Did you know fear is contagious? Here are some simple ways you can avoid contagious fear while building a more positive world around you!
Have a tough time learning names, remembering directions, or just want to impress your friends? Never fear! Let us introduce you to your memory palace, a place where you can memorize anything.
Optical illusions are always fun, and those you can do in your own home are even better. Here’s what they can teach us about perspective!
Do you have someone in your life who you just can’t relate to anymore–a co-worker or family member–because your worldviews are miles apart? Here’s something HUGE to consider!
Meet the masters of sound who bring or favorite movies to life! For the Foley artist, film is their canvas and everything from plungers to paperclips their paint and brushes!
What if we had some secrets for negotiation that could get better outcomes for everyone. Here’s one of the top negotiators in the world, sharing the fundamental tips!
One thing the digital world allows us to do is interact with certain kinds of art. Even if we are not “art lovers”, there is something wonderfully personal about the interface we will show you today!
They say if we don’t learn from history we are doomed to repeat it, but what is history? Who writes history? Are the events we read about in history books really the whole story?
Recently I’ve been catching myself and others drawing huge conclusions from a single, compelling story. Sound familiar? Let an amazing TED speaker point us in a better, richer direction!
Once in a while it’s good to travel with a guide who really knows the hidden gems in any landscape, the extraordinary things that shouldn’t be missed. Today, let us be your guide to some remarkable hidden gems of possibility!
The new year is just a few days away, are you ready for 12017? Yes, you read that right, 12017. Let us introduce you to the holocene calendar, a different way of appreciating our rich past!
Could we do more with less? Here are a few simple ways we can improve our impact on the environment, and find ourselves a little less cluttered, simply by noticing the little things!
Here’s a window into a world that most of us have been exposed to hundreds of times, but would take for granted unless we had a great teacher to educate us. I’ll never listen to a movie score the same again!
Do you remember the wonder of a particular paper folding trick where it seemed a new color surfaced with every refold, even though the hexagon was only 2-sided? Here’s a whole new take on that!
How do we take our 3D globe and turn in into a flat map? Well, you really can’t, here’s how distorted maps of our world are shaping our perspective and what we can–maybe–do about it!
Is it possible to find a place on the web without an agenda anymore? And one with no bizarre advertising? And are there people doing amazing things just to make the world a better place? Yes, and you’ve found it!
How much do you really know about this planet’s history? How long have we been here? How does that compare Earth’s entire history? With the help of a football field, let’s gain a little perspective on these questions.
Meet the Blind Astronomer from Nova Scotia who is peering into space and beauty of the night sky more vividly than most of us ever will!
What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!
If you are looking for some insights on gratitude and happiness, here’s a new lens from which to view possibility. There’s nothing better than true stories told by master story-tellers! See what we mean by that!
What if we took the time to celebrate and nurture the many different ways we see the world? Here’s a TED Talk to remind us that the world needs all kinds of minds!
What would the wise astrophysicist Carl Sagan remind us this morning?
The history of daylight savings time has nothing to do with the urban legend of making more time for farm work. The truth is much more interesting!
Remember those Magic Eye books from the 90’s? Well, how did they work? Dive into the fascinating history and science of stereograms! You’ll leave with a little more of an appreciation for this amazing world.
There are people going to extremes in every field. Most push the edges of what everyone thought was possible. See what they have to teach us!
Can making gratitude a habit help us lead happier lives? Here’s an experiment in gratitude from SoulPancake to give us a little perspective!
Today we point you to a TED Talk you may some day be very glad you came across. Even if you live a charmed life, someday you may need to comfort a friend in the face of tragedy. Here are some empowering and almost magical insights that could change everything!
COMBO by David Ellis and Blu is an incredible collaboration that combines graffiti, stop-motion animation, and wild illustration into something mindbending.
So often we forget to nurture and savor the moment in the things that make us truly joyful. Here’s the powerful way one man’s life was changed by finding exactly where his joy came from!