The Foldscope is a nearly indestructible paper microscope that costs less than a dollar to manufacture, and it is changing the future of education and medicine in developing countries. Here’s its incredible story…
We hardly ever think about the ways the media we consume affects us, or the power we have when it comes to dictating what we all learn from in the news. It turns out, we have more power than we think when it comes to deciding how positive, balanced, and worldly our media is!
National Geographic’s Crittercams are changing the way we learn about some of the most notoriously difficult animals to study on this planet. Today we ride along with manta rays, whale sharks, and humpback whales in an up close and personal way…
This is the tale of how an ax-wielding nun, a medieval text, and modern science came together to find a cure to one of today’s greatest medical dilemmas. Get ready for an incredible story of discovery…
What happens when you use drones to explore the depths of one of the world’s most active volcanoes? We join explorer and filmmaker Sam Cossman on his journey to discover life at the edge of one of the planet’s most hostile environments!
Out in the middle of the desert is a place revered by a special group of people. This place is not a religious site, a natural wonder, or the resting place of an important person. It is a phone booth. And it’s story has become a global phenomenon.
What’s the big deal with something called “Squishy Robot Fingers”? For marine biologists, this new innovation is a groundbreaking way to conduct research on the ocean’s most delicate organisms.
What happens when Harvard scientists begin to create microscopic gardens of “flowers”? The incredible project behind these beautiful images is a combination of art and science that speaks to the possibility unleashed when these two disciplines collide!
Your smartphone can be only a few steps away from a wonder you can’t imagine! It can easily be a handy microscope! With just a few simple steps, and materials, your phone can help you explore the microscopic world around you! Can you imagine how fun this might be for the kids in your life?
Learn about the Omni Processor which, as Bill Gates puts it, turns “poop to potable in minutes.” Learn more today on Ever Widening Circles.
What if we were able to treat anxiety, depression, or ADHD by looking inside of our brains? This form of diagnostic imaging is now a reality, and it is helping doctors treat patients more effectively than ever before.
Can neuroscience be inspiring and even fun? It absolutely can! This TED Talk is a jaw-dropper and will change the way you think of your own body, and what is possible!
How long have we been fascinated by robots? The surprising answer may make you question your own assumptions about why we fear and revere these marvels of technology!
How soon will we all be enjoying the freedom and safety of self-driving cars? Here’s a fun look at this innovation that’s closer than we think!
Are you creeped out by robots… or snakes? How about a robotic snake?! You might change your tune when you see the incredible uses of the robot snake, today on EWC.
What happens when we use the human body as a canvas for projection art? Projection mapping is changing the way we look at reality, and the human form.
Technology and magic are combining to transform possibility. Bot & Dolly’s “Box” is a performance that pushes us past the boundaries of reality.
An MIT scientist studying how bacteria can detect cancer is teaming up with an artist to make living art. The results, and their story, is fascinating.
In a strange twist of fate, neuroscientists discovered that they could be using diapers to see the details of the brain better! Take a look…
At age 14, Easton LaChappelle met a 7 year old girl who had a prosthetic arm. The limb could only open and close, and yet it cost $80,000. He thought he could do better, and do it for under $1,000. He set to work in his bedroom, and later the family garage.
Artist Sue Austin shatters the boundaries and assumptions of life in a wheelchair; proving the immensely transformative power of art.
When was the last time you spent an hour in galactic warfare, while learning to type? What if we re-imagine double tasking with innovators who are making our world more productive and more fun?
What if we turned the tables on ourselves and used creativity to help us do the right thing? In today’s article, we bring you an amazing example of that genius. (11m)
Finally, schools are starting to catch up with the progress of the last 200 years in the rest of society! See what’s happening digital learning at its best.
Once in a great while we come across animations that seem to touch all the chords: philosophy, art, history, and the power of human aspiration. Take a look at this haunting, beautiful short wonder!
Who do you picture when you think of a computer programmer, game designer, IT professional? Not a woman of color? Let Kimberly Bryant inspire you!
Bill Nye was always the fun “science guy” and as the years have gone by, he’s just gotten better: smarter and wittier. Let him explain why we need sundials on Mars.
Is the world getting better as we are shrinking everything down through nano-technology? It is! You will walk a little taller from all the possibilities on the immediate horizon.
BioMimicry is taking Mother Nature’s best ideas and putting them to immediate good use. Today we share the most remarkable concept for turning polluted waterways into marvelous resources for society.