How will drones shape, or reshape, possibility in the future? In this beautiful and fascinating TED Talk, innovator Raffaello D’Andrea, along with some of his drones, lays out what the future may have in store for us!
What happens when your limitations force you to recreate reality? For the cutting-edge musician Beardyman, the desire to push the boundaries of what is possible with the human voice have opened up a new musical and creative world.
How can we police large swaths of endangered rainforest with something we all have at home? The incredible startup Rainforest Connection is taking our old cell phones and giving them a second life as protectors of some of the most at-risk habitat on the planet!
Sally Ride was the first American woman in space, but her path to becoming an icon for equality was riddled with moments that exemplified why diversity is so very important to progress. Here are some of those stories in her own words…
Can technology spark a new creative wave? A collaboration between Intel and Ars Electronica to create Drone 100, a record-breaking spectacle of music, light, and technology, is changing the future of technology and the awe it can inspire.
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.