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!
Meet ArcAttack, a group making music with Tesla Coils! By combining music, science, and the power of lightning they are taking cool science to the next level.
Did you know clothing has a big impact on our environment? Here’s how you can buy clothing smarter and help have a positive impact on the world!
How do fish swim in schools, or birds fly in giant flocks without running into each other? Take a look at the tiny swarming robots that are helping us understand some of nature’s most complex phenomena!
What happens when we use the kindness of strangers to catalyze life-saving daisy chain of kidney donation? Here’s a reminder that compassion is still out there!
Do you feel us edging away from fossil fuels? If we look where innovation is moving, it’s not in coal, oil and gas. No the creative thought leaders and clever young innovators are moving on. See where they are taking us!
After seizing a moment of inspiration, finger painter Iris Scott began using our most fundamental tool to create marvelous works of art! Here’s her story…
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!
People who have changed the world often started out as complete amateurs. Some of their stories are absolutely fabulous! Let’s give this whole “trying new things” some thought through the lens of remarkable amateurs.
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!
What happens when you combine the musical power of a one-man band, the whimsy of a Rube Goldberg machine, and the power of 2000 marbles? Meet the Marble Machine, an instrument and a band all in one!
Simon Beck creates breathtaking mountainside murals in freshly fallen snow. His work is a remarkable example of the magic that can happen when nature and art combine!
Ever asked yourself “What did I do before Google?” For the past 40 years, the New York Public Library has had its own “human Google” where you can call and ask any question. The best part? You can still call them today!
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!
Sometimes, learning the backstories of our favorite heroes can be a great reminder that we all have the power to change the world! Here’s the story behind one of the great science icons.
Yes, you read that correctly, we can use fish scales to generate power! It turns out those fish you see in the market could be an alternative energy source! Here’s how this alternative energy source could be used in the future!
What happens when you put the tools for innovation into the hands of nurses? You get MakerNurse, and incredible project changing the future of patient care!
Check out the Rolling Dance Chair, an incredible example of how innovation can happen when we think outside of the box about possibility!
Have you seen the wiz kid with an idea that could revolutionize the future? Meet Max Loughan and his Energy Harvester and see some genius at work!
How can owl pellets help us make conservation decisions? It turns out a little bit of gross science can have a big impact! And it’s actually pretty cool!
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!
How does welding work in space? It’s actually a fascinating process that many of us don’t even know about! Here’s some science that will leave you feeling a little smarter.
What happens you take dance, flip it sideways, and defy gravity on the side of a building? Check out BANDALOOP a dance troupe that is spreading awe and wonder with a new kind of dance!
What if we all have the innate skills to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems, when we are in the 4th grade? Take a look at this bit of wonder!
One year ago this month there was the typical negativity in the news cycle, but there was also amazing possibility and innovation being celebrated right here! Enjoy our look back to our top 8 articles from November 2015. (Oh,.. and there’s food there!)
Have you heard about Biosphere 2? This incredible living laboratory is helping us figure out what life could look like on a colony beyond our planet!
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!
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!
Are driverless cars and other forms of futuristic transportation a far-off dream? It turns out that our own bodies can provide a little inspiration to turn science fiction into reality!