How is the flute the great-grandfather of the computer? Here’s a look at the playful history of innovation to give you a little perspective for the future!
Take a quick break today to recognize the wonder of your inner lemur. Your body, in so many ways, is a walking demonstration of the scope of eternity!
Did you know fear is contagious? Here are some simple ways you can avoid contagious fear while building a more positive world around you!
What happened before history? After 200,000 years, let’s take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come, and maybe where we are headed!
Never let go of your ability to just relax into the wonder of watching a creative genius do their thing. Today we point you to the way deconstruction can be a wonder!
The British Museum is home to some of the world’s most incredible wonders. Let some of the people who know the collections best introduce you to their favorite objects in the museum!
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!
Why should we appreciate the humble pigeon a little more? It turns out, pigeons are actually much smarter than we give them credit for, not to mention we share a rich history!
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!
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?
Have you ever asked yourself “Do woodpeckers get concussions?” Well, even if you haven’t, here is the answer that will leave you walking through the world a little smarter!
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!
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!
How do we keep traditions alive in this era? On the isle of Harris, the production of Harris Tweed is breathes life into old ways. Take a journey with us and explore this beautiful culture and the landscape that inspires it!
Sometimes the heart is a far better judge than the head. Here’s a beautiful answer to the question “What is Family?”
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!
Imagine how different life would be if most of us could spot deception at a glance? Turns out there is some amazing science to help us do that! Take a look!
Meet Charles Green, the unsung hero of the ill-fated Endurance Expedition to the Antarctic. His remarkable story is a reminder of how food can feed the soul.
The discovery of microorganisms completely changed the way we looked at the world. In this age of science are we just as close to perspective shifting discovery?
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.
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!
What if we could accomplish our goals by thinking in reverse, beginning with the end sharply in mind and working backwards? Here’s an amazingly useful thought experiment!
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!
In our quest for happiness, could we be starting from the wrong place. Today’s EWC thought leaders takes us through a way of thinking that might be the key to happiness! See what you think!
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!
Let us introduce you to the hydra. These remarkable little organisms appear to defy the laws of nature with their seemingly immortal lifespan! Here’s the story on these strange creatures.