5 minutes

This Tree Can Grow 40 Different Fruits!

Today on EWC we take a look at a pretty funky topic: Sam Van Aken’s Tree of 40 Fruits! This tree grows not one, but 40 different fruits! How amazing! But how could this be? Read more to find out!

8 minutes

Could we live in houses that breathe?

Sounds a little crazy, doesn’t it? Let’s rethink what a building can do by following one architect on a journey to create eco-conscious additions that’ll breathe with the world.

Image: Pyramids at sunset

8 minutes

A Pyramid Primer: How much do you really know?

Most of us think we know a fair amount about things like the pyramids. But do we? What if our information still dates from magazines in elementary school, and we only have the gist of things? Here’s something to consider.

12 minutes

The Unseen Art of the Foley Masters

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!

Serious Future Energy Options

15 minutes

Hype Aside: What are our real energy options?

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!

16 minutes

The Ingenious Music of the Marble Machine

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!

8 minutes

Murals on Mountainsides

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!

11 minutes

Hexaflexagon Wonder to Flex Mex Recipe

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!

8 minutes

Maps, A Distorted Look At Our World

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!

Image: A banana with tiny brown dots forming Michael Angelo's wisdom of man painting

10 minutes

The Wild Potential of Embracing Our Limitations

What if embraced our limitations? What possibilities might we discover if we just owned them and let them force us to get creative. We might actually find possibilities we would never have discovered. Take a look at how remarkable this mindset can be!