When it comes to decoding the history of humanity, did you know ancient teeth are some of our greatest assets? Yes, the humble tooth can provide us with an incredible window into the past!
Are you practicing correctly? Can you even learn a new skill as you age? Why is practice even important? Our brains are capable of a lot, especially if we know the best way to teach them!
Did you know you are home to millions of invisible creatures? Say hello your microbiome, the ecosystem of microscopic organisms that help keep you alive!
Science is vastly improving our options when it comes to depression. Here’s a very insightful TED Talk that might put a spring in your step, literally and figuratively!
Let’s let the magnificent, 90 year old figure skater, Yvonne Dowlen, skate into our hearts and leave us with wisdom about balance, joy and the unfolding of life.
When a community finds a way to develop its historic architecture and artists, good things are bound to happen, and then ripple out in waves for generations!
We could all use a few extra hours in our day, but what if those extra hours are already there? Here’s a different perspective on time management.
Let us introduce you to Dance for PD, a remarkable organization changing the lives of patients with Parkinsons Disease with the power of dance!
Did you know that science has opened many new doors recently on how we can all augment the reach of our 5 senses? Here’s some fascinating examples!
Have you wondered what advice your 100- year-old self might give you today in your current circumstances?
If “genius” is defined by an exceptionally rare gift of intellect, creativity or other natural ability, then stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill qualifies. Take a look at the work of someone who combines all three!
If you’ve ever scratched your head about the fuss regarding gluten in our diets, here’s an entertaining way to feel like an expert, in less than 10 minutes!
Did you hear about the two men, paralyzed from their armpits down, who sailed the inside passage. They’ve got an inspiring lesson for us all. Let’s consider their secret!
Can we control our initial assumptions and impulses? Well no, we actually can’t, but we can understand them and let another part of our brain control our reactions. Here’s a great insight into our own brains!
Remarkable science alert! Scientists have recently found a therapy for Alzheimer’s that uses light to reverse some of the symptoms of the disease!
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!
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?
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!
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!
Ingenious people are always the ones dragging culture forward. It is time to start innovating when it comes to death. How about a mushroom burial suit!
Innovation is at its very best when it involves things we take completely for granted. Take School Lunches for example: now here are some remarkable, delightful and incredibly obvious insights that North Americans have almost completely missed!
Check out the Rolling Dance Chair, an incredible example of how innovation can happen when we think outside of the box about possibility!
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!
Today we point you to a TED Talk you may some day be very glad you came across. Even if you live a charmed life, someday you may need to comfort a friend in the face of tragedy. Here are some empowering and almost magical insights that could change everything!
What if we’re wrong about diet leading to diabetes and we actually need to ask a few better questions? Here’s one of the most moving TEDmed Talks you ever see from a physician who has a very unique insight…
Do helmets really protect us from a concussion? It turns out there is a lot we don’t know and a lot we have completely wrong when it comes to this seemingly common form of brain trauma!
Have you “hit the wall” in some aspect of your life? Perhaps you feel like you’ve just run out of gas or are stuck in a rut. Here’s a very interesting insight to consider, no matter your goal! Take a look…
What’s keeping us from accomplishing our dreams? What’s the primary reason holding us back? It’s not money and it’s not time. It’s fear. Here’s how to overcome that obstacle!
What could possibly be good about Struggle and Vulnerability? Don’t we spend every waking moment trying to avoid them both!? Turns out there are some amazingly valuable things to celebrate about both!