What new innovations are changing the future?

Here are some of the innovations we think prove “it’s still an amazing world!” Innovators around the globe are coming up with ingenious solutions to some of our most pressing problems. From science, to healthcare, to the way we eat, these are the remarkable breakthroughs that are reshaping our future for the better.

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Take a Walk in a Real Life Holodeck

12 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Let's face it, virtual reality has its limitations, but what if you could take off that clunky headset and actually experience new worlds in a real life holodeck?
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Saving the Rainforest with Old Cell Phones

11 minutes

[ Animals ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

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!
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How is Bitcoin Influencing our Search for Alien Life?

7 minutes

[ Conservation & Sustainability ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

In all that you've heard about Bitcoin, you've probably not thought about its unintended consequences on the search for extraterrestrial life. Here's how these two seemingly unrelated worlds are colliding.
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Visit the Water Park of an Inspired Future!

8 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Morgan's Inspiration Island is the world's first ultra-accessible water park, and this remarkable place not only connects kids with the power of fun but is spurring on meaningful innovation!
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Should We All Be Eating Insects?

15 minutes

[ Animals ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

We know it's a reach, but the best innovations always are! Insect protein takes fewer resources to produce, has all of the amino acids we need, and can be pretty tasty. Are bugs the food of the future? Let's risk knowing more...
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How Virtual Reality is Changing Healthcare

8 minutes

[ Health ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

This device out of Stanford is saving lives by helping both families and medical experts understand what's happening with Congenital Heart Defects.
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This Museum is Sparking Curiosity Anywhere!

5 minutes

[ Design ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Meet MICRO, an amazing organization bringing the wonders and knowledge of museums to everybody, with tiny museums built to inspire curiosity!
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Sustainable Energy from Algae and Much More!

17 minutes

[ Conservation & Sustainability ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

As we argue about the future of our fuel sources, we may be swimming right past the answer! Algae can produce Sustainable Energy and much more!
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Need to Solve a Problem? Turn to Nature!

7 minutes

[ Animals ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

The natural world is a remarkable problem solver. So, why aren't we turning to nature to find more answers to our complex problems? Here's how biomimicry is helping us build a better future!
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