[ Nature ]
There’s a span of time every year in the arctic zone when the sun doesn’t rise above the horizon. What is it like to experience these polar nights? On this Saturday Around the World, we head to Greenland to explore.
It turns out that optimism is hard-wired into our brains, but is this actually a good thing? What does it help us accomplish?
[ History ]
In this exhibit, you can sit across from a holocaust survivor and ask them about their story. The thing is, these people aren’t really there! So, how does this work? And what is it like for them to know their experience is protected from time?
[ Art ]
If you’ve ever tried to create something, you know the whole process can be quite frustrating. From finding that great idea to showing the final piece to someone, here are 3 short videos (from a few creative minds you may recognize) that can help us rethink how well we’re doing.
[ Happiness & Hope ]
Ever wished that you could be the one to discover an amazing ancient site? Well, what if we told you that you can be, by connecting to a satellite, yourself!?
[ Creativity ]
How do you bring the energy of a song to the audience when it’s interpreted into American Sign Language (ASL)? Amber Galloway Gallego is an innovator passionately working to not only interpret lyrics but the emotions and instruments that give them life.
[ Business ]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming a reality, and most of us barely understand what it means. No wonder there is a lot of fear and a shortage of wonder on the topic. Today we change all that with an expert guide!
[ Culture ]
A vast majority of us don’t live anywhere close to a volcano — especially not an active one. Indonesia has the largest number of active volcanos in the world, so how do the residents handle the constant threat? What’s the appeal? Here’s a gorgeous film that may give us a hint.
[ Culture ]
You’ve probably shared a few of these in your messages if you’ve communicated through technology in the past decade, but could emotion depicting icons have an even longer history than we assume? And where could these emojis bring the human race in the future? Jenna Schilstra discusses this on the TED stage.
[ Animals ]
You may not expect urine to be the topic in an article about insight and innovation, but here we are. Today we discover how a few animals recycle their own to keep themselves healthy and the steps that we humans are taking to join the party!
[ Happiness & Hope ]
We typically don’t want to go back to a place we had a terrible experience. But what if we did? Here’s the story of three U.S. Army Captains returning to Iraq for the first time since combat to experience something completely different.
August 16, 2017
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