7 minutes

[ ]

Creating Beauty from Scraps

By

Mexico’s copper artisans are some of the most skilled in the world. Their work recycles the materials of everyday objects and transforms them into remarkable works of art.

Read More

13 minutes

[ ]

The Case For Making Useless Things

By

How can we bring joy and humility back into the work we do? Why not have more fun! Simone Giertz is the queen of terrible robots, and she makes a great case for why we should embrace making “useless things”.

Read More

15 minutes

[ ]

A More Creative Future with Smog Vacuums and Glowing Sidewalks

By

What if every construction project needed to have both a practical outcome and a component past that; something that expands possibility? Here’s a guided tour of what that world might look like!

Read More

9 minutes

[ ]

Turning Pollution into Paint: A Kickstarter Success Story!

By

Here’s an update on a project we featured two years ago when it was still a primordial concept. Now it’s an inspirational story with all the elements of the best kind of progress!

Read More

14 minutes

[ ]

The Best Way to Improve the World Around Us

By

Here is a TED Talk that could be a prescription for solving many of the world’s most vexing problems! What if we emulated some of the quirkier characteristics of the most original thinkers and idea people?

Read More

9 minutes

[ ]

This Artist Shows Our Messy Side

By

How much of yourself do you actually like to reveal to others?
This artist is able to uncover another side to the subjects of her portraits by using an unassuming material that we all have an experience with. This makes us ask, can these “messy” sides of ourselves actually be beautiful?

Read More

13 minutes

[ ]

Take a Little Trip to Reset Your Sense of Wonder

By

How can we overcome the monotony of the day to day and be reinspired by the world around us? Why not take a trip to some of the world’s most wonderful places?

Read More

20 minutes

[ ]

A Tour of the Wonders of Artificial Intelligence

By

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!

Read More

18 minutes

[ ]

ISAAW: Unbelievable Robots!

By

Do you have any robots in your life yet? Maybe at your workplace? How about in your home? If not now, you soon will! While pop culture makes that future seem dark, there is actually so much wonder in what’s going on right now! Take a look…

Read More

7 minutes

[ ]

What Claude Monet’s Cataracts Revealed

By

We all know about his fabulous artwork, but we might not all know that Claude Monet developed cataracts. Lucky for us, he was able to show us how they changed his world through his paintings, and It’s Okay to be Smart gives us a deeper look into this…

Read More

9 minutes

[ ]

Where Could the Beauty of Science Take Us?

By

Could this combination of art and science inspire a fascination for the sciences in more people? This education brand brings another level to science class!

Read More

5 minutes

[ ]

Where Artistry Meets Athleticism

By

Combining artistry, athleticism, and tradition the Georgian National Ballet is a true cultural marvel, and an incredible reminder of how art can transcend culture!

Read More

10 minutes

[ ]

A Village Made of Plastic

By

What might happen if we placed more focus on the idea of inventing ever more creative and practical uses for what’s already been made? Why keep making more “stuff”? There’s something popping up in Panama that can inspire us all!

Read More

10 minutes

[ ]

Problem-Solving Through Reinventing “Normal”

By

Dominic Wilcox is an inventor and creative genius whose work is an inspiring reminder of why creativity will almost always save the day! Here is his incredible story, and some of the amazingly fun work he has inspired!

Read More

19 minutes

[ ]

Through the Eyes of a Creative Outsider

By

Art has a powerful way of shifting our perceptions. Today, we get to see that creative magic unfold along the Canadian shores when visited by the artist, Hula.

Read More

8 minutes

[ ]

When Robotics Lend a Hand

By

Here’s a moment where technology becomes a bit more…human

Read More

14 minutes

[ ]

ISAAW: Share a Photo that Tells a Story!

By

Want to take really remarkable photos with your phone? There are easy tricks that most of us don’t know! Here are some of the best tips on the web and you can use them to share your photos with the world here with ISAAW!

Read More

9 minutes

[ ]

How Productive is Your Procrastination?

By

Do you have a procrastination problem? Don’t worry, most of us do. Lucky for us, there are ways that we can turn our formerly wasted time into some productive procrastination!

Read More

17 minutes

[ ]

The Future of Designing Our Environments

By

Today we meet a team who are working to bridge the gap between nature, technology, and art with hopes for a more beautiful future! Daan Roosegaard’s TED Talk creates a spark that can enlighten us all.

Read More

15 minutes

[ ]

How to Survive a Rhino Charge

By

Have you ever wondered, “How did they get that photograph?!” Today we introduce you to a professional nature photographer who will tell us a fantastic tale and share some of his breathtaking images.

Read More

7 minutes

[ ]

Honey, Are We Polluted?

By

Our world is polluted and the bee population is diminishing, but could it actually be possible for us to save both of them at the same time? An airport in Germany has come up with a process that may just work!

Read More

14 minutes

[ ]

Ever Widening Circles is Ready to Change the World!

By

This week, Ever Widening Circles will be getting a facelift! Here’s a look at where we have come from and how we are ready to change the world!

Read More

7 minutes

[ ]

An Artist’s Rendering of Beauty

By

There’s beauty in all of us, but sadly, it’s often overlooked.  Today we’re appreciating an artist who creates gorgeous portraits by focusing on who her subjects actually are, instead of what they reveal on just the surface! Join us!

Read More

6 minutes

[ ]

Endless Possibility in Embracing Your Constraints

By

Have you ever thought of the obstacles you face as a good thing? Reframing and embracing the obstacles in our lives may actually lead us to better and more creative answers!

Read More

9 minutes

[ ]

Into the Mind of an Artist

By

The artist’s mind is always an interesting place to walk through, but where it can bring us can be quite beautiful. Let’s go on this journey today with sculptor Dustin Yellin to see what’s possible when we break down the boxes that separate us! Dustin’s TED Talk is full of insights and inspiration. Take a look!

Read More

4 minutes

[ ]

One Stitch at a Time

By

You may think of embroidery as an antiquated art form, but the artist Chloe Giordano’s mesmerizing freehand embroidery is breathing new life into this beautiful tradition.

Read More

7 minutes

[ ]

It’s Okay, Let Yourself be Bored!

By

One of the best ways to increase your creativity and problem-solving may surprise you. It doesn’t involve a fancy app, or much practice, in fact, the tools you need are always with you!

Read More

17 minutes

[ ]

OK Go: How to FIND Your Next Great Idea!

By

OK Go – arguably the most wildly creative force in music videos – can teach us all a lot about getting to our next great idea. Turns out most of us have been going about things backward!

Read More

14 minutes

[ ]

The Breathtaking Seasons of Norway

By

Join us as we take a moment of pause and let the natural world speak for a moment as we celebrate the breathtaking beauty of the seasons of Norway!

Read More