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!
Frustration can often lead to genius, and that’s certainly the case with humorist James Veitch’s response to scammer and marketing ploys on the web. Take a look at his hilarious take on trying to unsubscribe!
Are there ways to increase our odds of finding that one special person? There are! In today’s EWC article, we share some great insights and a very funny story!
Want to take a little trip without leaving your living room? Today on our Saturdays Around the World feature, we stroll the streets of Japan’s famous snow festival!
Optical illusions are always fun, and those you can do in your own home are even better. Here’s what they can teach us about perspective!
Do we need to be so serious all of the time? Have a look at the fun and hilarious penny farthing race. It certainly reminds us to take a moment to celebrate the power of joy!
If you are looking for some insights on gratitude and happiness, here’s a new lens from which to view possibility. There’s nothing better than true stories told by master story-tellers! See what we mean by that!
Why do you do what you do? Here are some inspiring words from the late Gene Wilder that remind us to reflect on where we came from, in order to fully appreciate where we are…
The Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling Festival might be one of the strangest annual events in the world. This is what happens when thousands of people cram onto a hillside to watch brave souls chase a wheel of cheese down an almost vertical incline…
What if I told you that flags could help you see the world differently? Knowing the principles that go into good flag design can give you some insight into the beauty of the designed world around you!
The humble potato may seem like a mundane part of life, but it could actually be the reason you are standing here today! Here’s the history of the world through a potato’s eyes…
Can Introverts and Extroverts find some common ground of understanding, where both find the best in each other? They can! And it’s a fascinating, even fun, journey!
As the weather gets warmer, barbecuing might be on your mind, but before you pull out your grill, check out some more exciting techniques! The Royal Institution and Brit Lab take us on an adventure to barbecue with science…
We all know where camels come from, right? A new origin story for these strange creatures is changing how we think about things we take as “fact.” Check out this hilarious TED Talk from Latif Nasser.
What would happen if you replied to an email scam in your inbox? Comedian James Veitch decided one day to find out. The story that ensues is very funny and revealing!
Out in the middle of the desert is a place revered by a special group of people. This place is not a religious site, a natural wonder, or the resting place of an important person. It is a phone booth. And it’s story has become a global phenomenon.
It’s easy to get bogged down by things that threaten to hold us back. But today we introduce you to a woman who’s found both humor and grit in a unique perspective on taking things as they come. Take a look!
Dominic Wilcox is and inventor, designer, and creative genius, his work is an inspiring reminder of why creativity can be one of the most powerful forces we possess! Here is his incredible story, and some of the work he has inspired!
Zach Anner is a comedian with cerebral palsy who is a self-proclaimed “religious idiot.” On his quest to learn more about the religions of the world, he takes us on an incredible journey that is as hilarious as it is enlightening! Check out our new favorite YouTube series here at EWC!
Can neuroscience be inspiring and even fun? It absolutely can! This TED Talk is a jaw-dropper and will change the way you think of your own body, and what is possible!
Want to be happier at work? Solid science predicts we actually control 90% of our happiness and only 10% is related to our circumstances! Today, Shawn Anchor tells us how to nurture the “happiness advantage” in our work and home. Amazing!
What happens when beatboxing and TED combine? Tom Thum transfixes us with his incredible TED Talk, as he brings beatboxing to the TED stage.
Ever thought of yourself as a chemist? Well, if you have ever baked, or critiqued the results of a baker, you might just be the best chemist in your house! There’s fascinatingly fun science in those holiday cookies!
Laughter has the power to bring us closer together across languages and cultures. “It’s Okay To Be Smart” helps answer the question “Why do we laugh?”
You know how some people have the hubris to think you can just start up your own country? We get some very entertaining AND interesting insight today on why that might be a little more complicated than you think!
Have you ever watched the TED Talk with the most views in history: 33 million? There’s a reason this one is on top. Great fun and a subject that can expand every single one of us, no matter our age.
Ever wondered why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day? Well, for some quick Friday fun and insight,we have the answer!
If we started with “a sticker room,” and moved out from there, what can kids teach us about contemporary art? Well, as it turns out, they might teach us a lot!
GO TEAM MOOSE! Why the moose might be a better symbol for the United States than the bald eagle!