Innovators at MICRO are making tiny museums that teach us new things everywhere, and they’re doing it all out of a tiny space!
5 minute lesson
Iceland has suffered the effects of widespread deforestation. Now, the country is looking for innovative ways to get the trees back!
By tapping into the often-unrecognized potential of people on the autism spectrum, Rising Tide car-wash is giving their employees a chance to shine!
Open Bionics is creating open source bionic arm technology! The Hero Arm changes lives, looks cool, and is available to anyone with a 3D printer!
4 minute lesson
BANDALOOP is an incredible troupe that performs on the sides of buildings, creating something amazing at the intersection of performance and architecture!
Microbes are everywhere! The tiny creatures that live on and all around us are not necessarily a cause for concern, though–they can be beautiful and useful, too!
3 minute lesson
Moai–also called the Easter Island Heads–were constructed by Polynesian explorers on the island of Rapa Nui. Find out why!
6 minute lesson
Kelp growers are changing the way we think about food and farming with this sea-vegetable that is tasty and changes the ocean ecosystem for the better.
11 minute lesson
Two sisters set out to change the world, starting by ridding Bali of the plastic bags that were suffocating their island home.
7 minute lesson
Biomimicry is taking inspiration from the elegant simplicity of nature’s design. Human technology that imitates the natural world works better!
The annual ice festival in Geilo, Norway draws a crowd of eager listeners who don’t mind wearing their winter coats while they listen to music played on ice instruments!
When foxes threatened the penguin population of Australia’s Middle Island, the perfect solution came from an unexpected place: a chicken farm!
At the University of Illinois-Chicago, engineers are changing the way we experience virtual reality by making it a group experience!
Gardening in space could be the key to living on other planets! Here’s how astronauts on the International Space Station are growing some of the first plants in space.
Masienda works with farmers in Mexico to bring traditional food to America, changing lives and expanding cultural viewpoints.
You may not have heard of sisal, but this plant has the power to change lives! Meet the man who has figured out how.
How are these magnificent creatures able to change the color of their skin? Let’s find out.
Explore 40,000 years of the history of London beautifully animated in stop-motion. This journey brings art and archaeology together in an awe-inspiring way.
Cenotes might seem like nothing more than big pits, but these underground caves are central to the vibrant ecological health of the Yucatan jungle.
Have you met hydra? Theyre the only animal that has figured out how to avoid death.
9 minute lesson
Scientists are able to learn more about the lives of dinosaurs than ever before because they can look inside their bones! Look at these amazing discoveries…
Jane Goodall is widely considered the world’s primary expert on chimpanzees, but how did she get to this point?
A scientist and an artist teamed up to fight river pollution by turning it into paint. Here’s their story!
Flamingos aren’t born pink! Here’s how they get that stunning color in their feathers…
What do you think it’s like to see Earth from space? Let’s hear from some astronauts.
Foldscope, a paper microscope, takes about one dollar to create, but it’s changing education and medicine around the world.
8 minute lesson
The BrainPort V100 is making it possible for people without sight to navigate the world better…by using their tongues.
Can you make art with drones? The performance of Drone 100 tells us yes. Take a look at this remarkable combination of technology and art.
14 minute lesson
Have you ever eaten a bug? Our planet could be happier if we all started eating insects, and theres a movement to bring them into the culinary world.
We share this planet with deep sea oddities that are a testament to the power of evolution. What can these odd creatures teach us about our place on Earth?
David Sanford is a photographer who is reminding us of the power of nature through photographing the monstrous waves of Lake Erie.
The human computers responsible for modern computing are some of the great people lost to history. Here’s how they are inspiring a new generation of coders!
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