7 minute lesson
Artists in Michoacán, Mexico are working magic with copper scraps by turning them into works of art– the ultimate form of recycling!
Ian Burkhart and the folks at NeuroLife are reconnecting brain to body even after the debilitating effects of a spinal injury.
4 minute lesson
There’s a species of beetle that learns a second language just so it can go out to dinner! Paussus favieri uses aggressive mimicry to infiltrate ant colonies
8 minute lesson
Giselle Burgess has started a movement. By starting a Girl Scout troop for young girls experiencing homelessness, she is creating a safe haven and a home.
6 minute lesson
Do we all see the world the same way? How do our perceptions transform reality? It turns out there’s some interesting science behind how we see the world!
ArcAttack is using bolts of purple lightning to produce electrifying music! Tesla coils become musical instruments in an amazing scientific demonstration
5 minute lesson
When astronauts leave Earth’s protective atmosphere, they need a little help from a space suit to keep them safe from the dangers of space
Innovators at MICRO are making tiny museums that teach us new things everywhere, and they’re doing it all out of a tiny space!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
How are these magnificent creatures able to change the color of their skin? Let’s find out.
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!
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.
Most of us know that we have 5 senses… but do you know there are three others? Let’s discover your 8 senses!
Learn about how vegetables can act as your very own instruments.
Weve been told not to judge a book by the cover… but does that also apply to mold? Let’s learn about the impressive intelligence of slime mold!
Necessity isn’t always the mother of invention, the history of innovation may be much more playful than we think!
How much do you know about our planet’s timeline? Let’s explore.
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