See how the rest of the world lives, organized by income

See how the remainder of the world lives, organized by earnings

What does it appear to be when somebody in Sweden brushes their enamel or when somebody in Rwanda makes their mattress? Anna Rosling Rönnlund desires all of us to search out out, so she despatched photographers to 264 houses in 50 nations (and counting!) to doc the stoves, mattress, bogs, toys and extra in households […]

American bipartisan politics can be saved -- here's how

American bipartisan politics could be saved — right here's how

Former Republican member of the U.S. Congress Bob Inglis shares an optimistic message about how conservatives can lead on local weather change and different urgent issues — and the way free enterprise (and dealing collectively throughout ideologies) maintain the options. “The United States was not built by those who waited and wished to look behind […]

The hidden role informal caregivers play in health care

The hidden function casual caregivers play in well being care

Once a cared-for affected person and now a caregiver himself, Scott Williams highlights the invaluable function of casual caregivers — these pals and relations who, out of affection, go the additional mile for sufferers in want. From private care to advocacy to emotional help, unpaid caregivers kind the invisible spine of well being and social […]

Talk about your death while you're still healthy

Talk about your demise whilst you're nonetheless wholesome

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The search for "aha!" moments

The seek for "aha!" moments

In 1988, Matt Goldman co-founded Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway manufacturing that grew to become a sensation recognized for its humor, blue physique paint and wild stunts. The present works on the premise that sure circumstances can create “aha moments” — moments of shock, studying and enthusiasm — frequent and intentional moderately than random and […]

How to put the power of law in people's hands

How to place the ability of legislation in folks's palms

What are you able to do when the wheels of justice do not flip quick sufficient? Or after they do not flip in any respect? Vivek Maru is working to remodel the connection between folks and legislation, turning legislation from an abstraction or risk into one thing that everybody can perceive, use and form. Instead […]

A one-man musical phenomenon

A one-man musical phenomenon

Jacob Collier is a one-man band and drive of nature. In a dynamic, colourful efficiency, he recreates the magical room at his house in London the place he produces music, performing three songs during which he sings each half and performs each instrument — accompanied by kaleidoscopic visuals that take cues from the music and […]

Want to be more creative? Go for a walk

Want to be extra artistic? Go for a stroll

When attempting to provide you with a brand new thought, all of us have occasions after we get caught. But in line with analysis by behavioral and studying scientist Marily Oppezzo, getting up and going for a stroll may be all it takes to get your artistic juices flowing. In this enjoyable, quick speak, she […]

How record collectors find lost music and preserve our cultural heritage

How report collectors discover misplaced music and protect our cultural heritage

For generations, report collectors have performed an important function within the preservation of musical and cultural heritage by “digging” for obscure music created by missed artists. Alexis Charpentier shares his love of information — and tales of how collectors have given forgotten music a second likelihood at being heard. Learn extra concerning the tradition of […]

How we can stop Africa's scientific brain drain

How we will cease Africa's scientific mind drain

How can Africans discover options to Africa’s issues? Conservation biologist Kevin Njabo tells his private story of how he almost grew to become a part of the group of African scientists who search an schooling overseas and by no means return — and why he is now constructing a everlasting base on the continent to […]