When trying to come up with a new idea, we all have times when we get stuck. But according to research by behavioral and learning scientist Marily Oppezzo, getting up and going for a walk might be all it takes to get your creative juices flowing. In this fun, fast talk, she explains how walking […]

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Real indigo-dyed clothing is not like the blue you know. Richer than the chemical blues used on most fabrics today, real indigo dye comes from a plant and has a surprising range of qualities: on fabric it is antibacterial, flame resistant and repels odor and dirt. With roots in Japanese culture dating back to the […]

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The best things come from the most unexpected places. At least, that’s the case with the Bombay Frankie Company. They’re serving up some of the best Indian food in Los Angeles—all out of a gas station. Brother and sister Hiram and Priyanka grew up in California eating classic Indian cuisine. Now, they’ve launched the newest […]

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How does an idea take shape? According to artist Olafur Eliasson, it starts by answering the seemingly straightforward question of why.

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The Cozy Sun & Bug Cover lets on-the-go parents protect their babies from bugs and sunburn. It stretches to fit standard-sized baby carriers and allows for airflow.

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Why did an engineering firm perform no better at some basic innovation tasks than a class of grade 6 and 7 students? In this surprising and visually engaging talk, Alex Bruton urges us to stop competing to spread the Post-It-Notes-on-the-wall-because-they-are-cool and the let’s-get-the-keywords-into-the-annual-report notions of innovation. He shares a simple, powerful model for innovation literacy […]

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The Waerator is an aerator turns your wine bottle into a tap. It creates a more flavorful glass and lets you enjoy your bottle instantly.

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Artist David Henry Brown Jr, also known as David Nobody, went viral when he created this ‘weeble wobble’, a huge concrete dome which you can hang onto as it rolls around. He made the first weeble in 1994. He said he was “young and crazy and lucky that it worked.” He made the second version […]

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These men are from Jingdezhen, China, the porcelain capital of the world.

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The Beer Can House is a Houston landmark with an intriguing story.

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