Gili means island. Near Lombok, in East Indonesia, there are 3 small islands on the the Wallace Line channel, called Gilis in short. No car nor motorbikes. D...
“Go out, talk to people, listen to people…” Celeste Headlee says. “And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.”
Wisdom of mud buildings
“There are a lot of resources given by nature for free, all we need is our sensitivity to see them and our creativity to use them,” says architect Anna Herin...
Hallucinating all the time
“We’re all hallucinating all the time, including right now. It’s just that when we agree about our hallucinations, we call that reality.”
Don’t believe in beliefs
Don’t believe in beliefs. When mystery presents itself people want answers. And when there are none, they cling to beliefs. As the function of a belief is to...
Perception deceives us
Our perception deceives us. We awake in the morning feeling still, as we look out the window to see a tiny looking sun rising in the sky. We walk outside and...
Treasures of Meaning
The concept of meaning starts with emptiness. It is like an empty bowl. You may fill an empty bowl with whatever you may wish – whether it be rice, fruit or ...
The cow is not your mom
Rarely you find witty sharp humor, meaningful content and globally important issues all included into an artist work. Melinda Hegedus has definitely somethin...
We all stick to habits we have developed while growing up. I doesn’t matter if those routines are not appropriate anymore. We also describe things mostly onl...
Economics for everyone
Illustrated here by Andrew Park, Ha-Joon Chang explains why every single person can and should get their head around basic economics.
How to grow fresh air!
Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably ...
Motivations not cash!
What motivate us? This inspiring illustrated talk inquiries how motivations drive our everyday actions and work.
Making a change
Artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn create community art by painting entire neighborhoods, and involving those who live there — from the favelas of Rio to...
Seeds, grow forests & food
How big is yourself? In these 3 projects the concept of togetherness and self is fully blended.
Thinking out of the box
Pranav Mistry is a real source of inspirations for his “Thinking out of the box”.
An amazing variety of forms and shapes washed ashore during high tides. Once alive and full of colors, when dead corals slowly turn to white.
TEDtalks: Diébédo Francis Kéré: How to build with clay… and community (2013) Diébédo Francis Kéré design buildings that are good for the environment and thos...
what on earth did I just witness?
Chinese animation artist Ray Lei, 26-year-old, has already hit International Animation Festival shows few times with his interesting multimedia works.
A suspension is the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings. These piercings are temporary and are performed just...
In the past ten years, the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo has taken more than 6 million lives.