Auckland Art Gallery
Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tāmaki, is New Zealand’s largest and most inspiring visual arts experience. Four floors of exhibitions, right in the heart of Auc...
“So what are emotions, really? Well, strap on your seat belt, because … emotions are guesses. They are guesses that your brain constructs in the moment where...
“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 ...
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”.
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...
Who am I? Think again
TEDtalks: Hetain Patel: Who am I? Think again - Hetain Patel / Yuyu Rau (2013)
There are several issues in Bali but lately people have been concerned about land being sold to foreigners and non-Balinese. The argument is that the gods en...
Numbeo: Numbers for all
Numbeo is the world’s largest database providing current and timely information on world living conditions.
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.
Urban green need
The urban need for improved life quality is a driving energy in every big metropolis. Check how good are Bangkok people in painting their everyday life livel...
Best of La Linea
La Linea (“The Line”) is an Italian animated series created by the Italian cartoonist Osvaldo Cavandoli.
Consider the Weight of air
Consider the sea and oceans of the world as a jelly, and the surface of this jelly medium as a skin and lets think of this as our idealized world where we ca...
The Red Bag Race
The red bag race is a competition to collect trash. It takes place during surf contests organized by Volcom Indonesia. It aims at educating kids on acting ab...
Gilberto Espanza’s nomadic plants are a sort of hybrid plant and microorganism robots who feed on polluted water.