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...
An Atlas of Mirrors
Part of Singapore Biennale 2016, An Atlas of Mirrors presents contemporary artworks by more than 60 artists and art collectives from Southeast Asia, and East...
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.
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)
Numbeo: Numbers for all
Numbeo is the world’s largest database providing current and timely information on world living conditions.
Thailand election posters
After six years of often bloody political protests, Thai citizens are going to vote this weekend.
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...
In the past ten years, the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo has taken more than 6 million lives.