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.”
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.
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)
Numbeo: Numbers for all
Numbeo is the world’s largest database providing current and timely information on world living conditions.
Snaking into Milano China
2013 Snake year celebration parade is being held in Milano Chinatown. Clean winter sky, a warm shy sun to celebrate cultural identity with ease.
Best of La Linea
La Linea (“The Line”) is an Italian animated series created by the Italian cartoonist Osvaldo Cavandoli.
Songkran 2555, Water Morning
Songkran is the traditional New Year’s Day in Thailand. It is a time for spiritual cleansing and renewal. Typically the day starts with a visit to the ...
Hong Kong Dragons
2012 year of the Dragon. Here is a visual journey of the new year's celebrations in Hongkong. A big Parade and massive fireworks which is hard to miss.
Many Thai people sincerely love their King. Most houses or shops display at least one photo of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Skateistan, a documentary film by Orlando Einsiedel on a skatepark project for the kids of Kabul, Afghanistan.
In the past ten years, the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo has taken more than 6 million lives.
Spike Jonze Lazarus Effect film
On May 24th, “The Lazarus Effect” by director Lance Bangs and executive producer Spike Jonze premieres on HBO, YouTube and Channel 4 (UK).
Gilberto Espanza’s nomadic plants are a sort of hybrid plant and microorganism robots who feed on polluted water.