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.”
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...
Numbeo: Numbers for all
Numbeo is the world’s largest database providing current and timely information on world living conditions.
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...
Skateistan, a documentary film by Orlando Einsiedel on a skatepark project for the kids of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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.