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From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, all great presentations have a common architecture. Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks | Video on...

The sOccket harnesses the kinetic (motion) energy of the soccer ball during normal game play and stores it for later power needs. After play, small electrical appliances, like an LED lamp, can be plugged into the sOccket. Find out more at...

January 16, 2012 | In: Business, Green

Putting a value on nature …

Every day, we use materials from the earth without thinking, for free. But what if we had to pay for their true value: would it make us more careful about what we use and what we waste? Think of Pavan Sukhdev as nature's banker --...

November 8, 2011 | In: Learning

Trust, morality and oxytocin

What drives our desire to behave morally? Neuroeconomist Paul Zak shows why he believes oxytocin he calls it "the moral molecule" is responsible for trust, empathy and other feelings that help build a stable society. via Paul Zak:...

In Rajasthan, India, an extraordinary school teaches rural women and men -- many of them illiterate -- to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors in their own villages. It's called the Barefoot College, and its...

Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash into seriously entertaining, well-designed toys that kids can build themselves -- while learning basic principles of science and design. via Arvind Gupta: Turning...

Writer and designer Graham Hill asks: Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? He makes the case for taking up less space, and lays out three rules for editing your life. Graham Hill: Less stuff, more happiness |...

Scott Hamlin, the founder of the innovative upcycling company Looptworks, shares his views on the importance of knowing who your customers will be, how you're going to distribute your product and what makes it meaningful and different. How to Take a...

Biologist Mark Pagel shares an intriguing theory about why humans evolved our complex system of language. He suggests that language is a piece of "social technology" that allowed early human tribes to access a powerful new tool:...

June 20, 2011 | In: Marketing, Views

The Paradox of Choice

Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied. via Barry Schwartz on the paradox of...

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