Resilience lessons from a water goddess | Rethink


Ancient religious practices protected rice crops and coral reefs for centuries in Bali. These farming practices can inform future management there, and help people see landscape-level patterns elsewhere.

The Fight For Adaptive Fashion: How People With Disabilities Struggle To Be Seen (


“Disabled people constitute the largest minority group in the world, yet are the most underserved and underrepresented,” says Kelly Cat-Wells, the founder and CEO of disabled talent agency C Talent...

Can Removing Highways Fix America’s Cities? - The New York Times


Built in the 1950s to speed suburban commuters to and from downtown, Rochester’s Inner Loop destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses, replacing them with a broad, concrete trench that separated...

These Six Questions Will Improve Your Decisions - Darius Foroux

To improve your decisions, you want to look at your process for making a decision. Most people assume that good decision making is a matter of picking a course of...

Qiuqing Tai: TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat -- and the rise of bite-sized content | TED Talk


Short videos -- 60 seconds or less, made and shared on apps like TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram -- are more than just a fun way to pass the time; they've...

Accessible and Barrier-Free Mobility Workshop


Join ITS America, the Autonomous Vehicle Alliance (AVA), and AARP on Thursday, March 25 from 1-3:30 PM EST for a virtual workshop in which they will release research on barrier-free...

American suburbs are about to look more like European cities


Over the past few decades, transit-oriented developments have risen in inner-ring suburbs across North America, adding homes and shops near the transit lines that shuttle workers in and out of...

Let’s Say There’s a Covid-19 Vaccine - Who Gets It First?


THE RACE TO find a vaccine against Covid-19 is well underway. It has to be—without one, the Before Time is never coming back. More than a hundred candidates are cooking,...

There are countless products to buy, but only some hit a vaulted status of ‘must have’. What propels a single item into being a sensation?


Early one rainy morning in June, hundreds of people lined up outside Uniqlo stores in Tokyo, clutching umbrellas and waiting for their chance to spend 990 yen on a three-pack...

Abstract: The Art of Design


Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.

How to control someone else's arm with your brain


Greg Gage is on a mission to make brain science accessible to all. In this fun, kind of creepy demo, the neuroscientist and TED Senior Fellow uses a simple, inexpensive...