Introducing the Nanoflower, using Nature as Inspiration
The idea that science and technology uses the natural world (nature) as a template isn’t a novel one. For example, Researchers in Madrid are using ant…Read article
In case you’re wondering how an oil spill can turn into a theme park.
By DAVID NG Ever since the Keystone XL Pipeline (originally slated to transport Tar Sand bitumen from Alberta to Nebraska) was stalled, the attention on finding…Read article
Rooftop Garden in Vancouver, first in North America
At 535 Richards Street, the first ever urban farming system is being built by a company called Alterrus. Crop production will occur year round, within a…Read article
Crowd-sourcing gone horribly, hilariously wrong.
Shell’s hip, innovative, crowd-sourcing initiative: Here at Shell, we’re committed to online social media. After all, it’s the fuel that lubricates the engines of internet communication.…Read article
Oh, Mister Plumber, do you know Where naughty, careless, tradesman go?
Oh, Mister Plumber, do you know Where naughty, careless, tradesman go? You come to set the water right– To make the taps all safe and tight.…Read article
Hussein Janmohamed – Choral Music: The Road to Harmony and Peace – TEDxTerryTalks2011
Hussein Janmohamed is a dynamic choral conductor, composer and community music educator. He has performed with some of Canada’s finest choirs including Chor Leoni Men’s Choir,…Read article
Francis Arevalo – Slam Poetry! – TEDxTerryTalks2011
Francis Arevalo taking the TEDxTerryTalks stage, and providing the opening and the closing with some fittingly stirring, kinetic, and (frankly) awesome slam poetry. http://francisarevalo.tumblr.com November 5th,…Read article
Christmas Pick 2: The Little Bookish Stocking Stuffer
First, it’s so cute. And it says “tiny” in the title. But also, it’s monumentally cool – especially for the hipster artsy girl in your life.…Read article
One of the Best Innovators
Yes, I know, a Steve Jobs post. I just thought it was necessary. He was definitely a legend in the tech and entrepreneurial spheres and I…Read article
Why There Should Be An Historian In Every Office
by Nick Thornton I was having an interesting conversation the other day with a colleague about history graduates and the kind of work they went on…Read article