The city as it exists doesn’t have to be the city we live in. These crazy projects could reinvent the urban landscape--and make it a little more fun.
Biking on ice is… suboptimal. What if bike lanes could be warmed from beneath to keep them safe and clear? They’re trying it right now--where else?--in the Netherlands.
We think of forests as full of tall, soaring trees. But newly engineered dwarf trees might actually do a better job revitalizing our woodlands.
Inventor Dean Kamen is exploring using his new shiny new version of a 19th-century engine to provide clean power to keep your TV on. It’s no Segway, but it just might work.
There is an experimental, cancer-killing virus sitting in a freezer in Sweden right now, but no pharmaceutical company wants to pay for its clinical trial. Maybe you do?
Jennifer Donogh found that there were few resources (and fewer peers) when she tried to start her own business as a young woman. So she created YoungFemaleEntrepreneurs.com to give herself and others a chance at making new connections with other burgeoning entrepreneurs with the same concerns.
Our society is becoming increasingly focused on the importance of happiness. Brands that can find a way to make us happy--and not just exploit fear and negative emotions--will be at an incredible advantage.