Inside the creative mind. Meet today's most brilliant thinkers, designers and other thought leaders.
Think that the mind is responsible for our thoughts? Turns out the body plays a big role too: Just sitting on a wobbly chair makes us judge others' relationships to be unstable.
9 | March 8, 2013 5:00am |
The Apple veteran has Jobsian ambitions and no apparent competitors in the energy space.
March 1, 2013 3:15am |
When disabled people in developing countries face rocky slopes, steep hills and muddy paths, conventional wheelchairs won't cut it.
1 | February 25, 2013 3:00am |
Can we extend care and love to people beyond our intimate circle of friends and family? Stephen Asma says no, universal love for humankind is not practical and therefore impossible.
11 | February 22, 2013 5:00am |
An award-winning designer, Formosa spoke with us about designing IBM's first personal computer, how design has changed over the decades -- and why you should have meetings in elevators.
4 | February 18, 2013 2:22am |
For the first time in history, low-grossing movies win Oscars while the highest-grossing movies don't make the short list.
3 | February 15, 2013 3:15am |
Slivers of Time helps people who need flexible work hours, like students and caregivers, find companies that need their time.
4 | February 11, 2013 3:00am |
Think you need to be an art expert to fully appreciate art? A study of the heart rates of museum-goers proves that notion wrong.
2 | February 8, 2013 4:39am |
Former Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe seeks to turn meditation into a corporate productivity hack.
1 | February 1, 2013 1:58am |
As a consultant for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, Michael Michalko knows how to bring out the creativity in even the most uninspired mind.
7 | January 28, 2013 3:00am |
Many groups argue against administering the HPV vaccine to young women for fear of encouraging promiscuity, but a new study throws out such arguments.
3 | January 25, 2013 10:00am |
A prominent leader in social innovation, Novogratz helped pioneer a new approach to addressing global poverty.
2 | January 21, 2013 3:45am |
The proprietor of a 20,000 sq. ft. coworking space and classroom in Brooklyn discusses entrepreneurism, expansion and education without degrees.
1 | January 18, 2013 1:20am |
TeachAIDS uses carefully developed software to overcome cultural stigmas and bring competent HIV education to the masses
January 14, 2013 1:40am |
Dr. Cynthia Wachtell, historian and American studies professor, wonders why an eerie number of top U.S. politicians have been personally affected by fatal car accidents, yet none promote...
7 | January 11, 2013 1:50am |
The man behind Guitar Hero and a robotic opera is in the midst of a new musical composition -- with help from the entire city of Toronto.
1 | January 7, 2013 1:27am |
Siobhan O'Connor and Alexandra Spunt took on the dangers of the largely unregulated beauty and personal care industry in their book, No More Dirty Looks.
January 4, 2013 3:00am |
When global health policymakers can't pinpoint causes of death in developing countries, how can they make the best policy and spending decisions? Abraham Flaxman is working to bridge the gap.
December 31, 2012 3:00am |
SmartPlanet speaks with astrophysicist Adam Frank about how quantum computing will give us our next enormous leap in computing power and make our recent digital revolution look primitive.
10 | December 28, 2012 5:00am |
A pioneer in "virtual paleontology," Rahman is using CT scanning and 3-D printers to bring precious fossils out of the lab and into the hands of the public.
2 | December 24, 2012 3:35am |