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16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now.

Will Richardson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Education
Will Richardson

Parents are sensing the fact that many kids simply aren't being prepared for their lives in the current system.

Broccoli City Fest 2016: 26 Shots That Will Make You Want To Relive All The Vibes

Choyce Miller | Posted 05.12.2016 | Black Voices
Choyce Miller

Credit: @Mark.C As we all await Broccoli City Fest 2017, it's only right that we visually relive some epic moments from this year's eco-friendly musi...

The Earth Needs New Information

Monika Berghoff | Posted 05.11.2016 | World
Monika Berghoff

We must use all the available options which have been given to us to end global suffering. --Dieter Duhm Humankind's dream of a world without war and...

Five Science and Technology Predictions for the Next 10 Years

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The transhumanist future -- image by Hyolee2 Radical science and technology are changing everything around us. The field of transhumanism is dramat...

Investing in the Long Run

Mala Rambharose | Posted 04.29.2016 | Money
Mala Rambharose

Last year I opened up my first Investing Account. My goal for the year was to play around and learn more about buying and selling shares. The very f...

The Extreme Future of Medicine: From Prevention to Longevity

James Canton | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
James Canton

Recently I was in NY City giving a presentation at the Tribeca Film Festival's Hatchery Innovation Day sponsored by Bloomberg Charities. The Innovatio...

Leadership Choices for a Positive Future

Randy Pennington | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

Choice - where you place your focus - influences action. The person who taught you to drive an automobile told you to keep both hands on the steering ...

Future Is to Be Invented Not to Be Figured Out

Kasia Jamroz | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kasia Jamroz

I like to think of life as of a voyage without destination yet with many possible directions.

Scientist J. Craig Venter on science, adrenaline, and the meaning of life: Darwin Barks

Steve Chapple | Posted 04.26.2016 | Science
Steve Chapple

La Jolla, Ca. Darwin the poodle bursts into Craig Venter's capacious office on Torrey Pines Road just as he is explaining the meaning of life. I...

Transhumanism and Our Outdated Biology

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.21.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

Biohackers and reporters gather to watch Zoltan Istvan undergo a chip implant -- Photo by Roen Horn This essay below is adapted from the philosophi...

The University Class of 2020: An Agile Mindset Imperative

Robert E. Johnson | Posted 05.02.2016 | Education
Robert E. Johnson

Co-authored by Heather E. McGowan, MBA As the class of 2020 enters university next fall, consider a few notable, recent and projected statistics. 6...

Why Role Models are Instrumental for Getting Girls Into the Tech Field

Vidcode | Posted 05.10.2016 | Education

To see yourself somewhere, and in order to make it easier to set a future path, the most useful and motivating tool is a role model; they give inspiration and guidance. This is why role models are instrumental in getting more women into technology fields. It starts from girls.

A Kick-Ass Era to Be Alive

Cecilie Hultmann | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Cecilie Hultmann

These are turbulent times. Extreme weather events indiscriminately wreak havoc around the world. Floods and landslides wash away entire communities in minutes. Rising urban air pollution cause millions of deaths every year.

NASA Thinks Potatoes Can Legitimately Grow On Mars

Grub Street | Posted 04.20.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Astronauts these days get to enjoy delicious space lettuce and a morning espresso, perks that are definitely going to make Elon Musk's Martian colonists super jealous.

4 Tech Trends That Prove We're About to Be Living in the Future

Daniel Scalco | Posted 04.19.2016 | Technology
Daniel Scalco

From smartphones to electric cars, you may already be amazed by the technology that surrounds your daily life. If you're amazed because it feels like you're already living in a sci-fi movie, just wait until you hear these four jaw-dropping tech trends.

Why I Won't Live In Google/Alphabet's TechUtopia

Seyi Fabode | Posted 04.19.2016 | Technology
Seyi Fabode

The news is that Alphabet/Sidewalk Labs is looking to build a city from the ground up. My first reaction when I heard this was 'Sign me up!' And the...

Your Quick Guide To Nanogrids and Minigrids

Seyi Fabode | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Seyi Fabode

One of the ongoing issues with the transition to a new utility paradigm, for both consumers and providers, is the required change from a centralized t...

Transhumanism is Being Guided by Reason and the Word "Why"

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

Image of the future -- By Smart Gadget Technology The human race is on the threshold of so much revolutionary change. It's mostly due to the emerg...

Predictions for the Boardroom

Advertising Week | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Meabh Quoirin, MD, Future Foundation Here at FF we spend all of our time between the future and the present: using our trends to forecast how and ...

3 Ways Blockchain is Fundamentally Changing The Power Industry

Seyi Fabode | Posted 04.13.2016 | Technology
Seyi Fabode

I attended a TED style energy conference about a week ago and the consensus was that the future utility is here regardless of how reluctant the indust...

How Positive, Practical Thinking Is Already Changing The World

Lewis Perkins | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Lewis Perkins

In my role with the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, I'm fortunate to spend a great deal of time in the company of change-makers, so I see firsthand just how possible world positive change is. In fact, it's already happening.

How to Live Your Passion in the Real World

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 04.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

PS: If you enjoyed this video, join FREE my newsletter at You will discover your passion and purpose in life, strengthen your courage...

#FredinChina: Are You Physically Perfect? Prove it With Your iPhone 6

Fred Raillard | Posted 04.05.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week's HotTopic is an A4 piece of paper. It all started with a Chinese actress who posted a picture of her holding a piece of paper in the vertical position, hiding her waist. Thereby showing how thin her waist is.

Education, The Major Key to Change

Hariella Lawson | Posted 04.01.2016 | Teen
Hariella Lawson

Today, there are about 7 billion people living on this planet. Among these people, it is clear to say that no one is the same. Many individuals may pr...

A Simple Method for Managing Technological Change in (the Utility) Industry.

Seyi Fabode | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Seyi Fabode

The electric utility industry is glacial in its adoption of technology. There is evidence of this in never-ending pilot projects with startups that le...