In 2011 three young women swept the top prizes of the first Google Science Fair. At TEDxWomen Lauren Hodge, Shree Bose and Naomi Shah described their extraordinary projects– and their route to a passion for science.
5 Days in 5 Minutes – a video showing the inside story of the students’ process
with real briefs from real clients in a 5-day project assignment. This is Hyper Island.
There are numerous efforts in the non-profit sector to re-think the way people donate, but not many with a method quite so personal as Taylor Conroy’s. Ten In Three is his initiative to persuade groups of friends to contribute USD 10,000 in just three hours, to be put towards the construction of a new school in a disadvantaged area. Amazing and inspiring idea!
Remarkable interview of Eike König, the creator of a multi-disciplinary creative hub & playground named HORT in Berlin.
He talks about design, education, play and more. Plikums.lv got a chance to meet & talk with Eike König during his visit in Riga where he was invited by Latvian Art Directors Club to tell a little bit about his work and design.
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This Staten Island School Choir PS22 really rocks. You see 5th grader from a public elementary school here. Everybody remembers their version of “Viva La Diva” from Coldplay or Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance”. These kids are amazing. Their passion for music and performance is outstanding. I wish I had a teacher like Gregg Breinberg. He does a tremendous job. And this one here is probably one of the most beautiful things you’ll ever hear. The chorus covers the Christmas traditional, “Let There Be Peace On Earth”. Log on to their blog here or go to their youtube channel. Happy Holidays everybody!
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