Let your ideas soar! Like these balloons! Credit: Nicola Preti / Flickr Creative Commons
Austin Kleon, a self-described “writer who draws,” tells us how to market ourselves at parties, and on the Internet.
Guru Madhavan tells us how a particularly creative cheater exposed some serious design flaws, eventually changing the way we run marathons.
But Kamprad’s obsessive money-saving tendencies (he still plans his supermarket trips around weekly sales) helped him redesign the way the world thinks about buying, and selling, furniture.
Drew Davidson, director of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon, thinks that interactive media, and particularly gaming, is a groundbreaking way to reinvent how we relate to stories and make them our own.
Marilyn Cornelis, a nutrition scientist at Northwestern University, thinks that it’s not your tastebuds but your DNA that determines the amount of coffee you drink.