Entries in Innovation Hub by Marc Sollinger


Our leaders should be deeply empathetic people, right? Well, according to Paul Bloom, empathy can actually get in the way of helping people.

Mandatory voting, a council of presidents, more bureaucrats... Parag Khanna says that this is what American democracy should look like.

Man-made climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. So why exactly aren’t we doing more about it?

Climate change looks like it will drastically change all of our lives. So why aren’t we doing more about it? We’ll take a look at why some are reticent to accept the consensus view on climate science, and what those in power are doing now to prepare for a new world.  Read more....

Do you believe that the illuminati run the world? That there was a second gunman? That everything is NOT WHAT IT APPEARS? Well, even if you don’t, conspiracy theories help shape our world. We look at the psychology behind them.  Read more....

Want to become wise? Well, you should first figure out what wisdom actually is. Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich explains. Read more....

A winter chill is in the air, and there’s way too much Christmas music being played. So curl up in an armchair, grab yourself a mug of something, and take a mental vacation with some fascinating conversations from Innovation Hub. Read more....

 

If you want to live near a vibrant downtown but don’t want to share a walk-in-closet with eleven roommates… maybe you should consider someplace other than San Francisco or New York

Yes, we know, self-driving cars are coming. But you’ll never guess how they’re actually going to change your city. Robin Chase - the founder of Zipcar - explains. 

Refugee camps are becoming more and more permanent. And residents have set-up bicycle shops, curtain shops, even travel agencies.

 

Self-driving cars are going to be a thing. Soon. But how are they going to reshape cities? Read more...

If you want to learn how to roast the perfect chicken, you’ve come to the right place. Mark Bittman talks about cooking - and eating - without fear.

Your dream job doesn’t always turn out to be your dream job. Millennial’s Megan Tan explains how she turned her part-time passion into her full-time career.

Having trouble learning something? Take a break. Barbara Oakley dives into how we actually learn.

Want to know anything and everything about cooking? There’s one person you should turn to. Mark Bittman. Read more...

Megan Tan’s portfolio project accidentally became a certified hit. Here’s how she created Millennial. Read more...

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