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Independent Project

Teenagers create a “school within a school” to help students become passionate l

Independent Project

Educational, Featured, Videos

Teenagers create a "school within a school" to help students become passionate learners.

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Living on One Dollar

Four college students use film to share their experience living on one dollar a

Living on One Dollar

Artistic, Challenge, Featured, Research

Four college students use film to share their experience living on one dollar a day.

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Once Upon A School

Writer Dave Eggers adds creative twist to after school tutoring program that has

Once Upon A School

Educational, Service

Writer Dave Eggers adds creative twist to after school tutoring program that has spread to cities across the U.S.

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Importance of Being Awesome

Friends who give together stay together. Awesome.

Importance of Being Awesome

Service

Friends who give together stay together. Awesome.

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How to Live to Be 100+

A study of our world’s “Blue Zones” teaches us how to live to 100.

How to Live to Be 100+

Research

A study of our world's "Blue Zones" teaches us how to live to 100.

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The Unhealthy Truth

After her child got sick, a mom learns the inconvenient truth about our food sys

The Unhealthy Truth

Research

After her child got sick, a mom learns the inconvenient truth about our food system.

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My Year of Living Biblically

What happens when you follow every rule in the Bible as closely as you can?

My Year of Living Biblically

Challenge, Experiential, Research

What happens when you follow every rule in the Bible as closely as you can?

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Shared Experience of Absurdity

How transforming the mundane into the absurd can bring people together.

Shared Experience of Absurdity

Experiential

How transforming the mundane into the absurd can bring people together.

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The Microwork Revolution

Leila Janah brings outsourcing to the world’s poor by breaking down projects int

The Microwork Revolution

Entrepreneurial

Leila Janah brings outsourcing to the world's poor by breaking down projects into very small tasks.

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Urban Mushroom Farming

How used coffee grinds can grow mushrooms as well as profit.

Urban Mushroom Farming

Entrepreneurial

How used coffee grinds can grow mushrooms as well as profit.

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Eight-Day Academy

By shrinking school, you can broaden its reach and provided relevant learning to

Eight-Day Academy

Educational

By shrinking school, you can broaden its reach and provided relevant learning to the extreme poor.

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Khan Academy

It began as a series of tutorial videos recorded for his cousins.

Khan Academy

Educational

It began as a series of tutorial videos recorded for...

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Open-Source Hardware

Modern farming involves more than tills and ploughs.

Open-Source Hardware

DIY

Modern farming involves more than tills and ploughs. Heavy machinery...

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A Garden In My Apartment

Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment).

A Garden In My Apartment

DIY

Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her...

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Turning Trash Into Toys

Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash into seriously

Turning Trash Into Toys

Design

Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash...

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William’s Windmill

In this TED Talk, young Malawian William Kamkwamba describes how he built a win

William’s Windmill

Design

In this TED Talk, young Malawian William Kamkwamba describes how...

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Massive Scale Online Collaboration

After re-purposing CAPTCHA so each human-typed response helps digitize books, L

Massive Scale Online Collaboration

Collaborative

After re-purposing CAPTCHA so each human-typed response helps digitize books,...

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Virtual Choir of 2,000 Voices

In a moving and madly viral video last year, composer Eric Whitacre led a virtu

Virtual Choir of 2,000 Voices

Collaborative

In a moving and madly viral video last year, composer...

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The Awesome Blog

When life gives you lemons, Neil Pasricha decides to make blog posts – ab

The Awesome Blog

Challenge

When life gives you lemons, Neil Pasricha decides to make...

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Swim Across the North Pole

Lewis Pugh talks about his record-breaking swim across the North Pole.

Swim Across the North Pole

Challenge

Lewis Pugh talks about his record-breaking swim across the North...

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Budrus Documentary

Julia Bacha uses film to share a story that rarely gets told in the Middle East

Budrus Documentary

Artistic

Julia Bacha uses film to share a story that rarely...

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Project Voice

Sarah Kay tells the story of her metamorphosis — from a wide-eyed teenage

Project Voice

Artistic

Sarah Kay tells the story of her metamorphosis — from...