Biologist Edith Widder uses bioluminescent bacteria (that can make water toxicity visible) to engage and inspire the next generation to solve an eco catastrophe.
Dr. Gabor Maté observes that obituaries are full of "sweet" people dead before their time. Tap into your mind-body unity, learn to say "no", get angry and live longer.
André Picard outlines the current crisis of the Canadian health care system, pointing out that the problem is not delivery of health care but access to health care.
Eric Weiner says that "thin places," where "the distance between heaven and earth collapses," can bend the passage of time. Find your thin place here.
Tavi Gevinson discusses her thoughts on Sassy Magazine, labels, feminism, pop culture, politics, and activism.
Alison Gopnik discusses what we can learn from babies and young children about creativity and imagination.
In the world's many war zones, Dr. Samantha Nutt encounters children "as young as 8, who've never been to school, who've fought and killed." She has ideas and solutions.
Daniel Friedmann seeks to reconcile the creation story from the Bible with scientific knowledge of the universe's origin.