And Now The Good News

Issue 13
 
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We Can Be Heroes

We Can Be Heroes

Naif Al-Mutawa introduces Muslim superheroes and combats Islamic stereotypes.

The Bridge Personality

The Bridge Personality

Ethan Zuckerman thinks people who connect cultures are vital to a connected world.

The Pleasures of Pessimism

The Pleasures of Pessimism

Author and philosopher Alain de Botton thinks hope is overrated.

Adventures in Food
Adventures in Food

Adventures in Food

Their ideas may seem radical, but these food revolutionaries aim to change how the world eats.

The Foresight of Crowds
The Foresight of Crowds

The Foresight of Crowds

Accurate predictions are finally within our grasp.

When Ideas Have Sex
When Ideas Have Sex

When Ideas Have Sex

The secret to human success is—and always has been— collaboration.

The Meaning Organization
The Meaning of Business

The Meaning Organization

Umair Haque: social engagement is the key to lasting success.

Get Local
Design

Get Local

Emily Pilloton and Project H Design discover the power and impact of hyperlocal design.

The Need for Optimism
Optimism / Pessimism

The Need for Optimism

American-style hope is the key to European progress.

TEDGlobal 2010
Slideshow

TEDGlobal 2010

Snapshots from the stage in Oxford, England.

Getting More  Mojo from Maslow
The Meaning of Business

Getting More Mojo from Maslow

To survive the recession, we need to find meaning in our work.

Brave New Worlds
Space Exploration

Brave New Worlds

The search for life on distant planets is in full swing and its implications will be earthshaking.

Saving Faces
Art Therapy

Saving Faces

Painting patients before and after facial reconstruction to help them heal, inside and out.

Sketching the Good News
Slideshow

Sketching the Good News

Excerpts from Patrick Chappatte's illustrated conference journal.

The Future of Public Media
The Meaning of Business

The Future of Public Media

How is NPR excelling in the face of digital publishing?

The Smart Diplomat
Politics

The Smart Diplomat

The former assistant secretary of defense offers insights into the way nations take and cede power.

Decisions, Decisions
Social Studies

Decisions, Decisions

How and why do we make the choices we do? Sheena Iyengar explains in this excerpt from her new book, The Art of Choosing.

Shaping The Future of Play
The Future of Play

Shaping The Future of Play

Play is our greatest natural resource.