You can learn about so many things on the internet, but how much more powerful would it be if you could also DO after you learned stuff? From living walls and folding cars to printing houses and building time machines, we have things for you to learn and do from this past week.
The most important environmental story coming out of China this year is not the treatment of workers at the iPad plant, or whatever journalistic ethics were compromised in the reporting of it, but the meteoric rise of grassroots environmental groups in the country.
A DO Suggestion? Make your home more environmentally friendly. Rebuild with Energy Star and WaterSense.
With our lives becoming more digital each day it’s essential we start taking some precautions. You don’t have to tackle every step at once, or even in order, every bit makes your digital world a bit more secure—so start today with at least one of these steps.
A DO Suggestion? Change all your online passwords now.
We all know how important it is to be a "constant learner" or a "lifelong learner." That makes it especially nice to see education as one of seven resolution categories on Google's impressive New Year's Resolution map.
A DO Suggestion? Add your new year's resolution to Google's New Year's Resolution map.
We are a long way from knowing how to harness larger production teams effectively. Of the many things that may work, Ele Jansen suggests four attributes that we should dare more in collaborative design.
The Netherlands is installing a futuristic highway in mid-2013 that will improve road safety and save energy, complete with glow-in-the-dark markings, temperature-responsive paint, and interactive lights. Watch the video.
A DO Suggestion? Sign the petition that asks the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration to adopt this technology in the United States.