Today, global action to stop climate change is inconceivable. Yet, in 1938, global action to stop Nazi Germany was also inconceivable. The world was in Hitler denial.
Exactly 75 summers ago, Buckminster Fuller accidentally discovered a self-air conditioning house. How did he do it?
Roughly half of the world’s entire oil supply is gone; half is left. How will our society choose to use the oil that remains?
Jimi Hendrix was the greatest guitarist who ever lived. Your climate-denying uncle is just some random bloke who no one has ever heard of.
A classic experiment into drug addiction science. Would rats choose to take drugs if given a stimulating environment and social company?
The uncanny parallels between alcohol Prohibition and the 'war on drugs'.
To what extent do metaphors shape and distort our understanding of reality? Co-written with Nick Barter.
Trees build themselves from the carbon, hydrogen and oxygen of thin air. Can we learn to copy their engineering secrets?