Today’s Solutions: May 22, 2022

Arts & Culture

Here we cover the latest and most uplifting exhibitions, creative movements, and imaginative design to keep you inspired throughout your day.

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People can get a free stay on this Swedish island to work on their creative ideas

Have you ever dreamed of escaping to an island and throwing yourself into a creative project, uninterrupted and undisturbed by the outside world? Well, your dream could very well come true, thanks to a Swedish man named Fredrik Haren. Haren is the owner of Ideas Island, a 7,000 square meter Read More...

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“To Infinity and Beyond” - The Power of Imagination

Science Fiction, Otherworldly Aspirations & Innovative Teamwork By Kristy Jansen July 20, 2019 was the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first small step on another world, and humanity’s symbolic “giant leap” into the future.  In the intervening decades, we have learned how to Read More...

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Check out photos from the recent sunset solar eclipse

A solar eclipse happens once in a blue moon. Oh wait, that’s not right. Let’s be more specific: solar eclipses take place approximately every 18 months somewhere on Earth, although they only recur in any given place once every 360 to 410 years. The last solar eclipse happened just last week, Read More...

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Doctors in Montreal are prescribing patients with a visit to a fine arts museum

They say art has the power to heal, and in Montreal, doctors are taking this idea very literally. Through a partnership with The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), doctors in Montreal are now able to prescribe patients with a visit to the fine arts museum. The partnership provides doctors with an Read More...

Grow algae in a beautiful way

Grow algae in a beautiful way within your home with this micro-farm

There are a bunch of reasons why algae is amazing. First of all, algae is one of the most efficient carbon dioxide scrubbers in the air, “with 10 times greater CO2 fixation than terrestrial plants.” On top of that, adding algae to your diet can contribute to a rich, well-balanced nutritional Read More...

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The Revolution That Started it All: 1776

In today’s special edition of The Optimist Daily, we are celebrating revolutions! That’s because of the 4th of July, the day the Continental Congress declared independence from Great Britain. Right? Well, not so fast. While it’s widely believed that July 4, 1776, was the day America Read More...

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This photographer is trying to restore some calm amidst the climate crisis

For many years, world-renowned photographer Chris Jordan was focused on the “underbelly of mass consumption”, capturing iconic, yet disturbing photos of birds dying from eating plastic. But recently Jordan has started to change his approach. If people are bombarded with messages about Read More...

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This is how the world’s coldest city celebrates Summer

If you think your home city gets cold, think again. In Yahutsk, the regional capital of Russia’s Republic of Sakha, the winter lows can drop to a bone-chilling -70°F, making it the coldest city in the world. But while the winter temperatures can be brutal, the summers can be quite pleasant, with Read More...

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Game designers have created a simulator that let’s you live the life of a bee

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a bee? Well if you are curious, there’s a new simulation game that gives you an inside look at the real lives and struggles of the American wild bee. Both educational and entertaining, Bee Simulator allows you to fly around our colorful world Read More...

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Pink Floyd frontman’s guitar auction nets $21 million for climate action group

As if former Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour wasn’t already enough of a legend, the guitarist has just donated $21 million to a climate action group after selling 126 of his guitars in a record-breaking auction in New York. One of those guitars included the iconic black Fender Stratocaster Read More...