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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

3d illustration of a full moon with a halo against stars in space.

Here’s why scientists are building an “artificial moon”

Humans are still trying their hardest to figure out how gravity works, with good reason. Gravity is one of the most fundamental forces in the universe and once we understand it, we can use it to our advantage. For example, in creative inventions like this anti-gravity solar panel that both absorbs Read More...

The world is always changing,

The world is always changing, so here’s how to adapt

If there’s one thing we can bet on in this world is that it’s always changing. Whether it’s something as big as a global pandemic forcing us to reimagine our public health systems or something as small as our local grocery store discontinuing one of our favorite products, we are forced to Read More...

Activism for beginners

Activism for beginners

How three friends rescued hundreds of Uganda's child soldiers. Marco Visscher | July/August 2010 issue Lauren Grace had never read a piece of Congressional legislation. “It’s pretty dry reading,” she says. But one January night this year, the 25-year-old University of Oklahoma student Read More...

Interview with Stacey Monk, fo

Interview with Stacey Monk, founder of Epic Change

While economic upheaval has caused many businesses to fail, Ode has interviewed several entrepreneurs who have found ways to thrive and remain focused on positive social change. We interviewed them about their companies, how they view the current economic situation, how they define success, and how Read More...

Interview with Gretchen Wallac

Interview with Gretchen Wallace, founder of Global Grassroots

While economic upheaval has caused many businesses to fail, Ode has interviewed several entrepreneurs who have found ways to thrive and remain focused on positive social change. We interviewed them about their companies, how they view the current economic situation, how they define success, and how Read More...

Dancing with change

Dancing with change

Poem by Ben Okri about change. Ben Okri | April 2007 issue "Change is good, but no change Is better" It rang through the great hall As it has resounded silently Through the ages. It rang past the faces Of stern masters and poets And lords of learning, Asleep in their hidden academies. Change is Read More...