Ryan Martin: Why we get mad — and why it’s healthy

Anger researcher Ryan Martin draws from a career studying what makes people mad to explain some of the cognitive processes behind anger — and why a healthy dose of it can actually be useful. “Your anger exists in you … because it offered your ancestors, both human and nonhuman, an evolutionary advantage,” he says. “[It’s] …[continue reading]

Four Horsemen – Feature Documentary

RenegadeInc.com brings you FOUR HORSEMEN – an award winning independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works. As we will never return to ‘business as usual’ 23 international thinkers, government advisors and Wall Street money-men break their silence and explain how to establish a moral and just society. FOUR HORSEMEN …[continue reading]

School Gives Students Credit for Physical Education Class When They Do Yard Work for Seniors and the Disabled

Rather than making kids do laps around a gym track, an alternative school in Iowa is allowing their students to earn their physical education credits by helping disabled and senior citizens. EMBED A VIDEO (Optional): School Gives Students Credit for Physical Education Class When They Do Yard Work for Seniors and the Disabled

Floating cities, the Lego house and architecual forms of the future

Design gives form to the future, says architect Bjarke Ingels. In this worldwide tour of his team’s projects, journey to a waste-to-energy power plant (that doubles as an alpine ski slope) and the LEGO Home of the Brick in Denmark — and catch a glimpse of cutting-edge flood resilience infrastructure in New York City as …[continue reading]

Money, happiness and eternal life – Greed (2/2) | DW Documentary

We’re never happy with what we have. But excessive consumption is damaging our planet. Could greed lead to the collapse of the climate as well as our society? Find out in Part 2 of GREED – A FATAL DESIRE. From Buddhists and bankers to Eskimos and psychologists, we explore the phenomenon of greed with people …[continue reading]

The amazing brains and morphing skin of octopuses and other cephalopods

Octopus, squid and cuttlefish — collectively known as cephalopods — have strange, massive, distributed brains. What do they do with all that neural power? Dive into the ocean with marine biologist Roger Hanlon, who shares astonishing footage of the camouflaging abilities of cephalopods, which can change their skin color and texture in a flash. Learn …[continue reading]