On October 8th we held our 12th TEDxVienna conference, On the Rise, an event about matters of increasing importance to all of us. The day was filled with sixteen inspiring ideas, great food, stimulating interactives, and plenty of networking with like-minded individuals. In
The 28th of July marked this year’s Earth Overshoot Day. This means that humans have used all biological resources that Earth can naturally regenerate by next year, and we are critically reminded again that we are living on loaned energy. In 1971,
The trade of goods and services has dominated world economies for centuries. Yet what happens when institutional power initiates and controls an unequal distribution of materials? The export of plastic waste to low-income countries has become a reality along with the concern
Technology has become part of all our routines, cell phones have become an extension of our reach and it is impossible to imagine life without our electronic devices. While all these devices bring us incredible benefits such as global access to all
Glacier melting caused by climate change and its threats – like rising sea levels – is something most of us are well aware of. Climate activists, city planners, and mainstream media – to mention a few – keep us updated and informed.
Porn, intercourse, and self-satisfaction are present in everyday life. You see it and even do it. We see bodies (often naked or almost naked) in films, advertisements, music clips, magazines. Most likely, you know what porn is and even have watched it.
Collective rationality seems to be an unreachable goal for humanity. The more access we have to a free good, the more we risk the well-being of the community in the pursuit of attaining the individual goals we set for ourselves. This scheme
Valuing water – the topic of this year’s United Nations Water Day – inspires us to think about many different aspects of our relationship to water. What does water mean to us in our culture and our daily lives? How do we
Animal products are undeniably one of the greatest generators of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. The production factors and the gases released from the livestock contribute tremendously to climate change. In this ongoing battle against global warming, people have even taken it