Human creativity is a natural, infinitely renewable resource — and it’s coming up with smart, cheap solutions to people’s biggest problems. Strategist Navi Radjou explains.

The best way to prepare for a future of unknown complexity? Build on the strength of our differences, explain MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito and writer Jeff Howe.

Futurist Ari Wallach presents three approaches to help us reframe our view of what lies ahead — and to help us tackle our toughest problems

A selection of uplifting reads — all suggested by TED speakers — for your end-of-year break.

Artist Fabian Oefner works with everyday materials to create astonishing, unrecognizable images. He shares a look at how he does it.

Robert Fischell invented the rechargeable pacemaker and the implantable insulin pump — not to mention created the precursor to GPS. The 87-year-old shares a peek into his creative process.

Cities are the the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival will take place. Robert Muggah and Ben Barber spell out the possibilities.