If you think that economics is all theory without real world applications, think again. The Conversation has been running an excellent six-part series by La Trobe University lecturer, Liam Lenten called Some Sports Economics, where he explains common economic concepts using sporting analogies. You can watch all six videos at this link.
During the hot summer months, watching an outdoor sports match or concert can be tantamount to baking uncomfortably in the sun — but it doesn't have to be. At the TEDxSummit in Doha, physicist Wolfgang Kessling reveals sustainable design innovations that cool us from above and below, and even collects solar energy for later use.
hris Kluwe wants to look into the future of sports and think about how technology will help not just players and coaches, but fans. Here the former NFL punter envisions a future in which augmented reality will help people experience sports as if they are directly on the field — and maybe even help them see others in a new light, too.