In this “People on the Grid,” we chatted with Ana Manzanedo, Bridge Builder and Barcelona Connecter for Ouishare. She explained to us how Ouishare connects people and accelerates projects for systemic change. We also learned about Ouishare’s missions to build and nurture a collaborative society by connecting people, organizations and ideas around openness, fairness, and trust. (more…)
Just off the coast of Brazil, you’ll find Snake Island. A region which is aptly named considering that it’s filled with – you guessed it – snakes. Hundreds of thousands of them. (By some estimates, 4 snakes per square meter).
As such, planning a vacation here may be a bit difficult (considering also that it’s illegal under Brazilian law to go there.) But in any circumstance, if only to quench a curiosity, let’s see if a handful of smartphone apps can take us from central Barcelona to Snake Island.
This week on People On The Grid, we met with Dr. Anna Bach Faig, a Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the Open University of Catalonia. Starting as a pharmacist, she explains to us how quickly she developed an interest in the relationship between food and well-being.
In this People On The Grid, we chatted with Barbara Aurell, Founder and Director of Espacio en Blanco, which is a creative interior design studio for residential and commercial spaces. Barbara discusses her art exhibition “Movimiento en Blanco” which is holding its 57th edition tonight, November 17th!
Fresh Air; our parents forced it on us as kids saying it was “good for us”. Turns out our parents were right. It is. A widely cited study from the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has found that individuals living within 1 kilometre of green space are less likely to experience depression. Other studies have found links between spending time in nature and improved immune system, better sleep and heightened memory function.
This week on #Fuel4Fridays we have a Halloween themed show! With our guests Noah Levin and Andrew Berkowitz, both improv teachers that will be taking part in the upcoming Barcelona Improv Group International Comedy Festival, as well as creator and designer John Maas.
In this People On The Grid, we got together with Nicolas Grenié from Los Reyes de las Startups, a project that wants to help consumers know quickly and easily the products of Spanish Startups. That way, they can give innovative and original Christmas gifts.
The 1990’s animated comedy Futurama points out some pretty interesting things about our current world. This not-for-children cartoon was set in the year 3000, including robots, aliens, and the whole deal. Technology… here are some tech innovations you should be excited about.
It also involved floppy discs. Remember? Those really big chunks of plastic that could store a text document or two.
In this People On The Grid, we met with Jenna Mann, who chatted with us about Art Therapy, a therapeutic process that uses art as a tool for a means of expression. She discussed the stigmatization surrounding mental illness, and how making alternative therapies, such as art therapy, more accessible to a broad range of people helps in breaking stigmas world wide.