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Conversation Starters: Constructing Creativity: How Science And Art Aren’t So Far Apart

 

In this episode, Guy Raz describes Mindy’s Gingerbread Mansion renovation as “an accident waiting to happen”. We disagree! A stairway to nowhere is pretty intriguing. What else would you include in the renovation if you were involved?

 

As you know Mindy’s Manse is built out of Gingerbread. What material can you imagine building your very own dream house out of? Brownies? Rice Krispie treats? Marshmallows?

 

It turns out that it doesn’t matter if you’re a painter, an engineer, a poet, or a scientist you all use the same type of creative thinking especially when it comes to problem solving. What’s one of the biggest problems in the world right now? Can you come up with some creative solutions to it?

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