Holy Crap! How’d They Do That?

Have you ever asked yourself, “Holy crap! How’d they do that?” Each episode, your hosts take a look at various examples of disruptive thinking used by projects, events or people. They break down the disruptive thinking and how it led to success. Then, they leave you with a challenge to help you think bigger, reach higher and do what you never thought possible!

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Introduction: Can you imagine? For decades, office workers were told they had to be in the office. They couldn’t work remotely. Then, suddenly, the COVID pandemic required working from home. Now compa...
December 18, 2020
Introduction: Can you imagine? In 2017 the FDA approved the first ingestible pill that serves as a medical sensor and transmitter, telling your body to release medicine. The creation of indigestible d...
December 11, 2020
Introduction: Can you imagine? Abraham Lincoln is often regarded as the greatest American president for his guidance in preserving the union. What makes him so intriguing is that he violated one of...
December 4, 2020
Holy Crap Accomplishment: Coober Pedy, The Underground City Since its founding 100 years ago after a teenager discovered opal gemstones there, the town has been ground zero for opal mining. An estimat...
November 27, 2020
Holy Crap Accomplishment: Compulsory Education in the U.S. Compulsory education laws require children to attend a public or state-accredited private school for a certain period of time. Ancient Judea-...
November 20, 2020
Holy Crap Accomplishment: Nautilus Travels under North Pole USS Nautilus—world’s first nuclear submarine—is commissioned The USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear submarine, is commissioned by the U...
November 13, 2020
The Project (HGP) was an international scientific research project with the goal of determining the base pairs that make up human DNA, and of identifying and mapping all of the genes of the human geno...
November 6, 2020
The Idea: The ice block expedition of 1959 was a publicity stunt carried out by the Norwegian insulation material producer Glassvatt. Responding to a challenge from the radio station Radio Luxembourg...
October 30, 2020
Problem Steep, icy mountains and deep fjords make western Norway famously scenic, but they also make life difficult for motorists. With seven ferries along the way, the almost 700-mile trip between th...
October 23, 2020
Problem Before the transcontinental railroad was completed, travel overland by stagecoach cost $1,000, took five or six months, and involved crossing rugged mountains and arid desert. The alternatives...
October 16, 2020

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