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Beaded Images of Disease Explore the Impact of Colonial Trade

In her series Trading, Saskatchewan-based artist Ruth Cuthand creates a visual metaphor that outlines how early settler/Native relationships influenced First Nation people’s living conditions and wellbeing in Canada. The colorful works are created from beads which were traded by European settlers for furs in … Continue reading

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Five—Likely Unfamiliar—Eats

In this reel, we’re going to tempt your tastebuds with five eats you likely haven’t sampled, including a dish known as a “garbage plate” and a pie packed with pickles.

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These Four Farmers Are Plowing Ahead

We’ve seeded this reel with four remarkable stories about farmers, including one man in Wales who grows massive vegetables—we’re talking a 120-pound cabbage!—and a reverend in North Carolina who took up farming to give his community access to fresh, locally-grown … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro’s Brazil: Murder, God and Carnaval | Foreign Correspondent

ABC News (Australia) Published on 9 Apr 2019 “People want to break the system – and the great symbol to break the system was Bolsonaro” – Rodrigo Amorim, MP and friend of new President Bolsonaro Jair Bolsonaro vaulted to power … Continue reading

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Why These Scottish Sheep Eat Seaweed

Great Big Story Published on 25 Sep 2018 Welcome to picturesque North Ronaldsay. This remote island, located way, way north in Scotland, is home to 50 people and some very special sheep. In order to free up grassland for cattle, … Continue reading

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One Man’s Mission to Revive the Last Redwood Forests | Short Film Showcase

National Geographic Published on 28 May 2016 David Milarch’s near-death experience inspired a personal quest: to archive the genetics of the world’s largest trees before they’re gone. This short film from The Story Group documents his effort to save the … Continue reading

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Could we speak the language of dolphins? | Denise Herzing

For 28 years, Denise Herzing has spent five months each summer living with a pod of Atlantic spotted dolphins, following three generations of family relationships and behaviors. It’s clear they are communicating with one another — but is it language? … Continue reading

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Stoned Ape & Fungal Intelligence – Paul Stamets

After Skool Published on 13 Mar 2018 Paul Stamets is a mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal fungi. In this animation he describes the incredible properties of fungi as well as an overview of how mushrooms could have … Continue reading

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Notting Hill Carnival: History – Carnival and The Performance of Heritage (1/5)

The development of Notting Hill Carnival from Britain’s recruitment of Carribean workers in the 1940’s to the present day.

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The Chinese myth of the immortal white snake – Shunan Teng

Dive into the world of Chinese folk tales with the myth of the white snake, a story of the demon Bai Su Zhen and her love, Xu Xian. — The talented herbalist Xu Xian had just started his own medicine … Continue reading

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