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Memory, explained | from Vox + Netflix’s The Mind, Explained

[description] THE MIND, EXPLAINED takes a five-episode deep dive into how our brains handle memory, anxiety, psychedelics and dreams. Narrated by Emma Stone. After nearly a year of labor behind the scenes, we have an announcement for you: Explained is … Continue reading

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REWILD: A Short Film by Splash and Burn and ESCIF Chronicles Rainforest Restoration Efforts in Sumatra

To draw attention to the ecological devastation wrought by palm oil farming in Southeast Asia, the Splash and Burn project (previously) creates and documents large and small-scale art activations. The initiative’s most recent endeavor, titled REWILD and executed with Spanish artist … Continue reading

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For Forest: An Installation by Klaus Littmann

This monumental installation by Swiss curator Klaus Littmann transforms the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria into a native central European forest from September 8–October 27. The project “seeks to become a memorial, reminding us that nature, which we so often … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro and the battle for Brazil’s future: an interview with Elias Jabbour — Eyes on Latin America

The election of far right politician Jair Bolsonaro in last year’s Brazilian Presidential election sent shock-waves across Latin America and the entire world. What has been the impact of Bolsonaro’s first eight months in office? I interviewed Elias Jabbour, Professor … Continue reading

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Special report: The Amazon rainforest ablaze

As the world watches fires ravage the Amazon, Sky News speaks to indigenous people living within the world’s most important rainforest.

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Is France’s groundbreaking food-waste law working?

A third of the world’s food goes to waste, but France is attempting to do something about it. Since 2016, large grocery stores in the country have been banned from throwing away unsold food that could be given away. NewsHour … Continue reading

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Terence McKenna’s Stoned Ape Theory (Dir Jesse Yules)

Terence McKenna’s theory of human evolution, animated. Featuring illustrations by Zdeněk Burian and Edward Hopper. Music by Steve Reich – Pulse youtube.com/watch?v=yzJTYbHqdTE

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This Public Toilet In Norway Is Likely The Most Beautiful In The Entire World

Norway may very well have built the most astoundingly beautiful public toilet in the world. And, I’m pretty sure, in the Solar System as well. What looks like a painstakingly crafted art installation or part of some high-tech laboratory is, … Continue reading

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Amazon wildfires: Brazil’s president sends in army as thousands protest

Jair Bolsonaro is deploying the army to help fight the fires, but some – including world leaders – say he is not doing enough.   Brazil’s president has insisted that he is taking a tough approach to tackling the Amazon … Continue reading

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Repurposing the World’s Plastic Waste: An Interview With Assemblage Sculptor Thomas Deininger

Every year more than eight million tons of plastic are dumped into our oceans. This anxiety, coupled with fears of a dramatic decline in insect populations and a global climate crisis, fuel the assemblage-based works of Thomas Deininger (previously). In … Continue reading

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