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The Chocolate Croissant Controversy

A chocolate croissant—is it correct to call it a pain au chocolat or a chocolatine in France? Depends on who you ask. It’s a subject of great debate that’s been addressed by the French Parliament and President Emmanuel Macron. We … Continue reading

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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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SHOP: A Pop Opera | Adult Swim SMALLS

An indecisive man’s grocery trip is steadily impeded by strange characters and musical ruminations. Created by Jack Stauber for Adult Swim SMALLS adultswim.com/videos/smalls

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A new kind of supermarket | Ruth Anslow | TEDxBrighton

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Ruth talks about her vision for a more sustainable and responsible model for supermarkets. Ruth Anslow, along with her sister Amy, is a Co-Founder of … Continue reading

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The Story of the Unicorn Grocery

On October 27th 2012, Meitheal Mid West and The Workers Cooperative Network held a day of seminars on worker cooperatives and cooperative banking, in the University of Limerick Kemmy Business School, with the aim of encouraging and growing a cooperative … Continue reading

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A green resistance: plants and enslavement

Have you seen the new design for our Slavery Remembrance Day posters and leaflets for 2018? They are all around the city centre and waterfront promoting Slavery Remembrance Day and the Unity Carnival. A big, pale yellow flower sits in … Continue reading

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Equally sharing a cake between three people – Numberphile

Numberphile Published on 26 Sep 2017 Audible (30-day trial, free audio book): https://www.audible.com/numberphile More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ This video features Dr Hannah Fry. More videos with Hannah: http://bit.ly/hannah_vids Hannah’s website: http://www.hannahfry.co.uk Her book mentioned is … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week

SABC Digital News Published on 5 Aug 2014 The 1st until the 7th of August is World Breastfeeding week! This year’s theme is breastfeeding: A winning Goal -For Life. It asserts the importance of increasing and sustaining the protection, promotion … Continue reading

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This Chef Keeps the Flavors of Ancient Mexico Alive

Mexico’s Zapotecs are an indigenous community living in Oaxaca, Mexico. Before Spanish colonization, Zapotecan civilization was a thriving epicenter of food, culture and tradition. Today, chef Abigail Mendoza is on a mission to keep those traditions alive by cooking the … Continue reading

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