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The satellite that can clean up space junk

It’s part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth’s orbit. Source: The satellite that can clean up space junk Advertisements

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Partially Obscured Golden Arches Photographed Throughout Warsaw by Zuzanna Szarek

While growing up in post-communist Warsaw, photographer Zuzanna Szarek dreamt about the movies, toys, and food produced in America. McDonald’s was one aspect of the culture readily available to Szarek as a child in the 90s, and its Happy Meal toys always … Continue reading

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Five of the World’s Most Fascinating Small Towns

In this reel, we’re traveling to unfamiliar places. We visit the most crowded island on earth, see how the Aussies live underground and visit a zero-waste town in Japan.

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Amsterdam Timelapse

Timelapse showing quick painting in front of the Art3035 Gallery in Amsterdam. Video by Federico Lodadio

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Dirty Projectors – Up in Hudson

Through four very different couples, the arc of a relationship is portrayed in its stages of growth, death, and rebirth. DIRECTED BY DAREN RABINOVITCH ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR – ISAIAH SAXON CHOREOGRAPHER – KIANI DEL VALLE Made at Encyclopedia Pictura in Los … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Magnificent Libraries

Great Big Story “Published on 25 Sep 2017 In this reel, we circumnavigate the globe in search of some of the most unusual and awe-inspiring libraries collecting more than just books. We begin in Alaska at a particularly *macabre* library … Continue reading

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What really happened to the Library of Alexandria? – Elizabeth Cox

2,300 years ago, the rulers of Alexandria set out to fulfill a very audacious goal: to collect all the knowledge in the world under one roof. In its prime, the Library of Alexandria housed an unprecedented number of scrolls and … Continue reading

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Why the “wrong side of the tracks” is usually the east side of cities

What do communities on the social, economic and environmental margins have in common? For one thing, they tend to be on the east sides of cities. In this short talk about a surprising insight, anthropologist and venture capitalist Stephen DeBerry … Continue reading

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Lush Greenery Fills Pixelated Openings and a Vertical Landscape in Jean Nouvel’s Tower 25

Tower 25  is a 220-foot-tall structure by French architect Jean Nouvel  that features a range of perforated square openings packed with a variety of lush greenery. The building opened in Nicosia, Cyprus in 2015 and includes a vertical landscape on … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Rich and poor seen from above

Striking drone images from South Africa, Mexico and India show shacks next to affluent suburbs. Source: In Pictures: Rich and poor seen from above

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