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Conceptual Photographs by Can Dagarslani and Sophie Bogdan Fall at the Intersection of Joy and Absurdity

A Berlin-based creative duo, photographer Can Dagarslani and model Sophie Bogdan consider the curvature and adaptability of the human body in a series of quirky, spirited photographs. Generally shot outdoors with only natural light, each image employs heavily composed elements … Continue reading

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Anil Seth on why our senses are fine-tuned for utility, not for ‘reality’

It’s easy to mistake our conscious experience for an ongoing, accurate account of reality. After all, the information we recover from our senses is, of course, the only window we’ll ever have into the outside world. And for most people … Continue reading

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Red Bull – That One Time: Surviving a Tsunami in Indonesia (2015)

Commissioned by Red Bull Media, this is the second of a series of four films which illustrate sport stories. Featuring 90s surfer Rob Bain Follow here: facebook.com/luizstockleranimation CREDITS: Commissioned by Red Bull Media Director: Luiz Stockler Animation: Luiz Stockler, Dana … Continue reading

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Why Car-Free Streets May Be Here to Stay

While increasing automobile traffic has been a growing problem in major U.S. cities, the threat of Covid-19 has revealed what life could look like without car-clogged streets. This dramatic change triggered by pandemic shutdowns may lead to significant and permanent … Continue reading

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The Thinkers Edition: Life in the City, The Monocle Weekly – Radio

In In the first of a new series of The Monocle Weekly, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel discussion with leading academics and analysts in urbanism and sociology, taking a deeper look at the changing make-up of our cities and social … Continue reading

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“Somebody Had to Do It First”: The Story of Shirley Chisholm

Nov 11, 2014 – Barbara Winslow’s ‘Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change’ profiles the first black – or woman – presidential candidate, a person who prided herself on being ‘unbossed and unbought.’ Source: “Somebody Had to Do It First”: The Story … Continue reading

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Still Life

directorsnotes.com/2020/06/26/serafima-serafimova-still-life/ The last few months have been tough. Like so many of my friends and colleagues I was put on the government’s furlough scheme which meant that I suddenly had a lot of time on my hands and not a … Continue reading

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IKEA’s ‘Home of Tomorrow’ Is a Plant-Filled Urban Oasis | My Modern Met

By Jessica Stewart on June 28, 2020   IKEA is looking toward the future with a fresh home design. Located in a 120-year-old abandoned building in Poland, the IKEA Home of Tomorrow is an innovative look at city living. Through … Continue reading

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At what moment are you dead?

For as far back as we can trace our existence, humans have been fascinated with death and resurrection. But is resurrection really possible? And what is the actual difference between a living creature and a dead body anyway? Randall Hayes … Continue reading

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What I learned from parents who don’t vaccinate their kids | Jennifer Reich | TEDxMileHigh

Why do some parents reject vaccines, despite evidence that they’ve helped generations of children stay healthy? When sociologist Jennifer Reich started interviewing parents about this growing trend, she realized it wasn’t as simple as being ignorant or anti-science. In this … Continue reading

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