Architecture, Design

Merging Ancient Tombs With Minimal Architecture

The concept for Amey Kandalgaonkar’s “House Inside a Rock” takes inspiration from the rock-cut tombs found in Saudi Arabia’s UNESCO world heritage site, Madain Saleh. 

Merging Ancient Tombs With Minimal Architecture
Nature, Science, World

Deep In The Ocean’s Trenches, The Legacy Of Nuclear Testing Lives

Evidence of Cold War nuclear testing has made its way to the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean. The discovery of “bomb carbon” miles below the surface shows how deep human impact goes.

Deep In The Ocean’s Trenches, The Legacy Of Nuclear Testing Lives
Nature

Britain Passes One Week Without Coal Power For First Time Since 1882

Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since 1882. The landmark follows a government pledge to phase out coal-fired electricity by 2025.

Britain Passes One Week Without Coal Power For First Time Since 1882
Videos

“The Shivering Truth”, A 6 Episode Dark Comedy

The omnibus of painfully riotous emotional parables dripping from the deepest caverns of your unconscious are lovingly animated in stop-motion. In other words, it is the Truth.

“The Shivering Truth”, A 6 Episode Dark Comedy
Photos, World

Medellín, Expressed In Hip Hop

Alongside the government-level efforts to regenerate the city, some residents took matters into their own hands and formed grassroots arts, activism, and charitable projects. Photographer Ozzie Hoppe captures the Colombian city’s growing hip-hop community.

Medellín, Expressed In Hip Hop
Media, Videos

“No Other Way To Say It”, A Comedy About Advertising

Director Tim Mason pulls the curtain back on the glamorous world of advertising in this short comedy about a voiceover actor trying to nail the right tone for a pair of indecisive ad creatives selling a fictitious children’s ice cream brand.

“No Other Way To Say It”, A Comedy About Advertising
Inspiration

Nakamura Hiroshi

Videos

“Skater’s Paradise”, A Monochromatic Portrait Of Four Berlin Boarders

Youri Fernandez turns his lens on the art of skateboarding in this monochromatic portrait of four boarders as they make Berlin their playground, soundtracked by a metronomic composition from electronic musician Petit Fantôme. 

“Skater’s Paradise”, A Monochromatic Portrait Of Four Berlin Boarders
Art, Nature

Smithsonian Artefacts Offer Insights Into Climate Change

Institute’s collections are helping to provide an understanding of how global warming affects specific locations. Paintings of Venice show rising sea levels and tracking France’s vanishing Mer de Glace in paintings and daguerreotypes.

Smithsonian Artefacts Offer Insights Into Climate Change
Life

How To Teach Your Kids They Don’t Have To Be Perfect at Everything

My 6-year-old daughter was making a birthday card for a friend. She was sitting at a small table, and on the floor next to her were about ten crumpled sheets of paper. She kept writing the letter “H” for “Happy Birthday,” then deciding she didn’t like how it looked.

How To Teach Your Kids They Don’t Have To Be Perfect at Everything
Health, Life

Iron Is The New Cholesterol

Oxygen and iron are essential for the production of energy, but may also conspire to destroy the delicate order of our cells. Elevated iron is at the center of a web of disease stretching from cancer to diabetes.

Iron Is The New Cholesterol
Apps, Nature, World

Hicamp: Camping & Glamping Everywhere

Hicamp is an app that lets you book unique camping experiences on farms, ranches, vineyards and public parks across the country. Find undiscovered, one-of-a-kind camping destinations or visit tried and true staples.

Hicamp: Camping & Glamping Everywhere
Health, Science

Why You Shouldn’t Exercise To Lose Weight, Explained With 60+ Studies

We’ve been taught for years that as long as you hit the gym you can hit the buffet line and still lose weight. But there’s plenty of science out there to prove this statement false.

Why You Shouldn’t Exercise To Lose Weight, Explained With 60+ Studies
Inspiration

Petra Eriksson

Politics, Tech

Inside China’s Massive Surveillance Operation

Xinjiang, northwest China, is in a state of surveillance lockdown. Every message, word and movement is monitored for its extremist potential. A million Uyghur muslims are being held in concentration camps.

Inside China’s Massive Surveillance Operation
Cities, Long Reads, Politics

Vision And Reality In San Francisco’s Tech Corridor

When the ‘Twitter tax break’ took effect eight years ago, it was intended to draw tech companies to rundown Mid-Market Street and lead to a neighborhood revitalization. Did it succeed?

Vision And Reality In San Francisco’s Tech Corridor
Crime, Long Reads, Tech

Where The Bodies Are Buried

Mexico’s drug war has left tens of thousands of casualties in secret graves. Now, the mothers of the missing are digging them up, armed with iron rods and quadcopter drones.

Where The Bodies Are Buried
Health, Long Reads, Politics

The Mystery Of The Millionaire Hermit

He spent years scrimping and saving. But without a will, where’s his money going? When someone dies without a will, family trees dictate where the money goes. Each state has its own method to determine the line of succession.

The Mystery Of The Millionaire Hermit
History, Videos

“Balloonfest”, The Spectacle That Became A Tragedy

In September 1986, the city of Cleveland attempted to set a special record: the simultaneous launch of 1.5 million balloons. But fate intervened, and the result was both crazier and more tragic than anyone could have imagined.

“Balloonfest”, The Spectacle That Became A Tragedy
Nature, Photos

‘We Have To Show People What’s Going On’

Climate change is making weather more extreme, and Noah Berger and Justin Sullivan, two veteran photojournalists, were on the frontlines in 2018.

‘We Have To Show People What’s Going On’
Inspiration

Rosanna Tasker

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