Nature, Photos

Documenting Climate Change By Air, Land And Sea

The New York Times photographer Josh Haner has spent the past four years capturing the effects of climate change around the world and under water.

Documenting Climate Change By Air, Land And Sea
Cities, World

Secret Trysts And Lost Weekends At The Chateau Marmont

How a run-down Hollywood hotel achieved legend status. The Chateau Marmont is a psychic landmark as well as a physical one: you go there to see it, but you also go to try to use it to see through time.

Secret Trysts And Lost Weekends At The Chateau Marmont
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
Media, Science, Tech

Hollywood Is Quietly Using AI To Help Decide Which Movies To Make

AI will tell you who to cast and predict how much money you’ll make. Despite skepticism about specific applications, the tide might be turning. A single factor has convinced Hollywood to stop dismissing big data: Netflix.

Hollywood Is Quietly Using AI To Help Decide Which Movies To Make
Cities, Life

The Suburbs Are Coming To A City Near You

In some ways, living in a dense urban area has become much more pleasant for certain types of people — namely the affluent and those who prize proximity to the action above all else. Is a city still a city if urban living is a luxury good?

The Suburbs Are Coming To A City Near You
Health, Videos

“Le Clitoris”, Award-Winning Animated Documentary

Women are lucky, they get to have the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure: the clitoris! In this humorous and instructive animated documentary, find out its unrecognized anatomy and its unknown history.

“Le Clitoris”, Award-Winning Animated Documentary
Inspiration

Nakamura Hiroshi

Cities, Videos

“Seoul Wave”, A Short Film About South Korea’s Futuristic City

Filmmaker Brandon Li made a thrilling 7-minute film on life in the South Korean city of Seoul. Li’s distinctive filming style is present—swooping gimbal shots, push-ins, a saturated vibrancy.

“Seoul Wave”, A Short Film About South Korea’s Futuristic City
Apps, Business, Innovation, Tech

In South-East Asia, Grab And Gojek Bring Banking To The Masses

Both started with ride-hailing and expanded into other logistics businesses, such as deliveries and food-ordering. The story of two South-East Asian “deca-unicorns”—fintechs valued above $10bn—is usually told in terms of their rivalry.

In South-East Asia, Grab And Gojek Bring Banking To The Masses
Business, Health, Life

Offices Can Be Hell For People Whose Brains Work Differently

Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.

Offices Can Be Hell For People Whose Brains Work Differently
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
Health, Science, Tech

The Internet Is Destroying Our Collective Attention Span

The length of time our “collective attention” is on any given event has grown shorter, and topics become popular and then drop out of public view at an accelerating rate. It’s no surprise if it feels harder and harder to dwell deeply on any topic.

The Internet Is Destroying Our Collective Attention Span
Art, Cities, Photos

Cinematic Street Photography Of Japan By Jack Rangooni

Stunning street shots by Jack Rangooni, a talented self-taught photographer, and urban explorer from Auckland, New Zealand. He recently visited Japan and shared some amazing street scenes on his Instagram.

Cinematic Street Photography Of Japan By Jack Rangooni
Inspiration

Petra Eriksson

Innovation, Tech

Lenovo Shows Off The World’s First ‘Foldable PC’

Lenovo has just announced what it says is the world’s first “foldable PC:” a prototype ThinkPad that iterates the foldable tech we’ve already seen from phones on a much bigger scale.

Lenovo Shows Off The World’s First ‘Foldable PC’
Economics, Media, Tech

Down And Out In the Gig Economy

Gig economies are ersatz structures, designed to skirt labor laws and offload risk and expense onto workers themselves. They serve the whims of capital.

Down And Out In the Gig Economy
Products

Azio Vintage Backlit Mechanical Keyboard

With its design originating from retro typewriters and crafted with modern features, the Azio Retro Classic is the perfect amalgam of past, present, and future. Evoking nostalgia with its round keycaps. Price: $220.

Azio Vintage Backlit Mechanical Keyboard
Nature

At Baltimore’s National Aquarium, Climate Change Presents Challenges

After a public backlash against marine animal parks brought on by the documentary Blackfish, the aquarium decided to move its prized pod of dolphins to a first-of-its-kind sanctuary.

At Baltimore’s National Aquarium, Climate Change Presents Challenges
Politics

The ‘3.5% Rule’: How A Small Minority Can Change The World

Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts – and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change.

The ‘3.5% Rule’: How A Small Minority Can Change The World
Economics, Life, Long Reads

Why Does It Feel Like Everyone Has More Money Than You?

Financial help from parents comes in many forms, and it’s the basis of so many success stories. So why do millennials act like it doesn’t exist? Harper’s Bazaar examines the myth—and tyranny—of the “self-made” success story.

Why Does It Feel Like Everyone Has More Money Than You?
Inspiration

Rosanna Tasker

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