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How Not To Be Ignorant About The World

“How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you … Continue reading

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An Astronaut’s View Of Earth

Chris Hadfield describing what the Earth is like from space. He describes how it is a full, complicated system, beautiful to behold, and yet we as a human race are affecting the Earth in a greatly detrimental way. Will you be the change the … Continue reading

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Frames

“Frames is a short mixed media animation about a character who is thrust into different worlds after discovering the artificiality of his own world.” (Vimeo) Amusing, cleverly done short film, with different worlds seen through the glasses frames. Makes me … Continue reading

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An Astronaut’s Guide To Optimism

“Our world is not as bad a place as we often feel it to be. It is easy to look to the future and lament on how far there is left to go, but sometimes it is helpful to stop … Continue reading

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The Most Complex International Borders In The World

You would think that the borders of countries would be fairly well established now, and pretty easy to understand. You could think that, but you’d be wrong. This excellent video by WonderWhy delves into some of the most complex international … Continue reading

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The Deadliest Animal In The World

Which is the deadliest animal in the world? It’s certainly not sharks (even though they’re terrifying), or crocodiles, or even snakes. It is, apparently, the humble mosquito. They kill more humans than any other animal in the world. Except… they … Continue reading

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The Smashing Pumpkins – Bullet With Butterfly Wings

The Smashing Pumpkins – Bullet With Butterfly Wings. An oldie but great song from The Smashing Pumpkins. I love the beat in this tune, the way it powers on. Remember, the world is a vampire. Onwards! Website, Wiki.

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