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What teen pregnancy looks like in Latin America | Christian Rodríguez 04:48

What teen pregnancy looks like...

Christian Rodríguez is a photographer and filmmaker -- and the son of a teenage mother. For the past five years, he has documented teen pregnancy in ...


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The warmth and wisdom of mud buildings | Anna Heringer 13:02

The warmth and wisdom of mud b...

"There are a lot of resources given by nature for free -- all we need is our sensitivity to see them and our creativity to use them," says architect A...


Published 2 days ago • Views: 26,100

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Future tech will give you the benefits of city life anywhere | Julio Gil 11:08

Future tech will give you the ...

Don't believe predictions that say the future is trending towards city living. Urbanization is actually reaching the end of its cycle, says logistics ...


Published 3 days ago • Views: 54,548

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Why people of different faiths are painting their houses of worship yellow | Nabila Alibhai 11:52

Why people of different faiths...

Divisions along religious lines are deepening, and we're doubting more and more how much we have in common. How can we stand boldly and visibly togeth...


Published 6 days ago • Views: 79,878

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The fascinating secret lives of giant clams | Mei Lin Neo 05:28

The fascinating secret lives o...

When you think about the deep blue sea, you might instantly think of whales or coral reefs. But spare a thought for giant clams, the world's largest l...


Published 1 week ago • Views: 61,157

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The boost students need to overcome obstacles | Anindya Kundu 07:06

The boost students need to ove...

How can disadvantaged students succeed in school? For sociologist Anindya Kundu, grit and stick-to-itiveness aren't enough; students also need to deve...


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How a video game might help us build better cities | Karoliina Korppoo 08:40

How a video game might help us...

With more than half of the world population living in cities, one thing is undeniable: we are an urban species. Part game, part urban planning sketchi...


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A black man goes undercover in the alt-right | Theo E.J. Wilson 18:21

A black man goes undercover in...

In an unmissable talk about race and politics in America, Theo E.J. Wilson tells the story of becoming Lucius25, white supremacist lurker, and the une...


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What intelligent machines can learn from a school of fish | Radhika Nagpal 10:52

What intelligent machines can ...

Science fiction visions of the future show us AI built to replicate our way of thinking -- but what if we modeled it instead on the other kinds of int...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 86,287

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The most Martian place on Earth | Armando Azua-Bustos 04:51

The most Martian place on Eart...

How can you study Mars without a spaceship? Head to the most Martian place on Earth -- the Atacama Desert in Chile. Astrobiologist Armando Azua-Bustos...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 43,703

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What we 07:57

What we're missing in the deba...

Between 2008 and 2016, the United States deported more than three million people. What happens to those left behind? Journalist Duarte Geraldino picks...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 50,622

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Why Africa must become a center of knowledge again | Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò 13:31

Why Africa must become a cente...

How can Africa, the home to some of the largest bodies of water in the world, be said to have a water crisis? It doesn't, says Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò -...


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How digital DNA could help you make better health choices | Jun Wang 14:55

How digital DNA could help you...

What if you could know exactly how food or medication would impact your health -- before you put it in your body? Genomics researcher Jun Wang is work...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 51,037

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Living sculptures that stand for history 13:16

Living sculptures that stand f...

In the century-old statues that dotted Cape Town, Sethembile Mzesane didn't see anything that looked like her own reality. So she became a living scul...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 36,930

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The fascinating physics of everyday life | Helen Czerski 15:58

The fascinating physics of eve...

Physics doesn't just happen in a fancy lab -- it happens when you push a piece of buttered toast off the table or drop a couple of raisins in a fizzy ...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 98,731

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The real reason manufacturing jobs are disappearing | Augie Picado 12:06

The real reason manufacturing ...

We've heard a lot of rhetoric lately suggesting that countries like the US are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to lower-cost markets like China, Me...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 93,895

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There 12:19

There's more to life than bein...

Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there's a more fulfilling path? Happiness comes and goes, says writer Emily Esfahani Smith, but ha...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 413,065

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7 principles for building better cities | Peter Calthorpe 14:21

7 principles for building bett...

More than half of the world's population already lives in cities, and another 2.5 billion people are projected to move to urban areas by 2050. The way...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 159,228

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You owe it to yourself to experience a total solar eclipse | David Baron 12:17

You owe it to yourself to expe...

On August 21, 2017, the moon's shadow raced from Oregon to South Carolina in what some consider to be the most awe-inspiring spectacle in all of natur...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 437,305

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Doesn 22:13

Doesn't everyone deserve a cha...

Aspirations are rising as never before across the world, thanks in large part to smartphones and the internet -- will they be met with opportunity or ...


Published 3 months ago • Views: 70,384

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