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Our interview with physicist and author brought about this fun and wide-ranging set of time-shift tweets. He brings an infectious excitement to the conversation about the frontiers of modern physics and how vital science is to understanding the nature of life and reality.
Happiness. A word that gets bandied about quite a bit lately, and for good reason. An infographic that jogs a host of questions and insights.
There's something magical about the way Ann Hamilton inhabits space. This video will transport you to an extraordinary world of ordinary life observed by a maker.
What happens when we choose anger and hatred over vulnerability and love? A short video with a World War II veteran who tells a personal story about being confronted by the German enemy and the power of music.
As MLK Day approaches, a bit of creative inspiration infuses his iconic "I Have a Dream..." speech. Watch this video remix and be inspired.
On Being gone hip-hop? Well, not really. But our closing credits gain a small bit of street cred with this behind-the-scenes look at crafting the show.
Spike Jonze’s latest film is a contemplative meditation on how we connect with one another, and the role that technology plays in searching for that connection every time we turn on our electronic devices.
The two sisters known as CocoRosie seek out comfort in the mysterious. Visually arresting, their music is full of wonder and absurdity — at once unnerving and familiar. Take a listen, it might surprise you.
Few expressions of religion are as public and inescapable as buildings. Some photos of the best of the best of this year's religious architecture from Faith & Form.
Nicole Holofcener's film is funny, raw, and intimate — and it does what very few films do: it gets women right.