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The documentary photographer Peter DiCampo’s remarkable ongoing project focuses on the lack of electricity in the developing world. With evocative, sharply observed cinematography, the film shows how residents of under-served communities in northern Ghana — where the sun sets at 6pm and rises at 6am — effectively live half of their lives in the dark.
Director and Producer: Peter DiCampo
The nearly forgotten origin myth of Hawaii’s third-gender healers, as told by one
A whirlwind tour of Hong Kong’s high-rises is an awesome meditation on urbanity
Sports and games
After a day’s toil in California’s fields, labourers let loose in street races
History of technology
Remarkable historical footage is locked behind paywalls. It’s time to set it free
Thinkers and theories
Bigger isn’t better – the renegade ‘Buddhist economics’ of E F Schumacher
What do tropical fish make of the strange creatures who love them so?
Information and communication
The modern world is littered with statistical noise. Here’s how to find the signal
Teaching and learning
The charity that teaches underprivileged kids to humanely hunt their next meal
On the run from COVID-19, an Indigenous family treks deep into the Amazon rainforest