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Video/Meaning & the Good Life

After a landslide destroys her village, a woman rebuilds her life in a changed landscape

14 minutes

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Video/Love & Friendship

Meeting your boyfriend’s family is hard. Agata must travel 3,000 miles. And she’s blind

13 minutes

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Video/Addiction

Can writing an 11,000-page autobiographical thesis cure addiction?

16 minutes

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Video/Gender & Sexuality

On the examined sex life: a meticulous chronicle of desire and self-knowledge

19 minutes

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Video/Chemistry

Obsession and electricity: a scientist chases the origins of life in the lab

16 minutes

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Video/Religion

Why some Chinese millennials are taking up the hermit’s life in the mountains

11 minutes

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Video/Nature & Environment

We can’t fly like birds, nor can we stop our gaze soaring skyward to dream of it

3 minutes

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Video/Architecture & Landscape

Rethinking architecture for the dead: views from the world’s tallest cemetery

7 minutes

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Video/Death

Pressing the ashes of the dead onto records: odd novelty or tender remembrance?

10 minutes

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Video/Nature & Environment

‘Wildlife management is really a misnomer. It’s about managing people’

18 minutes

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Video/Medical Ethics

What it’s like to stand by your daughter in her choice to die

18 minutes

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Video/Subcultures

The Dull Men’s Club: where being extraordinarily ordinary is celebrated

15 minutes

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Video/History

Pyramiden: population 6. The Soviet ghost town frozen in time high in the Arctic

13 minutes

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Video/Politics & Government

See real democracy in action – how Chinese third-graders elect a class monitor

34 minutes

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Video/Childhood & Adolescence

From the US to China and back again by age six. Why ‘satellite babies’ struggle

9 minutes

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Video/Art

Long before internet posts of cute animals, there were Victorian taxidermy tableaux

19 minutes

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Video/Work

Drudgery and dance lessons – work-life balance and the ‘Chinese Dream’

15 minutes

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Video/Gender & Sexuality

Melvin is 11 and gay. What will he say to the girl who’s in love with him?

19 minutes

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Video/Social Psychology

The son of a Holocaust survivor grapples with the possibility of forgiving evil

10 minutes

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Video/Gender

Defying social pressure, a woman commits herself to lobster fishing and the sea

11 minutes

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Video/History

How The New York Times and the American public managed to ignore the Holocaust

18 minutes

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Video/Music

A Bach cello piece played atop a mountain is as exhilarating as you’d expect

8 minutes

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Video/Cognition & Intelligence

From crawling to flying, the agony and ecstasy of trying to learn something new

5 minutes

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Video/Human Rights

Blood feuds are law in Albania, turning homes into prisons for ‘guilty’ families

31 minutes

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Video/Art

Spray the DNA away – an artist’s stand against encroaching genetic surveillance

4 minutes

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Video/Social Psychology

Freedom, fantasy, family – the sundry allures of the American Renaissance faire

9 minutes

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Video/Meaning & the Good Life

Can negativism sweeten life’s small joys in the face of illness and death?

5 minutes

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Video/Memoir

Kinder’s chocolate eggs are banned in the US. Enter the Kinder-egg smuggler

6 minutes

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Video/Family Life

Working full-time and mothering small children – is the juggling act worth it?

12 minutes

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Video/Childhood & Adolescence

‘Museum’ should rhyme with ‘amusement’: the credo of a toy collector

20 minutes