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Video/Beauty & Aesthetics

This is the final resting place of your cast-off clothing

14 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

How we became more than 7 billion – humanity’s population explosion, visualised

6 minutes

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Video/Death

In 2009, a man arrived in an Irish town with a plan to disappear forever

19 minutes

Video/History of Ideas

Why Socrates believed that sexual desire is the first step towards righteousness

2 minutes

Video/Social Psychology

Is the office cubicle actually designed to crush your soul?

26 minutes

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Video/Art

Go underground with a little known artist who’s dug caves by hand for 20 years

39 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

La Estrella, Spain – population: two. Will the last couple in the village leave?

5 minutes

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Video/Religion

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

11 minutes

Video/Design & Fashion

An exuberant Oscar®-winning film on glass-blowing, automation and all that jazz

10 minutes

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Video/Music

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

8 minutes

Video/Philosophy of Science

The elegance of mathematics meets the breathtaking complexity of nature

4 minutes

Video/Ethics

Can a lie ever be noble? Why Kant believed even a life-saving fib was immoral

2 minutes

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Video/History of Ideas

Was there any before, before the Big Bang?

6 minutes

Video/Biology

Pain, relief, pleasure, and despair: what do we convey with our breath?

3 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/Neuroscience

Aristotle was wrong and so are we: there are far more than five senses

6 minutes

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Video/Education

While Mümine thinks about boys and school, her parents want an arranged marriage

29 minutes

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Video/War & Conflict

Decades after participating in secret nuclear tests, a veteran tells his story

9 minutes

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Video/Values & Beliefs

Great news: pleasure is the purpose of life. Bad news: moderation is key

6 minutes

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Video/Art

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

19 minutes

Video/Political Philosophy

Want to build a just society? John Rawls said to start by ignoring your identity

2 minutes

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Video/Logic

Western logic has held contradictions as false for centuries. Is that wrong?

6 minutes

Video/History of Technology

The last day of hot metal press before computers come in at The New York Times

29 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

What can a map of notable births and deaths reveal about the spread of culture?

6 minutes

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Video/War & Conflict

A secret UK committee drafts a message to be played in case of nuclear attack

6 minutes

Video/Social Psychology

‘The order could come at any moment’: two kamikaze pilots tell their story

8 minutes

Video/Political Philosophy

Sartre and the existential choice: ‘In fashioning myself, I fashion humanity’

2 minutes

Video/Cosmology

A stunning vision of the possibilities of humanity’s expansion into space

4 minutes

Video/Political Philosophy

What are we willing to sacrifice to feel safe?

2 minutes

Video/Subcultures

Meet eccentric DIY tech innovator and world record holder Collin Furze

3 minutes