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Pope speaks on climate change to Stephen Hawking and other scientists

Pope Francis met with Stephen Hawking and the scientists from the Pontifical Academy of Sciences during their 4-day plenary session on Science and Sustainability. While the pope did not exchange many words with Hawking, perhaps the size of his smile expressed more than words even could. While...

New technology in Rome takes tourists 2,000 years back in time

Technology is making its appearance in the world of museums, and one of the most ancient monuments in Rome, Ara Pacis, is spearheading an innovative group that is breaking new ground in this area. Ara Pacis is one of the masterpieces of Ancient Roman art, but...

Charting culture

This animation distils hundreds of years of culture into just five minutes. A team of historians and scientists wanted to map cultural mobility, so they tracked the births and deaths of notable individuals like David, King of Israel, and Leonardo da Vinci, from 600 BC...

Architecture that’s built to heal | Michael Murphy

Architecture is more than a clever arrangement of bricks. In this eloquent talk, Michael Murphy shows how he and his team look far beyond the blueprint when they're designing. Considering factors from airflow to light, theirs is a holistic approach that produces community as well...

Your phone is now a refugee’s phone

If you had to flee your country, what’s the one piece of technology you would take with you? This striking film, designed to watch on a mobile phone, helps the viewer to experience with immediacy the confusion and fear facing refugees making a perilous journey by...

The transformative power of classical music

Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it -- and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections....

The Importance of Making your Bed

It's the little things in life that matter. Admiral William McRaven shares why it's so important to make your bed every morning....

How China Is Changing Your Internet

In China, a sheltered internet has given rise to a new breed of app, and American companies are taking notice. What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse at the future. Produced by: JONAH M. KESSEL and PAUL MOZUR...