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CHOOSE OBJECTs THAT YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT OR INTERESTED IN!
Videos by experts & others
TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world.
Our World is Amazing... Questions? Ideas?
Movies & Shows
Behing the Curve
Meet the growing, worldwide community of theorists who defend the belief that the Earth is flat while living in a society who vehemently rejects it.
Currently unavailable on streaming platforms.
The Good Place
Due to an error, self-absorbed Eleanor Shellstrop arrives at the Good Place after her death. Determined to stay, she tries to become a better person.
(Available on Netflix)
The Truman Show
An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.
A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.
When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth--the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O., but his tragic past may doom the project and his team to disaster.
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".
DNA, the very essence of life, can now be altered. Not only by Harvard geneticists and multi-billion dollar corporations, but also by renegade biohackers working out of their garages.
Explained (Tv show)
A documentary series that looks to explore the big questions of today
Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.
Information is Beautiful
Data, information, knowledge: we distill it into beautiful, useful graphics & diagrams.
Aeon - the Ideas Section
Thought-provoking articles about human nature from psychologists, philosophers and other experts.
Wait But Why
A popular long-form, stick figure illustrated blog about almost anything.
Google Arts and Culture: Highlights
Google Arts & Culture is a non-commercial initiative. We work with cultural institutions and artists around the world. Together, our mission is to preserve and bring the world’s art and culture online so it’s accessible to anyone, anywhere.
Gucci £1,300 umbrella ridiculed in China for not being waterproof
Item from Adidas collaboration mocked over warning it is meant only for ‘sun protection or decorative use’
A History of Ideas
How did everything begin? What is love? How do I live a good life? These are just some of the questions that ‘A History of Ideas’ sets out to address.
Smithsonian Learning Lab
Everything under the sun*
*Well...maybe not everything... but the Smithsonian Learning Lab puts the treasures of the world's largest museum, education, and research complex within reach.
Debatable (News & Views)
Informs public debate with knowledge-based journalism that is responsible, ethical and supported by evidence.
At Big Think, we introduce you to the brightest minds and boldest ideas of our time, inviting viewers to explore new ways to work, live, and understand our ever-changing world.
We believe that great inspiration begins with a question. Whether about science and math, humanities and religion, or architecture and the arts, our in-depth articles are designed to give you the answers and information you need.
A one-woman labor of love, exploring what it means to live a decent, inspired, substantive life of purpose and gladness, wonder-smitten by reality.
JSTOR Daily is an online publication that contextualizes current events with scholarship. Drawing on the richness of JSTOR’s digital library of academic journals, books, images, primary sources, research reports, and other material, JSTOR Daily stories provide background—historical, scientific, literary, political, and otherwise—for understanding our world.
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Vox explains the news...
We live in a world of too much information and too little context. Too much noise and too little insight. And so Vox's journalists candidly shepherd audiences through politics and policy, business and pop culture, food, science, and everything else that matters.
Al Jazeera is an independent news organisation funded in part by the Qatari government.
Don't be fooled by media bias & misinformation.
We present sourced pros and cons of debatable issues, as well as a host of reference information relevant to those issues, thoroughly researched and compiled by our research staff and editors.
Since 1857, The Atlantic has been challenging assumptions and pursuing truth.
POLITICO is the global authority on the intersection of politics, policy, and power.
Politico - Europe
We connect and empower professionals through nonpartisan journalism and actionable intelligence about European politics and policy.
A History of the World in 100 Objects
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity's history through the objects we have made.
Revisionist History - Malcolm Gladwell
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell’s journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past — an event, a person, an idea, even a song — and asks whether we got it right the first time. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
The World Economic Forum's flagship podcast looks at the world's biggest challenges and how we might solve them. Hosted by Forum Podcast Editor Robin Pomeroy.
Hidden Brain explores the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior and questions that lie at the heart of our complex and changing world.