3 fears about screen time for kids -- and why they're not true | Sara DeWitt
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We check our phones upwards of 50 times per day -- but when our kids play around with them, we get nervous. Are screens ruining childhood? Not accordi...
What teen pregnancy looks like in Latin America | Christian Rodríguez
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1 day ago ∗ Views: 53,705
Christian Rodríguez is a photographer and filmmaker -- and the son of a teenage mother. For the past five years, he has documented teen pregnancy in ...
The warmth and wisdom of mud buildings | Anna Heringer
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2 days ago ∗ Views: 26,890
"There are a lot of resources given by nature for free -- all we need is our sensitivity to see them and our creativity to use them," says architect A...
Future tech will give you the benefits of city life anywhere | Julio Gil
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3 days ago ∗ Views: 56,259
Don't believe predictions that say the future is trending towards city living. Urbanization is actually reaching the end of its cycle, says logistics ...
Why people of different faiths are painting their houses of worship yellow | Nabila Alibhai
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 80,387
Divisions along religious lines are deepening, and we're doubting more and more how much we have in common. How can we stand boldly and visibly togeth...
The fascinating secret lives of giant clams | Mei Lin Neo
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 61,542
When you think about the deep blue sea, you might instantly think of whales or coral reefs. But spare a thought for giant clams, the world's largest l...
The boost students need to overcome obstacles | Anindya Kundu
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 89,148
How can disadvantaged students succeed in school? For sociologist Anindya Kundu, grit and stick-to-itiveness aren't enough; students also need to deve...
How a video game might help us build better cities | Karoliina Korppoo
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 83,913
With more than half of the world population living in cities, one thing is undeniable: we are an urban species. Part game, part urban planning sketchi...
A black man goes undercover in the alt-right | Theo E.J. Wilson
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 100,749
In an unmissable talk about race and politics in America, Theo E.J. Wilson tells the story of becoming Lucius25, white supremacist lurker, and the une...
What intelligent machines can learn from a school of fish | Radhika Nagpal
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 86,471
Science fiction visions of the future show us AI built to replicate our way of thinking -- but what if we modeled it instead on the other kinds of int...
The most Martian place on Earth | Armando Azua-Bustos
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 43,785
How can you study Mars without a spaceship? Head to the most Martian place on Earth -- the Atacama Desert in Chile. Astrobiologist Armando Azua-Bustos...
What we're missing in the debate about immigration | Duarte Geraldino
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 50,749
Between 2008 and 2016, the United States deported more than three million people. What happens to those left behind? Journalist Duarte Geraldino picks...
Why Africa must become a center of knowledge again | Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 49,839
How can Africa, the home to some of the largest bodies of water in the world, be said to have a water crisis? It doesn't, says Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò -...
How digital DNA could help you make better health choices | Jun Wang
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 51,111
What if you could know exactly how food or medication would impact your health -- before you put it in your body? Genomics researcher Jun Wang is work...
Living sculptures that stand for history's truths | Sethembile Msezane
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 36,952
In the century-old statues that dotted Cape Town, Sethembile Mzesane didn't see anything that looked like her own reality. So she became a living scul...