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Sep 9, 2014

A Manifesto For The Future City

“A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.”

Where do you stand on future urban development?

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Jul 3, 2014

How The World Watches the World Cup

Equally devoted fans from around the world make the most of what they have to enjoy football—in often unexpected ways.

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Jul 1, 2014

The City of London

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Jul 1, 2014

Albert Einstein Street Mural

By Owen Dippie in Tauranga, New Zealand

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Jun 27, 2014

Russell Brand Takes on Fox News

In his latest rant against the media, Russell offers some insightful commentary on Iraq, Iran and the role of the mainstream media.

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Jun 27, 2014

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Jun 26, 2014


Boxing For Syria

A short look at some of the inspirational work being carried out with displaced Syrian children.

Jun 26, 2014



Jun 21, 2014

This Kickstarter App Could Change How We Nurture Kids’ Qualities

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Jun 20, 2014

"First things first, I’m surrealist."

Salvador Dali

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Jun 20, 2014

Being Unemployed in Iran

"Whether it’s concerning the temperamental geo-political landscape, civil liberties or the affects of climate change, young Iranians desire at the very least a balance between theocratic and technocratic rule…"

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Jun 20, 2014