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Philosofée, a contemporary fairy tale

Philosofée, a contemporary fairy tale

Philosofée was established in 2016 in New York by Brazilian designer Glaucia Stanganelli. The brand emphasizes sustainable and fair production.

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Meet Warriors on a Mission to Help Lions and Humans Coexist

Meet Warriors on a Mission to Help Lions and Humans Coexist

Jeneria Lekilelei, a warrior from the Samburu tribe of Northern Kenya, has dedicated his life to wildlife conservation.

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All that we share

All that we share

We live in a time where we quickly put people in boxes. Maybe we have more in common than what we think? 'All That We Share' moved us... So we're sharing this with you.

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The Journey of Patchouli

The Journey of Patchouli

With a rich, earthy, woody, “wine” scent, patchouli has been a popular raw materials for fragrance since the beginning of time. Givaudan, one of the largest fragrance houses in the world, takes us on an olfactory encounter to Asia. Come with us.

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The Land Where Women Rule: Inside China's Last Matriarchy

The Land Where Women Rule: Inside China's Last Matriarchy

In a lush valley known as the “Land Where Women Rule” far far away, women are in charge.

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TIME SHRINES

TIME SHRINES

ONE • ONE PLANET ONE FUTURE IS AN EXHIBITION OF ETHEREAL PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNE DE CARBUCCIA THAT POWERFULLY DEPICT WHAT WE HAVE AND WHAT WE MAY LOSE.

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The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People

We seriously love @FightMediocrity & The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. Here's a distilled summary of this gem. #BeExtraordinary

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Growing A Jungle In My New York Apartment

Growing A Jungle In My New York Apartment

A model has created an oasis in the middle of New York City by cramming 500 plants into her apartment. Yep, we're into it ;-)

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Life of a Kumari Goddess

Life of a Kumari Goddess

Let's travel to Nepal to visit with the young girls whose feet never touch ground.

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Japanese Sake Guide: Dassai Brewery 日本酒蔵元 獺祭ツア

Japanese Sake Guide: Dassai Brewery 日本酒蔵元 獺祭ツア

John Daub learned about sake on an adventure across Japan.

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Alan Watts on How to make Yourself a Better Person

Alan Watts on How to make Yourself a Better Person

Philosopher, writer, and speaker Alan Watts shares his thoughts on how we can be better. Spend just over 10 minutes to recharge and feel deeply inspired...

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After watching this, your brain will not be the same

After watching this, your brain will not be the same

Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. 

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Insect Stings Ranked

Insect Stings Ranked

One passionate entomologist poetically describes and ranks over 70 species' painful stings.

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2,000 Pigeons with LEDs Light Up the New York City Skyline

2,000 Pigeons with LEDs Light Up the New York City Skyline

The artist Duke Riley sets two thousand homing pigeons, outfitted with L.E.D. lights, into motion across the New York City skyline. 

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The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see

The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see

Here are all the photos flying through interstellar space on Voyager's Golden Record

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René Redzepi makes the signature Noma dish: Vintage carrot and camomile

René Redzepi makes the signature Noma dish: Vintage carrot and camomile

If you haven't yet made it to the restaurant Noma in Copenhagen, the next in our behind-the-scenes series sees the chef René Redzepi give an exclusive, step-by-step guide to making the signature Noma dish 'vintage carrot and camomile'.

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A new dawn for ylang ylang

A new dawn for ylang ylang

Rich and buttery like custard, the tropical ylang ylang tree originated in the Philippines, where it was crowned the ‘flower of flowers’. The blooms of this flower are so delicate that they must be picked by hand at dawn, and distilled within two hours.

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The Tranquility of Central Park

The Tranquility of Central Park

Welcome to our home, New York City! Escape the noise and grime of the city as you enter Central Park. Traffic and horns drift away and are slowly replaced by birds, laughter, and the sound of wind in the trees.

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Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

The sun's rays can hit some roads for up to 90 percent of the daylight hours, so companies in Europe and the U.S. are experimenting with building solar panels along or above roads. But are such projects worth the cost? In France one company is hoping to distinguish itself—and reduce costs—with solar panels that are laid directly on the pavement.

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How the heart became ♥

How the heart became ♥

We use it to like Instagram photos and Tweets, but where did it come from?

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Magical houses, made of bamboo

Magical houses, made of bamboo

You've never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn.

"We have had to invent our own rules," she says...

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How to Speak French with Camille Rowe

How to Speak French with Camille Rowe

The French language is very sensual, and who better to teach you some phrases en Français than the super sexy Camille Rowe. Directed by Spanish duo Pensacola, our latest Model Mother Tongue episode sees us hop across to the City of Love where la plus mignonne Victoria’s Secret Angel is waiting for her class to assemble.

Écoutez bien!

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An Aromatic Spring

An Aromatic Spring

We're celebrating the arrival of spring with the Acca Kappa's White Moss collection and pairing it with a perfumed spirit! Scroll down for Mindy's NAKED GIN & TONIC recipe for you to enjoy at home!

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Lucky Thirteen: A Dance Film Starring Maddie Ziegler & Narrated by Chloë Sevigny

Lucky Thirteen: A Dance Film Starring Maddie Ziegler & Narrated by Chloë Sevigny

Maddie Ziegler may be no ordinary 12-year-old, having starred in Dance Moms, achieved global fame as the face of Sia’s Chandelier trilogy and amassed an Instagram following of 3.9 million. But like any other 12-year-old, she’s on the cusp of becoming a teenager and that means a whole bunch of growing pains.

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Holoportation: virtual 3D teleportation in real-time

Holoportation: virtual 3D teleportation in real-time

Holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real-time. When combined with mixed reality displays such as HoloLens, this technology allows users to see and interact with remote participants in 3D as if they are actually present in their physical space. Communicating and interacting with remote users becomes as natural as face to face communication.

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Design & Functionality for Humanity

Design & Functionality for Humanity

The week is starting without sunshine here in New York City, so here's an infusion of inspiration to help light the way! Watch how our lovely friends at SolarPuff touch lives all over the world.

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Meet ArcaBoard

Meet ArcaBoard

ARCA Space Corporation announced today that it has created ArcaBoard. For the first time in history, every person will be able to fly whenever they want, wherever they want. ArcaBoard represents the first revolutionary breakthrough in motion since the bicycle, automobile and airplane.

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CHIHARU SHIOTA, Sleeping is like death

CHIHARU SHIOTA, Sleeping is like death

Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels
January 14-February 20, 2016

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How the Indian City of Rishikesh Influenced the Beatles' White Album

How the Indian City of Rishikesh Influenced the Beatles' White Album

A meditation retreat in 1968 offered the British rock group heightened awareness and peace of mind.

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Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience

Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience

John Daub and Masahito Kawahata head to the Shinjuku to stay in a capsule hotel in a Japanese city. It’s cheap and convenient. Would you stay here?

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René Redzepi makes the signature dish: The hen and the egg

René Redzepi makes the signature dish: The hen and the egg

René Redzepi from the World's Best Restaurant, Noma, shows you how to cook an egg.

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Everything Will Be Ok

Everything Will Be Ok

EVERYTHING WILL BE OK is the first chapter of a three-part story about a man named Bill. It was released in 2006 and the following year received the Sundance Film Festival's Jury Award in Short Filmmaking.

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This Chef’s Creations Will Make You Hungry for Sustainable Seafood

This Chef’s Creations Will Make You Hungry for Sustainable Seafood

Chef Angel Leon's vast knowledge of the sea and fish has given him the nickname el chef del mar—the chef of the sea. In this short from Panthalassa, see some of Leon's innovative techniques and unique dishes from his restaurant Aponiente. Located in southern Spain, this two-Michelin starred establishment offers sustainable seafood with a creative twist.

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Linimo

Linimo

Do you know about Japan's MAGNETIC LEVITATION Train?

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Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

Come on a little adventure! Ben Brown & friends goes free diving with sharks.

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Mary Ellen Mark (1940-2015)

Mary Ellen Mark (1940-2015)

Mary Ellen Mark left us on May 25, 2015. But her legacy and work not only left an enormous impact on the world of photography, but they changed the way we see. They changed how we see people.

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