Parisian writer Ace Zed composes his novel page after page through a series of paintings, photos, and videos: a strange but compelling montage. .
Video: “Planetary Bands, Warming World,” a composition for string quartet demonstrating global climate change
Daniel Crawford, an undergrad at the University of Minnesota, has produced in collaboration with geography professor Scott St. George, a composition for string quartet using a method called “data sonification,” … Continue reading
Shot by Thomas Edison in 1909, this digital restoration of a short film is most likely the only moving image of Twain in existence. Watch him strolling around Stormfield, his … Continue reading
Why does the medical establishment ignore highly efficacious therapies such as plant-based diets for heart disease prevention and treatment? In this video, Dr. Michael Greger recalls an amusing but sad example … Continue reading
Here is an interpretation of a song, titled “A Hurrian Cult Song from Ancient Ugarit,” performed on a lyre, an instrument probably close to what the song’s first audiences heard. … Continue reading
Lucille Clifton (1936–2010) reads “Come Celebrate with Me” and “The Killing of the Trees.” These are the first two of 108 videos of Clifton available sequentially on YouTube. .
Haoma is the Avestan name of a plant and its divinity, both of which play a role in Zoroastrian doctrine and in later Persian culture and mythology. Directed by Matthieu Deltour, … Continue reading
Environmental activist George Jucha takes us for a tour of fracking country in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming and Pennsylvania. From outer space, we can see hundreds of … Continue reading
Here’s a video of Georgia O’Keeffe at her home in New Mexico in 1977 — she was nearly 90 at the time. . Georgia O’Keeffe’s hands, 1918, photo by Alfred … Continue reading