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A short documentary on the houseboat community in Washington D.C.
"We live on a very dynamic planet, and Mother Nature will do what she wants."
"Until we have a conversation about what privilege means, we'll never understand what racism means."
A panel of Washington's top voices discuss how our current era will be viewed in 2050.
Professors, engineers, and journalists look ahead to the next century.
We asked experts.
TerraPower is one of Bill Gates's biggest bets in the search for an energy miracle.
The billionaire investor and philanthropist talks about the necessity of fast innovation
"If we aren't making leaps of the imagination, then all of our new ideas are just old ideas repackaged."
From acidification of the ocean to dwindling fresh water, experts weigh in on what the public should know.
"Police must stop thinking about crime reduction as self-justifying. It's not."
"Build the discipline of curiosity."
"There's been a rise in materialistic sorts of values."
Rehabilitation and reform in America's largest maximum security prison
"The Internet is the most important storytelling invention since the concept of language."
Scientist, activists, and filmmakers envision the future of life on Earth.
"Try to assume the best about other people."
Why aren't more people doing basic skin-cancer screening?