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A Stunning Scale Model of Our Solar System, Drawn in the Desert

A true illustration of our place in the universe

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How Did Tech Become So Male-Dominated?

Women developed computer science. Today, the industry is mostly men.

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Dark Matter, Animated

In a short film, a Columbia University astrophysicist explains the mysterious substance that makes up over 25 percent of the universe.

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A Restaurant Brings New Traditions to an 18th-Century Irish Home

With no experience in business, one family opens an organic dining space on their 300-year-old property.

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The Russian Scientists Bringing Back the Ice Age

A father-son team is working on a project in the Siberian Arctic called Pleistocene Park, where resurrected woolly mammoths will fight climate change.

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Mass Incarceration, Visualized

In this animated interview, the sociologist Bruce Western explains the current inevitability of prison for certain demographics of young black men.

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The Slam Poets of Istanbul

A short film on a group of young people who meet every week in the name of freedom of expression

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Can It Happen Here?

David Frum on Donald Trump's authoritarian tendencies

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O.J.: The Pioneer Before the Prisoner

Director Ezra Edelman on how the football player’s commercial success became a beacon for African Americans

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Melania Trump's Hometown Glory

A 20-minute film takes us to Sevnica, Slovenia, now preparing for a tourism boom thanks to the 2016 election.

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The Origin of Dogs

How and when wild wolves transformed into domestic pets has always been mysterious—until now.

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