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For May, we reached out to internationally renown Burmese writer PEN International board member and human rights activist Ma Thıda. She prepared the following reading list for young readers.   1. Shahriar Mandanipour / Censoring An Iranian Love Story “Dark humor and graphical design of this book are lovely matched.”   In his first novel to appear in …

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Director : Jacques Mitsch Co-producer : K Production / Gedeon Programmes/ Arte / Discovery Science / SBS / SVT / RTBF / VRT / RTP / DRTV Territory : Worldwide Duration : 52′ minutes 2009 Over the recent years, a small but growing group of researchers from Austria, Germany, Italy, UK, Japan, South Africa and …

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  “Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, Is a great equalizer of the conditions of men.” – Horace Mann, 1848. At the time of his remarks I couldn’t read — couldn’t write. Any attempt to do so, punishable by death. For generations we have known of knowledge’s infinite power. Yet somehow, we’ve …

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View poetry in an entirely new and innovative way. Billy Collins, former US Poet Laureate and one of America’s best-selling poets, reads his poem “Forgetfulness” with animation by Julian Grey of Headgear. Noted for their intelligent humor, accessibility and observations on daily life, Collins’ popular poems come alive further in a series of animated poems …

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Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience — and not just any conscious experience, your experience of the world around you and of yourself within it. How does this happen? According to neuroscientist Anil Seth, we’re all hallucinating all the time; when we agree about our …

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