saw one of these things for the USA. decided we needed an english version.
In this short film from Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee we go inside the Rhode Island correctional facility, where we are introduced to Fleet Maull and the inmates who enroll in his Prison Mindfulness Institute. The film makes the case for prison serving the function of reformation and not simply incarceration.
Clifford Nass, a psychology professor at Stanford University, says today’s nonstop multitasking actually wastes more time than it saves—and he says there’s evidence it may be killing our concentration and creativity too.
It’s extraordinary how this structure has resonated deeply with people. I think people want to get back into the forest.
— Tye Farrow, senior partner at Farrow Partnership Architects.
This is the story of a song that travelled the world and became one of the most iconic songs of World War One. Almost 100 years after it was written, the tune and lyrics remain with us long after the guns of World War One have fallen silent.
If you suffer from musophobia—the fear of rats and mice—these photographs of pet rats cuddling miniature teddy bears might be a better cure than years of exposure therapy.—ELLEN VAN DEELEN
“Nobody here’s good at their job,” Frank Sfarzo, a local blogger who has followed the trial more obsessively than anyone, told Rolling Stone. “If they were, they wouldn’t be in Perugia.”