Yothu Yindi performing in 2000. Their songs offered hope and strength to generations of Yolŋu people.
The songs of Tribal Voice offered hope and strength to generations of Yolŋu people and gave audiences elsewhere a rare insight into the resolve and aspirations of Indigenous Australia.
The pyramids of Giza on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt.
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The belief that ancient Egyptians needed help from supernatural beings to built the Giza pyramids relies, unavoidably, on racism and colonial attitudes.
South African trumpeter, Marcus Wyatt.
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When they arrived in Europe in the early 1960s, South African jazz outfit the Blue Notes revolutionised the London scene. Half a century later, their music is coming home in several new projects.
British actress Emma Watson was featured in Marie Claire’s sustainability issue: She wears only sustainable clothing on the red carpet.
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Climate change needs to be front and centre in fashion, which is one of the most polluting industries. Fashion magazines can help consumers to embrace more sustainable lifestyles.
An orange flag with the traditional Indian swastika on top of ancient Hindu temples in the Himalayas.
The swastika, an ancient and innocent symbol in many cultures for hundreds of years, now represents racial hatred. Should the swastika be banned in North America as it is in Germany?
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Clowns were even scarier when you were young.
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Lee's film about a drug dealer facing jail started shooting before the World Trade Centre attacks – and it captures New York through its period of trauma.
Hendrick Avercamp’s ‘Ice Scene’ (c. 1610).
While today we sweat, early modern Europeans froze. Furs to the rescue.
‘Assault on Fort Sanders’ by Kurz & Allison (1891).
Those calling it slavery fan fiction are ignoring the long, nuanced tradition of articles and films that wonder what would have happened if the South had won.
Nigerian 80s artist William Onyeabor.
The search for old or new African sounds is based around a nostalgia culture that is endemic to Anglo-American popular music.
The truth is not always out there.
If only DNA samples and microfibres made crimes as easy to solve as on CSI.
Musine Kokalari during her trial in 1946.
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Musine Kokalari was imprisoned and tortured by the communist regime in Albania in 1946 for standing up for free speech.
In Hounds of Love, Kate Bush’s extraordinary vocal performances are the musical equivalent of speaking in tongues. There are few more thrilling, literate, and ambitious works of popular music.
Mickey Rooney as Mr Yunioshi in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Why whiteness became the 'norm'.
In this time of global technological change and sustainability challenges, we need to increase creativity levels in the next generation, to ensure the innovations that will keep us afloat.
Technology requires humanity to innovate at a faster pace, but it also hampers true creative thinking. The good news? Nurturing creativity in children is easier than most people think.
She started life as a bit-part sidekick to The Joker but is now a multi-platform anti-hero.
A banana on the salt lake plain at Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, hints at themes of genetics, food and human journeys in three books recommended by fly scientist Thomas Merritt.
A fly scientist ponders the genetics of bananas and dwarves, women and love in reviews of his favourite fiction and non-fiction books.
Brian Reed, host of S-Town, somewhere in the woods of Bibb County, Alabama.
The podcast S-Town has been both rapturously reviewed and described as 'morally indefensible' for its intrusion into the life of a mentally ill man. But it validates, rather than violates, a fierce, flawed life.
Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde.
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From Kill Bill to The Hunger Games, women have been kicking butt in films (and in real life) forever. But we still act surprised when they do, because deep down we still see women as the passive sex.
Still from An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Eleven years after its release, An Inconvenient Truth, the iconic climate documentary, has spawned a sequel. But did the original do more harm than good by polarizing Americans on climate change?