Issue 5 – Out Now!

 

Ninety-six (advertising-free) pages of stories about thinkers, seekers, makers and doers.

Inside, you will discover: a scientist who applied her experience with animals to plants, an ex-officer investigating literature and language, and the gender stereotype-redefining research about cultural exchange in ancient history…

 

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Australia has an unpleasant history when it comes to national identity, and trying to impose one. A white one. Like in 1901, when descendants of the 'founders' who claimed Australia as their own — despite it already being inhabited by Aboriginal and Torres...

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Urban Geodes

It’s street art, but not as you know it. It’s not painting or pasting onto walls, it’s filling gaps and ensconcing nature-like shapes in metropolitan cavities.It’s called ‘Urban Geode’ and it’s an on-going project by Los Angeles-based artist Paige Smith,...

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An Ending; Many More Beginnings

In the Macaulay Library at America’s Cornell University Lab of Ornithology is a recording of the Hawaiian Kauaʻi ʻOʻo bird. The audio was captured just a handful of years before the species, Moho braccatus, went extinct….

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Phox Pop (foks pop)

Vox populi is a Latin phrase that literally means ‘voice of the people’; shortened to vox pop, in media it is an interview with members of the public, the ‘word on the street’. Replacing the ‘v’ with the ‘ph’ from photography – based on the Greek phos/light and graphê/drawing or writing – we create phox pop.

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