1.1. Many seem puzzled about the migration conflicts happening now. Why is Europe acting like this? Why is there still war in Syria and do the Americans take care of refugees at all? Well, Vox got you covered:
1.2. Reporters Paolo Pellegrin and Scott Anderson travelled with 733 Eritrean migrants on the journey across the Mediterranean Sea, from Libya to Italy. One of the most dangerous routes.
1.3. Migration exists since there are humans. This interactive video explains how 2,600 years of Western culture spread across the globe.
2. Slow Ideas
We expect important innovations, like the birth of anesthesia in 1846, to spread fast and relief humans from their pains. Plenty do. But there are even more innovations of equal importance out there, still waiting to be adopted. What leads some ideas to spread fast and others not? And can slow ideas be speed up?
—> Slow Ideas
3. News Media
Why News Media shouldn’t be your only source to understand the world. Wonderfully explained in only 2 minutes.
4. Mercator, you’re drunk
We’re all being fooled. All of us. The standard to picture our world is the Mercator Map. But there is a huge problem with it - distortion. By morphing our globe into a 2D map, countries end up being much bigger (or smaller) as in reality. Good luck, there are tools to clean up this mess.
5. Casual Stormtrooper
The rich and colorful civilian life of Eric, the Star Wars Stormtrooper