news

May
06
Why Webcams And The Internet Are Tools For Art

Contemporary artists explain how technology has significantly impacted the way we create and view art.

Follow us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/FastCompany

Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/FastCompany

Follow us on Instagram:
http://instagram.com/fastcompany


Apr
15
Apr
08
Here's What To Expect At Eataly's Massive Food Theme Park

Fico Eataly World in Bologna, Italy--dubbed the "world's largest agri-food park"--is unlike any place you've ever visited. It opens Wednesday, Nov. 15.


Apr
01
Mar
25
Where Did Time Travel Come From?

A video tracing the origins of time travel fiction.

Check out episode one of the YouTube Red Original series, Lifeline: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ru4zkxNuJ_I

PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/nerdwriter
TSHIRT: https://store.dftba.com/products/the-nerdwriter-shirt
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter
EMAIL: thenerdwriter@gmail.com

This episode was sponsored by the YouTube Red Original Series, Lifeline.

SOURCES

The primary source for this video is David Wittenberg's sweeping and profound book on time travel fiction, "Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative"

Buy it here: https://www.amazon.com/Time-Travel-Popular-Philosophy-Narrative/dp/0823249972

MUSIC

Leo Nite, "Crystallized"
https:...


Mar
18
Art is Advertising for What We Really Need

Advertising beautifully alerts us to the desirability lots of things we probably don't need that much of in our lives. For its part, art also alerts us to the beauty and charm of bits of the world: but it tends to be the bits that we really do need for a fulfilled life. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://goo.gl/Vs3U9f
Join our mailing list: http://bit.ly/2e0TQNJ
Or visit us in person at our London HQ: https://goo.gl/AAP4iB
Download our App: https://goo.gl/8HXN3b

FURTHER READING

“At the centre of our societies is a hugely inventive force dedicated to nudging us towards a heightened appreciation of certain aspects of the world. With enormous skill, it throw...


Feb
25
Feb
18
Throwback on a Comeback: The Last Cassette Tape Factory

Bust out your mix tapes and dust off those Walkmans: Cassette tapes are having a comeback. National Audio Company—the last cassette factory in the U.S.—is ready for the renewed demand. Cranking out analog audio tapes since 1969, the company boasted its best year ever in 2015, and sales are only climbing.

SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb

Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX
Make our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZ
Give us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLY
Come hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjV
Visit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com

This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of...


Feb
11
Feb
04
Why Holding Your Breath For 24 Minutes Is Almost Impossible

Spanish freediver Ah-leysh Segura held his breath for 24 minutes and 3 seconds in 2016. How is that possible? Here's how.

Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ?? http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7


ABOUT WIRED
WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture.

Why Holding Your Breath For 24 Minutes Is Almost Impossible | WIRED