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  • Further Reading

    Where have all the insects gone? Why Amazon is eating the world. Listeners prefer new violins and are unable to distinguish between new and old Italian violins. Review of Empire of Things by Frank Trentmann. On the work of the American architect Louis Kahn. Using homes as ATMs, not homebuying fervor, was to blame for the housing crisis. Cosmic inflation theory faces challenges. Two interesting books about owls. An amazing dinosaur find. And an interactive map of major sites around the world where fossils have been found.

  • Populous: Azulejos

    Love this colourful animated music video directed by Emanuele Kabu

  • Elle Fanning's Fan Fantasy

    Fun short featuring, you guessed it, Elle Fanning, fanning.

  • Further Listening

    New music by Kamasi Washington, Kendrick Lamar and The War on Drugs

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