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Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

The annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos is usually a placid affair: a place for well-heeled participants to exchange notes on global business opportunities, or powder conditions on the local ski slopes, while cradling champagne and canapes. This January, the ultra-rich and …

Globalization

The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades

It’s no longer surprising to encounter 100-foot pinwheels spinning in the breeze as you drive down the highway. But don’t get too comfortable with …

Inside a mile-deep open-pit copper mine after a catastrophic landslide

For the past few months I’ve been reporting a big story on the copper industry for <i>Pacific Standard</i>. It takes a broad look at how the global economic …

Pretty Clever, Bro: One Piece 'Hand As A Hand' Tattoo

This is a tattoo of pirate Monkey D. Luffy from the anime/manga series <i>One Piece</i> in his 'Gear Third' giant hand form (I read the wiki) with the tattoo …

Get In My Kitchen: Dinosaur Corn On The Cob Holders

This is a small series of ceramic dinosaur corn on the cob holders designed by Lana Filippone. Obviously, they're the best thing to happen to corn on …

Man Creates Ice Waterfall Down The Side Of Apartment Building By Leaving Tap Water Running Entire Winter

58-year old Wen Hsu has lived in the same apartment building in Jilin city, China, for the last 35-years. Recently, all of Wen's neighbors were …

What happens when you wring out a washcloth in space?

For hand towels, astronauts get those little vacuum-packed pucks that you kind of have to unravel into a towel. But what happens when you actually …