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Here’s why the world map you know is wrong

Most people lucky enough to receive an education will have seen the 2D printed projection of a map of the Earth. This image has allowed people everywhere to learn about our big wide world, all from one piece of paper. Though sorry to break it to you, these aren’t actually the true proportions of Read More...

2019 was the best year so far

2019 was the best year so far for humanity

If you’re feeling low about the state of the world, consider this: In the long arc of human history, 2019 has been the best year ever. As Nicholas Kristof from The New York Times highlights, since modern humans emerged about 200,000 years ago, 2019 was probably the year in which children were Read More...

Doctor makes music that crosse

Doctor makes music that crosses cultural divides

Physician and singer Rupa Marya is on a mission to break boundaries musically and nationally.. Marco Visscher | Sept/Oct 2009 issue   Rupa Marya felt a sense of pride mixed with disbelief when she learned last year that the album she had just released was the top seller in the world music Read More...

The State of the World Forum

The State of the World Forum

The State of the World Forum plans to turn good ideas into urgent action. Jim Garrison | April 2009 issue The State of the World Forum was established in 1995 with Mikhail Gorbachev as the convening chairman to create a global leadership network committed to transforming conversations that matter Read More...

Lighten up

Lighten up

A photograph of the world at night shows evidence of the need for better power supply in developing nations. | April 2008 issue This manipulated photograph, showing the world at night, provides ample evidence of the need for a better power supply in developing nations. Since the 1970s, Read More...