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TED Prize Honors StoryCorps’ David Isay : The documentarian speaks about listening, storytelling and our shared humanity

TED Prize Honors StoryCorps' David Isay


by Laura Feinstein

Since 2003, journalist, radio documentarian and MacArthur Fellow David Isay has helped bring attention to the daily and intricate lives of ordinary Americans with his groundbreaking oral history project StoryCorps. Oft-replayed……

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Bureau Subduction at Paris Design Week: Designed by Paul Venaille, this desk honors his obsession with volcanoes

Bureau Subduction at Paris Design Week


At this year’s Paris Design Week, CH hit now! Le Off at The Docks to catch an impressive collection of the week’s…

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Cornell University honors Carl Sagan with stunning LED tribute

Carl Sagan Cornell tribute

Though best known for his work on the groundbreaking Cosmos: A Personal Voyage television series, Carl Sagan spent much of his career as a professor of astronomy at Cornell University. Now the school is honoring Sagan with a mesmerizing LED art installation created by Leo Villareal. Incorporating over 12,000 individual lights and measuring 45 x 68 feet, the tribute is visible from Cornell’s campus and can also be seen by nearby residents in Ithaca, New York. Villareal’s installation, appropriately named Cosmos, displays a shifting sequence of dynamic light patterns meant to conjure up thoughts of the stars and sky Sagan loved so well. Those looking to see the installation for themselves can find it on the ceiling of the Sherry and Joel…

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