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What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

Since the beginning of mankind as a species, weapons have been some of our cleverest and most important inventions. Over hundreds and thousands of years of war and killing, humanity has continued to devise new ways to kill one another. Often in brutal fashion. From the club, to the spear to the bow, the catapult, …

The Future of Farming

The Future of Farming

Over the next two decades, a technological wave will revolutionize the efficiency of farms all over the world. It can’t come soon enough. By the year 2050 the human population will be nearly 10 billion—which means we’ll need to have doubled the amount of food we now produce. This is an examination of the agricultural …

This Is What Will Happen in the Next Billion Years

This Is What Will Happen in the Next Billion Years

This is a video by Real-Life Lore made possible by Squarespace. Make your next move with Squarespace. Humanity has been around for about 200,000 years and has experienced a massive amount of change already. From our starting point in Africa, we’ve managed to colonize the entire world at this point and even reached as far …

A History Of Robots

A History Of Robots

[MUSIC PLAYING] [COMPUTER BEEPING] [CAMERA CLICKING] All right. [INAUDIBLE] That’s it? Go get me some models, OK? OK. Why are you in a robot costume? (ROBOT VOICE) Robots are cool. I thought we agreed no more robot costumes. (ROBOT VOICE) Does not compute. [ROBOT NOISES] You know what? We were going to do a playlist …

This Will Revolutionize Education

This will revolutionize education. No prediction has been made as often or as incorrectly as that one. In 1922, it was Thomas Edison who declared that, “The motion picture is destined to revolutionize our educational system and that in a few years, it will supplant largely, if not entirely, the use of textbooks.” Yeah. And …

The History of Hong Kong

Throughout modern history, world powers have repeatedly fought over this strategically valuable land. Its name means “fragrant harbor” in Chinese, but it could also mean “City of Change.” This is the story of Hong Kong. The first wave of people to arrive in large numbers had fled Genghis Kahn and his brutal Mongol hordes. They …