The Last Bookshop imagines a future where physical books have died out. One day, a small boy’s holographic entertainment fails, so he heads out to explore the streets of abandoned shops outside. Down a forgotten alley he discovers the last ever bookshop. And inside, an ancient shopkeeper has been waiting over 25 years for a customer…
The Last Bookshop
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Discovering the Rare Video Interview with John Von Neumann on Youtube
The interview was conducted on the educational television show "America's Youth Wants to Know" in 1956. At that time, Von Neumann was serving as the Commissioner of the Atomic Energy…
The Enduring Power of Books Through Carl Sagan’s Eyes
Books have always been a powerful medium for knowledge, entertainment, and inspiration. They have stood the test of time, from the earliest scrolls and manuscripts to the latest digital formats.…
Football Physics: The “Impossible” Free-kick
In 1997, Roberto Carlos scored a great goal! Erez Garty describes the football physics behind Carlos's magnificent goals in football history.
This beautiful video shows the visualization of Viviani's theorem and makes the proof of the theorem sense for everyone.
I, Pencil: The Movie
A film from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, adapted from the 1958 essay by Leonard E. Read.
Why Should You Read “Don Quixote”?
What is it about this tale of the clumsy yet valiant knight, Don Quixote that makes it so beloved? Ilan Stavans investigates.