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VICE Founder Shane Smith Interviews the Visionary Behind ‘JUNGLETOWN’ (12 minutes, 2017)

Posted on May 17th, by admin in Business, Environment, Family, Travel. No Comments

VICE founder Shane Smith sat down with Jimmy Stice, the controversial visionary behind Kalu Yala, an experimental for-profit town in Panama. Watch JUNGLETOWN on VICELAND, Tuesdays at 10pm. Find full episodes here.



Welcome to the Jungle (44 minutes, 2017)

Posted on April 12th, by admin in Environment, Health, Travel. No Comments

The first episode of a new docu-series from director Ondi Timoner about an upstart town being built in the middle of the Panamanian jungle.



CITY LIGHTS (4 minutes, 2013)

Posted on December 30th, by admin in Art, Film, Photography and Video, Travel. No Comments

By Colin Rich (text and video)

‘City Lights’ is the final chapter from my “Trilogy of Light” series that began a couple years ago with ‘LA Light’ and then followed up with ‘Nightfall.’ It was an nightly adventure that took me to almost every angle of Los Angeles. It was an exercise in patience. A lesson in light. An understanding of what it is to live amongst each other and to understand the system and order of a city, the seemingly complex organics that make it up and the life form that the city truly is. A visualization of sonder.

It was a daily jaunt to watch the arterial freeway systems pump car cells through its body and channel them to the capillaric avenues that are our neighborhoods and homes. It was a chance to break away from the 70mph freeway … Read More »



HARD SHIP: A Really Great Big Story (23 minutes, 2016)

Posted on December 7th, by admin in Environment, Sports, Travel. No Comments

Three paralyzed men take up one of sailing’s most grueling challenges — a 750-mile race to Alaska through some of the most treacherous and remote waters on the planet. With no motors allowed and many miles from any help, the competition can be too dangerous for the world’s most fearless sailors. This team is out to prove they have what it takes to finish.

This Really Great Big Story was made in collaboration with our friends at CNN Films. It is one of 12 short films that we will be releasing throughout the year. (Source: Really Great Big Story)



Miami: Explore the Bars and the Beaches (27 minutes, 2016)

Posted on December 4th, by admin in Travel. No Comments

Miami, the city where happy hour is a lifestyle. Passport: Miami shows you a side to the city that only the locals know. Join a Cuban singer, a beach-runner and a drag queen as they open the doors to their shining, fabulous, soulful city. (Source: The Economist)



Inside Ivory Coast’s Hidden Gold Rush (5 minutes, 2016)

Posted on August 10th, by admin in Business, Politics, Travel. No Comments

For a long time mining was seen as a dirty alternative to a more wholesome farming lifestyle. But some of the richest gold-mining potential in Africa is luring hundreds of thousands of Ivorians off the land and into the mines.(Source: The Guardian)



DARK OCEANS: Surveying Saturn’s Moons (10 minutes, 2016)

Posted on March 6th, by admin in Science, Technology, Travel. No Comments

After 11 years orbiting Saturn, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has changed our understanding of liquid water in the outer solar system. (Source: The New York Times)



What to Do in Havana Cuba (6 minutes, 2016)

Posted on January 24th, by admin in Travel. No Comments

With Cuba’s guarded openness to private enterprise grabbing hold, classic American cars and salsa singers now share the cityscape with new and inventive offerings in food, culture and nightlife. (Source: The New York Times)



Japan’s Yakuza: Inside the Syndicate (6 minutes, 2015)

Posted on January 16th, by admin in Business, Crime, Travel. No Comments

In 2011 a Belgian photographer was allowed entry into one of Japan’s Yakuza families. Over two years, he captured the lives of those living in the underworld. (Source: The Economist)



Historic Landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket (2 minutes, 2015)

Posted on December 24th, by admin in History, Technology, Travel. No Comments

SpaceX Entrepreneur Elon Musk (Tesla, Solar City, Paypal) successfully lands a rocket, the Falcon 9, after it delivered its payload of 12 satellites into orbit.