BBC’s Jeremy Paxman vs. Russell Brand

Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman talks to Russell Brand about voting, revolution and beards, as he launches his guest edit for the New Statesman.

Aldous Huxley on Technodictators

“If you want to preserve your power indefinitely, you have to get the consent of the ruled” — Aldous Huxley Interview by Mike Wallace on May 18, 1958, from the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin…

Surviving Alone in Northern Alaska

Heimo Korth is the last man standing in 19 million acres of Alaskan wilderness. His neighbors are polar bears and caribous. Say goodbye to civilization and see how they do it in the arctic circle on the last frontier in…

Timothy Leary on Why People Should Shock Their Own Minds

Timothy Leary interview by Trent Harris. Leary speaks out on freedom, LSD, religion, and more. The Nixon administration considered Leary one of the most dangerous men in the world. He was convicted of possessing less than 1/2 ounce of pot…

Snowflake, Arizona: Where the Residents are Allergic to Life

A small community in Snowflake, Arizona, has retreated into the desert to escape modern life. Residents say they have multiple chemical sensitivities and environmental illness, which have not been scientifically proven as real illnesses by medical professionals. (Source: The Guardian)