HATCRL 07.29.20

HATCRL 07.29.20

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NO ROADS ALLOWED
Chinese urban planners in Shenzen unveiled designs for Net City, a district the size of Midtown Manhattan. It has offices, parks and malls — and zero road

TIKTOK THERAPY
Therapists across the US are using TikTok to discuss mental health and fight the stigma.

LOVE GOOD, FEEL GOOD, PLAY GOOD
Serena Williams designs a custom Gatorade bottle to reflect her life as an athlete, a black woman and a mom.

THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES
Can trees feel? Create social networks? Care for offspring? Peter Wohlleben’s amazing new book just might convince you they can.

UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS
Watch a new series aimed at sparking a clear and candid dialogue on the issues of race, bias and justice.

THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF LOGOS
The BBC breaks down how — and why — logos work. Hint: the perception of value matters a lot more than the actual value.

REMOTE PRODUCTION: THE NEW NORMAL?
As the world adjusts to a new and temporary way of working, the production industry may have stumbled into its future.

GIGATON (PEARL JAM)
Two decades after its heyday, the grunge sound is alive and well. Who knew a pandemic could be so good for edgy angst?

#BEYGOOD
Beyoncé’s philanthropic foundation. Need we say more?

LGBTQ INCLUSION IN MEDIA
Pride Month may be over, but there’s still a lot to be proud of. Read GLAAD’s study about changing attitudes to LGBTQ representation.

 

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