Category: Global Culture

Why More Americans Are Living Alone

More and more Americans are living alone, according to sociologist Eric Klinenberg’s new book “Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Going Alone.” Ray Suarez and Klinenberg discuss the emerging demographic of...

Design Your Own Prosthetic

A look at Bespoke Innovation, a company specializing in helping amputees customize prosthetic coverings. The transformation it has on the wearer appears to be more than skin deep. (2:30 min)

Bjarke Ingels: Hedonistic Sustainability

Bjarke Ingels wows the audience with his wit and unlikely architectural solutions on projects around the globe. Ingels proposes that it is a misconception to treat sustainability as a sacrifice to our existing lifestyle....

GOOD: Business of Death

Throughout the developed world the business surrounding death has often been an uneasy topic of discussion. Originating in the mid-19th Century, the modern funeral has evolved into an economic and cultural monster, with a...

Off Book: Typography | PBS Arts

Type is everywhere. Every print publication, website, movie, advertisement and public message involves the creation or selection of a fitting typeface. Online, a rich and artistic typographical culture exists, where typefaces are created and...