The Human Tide

A dazzling new history of the irrepressible demographic changes and mass migrations that have made and unmade nations, continents, and empires The rise and fall of the British Empire; the emergence of America as a superpower; the ebb and flow of global challenges from...
The War Against Microbes

The War Against Microbes

https://vimeo.com/46715195In 1900, the average global life expectancy was about 31 years. Today, it’s 67––an astonishingly steep improvement that is one of the most radical and consequential changes in all of human history. One of the biggest drivers of that change...

How To Look And Feel Young Despite Getting Older

Numerous negative myths about getting older abound. The reality is that most people are getting older and living exciting, fun lives. The following article will give you some clever tips on facing the getting older process. To keep wrinkles away, stop frowning. It...

Life Expectancy and Income Convergence in the World

There is world-wide convergence in life expectancy, despite little convergence in GDP per capita. If one values longer life much more than material happiness, the world living standards may this have already converged substantially. This paper introduces the concept...
Ongoing Smile

Ongoing Smile

https://vimeo.com/70550455Original Title: Labkhande-Bi-Payan Language: English Genre: Documentary Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf In this film: KIM Dong-Ho Kim Ji-Seok KIM Ki-Duk KANG Soo-Yeon YEH Ji-Won AHN Sung-Ki Juliette Binoche Peter van BUEREN Roger GARCIA Christian...