Edward Burtynsky’s work finds shocking beauty in scenes of destruction—quarrying, mining, recycling, oil refining and ship breaking. The images both mesmerise and repulse all at once. ‘Anthropocene’ is the title of this documentary trailer, but also there’s a compelling series of photographs taken during the filming.
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Two sisters from Thiruvananthapuram—Aanya and Arunitha Mohan—composed the tune for and sang a German song. The music video was created by their father who roped in a friend in Germany to shoot footage from Berlin. But there isn’t a single scene with the Mohans?! In any case, do enjoy this German song sung by Indians who don’t speak a word of it. It’s quite an achievement!
Since it’s our birthday month, we decided to do a team edition—where we offer recommendations of all of our favourite things. There’s plenty here for budding artists, bookworms, binge-watchers, tea-drinkers and more!
Need an immediate pick-me-up? We have you covered! From hilarious animal clips to stuff that’ll make you go “lol why?!”, we have all you need to keep you sane on even your worst hair day.
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We look at the Bharat Jodo Yatra and why Rahul Gandhi decided to take a very long walk.Read More