Science: American Indian Covid-19 Cases, Healthy Heart Diets (Podcast)

First up, host Meagan Cantwell speaks with Abigail Echo-Hawk, director of the Urban Indian Health Institute and chief research officer for the Seattle Indian Health Board. Echo-Hawk shares what inspired her journey in public health and explains the repercussions of excluding native people from health data. 

This story was originally reported by Lizzie Wade, who profiled Echo-Hawk as part of Science’s “voices of the pandemic” series. Next, host Sarah Crespi interviews Danielle Murashige, a Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania, about her Science paper that attempts to quantify how much fuel a healthy heart needs. 

Interior Design Books: ‘Sig Bergamin – Art Life’ (2020)

A vibrant tour of twelve interiors from Brazil to Portugal, Art Life not only celebrates Bergamin’s diverse style, but also highlights his steadfast appreciation for art and history. The result is a kaleidoscopic oeuvre of interiors that serve as cultured dialogues between the comfort of home and the world at large.

Architect and designer Sig Bergamin is known for his eclectic vision and vivid interiors that are the perfect mélanges of chic. A constant traveller, Bergamin loves collecting treasures wherever he goes—totems that inspire and evolve his craft. He is also an avid art collector, a tendency that comes across in each of his meticulously designed spaces, where Warhols, Hirsts and Lichtensteins are seamlessly blended with minimalist and maximalist decor from around the world.

Beatriz Milhazes was born in 1960 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her work is included in important museums and collections such as Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Tate Modern and many more. Milhazes’s practice includes painting, drawing and collage. Characterized by vibrant colors, optical movement and energetic visual cadences, her abstract work fuses a diverse repertoire of images and forms, combining elements from her native Brazilian culture with European abstraction. She lives and works in Rio de Janeiro.

Armand Limnander is the executive editor of W magazine. Prior to that, he was features director at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, the editor of VMan magazine, and a senior writer at Vogue and Style. com. Limnander grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, and moved to the United States to attend the University of California at Berkeley. His books Brazilian Style and Private: Giancarlo Giammetti were published by Assouline in 2011 and 2013, respectively.

Björn Wallander was born in Sweden, where he developed his signature style based in naturalism. His work has taken him worldwide, contributing to global publications including Architectural DigestElle DecorHarper’s BazaarArchitectural Digest India, Vogue India, Vogue Brasil, Casa VogueWSJ Magazine, Departures and Cabana. Although he currently resides a couple of hours outside New York City with his dog Kajsa, he considers himself a world citizen, always with camera in hand.

Romulo Fialdini learned photography while working at the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP). While working at the museum he met some of the most influential artists, architects, designers and publishers in Brazil, becoming their friend and photographer. Romulo photographs for many magazines like Casa Vogue and Vogue Brazil. His images are sold at Galeria Raquel Arnaud, in São Paulo.

Sig Bergamin, a graduate from the Santos School of Architecture and Urbanism, is globally acclaimed for his unique style in creating audacious spaces. Throughout a brilliant career of more than thirty-five years, he has built a personal brand and style combining eclecticism, ethnic diversity, humor and versatility, the tools of his trade for his projects in Brazil, the United States and Europe. Owner of an architecture firm in São Paulo with offices in New York and Paris, Bergamin is the author of various national and international publications. An integral part of Brazil’s heritage, he has won international awards for his work and is featured on Elle Decor’s A-List and on Architectural Digest’s AD100 list.

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Timelapse Travel Videos: ‘Scottish Highland’ (2020)

Filmed and Edited by: Ian Skriczka (aka King of Pixels)

After driving all night to meet my awesome friend, Elisa, we drove to Skye and after a night in Camasunary Bay had an epic roadtrip around Scotland. I watched my drone battery fall out and into a Loch, losing loads of amazing footage, so this little film is made from all the Timelapse footage I took and an ode to my Phantom 4 that sleeps with the fishes now.

Future Of Homes: ‘Ashen Cabin’ – 3D Printed, Waste Wood Building Material

By implementing high precision 3D scanning and robotic based fabrication technology, HANNAH transforms Emerald-Ash-Borer-infested “waste wood” into an abundantly available, affordable, and sustainable building material.

From the ground up, digital design and fabrication technologies are intrinsic to the making of this architectural prototype, facilitating fundamentally new material methods, tectonic articulations, and forms of construction.

Project realized with scientific support from the Cornell Robotic Construction Laboratory (RCL) / Sponsors: AAP College of Architecture, Art, and Planning; AAP Department of Architecture; HY-Flex Corporation; Cornell Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell Arnot Teaching and Research Forest.

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New Walking Tour Video: ‘London West End – SOHO And Chinatown’ (2020)

Today we will take a walk in the London West End at sunset. I started walking around 6pm and the sunset on that day was 6:15. It gets darker and darker from the middle of the video. The walk starts from Leicester Square and then continues through Chinatown & Soho to end at Piccadilly Circus.

Filmed: Sunday 11 October 2020

Travel Videos: ’25 Most Beautiful Destinations In Europe’ (Touropia – 2020)

From Scandinavia’s striking snow-coated scenery to the charming coastlines of the Mediterranean, Europe is full of diverse and dreamy landscapes that belie its relatively small size. While its world-class capitals of London, Paris, and Rome attract the most visitors, the continent’s 44 countries each have delightfully different cities and attractions to explore. With so many sublime sights and sensational scenery to see, visiting all of Europe’s most beautiful destinations could take a lifetime.

New Aerial Travel Video: ‘Deschland Ranch – Lewistown, Montana’

The Deschland Ranch, located about 15 miles east of Lewistown, is a classic cattle ranch offering timbered draws, strong grass range, and a good hay base along the North Fork of McDonald Creek, which passes through for over six miles. It lies in a contiguous block of nearly 7,200 scenic deeded acres providing complete privacy and control of one’s environment. The ranch is capable of running 400 mother cows plus replacement heifers and bulls while putting up an average 400-450 tons of hay on approximately 250 acres. It combines the characteristics of an optimum working ranch with outstanding hunting recreation for elk, mule deer, whitetail deer, and upland birds. The modest but comfortable improvements include two homes, a hunting cabin, and a solid set of operating improvements and corrals. It represents an opportunity to acquire a significant holding in a highly sought-after community in the heartland of Montana.

Top New Travel Videos: ‘Switzerland – Geneva & Romandy’ (Timelab)

Directed by: Andrew Efimov

Music Composed by: Ilya Beshevli
Music Edited by: Kirill Gorokhov

Co-Produced by: Tamirlan Gassanov & Julia Kochneva

The Premiere of the new Timelab Pro video about one of the most beautiful countries in the world: Switzerland. Here we will explore the beautiful nature of Geneva and Romandy region during the springtime. This is the first video in a series about Switzerland.

Morning News Podcast: Two Town Hall Meetings, Judge Barrett Testimony

President Trump and former Vice President Biden hold network TV town halls this evening. Nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s testimony has wrapped up, but her confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice continue today, featuring supporters and opponents of the nomination.

Europe is re-trenching against a new surge of COVID-19 after seeing more than 100,000 new cases per day on average over the past week.