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Last Half Hour: Fat

9/21/2018
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Expand your mind - and your food, house, clothes and plants!

Duration:00:25:02

Icons of Duality: The Spork

9/21/2018
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A design masterpiece that privileges practicality over beauty.

Duration:00:04:02

Sense of Place: Josh Cake, Paris

9/21/2018
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The Melbourne musician and comedian tells of the time a tune from Les Miserables came too close to reality.

Duration:00:09:47

Milkwood: living your best permaculture life

9/21/2018
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Growing mushrooms in a bucket and foraging for elderflower are just some of the pleasures of country living.

Duration:00:12:46

When imposters take over

9/21/2018
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Can you tell your Oreos from your Borneos? Your Sorny from your Sony? It's sometimes a fine line between the fake and the real thing.

Duration:00:13:01

Why architects matter

9/21/2018
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A new manifesto for design professionals and a renewed call to action for a better built world.

Duration:00:12:59

Last Half Hour: Impermanence

9/14/2018
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Fleeting fashions, temporary trends, and pop up places - this is the world of impermanence.

Duration:00:25:01

Icons of the Spectacular: The Crown

9/14/2018
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A symbol of power, responsibility and a mark of the link between heaven and earth itself.

Duration:00:03:41

The Wardian case’s impact on Australia’s plant trade

9/14/2018
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How the plant trade bloomed thanks to a little glass box from the 1820s.

Duration:00:12:21

Step up to the bug buffet

9/14/2018
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Rub-a-dub-dub, time for some grubs! Can insects form a sustainable diet?

Duration:00:10:52

Sense of Place: Shane Delia, Lebanon

9/14/2018
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Journey into a land of culinary delights with Maha's Shane Delia.

Duration:00:11:53

Coping with the 50 degree city

9/14/2018
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When the mercury rises in our cities, how will Australians cope?

Duration:00:14:11

Last Half Hour: Take Away

9/7/2018
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Follow India's iconic tiffin container through the streets of Melbourne.

Duration:00:25:01

Icons of the Spectacular: Fireworks

9/7/2018
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A manmade recreation of a moment of natural wonder, holding the promise of immortality.

Duration:00:03:51

Mr Guilfoyle's Shakespearian Botany

9/7/2018
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A journey into the great plant hunter's collection of the flora used by William Shakespeare.

Duration:00:07:10

The Alchemy of Things

9/7/2018
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Searching Australia and Europe for the underexposed interiors led Karen McCartney to a new appreciation of space and collection.

Duration:00:13:03

For the love of beans

9/7/2018
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The first bean Steve Sando grew was the Rio Zape, from there he was hooked on the history and taste of heirloom beans.

Duration:00:11:57

Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

9/7/2018
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Is the European city superior to its Anglo-Saxon counterpart?

Duration:00:16:45

Last Half Hour: China

8/31/2018
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This week, the unexpected origins of the dim sim, Soviet urbanism, and intricate fonts combine to tell a new history of Chinese culture.

Duration:00:25:02

Icons of the Spectacular: Ballets Russes

8/31/2018
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An icon of creative culture that left a trail of unforgettable music and design.

Duration:00:04:11