ThinkBIG: BIG History

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Exploring Big History requires that we systematically collect and analyze information about the past from an evolutionary and global perspective.
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Big science, big history, big story. This one-of-a-kind film was written by Brian Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker.
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Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riveting 18 minutes.

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The videos from the Being Human 2013 conference in San Francisco are available online and well worth a gander.

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Putting Time In Perspective is a series of timelines posted on WaitButWhy.com. Informative and fun, start with your morning coffee today and change up the scales of your reality with these annotated timelines.

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"Welcome to the Anthropocene." That is the message of a stunning collection of satellite images recently compiled by the New York Times.

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Why should Big Pharma invest in Big History? My answer is in the form of a warning label I imagined attached to all pharmaceutical products.

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There are big things happening with the Big History Project, an educational initiative started by Bill Gates to create a free online course for high school students.

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Jason Silva's latest explores the Omega Point, a term coined by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to describe the maximum level of complexity and consciousness towards which the universe was evolving.

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Seventy years after its invention, the Buckminster Fuller Institute has organized a competition challenging graphic designers, visual artists, and citizen cartographers to create a new and inspiring interpretation of the Dymaxion Map.

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