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The virtuoso musicians of the New York subway

Rhythm in Motion is a series of short films documenting the music of virtuosos that make a living busking in the New York subway.

Chomsky explains language acquisition in a short animated film by Michel Gondry

The US linguist has said for decades that children “are born” with a pre-existing structure making them ready to develop language.

“On the enjoyment of unpleasant places,” advice from R. L. Stevenson

This essay by Stevenson is one of the great refuges that literature offers to humanity.