Welcome to the 26th volume of WizeWorld, our weekly collection of handpicked stories and sounds to help bolster your sense of wizdom and curiosity. This week is more foreboding than usual, leaning into the more morose, worrisome themes that creep from the fringes and into our purview:
- How earth’s ancient rocks are warning us about climate change.
- The worst university term imaginable for European students.
- A soothing, somber trance of a mix.
- An adopted dog who saved its owners life.
Missing information about the health and trajectory of our climate and earth is cased deep in the earth’s oldest rocks and mountains. The biggest problem: we can’t get to it.
As we celebrate Black history, it’s necessary to digest the oblong pill that is the obstruction of Black history. In doing so, take a moment to educate oneself on the true measures in which Martin Luther King was attempted to be silenced.
From VICE comes a documentary about students in crisis. Trapped in their dorms, unable to socialize and flirting with revolt.
Jonah Sharp delivers a slowed, meditative mix that’s more of a melancholy trance than anything else. Complete with a sense of synth wave and clocking in at just over an hour, it’s perfect contemplative music.
Sadie, a newly adopted German Shepard saved her New Jersey owner following a sudden stroke.
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