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Hero Shoutout: Epipheo Studios

No stranger to the limelight, this band of intrepid animators, illustrators and all-around creative geniuses deserve a salute for their years of brave service in making sense of so many topics.

TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Completely in line with our ethos, the folks at TED are teaming up Animators with Educators to bring us 10 minute lesson nuggets.

UN’s Global Pulse Initiative

How can mobile data help stave off hunger? Watch and find out.

SOPA / PIPA Explained

The innocuously named bills get various activist treatments visually explaining their pitfalls and dangers.

CliffsNotes Films take on Shakespeare’s Plays

Through an animated character named Cliff, some of Shakespeare’s plays come alive.

The Story of Stuff Project

Simple animation and engaging story-telling is all you need to explain the hidden sides of our consumption society.

Recommended Reading

Yeah, yeah, we know. Nobody reads anymore right? But for what it's worth, these are some books that lent some valuable insight into making sense, why we have such a hard time at it, and how we can overcome the easy decent towards stupidity.

The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia by David McCandless

Resonate by Nancy Duarte

True Enough by Farhad Manjoo

A Whole New Mind by Dan Pink

Back of the Napkin by Dan Roam

The Watchman's Rattle by Rebecca D. Costa