Welcome to the fifth volume of WizeWorld, our weekly collection of handpicked stories and sounds to help bolster your sense of wizdom and curiosity.
Heather Chen of Vice interviews Singaporean Weisi Low, a resident of the Arctic, living in isolation as the rest of the world tries not to spin out. She chronicles a woman so far removed from the rest of the world, that she almost forgets what’s going on.
This short video from Vox, explains how we as a society have suffered from a grand distortion of time during a global pandemic. It explains how our perception of time twists in an era of both peril and lethargy.
The mix from Irene Dresel is a solid hour of sounds to transport you through a plethora of moods and experiences. It’s all about rhythm, leaning into pop-synth and percussive, with more electronic sections to raise the energy,
Cartier Carey is an 11-year-old from Virginia, like most kids, he set up a lemonade stand in the summer. Where Cartier sets himself apart from his peers is what he did with his money, donating over 22,000 diapers to 326 single moms.
We hope you enjoy these hand-picked weekly gems. From the Wize team to you, thank you.