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The Edible Nature

BY NATUR RETUR
@ VOL 0 ON SEP 22, 2017

Veteran Pecha Kucha-presenters Natur Retur return to talk specifically about the edible nature all around us and how much we're missing out on!

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Potato Protein

BY JESPER MALLING SCHMIDT
@ VOL 0 ON SEP 22, 2017

Jesper Malling Schmidt, PhD, from Aarhus University gives an in-depth talk about potatoes as a future source of protein, including the roadblocks ahead and how his research aims to beat them.

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Seaweed

BY ANNETTE BRUHN
@ VOL 0 ON SEP 22, 2017

Senior Scientist in Bioscience at Aarhus University, Annette Bruhn, gives a glance into the spectacular world of seaweed and its nearly magical properties

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Arternes Aarhus

BY NINA TOFTE HANSEN
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

"Arternes Aarhus" (ENG: "The species of Aarhus") is about giving a voice to all the species in the city of Aarhus, and not just the humans. Nina Tofte Hansen tells the quirky story of the species-ambassadors of Aarhus, and how other life forms are given consideration through these people. The audience is introduced to both the current Mole- and Dandelion-ambassador, and a tree - which is of course an Aarhusian as much as anybody else in the city.

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Skrald af Guld

BY ESBEN EGESKOV
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Esben Egeskov shares his life experiences with "dumpster diving" and why it makes sense to use food, even if it has been trashed by the supermarket. He tells us the story of dumpster diving in the early days, and how the public sentiment changed, and what happened when supermarkets began to lock their waste containers.

(ENG: "Waste of Gold")

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TABASAMU

BY JENS DE ST. CYER-SØRENSEN
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Jens De st. Cyer-Sørensen has travelled the world on many occasions. In this presentation, he shares the life of TABASAMU - a young man in Tanzania, who must take a test of manhood to climb Kilimanjaro and also cut a tuft of hair from the mane of a lion. The audience is told what TABASAMU left on the top of the mountain, and what the biggest source of optimism in the world is.

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Can you define "The Good Life"?

BY JOEL FOIGHEL
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Kaospilot Joel Foighel was invited to speak at this event on the sole (and very important) merit that he is good at living a happy life! He tells the stories of other people and their lives, and how happiness wasn't necessarily what they initially thought. He also explains his motivations and feelings towards living a life chock-full of optimism.

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My life in everyday glimpses

BY ANTONIETT VEBEL PHARAO
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Self-labelled "Rolling enjoyer of life" (Danish: "Rullende livsnyder"), Antoniett Vebel Pharao, shares some of the glimpses into the life of a wheelchair-user and shows the audience why a life in wheelchair is not sad at all! Along the way we hear of weddings, friendships, volunteering, kids, and traditions that never die. In short: Optimism at its finest!

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Fra Grums til Gourmet

BY LASSE MELGAARD
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

The group "Fra Grums til Gourmet" (Eng: "From used coffee grounds to gourmet") focuses on collecting used coffee grounds from Aarhus' many restaurants and using it to grow mushrooms. Lasse Melgaard walks the audience through the process and the ideas behind it, and how it unlocks the unused potential of used coffee grounds.

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How to Become Happy

BY METTE HAMMERLUND
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Actress and coach Mette Hammerlund gives a rapid-fire introduction to 3 of the easiest and most effective tricks to make yourself happier in your everyday life. Stop slouching in your chair and be like Superman instead! Mette Hammerlund will tell you how and why.

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The Mental Shift

BY JEPPE SPURE
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Everyday activist Jeppe Spure Nielsen relays the story of the mental shifts he went through, as he decided to improve and beautify Hans Broges Gade in Aarhus. Together with the residents of the street he started a volunteer community of people, to improve what the local government could not - through guerilla gardening.

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Hearts & Minds

BY LEA DAMGAARD
@ VOL 34 ON SEP 13, 2017

Hearts & Minds co-hosted this Pecha Kucha Night, with the overarching theme being "Food and The Good Life". Lea Damgaard from Hearts & Minds shares some funny food-related facts and delves into the vast number of events being hosted by Hearts & Minds in the coming time - and unveils her favourite dish, which is the secret of her success!

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