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Bruna Castro

in Curitiba

Why Opening My House on Airbnb was the Best Thing I've Ever Done

PRESENTED ON JUL 10, 2015
IN CURITIBA @ VOL 5

Bruna Castro owns one of the most disputed houses of Airbnb in Brazil and has learned a lot from hosting people from all over the world. (In Portuguese)

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Why I Quit My Job To Spend More Time With My Dog

BY ABISHEK SRIDHARAN
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 18, 2015

Listen to Abishek Sridharan's story of his labrador Bamm Bamm and why it is important to be the person your dog thinks you are. 

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The Thing About Things

BY JAMIE BOWEN
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Jamie Bowen pokes fun at himself in this tale of his love of junk and human experiences! As he puts it, "..the thing with things is that the thing the thing represents is often more interesting than the thing".

Jamie is an award-winning comedian from New Zealand. He’s toured internationally in Europe, the UK, and Australia where he sold out the Sydney Opera House with Rhys Darby.  Having yet to gig in America he’s told us he's going to count tonight as his first in New York  - beaming in from Auckland, New Zealand. 

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I Can See My House from Here: The Rise of the Atlanta Airport

BY HANNAH PALMER
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Hannah Palmer grew up in the neighborhood that would one day become the world's busiest airport, Harstfield-Jackson International Airport. But where did this behemoth come from? 

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Why millennial entitlement is a brilliant thing

BY STEVE CLARKSON
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 29, 2016

As one of the many millennials who has been raised to feel 'special', Steve Clarkson considers why his generation's so-called entitlement is a winning mentality that can help overcome life's knocks and drive achievement

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20 things I've learnt in 50 years

BY WILL GOURLEY
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 25, 2016

Will Gourley is a lifelong learner from life's two best teachers fondly known as failure and success. His talk is a quasi humourous reflection, and a look forward on life at mile marker 50

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Get out of my head. My brain is not 2 halves but one thing.

BY TIM MEHLHORN
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

Tim Mehlhorn provides a unique perspective on the whole "left brain" vs "right brain" argument.

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That Best Ever Feeling

BY ERIN GUIDO
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 24, 2016

Artist Erin Guido shares her approach to building connections with her community through art that speaks to people and makes them feel good. The positivity and playfulness of her work encourages communities to co-opt installations and interpret them through their own narratives. 

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Bergen's Mini House

BY AURORE STEPHANY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 10, 2017

"I'm here to tell you how I built this little house."

In "Bergen's Mini House" from PechaKucha Bergen Vol. 8, Aurore Stephany answers why she decided to build a little house on wheel. She and her friends built the whole thing in Bergen last summer. It's a 6sqm box on a trailer. It has a kitchen, two windows and a hammock. They can sit comfortably 2 people on the sofa for a dinner. Next summer the little house will travel across Norway for more adventures.

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My Top 20 of things I've learned about the UK and things I don't yet understand

BY SUSAN SCHWEITZER
@ VOL 34 ON DEC 05, 2017

Susan Schweitzer immigrated to the UK from the US 7 years ago. Here, she presents her Top 20 of things that she has learned about the UK in that time and all the things she doesn't yet understand.