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Knotty Objects Summit @ MIT

The Knotty Object summit promises to be a paradise of anti-disciplinary delight. The event held at the renowned MIT Media Lab gathers designers, scientists, engineers and writers around the discussion of four…

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Next Nature Fun Pack

Sleek, stylish and thought-provoking, our Fun Pack is the perfect gift for the Next Nature lover in your life. Each set includes the Next Nature book, Real Nature is Not Green DVD,…

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Powershow 2011 Pictures

On the 5th of November 2011, the Next Nature Power Show rocked the city theater of Amsterdam with a roller-coaster of performances and the launch of the long awaited Next Nature book.

We thank our superb speakers and enthusiastic audience for an unforgettable and amazing evening. In case you missed the show: Sooth yourself with the inferior derivatives (pictures) below. Videos and backstage images are in the pipeline.


Koert van Mensvoort – Crash course Next Nature thinking

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Next Nature Book Trailer

Pop the champagne! Our must-read coffee table book was officially launched at the delightful and uplifting Next Nature Power Show in Amsterdam. Pictures and video’s of the event are being developed as…

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Next Nature Power Show 2011 Amsterdam

The Next Nature Power Show is an intellectual spectacle where artists, scientists, designers, filmmakers, architects and philosophers present their radical ideas, visionary statements and powerful images on how to design, build and…

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Nano Supermarket seeks Assistants

Always wanted to work in a Supermarket? Here is you chance. The Nano Supermarket seeks assistants. The Nano Supermarket assistant is part of a team, knows the products and knows how to…

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NextNature.net = Webby Honoree

Ok, we like this. Nextnature.net is a Webby Awards honoree (again). ‘As a result of the superior quantity and quality of sites entered, the 15th Annual Webby Awards recognized sites and teams…

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Next Nature Server Dementia

Over the last few days the Next Nature website has been suffering symptoms of dementia due to a hardware failure at our very fancy and luxurious web hosting provider Media Temple. The…

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Nano Supermarket visits Pamplona, Spain

From 9 – 14 March 2011 the Nano Supermarket opens its doors in Pampona, Spain. The NANO Supermarket presents speculative nanotech products that may hit the shelves within the next ten years:…

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Nano Supermarket in Amsterdam

From Friday 28 January – Wednesday 2 Februari the Nano Supermarket will be opened at the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. Additionally, on the 27th of January we will be opened at the Nano…

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Nature as a Product

Nature is a terrific marketing tool and corporations know this. Somehow the natural reference provides us with a familiar feeling of recognition and trust. We call this phenomenon Bio-mimic-marketing: using images of…

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Nano Supermarket Opens its Doors

Nanotechnology is an important emerging technology of our time – it radically intervenes with our sense of what is natural – yet most people are still relatively unaware of its consequences. The…

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Goodbye, Nature vs Nurture

Talking about nature and nurture as separate, clear-cut forces is far adrift from the complexities of developmental science, says Evelyn Fox Keller in NewScientist.

ONE of the most striking features of the nature/nurture debate, the argument over the relative roles of genes and environment in human nature, is the frequency with which we read it has been resolved (the answer is neither nature nor nurture, but both) while at the same time we see the debate refuses to die. So what is it that evokes such contradictory claims, that persists in confounding us? Indeed, what is the debate really about?

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