Maz Ali

Maz Ali

Writer @ Upworthy

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Architects in Ho Chi Minh City were asked to design a university campus. The outcome is magnificent.

When they designed this new urban university campus in Ho Chi Minh City, they had something radically non-urban in mind.

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It's not an elaborate treehouse. It's a new affordable housing concept.

A Dutch architect wants cities of the future to take after forests.

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He had an epiphany while living in a dumpster. And it could change the future of housing.

Living in a dumpster may not be for everyone, but smart home engineering could yield the same benefits.

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If watching a movie is like seeing another world, then his latest film is like teleporting to one.

He went from rap videos to the cutting edge of immersive filmmaking. And what he's doing with it is absolutely wonderful.

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See what happened when a journalist planted GPS tracking devices in an illegal ivory shipment.

Reporter Bryan Christy wanted an inside look into why so many elephants are dying. But he had to be sneaky about it. So he devised a plan fit for a spy agency.

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They gave him $20,000 to build a car out of Legos. Here's what he came up with.

A car made of half a million Legos is pretty cool. But that's not even the coolest thing about it.

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Some people think the minimum wage should be $15. Let's see how it stacks up...

Here are two workers. One earns today's minimum wage of $7.25. The other lives in a hypothetical happy land where the minimum wage is $15.

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How the U.S. tax system is designed to make rich people richer

Written and designed by Maz Ali for United for a Fair Economy.

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The bizarre human tendency that made 'Baby Jessica' a household name in 1987

How did a story about one small-town child become a global phenomenon?

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These before-and-afters will make you question everything about how our economy works.

You'd think it was some sort of natural disaster. Nope. Totally man-made.