Thred Talks – More LGBTQIA+ history you might not know
To celebrate Pride Month this year, here's some more LGBTQIA+ history you might not find in your school textbook.
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Thred Talk – LGBTQ+ history you might not know
Pride month may be coming to an end, but LGBTQ+ history should be celebrated and shared all year round. In this Thred. Talk, Elliot gives a history lesson that you likely won’t find in your textbook - from transgender sword fighters to the mind behind microchips, this video proves just...
We carve planet-threatening pumpkins
Happy Halloween! This year the Thred gang have been divided into teams of two, to design and carve the best planet-threatening pumpkin. But holding an knife and answering social change questions at the same time proves to be a tough combination.
Thred Daily – How Accurate are ‘Best Before’ Dates?
Hands up if you’ve ever thrown away food because it had outlived it has ‘best before’ date? Don’t worry, us too. In an effort to reduce food waste, supermarkets are considering removing ‘best 'before’ labels from selected products, and encouraging customers to use their common sense when assessing freshness. Can customers...
Thred Daily – Why are Gen Z choosing self-care over self-improvement?
#thatgirl, #goblinmode, or #feralgirlsummer, which trend are you jumping on this summer? Not sure? Why not let Sofia fill you in on the latest trends Gen Z are adopting, and how they're heralding in the unhinged era.
Thred Daily – Gene-editing and designer babies explained
Dressing your baby up in a Gucci bodysuit is one thing, but deciding their eye colour before birth is another. Jess gives us a rundown of the scientific breakthroughs and potential benefits of gene-editing, as well as guiding us through the moral minefield of designer babies. Don't' forget to let us...
Thred Talk – How blockchain can combat climate change
Most of the environmental talk surrounding blockchain, bitcoin, and NFTs is about how energy intensive and resource draining they are. But the technology could actually be a force for good in the fight against climate change. In this video Elliot explores the ways blockchain can be used to encourage sustainable action, and support industries in a world already feeling the effects of the climate crisis.
Thred Talk – The History of Recycling
With more and more headlines about how our waste is being poorly managed, Elliot decided to find out how far back humanity’s relationship with recycling goes. After watching this video you might find yourself asking… HOW HAVE WE STILL NOT GOT THE HANG OF THIS?
Thred Daily – The future of eco-friendly manufacturing?
Is plastic made from sperm and clothes created from human hair the answer to achieving a circular economy, or a sustainable step too far? To put it more simply... Would you drink tea from a mug made from salmon semen?
Thred Daily – Can we fuel planes with plants?
Would you fly 30,000 feet in the air on a plane powered by vegetable oil? The correct answer is yes, because it's far more sustainable than traditional fuel. But if you still need convincing, in this video Jess breaks down all the details about sustainable aviation fuels and how they could be the future of flying.