PEDALING TO FREEDOM

Transport, Energy

In Santa Rita, Brazil, eight prison inmates ride a hard trail to freedom.

Suicidal Astronauts

Transport, Back to Earth, Star City

“One minute, an astronaut was waving at smiling children driving by in their parents’ cars. The next, he was jumping off a bridge.”

On the Bus

Transport

They call it the Micro in Argentina, the Trufi in Bolivia, Liebre o Cuncuna in Chile. This is the story of the public bus in Latin America.

RIDING ON THE CLOUDS

Transport

Down in the narrow streets of Havana, Cuba, one vehicle stands out among than the rest. Riding high, among the clouds almost, is Félix Guirola, owner of Cuba’s tallest bicycle.

Gambiarra

Transport, Toys, Home

"We've had enough of that Apple-style clean aesthetic."

DON YOLANDO MACHINES

Transport, Energy, Trash

This is the story of Cuban peasant Don Yolando Pérez Báez, a kind of magician who builds mechanical solutions to everyday problems.