Monthly Archives: June 2012

Originally posted on dedepuppets:
A friend of mine gave me a book of short stories by Paul Gallico to read. The one she wanted me to read in particular was Love of seven dolls. I wonder why? No, seriously… I…

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Originally posted on Eideard:
An international team of astronomers have discovered evidence that our Milky Way had an encounter with a small galaxy or massive dark matter structure perhaps as recently as 100 million years ago, and as a result…

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Originally posted on ****:
Samba till sunrise The taxi weaves through the crowds spilling out of the cafes and bars and onto the street, we take a right turn onto a cobbled street that slopes steeply upwards. As we slowly rattle…

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Originally posted on The Centre of the World:
I got stuck on explaining why we don’t fall off the planet. Antony Gormley’s Filter, Manchester Art Gallery, Moseley Street, Manchester, M2 Gravity is just a word. It doesn’t explain anything. Kurt…

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Originally posted on Oblique Exposure:
The other day, this guy was on top of a crane, repairing a public light (or was it a CCTV?) cluster. It reminded me of the amount of maintenance that needs to go into our…

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
A new word for a new profession Laura Snyder begins with a scene from June 24, 1833. It’s a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and an elderly man stands up…

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Originally posted on beleben:
On June 22, The Guardian Northerner Blog’s political commentator Ed Jacobs asked how the HS2 project could be made more ‘relevant’ to people. Talking in generalisations about economic growth may sound good, but it doesn’t address…

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Originally posted on CARNET DE DESSINS/Bénédicte's blog:
         8 by 10 inches (20 by 25cm), watercolour and ink. Aquarelle et encre. Working on the Angry fish series reminded me of others series I did. The subject…

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Originally posted on Eye on the ICR:
In an error that will likely soon be corrected, the latest Thomas article – What Will the Next Biological Breakthrough Be?(screenshot) – reuses a previously-seen title. [ED: after several days it has been…

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