Monthly Archives: November 2017

How we’re creating ‘super plants’ to help humanity – BBC FutureNow

From fire-proof forests to famine-stopping ‘bananas on steroids’, scientists are juicing up nature’s bounty to solve the 21st Century’s problems. Source: How we’re creating ‘super plants’ to help humanity

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Small but distinct differences among species mark evolution of human brain – ScienceBlog.com

The most dramatic divergence between humans and other primates can be found in the brain, the primary organ that gives our species its identity. However, … Read more Source: Small but distinct differences among species mark evolution of human brain … Continue reading

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11 Facts about Germany’s “Fifth Season”

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Chernobyl — Discover

On Chernobyl: “These babushkas survived Stalin and the Nazis…How can they be expected to fear something neither male nor foreign, that does not even have feral teeth, but whose only crime is that it breathes and disappears into the same air.” … Continue reading

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Baozha! (2016)

Originally posted on AqueouS Studio:
An animated short film from NTU Singapore, showcasing a very well-executed concept inspired by Chinese mythology and some Singaporean flavour! Excellent fluid animation and deserves a silver award at Digicon6 Singapore 2017!

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Dragon ‘could obliterate’ world record

An artist and self-taught welder has spent 12 years creating a dragon out of 50,000 horseshoes. Source: Dragon ‘could obliterate’ world record

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Art Enamel Pins Inspired by the Masters

The Pin Museum has a great selection of enamel pins featuring images lifted from iconic paintings and sculptures from Dali to Van Gogh. Their current lineup includes over a dozen different designs, all available in their online shop. Source: Art … Continue reading

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Danish Street Art Project Has Built Over 3,500 Urban Bird Houses Since 2006

Artist and designer Thomas Dambo (previously) specializes in building family-friendly installations from upcycled materials. One of Dambo’s many interactive projects is Happy City Birds, a ongoing series that lies at the intersection of street art and community development. The Danish artist … Continue reading

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Rare Close-Up Video of a Brazilian Urutau

Originally posted on The Viral Planet:
Check out a rare close-up Video of the Brazilian Urutau in Camaflouge The Potoos (Brazilian Ututau) are a group of near passerine birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. They are sometimes called poor-me-ones,…

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Cut-Out Ink and Pen Illustrations of London’s Oldest Pubs and Other Landmarks by Maxwell Tilse

Traveling illustrator Maxwell Tilse documents his European journeys by creating small drawings of each city he lands in. After two years of living in London, Tilse has released a new series of miniature cut-out illustrations that depict the city’s oldest pubs … Continue reading

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