Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Caribbean is stressed out, but there’s hope – ScienceBlog.com

Forty percent of the world’s 2.5 billion people live in coastal cities and towns. A team including Smithsonian marine biologists just released 25 years of data about the health of Caribbean coasts from the Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity Program (CARICOMP). … Continue reading

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Nature-Based Textiles by Vanessa Barragão Highlight Ecosystems Above and Below the Sea

Portuguese textile artist Vanessa Barragão produces carpets and tapestries from a variety of different techniques, creating multi-faceted landscapes with the use of latch hooking, crochet, weaving, basketry, and felt. Her environmental works present imitation coral, fungi, and algae as three-dimensional … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Swinging Pendulums Subtly Choreograph Visitors’ Movements at the Paris Autumn Festival

Hundreds of pendulums swing through Paris’  Grande halle de la Villette for choreographer and artist William Forsythe‘s installation Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time No. 2. The hanging plumbobs sway together in a series of timed sequences, which force visitors … Continue reading

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SEP Part 12: Industrial Workers’ Housing in Salford

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? Workers’ housing in Salford in 1850 Thousands of workers’ houses were built to accommodate the city’s working population in the 19th century. The poor quality of those houses and their over-crowded conditions made Salford notorious…

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Features of Iceland: Reykjavík

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Originally posted on For though we have little to say, we can at least say it well:
One of my favourite cities in the world has got to be downtown Reykjavík, in Iceland. When arriving into Reykjavík I wasn’t really sure what…

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Mind The Gap

Originally posted on Travel Between The Pages:
The Château la Coste is a renowned vineyard located near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. Along with fine wines, the vineyard is also known for its art. The Renzo Piano-designed gallery is…

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5 Food-Medicines That Could Quite Possibly Save Your Life

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Though Mother Nature’s formulas are proprietary, she does not grant patents ~ Sayer Ji Some of the most powerful medicines on the planet are masquerading around as foods and spices. While they do not lend…

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Well-being will suffer if we don’t trump the anti-science trend | New Scientist

The White House’s clampdown on the term “evidence-based” is but one example of the anti-science movement. Unstopped, it will prevent advances in health Source: Well-being will suffer if we don’t trump the anti-science trend | New Scientist

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Best photos published in 2017, April: Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.

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A new weapon in the fight against superbugs

Since the widespread use of antibiotics began in the 1940s, we’ve tried to develop new drugs faster than bacteria can evolve — but this strategy isn’t working. Drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs killed nearly 700,000 people last year, and by … Continue reading

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