Monthly Archives: January 2018

A domino mural painted on an abandoned factory by Lithuania-based design studio Gyva Grafika. The mural was commissioned UAB AURIKA, a leading flexographic printing house in the Baltic States, to transform the well-being of the community as well as to … Continue reading

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A Floating Photographic Lab by Claudius Schulze and Maciej Markowicz

Last year collaborative artists Claudius Schulze and Maciej Markowicz launched the aptly named project [2BOATS] — a duo of water-bound vessels that the pair steered from Hamburg to Amsterdam’s Unseen Photo Fair and Paris Photo over the course of several months. Both boats serve as traveling studios for the artists, … Continue reading

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Your brain reveals who your friends are –

You may perceive the world the way your friends do, according to a Dartmouth study finding that friends have similar neural responses to real-world stimuli and these similarities can be used to predict who your friends are. The researchers found … Continue reading

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MSS at Cosmo Restaurant Manchester Manchester School of Samba are always looking for new members, especially in this the run up to the Summer season here in England! If you live within the NW of England and want to try it for yourself come … Continue reading

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The Botanist Manchester Deansgate Review

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The Botanist Manchester Deansgate Review: January 2018 No need to be a scientist to study the beauty of plants, head on down to the beautiful Botanist Deansgate, and get back to nature, for an exciting horticultural…

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Morning on China Lane

Originally posted on Being 42:
Tuesday 30th January 2018, 9.40am (day 2,350) China Lane, Manchester, was until relatively recently part of the old warehouse district. However, due to its proximity to Piccadilly station, in the 21st century it has become full…

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Single Guy Does Music Mondays: ‘Rio de Janeiro Blue’ by Freddy Cole

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Compared to his older brother, the legendary Nat King Cole, Freddy Cole is much more laid back with a rough gravelly voice that is perfect for jazz and blues. Which is why I love…

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New study reveals how brain waves control working memory –

MIT neuroscientists have found evidence that the brain’s ability to control what it’s thinking about relies on low-frequency brain waves known as beta rhythms. In a memory task requiring information to be held in working memory for short periods of … Continue reading

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Photographer Jonathan Higbee Discovers a World of Coincidence on the Streets of New York

For over a decade, photographer Jonathan Higbee  has walked the streets of New York with a camera in-hand, spotting extraordinary juxtapositions and unusual moments when the world aligns for a split second in front of his lens. At times he manages … Continue reading

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Projection Wall: A Large-Scale Participatory Bubble Wall by Rintaro Hara

Projection Wall is a floor-to-ceiling installation that produces a series of prismatic sculptures through a visitor-operated pulley system. The large-scale bubbles rise from a grid of rope as the pulley rises, which are then released into to the room by the … Continue reading

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