Monthly Archives: March 2018

Why Do So Many Scientists Want to be Filmmakers?

For the past five years, Nautilus has asked scientists what they would be if they weren’t a scientist. I can now report what, above… Source: Why Do So Many Scientists Want to be Filmmakers? Advertisements

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Minima Muralia: A Collection of 15 Years of Murals by Street Artist Blu

The newly published book Minima Muralia condenses more than 200 larger-than-life murals painted by Blu (previously)  into one 288-page collection. The compendium covers every piece made by the Italian street artist over the last 15 years, including backstage shots and unreleased works pulled fromarchive. … Continue reading

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The Surprising Relativism of the Brain’s GPS – Nautilus

The first pieces of the brain’s “inner GPS” started coming to light in 1970. In the laboratories of University College London,… Source: The Surprising Relativism of the Brain’s GPS

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Instrument Series: Caxixi

Originally posted on phaynie:
The caxixi is a percussion instrument originating in Africa. It consists of a bell shaped wicker basket that is filled with seeds, shells, pebbles or beads and closed with a flat piece of gourd. Some modern…

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Minimalism: Photos by Andhika Ramadhian – Faith is Torment

This photography project by graphic designer Andhika Ramadhian based in Indonesia focuses on minimalism, with no more than a single person sitting, standing or in motion against a colorful patterned backdrop. His Instagram page is filled with these types of … Continue reading

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This Must Be the Place: Photos by Brendon Burton

A series on abandoned and forgotten places shot around the world by visual artist Brendon Burtonbased in Portland, Oregon. The moody and cinematic photos makes you want to know the history of these houses and buildings that have been left to … Continue reading

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‘Matter waves’ move through one another but never share space – ScienceBlog.com

Ultracold disappearing act A disappearing act was the last thing Rice University physicist Randy Hulet expected to see in his ultracold atomic experiments, but that is what he and his students produced by colliding pairs of Bose Einstein condensates (BECs) … Continue reading

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Life-Size Embroidered Sculptures That Imitate Everyday Domestic Scenes by Gao Rong

Beijing-based artist Gao Rong sews life-size replicas of everyday objects from Chinese urban and domestic infrastructure. The embroidered sculptures imitate the routine items our eyes often skip over—graffiti-covered bus signs, broken pay phones, and stacks of dirty dishes. Although her works look commonplace, … Continue reading

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Manioc: the food from the Gods

Originally posted on Brazilian Amazon Cuisine:
The Portuguese language word for manioc is “Mandioca” and is a word originated from the Tupi term “mani-oca”, which means “house of Mani”. “Mani” is a Goddess of the Indigenous legends that provide the…

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Banksy Emerges in New York and Calls Attention to Imprisoned Turkish Artist Zehra Doğan – Colossal

Banksy (previously) has emerged this week on the streets of New York, creating at least two new artworks, his first pieces in the city  since his ‘residency’ five years ago. In one large work spanning the length of the famed mural space at the … Continue reading

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