Monthly Archives: July 2018

This deep-sea mystery is changing our understanding of life | Karen Lloyd

How deep into the Earth can we go and still find life? Marine microbiologist Karen Lloyd introduces us to deep-subsurface microbes: tiny organisms that live buried meters deep in ocean mud and have been on Earth since way before animals. … Continue reading

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Ballet Dancers Show Off Elegant Athleticism on Streets of Melbourne

For over four years, Omar Z. Robles has been photographing ballet dancers from companies around the world. Placing them in an urban setting, he’s able to capture a different view of classical dance—one that is more egalitarian. On a recent trip to Melbourne, … Continue reading

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An Eight Foot Micro Vehicle Will Soon Make its Way onto European Streets

The Microlino, a front-loading super compact vehicle from Swiss mobility company Micro, has just been approved for European streets. The mini electric vehicle is smaller than a Smart Car, and comes with a rechargeable battery that works with any standard European … Continue reading

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“I Was Devastated”: The Man Who Created the World Wide Web Has Some Regrets – Vanity Fair

Tim Berners-Lee has seen his creation debased by everything from fake news to mass surveillance. But he’s got a plan to fix it. Source: “I Was Devastated”: The Man Who Created the World Wide Web Has Some Regrets

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Take your little horse out of the rain and other Brazilian proverbs

Originally posted on Larissa Veloso:
You have heard it before. Something like “Birds of a feather flock together,” or “The early bird catches the worm,” or my favourite: “The pen is mightier than the sword.” Those traditional sayings are present…

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We are all connected with nature: Nixiwaka Yawanawa at TEDxHackney

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Vietnam’s Newly Opened Pedestrian Bridge Lifts Visitors with a Pair of Giant Weathered Hands

Two giant hands seem to suspend a golden pedestrian bridge which recently opened at the  Bà Nà Hills mountain resort just outside of the city of Da Nang, Vietnam. The 500-foot bridge rests in two outstretched palms which have been weathered … Continue reading

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Vanishing Thoughts Explored in High Contrast GIFs by Tracy J Lee – Colossal

Chicago-based art director, designer, and illustrator Tracy J Lee creates animated city scenes drenched in high contrast light and shadow with subjects who are lost in deep inner thought. In several of the GIFs the central character steps outside of … Continue reading

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Brazilian Hummingbird Makes the Highest-Pitched Call Of Any Bird

The black Jacobin emits a shrill noise that sounds more like a frog or a cricket, leaving scientists puzzled. Source: Brazilian Hummingbird Makes the Highest-Pitched Call Of Any Bird

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How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Anita Collins

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