Monthly Archives: November 2018

Bad news for the Amazon as Brazil backs out of hosting UN climate talks — Grist

Officials say the reversal is due to budget issues, but activists say President-elect Bolsonaro is to blame. via Bad news for the Amazon as Brazil backs out of hosting UN climate talks — Grist Advertisements

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Camouflaged Self-Portraits Conceal Photographer Cecilia Paredes Against Bright Floral Patterns

Peruvian artist Cecilia Paredes is the subject of her own richly patterned photographs, yet her figure is often difficult to locate at first. For each portrait she hangs boldly printed fabrics as the backdrop, which she then matches either with her painted … Continue reading

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A System of Root-Like Benches Spreads Organically Through a South Korean Public Park

Root Bench is a multi-height bench system installed in Hangang Park in Seoul, South Korea. The design is a winning proposal by Yong Ju Lee, which creates a circular protrusion of roots that provides space for rest and relaxation. The nearly … Continue reading

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When technology can read minds, how will we protect our privacy?

Tech that can decode your brain activity and reveal what you’re thinking and feeling is on the horizon, says legal scholar and ethicist Nita Farahany. What will it mean for our already violated sense of privacy? In a cautionary talk, … Continue reading

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They Drive by Night: Photos by Henri Prestes – Faith is Torment

Atmospheric and moody images shot by London-based cinematographer/photographer Henri Prestes. The cinematic series focuses on lone cars traveling at night on desolated landscapes, secluded forests, and isolated villages during harsh weather conditions such as dense fog and heavy snowfall. Shot mostly … Continue reading

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Bateria Mangueira – Batidas de tarol/caixa explicada por mestre Wesley

O mestre de bateria da Mangueira, Wesley, mostra as levadas de tarol da Escola.

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CGI 3D Animated Short “The Albatross” – by Joel Best, Alex Jeremy, and Alex Karonis

Enjoy this amazing CGI 3D Animated Short film…In the center of a freezing, misty lake, a struggling writer”s solitary fishing trip is disrupted by a strange creature from the bottom of a whiskey bottle. The Albatross is a 7-minute short … Continue reading

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100 Days : 2018 Kilauea Eruption

Direstors Statement:   “Some 27,000 photos and video later, taking some time to reflect on documenting this year’s eruption has truly helped to process a lot of the intense range of emotions felt throughout 100 days of volcanic photojournalism. It … Continue reading

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