Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sci-Fi Short Film “Stevie’s Aliens” presented by DUST

“Stevie’s Aliens” by Austin S. Harris A skeptical high school student is thrown into a night of adventure after he sees a UFO. Greg, a high school student and aspiring writer, finds out that he has been rejected from his … Continue reading

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A New Book Explores the Wide Range of Charming Homemade Cat Ladders in Switzerland

Switzerland-based graphic designer and writer  Brigitte Schuster chronicles the unique phenomenon of outdoor cat ladders in her forthcoming book, Swiss Cat Ladders. Focusing on examples in the city of Bern, Switzerland, Schuster shows how humans facilitate the comings and goings of their feline … Continue reading

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Vila Isabel 2019 – Bateria no ensaio técnico (Pista) – Apoteose ao vivo

Apresentação da bateria da Vila Isabel em 10/02/2019.

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Dozens of Expressive Puppets Encourage Kindness and Acceptance in a Series of Sing-A-Long Short Films

Irish director and animator Johnny Kelly (previously) is known for his puppet-based films, most notably his 2011 piece for Chipotle titled Back to the Start. His most recent project, Right on Tracks, is a series of short sing-a-long videos for Cheerios. … Continue reading

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Intertwined and Contorted Figures Form Surreal New Portraits by Brooke DiDonato

Brooklyn-based photographer Brooke DiDonato (previously) poses bodies in twisting forms, skewing the viewer’s perception of where one body ends and the next begins. DiDonato also combines subjects and scenes in surreal ways that question the division between human and nature, presenting limbs … Continue reading

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The Case For Leaving City Rats Alone – Nautilus

A Vancouver rat study is showing us how pest control can backfire. BY BECCA CUDMORE ILLUSTRATION BY JIA SUNG FEBRUARY 14, 2019 Kaylee Byers crouches in a patch of urban blackberries early one morning this June, to check a live trap … Continue reading

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What the Heck Happened to This Yo-Yo Champ’s Index Finger?

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As seen in this angiogram, blood flow to a yo-yo performer’s index finger was severely constricted, causing the finger to feel cold and turn purple. A striking X-ray image shows the dark threads of…

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Frozen Life: Photos by Michael Schlegel

Shot in the Black Forest region of Germany, Berlin-based photographer Michael Schlegel took these monochrome, long-exposure photos of trees in heavy snow.[…] More:

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Indigenous hunters have positive impacts on food webs in desert Australia –

Australia has the highest rate of mammal extinction in the world. Resettlement of indigenous communities resulted in the spread of invasive species, the absence of human-set fires, and a general cascade in the interconnected food web that led to the largest … Continue reading

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