Monthly Archives: May 2019

The incredible ibex climbs a dam – Forces of Nature with Brian Cox: Episode 3 – BBC One

Programme website: The spectacular sight of mountain goats defying gravity on a vertical dam wall in Italy, and all because they are have a craving for some of Earth’s elements essential to life.

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Objects and Figures Trapped Within Carved Wood Sculptures by Tung Ming-Chin

Sculptor Tung Ming-Chin carves wood into figurative shapes that seem to press against the surface of the finished work. In “Inner Turmoil” a face and hands are trapped inside a hunk of wood that has the smooth, stretched appearance of … Continue reading

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Stop Motion Cooking Tutorials by Omozoc Transform Sporting Goods and Electronics Into Unconventional Meals

YouTube user omozoc uses common household appliances both inside and out of the kitchen to craft his delightfully creative stop motion “meals.” A baseball glove becomes the bun of a strangely enticing hot dog, while a cracked-open computer mouse makes … Continue reading

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We need worms

Did you ever wonder why one in six children has a mental health disorder? One in every six seems to be a few too many, I would think. Did you ever wonder why 20 per cent of women, in the … Continue reading

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Feathered Latte Art Features Stylized Portraits of Sparrows, Parakeets, and Cockatiels

Feathers, ferns, hearts: all normal fodder for a typical third wave barista’s latte art portfolio. But one hobbyist barista and avian aficionado is leveling up with their bird-themed drawings. Using careful daubs of colored foam, Kunit92 creates stylized portraits of … Continue reading

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You’ve Heard of a Murder of Crows. How About a Crow Funeral? | Deep Look

It’s a common site in many parks and backyards: Crows squawking. But groups of the noisy black birds may not just be raising a fuss, scientists say. They may be holding a funeral. Kaeli Swift, a Ph.D. candidate at the … Continue reading

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Meteorological Data Visualized as Mixed Media Sculptures by Nathalie Miebach

Boston-based conceptual artist Nathalie Miebach (previously) weaves colorful, complex sculptures using rope, wood, paper, fibers, and data from weather events. Two of the artist’s recent series explore the impact of storm waters on our lives and on marine ecosystems, with … Continue reading

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Street Artist in Venice by Banksy

Street artist Banksy has set up an unlicensed street stall in Venice with a selection of paintings showing the lagoon with an enormous cruise ship docked near St. Mark’s Square. In his secretive style, a camera captures unsuspecting pedestrians voicing … Continue reading

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Future Boyfriend | Sci-Fi Short Film | Omeleto

Stuart is out on an awkward date with Kaylie, and he’s acting weird. He’s way too solicitous and very nervous. Kaylie reassures him she’s okay, and that’s when Stuart drops a bomb: he’s from the future, and he’s trying to … Continue reading

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Who really owns the past? – Aeon

European tourists having a picnic in a temple in Egypt, 1898. Photo by LL/Roger Viollet/Getty Images   Mosul’s old city lies in ruins. A major section of the third largest city in Iraq has been destroyed by war. Two years … Continue reading

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