Monthly Archives: October 2019

Salvador da Bahia is Brazil’s most African city and their culture is thriving

CGTN America It’s a city in Brazil where 80 % of its residents are of African descent. African culture has been experiencing a renaissance there as well. Salvador da Bahia is the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. It’s … Continue reading

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John Coltrane: My Favourite Things – East meets West – Magic from 3:45!!

The original was regarded to have transcended from the West to the East and this tribute with the Sachal Jazz ensemble from Lahore Pakistan and Wynton Marsalis absolutely manages to do so! What a tribute and proof that when the … Continue reading

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Interspecies Hybrids Play a Vital Role in Evolution | Quanta Magazine

Hybrids, once treated as biological misfits, play a vital role in the evolution of many animal species. Now conservationists are trying to reconcile that truth with policies. Jordana Cepelewicz Staff Writer August 24, 2017 In 2006, a hunter shot what … Continue reading

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The Blues, As Digested by a Classical Musician

For Sound Bank 17, I made it an “As Digested by a Classical Musician” video where I explore the Blues genre, but more specifically the 12-bar progression derived from it, applied to many different types of music. The playlist I … Continue reading

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Name that tune: Brain takes just 100 to 300 milliseconds to recognize familiar music –

The human brain can recognise a familiar song within 100 to 300 milliseconds, highlighting the deep hold favourite tunes have on our memory, a UCL study finds. Anecdotally the ability to recall popular songs is exemplified in game shows such … Continue reading

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Quantum Supremacy & AI, with Stephen Fry.

Pindex How Quantum AI could help you live to 200, like a bowhead whale. Google’s quantum supremacy news opens exciting doors. A quantum computer completed a task in 200 seconds that would take 10,000 years on today’s fastest supercomputer. We … Continue reading

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Fantasy Exercise | Sculpture garden idea | Garden art, Garden, Concrete crafts

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Polish Tram Shelter’s Walls Become a Gallery for Dried Flower Designs

A tram stop at Dabrowskiego Square in Łódź, Poland is blossoming with dried flowers, giving pedestrians and commuters a fresh view on the intersection of their natural and built environments. The project, titled “Nostalgia”, was designed by local art student Dominika … Continue reading

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CONTACT – An Animation About Connection in Space by Katy Wang

Stranded on a distant planet, a lonely astronaut sends out a signal in search of human contact. Katy Wang’s graduation film from Kingston University. Directed, designed, animated by Katy Wang Sound and Music by Ambrose Yu Written by Gabriel de … Continue reading

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