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Brazilian Attitudes About World Cup 2018, Summarized in Three Cartoons

Originally posted on Best of Brazil Blog:
Like their meme-generating countrymen, Brazil’s political cartoonists have not been silent with regard to the 2018 World Cup, especially as it relates to Brazil and Brazilians. Here are three political cartoons pretty much…

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Deadpole: Photos by Kilian Schönberger – Faith is Torment

This series by Cologne-based photographer Kilian Schönberger focuses on the changes occuring in the spruce forests that border Germany, Czech Republic and Austria. Due to heavy storms, climatic changes and acid rain in past years, the trees were significantly weakened and … Continue reading

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Everything big data claims to know about you could be wrong –

When it comes to understanding what makes people tick — and get sick — medical science has long assumed that the bigger the sample of human subjects, the better. But new research led by UC Berkeley suggests this big-data approach … Continue reading

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Instagram Experiments by Javier Perez – Faith is Torment

Whimsical illustrations using found objects by Ecuador-based graphic designer Javier Perez. This ongoing project, which he started in 2013, combines two-dimensional drawings with three-dimensional objects to create amusing images which Perez publishes on his Instagram. The minimal illustrations invite us to explore … Continue reading

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Manchester School of Samba at Manchester Day 2018 – Phil Green

Scarlette Blades in Lauren Moore’s Flower backpack, Sabina Blades, Dona, Nicole & the other two child “human flowers” leading our section. Beardy & Jonny with David Mason’s Hummingbird (with Danny Henry and the dancers behind) Danny and the dancers! Gail … Continue reading

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Jamaica Carnival 2018 with Xaymaca International

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São Paulo Carnival 2018 [HD] – Floats & Dancers | Brazilian Carnival | The Samba Schools Parade

Alguns momentos marcantes dos últimos desfiles do carnaval paulistano. São Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil, has the second largest carnival parade, losing only to Rio’s carnival.

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Unique Weathering Pattern Creates Fascinating Geometric Ripples on a Chain Link Fence – Colossal

Over the past few years, @Ben_On_The_Moon has photographed his chain link fence due to a mysterious weathering pattern that has caused groups of concentric rings to appear on the upper side of the fence’s segments. His macro photographs emphasize the … Continue reading

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Stark Editorial Illustrations by Stuart McReath Examine Society’s Monumental Struggles

Stuart McReath’s high contrast illustrations employ stark shadows that lend an almost three-dimensional quality to his imagined scenes. McReath also uses dramatic juxtapositions of scale and visual metaphors like a doctor determining the “wellness” of a school with a stethoscope. […] … Continue reading

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A 3D atlas of the universe

For the last 12 years, Carter Emmart has been coordinating the efforts of scientists, artists and programmers to build a complete 3D visualization of our known universe. He demos this stunning tour and explains how it’s being shared with facilities … Continue reading

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