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Download Over 91,000 Maps from the World’s Largest Private Collection

Whether you’re into geography, astronomy, or simply fascinated by history, there’s bound to be a map that piques your interest in this vast collection. Map lovers will be thrilled by the possibility to peruse some of the world’s most unique … Continue reading

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What causes insomnia? – Dan Kwartler

What keeps you up at night? Pondering deep questions? Excitement about a big trip? Stress about unfinished work? What if the very thing keeping you awake was stress about losing sleep? This seemingly unsolvable loop is at the heart 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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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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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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The revolutionary power of diverse thought

“From populist demagogues, we will learn the indispensability of democracy,” says novelist Elif Shafak. “From isolationists, we will learn the need for global solidarity. And from tribalists, we will learn the beauty of cosmopolitanism.” A native of Turkey, Shafak has … Continue reading

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One-Minute Time Machine | Sploid Short Film Festival · Official Selection

Sploid Published on 8 Jul 2015 Every time the beautiful Regina rejects his advances, James pushes a red button and tries again, all the while unaware of the reality and consequences of his actions. Directed by Devon Avery. Selected for … Continue reading

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