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My State of Consciousness: Lucid Dreaming | Habiba Awada | TEDxPhoeniciaU

While we are mostly unaware of our nightly dreams while we dream, Tim Post has trained countless individuals around the world to attain dream awareness in dreams. Remarkably, “lucid” dreamers can learn to consciously reshape their dreams while dreaming and … Continue reading

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101 Amazing Doodles On Shopping Receipts By An Italian Artist

There are some artists who seem to carry their sketchbooks everywhere they go. Who knows when the moment of inspiration will hit you, right? However, there are also artists who don’t need to do that because they can turn almost … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday ~ dancing mania — Lotus Laura

Perhaps the strangest plague of them all is dancing mania, which mainly broke out in Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries. The outbreak has been documented and known to have affected thousands of people of all ages. Those who … Continue reading

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Photographer’s Striking Landscape Photos Are Visual Love Letters

“Viewing the natural world through the lens of my camera offers me the opportunity to both see and to share visions of the world that some only dream of being able to witness.”[…] Read More: Photographer’s Striking Landscape Photos Are … Continue reading

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The Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

In Chichibu, Japan, two hours northwest of Tokyo, there’s an odd museum; perhaps the only one of its kind. It’s called the Chinsekikan (which means hall of curious rocks) and it houses over 1700 rocks that resemble human faces. The museum … Continue reading

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Short film: Lost Property

  Written & Directed by: Åsa Lucander http://www.lostpropertyfilm.com http://www.asalucander.com Producer: Tom Mortimer – Executive producer: Dave Anderson Art by: Åsa Lucander – Assistant Artist: Marc Moynihan Animation: Marc Moynihan, Ana García Sebastiá, Anna Fyda, Simon Testro, Michael Towers, Nathan Brenville, … Continue reading

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An Enormous Skeleton Emerges in the Middle of a Mexican Street for Día de Muertos

In celebration of Día de Muertos on November 1, , Raymundo Medina built a massive skeleton that appears to be lurching out of the pavement on a street in Santa Cecilia Tláhuac, Mexico. Piles of crumbled concrete at the places … Continue reading

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Plunging into a dark place, an ant falls to the ground with a rude shock. We follow this ant’s journey through a disturbing and dangerous, yet fascinating world, and it’s quest to find a way out… DIRECTED BY Pierre Ropars … Continue reading

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Ginger Baker & Fela Kuti: How Two Neurotic Musicians Made The Best Music Nobody Heard

Bandsplaining In the 1970s, English Drummer Ginger Baker drove across the Sahara Desert to meet Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. What followed were some of the most incredible jazz & rock recordings of all time, as well as some heartbreaking setbacks.

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Complex Societal Issues Conveyed in Minimalist Editorial Illustrations by Eiko Ojala

Illustrator Eiko Ojala (previously) tackles complex topics with masterfully simple images. Though his work often appears to be made with layered paper, the artist clarifies on his website that he works digitally, building each image from scratch. Cleverly using negative … Continue reading

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