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How Beethoven’s ‘mistake’ became one of our most famous tunes

The last movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony gave us ‘Ode to Joy’, one of the most famous tunes of all time. But the composer initially thought he’d made a grave mistake with it. Source: How Beethoven’s ‘mistake’ became one of … Continue reading

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Natural Materials Organized into Precise Geometric Shapes by Kristen Meyer

Prop stylist and designer Kristen Meyer melds quotidian materials into distinctive outlines in her series of geometric flat lays. The designer, who is based in New Haven, Connecticut, gathers crackers, sticks, spaghetti, herbs, and other common raw materials and arranges … Continue reading

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Minimalism: Photos by Andhika Ramadhian – Faith is Torment

This photography project by graphic designer Andhika Ramadhian based in Indonesia focuses on minimalism, with no more than a single person sitting, standing or in motion against a colorful patterned backdrop. His Instagram page is filled with these types of … Continue reading

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Finally, a Theremin for Rats – Atlas Obscura

With the help of human musician Dan Deacon, some rats have made a film soundtrack with it. Source: Finally, a Theremin for Rats

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Here’s What It Sounds Like When You Hit A Snare Drum In A Nuclear Cooling Tower (It’s Super Cool) – Digg

Seattle band Thunderpussy recently filmed a music video in an abandoned nuclear power plant cooling tower, and producer Sylvia Massy couldn’t resist recording what a snare drum hit sounded like in the space. Source: Here’s What It Sounds Like When … Continue reading

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Hawaii’s Rain Dancers Summon Storms

On the island of Hawaii, the rain dancers of Waimea perform their art for the only audience that matters: their ancestors. When they call for rain and snow, they dance not to entertain, but to feed and nourish their land. … Continue reading

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A different way to visualize rhythm – John Varney

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-different… In standard notation, rhythm is indicated on a musical bar line. But there are other ways to visualize rhythm that can be more intuitive. John Varney describes the ‘wheel method’ of tracing rhythm and uses it … Continue reading

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Elaborate Paper Origami Tessellations and Kusudamas by Ekaterina Lukasheva

Moscow-based paper artist Ekaterina Lukasheva first tried folding paper at the age of 14 when a mathematics professor brought in a book on kusudamas. The traditional paper sphere technique requires an understanding of geometry to ensure the individual units fit … Continue reading

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O vexame da Globo no desfile da Tuiuti

Os melhores (dependendo do ponto de vista, piores) momentos do vexame da Globo no desfile da Paraíso do Tuiuti, que denunciou o golpe, mas os apresentadores esconderam.

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Galo da Madrugada completa 40 anos e arrasta milhares de foliões em Recife (PE)

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