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Anesthetics have the same effects on plants as they have on animals and humans – ScienceBlog.com

A new study published in Annals of Botany shows that plants react to anesthetics similarly to the way animals and humans do, suggesting plants are … Read more Source: Anesthetics have the same effects on plants as they have on … Continue reading

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Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years. Source: Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

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The Dirty Secret of the Global Plan to Avert Climate Disaster – Wired

The Paris agreement on climate change charts a narrow path to avoiding a global apocalypse. Just one problem: Its centerpiece is a technology that basically doesn’t yet exist. Source: The Dirty Secret of the Global Plan to Avert Climate Disaster

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80-Year-Old Wooden Escalators are Repurposed as a Sculptural Ribbon by Artist Chris Fox

Artist Chris Fox was tasked with repurposing two pairs of timber escalators that were first installed at Sydney’s Wynyard Station in 1931. The escalators have carried passengers for over 80 years and slowly became an iconic symbol of the city’s … Continue reading

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It’s in the Leaving: Photos by Michael Massaia – Faith is Torment

Fine art photographer Michael Massaia just completed this series entitled It’s in the Leaving, a project he started in 2012 focusing on the last pay phones in New York City. Just looking at the images makes me realize how technology … Continue reading

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Meet Tatsuo Horiuchi, the 77-Year-Old Artist Who ‘Paints’ Japanese Landscapes With Excel

For over 15 years, Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi has rendered the subtle details of mountains, cherry blossoms, and dense forests with the most unlikely tool: Microsoft Excel. The 77-year-old illustrator shunned the idea of paying for expensive painting supplies or … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Process of Sounding the Renovated Sumburgh Head Foghorn on Shetland Island

In May 2017, technician Brian Johnson sounded the beautifully renovated foghorn at the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse on Shetland Island, Scotland for the first time since 1987. Filmmaker JJ Jamieson documented the wonderful mechanical process that engages the gears to sound … Continue reading

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Chernobyl — Discover

On Chernobyl: “These babushkas survived Stalin and the Nazis…How can they be expected to fear something neither male nor foreign, that does not even have feral teeth, but whose only crime is that it breathes and disappears into the same air.” … Continue reading

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Wind of Okhotsk II: Photos by Ying Yin – Faith is Torment

Ongoing series by Shanghai-based photographer Ying Yin shot in the city of Abashiri, a city located in the Okhotsk subprefecture of Hokkaido, Japan characterized by it’s heavy snow during wintertime. To accentuate further the feel of heavy snow, Yin removed … Continue reading

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Brett Scott – Who Is Driving Cashless Society?

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