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When Engineers Are Bored, They Invent Things. Math and science done right. Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe. Despite spectacular recent progress, there is still a lot we don't know about our universe. We don't know why the Big Bang happened. We don't know what most of the universe is made of. We don't know whether there is life in space. We don't know how planets form, how black holes get so big, or where the first stars have gone. This course will take you through nine of the greatest unsolved problems of modern astrophysics. This is the first of four ANUx courses which together make up the Australian National University's first year astrophysics program. The Empire Strips Back: "Star Wars" burlesque show soon to tour the West Coast. Ship - Your browser doesn't support WebGLFind out how to get WebGL here #VRML V2.0 utf8 Transform { children [ DEF ME_namedata Shape { appearance Appearance { material Material { ambientIntensity 0.1667 diffuseColor 0.8 0.8 0.8 specularColor 0.4012 0.4012 0.4012 emissiveColor 0 0 0 shininess 0.0977 transparency 0 } texture NULL textureTransform NULL } geometry IndexedFaceSet { color NULL coord Coordinate { point [ pointdata ] } colorIndex [ ] coordIndex [ facedata ] normal NULL creaseAngle 0 solid TRUE } } ] } You must have Flash 10 installed to download this file.

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La Ruche qui dit Oui ! AutoDraw. Get Paid to Travel the World: Deliver Items Abroad. A.I. reconstructs incomplete photos. Font Map · An AI Experiment by IDEO. La méthode STAR expliquée. Lors du déroulement de l'entretien, vous pouvez employer une méthode connue sous le nom de STAR Situation Travail Action Résultat Ce n'est pas une méthode que nous avons inventée, mais un procédé employé par plusieurs grandes sociétés pour recruter leurs candidats.

La méthode STAR expliquée

Adult Summer Camp for Geeks ★ Epic Nerd Camp. Tuto : comment réaliser un X-Wing de Star Wars en origami. The Paper Airplane Guy demonstrates how to fold five paper stunt planes. A cube and a heart made from paper gears Japanese paper crafter Haruki Nakamura designs mechanical paper karakuri-style animals and other paper automata.

The Paper Airplane Guy demonstrates how to fold five paper stunt planes

In the silent video above, he creates a cube made from 12 interlocking paper gears. Nakamura has also... The precision and serendipity of Ebru (paper marbling) Watch ebru artist Alparslan Babaoğlu as he floats bright blue and yellow flowers on the surface of water and then transfers the piece to paper. Voynich manuscript. The Voynich manuscript is an illustrated codex hand-written in an unknown writing system.

Voynich manuscript

The vellum on which it is written has been carbon-dated to the early 15th century (1404–1438), and may have been composed in Northern Italy during the Italian Renaissance.[1][2] The manuscript is named after Wilfrid Voynich, a Polish book dealer who purchased it in 1912.[3] Some of the pages are missing, but about 240 remain. The text is written from left to right, and most of the pages have illustrations or diagrams.

The Voynich manuscript has been studied by many professional and amateur cryptographers, including American and British codebreakers from both World War I and World War II.[4] No one has yet succeeded in deciphering the text, and it has become a famous case in the history of cryptography. The mystery of the meaning and origin of the manuscript has excited the popular imagination, making the manuscript the subject of novels and speculation. Cicada 3301 - Wikipedia. Cicada 3301 is a nickname given to an organization that on six occasions has posted a set of puzzles and alternate reality games to possibly recruit codebreakers/linguists from the public.[1] The first internet puzzle started on January 4, 2012, and ran for approximately one month.

Cicada 3301 - Wikipedia

A second round began one year later on January 4, 2013, and a third round following the confirmation of a fresh clue posted on Twitter on January 4, 2014.[2][3] The stated intent was to recruit "intelligent individuals" by presenting a series of puzzles which were to be solved. No new puzzles were published on January 4, 2015. However, a new clue was posted on Twitter on January 5, 2016.[4][5] In April 2017 a verified PGP-signed message was found: Beware false paths. Always verify PGP signature from 7A35090F.[6] That message explicitly denies the validity of any unsigned puzzle, as recently as April 2017. The puzzles focused heavily on data security, cryptography, and steganography.[1][7][8][9][10] Music[edit] Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting. 04Developing Characters Part 1Aaron shares some of the decisions he made to develop some of his most unforgettable characters—like The Social Network's Mark Zuckerberg and The West Wing's Toby and Leo. 05Developing Characters Part 2Your characters don't have to be like you—or even likeable.

Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting

Drawing on examples from A Few Good Men and Steve Jobs, Aaron explains why he always empathizes with his characters even if he disagrees with them.06ResearchGood research is the key to a great script. Bad research is a waste of time. How can you tell the difference? Aaron shares lessons from Malice and The Social Network to help you gather the information you really need.07Incorporating ResearchYou have pages of research—now what? List of unusual deaths. This is a list of unusual deaths.

List of unusual deaths

This list includes unique or extremely rare circumstances of death recorded throughout history, noted as being unusual by multiple sources. Some of the deaths are mythological or are considered to be unsubstantiated by contemporary researchers. Dick Moves for Winning Board Games. 21 Of The Most Brutal Insults That Don't Use Curse Words. CARNIVAL SCAM SCIENCE- and how to win. Observez chaque cratère de la Lune avec cette photo de 100 megapixels. Ancien ingénieur chez Airbus, il ouvre sa propre brasserie à Toulouse. Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive? In 1977, the great computer scientist Donald Knuth published a paper called The Complexity of Songs, which is basically one long joke about the repetitive lyrics of newfangled music (example quote: "the advent of modern drugs has led to demands for still less memory, and the ultimate improvement of Theorem 1 has consequently just been announced").

Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?

I'm going to try to test this hypothesis with data. I'll be analyzing the repetitiveness of a dataset of 15,000 songs that charted on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1958 and 2017. - Prototypes that feel real. This New App Sets You Up On Blind Dates—No Swiping or Messaging Required  Photo Hotspots. Astronaut. Maze Generator. Living Off the Grid in Paradise. How we use Kanban on the GOV.UK Publishing Platform team. At GDS, we believe that self-organising teams create the best results.

How we use Kanban on the GOV.UK Publishing Platform team

So we give each of our teams the autonomy to pick the delivery approach that works best for them. On the GOV.UK Publishing Platform, we use Kanban to help us manage the work we do. Kanban was created by Toyota in 1950s Japan as a system to help them minimise waste in car manufacturing. Folding the World Record Paper Airplane. Spurious Correlations. Short Film: Find my Phone - English Subtitles. Vice. 41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius. Primitive Technology: making a spear thrower / Boing Boing. I love the well-made "Primitive Technology" videos.

Primitive Technology: making a spear thrower / Boing Boing

In this one, the guy (I don't know his name but he live in Australia) makes a few spears and a spear thrower, using only materials he finds in the wild. He even starts a fire without matches to harden the spear points. After, we get to see him do target practice. From his FAQ: Q.Why don't you talk in the videos? Report this ad "Primitive Technology" enters the Iron Age! Detour - Paris - Illegal Paris. Forget about the romantic past of Montmartre. On this walk, you will explore the rebellious and contemporary side of the hill. Radio producer Jeanne Robet will lead you through a world of the fringe economy. Our journey will make you think about the way we use public space, as you witness how Paris’s strict laws, ranging from comical bureaucratic regulations to controversial laws to meaningful restrictions on darker vices, play out in the streets.

Obama’s Official Photographer Favorite Pictures in 8 Years. Can You Make It Through This Post Without Having Your Faith In Humanity Restored. Musical Shadows – Cette installation produit de la musique avec votre ombre. Windytv / Windyty, wind map & forecast. 8-BIT CINEMA // Show Reel. Best joint-roller in the world earns $1000s for his creations / Boing Boing. Tony Greenhand, 26, of Albany, Oregon makes pinata-like fully smokable joints that he sells for big bucks. From Vocativ: Greenhand’s client, a young and ultra-wealthy firearms enthusiast in Florida, had flown out in a private jet to personally collect the joints he had commissioned. In addition to the grenade, there was a 1.5-ounce golden Glock.

Then, there was the centerpiece of the consignment—a replica of an AK-47, fashioned from rolling papers and a half-pound of kind bud. Placing each piece carefully into a cardboard box, Greenhand made his way toward the top floor of the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. Be less busy. Coluche au Tribunal des Flagrants Délires (Complet) Fantastic infographic of cannabis strains / Boing Boing. Boing Boing pal Jody Radzik designed this incredible infographic of marijuana strains for Berkeley, California's Patient’s Care Collective who claim to be "the longest continuously operating medical marijuana dispensary on the planet. " Click the images to expand (your mind)! "The chart basically expands upon the traditional sativa-indica-hybrid classification scheme in a way that helps folks to make sense of the bewildering array of choices in marijuana medicine available at the PCC, as well as just about any other dispensary in the state," Jody explains.

Far fucking out. 17 Ridiculous Headlines You Couldn't Even Make Up. AICP - 2016 Reel - Dir Cut. from Method Design on Vimeo. Mars needs you! – La NASA recrute ses explorateurs avec des posters vintage. ROBOT RESTAURANT in JAPAN - CRAZY!!! -1080HD- Complément d'enquête - Vincent Bolloré un ami qui vous veut du bien - 7 avril 2016.

40 Things You Might Not Know About Paris. 37 Things You Might Not Know About France. Disneyland et ses secrets HD Reportage France 3. Emile Leray built a working motorbike from a broken down car to escape the African desert. Effet Dunning-Kruger. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Cryptid Museum – Des créatures étranges découvertes dans une maison de Londres. Rapping, deconstructed: The best rhymers of all time. Lumo - L'épargne participative pour les énergies renouvelables. La véritable innovation de Tesla, ce n’est pas la voiture électrique. Difficile d’exagérer l’impact économique de l’industrie automobile.

Les voitures comptent pour la plus grande part à la fois du secteur de l’industrie et de celui de la vente. Et ces secteurs génèrent des revenus chez un nombre incalculable d’autres acteurs: fournisseurs, concessionnaires, stations-services, médias. 30+ Websites to Download Free Photos. If you are a blogger looking for free photos to use in your blog posts or a designer looking for free photography to use in your designs, then check out the websites below and you will find the best free stock photos. All of the photos that you will find on the websites below are free to use for commercial purposes, without asking permission or they need attribution so make sure you check before you use a photo.

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Inside the world of food processing videos on YouTube (Video). CIA A Study Of Assassination ( 1953) 24 Of The Most Badass Moments In History. Introducing Vega-Lite. Provide sensible defaults, but allow customization. Line Them Up: ‘Crafty’ Expats Stir Up the Vietnamese Beer Scene - Expat. Sans titre. Horizontal History. Most of us have a pretty terrible understanding of history. Our knowledge is spotty, with large gaps all over the place, and the parts of history we do end up knowing a lot about usually depend on the particular teachers, parents, books, articles, and movies we happen to come across in our lives. Without a foundational, tree-trunk understanding of all parts of history, we often forget the things we do learn, leaving even our favorite parts of history a bit hazy in our heads.

History Timeline. Network Effect. 13 Charts That Will Make Total Sense To People With Impostor Syndrome. Emmanuelle Duez - Positive Economy Forum - Le Havre 2015 - Français. Bio-Wearables: Tech Tattoos Put Working Circuits on Your Skin. How To Lose Weight In 4 Easy Steps! How well do you really know your country? Take our quiz. Ian Mohd Nasir - "ENSICA, souvenirs d'une école aéronautique" Math Problem Solver. «Sleep»: un album de huit heures créé spécialement pour faire dormir les gens. Heureux sans travailler. Is Your Startup Idea Already Taken. For Flight Delay up to € 600 back. This guy created an open-source modular camera system.

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Monde. Économie. Musique. TED. Make fire with a battery and a gum wrapper. Seul et sans outil, il fabrique une cabane en torchis. Productivité.