Stories of the human condition
The 6 Most Quoted Pieces of Advice (That Are Usually Wrong) From birth, we've been inundated with one-sentence messages that are meant to be quick fixes for virtually any problem.
You find them everywhere: songs, sitcoms, movies, novels. Pour enough beer into the biggest badass in the bar, and you'll find him hugging random strangers and spouting off generic "Be true to yourself" type advice and thinking he's a modern day Gandhi. That's not saying that the advice he's giving is necessarily wrong -- we've just been hammered with it for so long that we sort of just accept it as absolute gospel. Alexander Ocias makes games. A Very Honest First Date - Pizza Comedy. A One Man Mobile Studio At Burning Man. When acclaimed studio photographer Eric Schwabel goes to Burning Man he doesn’t leave his passion behind.
In 2010 he took a clever hand built “light suit” to the massive festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert and captured the plethora of beautiful, colorful revelers in engaging detail. Below we catch up with Schwabel for an exclusive interview about his experiences on the dusty playa. See Also SCOTT LONDON CAPTURES THE MAGIC OF BURNING MAN For more on the Burning Man festival see burningman.com (be sure to check out their Survival Guide). See more of Eric Schwabel’s portraits, including many famous individuals, at schwabelstudio.com. Rainbow Gathering on the Behance Network. Stranger Project on the Behance Network. I started this project in 2007, my first goal when i started is to breack the usual rule of « dont speack to stranger, dont disturbe people in public space» So this is my approche at first: Questioning the modern world in which we are living and trying to break this individualism and the anonymity of the big city.
By going into “Non-lieux” (no existing places) (subways, malls, and crowded streets at rush hours …;) and by talking to people to take photos, I break the usual way this modern world works for a few instants. Early Canadiana Online - A journal kept at Nootka Sound. Culture jamming. Culture jamming (name coined in 1984) is a tactic used by many anti-consumerist social movements to disrupt or subvert media culture and its mainstream cultural institutions, including corporate advertising.
It purports to "expose the methods of domination" of mass society to foster progressive change. Culture jamming is a form of subvertising. Many culture jams are intended to expose apparently questionable political assumptions behind commercial culture. Common tactics include re-figuring logos, fashion statements, and product images as a means to challenge the idea of "what's cool" along with assumptions about the personal freedoms of consumption. Funny Pictures - Facebook - Funny Pictures. Some guy gets owned on Facebook!
New Pictures added every hour - Published: 2 years, 263 days ago Funny GIFS and Reaction GIF ▬▬► GIFSec.com More Funny Pictures and MEME: Funny GIF - Reaction GIF Browse More Pics. Olmec. Olmec jadeite mask 1000–600 BCE The Olmec were the first major civilization in Mexico.
They lived in the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico, in the present-day states of Veracruz and Tabasco. Doctor (Doctor Who) "Doctor" is not the character's true name, which has been left unrevealed.
He adopts it as an alias for reasons undisclosed in the series itself. In later episodes of the new series, specifically under show runner Steven Moffat, story arcs surrounding events in the Doctor's future implied serious consequences in the event of the Doctor's true name being spoken, the nature of which is finally revealed in "The Time of the Doctor". Rick Smolan tells the story of a girl. Jellyvampire-1304892000.jpg (JPEG Image, 750x12291 pixels) Get anyone to like you – Instantly – Guaranteed. Get anyone to like you - Instantly - Guaranteed If you want people to like you, make them feel good about themselves.
This golden rule of friendship works every time - guaranteed! The principle is straightforward. If I meet you and make you feel good about yourself, you will like me and seek every opportunity to see me again to reconstitute the same good feeling you felt the first time we met. Go (game) Go originated in ancient China.
Archaeological evidence shows that the early game was played on a board with a 17×17 grid, but by the time the game had spread to Korea and Japan, in about the 5th and 7th centuries AD respectively, boards with a 19×19 grid had become standard. The first 60 moves of a Go game, animated. This particular game quickly developed into a complicated fight in the lower left and bottom. How did life originate? How did life originate?
Living things (even ancient organisms like bacteria) are enormously complex. However, all this complexity did not leap fully-formed from the primordial soup. Instead life almost certainly originated in a series of small steps, each building upon the complexity that evolved previously: Simple organic molecules were formed. NNDB: Tracking the entire world. Jesus Christ in comparative mythology. The study of Jesus Christ in comparative mythology is the examination of the narratives of the life of Jesus in the Christian gospels, traditions and theology, as it relates to Christian mythology and other religions.
For over a century, various authors have drawn a number of parallels between the Christian views of Jesus and other religious or mythical domains. These include Greco-Roman mysteries, ancient Egyptian myths and more general analogies involving cross-cultural patterns of dying and rising gods in the context of Christ myth theory. While some scholars continue to support these analogies, others contend that the perceived similarities are often without historical basis, that first century monotheistic Galilean Jews would not have been open to pagan myths, and claim that the analogies are usually based on parallelomania, exaggerating the importance of trifling resemblances. Comparative mythology Overview.
Meanwhile in Denmark, awesome things are happening. Propaganda and Disinformation: Videotapes in the Media Resources Center, UC Berkeley. Documentaries About Propaganda Are We Winning, Mommy? An examination of the historical roots of the Cold War and its effects on American life. Main Page. For the Win, by Cory Doctorow. Cory Doctorow email@example.com Last updated Nov 20, 2012 This book is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. That means: You are free: Facebook. Timeline of file sharing. This is a timeline of events in the history of file sharing. 1970s 8-inch floppy disk drive compared in size to 3.5" floppy disk of 1984 1980s Most file sharing in this era was done by modem over landline telephone, at speeds from 300 to 9600 bits per second. Many file systems in use only supported short filenames. Artificial intelligence in fiction. The general discussion of the use of artificial intelligence as a theme in science fiction and film has fallen into three broad categories which have included: (1) AI dominance, (2) Human dominance, and (3) Sentient AI.
In a 2013 book on the films of Ridley Scott, Artificial intelligence has been identified as a unifying theme throughout Scott's career as a director, as is particularly evident in Prometheus, primarily through the android David. David, the android in the film Prometheus, is like humans but does not want to be anything like them, eschewing a common theme in "robotic storytelling" seen in Scott's other films such as Blade Runner, and the Alien franchise (see "Service to society" subsection below). General themes discussed in science fiction There is no security against the ultimate development of mechanical consciousness, in the fact of machines possessing little consciousness now.
If Super Mario Bros. Was Made in 2010.