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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.

The 6 Most Quoted Pieces of Advice (That Are Usually Wrong)

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.

A One Man Mobile Studio At Burning Man

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. Rainbow Gathering on the Behance Network. Stranger Project on the Behance Network. Early Canadiana Online - A journal kept at Nootka Sound. Culture jamming. Culture jamming (sometimes guerrilla communication)[1][2] is a tactic used by many anti-consumerist social movements[3] to disrupt or subvert media culture and its mainstream cultural institutions, including (but not limited to) corporate advertising.

Culture jamming

It attempts to "expose the methods of domination" of a mass society to foster progressive change.[4] Culture jamming is a form of subvertising.[5] Many culture jams are intended to expose questionable political assumptions behind commercial culture. Tactics include re-figuring logos; fashion statements; and product images as a means to challenge the idea of "what's cool. Funny Pictures - Facebook - Funny Pictures. Some guy gets owned on Facebook!

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New Pictures added every hour - Published: 2 years, 263 days ago Funny GIFS and Reaction GIF ▬▬► GIFSec.com More Funny Pictures and MEME: Olmec. Doctor (Doctor Who) "Doctor" is not the character's true name, which has been left unrevealed.

Doctor (Doctor Who)

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.

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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.[6] 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?

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. Simple organic molecules, similar to the nucleotide shown below, are the building blocks of life and must have been involved in its origin. 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.

Jesus Christ in comparative mythology

For over a century, various authors have drawn a number of parallels between the Christian views of Jesus and other religious or mythical domains.[1] 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.[2] 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.[3][1][4][5] Comparative mythology Overview Greco-Roman mysteries E.

Mithras Ancient Egypt Jesus as myth. 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. The film features a wealth of images and historical footage from both European and American archives as well as revealing interviews with some of the key players on both sides. A primary focus is on the role of the mass media in shaping attitudes and controlling American anti-communist feeling about the Cold War, with illustrations, simultaneously comic and chilling, from Hollywood features, TV programs, and animated cartoons. Main Page. For the Win, by Cory Doctorow. Cory Doctorow doctorow@craphound.com Last updated Nov 20, 2012.

For the Win, by Cory Doctorow

Facebook. Timeline of file sharing. This is a timeline of events in the history of file sharing. 1970s[edit] 8-inch floppy disk drive compared in size to 3.5" floppy disk of 1984 1980s[edit] Most file sharing in this era was done by modem over landline telephone, at speeds from 300 to 9600 bits per second.

Timeline of file sharing

Many file systems in use only supported short filenames. 1990s[edit] 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.[1] 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[edit] 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. Making games more "accessible" is the both the worst and best thing to ever happen to gaming.