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MECHANICAL TECHNO DEMONSTRATION. Crazy Synthesizer Demo. The M16: a history in pictures. Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy. LOW BUDGET EYE CANDY #1. DevEdit. Masters of Dabke 2 - Lebanon Style. Geography Now! Estonia. Aesthetic Appreciation: Crash Course Philosophy #30. THIS MINECRAFT MAP TOOK 6 YEARS TO MAKE!?! The baking soda and super glue trick. A LIVE 24x7 Interactive African Wildlife Safari. The Fonzie snap. Mahafsoun Metal Bellydance ~ Moonspell {Night Eternal} Andrew Malone: The Roman Domus as a Caribbean Urban Housing Solution. Making this chicken sandwich from scratch took six months, $1,500. Swooshable - makes you a better LEGO Builder. Wat is geconcentreerd sap en is het gezond? - Lift. Addressing the world. Residents living permanently in Japan's cyber-cafés - Lost in Manboo.

ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World. What Does Tomorrow Look Like? - How We Envision the Future - Extra Credits. Life Inside a Dead Whale. Radioactive Ming vases echo our toxic dependency on electronics. Liam Young collecting radioactive tailings material from the world's Largest Rare Earth minerals refinery in Mongolia.

Radioactive Ming vases echo our toxic dependency on electronics

Film Still © Toby Smith/Unknown Fields Last year, the Unknown Fields Division, a nomadic design studio that explores peripheral landscapes, industrial ecologies and precarious wilderness, travelled to Asia to follow the path of the symbol of globalization: the massive container ship. The group came back with amazing stories, images, videos and with a set of radioactive Ming vases made from the toxic waste of our electronic gadgets. Along their journey, Unknown Fields investigated Rare earth element, a set of seventeen chemical elements which are all metals that are often found together in geologic deposits. What makes REE important to our times is that they are used for computer memory, rechargeable batteries, night-vision goggles, precision-guided weapons, phones, energy-efficient lighting, solar panels, and many other electronics and green technologies. 10 Bizarre Food Developments We May See In The Future. Food Man has always striven to expand his knowledge and the study of food is no exception.

10 Bizarre Food Developments We May See In The Future

Our current technology has enabled us to push the boundaries of food development further than ever before, and the entries on this list are just some of what we might see in the future. 10Headless Chicken Farms In 2012, Andre Ford, an architecture student at the UK Royal College Of Art, looked at the problems presently plaguing the broiler chicken industry and proposed the Center For Unconscious Farming as a solution. His objectives were to satisfy the demand for chicken meat while affording the animals more humane treatment. Buster Keaton: The Scarecrow. Space architecture. Answer three questions and help us improve Wikipedia.

Space architecture

Laughter in animals. Laughter in animals other than humans describes animal behavior which resembles human laughter.

Laughter in animals

Numerous species demonstrate vocalizations similar to human laughter. A significant proportion of these are mammals, including non-human primates, which suggests that the neurological functions involved in expressing cheer occurred early in the process of mammalian evolution. [1] Non-human primates[edit] Chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos and orangutans show laughter-like vocalizations in response to physical contact, such as wrestling, play chasing, or tickling. This is documented in wild and captive chimpanzees. My Life After 44 Years In Prison. Hortum Machina, B, the garden that rolls across the city – We Make Money Not Art.

Hortum Machina, B on Hampstead Road in London.

Hortum Machina, B, the garden that rolls across the city – We Make Money Not Art

Photo by William Victor Camilleri. My Bed. My Bed is a work by the British artist Tracey Emin.

My Bed

First created in 1998, it was exhibited at the Tate Gallery in 1999 as one of the shortlisted works for the Turner Prize.[1] It consisted of her bed with bedroom objects in an abject state, and gained much media attention. Although it did not win the prize, its notoriety has persisted. Inspiration[edit] Perceptual adaptation. Perceptual adaptation is a unique function of the brain that accounts for the differences viewed in the world, as it relates to the senses.

Perceptual adaptation

This phenomenon occurs in all senses, including vision, hearing, touch, and smell. An example is when images sensed through the eyes are relayed to the visual cortex of the brain, and if vision is altered slightly, the brain accounts for the difference and will allow one to perceive the world as "normal. " This is a compensation mechanism the brain uses for the world to appear normal in our minds when our world has obviously been altered from its regular state.[1] This is an important aspect in potential alterations to the visual field, effectiveness in compensating for alterations in the visual field, visual adaptation, and face recognition. History[edit] 宇宙楽器 『コズミカル・シーズ』小野綾子・根岸創 作 Space Musical Instruments - Cosmical Seeds - (Full Version) The pleasure of poetic pattern - David Silverstein. Keepvogel - de uitvinding.

Retrotechtacular: Examining Music in 1950’s Russia. If you had told 12-year-old me that one day I would be able to listen to pretty much any song I wanted to on demand and also pull up the lyrics as fast as I could type the artist’s name and part of the title into a text box, I would have a) really hoped you weren’t kidding and b) would have wanted to grow up even faster than I already did.

Retrotechtacular: Examining Music in 1950’s Russia

The availability of music today, especially in any place with first world Internet access is really kind of astounding. While the technology to make this possible has come about only recently, the freedom of music listening has been fairly wide open in the US. Rapping, deconstructed: The best rhymers of all time. MAMÁ -Javier Botet es Mamá (Movement Test) Architectures. As mentioned a while back, I’ve been trying to find a way to classify the numerous ‘Design with Intent’ and architectures of control examples that have been examined on this site, and suggested by readers.


Since that post, my approach has shifted slightly to look at what the intent is behind each example, and hence develop a kind of ‘method’ for suggesting ‘solutions’ to ‘problems’, based on analysing hundreds of examples. I’d hesitate to call it a suggestion algorithm quite yet, but it does, in a very very rudimentary way, borrow certain ideas from TRIZ*. Below is a tentative, v.0.1 example of the kind of thought process that a ‘designer’ might be led through by using the DwI Method. I’ve deliberately chosen an common example where the usual architectures of control-type ‘solutions’ are pretty objectionable. The Death Clock: Calculate your life expectancy today. Hipstersound, an ambient noise generator to stay productive at home.

The Woobie. A "woobie" is a name for any type of character who makes you feel extremely sorry for them.

The Woobie

Basically, the first thing you think to say when you see the woobie is: "Aw, poor baby! " Woobification of a character is a curious, audience-driven phenomenon, sometimes divorced from the character's canonical morality. A story with the Woobie allows the audience to vicariously experience relief from some pain by fantasizing about relieving the Woobie's pain.

(No, not that way! Well, okay, sometimes.) Wacky Races - See-Saw to Arkansas Clip. My Bed. Readings & Flowcharts. Search. Hoe het is om te leven met kleptomanie. Alle illustraties door Michael Dockery. Grid Corrections (a one minute) Urban geography. New York City, one of the largest urban areas in the world Urban geography is the subdiscipline of geography which concentrates on those parts of the Earth's surface that have a high concentration of buildings and infrastructure. Predominantly towns and cities, these are settlements with a high population density and with the majority of economic activities in the secondary sector and tertiary sectors. Research interest[edit] Urban geographers are primarily concerned with the ways in which cities and towns are constructed, governed and experienced. Contrary to neighboring disciplines such as urban anthropology, urban planning and urban sociology, urban geography mostly investigates the impact of urban processes on the earth's surface's social and physical structures.

Areas of study[edit] There are essentially two approaches to urban geography: the investigation of systems of cities and research on cities as systems. 10 Lesser Known or Used Forms of Government. Politics. Parable of the Invisible Gardener. The Parable of the Invisible Gardener is a tale told by John Wisdom. It was later developed in the university debate by Antony Flew, who made a few changes such as changing the gardeners to explorers. The art of the metaphor - Jane Hirshfield. Draag je lievelingsboek voor altijd bij je met deze sieraden van papier. List of cognitive biases. Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways that can lead to systematic deviations from a standard of rationality or good judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral economics.

There are also controversies as to whether some of these biases count as useless, irrational or whether they result in useful attitudes or behavior. For example, when getting to know others, people tend to ask leading questions which seem biased towards confirming their assumptions about the person. United States foreign aid. United States foreign aid is aid given by the United States government to other governments.

Budget of NASA. As a federal agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) receives its funding from the annual federal budget passed by the United States Congress. The following charts detail the amount of federal funding allotted to NASA each year over its past fifty-year history (1958–2009) to operate aeronautics research, unmanned and manned space exploration programs. The Modular Body. List of cognitive biases. STRANGETHINK (@Strangethink23) Humanitarians of Tinder. Amy Whittle. Oklo, the Two Billion Year Old Nuclear Reactor.

Stephen Fry ranting about Windows, Microsoft and Bill Gates. Hier is wat porno die je gewoon lekker op je werk kan kijken. Shadow person. Internetten doe je in Cuba met z'n allen. Creepy Black Balloon Will Follow You, Repeat Your Convos. How terrifying would it be to turn around and see a levitating black balloon following your every move and repeating the last conversation you just had? Royal College of Art student Francesco Tacchini, in collaboration with designers Julinka Ebhart, and Will Yates Johnson, created exactly that, and called it Space Replay. Butterflies Remember What They Learned as Caterpillars. On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs - STRIKE! Corrupted Blood incident. THE PIGEONHOLE MAN & THE DEAF (De Hokjesman, afl. De Doven - english subs) How do hard drives work? - Kanawat Senanan. How to Make Donohi: Body Warming Device Used by the Ninja. Welcome to Mystic Island: Home to the Best Serial Stories. Melasse.

The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you - Anthony Hazard. Barbary slave trade. Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design. Boa mistura rejuvinate mexican neighborhood with otomi art. The Gentlemen of Bakongo And Their Cult Of Elegance. De Urban Campsite, een reizende camping waar kamperen en kunst samenkomen.

Dutch Profiles. A Dream of Glowing Trees Is Assailed for Gene-Tinkering. Artist Uses His Own Body Fat to Make Soap. Extra Credits - MMO Economies - How to Manage Inflation in Virtual Economies. SkywayMyWay - Minneapolis Skyway Map. 10 Of The World's Most Unusual Towns. 10 Bizarre Hypothetical Forms Of Government. The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214.

Extra Credits: Gamification. Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230. Smallest organisms. $9M Bitcoin haul buried in U.K. rubbish tip - Nov. 29, 2013. The Firebombing of Tokyo. List of largest buildings in the world. Krakatoa. List of longest-living organisms. Magnetic movie. How to Make an Attractive City. Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich.