La asociación de altas capacidades empieza sus actividades en Jaca El Consorcio del Túnel de Bielsa-Aragnouet informa que el túnel permanecerá cerrado desde el próximo lunes 28 de abril a las 21.30 horas hasta el martes 29 a las 20.00 horas. El objetivo de este cierre... En la mañana del lunes, se celebrará en Benasque pleno extraordinario del Ayuntamiento con un único punto en el orden del día. Se trata de la realización del sorteo en el que se establezcan quienes deberán... Un millón de euros es el coste que ha asumido la Dirección General de Gestión Forestal del Gobierno de Aragón en la reparación de diversas infraestructuras que quedaron dañadas a consecuencia de las tormentas... El Ayuntamiento de Jaca, que permanecía a la espera de contar con interventor para poder cerrar los informes finales previos a la aprobación del presupuesto, ya podrá cerrarlos y llevarlos a pleno, ya... Este sábado, fallecía en un Hospital de Zaragoza el director de Cáritas Diocesana Barbastro-Monzón, Valentín Ledesma Villas.
Intricate Animal Sculptures Made from Wood Chips Dec 23, 2012 Sergei Bobkov is a talented Russian artist that uses wood chips to create intricate and realistic looking animal sculptures. The first step in the process is to carefully understand the anatomy of a creature. The next step is to create his own wood chips. To do this he shaves 100-150 chips from a solid stick of cedar. He then soaks the fragments in water for several days before beginning to carve. [via My Modern Met, MSN Now, English Russia] Artwork by Sergei Bobkov If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends: De las inteligencias múltiples a la educación personalizada Redes Eduard Punset y su equipo han logrado demostrar que ciencia y entretenimiento se pueden unir para que en este tercer milenio la ciencia, por fin, irrumpa en la cultura popular. El programa se emite en La 2, todos los domingos, a las 21:30 horas; y se repite los domingos, a las 3:15 horas. y en el Canal 24 horas, según el siguiente horario: Los jueves, a las 15:00 horas Los viernes, a las 21:00 horas Los sábados, a las 10:30 horas Hace más de dos décadas, Howard Gardner revolucionó la psicología con su teoría de las inteligencias múltiples. Su trabajo repercutió en la mejora del sistema educativo y le valió un reconocimiento internacional y numerosas distinciones, entre ellas, el premio Príncipe de Asturias de Ciencias Sociales de 2011. En ocasión de la entrega de este galardón, Punset y Gardner protagonizaron un coloquio en Avilés y conversaron sobre las inteligencias múltiples, las nuevas tecnologías y el surgimiento de una manera nueva y personalizada de educar a los niños.
Wood-Chip Sculptures by Sergei Bobkov 53-year-old Sergei Bobkov has patented a unique technique of creating amazing sculptures out of Siberian cedar wood-chips. “It’s not very interesting to do what others can. To create something out of nothing in a completely new way is far more inspiring”. This is how Sergei Bobkov explains the unique form of art that he created. He says many people compare his artworks to taxidermy, because they both look so much like the animals they replicate, but Sergei believes they are as different as light and darkness. Whereas taxidermy is all about death, his wood-chip art symbolizes life. This resident of Kozhany, Russia, has developed his very own technique, that prevents wood-chips from falling apart, in time. Sergey has been doing this for some time now, but he has only created 11 wood-chip sculptures. Even though he was offered $17,000 for his wood-chip eagle.Sergei’s Bobkov declined, saying his rt is not for sale. Photo by Reuters via Daylife Photo by Reuters via Daylife Reddit Stumble
Todos tenemos la capacidad de ser creativos Redes - Los secretos de la creatividad Redes Eduard Punset y su equipo han logrado demostrar que ciencia y entretenimiento se pueden unir para que en este tercer milenio la ciencia, por fin, irrumpa en la cultura popular. El programa se emite en La 2, todos los domingos, a las 21:30 horas; y se repite la madrugada de los domingos y en el Canal 24 horas, según el siguiente horario: Los jueves, a las 15:00 horas Los viernes, a las 21:00 horas Los sábados, a las 10:30 horas Todos poseemos un talento, todos tenemos la capacidad de ser creativos; y la mayoría vivimos sin saberlo, convencidos muchas veces de que el creativo es aquel que sabe componer melodías, o escribir una poesía. Ken Robinson reclama en este capítulo de Redes la necesidad de que en nuestra sociedad existan entornos donde cada uno pueda encontrar la inspiración necesaria para desarrollar su creatividad. La creatividad se aprende igual que se aprende a leer.Ken Robinson “Hay dos grandes fuerzas: la tecnología y la demografía“
Awesome Wood Sculptures by Sergey Bobkov 53-year-old Sergei Bobkov has an amazing unique technique of creating amazing sculptures out of Siberian cedar wood-chips. To create something out of nothing in a completely new way is far more inspiring. To create those artwork, Bobkov has developed his very own technique, that prevents wood-chips from falling apart, in time. After creating about 100-150 chips, from 2-3 inch long cedar stick, he puts them in water for several days. Then, making use of his surgical precision, he carves the chips into any shape he needs, life-size sables, squirrels, owls and so on. Let’s take a look at the following Awesome Wood Sculptures by Sergey Bobkov.
Realistically colorized historical photos make the past seem incredibly real [36 pictures] Over the last couple years, an increasingly popular trend online has been to create and share colorized photos from history. Artists such as Jordan Lloyd, Dana Keller and Sanna Dullaway take intriguing old black-and-white photos and bring them to life with color as if they’d been taken only yesterday. Here are some examples… Unemployed Lumber Worker and His Wife, circa 1939 Testing the Hydrogen Bomb London, 1945 Hindenburg Disaster, 1937 Japanese Archers, circa 1860 View from the Capitol in Nashville, 1864 Audrey Hepburn Albert Einstein in Long Island, 1939 Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels scowls at a Jewish photographer, 1933 Baltimore Slums, 1938 British Troops Board Their Train for the Front, 1939 Oscar II, King of Sweden and Norway, 1880 Walt Whitman, 1887 Mark Twain, circa 1900 Charlie Chaplin, 1916 Elizabeth Taylor, 1956 Country store, 1939 Washington D. Charles Darwin, 1874 Abraham Lincoln, 1865 Theodore Roosevelt Louisville, Kentucky, 1937 Big Jay McNeely, Olympic Auditorium, 1953
Every Day Things Zoomed in at a Microscopic Level Look Trippy All of things in these images exist in the world around you. You may even encounter most of these daily. But when you take something seemingly normal, like an eye lash, it turns alien and strange when you zoom in to a microscopic level. A banana. The surface of a vinyl disc. Velcro. Red blood cells. Used dental floss. The filament of a tungsten lightbulb. A toothbrush. Toilet paper. The foot of a housefly. Sutures. A split human hair. The skin of a spider. Snowflakes. Salt and pepper. Salt. Lice. The edge of a stamp. Pollen. Pencil graphite. Orange juice. Needle and thread. Instant coffee. A human sweat gland. A human eyelash. A guitar string. The foot of a gecko. A football jersey. A flea. Dust. Chocolate. Chalk. A blood clot. Just think. Source
Photos of the Amazing and Gruesome World Under a Microscope I'm sorry if your mom only made you terrible slimy canned brussels sprouts, but you know not of what you speak. They are the best. To each his own, but I have been treated to some very fine fresh recipes prepared by excellent cooks. Some people taste a bitter chemical in brassicas (cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and brussels sprouts) that is flavorless to others.
Incredible Body Paintings By Gesine Marwedel Transform People Into Animals And Organs Gesine Marwedel is a brilliant body painting artist based in Germany who creates both beautiful and terrifying pieces of art right on the models who serve as her living canvases. Marwedel is a master of painting on and with the human form – she can either emphasize it to work with her painting, or eliminate it to let her painting shine through. In both cases, she creates beautiful art that melds together with the people it’s painted on. These aren’t just pretty pictures – Marwedel also believes in the therapeutic qualities of art. More info: gesine-marwedel.de | Facebook
This Traffic Jam Was Stuck In Belgian Forest For 70 Years These spooky apocalyptic images are not a scene from “Walking Dead”, they were actually taken at one of the biggest car cemeteries in the world – the Chatillion Car Graveyard, Belgium. According to an urban legend these cars were left behind by US soldiers from World War II, who could not ship them back to the US so they decided to hide them in a forest until they could come back and retrieve them. The locals disagree and say that it’s simply an old car dump of vehicles made after the WWII. At one point there were four car graveyards in Chatillon with as many as 500 retro vehicles. Unfortunately, most of the cars were stolen or removed by the locals and due to environmental issues the whole graveyards was cleared in 2010. h/t: amusing planet Image credits: Rosanne de Lange Image credits: Theo van Vliet Image credits: Marcel Wiegerinck Image credits: Marcel Wiegerinck Image credits: Marcel Wiegerinck Image credits: Theo van Vliet
Dramatic Fairy Sculptures Dancing With Dandelions By Robin Wight Robin Wight, a UK-based sculptor that works primarily with stainless steel wire, has mastered the creation of enchanting and dynamic fairy sculptures that seem to dance in or struggle against the wind. Wight is very open about the process behind his beautiful fairy creations, describing it in great detail. They involve the creation of a robust steel skeleton that is then wrapped in progressively smaller gauges of wire – the thickest forms the skeleton, the next thickest forms the muscles and body mass, and the finest wraps these muscles to form the skin. As his signature, Wight also buries a stone “heart” at each fairy’s core, sometimes engraving these hearts with messages. A number of them are on display at the Trentham Gardens, but he also creates fairies for private clients. Looks like our readers missed these sculptures when they created this amazing sculpture post! More info: fantasywire.co.uk | Facebook (h/t: colossal)
Post The Most Beautiful Treehouses From All Over The World Almost every child has dreamed of having a treehouse. Some were lucky enough to have one, and some still haven’t lost this dream even if they are grown ups now. So what is it so fascinating about having a shelter up in the trees? Freedom, harmony with nature, wilderness, and most importantly – no rules. Show 6 more Drag Image Tip: image width should be at least 600px Select File Ooops! + add source Post