Caroline Siede at 7:00 pm Sat, Apr 19, 2014 • 4 It’s good to be back in the Clone Club. The return of Orphan Black quite literally hits the ground running and never lets up in this action-packed, clone-filled premiere. “Nature Under Constraint And Vexed” reintroduces almost every major player from season one, readjusts the show’s antagonistic forces, and ends with a bombshell reveal. I’m not convinced it’s a pace the show can maintain for the entire season, but it’s a hell of a fun way to jump back into the world of Orphan Black. Read the rest
Ink Tank - Make words not warThe ten greatest short story writers of the twenty-first century? What, we scoff, only ten? After all, the century’s fourteen already – that’s enough time to compile a list twice as long as this one! However, we’re going to restrict ourselves to ten because we’re also interested in your input: which story writers have blown your mind since the big Y2K? Leave your comments below!CogDogRoo - Web 2.0 Gem StartersPrecious Web 2.0 Gems (return) Web Gems Starter List Each one of the "gems" listed here was recommended by an educator or someone who works in this field (or me!). They were selected as ones that are perhaps not as widely known as the Big Rocks like Flickr, del.icio.us, etc. Your goal here is not to analyze them all, just find one quickly that piques your interest.
Glasses Fitted With Speakers & Scent Emitters Could Improve Your Social LifeSimply called the Sound Perfume glasses, this eyewear is able to send out sounds and smells that are unique to the person you meet. Created by researchers from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, these glasses aim to make face-to-face encounters more pleasurable and memorable. The Sound Perfume glasses are equipped with infrared sensors and built-in speakers and scent emitters. When the glasses detect someone else wearing a pair of Sound Perfume glasses nearby, a message containing your name, contact number, unique sounds and odor are transmitted to the person. In return, you will also receive the other person’s information, sounds and scent. All the information can be stored on a mobile phone, so when the user walks past the location, the sound and smell of the other person can be triggered to evoke a multi-sensory memory of the encounter.
Post-it - Wall of LoveDesign Art Cartoons Cars About Follow RSS Advertise Search Post-it - Wall of Love - /by @42concepts . Written by Thomas Baekdal | Thursday, August 04, 2011China expat and traveller community blogFood No CNY is complete without a few plates of jiǎozi, particularly if you're in the North. And while you can certainly just hop down to the supermarket and pick up a package of frozen dumplings, making your own is a whole lot more rewarding. If you're not fortunate enough to have Chinese in-laws to lend a hand, constructing the suckers can be a bit of a challenge. Jen at Tiny Urban Kitchen has a great step-… I danced and filmed all over, including: Beijing, Chengdu, Xi'An, Lhasa (Tibet), Yangshuo, Zhangjiajie, Shanghai, Feng Huang, and Hong Kong.SEAN WILENTZYesterday, Columbia Records announced the publication in October of SW’s new book, 360 Sound. Advance order Amazon, B&N
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Michael Gallagher: More Than the Art of Video GamesThis week, the Smithsonian American Art Museum will launch The Art of Video Games exhibit exploring the forty-year evolution of video games. The exhibition showcases some of the industry's most artistically compelling games, as well as the gaming systems that have brought these games to life for players of all ages. The exhibit will also feature some of the most influential artists and designers of game technology, from early pioneers like David Theurer to contemporary designers like Jenova Chen. This exhibit will completely change the way many conceptualize video games; not just as a form of entertainment, but as an artistic medium with unique storytelling capabilities.
What Do I Need to Do After Losing My Wallet?Good points if you know your wallet is really gone, but 90% of the time, a lost wallet means I misplaced it and it's always going to turn up in the oddest place. Best thing to do is not carry a lot of 'identity theft' stuff in your wallet, in the first place: -Obviously, no one should carry their Social Security card, memorize the number and keep your SS card in a safe.
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