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I just came upon this documentary Only The Strong Survive Roseland documentary 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzRSYwG5T_U
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technology has domesticated us. as fast as we remake our tools, we remake ourselves. we are...
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Weird, let us not go to war with the plants. watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EcRSKEIucjk
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year unknown Contains first-hand accounts of some of the Western world's first interactions with many of the major plant hallucinogens of the meso and southern Americas including Ayahuasca, Peyote, Psilocybe mexicana, and DMT snuffs (virola snuffs). This is a primary source of the bedrock of modern hallucinogenic research which coupled up...
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In the future there's a bench so smooth that it feels like sitting on water. There people drown in,...
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In the vision, intelligent robots will handle our daily frustrating home routines. But in the...
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Nature has made a determined comeback In the 20 years since Chernobyl's reactor No. 4 turned a...
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"You have asked us, younger ones, to tell you a story," Great Oak said, "but...
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Live feed: A Momentary Flow
Why haven't we evolved...
See on Scoop.it - The future of medicine and health If evolution works by selecting for the most...
 
In my last post I considered the ability of science-fiction – and the impossible objects it...
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At low tide, in an industrial rockpool, an eight-ratcheted Chiton and a Limpet in pinion were...
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An extract from a recent article I wrote for 3quarksdaily.com - Go here for piece in full A face...
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(Homo superstes,...
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by Terrence McKenna This essay first appeared in the fall 1989 issue of Whole Earth...
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Every molecule, atom, in our body... is self-interested... is self-aware, and determined as...
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Before Columbus, Dobyns calculated, the Western Hemisphere held ninety to 112 million people....
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As a kid, books like Wolverton's "The Golden Queen" hit me with extreme force. Therein...
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On lines of similitude languid with reference secondary virtues arise as still Doric...
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You Be The Judge: The Critique • In the past three decades, one-third of the planet’s...
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Oil Fields No. 19 (California) & Bao Steel #7 (Shanghai) These images are meant as metaphors...
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MW - China, Factory For The World: Image #1, EB - Manufacturing #17 (Dehui City, Jilin...
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CJ - Crushed Cars #3 (Tacoma) & Mixed Recycling (Seattle) Exploring around [the United...
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MW - Architecture of Density: Images #a15 & #a101 Hong Kong is one of the most densely...
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EB - Dam #6 (Yangtze River) The Three Gorges Dam is the world’s largest and most powerful...
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EB - Tanggu Port (Tianjin) In one scene [of Manufactured Landscapes] we were in the largest coal...
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Paul Stamets, American mycologist & author, is a passionate believer that mushrooms/funghi,...
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By Murray Bookchin [Originally published in Bookchin’s newsletter Comment in 1964 and republished in the British monthly Anarchy in 1965.] I am posting part of the essay/manifesto (it can be found here in full): In almost every period since the Renaissance, the development of revolutionary thought has been heavily influenced by a branch...
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Apparently neuroaesthetics are the new black, and Professor Raymond Tallis thinks it's wrong....
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Andy Goldsworthy is the zen master of environmental art. His process & work possess a deep...
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Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness: expanding in five hundred...
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Leather Landscape (02003) silicone, acrylic, leather, human hair, clothing, timber from We Are...
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A new book on the influence on art of our ability to perceive depending on the different cultural...
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Freedom of Creation is a design + research company based in Amsterdam. Their designers are...
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What is described by Bernard Huberman as an ‘ecology’ of information ‘characterized by...
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Project:
The great enhancement debate
 
From How supercomputers enhance our understanding of genes Biological functionality is...
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Adolf Loos' Ornament and Crime holds a favourite ammunition of mine in defense of immateriality: I have therefore evolved the following maxim, and pronounce it to the world: the evolution of culture marches with the elimination of ornament from useful objects. How would I define what ornament is today? Ornament, a constant in decoration culture,...
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I was waiting for Mona to drive her VW Beetle through the gate I had opened. We were entering...
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In the 'tricity' of Gdynia-Sopot-Gdansk in Poland there is a suburb with a cathedral, Oliwa...
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It must have been twelve years ago. I was sitting in the Retro Cafe down at Salamanca Place here...
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The posts at emplaced (in What happen to nature?) and the internation initiative (in terrestrials)...
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Biomimicry is a relatively new science that studies models, systems and processes from nature and...
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