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Every year October comes with an increasing number of festivities, recognitions and exhibitions celebrating Hispanics in America — more so during an election year when polls and politicians devote so many resources to try to define what it means to be Hispanic. As we highlight the many complexities of our heritage it's also a time to dig into...
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On the eve of Oct. 11, 2012, the first United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed a group of Girl Scouts commemorating the organization's 100th anniversary. The celebration had been planned far in advance -- but in light of recent events, Secretary Clinton initiated her speech dedicating the...
From lilialuciano
On November 6, as Americans voted President Obama into office for a second term, voters in Washington and Colorado also voted to legalize marijuana, signaling that Americans are slowly opening up to the idea of alternative drug policy. It will take however, a much broader mind-set from the public, more openness from policy-makers, along with...
From lilialuciano
My mother's father was a quiet man, a stark contrast to his wife -- my very opinionated grandmother -- who, at 82, still makes sure her convictions are heard loud and clear. "Luchi," as his friends called him, spent most of his life in Puerto Rico working with horses and was the closest thing to a Puerto Rican "cowboy." He...
From lilialuciano
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“Just when I discovered the meaning of life, they changed it.” George Carlin 1. Where...
From Wildcat
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Suggestion has emerged that life is confined in a box and that the sequential reality is...
From gamma
Win eye talk eye hav ay fyoow cortexes en mi mynd werkyng symultayneeusly: * Letters of words * How I would move my mouth * Sounds I expect to hear from my words * And sometimes a few other cortexes for visual or other abstract representation of the thoughts A cortex is a group of brain cells that are strongly wired to eachother in some...
From BenRayfield
 
Memories is a campaign-collaboration between film director Ayoub Qanir and photographer Albert Ruso...
From Ayoub Qanir
 
Memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Captured on film...
From Ayoub Qanir
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The internet mystery that has the world baffled For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301
From gamma
 
Memories is a campaign-collaboration between film director Ayoub Qanir and photographer Albert Ruso...
From Ayoub Qanir
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The great enhancement debate
 
A new version of the famous double-slit experiment has allowed physicists in Israel to measure...
From gamma
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CONCEPT + DESIGN AYOUB QANIR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SEVENTY SIX HUNDRED TRACKSTER |...
From Ayoub Qanir
 
Film Director Ayoub Qanir Some of filmmaker Ayoub Qanir’s fondest memories are of nights...
From Ayoub Qanir
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In our dreams (writes Coleridge) images represent the sensations we think they cause; we do...
From syncopath
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Avishai Cohen - Avraham Avinu - Live at MÜPA 2011
From gamma
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Often times when I take the metro and sit down on a chair I look at people around me and think,...
From nedzen
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Ayoub Qanir on the cover of Tomorrow Land Magazine 1. Tell us about yourself a little. Where...
From Ayoub Qanir
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Polytopia
 
So dig: in about 20 years we went from knowing rather little about the world beyond what we...
From chris arkenberg
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The only Motion is within stillness. The only Stillness is whithin...
From syncopath
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published here on e-flux by Hito Steyerl Too Much World: Is the Internet Dead? Is the internet dead?1 This is not a metaphorical question. It does not suggest that the internet is dysfunctional, useless or out of fashion. It asks what happened to the internet after it stopped being a possibility. The question is...
From wordofcommand
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From Autotelic
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If one is working from the point of view of getting beauty into one's equation, ... one is on a...
From whiskey
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As Europe Union is facing its most devil crisis on its history, speaking on finance and...
From bicho
 
Now I disappear and die ; in a moment I shall be nothing, for the soul is mortal...
From syncopath
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Welcome to MCB80x from MCB 80x on Vimeo. That will be just two courses lurking here, because...
From gamma
Russians love to steal books and we love to surf free educational resources. What can stop this love affair? Heavy drinking? Diplomacy?
From gamma
Rich Club Network (click to view in 3D); To successfully send a text message, your brain has to compose the wording and coordinate the deft tapping of your thumbs while checking for typos. Solving a simple algebra problem involves the visual cortex — to process the symbols — and the parts of the brain used for computation and...
From gamma
 
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human...
From syncopath
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Polytopia
 
Written by Xaos; Starwalker; Walking The Fine Line I wish to begin this unfoldment by...
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“Integrity is the essence of everything successful.” ― Buckminster Fuller
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A film dealing with the relative size of things in the univers. And the effect of adding another...
From Stef
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Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the...
From syncopath
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Nothing is built on stone; All is built on sand. But we must built as if the...
From syncopath
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The answer comes from the most basic facts about black holes: (1) An observer outside sees...
From BenRayfield
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Read here Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies...
From f.Myles
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Hong Kong's human battery hens: Claustrophobic images show how slum families squeeze their lives...
From gamma
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Just before the beginning of the Syrian crises, I got a Master’s degree in Laboratory Medicine...
From gamma
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Wireless power. It’s less sci-fi sounding than it once was...
From gamma
What is Chaos Theory? The Secret Life of Chaos Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand. It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind...
From gamma
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Government Game Show(GGS). I recently read an article about how Wheel-of-Fortune winners are forced to pay taxes on their winnings before they can collect. Powerball winners pay very high percentage of winnings to state and federal taxes. If the government were to start their own game show, it would bring in revenue two ways. 1. ...
From Autotelic
To your horror, you find yourself inside something like in the Saw movies, and Mr Jigsaw, an expert at making unescapable traps that work as designed, has set up the following experiment... 10 smart people, or 20 dumb people, are going to die before anyone leaves the building. Which group dies depends on a lever which is out of reach of...
From BenRayfield
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The great enhancement debate
 
You know, I was thinking few days ago about the great pyramid of Giza, following an excellent...
From gamma
 
My desire for knowledge is intermittent; but my desire to bathe my head in atmospheres unknown ...
From syncopath
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Article generosity in nature, and how it's beneficial. 1}
From Omegahype
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Money, or any abstract medium of exchange, by its very nature creates a stratified society based...
From Sean Hurley
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Behold ! I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give...
From syncopath
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Recently Bradley Manning received serious jail sentence for revealing war crimes against humanity, humanity in Baghdad at least, and this makes me wonder: is it possible that in physics there is no such thing as "domino effect", no avalanching, no butterfly effect? it just doesn't exit! We need to redo the perceived history of...
From gamma
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