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10/19/2014 15:09:11

moma:

Futurist Umberto Boccioni, who sought to infuse art with dynamism and energy, was born today in 1882.

[Umberto Boccioni. Unique Forms of Continuity in Space. 1913 (cast 1931)]

moma:

Futurist Umberto Boccioni, who sought to infuse art with dynamism and energy, was born today in 1882.

[Umberto Boccioni. Unique Forms of Continuity in Space. 1913 (cast 1931)]

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10/15/2014 14:31:24

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10/09/2014 17:01:03

 lake tekapo, new zealand, august 2007

 lake tekapo, new zealand, august 2007

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10/09/2014 14:58:20

thebittersweetdistractor:

DAMON ALBARN
Everyday Robots/Strange News From Another Star [Live at Japan’s Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation To Android Audience]

Damon Albarn did a performance at Japan’s Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. The intimate crowd included ,Otonaroid and Telenoid , two androids. (via The Creator’s project)

[From Everyday Robots, out now on Parlophone]

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10/01/2014 15:22:52

npr:

A new study finds that individuals who are least sensitive to bitter compounds consume significantly more vegetables compared with those who are most sensitive.
"What we think [is that] if somebody finds some vegetables too bitter, they sort of generalize to all green vegetables," said researcher Valerie Duffy of the University of Connecticut.
From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love of Bitter May Be In Your Genes
Photo: Claire Eggers for NPR

npr:

A new study finds that individuals who are least sensitive to bitter compounds consume significantly more vegetables compared with those who are most sensitive.

"What we think [is that] if somebody finds some vegetables too bitter, they sort of generalize to all green vegetables," said researcher Valerie Duffy of the University of Connecticut.

From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

Photo: Claire Eggers for NPR

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10/01/2014 15:15:34

skunkbear:

For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried.

The lake (once the fourth largest in the world) has been shrinking since the 1960’s, when the Soviet Union diverted two rivers to provide irrigation for farms. This year a drop in rain and snow levels lowered the water level even more.

(via npr)

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10/01/2014 15:09:26

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09/24/2014 13:53:18

nypl:

Can you tell us how to get to Sesame Street? No seriously, can someone please tell us? One librarian researched extensively to try to find the exact location of Sesame Street in New York City. 

nypl:

Can you tell us how to get to Sesame Street? No seriously, can someone please tell us? One librarian researched extensively to try to find the exact location of Sesame Street in New York City. 

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09/23/2014 16:08:17

(Source: explodingdog)

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09/23/2014 16:08:11

cardboardamerica:

New York World’s Fair 1964-1965
The Unisphere, theme symbol featured at the New York World’s Fair 164-65 and the Mid-Manhattan skyline from across the East River. See both in New York City, “The Wonder City.”

cardboardamerica:

New York World’s Fair 1964-1965

The Unisphere, theme symbol featured at the New York World’s Fair 164-65 and the Mid-Manhattan skyline from across the East River. See both in New York City, “The Wonder City.”

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