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brucesterling:

*Forty-five years ago today

brucesterling:

*Forty-five years ago today

It’s like music, you have the sheet music but then you play it and there’s different rhythms to it — there’s different things you hear — there’s things you hear for the first time," he says. "The mistakes are the best part, sometimes.

Denzel Washington on performing A Raisin in the Sun every night  (via nprfreshair)

”The wisdom of not knowing.”
Jacob Barnett speaking at TEDxTeen.

A Live View from the International Space Station

wildcat2030:

Human v 1.1 Hotfix Patch- this is the beginning 

wildcat2030:

Human v 1.1 Hotfix Patch- this is the beginning 

artandsciencejournal:

Visualizing the Beauty of Mathematics

In the above video you can see an equation, the visualization or blueprint of the equation in motion, and then the tangible object it represents. This shows that our world can be defined and examined, merely by combining numbers, symbols and concepts.

For non-mathematicians (or maths enthusiasts), equations appear daunting, let alone even considered for any aesthetic qualities. The project “Beauty of Mathematics” by Yann Pineill & Nicolas Lefaucheux, take these equations, and animate them to show their true image; that these equations depict movement, describe snowflakes, or create a masterpiece of computer technology. Just like we read artworks, equations are also meant to be interpreted for their meaning, but not everyone is trained to read equations. The project reads the equations for us, translates them if you will, and we are then able to relate a series of numbers and symbols to objects in our daily lives.

It is a wonderful way to begin the process of getting others interested in becoming versed in the language of mathematics. For, “mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music.” - Bertrand Russell

-Anna Paluch

(Source: airows, via wildcat2030)

Lucid dreaming made easier with the Aurora EEG headband

wildcat2030:

See on Scoop.it - Cyborg Lives
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iWinks aims to make lucid dreaming easier and more fun with the dream-enhancing Aurora headband, using EEG sensors and other hardware to detect when a sleep…
nprfreshair:

Here comes the sun (scoobie doobie)
Have a nice weekend!
George Harrison’s original lyrics to Here Comes the Sun
via Classic Pics

nprfreshair:

Here comes the sun (scoobie doobie)

Have a nice weekend!

George Harrison’s original lyrics to Here Comes the Sun

via Classic Pics

artandsciencejournal:

A Form of Happiness: Dopamine

We have all felt the rush and experienced the feeling of happiness, and Speculative Design artist Jessica Charlesworth, along with her husband, Product Designer Tim Parsons, has made it tangible. The couples’ A Form of Happiness project has masterfully resulted in their creation of a wood and magnetic representation of the neurotransmitter responsible for releasing the chemical that fuels our desire for happiness. The effects of the organic chemical, dopamine, are likened to the euphoric feeling and pleasurable physical reaction to things such as searching through sale racks while shopping, enjoying a delicious meal, or the pleasure received from engaging in sexual activity.

A Form of Happiness, displayed as the physical model of dopamine, is part of a kit that allows user to assemble the wooden pieces into the chemical compound strand. Each part is held together by embedded neodymium magnets. The kit includes examples of the various roles that the physical piece could take on and provides a more vivid display of what occurs during moments when dopamine is released. Charlesworth and Parsons pose the question, ‘What makes you happy?’ and while the answers will vary by person, as their model and kit prove, the feeling is the same for everyone. Happiness is a simple chemical reaction we seek it throughout life; a chemical bit of magic. 

Visit Jessica Charlesworth’s Portfolio

- Lee Jones