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Through Organic Sculptural Furniture, Artist Nacho Carbonell Channels the Sensual Details of the Mediterranean | Colossal

JUNE 29, 2022. GRACE EBERT “One-Seater Concrete Tree” (2022), metal mesh, cork, steel, concrete, light fittings, 139 3/4 x 74 3/4 x 112 1/4 inches. All images courtesy of Carpenters Workshop Gallery Evoking the textures and colors of his native Valencia, … Continue reading

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For the Birds: 33 Artists and Designers Reimagine Avian Architecture at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden | Colossal

JUNE 27, 2022. GRACE EBERT Olalekan Jeyifous’s “Birdega,” wool and metal, 16 x 16 x 16 inches. All images by Liz Ligon, © Brooklyn Botanic Garden A bright blue bodega, clustered wooden complexes, and a classic design emblazoned with a Swiss … Continue reading

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Why can’t we do this?

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75 foot water slide at an Airbnb in Lake Lure, NC! | @galen.avl 

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10 years to transform the future of humanity — or destabilize the planet | TED

“For the first time, we are forced to consider the real risk of destabilizing the entire planet,” says climate impact scholar Johan Rockström. In a talk backed by vivid animations of the climate crisis, he shows how nine out of … Continue reading

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Could used beer yeast be the solution to heavy metal contamination in water? – ScienceBlog.com

June 13, 2022 MIT A new analysis by researchers at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) has found that inactive yeast could be effective as an inexpensive, abundant, and simple material for removing lead contamination from drinking water supplies. … Continue reading

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Luxuriant Tufted Portraits by Artist Simone Saunders Exude Black Joy | Colossal

JUNE 7, 2022. GABRIELLE LAWRENCE “Excellence” (2021), hand-tufted velvet, acrylic, and wool yarn on rug warp, 152.4 x 152.4 x 1.5 centimeters. All images © Simone Saunders Simone Saunders’ love-based practice adds its own texture to the magic of Black … Continue reading

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The healing power of music – How does music impact us? | DW Documentary

Music affects all levels of the human brain, and directly affects our emotions. Music shapes us in the womb, touches us deeply and can even drive us to perform at our peak. And it can help us to live healthier … Continue reading

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Man Spends $16K on Lifelike Dog Costume to “Become an Animal” | My Modern Met

By Sara Barnes on May 31, 2022 It’s not cake…but it’s not actually a dog either. You might be a dog lover, but have you ever adored a breed so much that you want to be it? A man named … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Planet: TV show asked us to explore what weather the dinosaurs lived through | The Conversation

Apple TV+, CC BY-NC-SA Yes, dinosaurs really did survive in snow – we simulated the Cretaceous climate to prove it. When conjuring up images of when dinosaurs ruled the planet we often think of hot and humid landscapes in a world … Continue reading

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