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The Ocean Cleanup Conceptualizes Its Third Massive Apparatus to Remove Trash from the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ | Colossal

SEPTEMBER 22, 2022. GRACE EBERT Sadly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a wide swath of ocean between the U.S. coast and Japan is an enormous vortex of trash. A gyre, or system of currents, surrounds the area and sucks … Continue reading

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Tesla Made an X-Ray of His Own Foot With a Machine He Designed | My Modern Met

By Jessica Stewart on September 26, 2022 Left: Martin van Meytes, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons / Right: via Radiographics Did you know that Tesla experimented with x-ray technology? Inventor Nikola Tesla is famous for his work with electricity and … Continue reading

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Building With Apartments Floating Over Water Like the Bow of a Ship | My Modern Met

By Kirsten Miller on September 26, 2022 Photo: Ossip Van Duivenbode Would you live in this apartment building? Large buildings can sometimes look like man-made mountains, concrete and steel structures taking us one step closer to the sky. Amsterdam‘s latest housing … Continue reading

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The world’s first planetary defense test mission | Thomas Zurbuchen

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Betty Blue 09. Zorg et Betty

Betty Blue is a 1986 French film. Its original French title is 37° 2 le matin, meaning “37.2°C in the morning”. The film was directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix and stars Béatrice Dalle and Jean-Hugues Anglade. It is based on the … Continue reading

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Waterfall Swing

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A Giant Sharpener Creates Playful Pendant Lights That Mimic Colored Pencil Shavings | Colossal

SEPTEMBER 22, 2022. GRACE EBERT All images © Nanako Kume Nanako Kume’s pendant lights would look perfectly at home in an elementary classroom or art studio. The Tokyo-based designer is behind a playful collection of fixtures that layers colored-pencil-style wood … Continue reading

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What is “Nothing”?

[…] This video was inspired by “Levels of Nothing” by Robert Lawrence Kuhn, in the book “The Mystery of Existence: Why is there Anything At All” by John Leslie and Robert Lawrence Kuhn. https://www.wiley.com/en-us/The+Myste… It’s also discussed in “Levels of … Continue reading

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Juana Molina (Live on KEXP from Argentina)

http://KEXP.ORG presents KEXP Live from Argentina, featuring Juana Molina, live at Centro Cultural Kirchner’s Auditorio Nacional in Buenos Aires on Friday, September 23, at 4 PM PT / 8 PM ARG. KEXP Live from Argentina will take place on-air and … Continue reading

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