Category Archives: CULTURE

Fingerpainting Doesn’t Mean What It Used To. Check Out These Amazing Works!

Spanish artist Jaime Sanjuan Ocabo creates detailed and lifelike (though slightly surreal) images using only an iPad and his fingertips. Just like traditional painting methods, Ocabo builds up layers to create his paintings, beginning with the basics and adding more and more (and more!) detail as the painting evolves. He creates still-life paintings, portraits and landscapes, all which look real enough to touch, but each with a surrealist twist. Solid objects have liquid, splashy edges, while liquids hold their […]

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One Man Transformed A Teeny Tiny Patio Into Awesomeness. Wait Til You See The Result.

If you have to live in an apartment, then you know the agony of owning a small patio or balcony. It’s hard to enjoy the great outdoors when you just have a teeny, tiny portion of it. One man was facing that issue with his small, concrete patio… but decided to do something about it. With some creativity, he was able to design the perfect patio using Sketchup. It didn’t take long for him to design (and build) […]

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You’re More Like The People You Love Than You Know. Just Look.

At first, these photos may look like normal portraits. Upon closer inspection, though, you’ll realize they are so much more. This photo series is a new digital project created by Croatian artist Ino Zeljak. It’s called Metamorfoza. By using photo editing software, Ino explored similarities of those people who are related or are in close relationships. By merging their faces, the artist showed just how similar they truly are. It’s mind-boggling. Brother and sister. Best friends. Sisters. […]

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See This Pond? It’s Hiding A Secret That You’re Going To Absolutely Love…. Trust Me.

Preparing your house and property for the summer months can be a daunting task, especially if you need to perform maintenance on your pools or decks. During the spring, some families even decide to add some new features to their yards to be enjoyed in the warmer months. The pond you see below would be a refreshing and beautiful addition to any home during the summer. With the help of David Pagan Butler, many families are finding a new way […]

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These Foods Will Totally Get You High, Bro. Like, For Real, Dude.

You’d have to be stoned to believe that smoking a banana peel would get you high. Some other websites will fraudulently tell you that. However, the following foods aren’t a bunch of things we wished had the power to make us trip after misplacing our ‘shrooms on a camping trip. These are the real deal. NOTE: We don’t actually advise any of you to try and get high with these foods, but that’s not because it won’t […]

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World Brain is a collection of essays and addresses by the English science fiction pioneer, social reformer, evolutionary biologist and historian H. G. Wells, dating from the period of 1936–1938. Throughout the book, Wells describes his vision of the World Brain: a new, free, synthetic, authoritative, permanent “World Encyclopaedia” that could help world citizens make the best use of universal information resources and make the best contribution to world peace. see more at Wikipedia Check More at […]

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The Elements of Journalism

Updated to incorporate the latest information on current media trends, online media, blogging, and other recent events, a thought-provoking study outlines the main principles of journalism, discussing the ethical and professional issues affecting the work of newspeople, the forces shaping the profession, and the future of journalism. Original. 20,000 first printing. GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“iMA1WhtiRBkC”, 500,400);

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The Talking Book

The Talking Book casts the Bible as the central character in a vivid portrait of black America, tracing the origins of African-American culture from slavery’s secluded forest prayer meetings to the bright lights and bold style of today’s hip-hop artists. The Bible has profoundly influenced African Americans throughout history. From a variety of perspectives this wide-ranging book is the first to explore the Bible’s role in the triumph of the black experience. Using the Bible as a […]

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Masters of Theory

Winner of the the Susan Elizabeth Abrams Prize in History of Science. When Isaac Newton published the Principia three centuries ago, only a few scholars were capable of understanding his conceptually demanding work. Yet this esoteric knowledge quickly became accessible in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when Britain produced many leading mathematical physicists. In this book, Andrew Warwick shows how the education of these “masters of theory” led them to transform our understanding of everything from […]

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

Based on the series produced for the BBC World Service Who thought up paper money? How did the contraceptive pill change the face of the legal profession? Why was the horse collar as important for human progress as the steam engine? How did the humble spreadsheet turn the world of finance upside-down? The world economy defies comprehension. A continuously-changing system of immense complexity, it offers over ten billion distinct products and services, doubles in size every fifteen […]

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