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What Colour Is This Dress? (solved with science)

Share this video for the sake of the human race!! Get the AsapSCIENCE Book: http://asapscience.com/book Subscribe! bit.ly/asapsci Written by Mitchell Moffit ...
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[Kiruna, Sweden] Kjellander + Sjöberg’s Swedish Urban Block to Increase “Civic Dialogue”

[Kiruna, Sweden]  Kjellander + Sjöberg’s Swedish Urban Block to Increase “Civic Dialogue” | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it

Architects: Kjellander + Sjöberg Architects
Location: Kiruna, Sweden
Architect In Charge: Stefan Sjöberg
Design Team: Pontus Nilsson, Joel Yngvesson, Alessandro Macaluso
Area: 2000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Kjellander + Sjöberg


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ISIL's war on art across the cradle of civilisation

ISIL's war on art across the cradle of civilisation | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
World watches in horror images of destruction of priceless artefacts in Iraq's second oldest museum in Mosul.
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Stop calling for a Muslim Enlightenment, by Christopher de Bellaigue

Stop calling for a Muslim Enlightenment, by Christopher de Bellaigue | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
The long read: After every terror attack the call rings out for the Muslim world to become modern. But as Christopher de Bellaigue writes, Muslims have strenuously engaged with all that is new for hundreds of years
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Photographie | Mothmeister

Photographie | Mothmeister | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
The photographs and costuming weirdness of Mothmeister.
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Instagram: http://instagram.com/mothmeister 

Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/ca-fr/shop/mothmeister ;

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SkyscraperPage.com

SkyscraperPage.com | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
Skyscraper enthusiast website featuring buildings database, discussion forum and skyscraper diagrams.
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Insolite | 23 Unbelievable Facts About Our Understanding Of Time

Insolite | 23 Unbelievable Facts About Our Understanding Of Time | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
Time has always perplexed the human race. We’ve tried to define it, track it, and measure it since the emergence of civilization. However, facts like these listed here show us how distorted our perception of time can be and how much we still need to learn about the fourth dimension. 1. Cleopatra lived closer to …
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Lessons in Canadiana from the rejected flags of 1964

Lessons in Canadiana from the rejected flags of 1964 | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
People really wanted to help Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson find a new flag — and they poured their hearts into their designs.
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An obsession - brutal, beautiful bus stop design of the former Soviet states

UPDATE: October 2014 Great news! Signed a deal with the fabulous designers and publishers FUEL out of the UK. They are now working on version 2. In addition to…
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The Quebec nationalist who designed Canada's flag

The Quebec nationalist who designed Canada's flag | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
Fifty years later, Jacques St-Cyr—who designed that single-leaf concept and now national icon—may finally get his due
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Les robots font le premier pas vers la reconnaissance de leurs droits

Les robots font le premier pas vers la reconnaissance de leurs droits | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it

 

L'Association du droit des robots échange sur les textes de loi à mettre en place concernant la robotique. Au programme : voitures intelligentes, drones et intelligence artificielle. ...

 


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Etre ou ne pas être Charlie : les hashtags en chiffres

Etre ou ne pas être Charlie : les hashtags en chiffres | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
Sur Twitter, il y a ceux qui sont Charlie, et il y a les autres. Une infographie recense les différents hashtags utilisés depuis l'attentat de mercredi dernier.
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The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress | WIRED

The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress | WIRED | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
Not since Monica Lewinsky was a White House intern has one blue dress been the source of so much consternation. (And yes, it’s blue.) The fact that a single image could polarize the entire Internet into two aggressive camps is, let’s face it, just another Thursday. But for the past half-day, people across social media…
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What Colors Are This Dress?

What Colors Are This Dress? | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
There's a lot of debate on Tumblr about this right now, and we need to settle it. This is important because I think I'm going insane.
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ISIS Burns Mosul Library, Destroying over 8,000 Historic Books

ISIS Burns Mosul Library, Destroying over 8,000 Historic Books | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) burned down the Mosul public library, which was home to over 8,000 rare books and manuscripts.
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350 years of publishing from the world's oldest science journal– in pictures

350 years of publishing from the world's oldest science journal– in pictures | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
The world’s oldest scientific journal, Philosophical Transactions, has entered its 350th year. To mark the occasion, the Royal Society has opened its archives to showcase some of its most ground-breaking papers
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What's Wrong With a Little Free Library?

What's Wrong With a Little Free Library? | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
All over America, people have put small "give one, take one" book exchanges in front of their homes. Then they were told to tear them down.
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What ISIS Really Wants

What ISIS Really Wants | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.
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16th-Century Netherlandish Carved Prayer Nuts

16th-Century Netherlandish Carved Prayer Nuts | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
16th-Century Netherlandish prayer nuts are intricately carved wood items of devotion, and when one is closed it looks like an elaborate nut. These sym...
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Histoire | Les conclaves et leurs mystères

Histoire | Les conclaves et leurs mystères | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it

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Philippe Boutry, président de l’Université Paris I- Panthéon Sorbonne      

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National Flag of Canada Day: A look at the forgotten runners-up to the beloved Maple Leaf

National Flag of Canada Day: A look at the forgotten runners-up to the beloved Maple Leaf | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
Fearing that Canada would soon by symbolized by a hated three-leaf banner favoured by PM Lester Pearson, citizens across the country submitted their own flag designs
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A Black Mississippi Judge's Breathtaking Speech To 3 White Murderers

A Black Mississippi Judge's Breathtaking Speech To 3 White Murderers | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
Judge Carlton Reeves sentenced three young white men in the murder of an innocent black man. But first, he had something to tell them.
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On the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag, design deserves credit

On the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag, design deserves credit | Archivance - Miscellanées | Scoop.it
As Canada's Maple Leaf flag turns 50 on Feb. 15, recalling the political history behind its adoption shouldn't be allowed to overshadow its design excllence
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