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After Drugs and Guns, Art Theft Is the Biggest Criminal Enterprise in the World

After Drugs and Guns, Art Theft Is the Biggest Criminal Enterprise in the World | Media, Art, Culture and Technology | Scoop.it

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston is offering a $5 million reward for the return of 13 pieces of art stolen in 1990, including Landscape wtih an Obelisk by Govert Flinck.

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This Newsweek article covering a three-day conference held at New York University Law School last month called “Art Crime and Cultural Heritage: Fakes, Forgeries, and Looted and Stolen Art.”

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What Does Color Smell Like?

What Does Color Smell Like? | Media, Art, Culture and Technology | Scoop.it
That color and smell have a sensory connection is long-established, but there's debate about whether associating the smell of strawberries with red or smoke with black is something structured in ou...
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Colorado crime levels see little change since marijuana legalization – study

Colorado crime levels see little change since marijuana legalization – study | Media, Art, Culture and Technology | Scoop.it
Less than six months into the experiment that Colorado took up by legalizing marijuana, state officials have released new data indicating that crime has fallen across a number of demographics since January 1.
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This study shows that there is a positive correlation between prohibition and crime. But of course it's early in order to say this by looking to bimonthly results. I' m wondering what's going to happen in upcoming years.

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Study: ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Lift Mood & Increase Compassion Over The Long Term

Study: ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Lift Mood & Increase Compassion Over The Long Term | Media, Art, Culture and Technology | Scoop.it
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Bitcoin and Europe: a complicated but promising relationship

Bitcoin and Europe: a complicated but promising relationship | Media, Art, Culture and Technology | Scoop.it
Pamir Gelenbe, a VC and co-founder of CoinSummit, discusses how bitcoin entrepreneurship can be stimulated in Europe.
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Bunny Yeager, Pinup Portraitist, Dies at 85

Bunny Yeager, Pinup Portraitist, Dies at 85 | Media, Art, Culture and Technology | Scoop.it
Ms. Yeager, a former model herself, produced famed innocently sexual images of the pinup era.
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Snowflakes, night city and other things: My technique for snowflakes shooting

Snowflakes, night city and other things: My technique for snowflakes shooting | Media, Art, Culture and Technology | Scoop.it
snowflake macro capture shot optical addon Helios photo technique tutorial
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Amazing photos of snowflakes taken with a point and shoot camera taped to an old lens by Russian photographer Alexander Kljatov. His works said that you don't always need expensive equipments to take photos. If you have an old camera like Zenit and it's old lens you can make your own professional work with them. Just being creative is enough!

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