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The 50 best documentaries of all time

The 50 best documentaries of all time | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Get back to reality with our ranked list of the best documentaries ever made. (The 50 best documentaries of all time: http://t.co/7HRohHLgcZ)
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Disney Channel Worldwide (via Public) / Disney Channel Debuts ‘Free Period,’ A Collection of Original Short-Form Movies, Exclusively Available on Disney Channel Digital Platforms (press release)

Disney Channel Debuts ‘Free Period,’ A Collection of Original Short-Form Movies, Exclusively Available on Disney Channel Digital Platforms (press release)
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NASA Captures Details of a Rocket Test With Its New Camera

NASA Captures Details of a Rocket Test With Its New Camera | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
You’ve never truly seen what a rocket plume looks like. They are extremely bright and therefore, have never been photographed properly and unless you want to stare directly into one, it’ll be nearly impossible to imagine. Although that’s difficult, considering there haven’t been cameras that could capture its image before.
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What Are the Most Stolen Books? Bookstore Lists Feature Works by Murakami, Bukowski, Burroughs, Vonnegut, Kerouac & Palahniuk

What Are the Most Stolen Books? Bookstore Lists Feature Works by Murakami, Bukowski, Burroughs, Vonnegut, Kerouac & Palahniuk | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it


In 1971, Abbie Hoffman published his countercultural how-to/”hip Boy Scout handbook,” Steal This Book. Since then, millions of people have queued up to pay for it. Did they misread the very clear instruction in the title?
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Watch a Huge Swarm of Machines Pave a Road in Russia

Watch a Huge Swarm of Machines Pave a Road in Russia | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
There are so many dump trucks and pavers and road rollers paving Moscow’s Tverskaya Street in this time lapse that it looks like a massive swarm of machines have taken over Russia. The smaller road rollers look and move a lot like the little planes that launch from the mothership (which, in this case would be the dump trucks).
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Four Video Essays Explain the Mastery of Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (RIP)

Four Video Essays Explain the Mastery of Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (RIP) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it


With each film he made, the internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami left critics grasping for superlatives, and his death this past Monday has challenged them to find ways to fully describe the distinctive nature of his cinematic mastery.
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Most Anticipated, Too: The Great Second-Half 2016 Nonfiction Book Preview - The Millions

Most Anticipated, Too: The Great Second-Half 2016 Nonfiction Book Preview - The Millions | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Break out the beach umbrellas and the sun block. It’s shaping up to be a very hot summer (and fall!) for new nonfiction.
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Watch this side-by-side video of Los Angeles in the 1940s and today

Watch this side-by-side video of Los Angeles in the 1940s and today | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
A drive through downtown Los Angeles in the 1940s and today. Spoiler: Less traffic then! Uglier now!
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Zero Days, a documentary about cyberwar

Zero Days, a documentary about cyberwar | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it


Alex Gibney, the documentary filmmaker who directed the awesome Going Clear (on Scientology) as well as films about Enron and Wi
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Take a look inside Ansel Adams' amazing Darkroom - DIY Photography

Take a look inside Ansel Adams' amazing Darkroom - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The room in which Ansel Adams created many of his works has to be the absolute ultimate DIY darkroom.  Back then, many things had to be made yourself, as commercially available tools for most of what Ansel wanted or needed to do simply did not exist. In this video from Marc Silber, we’re guided through Ansel’s [...]
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Um mapa literário | Bibliotecário de Babel

Um mapa literário | Bibliotecário de Babel | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Nos últimos anos, à medida que a capital foi sendo invadida por turistas, surgiram muitos livros sobre Lisboa e os seus segredos históricos, gastronómicos, culturais, etc.
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Abbas Kiarostami Dead at 76

Abbas Kiarostami Dead at 76 | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
A year that may be most remembered for the number of monumental artists who passed during its twelve months has just dealt one of its greatest losses: various
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Há arte contemporânea no Parque da Pena

Há arte contemporânea no Parque da Pena | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Foi no dia 25 de junho, no Parque do Palácio da Pena, em Sintra, que inaugurou a exposição coletiva site-specific “Point of View”.
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Edward Wright Creates a List of His 1,000 Favorite Movies: Watch 10 of Them Free Online

Edward Wright Creates a List of His 1,000 Favorite Movies: Watch 10 of Them Free Online | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

There was a time when drawing up a list of your top ten favorite films of all time would suffice to establish yourself as a cinephile. But subsequent generations of ever more obsessive film-lovers have upped the ante — as, even more influentially, have the filmmaker-cinephiles.
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Watch the Beautiful Chemical Reactions Captured in Stunning Microphotography


You don’t have to know your Zn(NO3)2 from your CuSO4 to appreciate these absolutely beautiful videos of chemical reactions created for a site called Beautiful Chemistry.
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Photographer shoots Great Balls of Fire which turn to be a Chinese spaceship reentry - DIY Photography

Photographer shoots Great Balls of Fire which turn to be a Chinese spaceship reentry - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Photographer Ian Norman was out on shooting some night skies photo in Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, California. The photos are gorgeous (as you can see below), which is pretty usual up till now. But some time into the shoot Ian notices a huge fireball over the Sierra Nevada mountains. While Ian’s “big guns” gear was not setup [...]
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MIT made a movie screen that brings 3D to all seats – without the glasses

MIT made a movie screen that brings 3D to all seats – without the glasses | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Seeing 3D movies in theaters isn't my preferred choice for a bunch of reasons, but the glasses definitely rank among its most annoying features. The cheap..
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Um ano da Terra vista do Sol

Um ano da Terra vista do Sol | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
O satélite DSCOVR está posicionado de forma contínua entre a Terra e o Sol, tendo uma visão permanente do lado iluminado do nosso planeta. Passado um ano, nada melhor que um vídeo que nos mostra como seria olhar para a Terra se a estivéssemos a ver a partir do Sol.
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The Big Book of Science Fiction is 1,100 pages of sci-fi history

The Big Book of Science Fiction is 1,100 pages of sci-fi history | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
As the title suggests, The Big Book of Science Fiction is a big book. I haven’t felt this sorry for mail carriers since the last Harry Potter novel came out. Weighing in at over 1,100 page
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History of Cartography: Volumes One, Two, and Three

History of Cartography: Volumes One, Two, and Three | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
A website for free access to the History of Cartography, Volumes One, Two, and Three, in PDF format.
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Photographer chased storms for 18 days over 20,000 miles to make this epic timelapse - DIY Photography

Photographer chased storms for 18 days over 20,000 miles to make this epic timelapse - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The amount of ridiculously good timelapses coming out this year that are putting the rest of us to shame is just getting crazy. Still, we can’t help but watch in awe and admire. In Mike Olbinski’s 6 minute video, Vorticity, we’re taken on a whirlwind journey (quite literally) covering 18 days of storm chasing, 20,000 miles through nine [...]
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Watch MEMORY presents: Program No. 1 Online | Vimeo On Demand

MEMORY Presents: Program No.1 is a 75 minute program of never-before-seen-short films, and award-winners from Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, Telluride and more. Program…
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