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Culture Thrives in a Former Madrid Slaughterhouse - New York Times

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Culture Thrives in a Former Madrid Slaughterhouse
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In August, Madrid Rio's rehabilitation extended the park's pedestrian pathways to Matadero, an evolving complex where spaces continue to open steadily.
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IT Jobs Explained With A Broken Lightbulb [comic]

IT Jobs Explained With A Broken Lightbulb [comic] | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Do you know what “frontend” really does? Or “ops”? How about “leadgen”?
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The Largest Historical Dictionary of English Slang Now Free Online: Covers 500 Years of the “Vulgar Tongue”

The Largest Historical Dictionary of English Slang Now Free Online: Covers 500 Years of the “Vulgar Tongue” | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
'The three volumes of Green's Dictionary of Slang demonstrate the sheer scope of a lifetime of research by Jonathon Green, the leading slang lexicographer of our time. A remarkable collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the English language, it covers slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day, from all the different English-speaking countries and regions.
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Omnity search engine finds documents relevant to yours — regardless of language

Omnity search engine finds documents relevant to yours — regardless of language | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
With the amount of published research, patents, white papers and other written knowledge out there, it's hard to be even reasonably sure you're aware of the..
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Techie Working at Home Creates Bigger Archive of Historical Newspapers (37 Million Pages) Than the Library of Congress

Techie Working at Home Creates Bigger Archive of Historical Newspapers (37 Million Pages) Than the Library of Congress | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Not to make light of an existential crisis in journalism and the public trust---a disturbing development. Cynicism threatens to erode the very foundations of... well, ring your own alarm bell.
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Hollywood transforma o Ubuntu num Linux digno dos filmes

Hollywood transforma o Ubuntu num Linux digno dos filmes | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
A ideia do que um hacker faz no computador está profundamente deturpada por décadas de filmes de Hollywood; mas agora podemos vingar-nos com uma ferramenta simples que deixará qualquer pessoa impressionada, transformando qualquer Ubuntu num terminal "à filme".
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digital chaos theory: we live in a world we no longer understand

digital chaos theory: we live in a world we no longer understand | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
As a techie, my job would is basically science fiction to the oldest generation still with us today because essentially, I turn math into intangible solutions for real world problems. Even weirder…
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How the Circle Line rogue train was caught with data

How the Circle Line rogue train was caught with data | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
The MRT Circle Line was hit by a spate of mysterious disruptions in recent months, causing much confusion and distress to thousands of commuters. Like most of my colleagues, I take a train on the…
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Visual connections between art pieces

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A Google Arts & Culture Experiment, X Degrees of Separation shows a path of visual connections between two art pieces of your choosing.

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The Swagger is my favorite new toy

The Swagger is my favorite new toy | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
The company that invented the Swagway hover-board came out with an electric scooter called The Swagger and I love it.  This zippy, carbon fiber toy weighs only 15 lbs, is easily carried and has a s…
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Zooniverse

Researchers from Toledo Zoo in Ohio, USA need your help to identify animals in thousands of images taken using automated trail cameras. This will help them considerably with their ongoing work in conservation and protection of various species around the world.


The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.

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ICQ: 20 Years Is No Limit! – Dimitry O. Photo

ICQ: 20 Years Is No Limit! – Dimitry O. Photo | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
ICQ is turning 20 (and that is no small potatoes). A whole generation has already grown up with the forerunner of all messengers. For this occasion, we have decided to take a retrospective look at…
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Public safety codes are now free online for all

Public safety codes are now free online for all | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Rogue archivist Carl Malamud writes, “As a so-called rogue archivist, I’m not often the bearer of good news, so I thought folks might be cheered by 3 very positive developments on the o…
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Five years of observations from tandem satellites produce 3D world map of unprecedented accuracy

Five years of observations from tandem satellites produce 3D world map of unprecedented accuracy | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
A pair of satellites operating in tandem for five years have produced a depth map of the planet so exact you could theoretically zoom down to street level and..
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The Whys of Town Size, Location, and Layout #SaturdayMorningCartoons

The Whys of Town Size, Location, and Layout #SaturdayMorningCartoons | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
via Wendover Productions Between Hagerstown and Harrisburg in Pennsylvania are 6 towns, each almost exactly 10 miles apart. This isn’t a planned feature. Almost all medium-sized rural towns i…
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Podcast Out

Podcast Out | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
IT is Monday morning. Each week a fresh batch of NPR podcasts are delivered to my phone: Radiolab, The TED Radio Hour, Hidden Brain, Invisibilia, Note to Self, and Freakonomics Radio. They hope to address the relationship between technology and society: everything from the pace of technological innovation and scientific discovery to the role of risk and equivocality in decision-making.
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Escute rádios. Do mundo todo. Sem um rádio.

Escute rádios. Do mundo todo. Sem um rádio. | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Rádio é algo interessante. É uma mídia com alcance teoricamente infinito, ETs que o digam, mas é eminentemente local. Talvez por isso ele ainda sobreviva em tempos de internet, e este site que permite ouvir rádios do mundo inteiro passa essa sensação, de que estamos vivendo algo… local.
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Fripon is French for Meteorite Hunting

Fripon is French for Meteorite Hunting | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Just a few weeks ago, we reported on a US NASA project to track the path and estimate the size of meteoroids in the sky using a distributed network of a handful of cameras. It turns out that there'
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The Map of Physics

The Map of Physics | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it


In this video, physicist Dominic Walliman explains how all of the various disciplines of physics are related to each other by ar
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The Infinity Wall: projection mapped illusion in the desert night

It was a projection mapper’s dream: a white canvas 30 feet high and wider than a football field. Megavision Arts was able to make the most of it with a dizzying and hypnotic projection mapped…
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What Is Thinking?

Riccardo Manzotti: For most people “consciousness” will have various meanings and include awareness, self-awareness, thinking in language. But for philosophers and neuroscientists the crucial meaning is that of feeling something, having a feeling you might say, or an experience. It’s all very problematic. The truth is that we do not know what consciousness is. That’s why we’re talking about it as a problem.
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Raul Reis convida o mundo a entrar por estas portas

Raul Reis convida o mundo a entrar por estas portas | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
No passado dia 4 de novembro, inaugurou a exposição "Envia-me Cartas" de Raul Reis, um projeto fotográfico que ganhou corpo e está também online.
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He Collected 12,000 Road Maps—Now We’re Discovering Their Secrets

He Collected 12,000 Road Maps—Now We’re Discovering Their Secrets | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Robert Berlo’s obsession with maps and data could help researchers interested in how places have changed with time
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Animatrix-Inspired Projection Mapping on Architecture is Incredible! #ArtTuesday

The Animatrix remains one of my all-time favorite animation compilations, so I was really excited to see this projection mapping work by Kiev-based motion graphics artist Eugene Pylinsky. My favori…
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It Took 15 Months, but all of New Horizons' Data Has Finally Been Downloaded - Universe Today

It Took 15 Months, but all of New Horizons' Data Has Finally Been Downloaded - Universe Today | Tudo o resto | Scoop.it
Finally, the New Horizons team has their entire “pot of gold.” 15 months after the mission’s flyby of the Pluto system, the final bits of science data from
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