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To Scale: The Solar System on Vimeo

On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in…
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The value of information graphics in reality…

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Chris Harrison | Acoustic Barcodes

Chris Harrison | Acoustic Barcodes | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
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Sound iD: sonic signatures.

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Lockpickers 3-D Print TSA Master Luggage Keys From Leaked Photos

Lockpickers 3-D Print TSA Master Luggage Keys From Leaked Photos | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Another lesson in why you should never show pictures of sensitive keys on the Internet.
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The importance of image…

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Epson Dual arm robot - YouTube

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…looking good but not sure about the praying mantis head style  ~8)

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Clever Volkswagen Ads Use Punctuation Marks To Promote Brake Feature - DesignTAXI.com

Clever Volkswagen Ads Use Punctuation Marks To Promote Brake Feature - DesignTAXI.com | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
To promote the brake feature of its new 'Passat' model, Volkswagen has unveiled clever print ads that use punctuation marks to humorous...
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Attention to detail creates desire…

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Andre Bratten - Attack Magazine

Andre Bratten - Attack Magazine | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Ahead of a rare London appearance this Thursday night, the Norwegian producer gives us a studio tour, including an explanation of his love/hate relationship with his drum machine.

Andre Bratten plays live at XOYO, London this Thursday, May 14th. Tickets …
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Like the wall panels …great studio

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6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation

6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Reward employees with time to think, while providing them with the structure they need.

Via jean-luc scherer, The Future Shapers
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Creativity gains access - innovation pays the bills...

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The Future Shapers's curator insight, May 11, 2015 3:01 AM

Some nice pointers here from Soren Kaplan on building a culture of innovation...

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Creating a culture of innovation requires having intent, unstructured working patterns and reflection, among others.

Pierre Turkiewicz's curator insight, May 11, 2015 7:02 AM

side note: even better to let employees reward themselves. They don't need parental supervision.

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▶ Could This Robot Chef Change The Future Of Cooking? - YouTube

Like John Torode and Gregg Wallace at the end of an invention test, Moley Robotics wants you to stop cooking. The UK company has unveiled what it claims is t...
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"Waiter, I can't eat this food, it's terrible."
Waiter: "Well its no good complaining to me, I won't eat it either." 

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List: What Your Favorite ’80s Band Says About You.

List: What Your Favorite ’80s Band Says About You. | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
[Originally published July 5, 2011.]
- - - Tears For Fears: You have used whiteout on a pair of white loafers.
Art of Noise: You have been pa...
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So it's the B-52s right ~8)

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▶ CD Shattering at 170,000FPS! - The Slow Mo Guys - YouTube

Gav and Dan present the SLOWEST EVER episode of the slow mo guys by spinning a disc at 23,000RPM and filming it shatter at a whopping 170,000 frames per seco...
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What's not to love…...

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▶ Perfume Live 「STORY(SXSW-MIX)」 from "SXSW 2015" - YouTube

2015年3月17日(現地時間)、アメリカ テキサス州オースティンで開催された 「SXSW 2015」に初出演したPerfume。 SXSW Asia RepのYouTubeチャンネルにて、生中継された未発表楽曲「STORY (SXSW-MIX)」を、好評につき、1ヶ月限定でPerfumeオフィシャル YouTu...
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The new Kraftwerk generation…

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LRB · John Lanchester · The Robots Are Coming: The robots are coming

LRB · John Lanchester · The Robots Are Coming: The robots are coming | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
In 1996, in response to the 1992 Russo-American moratorium on nuclear testing, the US government started a programme called the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative. The suspension of testing had created a need to be able to run complex computer simulations of how old weapons were . . .
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We're already here…

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Notes on Art & Fear

Notes on Art & Fear | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it

“Talent may get someone off the starting blocks faster, but without a sense of direction or a goal to strive for, it won’t count for much”

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Elements of truth…

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LOGO GYM

LOGO GYM | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Send yours Initiated by Studio Dumbar
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I like Puma…

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A Taxonomy of Innovation

A Taxonomy of Innovation | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
A Taxonomy of Innovation
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Interesting interactive innovation resource...

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Pathways Project

Pathways Project | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
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A revealing project... fascinating

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Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry Teach Us Windows 95

Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry Teach Us Windows 95 | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Microsoft hired Friends stars Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry to teach the world about Windows 95.
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A Windows 95 adventure… 

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Wittgenstein: Reality is shaped by the words we use

Wittgenstein: Reality is shaped by the words we use | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Using a triangle, Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein explains how reality is shaped by the words we use.
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“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write,” said Alvin Toffler in Rethinking the Future, “but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

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What is the Oxford comma and why do people care so much about it?

What is the Oxford comma and why do people care so much about it? | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
The Oxford (or serial) comma is the final comma in a list of things. For example: Please bring me a pencil, eraser, and notebook. The Oxford comma comes right after eraser. Use of the Oxford comma is stylistic, meaning that some style guides demand its use while
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The tweet example is in the zone...

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'Not even God is a director of creativity' | Advertising news | Campaign

'Not even God is a director of creativity' | Advertising news | Campaign | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
'Not even God is a director of creativity'. Campaign, first for advertising & creative news
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"The future is only imagination"

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THE GREAT LEAP BACKWARDS | davetrott | Campaign

  In 1957, a billion Chinese were going hungry. Mao Zedong couldn’t admit this was because of the failings of his communist agricultural
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Work, rest and PLAY... empathy is what it's all about

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The Ten ‘Commandments’ of Sushi — Gone — Medium

The Ten 'Commandments' of Sushi - Gone - Medium
Or, why a smelly, low-ceilinged Tokyo joint beats a high-end raw fish palace
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Something the Robots will never be able to do…

Great illustrations by: Chie Ushio

 

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Game theory made real by Experimental Jetset

Game theory made real by Experimental Jetset | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it

Game Theory Model

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Another fine example of visual thinking from Experimental Jetset

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Gazette Topic | Experience

Gazette Topic | Experience | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
Experience is a series of interviews with Harvard faculty covering the reasons they became teachers and scholars, and the personal journeys, missteps included, behind their professional success.
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"Search until you find a passion…" Experience value exchange

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SanDisk 200GB microSD card - First look ahead of UK release (Wired UK)

SanDisk 200GB microSD card - First look ahead of UK release (Wired UK) | Universal curiosity, appreciation and imagination. | Scoop.it
WIRED.co.uk checks out SanDisk's 200GB microSD at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
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Then: 1985 - my 1st computer: 4Mb RAM / 40mb ROM
Now: 2015 - my mobile: SanDisk 200GB microSD card
- incredible...

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