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Kepler mission: one in five stars could host a habitable planet

Kepler mission: one in five stars could host a habitable planet | VIM | Scoop.it
NASA has announced the discovery of 833 new Kepler candidate planets, with the latest findings suggesting the number could be in the billions.
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La NASA ha anunciado el descubrimiento de un gran número de planetas similares a la Tierra que son potencialmente habitable para los seres humanos

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Kusama's Self-Obliteration (Jud Yalkut, 1967)

Short film documenting the work and aesthetics of japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

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Definitions of post-photography

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“If the nineteenth century invented photography, the late-twentieth-century began to disinvent it.” — Alan Trachtenberg (115)

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 "Si el siglo XIX inventó la fotografía, a finales del siglo XX comenzó a desinventarla." - Alan Trachtenberg (115)

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Remodelling a Figure in Photoshop

From Gry Garness Beauty Retouching Techniques DVD. http://www.grygarness.com/ for info. Professional retoucher Gry uses warp, puppet-warp and transforms to s...
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LG is making ‘bendable and unbreakable’ OLED display, for useless curved smartphone

LG is making ‘bendable and unbreakable’ OLED display, for useless curved smartphone | VIM | Scoop.it
LG has confirmed that it has begun mass production of a flexible, 6-inch OLED display for smartphones.
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By Design | Impossibly Light, Totally Sleek Handmade Bikes Built by a Tokyo Shipwright

By Design | Impossibly Light, Totally Sleek Handmade Bikes Built by a Tokyo Shipwright | VIM | Scoop.it
Custom-made from Honduras mahogany, Sueshiro Sano’s beautiful two-wheelers have become objects of veneration and, occasionally, scorn.
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Slaves of electricity

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We are slaves of electricity. Without power, your PC, your DVD player, your wireless router, your digital camera, your smartphone -- all computers everywhere would be dead.
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NASA discusses its warp drive research, prepares to create a warp bubble in the lab

NASA discusses its warp drive research, prepares to create a warp bubble in the lab | VIM | Scoop.it
Late last year, it emerged that a small team of NASA researchers were working on warp drive technology in the lab. Led by Harold
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs - Simply Psychology

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Maslow (1954) stated that human motivation is based on people seeking fulfilment and change through personal growth. Maslow described self-actualized people as those who were fulfilled and doing all they were capable of.
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Invention of Love (2010) - Animated Short Film

A love story from the world of gears and bolts. Animated short 2010 (Graduation project) Inspired by Lotte Reiniger works and Antony Lucas's Jasper Morello f...
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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, November 1, 2013 7:24 AM

A love story from the world of gears and bolts.

Animated short 2010 (Graduation project)
Inspired by Lotte Reiniger works and Antony Lucas's Jasper Morello film.

Asil's curator insight, November 3, 2013 5:20 PM

A charming steampunk tale

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's comment, November 3, 2013 7:21 PM
It sure is charming Asil :-)
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Yayoi Kusama: 9 February - 5 June 2012

The nine decades of Yayoi Kusama's life have taken her from rural Japan to the New York art scene to contemporary Tokyo, in a career in which she has continu...

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5 Things I Do To Every Portrait

In this episode I'll show you the 5 things that I do to every portrait in Lightroom 3 and Photoshop CS5.
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the power of Photomanipulation

Adobe Photoshop is simple software can change anything in images you want and gives you everything you need to bring out the best in your digital images

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anything possible. Is anything real anymore?

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Open-air plasma device could revolutionize energy generation, US Navy’s weaponry

Open-air plasma device could revolutionize energy generation, US Navy’s weaponry | VIM | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Missouri have devised a method of creating and launching rings of plasma through open air. Depending on your point of view, this could have significant repercussions for the energy generation and storage industry...
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NASA activates 622 Mbps laser network between the Earth and Moon

NASA activates 622 Mbps laser network between the Earth and Moon | VIM | Scoop.it
Using their new lunar laser link, NASA and MIT have succeeded in beaming data from the Moon at 622 megabits per second.
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The first 3D-printed plastic car is as strong as steel and half the weight

The first 3D-printed plastic car is as strong as steel and half the weight | VIM | Scoop.it
These new 3D-printed cars can use less parts and lighter materials to offer the same functionality and safety with less complexity and energy required. With the Urbee 2, Kor Ecologic is making a small two-passenger vehicle with a 3D-printed exterior.
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MIT’s DarkLight project prepares to finally create dark matter in the lab

MIT’s DarkLight project prepares to finally create dark matter in the lab | VIM | Scoop.it
At MIT, members of the DarkLight project are preparing to create tiny amounts of dark matter using a particle accelerator, to finally prove once and for all just how dark matter operates.
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How Google Glass will usher in an era of superhuman vision

How Google Glass will usher in an era of superhuman vision | VIM | Scoop.it
Glass may be for geeks now, but that could all change once computational photography starts to give wearable cameras amazing new capabilities.
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Maslows Hierarchy of Needs Theory

Abraham Maslow is well renowned for proposing the Hierarchy of Needs Theory in 1943. This theory is a classical depiction of human motivation. This theory is based on the assumption that there is a hierarchy of five needs within each individual.
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