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Edgar Martins ganha dois prémios nos Sony World Photography Awards 2018 –

O português Edgar Martins foi esta sexta-feira reconhecido como o melhor fotógrafo na categoria de Natureza Morta e ficou em segundo lugar na de Arquitetura no concurso dos Sony World Photography Awards 2018.
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National Geographic Made the First 3-D 360 Video in Space. Here's How.

National Geographic Made the First 3-D 360 Video in Space. Here's How. | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Astronaut Paolo Nespoli had to get creative to shoot this stunning footage aboard the International Space Station.
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Check Out This Free Digital Collection of Six Thousand 19th-Century Children's Books

Check Out This Free Digital Collection of Six Thousand 19th-Century Children's Books | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The University of Florida Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature has a digital archive of 6,000 children’s books from the 19th and early 20th century, all free to read online. A redditor discovered the treasure and shared it it Reddit’s Books community. Fans of history and children’s literature will be delighted to click through the pages of titles such as Aesop’s Fables, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, and the Grimm’s Fairy Tales—and share them with their kids.
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This tour around the Sigma Japan factory explains why all their machinery is blue

This tour around the Sigma Japan factory explains why all their machinery is blue | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
It’s not much of a secret that I like to see those factory tour videos. Watching cameras, lenses and other photography related items being built fascinates me. I just like to know how things are put together and how they work. But one thing that often gets lost in such videos is the human connection. …
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Corações puros, praias anti-crise ou uma Cinderela alternativa - gonn1000

Corações puros, praias anti-crise ou uma Cinderela alternativa - gonn1000 | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Muitos discos, alguns filmes, séries e livros de vez em quando, concertos quando sobra tempo
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Uber's Robo-Truck, McLaren's Senna Supercar, and More Cars News This Week

Uber's Robo-Truck, McLaren's Senna Supercar, and More Cars News This Week | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Self-driving trucks make news in Arizona and Florida, plus highlights from the supercar-happy Geneva Motor Show.
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RedShark News - AI can make photos fake in a way that Photoshop never could. And it may take all of us by surprise. 

RedShark News - AI can make photos fake in a way that Photoshop never could. And it may take all of us by surprise.  | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
AI has the potential to completely revolutionise our image creation abilities. But we should be mindful of where it could lead. Do you remember whe
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"A Sonolenta" vence competição Portuguesa do Monstra - Festival de Animação de Lisboa - Notícias de cinema

"A Sonolenta" vence competição Portuguesa do Monstra - Festival de Animação de Lisboa - Notícias de cinema | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
O filme "A Sonolenta", de Marta Monteiro, arrecadou o Prémio de Melhor Filme na Competição Portuguesa do Monstra - Festival de Animação de Lisboa. A "Surpresa", de Paulo Patrício recebeu o Prémio do Público nesta competição.
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The Fabuleous Fifties: A Perfect Day

The Fabuleous Fifties: A Perfect Day | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Eventhough I haven't been able to keep up my daily posts due to the heavy deadlines this month, I will uphold my yearold tradition o
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Hollywood The Golden Years: The RKO Story - Episode 1: Birth of A Titan - YouTube

First of a 6 episodes series
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The Biggest Takeaways from Nassim Taleb's Book "Skin In The Game" - Part One

"Start by being nice to every person you meet. But if someone tries to exercise power over you, exercise power over him."
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Cryptography: or the History, Principles, and Practice of Cipher-Writing (1898) –

Cryptography: or the History, Principles, and Practice of Cipher-Writing (1898) – | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
An exploration of covert communication through history by the artist, naturalist, antiquarian, and writer Frederick Edward Hulme.
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The History of Cartography, the "Most Ambitious Overview of Map Making Ever," Is Now Free Online

The History of Cartography, the "Most Ambitious Overview of Map Making Ever," Is Now Free Online | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it


Worth a quick mention: The University of Chicago Press has made available online -- at no cost -- the first three volumes of The History of Cartography. Or what Edward Rothstein, of The New York Times, called 'the most ambitious overview of map making ever undertaken.' He continues:
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This Photographer Wants To Put A Museum In Your Pocket : NPR

This Photographer Wants To Put A Museum In Your Pocket : NPR | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
When Dayanita Singh grew frustrated with the conventional gallery format, she created Museum Bhavan, an exhibition of almost 300 photos housed in a small box.
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Millstone milestone | The Repository | Royal Society

Millstone milestone | The Repository | Royal Society | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Royal Society Picture Library have reached a milestone, crossing the threshold of 5000 image records online. A modest number, you might be thinking,

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RedShark News - The 4K Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, quite probably, changes everything!

RedShark News - The 4K Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, quite probably, changes everything! | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The 4K Pocket Cinema Camera from Blackmagic Design has finally been unleashed into the world, and it is truly amazing.
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Behold 3,000 Digitized Manuscripts from the Bibliotheca Palatina: The Mother of All Medieval Libraries Is Getting Reconstructed Online



The internet, one occasionally hears, has overtaken the function of the library. In terms of storing and making accessible all of human knowledge, the ways in which the capacities of the internet match or exceed those of even the most enormous library seem obvious.
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How Aardman's Stop-Motion Animators Used VFX Shortcuts to Create Thousands of Sports Fans

How Aardman's Stop-Motion Animators Used VFX Shortcuts to Create Thousands of Sports Fans | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Aardman Animations is one of only a few studios keeping the art of stop-motion animation alive. But for its latest feature, Early Man, even Aardman’s talented animators took advantage of modern filmmaking tricks to help bring an entire stadium full of Bronze Age soccer fans to life.
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BBC - Future - The DIY makers who build their own watches

How do you go about making your own mechanical watch? Chris Baraniuk finds out.
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The Best Books on the Philosophy of Mind | Keith Frankish on

Philosophy of mind deals with fundamental questions of consciousness and the human mind, says the philosopher and writer Keith Frankish, as he selects five of the best books in the field.
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ELECTRA: lança revista de pensamento, reflexão e crítica

ELECTRA:  lança revista de pensamento, reflexão e crítica | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Uma revista da cultural da Fundação EDP em edições em Português e em Inglês.
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Um Dia fui ao Cinema: Vencedores Fantasporto 2018

Um Dia fui ao Cinema: Vencedores Fantasporto 2018 | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Já são conhecidos os vencedores dos prémios Fantasporto 2018. Nesta 38ª edição do Festival Internacional de Cinema do Porto, o grande vencedor é...

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In Tune with Time - Watchmaker Masahiro Kikuno [1080p]

Masahiro Kikuno is a master craftsman who belongs to an exclusive international group of independent watchmakers. These consummate artists create timepiece
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Somnium, by Johannes Kepler

Somnium, by Johannes Kepler | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
I've had an interest for a while in ridiculously old science fiction, such as Margaret Cavendish's 1666 novel The Blazing World, as well as science fiction written by prominent scientists, such as Simon Newcomb's His Wisdom the Defender (1900), Robert Williams Wood's The Man Who Rocked the Earth (1915), and Fred Hoyle's The Black Cloud…
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