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Arts and science, two sources of amazement
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Gallery: The natural world as you haven’t seen it before | ideas.ted.com

Gallery: The natural world as you haven’t seen it before | ideas.ted.com | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg documents nature in fine detail, capturing what's unseen to the human eye in still images and video clips.
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Beautiful! I looove the opening flower! Don't miss the video at the end of the page, it's worth it.

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Why Do We Feel Nostalgia? (by Vsauce) Vsauce’s...

Why Do We Feel Nostalgia? (by Vsauce) Vsauce’s Michael on nostalgia, identity, memory, the reminiscence bump, earworms, the ironic process theory, false memory, Longplayer… Links in video description.
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SOCIAL • Huit nouvelles formes de protestation pacifique

SOCIAL • Huit nouvelles formes de protestation pacifique | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
Balade à vélo, castagnettes, foulard islamique, jogging, chansons ou éclats de rire... A l'heure d'Internet, tous les moyens sont bons pour exprimer son mécontentement et dénoncer avec créativité – et surtout sans violence.
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Por qué los hombres dejaron de usar tacones altos - BBC Mundo - Noticias

Por qué los hombres dejaron de usar tacones altos - BBC Mundo - Noticias | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
La moda fue introducida por los persas en Europa y fueron los hombres, no las mujeres, los primeros en calzarla. Entérese por qué el sexo masculino dejó de caminar en tacones altos.
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De un simbolo de virilidad a uno de sensualidad femenina.

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Oscars : la méthode schizo de Daniel Day-Lewis, trois fois meilleur acteur - Rue89

Oscars : la méthode schizo de Daniel Day-Lewis, trois fois meilleur acteur - Rue89 | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
Daniel Day-Lewis a remporté dimanche à Los Angeles une nouvelle statuette lors de la 85e cérémonie des Oscars pour son interprétation dans le « Lincoln » de Spielberg.
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La raison pour laquelle il est un de mes acteurs préférés!

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Want to Smell Space? Sniff a Cosmic Candle : DNews

Want to Smell Space? Sniff a Cosmic Candle : DNews | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
A new votive candle is designed to smell like space.
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Bio Design in the Home: The Beauty of Bacteria

Bio Design in the Home: The Beauty of Bacteria | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
A growing movement called bio design is looking to natural organisms like fungus and algae to shape the interiors of the future.

Via José Andrés Villatoro
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Bored of your old fourniture? Get a brand new chandelier that lights up with bacteria, or living floor tiles made of color changing tobacco!

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A lamp that you "feed"? A chandelier made out of your loved ones (dog included)? Weird...

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Saura Medrano produce un documental sobre flamenco

Saura Medrano produce un documental sobre flamenco | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it

¡El documental sobre el flamenco como una forma de terapia, dirigido por mi amigo Jesús Pulpón, se estrena pronto en Madrid! Ojalá que venga un día a Francia...

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Bicycling in the Yogurt: the French Food Fixation

Bicycling in the Yogurt: the French Food Fixation | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it

A delicious testimony of the richness of food metaphors in the French language. So funny, and so true!

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5000 films tombés dans le domaine public à télécharger gratuitement!! Enfin :D

5000 films tombés dans le domaine public à télécharger gratuitement!! Enfin :D | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it

Il fallait juste attendre un peu de temps.

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Who will tell a fable? (with English subtitles)

Кто расскажет небылицу? Another great little number from Soviet era animation. This time from legendary ArmenFilm studio, 1982.
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An amazing short film that I've been wanting to find for a couple of years! Used as a backdrop for Mutefish concerts in Dublin.

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“BOTANICUS INTERACTICUS”: Interactive Plant...

“BOTANICUS INTERACTICUS”: Interactive Plant Technology (by DisneyResearchHub)
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Amazing and Beautiful !! *_*
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Beards Keep You Young, Healthy & Handsome, Says Science

Beards Keep You Young, Healthy & Handsome, Says Science | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
Gentlemen, they’re not just for hipsters and the homeless any more. While both dead sexy and totally awesome, beards are also a boon to yo
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Aha! I knew there was more to beards than sexiness!... No I didn't, but it's cool and I love them more for it ;)

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Comment le cerveau assimile une nouvelle langue | Thot Cursus

Comment le cerveau assimile une nouvelle langue | Thot Cursus | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
Apprendre une langue est une activité complexe. De nombreux spécialistes de la pédagogie cherchent à développer LA méthode d'apprentissage infaillible.

Via Elisabeth M. S
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Pourquoi les français ont tant de mal à apprendre l'anglais? Voici la réponse!

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3-D Printed Space Food For the Gourmet Astronaut : DNews

3-D Printed Space Food For the Gourmet Astronaut : DNews | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
Could 3D printed food provide astronauts with the meals of the future? ->
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A taste of what future food might be like?

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Un témoin alcoolisé est-il fiable ?

Des chercheurs suédois ont mené une étude pour étudier l'influence de l'alcool sur la mémoire et la fiabilité des témoins oculaires.
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In Silence (Sin Ruido), directed by Jesús Pulpón

In Silence (Sin Ruido), directed by Jesús Pulpón | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it

Inma is a dance teacher and she believes flamenco can heal the soul. Guided by her intuition, she undertakes a journey from Cádiz to the Balkans to teach women and children who live in the shadow of war, and who search to free their bodies from spaces that imprison them.

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Samsung rowing harder and faster for flexible screen production

Samsung rowing harder and faster for flexible screen production | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it

Those thin, flexible screens look so futuristic!

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Silvia Moreno - flamenco alegrías

Flamenco transforms people into vessels of passion. Staggering performance from a 5 year old girl!

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The Sound Effects of Silence: SFX Before There Were Talkies -

The Sound Effects of Silence: SFX Before There Were Talkies - | Quite interesting human creations | Scoop.it
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