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What I talk about when I talk about sex, and gender

What I talk about when I talk about sex, and gender | Vitalism | Scoop.it
It used to be incredibly difficult to talk about the female body because patriarchal logic considered it a disgusting aberration, a nasty cavern of bloodiness into which one might thrust pleasurabl...
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In Living Color: Mixed Gender Birds

In Living Color: Mixed Gender Birds | Vitalism | Scoop.it
Goodbye vaccination, for a while, hello gender. With the vaccination chapter of my parenthood book 90% finished, I'm going back to the gender chapter. First, more reading. From reading social constructionist writing on ...
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Tropical Tribes Facts | Anthropology | Adventure | Eden Channel

Tropical Tribes Facts | Anthropology | Adventure | Eden Channel | Vitalism | Scoop.it
Learn about different tribes from all over the world with these tribal facts.
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Venice Dispatch: Elements of Architecture at the Biennale - Architectural Record

Venice Dispatch: Elements of Architecture at the Biennale - Architectural Record | Vitalism | Scoop.it
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Venice Dispatch: Elements of Architecture at the Biennale
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When Rem Koolhaas announced what the theme for the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale would be, he went with a characteristic provocation.
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Why some undergo gender reassignment?

In final part of a special report about Pinoy Female to Male transexuals, find out the truth behind the "gender reassignment" and its legality in the Philippines. Subscribe to the ABS-CBN...
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Luke Kennard on prose poetry, surrealism and invisibility

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/lukekennard Dr Luke Kennard, Department of Film and Creative Writing discusses his research interests at the University of Birmin...
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KIESLER'S DOUBLE VISION

KIESLER'S DOUBLE VISION | Vitalism | Scoop.it
Frederick Kiesler is probably best known for his Endless House project of the 1950s or his Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem of the early 60s, which was built before his death. However, he was more t...
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Strain can alter materials’ properties

Strain can alter materials’ properties | Vitalism | Scoop.it

In the ongoing search for new materials for fuel cells, batteries, photovoltaics, separation membranes, and electronic devices, one newer approach involves applying and managing stresses within known materials to give them dramatically different properties.

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Artist Henrique Oliveira Constructs a Cavernous Network of Repurposed Wood Tunnels at MAC USP

Artist Henrique Oliveira Constructs a Cavernous Network of Repurposed Wood Tunnels at MAC USP | Vitalism | Scoop.it
Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira (previously) recently completed work on his largest installation to date titled Transarquitetônica at Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade in São Paulo. As with much of his earlier sculptural and installation work the enormous piec
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Parasite Turns Plant Into Flowerless Zombies

Parasite Turns Plant Into Flowerless Zombies | Vitalism | Scoop.it
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Phytoplasma-infected Arabidopsis flower / JIC Photography

 
A parasitic bacterium has found a way to turn its host plant sterile, forcing it to grow leaves instead of flowers.
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Polymorph Plastics

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A. Perry Homes's curator insight, May 29, 2014 7:47 PM

Wouldn't be surprised if this is a common building material in 20 years, maybe less.

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Retronaut - 1904: Artforms of Nature

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RT @theretronaut: 1904: Artforms of Nature (27 pages: http://t.co/pRuXAy5isf) http://t.co/Vo3kjAfbS3
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Arup Develops 3D Printing Technique for Structural Steel

Arup Develops 3D Printing Technique for Structural Steel | Vitalism | Scoop.it
A team lead by Arup has developed a method of designing and 3D Printing steel joints which will significantly reduce the time and cost needed to make
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Questions of Gender and International Relations

Questions of Gender and International Relations | Vitalism | Scoop.it
In this essay I will discuss the importance of gender for the study of international relations (IR). I will begin my discussion by introducing the term 'gender,' and what this means in international relations.
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Parasitic Fig Wasps Use Zinc-Tipped Ovipositor to Drill into Fruits ...

Parasitic Fig Wasps Use Zinc-Tipped Ovipositor to Drill into Fruits ... | Vitalism | Scoop.it
“Our first question was what are the different adaptations that these two species undergo,” commented Dr Gundiah, who is the senior author of a paper published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. They used scanning ...
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Incredibly Delicate Nature Sculptures Made Out of Translucent ...

Incredibly Delicate Nature Sculptures Made Out of Translucent ... | Vitalism | Scoop.it
Artist Michelle Mckinney uses translucent woven metal to create remarkably delicate leaves, butterflies, and other natural forms which she arranges in beautiful abstract sculptures. She has more work on her Facebook page.
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The end of architecture? - FT.com

The end of architecture? - FT.com | Vitalism | Scoop.it
As the 14th edition of the Venice Biennale of Architecture prepares to open, the pavilions of the Giardini might be the perfect venue for an analysis of the architectural manifestations of national identity. Here is a series of buildings each
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Stronger than steel: Scientists spin ultra-strong cellulose fibers

Stronger than steel: Scientists spin ultra-strong cellulose fibers | Vitalism | Scoop.it
A Swedish-German research team has successfully tested a new method for the production of ultra-strong cellulose fibres at DESY's research light source PETRA III. The novel procedure spins extremely tough filaments from tiny cellulose fibrils by aligning them all in parallel during the production process. ...
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Seeing beauty in a materials science world

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Marshall Scholar Colleen Loynachan tackles materials science problems with a photographer’s perspective.

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Animal Houses

Animal Houses | Vitalism | Scoop.it
Amazing animal architecture, from beaver dams to 19-foot-high cathedral termite mounds.

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Bot Laboratory 3D printed giant wall in 10 hours using Euclid Robot 3D printer

Bot Laboratory 3D printed giant wall in 10 hours using Euclid Robot 3D printer | Vitalism | Scoop.it
Los Angeles California based Bot Laboratory, founded by Zachary Schoch, has showcased a giant 3D printed 1.9m wall, called the m_Wall at the 2014 Maker Faire.

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