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Ooh Ooh That Smell — IBM’s 2012 “5 in 5”: Innovations Of The Senses

Publicado originalmente em Turbotodd:
IBM released its annual “5 in 5” list yesterday, the seventh year in a row whereby IBM scientists identify a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact…

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On Innocence Lost, From the Eyes of Gen X

Publicado originalmente em Childhood Relived:
The smoke twisted and turned across the sky in a fluffy white cotton candy stream.  I didn’t know what it was supposed to look like – should it look like this?  I looked to my…

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the Extended Edition

Publicado originalmente em The Cortex:
UPDATE: I saw The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 48 frames-per-second 3D. I felt that this format deserved its own article. Check it out here. BENJAMIN ZAUGG: Right at the beginning of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, there…

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The Monomyth, Joseph Campbell, and Me

Publicado originalmente em Deliberate Donkey:
Damn I hate it when this happens. I didn’t pick up this book to learn something about myself. It’s not me I was trying to impress. The quick synopsis that won’t get you even a “D” on…

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Rooftops

Publicado originalmente em The Blue Hour:
I looked for her on the rooftops of Brooklyn, the makeshift balconies of Manhattan, and the subway in between. On the mountaintops of Spain, the dirty pubs of Dublin, and every European train. On…

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Peeling Back the Layers of the Watercolor Still Life

Publicado originalmente em Recollections 54 The Art of David Tripp:
Watercolor Still Life in the Man Cave Ernest Hemingway could not write about Michigan until he was in Paris, and could not write about Paris until he had returned to the…

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Tales from Cambodia: Ruins, Bomb Craters, and the Question of Mines

Publicado originalmente em The Greenery:
Scanning the Lonely Planet Cambodia Guide a few weeks before my trip, I ran across the following passage: . “Do not leave the roadside in remote areas, even for the call of nature. Your limbs…

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Are Musicals Reviewed By Ignoramuses?

Publicado originalmente em Ethics Alarms:
OK, but Stephen: compared to you, everyone is an ignoramus! Stephen Sondheim completed his personal memoirs about his career in American musicals more than a year ago, but they are so thoughtful, detailed and dense…

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Review: Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Publicado originalmente em Sam van Zweden:
Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore lives up to its name: it is run by Mr Penumbra, it is open 24-hours, and it does sell some books… But Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore is also much more…

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Top 40 Albums of 2012

Publicado originalmente em Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs:
A few days ago I posted the first 20 in my Top 40 Albums of 2012 (check it out here).  The first half of the list is always easier to compile than…

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