Photo 26 Jul 254 notes newyorker:

Richard Brody on Luc Besson’s new film, “Lucy”: http://nyr.kr/1rj9ouG

“There’s no problem with the movie’s pulp-fiction essence; the problem is that almost all of Besson’s formidable imagination went into the science-fiction concept and the magnificent computer-graphic realization of it, and very little of that brain power went into the ordinary framework.”


Still want to see it…

newyorker:

Richard Brody on Luc Besson’s new film, “Lucy”: http://nyr.kr/1rj9ouG

“There’s no problem with the movie’s pulp-fiction essence; the problem is that almost all of Besson’s formidable imagination went into the science-fiction concept and the magnificent computer-graphic realization of it, and very little of that brain power went into the ordinary framework.”

Still want to see it…

Photo 9 Jul 160 notes npr:

“In ‘Little Engine That Could,’ Some See An Early Feminist Hero" via Elizabeth Blair
Was “I think I can” the great-grandmother of “lean in?” Some readers see the plucky locomotive as a parable about working women, but some versions of the story feature a male protagonist instead.
Image: Platt & Munk, Penguin Young Readers Group

I think I can…

npr:

In ‘Little Engine That Could,’ Some See An Early Feminist Hero" via Elizabeth Blair

Was “I think I can” the great-grandmother of “lean in?” Some readers see the plucky locomotive as a parable about working women, but some versions of the story feature a male protagonist instead.

Image: Platt & Munk, Penguin Young Readers Group

I think I can…

via NPR.
Video 9 Jul 2,118 notes

rachelignotofsky:

Can you hear the ocean? Originally these Galapagos island animals were illustrated for the awesome non-profit Phylo Games for their Darwin deck of playing cards.

Now they are also available to you as an art prints here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/193280227/galapagos-sea-life-art-print-deal?ref=shop_home_active_1

via NPR.
Photo 22 Jun 93 notes This Band Of Small Robots Could Build Entire Skyscrapers Without Human Help
ADELE PETERS, fastcoexist.com
The Minibuilders could take on tall tasks, including automating another frontier of human labor: the construction industry.Even though most build­ings are designed using the lat­est dig­i­tal tools, actu­al con­struc­tion is stuck in the past;…

This Band Of Small Robots Could Build Entire Skyscrapers Without Human Help
ADELE PETERS, fastcoexist.com

The Minibuilders could take on tall tasks, including automating another frontier of human labor: the construction industry.

Even though most build­ings are designed using the lat­est dig­i­tal tools, actu­al con­struc­tion is stuck in the past;…

Photo 20 May 1,044 notes theparisreview:

Say it’s the fifties and you’re hanging out in Nevada, photographing the mushroom clouds from atom-bomb test sites. How do you make sure your photos end up in the newspapers? Simple: Put a ballet dancer in the foreground.
For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.


Um, okay…

theparisreview:

Say it’s the fifties and you’re hanging out in Nevada, photographing the mushroom clouds from atom-bomb test sites. How do you make sure your photos end up in the newspapers? Simple: Put a ballet dancer in the foreground.

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

Um, okay…

via NPR.
Photo 14 May 918 notes explore-blog:

George Lucas, who is 70 today, on his near-death experience and the meaning of life
via Explore.
Photo 14 May 1,616 notes skunkbear:

This is corn! (Image courtesy of Greg Schoen/Native Seeds)
Glass Gem Corn, to be precise. We’ve got the story of how these brilliant kernels (and other designer crops) came to be.  Blue tomatoes! Pinberries! Terrestrial wasabi!

skunkbear:

This is corn! (Image courtesy of Greg Schoen/Native Seeds)

Glass Gem Corn, to be precise. We’ve got the story of how these brilliant kernels (and other designer crops) came to be.  Blue tomatoes! Pinberries! Terrestrial wasabi!

via NPR.
Photo 14 May 158 notes sarahsellers:

#nola #nofilter #neworleans #color #travel

sarahsellers:

#nola #nofilter #neworleans #color #travel

via NPR.
Photo 14 May 1,156 notes explore-blog:

"It’s time to talk seriously about branch libraries."
To appreciate just what’s at stake, here’s a photographic love letter to public libraries. 
via Explore.
Photo 6 May 7 notes rvacoffeestain:

Street Fighter RVA, Jon Baliles vs. Mayor Jones- Style Weekly

Yes!

rvacoffeestain:

Street Fighter RVA, Jon Baliles vs. Mayor Jones- Style Weekly

Yes!


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