The sky’s the limit

March 19, 2012 § Leave a comment

The sky is the limit. Well, it is the limit, if you can imagine that it contains more than 562 million stars, galaxies, asteroids, planets and objects, according to NASA that has released a mosaic of images covering the entire night sky, as captured by the infrared cameras of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission, which has been collecting data for the past two years.

You can see this panorama of the entire sky, compiled by 18,000 images here.

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The crazy world of visual hallucinations

March 7, 2012 § 3 Comments

An infographic on hallucinations? Well yes. Insanely cool.

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The arrow of time

February 25, 2012 § 1 Comment

What makes the past different from the future? Just entropy. An excellent short video from Minute Physics, (a YouTube channel explaining physics with super cool animated videos), explores the differences between the past and the future.

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A definition of love

January 31, 2012 § Leave a comment

Love is kind of like when you see a fog in the morning, when you wake up before the sun comes out. It’s just a little while, and then it burns away… Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality.

A definition of love by Charles Bukowski.

via Brain Pickings

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it’s a small web wishes you a merry Christmas

December 24, 2011 § Leave a comment

We have learned, watched and enjoyed so many things this year. It’s been a year of infographics, beautiful design, crazy ideas, full of music, creative short films, amazing photographic series from young influential artists.

Merry Chistmas!

Creating a mini universe

December 13, 2011 § 1 Comment

In 2010, scientists succeeded in recreating a miniature version of the Big Bang. Within a few years, some of the universe’s deepest secrets may be unlocked.

In Genesis,  a 3D short film, Andreas Wannerstedt is taking the change to create a miniature universe and become a mini God.

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Living inside an IKEA catalogue

December 2, 2011 § Leave a comment

The existential drama of a woman living inside an IKEA catalogue.

Written and directed by: Jeroen Houben, Tim Arts, Stefan van den Boogaard

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