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Creative Commons Launches New Search Engine

Nonprofit group Creative Commons has released a search engine which makes it easy to search for free and legal images, music and text.<p>CC Search is …

A Clusterf*ck of Memes and Mascots Meet in a Zany Exhibition about Appropriation

Gingerbread totem poles and peace pipe smoking aliens fill the walls of Chelsea Seltzer and Theo A. Rosenblum's collaborative exhibition.<p>A zany exhibition of handmade sculptures and found object paintings reimagine what it might be like if a cosmic time traveler culled centuries of civilization for …

Molecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's path

When it comes to the drama of Alzheimer's disease, the compound in the starring role as the villain is tau. It's a protein that normally helps our …

Postpartum depression and anxiety distinct from other mood disorders, brain studies suggest

On the surface, postpartum depression (PPD) looks much like other forms of depression. New mothers struggling with it often withdraw from family and …

Mental Health

Nicotine shown to reduce symptoms of schizophrenia

For years researchers have noted an unusual association between smoking and schizophrenia. Across multiple studies it was identified that people with …

When A Professional Animator Illustrates His Sons' Drawings

The result is, well, awesome.<p>Tokyo-based animator Thomas Romain, whom Kotaku has profiled previously (here and here), has been uploading pics, …

These Hand-Embroidered Scenes Tell Mysterious Stories

Embroidery artist Michelle Kingdom takes time to let her needlework tell stories.<p>The slow pace of hand embroidery makes it a perfect activity to let your mind wander and begin spinning tales, which is exactly what one Los Angeles artist does. Michelle Kingdom uses traditional needlework techniques …

Inflammation Effects on Brain Glutamate in Depression: Mechanistic Considerations and Treatment Implications.

2017;31:173-198. doi: 10.1007/7854_2016_40.<p>1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365-B Clifton …

MRI study finds that depression uncouples brain’s hate circuit

A new study using MRI scans, led by Professor Jianfeng Feng, from the University of Warwick’s Department of Computer Science, has found that …

Toxic brain cells may drive many neurodegenerative disorders, Stanford-led study finds

While most of us haven’t heard of astrocytes, these cells are four times as plentiful in the human brain as nerve cells. Now, a team led by …

Neuroscience

FSF wants free version of Siri as Flash replacement dumped from priority list

The Free Software Foundation has said it wants a free software version of a personal assistant among its updated priority projects list.<p>The Free …

A Search Engine for Programming Language Syntax Is a Pretty Good Idea

Coding very often means Googling.<p>The current search engine for programming language syntax is Google. Knowing how to search for information is a key skill in knowing how to program at all. You can know all of the algorithms and a half-dozen programming languages inside-out, but you will nonetheless …

Brilliant 3D Illusion Drawings That Add Depth to Everyday Scenes

Danish artist HuskMitNavn, whose work we’ve previously written about, is back with even more 3D illusion drawings that add depth to everyday scenes. …

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.<p>Standing 10 feet tall and 13 feet wide, a great wave crashes into an ornate cherry blossom tree rendered in exquisite pen-and-ink lines in Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda's latest epic drawing, <i>Rebirth</i>. …

Watch Japanese Woodworking Masters Create Elegant & Elaborate Geometric Patterns with Wood

A friend recently told me he'd had his hair cut with a pair of $10,000 scissors, reputedly the highest-quality in the world. He hardly needed to add …

Woodworking

Six nifty ES6 tricks

In this blog post, I show six tricks enabled by new ES6 features. At the end of each section, I point to related material in my book “Exploring ES6” …

JavaScript

Hallmark has spent years quietly amassing a massive art collection—including works by Picasso, Dalì, and Hopper

When you hear the name Kansas City, think art. The city is the Midwest SoHo, a capital for culture between two coasts, and a mecca for artists, where they can afford to do things like raising families (pdf, p.3). Of the estimated 6,000 artists living in Kansas City, 5,000 are gainfully employed in …

11 changes to make right now to fight Alzheimer's disease | NOLA.com

For many, the holiday season means time spent with family and friends --- some of whom we see only occasionally. While it's time we treasure, this …

Lock

<b>ISBN</b>: 978-1-946135-00-1<p><b>Publication Date:</b> 2016<p><b>Publisher:</b> University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing<p><b>City:</b> Minneapolis<p><b>License:</b> This work is licensed …

Libraries

Surreal Architectural Ink Drawings Endlessly Loop Around Wood Cutouts

Spanish artist Vasco Maourão (aka Mister Mourão) has graduated from paper to sinewy wood cutouts as the support for his latest project <i>Ouroborus.</i> Circling in an infinite loop, the highly detailed ink drawings have no end and no beginning. It's mesmerizing art that plays with the form and shape of …

Drawing

Naltrexone could alleviate depression symptoms in patients who relapsed while taking antidepressants

The drug naltrexone is approved for use in the treatment of opioid use disorders and alcohol use disorders, but preliminary research suggests it …

Artist Turns Shadows Of Everyday Objects Into Fun Illustrations (10+ Pics)

Vincent Bal makes art with shadows, but as you can see, there's nothing dark about his playful doodles.<p>The Belgian artist and filmmaker has always …

Li Hongbo's New, Stretching Paper Sculptures Look Even Better On Video

A little paper, some glue, and a whole lot of patience...<p><i>Li Hongbo: Statues in Motion from Todd Martin on Vimeo.</i><p>In what might be the most inspired paper-folding since <i>Sadako and The Thousand Paper Cranes</i>, Beijing-based master sculptor Li Hongbo unveils <i>Statues in Motion</i>, a video piece that documents …

Wild, Multilayered Portraits Look Like Intricate Paper Sculptures

These digital illustrations are actual dimensional renderings with a tactile textured aesthetic.<p>Mixing 3D modeling with carefully applied shadows, Maxim Shkret’s digital creations evoke densely layered paper sculptures. His 3D digital illustrations range from renderings of animals to figures, …

Artist Transforms Ordinary Bananas Into Whimsical Works of Art

Graphic designer Stephan Brusche (aka iSteef) continues his journey to transform bananas into art. These Fruitdoodles, as the Dutch artist has dubbed them, are one part sculpture, one part drawing, and one part pure imagination. Brusche is able to see unlimited possibilities with his edible canvas, …

Art

25+ websites to find datasets for data science projects

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Data Science