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Creativity is rejected: Teachers and bosses don’t value out-of-the-box thinking.

In the United States we are raised to appreciate the accomplishments of inventors and thinkers—creative people whose ideas have transformed our …

Circle of Life The genome of Gloeobacter violaceus, drawn as a gorgeous circular plot by visionary biological data artist Martin Krzywinski (from this paper). Within its concentric layers of information are buried genome composition, relation to other species, and overall genetic structure. It’s also very pretty. Gloeobacter is an ancient photosynthetic bacterium that branched off the rest of the photosynthetic tree (including cyanobacteria and, later, plants) and has its own strange way of eating sunlight. Krzywinski’s informative and beautiful data visualizations are featured at Wired Science, check ‘em out: Circle of Life: The Beautiful New Way to Visualize Biological Data

<b>Circle of Life</b><p>The genome of <i>Gloeobacter violaceus</i>, drawn as a gorgeous circular plot by visionary biological data artist Martin Krzywinski (from this …

Celtic Afghan pattern by Lion Brand Yarn

<i>Three classic cable patterns give this project lots of character and style. (Lion Brand Yarn)</i><p>Lion Brand Pattern #: L20303<p>CORRECTIONS: (applied Jun …

What's in a Story?

In 2006 and 2009, studies were published showing that fiction readers were more empathetic than their non-reading counterparts. In 2012, further …

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AirTame Wireless HDMI Dongle

A dongle that lets you wirelessly send video and audio to any device with an HDMI port, even without an Internet connection. Mirror your computer’s …

Google Chromecast Screen Mirroring Support Arriving With Android 4.4.1 KitKat Update

Cynaogen’s Koushik Dutta has spotted code within the latest Android 4.4.1 KitKat patch update source files that indicate Google is preparing to start …

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