Luis Aldeia Tomás

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In Germany and elsewhere, younger generations are becoming indifferent to the history of fascism. This is how the far right thrives<p>In Aistersheim, a village in north-west Austria, a pale yellow castle towers over a frozen lake, as if out of a fairy tale. It looks like it might be awaiting royal …

Europe

Woman 'dabs' for joy behind Trump in Oval Office as bill is signed

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Some people dance when no one is watching -- and some people dance when the world is watching.<p>One woman did just that Wednesday when she "dabbed" and danced in the Oval Office as President Donald Trump signed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of …

Twitter briefly suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar rift

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Social media platform Twitter briefly suspended the account of Al-Jazeera Arabic amid a wider diplomatic dispute …

As never-ending politically motivated austerity takes hold, more and more people will find they cannot afford to stop work. But it doesn’t have to be like this<p>It’s almost too easy to imagine the scenario. After spending most of our adult life in paid employment, the golden day arrives. A …

Retirement

UN survey of people travelling overland through Africa and arriving by boat in Europe also reveals emerging trend in organ and blood trafficking<p>More than 70% of migrants travelling overland through north Africa to Europe have become victims of human trafficking, organ trafficking and exploitation …

North Africa

Britain’s vote to leave the EU was the grand finale of a 25-year campaign by a lonely sect of true believers. Daniel Hannan wrote the script<p>Until about nine months ago, leaving the European Union was not something that sensible British politicians talked about. They hadn’t, really, since the …

Great Britain

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What Happens When Corruption Is Systemic

The human mind evolved to deal with singular threats — a lion jumping out of the bushes or a wildfire spreading through the forest. We give cognitive …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Watch a River Change Course Over 28 Years

A river can seem permanent. Go back from year to year and the banks are in the same place and your favorite fishing hole is still there. That’s not …

Artist Luke O’Sullivan Combines Drawings and Sculptures to Create Extraordinary Cities – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Man Romantically Dances with Excavator

(Video Link)<p>He was a man. She was an excavator. Theirs was a forbidden love. In this touching yet tragic ballet, our hero meets the earth mover of …

This Translucent Cube Hides Six Handpainted Anamorphic Images | Colossal

<p>Artist Thomas Medicus (previously) just unveiled a new anamorphic sculpture titled Emergence Lab that contains six handpainted images inside a large …

China prepares to rank its citizens on 'social credit'

Internet users in America voiced outrage this fall over the imminent launch of a<p>Yelp-style app intended to let anyone post public reviews of their friends, acquaintances and yes, enemies — with no opt-out option.<p>The outbursts prompted the creators of the app, Peeple, to reconsider. But in China, …

Mind Blowing on Twitter: "Perfect timing: http://t.co/AZQoYINHir"

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Former workers tell how hundreds of bloggers are paid to flood forums and social networks at home and abroad with anti-western and pro-Kremlin comments

Russia

Surrealist Sculptures by Ellen Jewett Merge Plant and Animal Life | Colossal

<p>Artist Ellen Jewett refers to her sculptural work as “natural history surrealist sculpture,” a blend of plants, animals, and occasionally human-made …

EMERALD CRYSTALLOID<br> March 9, 2015

The Centrifuge Brain Project – by Till Nowak

Short Films

No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

Captivating Portraits of Bodies Encased in Honey (NSFW)

For <i>Preservation</i>, Los Angeles-based photographer Blake Little submerges men, women, and children in bucket loads of honey, allowing the sappy fluid to …

Soon, A Giant Balloon Could Leisurely Float You To The Edge Of Space

World View sets a new record in the quest to conquer the stratosphere<p>It’s a dream of many to visit the great wide vacuum that is outer space—but getting there can be pretty intense. You know, like the part where you have to strap yourself into a 60-ton rocket accelerating upward at 18,000 miles per …

Time-Lapse Sun-cats ひまわり猫窓

A Suspended Walkway Between Buildings By Zalewski Architecture Group

Zalewski Architecture Group have designed a concept for a walk-on balcony that is suspended above the center courtyard of a building in Gliwice, …

How a Psychedelic Masterpiece Is Made

In this short documentary, filmmakers Jason Stanfield and Jordan Olshansky visit the studio of artist Bruce Riley, who paints abstract wonders with poured resin. His art blooms as he works; each layer of dripped paint reacts with the others, creating deep patterns that bear an uncanny resemblance …

Art

Alien star system buzzed the Sun

<b>An alien star passed through our Solar System just 70,000 years ago, astronomers have discovered.</b><p>No other star is known to have approached this close to us.<p>An international team of researchers says it came five times closer than our current nearest neighbour - Proxima Centauri.<p>The object, a red …

Technology Predictions For The Second Half Of The Decade

Lance L. Smith Contributor<p>Lance L. Smith is CEO of Primary Data.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Why unicorns falter<p>We’ve already seen a number of predictions about technology innovations we can expect this year, But as 2015 actually marks the halfway point through the decade, let’s take a …

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

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