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Precisamos do Tédio

Todo mundo sente tédio.<br>Sentir tédio é normal.<br>Gostar dele, não.<p>Pessoas, em geral, não gostam do tédio.<br>Mentes criativas detestam.<p>É por isso que boa …

Você viveu os últimos 10 anos? Mesmo?

[su_quote cite=” Charles Baudelaire”]O tédio, fruto infeliz da incuriosidade[/su_quote]<p>Dez anos. Já?<p>Há dez anos o presidente da Câmara dos Deputados …

Proteção contra o mais do mesmo

Para preenchê-lo, estímulos quase repetitivos: gibis, poucas revistas nacionais, 10 canais de TV e rádio – sim, o desafio de gravar fitas cassete com …

Narcisismo

[su_heading size=”24″ align=”left” margin=”0″]O tema deste mês do Articulistas UoD é o narcisismo nos últimos 10 anos. Impossível não vincular o tema …

Gun Control Keeps Getting Shot Down. Why Does a Tiny Minority Always Win?

Most Americans want reasonable gun safety laws, and in a democracy, the majority is supposed to win. Why isn't it working that way with gun …

Masons and American history: The 1826 kidnapping, allegedly by freemasons, that changed American politics forever.

To this day, nobody knows the true fate of Capt. William Morgan. A failed businessman and citizen of generally low repute, Morgan was abducted from …

How to Calm Your Nerves with "Mental Rehearsal" and Get Through Anything

They say worrying does you no good, but worrying <i>productively</i> can actually get you through anything—whether it’s asking for a raise or running a big …

To Serve Man: it's a notebook!

Thinkgeek's $13 To Serve Man notebook is a replica of the prop used in Damon Knight's classic 1962 Twilight Zone episode To Serve Man.<p>Damon was one …

The greatest film debate of our generation: 1993 or 1994?

Welcome to the first annual Verge Hack Week. We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team have gathered in New York to help build all sorts of …

More Lovely Microcars

"QUANTUM SHOT" #878 <br>Link - article by Avi Abrams<p><b>World's Smallest Vehicles: Some Are Ugly, Some Are Cute, All Are Fondly Remembered</b><p>As today's economy …

Como transformar uma quadra de basquete em uma gigantesca tela de LED

A novidade circulou bastante essa semana, mas caso você não tenha visto, precisa ver. E achei mais alguns videos também.<p>É uma quadra de basquete …

Lip Art

As cara e bocas da artista londrina de make-up Laura Jenkinson, que desenha personagens de cartoon em bocas alheias.<p>Você pode acompanhar seu trabalho …

Silicon Bayou rising: New Orleans' drive to be the next great tech city

<i>By Jesse Hicks and Andrew Thompson</i><p>From a distance it looked like a typical New Orleans street party: a tree-lined, brick walkway just blocks from the Mississippi River, thronged with people enjoying the late-March weather. The air crackled with excitement, a sense of common purpose. Large speakers …

Beyond recognition: the incredible story of a face transplant

For Carmen Tarleton, the day started out normally enough. Tarleton, 45, had errands to run, a piano lesson to get to, a house to tidy. Tomorrow was Valentine’s Day, and for the first time in a long time — the first time since the attack five years earlier — she looked forward to spending it with a …

40 years of icons: the evolution of the modern computer interface

Fifty years ago, the word “computer” had a very different meaning. Prior to World War II, the word referred not to machines, but to people (mostly women in order to save costs) hired as human calculators. During the war, military research spawned mechanical calculators, “computers” such as Colossus …