- Staff Picks: Heaven, Hearing Trumpets, and Hong Sang-sooby The Paris Review on January 15, 2021 at 9:09 pm
This week, the staff of ‘The Paris Review’ cozies up with some Hong Sang-soo films, revisits a previously inscrutable novel, and reads Emerson Whitney.
- Wait, There’s Such A Thing As Illegal LEGO Building Techniques?by Carlos Zotomayor on January 18, 2021 at 9:16 am
While most of us enjoy the simple acts of assembling LEGOs into typical structures of buildings, robots, and vehicles, LEGO enthusiasts tinker with this stuff ‘illegally.’ Wait, what?! Well, you just read that right: You can do illegal things with a LEGO. In this useful video by Jack from The JackHammer, even a LEGO novice [...] The post Wait, There’s Such A Thing As Illegal LEGO Building Techniques? appeared first on SolidSmack.
- New Zealand Police want help in finding the owners of recovered stolen artworksby Unknown on January 11, 2021 at 9:04 am
Image Credit: Waikato PoliceLaw enforcement authorities with the Waikato Police have posted photos of numerous artworks to their Facebook page which officers believe were taken during a spate of burglaries from properties around the Waihi Beach and Coromandel area at the western end of the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand's North Island. Image Credit: Waikato PoliceARCA's readers are encouraged to make a report online at 105.police.govt.nz if […]
- Weekly Web Roundup: Jan. 15, 2021by Ann Marie Watson on January 15, 2021 at 3:37 pm
Friday, January 15, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAll of us at Americans for the Arts would like to take a moment to celebrate you and the work you have done to lift the voices of artists and arts organizations in your communities throughout a challenging year. Our Web Roundup went on hiatus over the holidays, but we’re back to help catch you up on content you might have missed over the break and give you a leg up on 2021.
- How to Bust Your Spotify Feedback Loop and Find New Musicby Victoria Turk, WIRED UK on January 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Does the algorithm know you too well? Here’s how to shake up your recommendations for a more varied listening experience.
- martin luther king visits india -- 1/18/21on January 18, 2021 at 8:21 am
Today's selection -- from Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. In 1959 Reverend King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, toured India. There he had a startling revelation: "In the winter of 1959, after leading the Montgomery bus boycott that arose from the arrest of Rosa Parks and before the trials and triumphs to come, Martin Luther King, Jr., and his wife, Coretta, landed in India, in the city then known as Bombay, to visit […]
- Reviving L’bokator, Cambodia's ancient martial artsby VOD on January 14, 2021 at 11:24 pm
The sport is now recognized by the World Martial Arts Association and will be included in the 2023 Southeast Asia Games,
- Online Dating: Does Education Matter?on January 13, 2017 at 6:51 pm
Online daters are most likely to contact people with the same level of education as them, but are less fussy about an intellectual match as they get older, according to new research.
- 5 COVID Compliant Ways to Attract More Customersby ID Blogger on January 6, 2021 at 8:37 pm
5 COVID Compliant Ways to Attract More Customers 2020 was, for the most part, a year from hell. Our lives were turned upside down, people lost loved ones and we all had to learn to adapt to our new version of “normal”. For some of us with companies, COVID compliance can be tricky but we all need to find the balance between staying safe and staying in business. Here are 5 COVID compliant ways to attract more customers to your business in […]
- This Elaborately Armored Samurai Was Folded From A Single Sheet of Paperby Grace Ebert on January 16, 2021 at 11:46 pm
Juho Könkkölä spent upwards of 50 hours scoring and folding just one sheet of Wenzhou rice paper to create this painstakingly detailed samurai complete with plated armor, traditional helmet, and sword. Beginning with a 95 x 95-centimeter page, the 23-year-old Finnish artist used a combination of wet and dry origami techniques to shape the 28-centimeter-tall warrior of his own design. “There are several hundreds of steps to fold it from the […]
- The True, The Real And The Beautiful: 7 Years Of 'Cosmos And Culture'by Adam Frank on April 13, 2018 at 3:45 pm
Through science commentary, we created a place for exploration of deep, complex issues. There's a hunger in all of us for more than just facts — we hunger for meaning, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
- The UK Cinema Industry in 2020 – A Year to Learn Fromby Claire Beswick on January 18, 2021 at 3:03 pm
It is quite revealing as to the state of the year when a third of the top 10 films of 2020 were in fact released in 2019. But 2020 was far from normal, as the latest annual summary from Comscore... The post The UK Cinema Industry in 2020 – A Year to Learn From appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.
- Chadwick Rantanen at STANDARD (OSLO)by Contemporary Art Daily on January 18, 2021 at 5:47 pm
Artist: Chadwick Rantanen Venue: STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo Exhibition Title: Worm Date: December 4, 2020 – February 6, 2021 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of the artist and STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo. Photos by Vegard Kleven. Press Release: STANDARD (OSLO) is proud to present a