This is an incredible video that I wish I had more context for - suffice it to say the end result is concentrated sunshine melting a rock.
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Another gem from Discover Magazine (I am seriously addicted to them): "This research is, like, so helpful for like, interviews and stuff - Interviewees’ overuse of the word “like” and effects in simulated hiring decisions."
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The good people at Flavorwire have compiled a list of inspired book and album pairings.
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Beautiful shots - 360 degree reverse photography (and how to do it yourself!)
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For a bit of silliness, a collection of fake band flyers and just your general ole fake flyers.
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I happened to catch a segment on the Dance Ninja when I was in the gym last week and am glad to have stumbled upon him again … although not literally because I would definitely have a heart attack.
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From my friend Jessica, a thought-provoking article by David Brooks asking, "What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit?"
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From the Spooky Department of Scary: 12 American Ghost Towns.
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You know what you need to do? Get some sleep! You know why exactly? Well, this helpful infograph will tell you.
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