Watch Our Story In One Minute, a mesmerizing tapestry of footage tracing the cosmic and biological origins of our species, all sewn together to the sounds of original music by MelodySheep.
Posted on Monday, November 5th 2012
Person to person, wouldn’t it be interesting to see if everyone did this what the spectrum of “achievement” would include?
Of all the images that have ever been made, would you be able to select just 100 to represent our species and human achievement? Trevor Paglen’s Last Pictures is a project to do not only that, but also launch those images into geosynchronous orbit around Earth – all so that long after humans are gone, any space-wanderer will be able to fathom what humanity was all about.
Posted on Tuesday, October 30th 2012
Reblogged from WIRED
To put things in perspective…
history of earth in 24 hours
Charles Darwin’s Pocket Notebook
“Books to be Read”
Lotte Time Lapse: Birth to 12 years in two minutes. Fascinating — and fascinating that someone has the discipline to do it consistently for 12 years.
Posted on Tuesday, April 24th 2012
Food for thought: Is music a deep biological adaptation in its own right, or is it a cultural invention based mostly on our other capacities for language, learning, and emotion? And if music is an adaptation, did it really evolve to promote mating success as Darwin thought, or other for benefits such as group cooperation or mother-infant bonding?
Posted on Monday, April 16th 2012