Archive for November 23rd, 2008

Street animation by Blu

| November 23, 2008 | 2 Replies
Street animation by Blu

It’s both enchanting and creepy, and it’s often large scale.  It’s street animation by Argentine artist “Blu.” MUTO a wall-painted animation by BLU from blu on Vimeo.

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Broken window theory of criminality has been demonstrated

| November 23, 2008 | 1 Reply
Broken window theory of criminality has been demonstrated

The “Broken Window” theory of criminality is that when people observe disorder, they are more likely to engage in anti-social acts.  Translated into an experiment, the principle was tested by George Kelling and his associates.  They asked whether people would litter more where there is illegal graffiti and where others have littered.  They have concluded […]

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Astrophysicist George Smoot explores how the universe congealed into structures.

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Astrophysicist George Smoot explores how the universe congealed into structures.

In this TED video, astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize winner George Smoot studies the cosmic microwave background radiation — the afterglow of the Big Bang.  Smoot presents his lecture with the help of dramatic images created through the crunching of massive amounts of real-life data. The bottom line is that though we have much left […]

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