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5 Interesting Links for 07-17-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Politics (Art) The National Gallery of Art chose Jaune Quick-to-See Smith as the first Native American artist to add to the museum’s collection. Her work is overtly political and addresses … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-10-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Testing (COVID-19) An explanation of a technique for improving both the cost and speed of COVID-19 testing using pooled test groups. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/pool-testing-could-be-fastest-cheapest-way-increase-coronavirus-screening-180975251/ Checklist (Editing) An annotated list of eight key … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-26-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Steampunk (Art) Artist Tammie Wales shares some of her beautiful steampunk art painted with coffee instead of traditional paints. https://www.boredpanda.com/it-takes-hours-to-paint-steampunk-art-using-real-coffee/ Preventative (Health Care) There have been many attempts to provide … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 216: Behind the Walls of Big Ben

My mom sent me a clipped version of this introduction to the architecture and mechanics of Big Ben because she knows how much I enjoy mechanisms. Well, architecture is only mechanisms with mortar, so I’m sharing the full-length piece. It’s … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-05-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Textile (Art) UK artist Helen Thompson uses vintage textiles to give her dog sculptures the appearance of life and to provoke an emotional reaction. https://www.boredpanda.com/textile-dog-sculptures-holy-smoke-helen-thompson/ Doctors (History) The image of … Continue reading

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