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Hannah Arendt on Being vs. Appearing and Our Impulse for Self-Display | Brain Pickings

Hannah Arendt on Being vs. Appearing and Our Impulse for Self-Display

“Nothing and nobody exists in this world whose very being does not presuppose a spectator.”

Four New Elements Are Added to Periodic Table - image of Element 117.

4 New Elements Are Added To The Periodic Table

With the discoveries now confirmed, "The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete," according to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

How Iran is Hiding One of the World's Best Secret Modern Art Collections- The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art - Bloomberg

Iran Has Been Hiding One of the World's Great Collections of Modern Art

We went to Tehran to see the secret Warhols.

The long and peculiar history of the designer human, from Plato’s citizen breeders to Nobel sperm banks and beyond

The dream of designing humans has a long and peculiar history – Nathaniel Comfort | Aeon Essays

The long and peculiar history of the designer human, from Plato’s citizen breeders to Nobel sperm banks and beyond

The Chemist Who Hasn't Showered in 12 Years Explains Why He Doesn't Stink | Motherboard

The Chemist Who Hasn't Showered in 12 Years Explains Why He Doesn't Stink

David Whitlock developed a spray that preserves the good bacteria on the skin.

We test out Blinkist, a new book-summary app, against Wikipedia (and actual reading)

Is There a Way to Read Books Faster?

We test out Blinkist, a new book-summary app, against Wikipedia (and actual reading)

How Iowa Wrestling Explains the American Midwest- The Guardian

How wrestling explains the American midwest

Greg Couch: More than 42,000 fans turned out on Saturday to watch a wrestling dual meet in Iowa, a place where wrestling means something more

Back in the mid-2000s, auto engineers Andrew Masters and Allen Wittman released Liquid Ass as the be-all and end-all of olfactory gags (literally, gags). On this week's episode of "The Leap," the strange story of the world's worst smell.

The Story Of 'Liquid Ass,' The World's Worst Smell - Digg

Back in the mid-2000s, auto engineers Andrew Masters and Allen Wittman released Liquid Ass as the be-all and end-all of olfactory gags (literally, gags). On this week's episode of "The Leap," the strange story of the world's worst smell.

Adolf Bastian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Adolf Bastian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Motor Museum in Miniature

The Motor Museum in Miniature