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Medewerker slachtbedrijf Vion overleden na aanval van stier in Tilburg: ‘Het is vreselijk’
Medewerker slachtbedrijf Vion overleden na aanval van stier in Tilburg: ‘Het is vreselijk’
TILBURG - Een medewerker van slachtbedrijf Vion aan de Enschotsestraat in Tilburg is vrijdagochtend overleden nadat hij werd aangevallen door een stier. Een woordvoerder van het slachtbedrijf laat weten dat het bedrijf meeleeft met de familie en nabestaanden van het slachtoffer. „Het is vreselijk.”
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Medewerker slachtbedrijf Vion overleden na aanval van stier in Tilburg: ‘Het is vreselijk’
Animal senses are superpowers
Animal senses are superpowers
Review of An Immense World by Ed Yong — The Times (archived 10-6-2022)
Birds have four colour receptors, rather than three, giving them access to a vast array of colour combinations unknown to us. So do some humans. Almost 50,000 people in the UK are “tetrachromats”
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Animal senses are superpowers
Matthew McConaughey : the beat of his own drum
Matthew McConaughey : the beat of his own drum
Matthew McConaughey was playing the bongos naked and stoned at 2.40am at his home in Austin. By his telling, he was “winding down” after a 48-hour bender following a triumphant victory by his beloved Texas Longhorns — “it was time to smoke a bowl . . . time to stand over my drum set and follow the rhythm of the blues” — when two policemen rudely burst in. He refused to allow them to protect his modesty with a blanket: “I’m not putting shit on! My naked ass is proof I was mindin’ my own business!”
·archive.ph·
Matthew McConaughey : the beat of his own drum
Tehching Hsieh’s art of survival in America
Tehching Hsieh’s art of survival in America
Tehching Hsieh's one year performances required some serious commitment. My personal favourite is No Art Piece 1986 where he abstained from making or looking at any art for one year.
from July 1, 1985, to July 1, 1986, abstain from making or looking at any art (No Art Piece).
if i was still teaching art i would make this a requirement for every student
·artforum.com·
Tehching Hsieh’s art of survival in America
The epic battle with cancer's 'Death Star'
The epic battle with cancer's 'Death Star'
TL;DR don't get stuck in the 'on' state.
20% of all cancers harbour a mutation in one of three RAS genes; KRAS, HRAS and NRAS. Each of these genes directs the production of a protein that naturally flexes and relaxes, on and off, thousands of times a second. In the “on” position, it allows cells to grow, and then in the “off” setting, it stops the growth. However, when the RAS genes are mutated, the protein remains stuck in its on state, and the cell is forced to proliferate out of control, becoming a tumour.
·theguardian.com·
The epic battle with cancer's 'Death Star'
New Look, Same Great Look | Kim Beil
New Look, Same Great Look | Kim Beil
The history of humans being confounded by colour.
It’s now estimated that perception may be up to 90 percent based on memory; barely 10 percent of what we think we’re seeing is the result of stimuli outside the body in the present moment. In order to process huge amounts of visual information, the brain relies on memories of prior experience. Color is not only a wonder of the natural world but something inside us, as Wittgenstein hinted. Following Goethe, whose 1810 Theory of Colours inspired Wittgenstein’s investigation, “If the eye were not sunny, how could we perceive light?” Our memories of experiences, like photographs, may seem to represent the past, but they also shape how we see the present and the future.
·laphamsquarterly.org·
New Look, Same Great Look | Kim Beil
Juliet Berto, Phantom Lady Over Paris
Juliet Berto, Phantom Lady Over Paris
Juliet Berto's impact ranged from being an icon of and key collaborator in the French New Wave to directing her own films in the 1980s.
·mubi.com·
Juliet Berto, Phantom Lady Over Paris
A Travelogue of Imaginary Lands in Stamps
A Travelogue of Imaginary Lands in Stamps
Donald Evans concentrated all of his attention on the postage stamp, unlocking its potential to evoke distant, unseen lands.
·hyperallergic.com·
A Travelogue of Imaginary Lands in Stamps