"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - L.D

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
― Albert Einstein

"The heart has its reasons which reason knows not."

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Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

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Frozen Venice | Robert Jahns | Via

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Mathematical Object Minimalist Posters by Visualizingmath(Yes, I actually attempted to make something!)

Thank you to Curiosamathematica for creating the Klein Bottle image!

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Android Are Bringing Technology to the Wrist

“Information that moves with you”. This is the promise of the newly announced smart watch concept from Android. In the past few years, the phrase “wearable technology” has been on the minds of every big tech company. Now, many of them are making true on the promise of smart devices solely built for portability and ease of use. What setsAndroid Wear apart from the flood of smart watches and wristbands, is the combination of Google OS and a truly elevated design aesthetic.

By incorporating incredibly intelligent software, any information is at the tip of your finger and a glance at your wrist. Search for exciting new restaurants, find the quickest route home, or find out the name of the actor who was in that obscure movie from your childhood.

Before the announcement of Android Wear, we have been limited to rather bulky smart watches or sporty, rubberized bands that can stand out (in a negative way). While the concepts for Android wear are still on the large side, thankfully with the help of theMotorola design team, the watches are moving towards a more inconspicuous look. Basically, you will no longer feel like you have a brick strapped to your wrist.

My favorite silly gene names

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On the heels of this post detailing the adorable story of the hedgehog gene, here’s some more of my favorite silly gene names, and the mutant reasons their redonkulous names:

  • tinman - Mutants do not develop a heart (Fruit fly)
  • dreadlocks - Causes photoreceptors to sprout…

Einstein and the Paper Clip

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According to mathematician and Einstein collaborator Ernst Straus, this is the anecdote that Albert most thought captured his essence:

We [Einstein and Ernst Straus] had finished the preparation of a paper and were looking for a paper clip. After opening a lot of drawers we finally found…

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(Source: stunningpicture)

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Food Chemistry Infographics (PDF). Follow Compound Interest on Tumblr!

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humpback whales in their natural habitat before deforestation forced them into the sea

this is actually so cool

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『全宇宙誌』 松岡正剛ほか[編] 工作舎 1979

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