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There is intelligence in everything!

While mathematicians use powerful optimization servers to solve the Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP), mould has the solution biologically embedded within it. 

5 important chemicals and your body

5 important chemicals and your body

The biological advantages of being awestruck

Life in full flow on the earth and in space

#tahoe #shadow #nature (at Northstar-at-Tahoe Village)

#tahoe #shadow #nature (at Northstar-at-Tahoe Village)

#bakerbeach #sf #goldengate  (at Baker Beach)

#bakerbeach #sf #goldengate (at Baker Beach)

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel (Interactive)

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel (Interactive)

Your body's amazing reaction to water

Scholander found that a person need submerge only his face in water to activate these life-lengthening (and lifesaving) reflexes.

Scholander had documented one of the most extreme transformations ever discovered in the human body, a change that occurred only in water. He called it the Master Switch of Life.

Start your day with a Meez

The “Meez,” as professionals call it, translates into “everything in its place.” In practice, it involves studying a recipe, thinking through the tools and equipment you will need, and assembling the ingredients in the right proportion before you begin. It is the planning phase of every meal—the moment when chefs evaluate the totality of what they are trying to achieve and create an action plan for the meal ahead.


(Source: moreverything, via distraction)

Mary Meeker’s much anticipated internet trends report @KPCB

What are quantum computers? What can they do?

Plato’s allegory of the Cave

The King at Plug and Play

"Either we are a multi-planet species out there exploring the stars, or a single-planet species waiting around for some extinction event"

Elon Musk