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Heath Ledger wins the Oscar for best supporting actor as the Joker in Batman

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Heath Ledger just won the Oscar! It is amazing. He is the first actor to receive an Oscar post-human! His family accepted the Oscar and called it a moment to celebrate, which it is! Congratulations, Heath Ledger! My previous blog on the Joker: http://blog.ipressl.com/2008/08/11/exklusiv-interview-mit-verstorbenen-schauspieler-genie-heath-ledger/ The Oscars, an amazing event that speaks the international language of […]

Art

Snow Crash – Gargoyles

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So, I heart that Snow Crash is a must read for every MIT student. I purchased the book and I did some research on the infamous Gargoyles described in the book: http://flickr.com/photos/49502995517@N01/500284320 and http://flickr.com/photos/79644790@N00/263640774 (see the image descriptions!) Then I found this: This ultralight spherical video camera attaches to a headband, providing a third eye […]

Ideas and Engineering

Researching Hearing TO "See" like a Bat

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Through a class that I am taking at MIT I got really interested about our senses. The class is called Networked Cultures: Collision – Body vs Network (http://collision.mit.edu/) So, I started to… Research HEARING: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hearing_(sense) Hearing (or audition) is one of the traditional five senses. It is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations […]

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Charles DARWIN toDAY

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Today is Charles Darwin Day! Today, is Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday! Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882): WIKIPEDIA So, when one thinks about Charles Darwin, you think about Galapagos and reptiles, huge reptiles – maybe exciting, maybe not…. BUT, I have heart something way interesting on an Austrian radio channel lately: […]

Sport

Soymilk is healthy – Thank god!

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After reading this GERMAN (sorry,…) article, I am happy again. All those rumors about soy being unhealthy dont feel to good. With this article, I feel much better though, while eating my muesli with soy milk: So, for all non-german speaking readers: Soy products are good for you! – I am glad especially, because I […]

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CINEATRIX goes into the final round at MLA2008

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Wow, I was amazed when I opened my mail and this wonderful certificate looked at me: Great! I submited the concept of CINEATRIX (www.redwired.org/cineatrix) last year and was happy to find out that it got so far at the MLA (more info about the MLA award – german site). A lot of the cool videos […]