brooklyner misplaced curatorial

Sep 29

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“You’re querying the organ that has the problem and you’re asking it to talk to you, but it can’t do it properly because of that damage," he says. "That’s the Alice in Wonderland part. You have to figure out with mirrors and metaphors how to get at the problem.” — A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries of the Brain By Talking And Watching : Shots - Health News : NPR

Sep 25

(via Think you drink a lot? This chart will tell you. - The Washington Post)

(via Think you drink a lot? This chart will tell you. - The Washington Post)

Sep 22

Piano/Video Phase -

jkottke:

In 1967, Steve Reich wrote a piece of music called Piano Phase. The piece is performed by two pianists playing the same piece of music at two slightly different speeds. As the piece progresses, the music moves in and out of phase with itself. Classical percussionist David Cossin performed with a…

Sep 11

The Simpsons (by morozgrafix)

The Simpsons (by morozgrafix)

Sep 10

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Sep 05

How Memorizing "$19.05" Can Help You Outsmart the MTA -

iquantny:

We’ve all been there. The train is coming into the station, and you grab your MetroCard and quickly try and swipe it at a turnstile.

"Please Swipe Again". "Please Swipe Again". "Insufficient Fare".

The last two words are killer. You think to yourself “I swear I had a balance on this card”….

Sep 02

Deric's MindBlog: Intergenerational transmission of emotional trauma.

Sep 01

40 Years After 'Working,' A View From The Driver's Seat : NPR