1. Scientific Realism vs Anti-Realism
(by the excellent philosophy-in-figures)

    Scientific Realism vs Anti-Realism

    (by the excellent philosophy-in-figures)

  2. 3D weaving can reduce cost and improve structural integrity in architecture →

    "RCA graduate Oluwaseyi Sosanya shows us the 3D-weaving machine he invented, which he claims could be used to create better sportswear, medical implants and even architecture."

  3. Confessions of an Astronaut
(via notpulpcovers)

    Confessions of an Astronaut

    (via notpulpcovers)

    (Source: Flickr / jamie179)

  4. The Japanese Garden Sunsetat the Missouri Botanical Gardens
by Joshua McMichael
HDRI iPhone panorama assembled in Photoshop

    The Japanese Garden Sunset
    at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

    by Joshua McMichael

    HDRI iPhone panorama assembled in Photoshop

  5. Dancers at Rudolf von Laban’s dance schoolBerlin, 1929
(via hierarchical aestheticism)

    Dancers at Rudolf von Laban’s dance school
    Berlin, 1929

    (via hierarchical aestheticism)

  6. How Markets Crowd Out Morals | Boston Review →

    "We live in a time when almost anything can be bought and sold. Markets have come to govern our lives as never before. But are there some things that money should not be able to buy? Most people would say yes."

    - Michael J. Sandel for the Boston Review

  7. How to Be Good - The New Yorker →

    Parfit believes that there are true answers to moral questions, just as there are to mathematical ones. Humans can perceive these truths, through a combination of intuition and critical reasoning, but they remain true whether humans perceive them or not. He believes that there is nothing more urgent for him to do in his brief time on earth than discover what these truths are and persuade others of their reality. He believes that without moral truth the world would be a bleak place in which nothing mattered. This thought horrifies him.”

  8. Abyss Table
    Designer Christopher Duff of Duffy London  has released concept images of the Abyss Table, a carefully layered table made from sculpted Perspex and wood that creates a geographic cross-section of the ocean. The tables will be limited to a series of 25 and are available for purchase here.

    (via escapekit)

    (Source: thisiscolossal.com)

  9. Images from the Distorted Gravity series
    by Anka Zhuravleva

  10. ITS GETTING VERY META AROUND HERE →

    US Government gets caught spying on German committee looking into the US Government getting caught spying on Germany