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First success witnessed in the world's longest-running experiment
This is the experiment where the pitch ( tar ) drops are taking years to drop through a funnel.
weird-bizarre-oddities  experiments  world-records 
april 2014 by daguti
Marina Abramović, “Rhythm 0,” 1974 - Imgur
prison = Nothing to do with prison, but it mentions the Stanford Prison Experiment and I'll be able to find this that way.
prison  experiments  art 
april 2013 by daguti
PostSecret App Lets You Reveal Your Hidden Thoughts [VIDEO]
This website was covered in a story that I bookmarked with these same 4 tags (art, postcards,experiments,secrets) on Feb 28, 2007. Now it's an app! Cool.
art  postcards  experiments  secrets 
august 2011 by daguti
Music Written For Monkeys Strikes A Chord : NPR
Music has great power to alter our emotions — making us happy or sad, agitated or calm. Psychologists have tried in vain to figure out why that happens. Now, a composer says he's has a clue. And he got it by writing music not for humans, but for monkeys.

David Teie plays cello with the National Symphony Orchestra and even on occasion with the heavy metal band Metallica. He's also a composer.

Teie has been developing a theory to explain why music plays on human emotions. His theory is that music relates to the most primitive sounds we make and respond to, like laughter, heartbeats, or a mother's cooing.
music  experiments  animals  psychology  evolution 
september 2009 by daguti
tweenbots | kacie kinzer
In New York City, we are very occupied with getting from one place to another. I wondered: could a human-like object traverse sidewalks and streets along with us, and in so doing, create a narrative about our relationship to space and our willingness to interact with what we find in it? More importantly, how could our actions be seen within a larger context of human connection that emerges from the complexity of the city itself? To answer these questions, I built robots.

Tweenbots are human-dependent robots that navigate the city with the help of pedestrians they encounter. Rolling at a constant speed, in a straight line, Tweenbots have a destination displayed on a flag, and rely on people they meet to read this flag and to aim them in the right direction to reach their goal.

Given their extreme vulnerability, the vastness of city space, the dangers posed by traffic, suspicion of terrorism, and the possibility that no one would be interested in helping a lost
society  culture  social-skills  people  experiments 
april 2009 by daguti
The secrets people reveal - CNN.com
PostSecret a Web site that showcases anonymous secrets. Frank Warren began PostSecret as a public art project.

I bookmarked a follow-up on PostSecret by Mashable on 8/25/2011 saying that PostSecret is now an app. Cool, eh?
(Bookmarked with these same 4 tags: art, postcards,experiments,secrets)
art  postcards  secrets  experiments 
march 2007 by daguti

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