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Tag Archive: Art

Sep 06 2012

Calling Atheist Artists!

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This is a post by guest blogger Ellen Bulger. Wanted: Painters, Poets, Potters, Dancers, Filmmakers, Textile Artists, Musicians, Landscape Designers, Novelists, Printmakers, Songwriters, Sculptors, Animators, Actors and Architects… A lot of atheists like to keep their heads down. Historically, it’s been that or lose ‘em. Recently that has changed and to some it must seem …

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Aug 23 2012

Creatives not Creationists

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This is a post by guest blogger Ellen Bulger. When the lines of engagement are drawn, most everyone counts science on the side of atheism. But many theists claim art as theirs and theirs alone. Atheists, we are told, are cold, bitter, empty souls. “Look,” we are admonished, “look at all the great art that …

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Jun 29 2012

You thought YOU knew how to play with Legos.

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Jason Freeny is a muralist and designer. He’s been involved with creating props and design for theater and television, and he acquired a great deal of acclaim for his erotic art, which was has appeared in Heavy Metal, Juxtapoz Erotica, Penthouse and Time Out New York. But dude knows how to rock some Legos.  These are …

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Jan 14 2012

Symphony of Science

I hadn’t visited Symphony of Science in a little while. The last video I watched was #8 The Big Beginning, and when I wasn’t looking John Boswell came out with four more productions: Ode to the Brain (with Carl Sagan, Robert Winston, Vilayanur Ramachandran, Jill Bolte Taylor, Bill Nye, and Oliver Sacks) Children of Africa (Carolyn Porco, Neil deGrasse …

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Jan 12 2012

Gravity Stool – Art and Science

I found this link on Twitter from ThinkGeek. Jólan van der Wiel designed a machine containing magnets, that “grows” plastic embedded with magnetic material into these unique shapes. Gravity Stool from Miranda Stet on Vimeo. Image source

Jul 22 2011

Atheists Don’t Swear Oaths On Darwin.

I’m a fan of Mike Peter’s Mother Goose & Grimm comic strip. I’ve been reading the adventures of Grimmy, Atilla the Cat, Mom, Ralph and the many other side characters featured in Mother Goose & Grimm since I was a little girl too young to understand the jokes. Also, I agree with a lot of Mike …

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Jul 14 2011

Tattoo Thoughts

I received my first tattoo when I turned 18, for typical 18 year-old reasoning: “Ooo naughty!” and “Only $100 you say?” $100 was just enough to make it seem like a meaningful decision – money was sacrificed, therefore the commodity which was purchased was worthwhile. I’m not proud of my first tattoo, although neither am …

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Jun 03 2011

Books – How They Work

I’m out of town traipsing around the woods this weekend, so I’ll most likely be unable to respond to comments and the like (we’ll see how good the 3G is in the state park this year). But I do have a few posts queued up until I return to regular blogging on Monday (or so). …

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Feb 16 2011

I can haz camera?

I would love to graduate from my point and shoot camera. I did move up when I bought my HTC Incredible smartphone. With 8mp, I have twice the resolution of my old 4.1mp Sony Cyber-Shot. But I want a camera that can take action shots (multiple frames per second – the fast click, click, click …

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Jan 20 2011

Endless Loop Diving

Here’s a cool video of an “endless loop” of  swimmers diving from the high platform:

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