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TED now has an official Android app (, available on +Google Play! This nonprofit organization started out as a conference on Technology, Entertainment, and Design, but has grown to devote itself to all Ideas Worth Spreading.

TED's official Android app presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus, and music legends. Find more than 1200 TEDTalk videos and audios (with more added each week) to stream or download to your mobile device. What's your favorite TEDTalk?

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It's like Tron Legacy, but in dance form.

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(Wed04) Learn how to fight sepsis by playing a game:

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A Supercell Thunderstorm Cloud Over Montana

Is that a spaceship or a cloud? Although it may seem like an alien mothership, it's actually a impressive thunderstorm cloud called a supercell. Such colossal storm systems center on mesocyclones -- rotating updrafts that can span several kilometers and deliver torrential rain and high winds including tornadoes. Jagged sculptured clouds adorn the supercell's edge, while wind swept dust and rain dominate the center. A tree waits patiently in the foreground. The above supercell cloud was photographed in July 2010 west of Glasgow, Montana, USA, caused minor damage, and lasted several hours before moving on.

Credit & Copyright: Sean R. Heavey

Short, but thought provoking piece on why "renewable energy" isn't good enough.

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Crazy passion.
Posted by +Gabriel Vasile:

One man, 100,000 toothpicks, and 35 years: An incredible kinetic sculpture of San Francisco.

Thirty five years ago, artist Scott Weaver had already begun work on this insanely complex kinetic sculpture, Rolling through the Bay, that he continues to modify and expand even today.

The elaborate sculpture is comprised of multiple “tours” that move pingpong balls through neighborhoods, historical locations, and iconic symbols of San Francisco, all recreated with a little glue, some toothpicks, and an incredible amount of ingenuity.

He admits in the video that there are several toothpick sculptures even larger than his, but none has the unique kinetic components he’s constructed. Weaver estimates he’s spent over 3,000 hours on the project, and the toothpicks have been sourced from around the world.

You can find this amazing piece of art in the American Visionary Art Museum

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Toothpics Sculpture (8 photos)
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This man's photography is unfailingly brilliant. 

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full moon & poseidon's temple @ cape sounion

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A shower doesn't quench the heat, just makes me want to pull you in with me.
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