On the 40th anniversary of the Cube’s invention (April 2014) the interactive Rubik’s Cube Exhibition, which explores the interplay of design, engineering, mathematics, and creativity, will open at Liberty Science Center. It will remain at the Center for six months and then travel around the world to art museums, science centers, and alternative exhibit spaces for up to seven years.
The exhibition will include a working Rubik’s Cube made from $2.5 million worth of diamonds; elaborate Cube artwork; Cube-solving robots; virtual reality simulations of Cubes that aren’t really there; a glowing 35-foot-tall Rubik’s Cube that can be manipulated by anyone with an Internet connection; and a tiny nanoscale Cube.
Google will be the creative partner of the Rubik’s Cube Exhibition and will join LSC in presenting a stunning digital and in-person experience. “At Google, we are all about tackling tough challenges with as much accuracy and speed as possible,” said Lorraine Twohill, head of Global Marketing at Google. “The Rubik’s Cube embodies this drive, encouraging people around the world to try their hand at one of the world’s most iconic toys. We are happy to contribute to Liberty Science Center’s worldwide effort to use the Cube to get children excited about science, technology, engineering and math.”
By Joe Calamito
Come on now somebody had to ask the question. Here’s another one- “Aren’t we all getting a little tired of hearing about the negative press this show generates and these New Jersey and Staten Island shore kids involved in the show.” I know I am. I would like to say something to the cast of Jersey Shore… Kids, I use to hang out down Seaside Heights in the 60s,and early 70s some of my DNA is probably still hanging around, thousands of metro area youth for decades have done the same thing for countless summers- head down the shore: drink, sit on the beach, party, get in fights, meet girls, meet guys, get in arguments, hang out in clubs, drink, drink, drink etc.
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Imagine the songwriting inspiration of Joni Mitchell, steeped in the soulful sensibility of Donny Hathaway, played by the cream of the world’s musicians and sung with the voice of an angel…one whose very life experience pours out of every song. This is the magic that is contained in Songs From the Concrete…the powerful new debut ep by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Chrissi Poland.
While her searing and soulful voice is her primary instrument, Chrissi is the consummate musician and is adept at piano, guitar and drums. She is currently performing music from the new ep at many of NYC’s hottest venues including Le Poisson Rouge, The Living Room, The Rockwood Music Hall, City Winery and The Metropolitan Room. On May 13, 2010 she will be performing live at the Canal Room to celebrate the official release of Songs From the Concrete. Continue reading MUSIC River View Observer Best Pick New Artist Chrissi Poland
A new virus is being spammed across the Internet, sending e-mails requesting that Facebook login information be reset. Facebook users and others are being warned not to click on the attachments in emails that appear to be from Facebook, asking for a password reset confirmation. Users receive e-mail messages that appear to be from the social networking website and the e-mails have malicious attachments that will immediately infect computers once opened. Some of the actions of the virus include searching for and stealing passwords and login information to a variety of personal accounts, including banking information and investment accounts.
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2010 May Yield a Bonanza of Opportunities
According to Trendwatching.com- 2010 may yield a bonanza of opportunities. If the Global Recession has ended what trends will we see this coming year that could bring a host of recession-proof opportunities.
Number one on their list is –BUSINESS AS USUALL- see what else made the list.
Do you agree with these trends-can you add something not mentioned ?
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