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Iannis Xenakis, the Greek composer trained as an architect, created expressive works of mind-bending mathematical complexity that according to one critic, have "all the teeming unpredictable power of a glacier, the thrilling complexity of shape and movement of a mass animal migration."

Iannis Xenakis: Musical Sorcery Using Mathematical Totems

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Iannis Xenakis, the Greek composer trained as an architect, created expressive works of mind-bending mathematical complexity that according to one critic, have “all the teeming unpredictable power of a glacier, the thrilling complexity of shape and movement of a mass animal migration.”

A surge in rail transport has accounted for hundreds of thousands of gallons of spilled crude oil, more than the previous four decades combined. Ross Hammond from ForestEthics outlines five immediate actions for President Obama on train safety.

Five Actions to Protect Communities from Explosive Crude By Rail

A surge in rail transport has accounted for hundreds of thousands of gallons of spilled crude oil, more than the previous four decades combined. Ross Hammond from ForestEthics outlines five immediate actions for President Obama on train safety.

"Planet Ocean" -- explores how the health of the oceans are the pivot for all of Earth's healthy ecosystems. This international documentary, directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot, wonders whether it is possible for Earth’s dominant inhabitants to change the way we view our oceans.

Planet Ocean: Envisioning Land and Seas as One Ecosystem

“Planet Ocean” — explores how the health of the oceans are the pivot for all of Earth’s healthy ecosystems. This international documentary, directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot, wonders whether it is possible for Earth’s dominant inhabitants to change the way we view our oceans.

"Janis Ivanovs is like thunder and lightning, cleansing the air with his Lucifer sounds. His symphonies are like ancient Greek tragedies, filled with ecstasy and purification." So wrote another Latvian composer and music critic, Margers Zarins.

Symphonic Thunder and Lightning of Janis Ivanovs

“Janis Ivanovs is like thunder and lightning, cleansing the air with his Lucifer sounds. His symphonies are like ancient Greek tragedies, filled with ecstasy and purification.” So wrote another Latvian composer and music critic, Margers Zarins.

State and local governments must take bold, yet simple measures to correct the current major obstacle preventing real growth in urban farming — a viable distribution system.

How to Make Urban Farming Sustainable? Distribution.

State and local governments must take bold, yet simple measures to correct the current major obstacle preventing real growth in urban farming — a viable distribution system.

This awful cult of talentless hipsters has its Mecca in Los Angeles, according to Will Self. He asserts his generation took the avant-garde and turned it into a successful rearguard action by the flying columns of capitalism’s blitzkrieg. What to make of the commodification and democratization of culture, and where to go from here?

Will Self: Talentless Hipsters and Commodification Culture

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This awful cult of talentless hipsters has its Mecca in Los Angeles, according to Will Self. He asserts his generation took the avant-garde and turned it into a successful rearguard action by the flying columns of capitalism’s blitzkrieg. What to make of the commodification and democratization of culture, and where to go from here?

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