Watch MC Escher make art in this short documentary

M.C. Escher: Adventures in Perception (1971) is a 20-minute Dutch documentary about the artist and includes scenes of him working in his studio. From Open Culture: Obsessed with perspective, geometry, and pattern (Escher described tessellation as “a real mania to which I have become addicted”), his images have, by the count of mathematician and Escher scholar Doris Schattschneider, led so far to eleven separate strands of mathematical and scientific research. The twenty-minute Adventures...
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Sounders defenders prepare for high-flying Atlanta attack

Chad Marshall and the rest of the Sounders back four have adjusted well to some shuffling around this early season. They'll face a huge test Friday against an explosive Atlanta United attack
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A Diverse Arsenal of Vector Resources You Can Rely Upon for $29

Time is money for a designer, so equipping yourself with the right library of tools ensures you can hit the ground running on any creative project. This new bundle of vector resources brings you an incredibly varied, endlessly versatile collection of professional grade vectors that will equip you for any project that comes your way. Whether you’re working on a vintage extravaganza or a super modern corporate brief, this bundle has you covered! This is a fantastic chance to upgrade your toolkit w...
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Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he expects to make a deal on health care, even though his first attempt failed just a few days ago. Trump is hosting a reception for senators and their spouses at the White House. It attracted both Republicans and Democrats. He says the bipartisan crowd is “a very […]
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Space Needle, union agree on contract proposal

After six years of wrangling, the Space Needle and the union that represents the Seattle landmark’s restaurant servers, valets and other workers have finally reached tentative agreement on a labor contract.
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Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country’s Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top administration positions. Cracking jokes about her November defeat and her […]
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2 Activists Who Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Face New Felony Charges

A Texas judge dismissed earlier felony charges against anti-abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt. Now they face charges in California for allegedly recording people without permission.(Image credit: Pat Sullivan/AP)
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Back from a broken leg, UW star linebacker Azeem Victor again makes his presence felt

The senior linebacker is back practicing with the team after his November leg injury.
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New on HBO in April: ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’

What's coming and going on HBO Now in April 2017.
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Justice Department Joins Second Lawsuit Against UnitedHealth

At issue are alleged overpayments from the government to the the insurer UnitedHealth Group, which runs popular Medicare Advantage plans.(Image credit: Jim Mone/AP)
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Adam Levine Rightfully Points Out Alicia Keys Does Actually Wear Makeup 

If you asked me who I’d side with during an argument between Adam Levine and Alicia Keys, I’d probably just slowly step back, shake my head and run off to do something worth my time. So imagine my surprise as I now HEARTILY agree with Adam Levine for pointing out that Alicia Keys’ “no makeup” look does, in fact,…Read more...
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AP FACT CHECK: Spicer says case closed on Russia. It’s not

WASHINGTON (AP) — The question of collusion between Russian interests and Donald Trump’s campaign is far from answered, despite repeated assertions by the president’s spokesman that it’s case closed. Sean Spicer angrily dismissed inquiries about the matter Tuesday, declaring that “every single person who’s been briefed on this, as I’ve said ad nauseam from this […]
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U.N. Human Rights Investigators Killed In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

An American, Michael Sharp, and a Swede, Zaida Catalan, went missing while traveling in the country. Authorities confirmed Tuesday their remains, and those of their interpreter, were found.
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Bridgegate: Former Christie Ally Bill Baroni Sentenced To 2 Years

Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly were accused of playing key roles in a traffic nightmare on the George Washington Bridge back in September 2013.(Image credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)
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Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Secret Planned Parenthood Videos Charged with 15 Felonies [Updated]

Two anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood were charged Tuesday with 15 felonies by California prosecutors who say that their videos invaded the privacy of medical professionals by filming without their consent.Read more...
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Sources: Pacers bring back Lance Stephenson (Yahoo Sports)

Indiana has agreed to a three-year, $12 million deal with Lance Stephenson after waiving injured guard Rodney Stuckey, league sources told The Vertical.
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Episode 650: The Business Genius Behind Get Out

Jason Blum makes a lot of movies and makes them cheap. So why are so many turning into blockbusters?(Image credit: Steve Henn / NPR)
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Life after ‘The Bachelor’: Seattle contestant talks Corinne, Nick and reality TV’s weirdness

Taylor Nolan, a young mental-health counselor from Seattle, talks about the drama and tears of her time on “The Bachelor,” an often overwhelming little world where she challenged herself “to be open and honest and transparent in this very specific environment.”
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US official: Trump to meet China’s Xi first week in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official says Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) will meet with President Donald Trump the first full week of April. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had originally planned to skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers scheduled for April 5-6 in Brussels. The meeting was rescheduled for Friday […]
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French retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures

LENS, France (AP) — France’s attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn them away from Islamic extremism empty, the head of a highly publicized nonprofit convicted of misuse of public funds, and plans to segregate prison inmates suspected of harboring jihadi ideas abandoned. […]
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The U.S. Has An 'Active Cyber War Underway' To Thwart The North Korean Nuclear Threat

New York Times reporter David Sanger talks about North Korea's nuclear program and warns that the regime, which has been "fodder for late night comedians for many many years," is no joke.
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Pending Home Sales Leap 5.5% in February

Washington, D.C – March 29, 2017 ( Pending home sales rebounded sharply in February to their highest level in nearly a year and second-highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw a notable hike in contract activity last month. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, jumped 5.5 percent to 112.3 in February from 106.4 in January. Last month’s index reading is 2.6 percent above ...
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New on Hulu in April: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Short Term 12,’ ‘Preacher’

Here’s what’s coming and going on Hulu in April 2017.
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Black Magic: What Really Enables the Bugatti Chiron to Hit 260+ MPH

To most car owners, they’re round and black and wear out too soon. They’re an expensive pain in the ass, replaced only when the tread wears thin enough to risk a ticket from a pedantic cop. To a Bugatti Chiron owner, though, tires are the only reason theirs is the fastest street-legal production car in the world. Those 1,479 ponies? The trick aerodynamics? The carefully tuned suspension and steering and brakes? All worthless without tires capable of keeping the Chiron in touch with terra firma a...
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Required Reading! Steve Magnante’s 1001 Mustang Facts

If you’re a fan of our Tech Guru Steve Magnante, you’ll want to grab a copy of his newest book, 1001 Mustang Facts, available right now from CarTech Auto Books & Manuals. Formerly Hot Rod Magazine staffer, Steve has gone on to produce videos, adds color commentary from the auction block at Barrett-Jackson’s televised auctions, and is a fountain of knowledge of obscure, automotive factoids. His new book on Mustangs offers interesting trivia and the kind of insider information that any self-respec...
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Amazon unveils 2 grocery pickup locations in Seattle

Dubbed AmazonFresh Pickup, the locations are designed for shoppers who make their purchases online and then select a time to pick them up. An Amazon employee will bring the bags directly to the shopper’s car.
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How Not To Resign From A Firearm Company

Last night 3/27/17, David Merrill of Recoil Magazine shared this on Facebook. As of last night, the link to the NRA Annual Meeting showed what you see above. The photo is a screen cap of what was posted. The blurb about Warsport has since been corrected. War Sport is dedicated to producing the highest quality […] Read More … The post How Not To Resign From A Firearm Company appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Last Night’s Drake Cancellation Was Reportedly Due To Bad Sushi

Drake cancelled his show in Amsterdam last night -- the third time he's done that in the city in three months -- and now TMZ is reporting that the reason the rapper left fans waiting for 75 minutes yesterday is because Drake ate some bad sushi. TMZ says that the food poisoning … More »
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New on Video-on-Demand in April: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’

Here’s what’s coming to Video-on-Demand in April 2017.
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Run-Up To Census 2020 Raises Concerns Over Security And Politics

Results from the U.S. Census in 2020 could remake the political map. Some census experts say the stakes for the upcoming national headcount are higher than normal.(Image credit: Jason E. Miczek/AP)
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