Tag Archives: 10-to-plus01

(8/8/)88

On 8/8/88, it was the first night baseball game for the Cubs at Wrigley Field.  (10+2)  Princess Beatrice was born to the Duke and Duchess of York in England and her sister Eugenie was born two years later to the day. (10+1) The opening of the Olympics in Beijing began at 8:08:08pm on 8/8/8.  (10+7) [...]

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89 (petals)

Have you tried A Google a Day? Every day there is a question and you will usually need a search engine for the Internet to figure out the answer.  A Google a Day is in some ways like Trivial Pursuit but more importantly it offers a chance to learn more about the world at many [...]

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90 (foot square)

“The ball field itself is a mystic creation, the Stonehenge of America.” – Roger Kahn in A Season in the Sun (1997) from the Baseball Almanac Tonight is the All Star Baseball Game between the American League and the National League. 90 feet or 27.432 meters or (10+1)  is important in baseball.  Basically a baseball [...]

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(Nike Air Max) ’95 (Solar Red)

Nike Air Max ’95 Solar Red What is in a name? This may be the updated name and colors for a shoe originally designed over 10 years ago.  But this name also contains many other powers of 10!  The company name of Nike is derived from Nike who was the Greek goddess of victory in [...]

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97 (percent)

From Reuters on 7/1/11… “Antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care units (ICU) kill 97 percent of bacteria that can cause hospital-acquired infections, according to preliminary results of a multisite clinical trial in the United States. “The study, presented at the World Health Organization’s 1st International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC) in Geneva, Switzerland, [...]

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101

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Me, My Family and the Milky Way

Currently at the Schulz Museum, there is an exhibition about siblings titled ‘The Browns & The Van Pelts: Siblings in Peanuts.’  (January 29 – June 19, 2011).  A powers of 10 workshop at the museum about family offered a chance to use scale as “an examination of scale, perspective and place in the world.”  At [...]

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“… architecture you can hold in your hand.”

Photo of LAR (Low Armchair Rod) from the archives “Furniture, and especially chairs, interest me because it is a piece of architecture on the human scale… That’s why architects design furniture – so you can design a piece of architecture you can hold in your hand.“ ~ Charles Eames Quote #50 from 100 Quotes by [...]

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Age of Choice

“Beyond the age of information is the age of choice.” ~ Charles Eames Quote #12 from 100 Quotes by Charles Eames Today the number of choices continues to rise by orders of magnitude (by powers of 10)!  When you select one choice (100) out of a dozen (10+1), you have probably explored all the options [...]

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Individual vs. Community

Wherever you (100) live becomes your community (10+3).  If you are fortunate, you are surrounded by choices (10+4) and you are making selections (10+2) all the time. But what happens if  there are too many barriers?  A feeling of cultural isolation from the community can develop.  Art can bridge that gap between an individual and [...]

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