NPR’s Morning Edition recently discussed China’s booming art market. Some auction houses are raking in millions of dollars a month; however, it appears that many of the artworks sold are forgeries. This past June, a painting—supposedly by artist Xu Beihong, who died in 1953—sold at auction for $11 million (10+07). But Zhang Yanhua, president of [...]
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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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Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your snail mail address, and we will happily send a copy of the Powers of Ten Workshop Guidebook to the first 100 people requesting it. This was also posted on two other pages, so they are going faster than the speed of light (10+16)!
Picked up the June, 2010 issue of Wired magazine to read the cover article about Pixar which has received over 20 Oscars. (10+1) Toy Story 3 took just over 1,000 days to complete from idea to finished film. (10+3) To complete one of the more complicated scenes like the finale, one frame would take over [...]
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Walking along the East Coast Trail down Newfoundland’s Eastern Coast–the furthest east part of North America, one sees evidence of a collision between ancient continents, about 360 Million Years ago. That is 10+16 seconds ago. The view here encompasses about 10+3 meters of the shoreline–roughly a kilometer. Future posts will cover more about this exquisite land.