Weekly Reader

This week's top picks from the IE Communication's team

Washington Post: Scientists at MIT and Harvard have constructed a light saber!

Several scientists at Harvard and MIT are basically Jedi now. Harvard Professor of Physics Mikhail Lukin and MIT Professor of Physics Vladan Vuletic, working with colleagues at the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms (which would be an okay but not overwhelming name for a band) have constructed a light saber — or at least something that closely resembles one. Read more.

The Verge: Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon show us what hashtag abuse really sounds like

If you have any ironic millenial friends, you've probably heard someone say the word "hashtag" out loud, categorizing a statement as if it were a database entry. Jimmy Fallon and comedy sidekick Justin Timberlake took this oh-so-relevant joke to the extreme on Fallon's Late Night with an ordinary conversation converted into Twitterspeak. It's funny bcse it's true.


LoQueNoSabias.com

¡El cerebro es simplemente increíble! ¿Sabias que el lado derecho es el ilógico y el izquierdo el lógico? Put on your headphones and listen.

Nowness: Universal Everything: Presence

“I found that myself and Benjamin Millepied had a shared motivation for breaking conventions, being inventive with technologies and finding new ways to represent the human form,” says Universal Everything-founder Matt Pyke, introducing today’s audio-visual performance he created with the renowned French choreographer and founding director of the vanguard LA Dance Project. Watch and listen.


LaVamnguardia.com: Una periodista deja su trabajo con un vídeo bailando en la oficina a las 4 de la mañanaderer's Insane Tennis

El original clip arrasa en la red y suma cuatro millones de visitas en tres días | "He sacrificado mi relación de pareja, mi tiempo y mi energía" por un jefe al que solo le importa "el número de visitas de cada vídeo." Read and watch.

Disegno.Daily: Vitamins' Lego Calendar: playing with time

Vitamins Design and Invention Studio's new Lego Calendar combines the analogue plastic toy with our existing digital organisational systems. Check out the video here.

El Pais: Ellos son el mundo

Gyantse, localidad de paso obligado para el viajero en su periplo por Tíbet donde se encuentra el bellísimo Monasterio de Palcho y la magnética Fortaleza Dzong, lugares de culto para los tibetanos. Durante uno de los pocos paseos en soledad -cada vez que nos era posible dar esquinazo al guía impuesto por el gobierno chino -me topé con la imagen reflejada en la instantánea. See more.

This week's edition compiled by @kelissa.