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Dave Johns

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Follow the Stimulus Money

Friday, June 12, 2009

This spring the federal economic stimulus package started doling out $787 billion. And $3.8 million (that's 1/200,000th of it) went to Rochester, NY for the expansion of ARTWalk, the town’s funky urban sculpture trail. But not everybody thinks that a public art project will do much to stimulate ...

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You Stink!

Thursday, March 26, 2009

First fingerprints, now "odorprints" are the latest in crime-fighting technology. Dave Johns had his scent profile studied.

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Friday, May 04, 2007

Right-brained people are supposed to be artistic and spontaneous, while left-brainers are literal and analytical. Nobel Prize-winning neurology spawned this insight decades ago, along with the bestseller Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. But does the story of two hemispheres stand up in the age of the MRI? ...

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Tale of Two Brains

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Right-brained people are supposed to be artistic and spontaneous, while left-brainers are literal and analytical; in other words, Captain Kirk and Spock. This ubiquitous bit of pop science wisdom came out of Nobel Prize-winning neurology, and it spawned the bestseller Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. But does ...

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HDTV Takes the Scenic Route

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Set designers for television always want their sets to look good; whether a police precinct, fake emergency room, or news magazine backdrop -- but they never want them to upstage the performers in the foreground. As Dave Johns discovered, these days the super-sharp resolution of high definition ...

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Sarajevo Revisited

Saturday, November 12, 2005

In the mid 1990s, Sarajevo was the most cosmopolitan city in the Balkans, when it came under siege. It endured nearly four years of constant shelling and sniping. Yet amid the turmoil, Sarajevo thrived as a cultural hot spot. Today, ten years after the Dayton Accords ended the war, much ...

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HDTV Takes the Scenic Route

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Set designers for television always want their sets to look good — whether a police precinct, fake emergency room, or news magazine backdrop — but they never want them to upstage the performers in the foreground. As Dave Johns discovered, these days the super-sharp resolution of high definition television is making ...

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Design For The Real World: Tsunami Shelter

Saturday, January 15, 2005

One of the most urgent design problems on the planet is how to shelter the millions of people displaced by the tsunami disaster in South Asia. When resources for construction are limited, refugee camps can easily turn into semi-permanent cities where survivors spend years under tents in awful conditions. But ...

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Look-Look

Friday, October 29, 2004

A magazine called Look-Look publishes paintings, photos, poetry and prose by teenagers. The contributors are full of passion, and their work feels fresh, but the magazine is published by Look-Look, Inc., a company that gathers data about young people and sells it to corporations that market to youth. ...

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Artist Pension Trust

Saturday, October 02, 2004

Being an artist is a gamble in itself. The chances of making it big are slim. But a group of professionals have gotten together to reduce the risks. Founders of the Artist Pension Trust hope to provide financial security and retirement funds by holding works created ...

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Fancy Diving

Saturday, August 07, 2004

Diving has always been a sport of aesthetics: it's not how fast you hit the water, it's how good you look going down. But the sport is changing. The focus is moving away from precision and grace, and towards complex acrobatic moves. Dave Johns tells us why the classic jackknife ...

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