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The Scientific Benefits of Boredom

The scientific benefits of Boredom (Veritassium) 29 september 2018 Related : How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas | Manoush Zomorodi (Ap)prendre le temps ? Il faut savourer l'ennui (France Culture) On Being Bored (Phillips)   'Boring' is not a critical argument   Boredom (Charney) “ La Peur de l'Ennui ” (anonymous Cahiers reader)

Late 1890s - A Trip Through Paris, France

The origin on Contemplative Cinema : A collection of high quality remastered prints from the dawn of film taken in Belle Époque-era Paris, France from 1896-1900. Slowed down footage to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance. These films were taken by the Lumière company (speed corrected with added sound) Notre-Dame Cathedral (1896)  Alma Bridge (1900) Avenue des Champs-Élysées (1899) Place de la Concorde (1897)  Passing of a fire brigade (1897)  Tuileries Garden (1896) Moving walkway at the Paris Exposition (1900) The Eiffel Tower from the Rives de la Seine à Paris (1897) Posted on YouTube by Guy Jones on Sept 16 2018