Agi Palanki

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Playing mindgames in a neuroscience, art and tech vision of the future

A gaming novice, I approached Brendan Walker’s Oscillate ‘ride’ and Karen Palmer’s Syncself 2 neurogame with trepidation, but came away a convert<p>I’ll put my hands up: I’m not a gamer, and I have never used a virtual reality headset before. It was therefore with some apprehension as well as genuine …

Russia's abandoned space shuttles at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, in pictures

This Octopus Carrying A Coconut Might Be The Cutest Thing Ever

Eight arms, all awww<p>Octopus and coconut? It's not a flavor pairing. In the adorable video above you can watch an octopus lugging two coconut shells across the seafloor like a huge load of groceries before setting them down and crawling inside to rest.<p>Scientists have known about the combination of …

Check out Velopresso, the bike that makes coffee (video)

It’s a bike and it makes coffee. Surely this is the invention us cyclists have been waiting for?<p>Designed by Amos Field Reid and Lasse Oiva, the …

Concerned Kitten, The Internet's Newest Star

Meet Gary, the internet's newest star. The six week old kitten has been dubbed Concerned Kitten due to his worrisome eyebrows. My eyebrows? I lost …

Homemade

The wooden bike that weighs less than 10kg

Completely hand-built of ash wood, for its flexibility, and mahogany for its durability, the frame is strong enough to do away with a seat tube.<p>The …

Eyewitness: Budapest, Hungary

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Bike Washing Machine combines cycling with laundry

In an effort to revolutionise cycling and washing your clothes, students of the Dalian Nationalities University have decided to combine the two …

Washing Machines

Carbon beware: are aluminium frames making a comeback?

Cast an eye over a list of top-end road bikes and you may notice an oddity: Specialized’s S-Works Allez. This suave-looking silver machine comes …

Carbon Fiber

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9 Giant Lego Animals

You can jazz up your garden in lots of ways: A bench; a tasteful birdbath; a storm-resistant lawn gnome.<br>Or a bison that’s the size of an NBA player and is made of 45,143 Legos.<p>Artist Sean Kenney’s solo exhibition, <i>Nature Connects</i>, is touring botanical gardens and zoos all over the U.S. It features …

Nostalgia Alert: These Lego Beds Will Bring Out The Inner Kid In Everyone

Who wouldn't want to sleep on a bed of Legos?<p>Love Legos? Spanish furniture design company Lola Glamour has something special for you: A bed inspired by the brightly-colored bricks. In their design, large Legos make up the drawers (you can use the round studs as handles). It's the perfect whimsical …

New steel could be stronger and lighter than titanium

A new kind of steel that could topple titanium as the ultimate choice for bike frames has been invented. The team claims it is stronger and as …

How scientists are using Lego to handle insects

Entomologists have been tinkering with the world’s most popular toy, using Lego to help handle insect specimens<p>An unusual scientific paper has just appeared online. Its authors are all entomologists. But the paper is as much about Lego as it is about insects.<p>The first author is Steen Dupont, a …

Biology

How can a baby have three parents? Lasers, software, and a joystick

After spending several years interviewing scientists and holding public forums to debate ethics and air concerns, the U.K.’s lower house of …

Genetics

Jack Bobridge: It's an underestimated record

Jack Bobridge grimaced, then laughed, then reached for a makeshift bucket as he recovered in the cool and darkened tunnels of the Joe Ciavola …

Uber delivers puppies on-demand delighting Americans in 10 cities

For $30, office workers in 10 cities across the US could use the company’s app to order 15 minutes of cuddle time with adoptable dogs<p>On Wednesday, Uber delivered puppies on-demand.<br>For $30, office workers in 10 cities across the US could use the company’s app to order 15 minutes of cuddle time with …

Humanity is ending its Goldlilocks geological era

In the space of one lifetime, human interference is bringing the conditions of the Holocene - the only ones in which we know we can flourish - to an end, writes Geoffrey Lean<p>It has been a Goldilocks geological era. The last 11,700 years have not been too hot, or too cold, too wet or too dry and …

Rapha's exclusive new £200-a-year cycling club

<i>By Trevor Ward</i><p>Rapha, the luxury cycling clothing brand and kit supplier to Team Sky, will in January launch its most ambitious project — a global …