Andy Alejandro Barrales

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Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

Carbon-free fusion power could be ‘on the grid in 15 years’<p>The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private …

Physics

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

Michael Hilgers Has Designed A Floating Shelf That Transforms Into A Desk

Berlin based designer Michael Hilgers has created TWOFOLD, a floating shelf that can transform into a simple wall-mounted desk.<p>Designed for Müller …

A Custom Wall Unit In This Small Apartment Makes It Possible To Have Two Bedrooms

When llabb, a studio of young Italian architects, were approached to design the interior of a small apartment in Liguria, Italy, they thought outside …

Living Rooms

Award Winning Street Furniture And Landscape Designs From The A’ Design Award & Competition

A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts in over 180 countries in 40 languages: A’ Design …

Living Rooms

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

Short and Sweet: Shot-Glass Parfaits

We downsized our favorite desserts into itty-bitty parfaits.<p>Banana Split<p>Crumbled brownies, diced bananas, hot fudge, rainbow sprinkles, vanilla ice …

Dessert

Essay: Sociology of literature

Constant endeavors to fathom a close relationship between society and literature have made it into the academic field. It is called the sociology of …

Minds, brains, and computers : the foundations of cognitive science : an anthology in SearchWorks catalog

Bibliography<p>Includes bibliographical references and index.<p>Contents<p>Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: The Mind as Computer: Introduction: 1. A History …

Inside The Furniture Startup Beloved By Instagram, Pinterest, Casper, And Everlane

The small Swedish brand Hem has become a cult favorite among the designorati. Now founder Petrus Palmér wants to make it a $1 billion company.<p>Five years ago, Petrus Palmér was well on his way to a comfortable life as an industrial designer. In 2005, he’d cofounded the studio Form Us With Love …

Furniture

Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

In Alaska, scientists have uncovered something they say is remarkable: the remains of two infants dating back more than 11,000 years.<p>Their discovery is evidence of the earliest wave of migration into the Americas.<p>"It's incredibly rare," says Ben Potter, an archaeologist at the University of Alaska …

Anthropology

Spotlight: Lina Bo Bardi

Lina Bo Bardi (December 4, 1914 – March 20, 1992) was one of the most important and expressive architects of 20th century Brazilian architecture. …

Adobe’s Awesome New Selection Tool Brings AI To Photoshop

The new tool, which is coming soon to Photoshop CC, promises to save you hours of tedious manual selection.<p>You’ve seen Adobe’s latest crazy technology demos. This fall the company gave users a sneak peek at these reality-shattering tools, which may eventually show up in Adobe products. But one new …

Tutorials

Hotel Design Love: The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa

With the October fires that tragically scorched Napa Valley, now is the best time to show your support for recovery efforts and book that wine …

There's a Type of Brain Exercise That Could Reduce Dementia Risk by Nearly 30%

But scientists say we need to proceed with caution.<p>Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off …

UNFILTERED S1E1 - Introductions

How 3D Printing Is Empowering SMBs in Manufacturing's Digital Transformation

Additive manufacturing is radically transforming the $12 trillion global manufacturing industry, to the benefit of smaller businesses.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Advancements in technology continue to democratize and level the playing field for consumers …

Manufacturing

Take a Shower Today? Science Says That Might Have Been a Mistake

Research on immunology suggests showering daily isn't the best for you.<p>Personally, I love to take a shower to start the day. A nice, warm one where I can stay, half asleep, as I think about mostly nothing. But it turns out we all might need to rethink that part of the morning routine if we want to …

glands

MVRDV presents a hotel you can reconfigure at Dutch Design Week

Dutch studio MVRDV has built a colourful, futuristic hotel, made up of nine rooms that can be moved into different configurations.<p>On show in …

Adobe’s Crazy New Tools Destroy Reality As We Know It

There goes the neighborhood. Literally, though.<p>We’ve lived in the age of Photoshop for a long time–even North Korea wields the tool like a weapon of propaganda. But Adobe keeps building tools that up the ante on what’s possible, leading us toward a world where nothing we see seems certain at …

Tutorials

Introducing InVision Studio: the World’s most powerful screen design tool

On a very quiet Wednesday, the awesome folks from InVision took the whole design community by the storm by announcing their latest game-changing …

Prototyping

Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.<p>Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught — a major step towards the rise of machines that achieve …

3D-Printed Floors Are Surprisingly Awesome

Here’s an application for 3D printing that will probably be more useful to most people than trinkets, homemade guns, and prototype parts: <i>Floors.</i> The Dutch company Aectual is using huge robots to make cool, completely customizable floors designed to be walked on by hundreds of thousands of people in …

Homemade

Grovemade: Introducing the Desk Shelf System for your workspace

The awesome folks from Grovemade have recently introduced what they called: Desk Shelf System to enhance your workspace to the very next level. Most …

Furniture

Mesmerizing Video Reveals The Stark Beauty Of Electrodeposition

The Beauty of Science (BOS) has a stunning new video online dedicated to electrodeposition. This is a chemical reaction in which positively charged metallic ions, called cations, suspended in a liquid solution are attracted to a negatively charged electrode, called a cathode. In the process, the …

3 Powerful SEO Tips to Help Curators Find Your Content for Flipboard Magazines

No matter what you write about, a portion of the people who arrive on your blog do so as a result of conducting a search. You can enhance that traffic, and in turn the number of people who add your content to their Flipboard Magazines, by being savvy about search engine optimization (SEO). These …

Social Media

'Public Calamity' As California Wildfires Leave Apocalyptic Scenes In Wine Country

<b>Updated at 6:17 p.m. ET</b><p>At least 15 people have died in intense wildfires that have destroyed thousands of buildings in Northern California, where firefighters are battling 17 large blazes in the state's wine country, including Napa and Sonoma counties. Together, they've burned 115,000 acres, …

How Carousell runs its product team

<i>The Inside series is a column where the Tech in Asia Jobs team gives an insider’s glimpse into interesting companies and professions. Search jobs</i> …

Product Management

Your guide to design systems from the world’s leading brands

Many of the world’s leading brands have made their design systems public, contributing their ideas and processes to the design community at …

Top 10 Free Graphic Design Software and Online Tools for Beginners

Graphic Design Software are infamous for being pricey and if you are just beginning your career as a Graphic Designer or are looking for casual …

Graphic Design