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Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.<p>“Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box,” says Adrian Owen. "It's a perfect fit, down to every last one of your fingers and toes. It's a strange …

'Vizzie' Awards Cross the Line Between Science and Art

Science News<p>What do you get when you cross neurons with seahorses? The punch line for that inside joke can be seen in one of the winners of this year's "Vizzies."<p>The annual Vizzie awards recognize visualizations of scientific phenomena in the form of photography, illustrations, posters, graphics, …

Possible Anne Boleyn portrait found using facial recognition software

Photograph: Ed Miller/BBC/Company Productions Ltd<p>Claire Foy and Damian Lewis as Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII in the BBC’s adaptation of Wolf Hall<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/15/1424021948620/36c961ce-a84d-4d15-83e7-e72db00356a8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ed …

Artist Uses 3-D Printing to Create 'Shadows' of 4-D Objects

Weird Science<p>It's hard to visualize what four-dimensional objects look like — but Henry Segerman, an artist and mathematician at Oklahoma State University at Stillwater, can show you their three-dimensional shadows.<p>Segerman uses extradimensional geometry and a 3-D printer to show how objects that …

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These Tables Can Be Assembled With Magnets, No Tools Needed

Magnets! How do they work? Don’t answer that. Like Shaggy 2 Dope, I don’t want to talk to a scientist. We all know they’re magic.<p>So I’m just going to say it. This line of flatpack end tables by Chicago-based furniture design house Dock 312 is straight up magical. They ship flat, but when you take …

Unique Cutouts in Roof of Louvre Abu Dhabi Create Patterns in Light

The architectural beauty of the Louvre Abu Dhabi art museum will soon complement the incredible works to be housed inside. Designed by the renowned architect Jean Nouvel, the building is currently under construction, located on Saaydiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates. It will be the first …

Articles about green and affordable structure fits three families one 28 foot wide lot on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the …

Also Known As @VaJiaJia

By day, JiaJia Fei photographs the Guggenheim Museum in New York for the institution’s social media feeds. By night, she’s @VaJiaJia, a prolific (and, in some circles, iconic) Instagram star whose distinctive posting style and eye for contemporary art has attracted more than 50,000 followers. Here, …

3Doodler 3D Printing Pen Allows One Artist to Create a Masterpiece Like Nothing Seen Before

Rachel Goldsmith’s Masterpiece<p>New forms of visual arts do not come about very often. Let’s just stop and think about it for a moment. Painting, …

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Articles about worlds first carbon positive prefab house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Believed to be the first house printed using mobile 3D printing technology, a 38-square-meter surface structure has sprung up in...<p>A mixed-use development transforms a site where the stone that built Bath was unearthed.<p>Three months ago, this was the site of Leo Marmol's new prefabbed residence in …

Jon Stewart Is Leaving The Daily Show

Comedy Central/Everett<p>Columbia<p>NBC/Getty Images<p>Warner Bros.<p>Chris Weeks—FilmMagic/Getty Images<p>Academy of Motion Picture Arts—WireImage/Getty …

Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea

I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for comfort. The experience is distinct from all other kinds of reading. I’m calling it centireading.<p>I …

Hamlet

Scientists now know why popcorns pop

Study unravels physics of kernel – water contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ‘pop’<p>The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant …

Thermodynamics

Creative Dad Builds Amazing Volkswagen Bus Bed for His Daughter

Creative dad, DIY expert, and Reddit user inexplorata built an amazing Volkswagen bus bed for his daughter's 3rd birthday to replace the crib she had been sleeping in until then.<p>The idea came to him after he discovered a pile of old Super Beetle parts available for free on Craigslist. Rather than …

Pixelated hair: The latest trend that makes your head look like a computer screen

Forget ombre effects and natural highlights; the latest hair trend is digital-inspired, colourful and completely new –say hello to pixelated …

Fashion Trends

Get Geometric With This Modern Jewelry DIY

This year we’re getting smart with our jewelry making and giving ourselves a little geometry 101. As our math professors promised, there are endless possibilities, so we tried our hand at creating a few of these geometric designs in the form of statement necklaces, pendants, bracelets and earrings. …

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Transforming Lives In Kenya With Solar-Powered Backpacks

The Soular Backpack, a very early-stage social enterprise, seems to have it all: a product that potentially can help transform the lives of the people who buy it, provide employment for the community, incorporate a one-for-one model, and involve idealistic students on campuses as champions. And its …

Solar Panels

A Year in the Metabolist Future of 1972

With words such as ‘organism’, ‘cell’, ‘fabric’ and ‘regeneration’, Japan’s Metabolist movement articulated a distinct and idiosyncratic aesthetic …

Urban Think Tank Responds to the Forced Eviction of Torre David Residents

<i>Following yesterday's news story about the forced eviction of the thousands of inhabitants living in Venezuela’s Torre de David (Tower of David), the</i> …

Social Housing

the stacked urban architecture of hong kong by peter stewart

<b>the stacked urban architecture of hong kong by peter stewart</b><br>‘the grid’ — yick cheong buildings in quarry bayall images courtesy of peter stewart<p><b>as</b> …

Stunning Installation of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies Honors Lives Lost in WWI

By the time this installation, <i>Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red</i>, is over, it's estimated that over four million people will have seen it. Surrounding the Tower of London are 888,246 handmade poppies, each representing a British and Commonwealth person who died during World War One. The first poppy …

Famous Novels Turned into Beautifully Intricate Works of Book Art

Tokyo-based artist and designer Tomoko Takeda turns literary masterpieces into stunning works of visual art in her series <i>ものがたりの断片</i> (<i>monogatari no danpen</i>, trans. “story fragments”). With a brilliant eye for form and structure, Takeda cuts and carves away at the pages of books to form intricate, …

Adorable Hamster Bartenders Serving Tiny Food and Drinks

Cute ball of fur by day, suave bartender by night—such is the life of Ginji, an adorable hamster who lives with his owner Kosuke Sato (@Kawanabesatou on Twitter) and other hamster friends in Japan. Sato, who works as a tombstone salesman in Chiba Prefecture's Yachiyo, often amuses himself by …

Lamp’s Brightness is Controlled by Cranking a Wood Handle Just Like a Well

The Slovakian product design studio Mejd has recently unveiled one of their newest creations that’s a unique take on the conventional lamp. Called <i>Well</i>, it allows you to control the brightness of the light by simply moving the bulb up or down. Štefan Nosko and Katarína Beličková are the duo behind …

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Colorful Portraits of Attendees at the London Tattoo Convention

Tattoo conventions are events where people can check out new artists or even get tattooed by one of them while there. If you attend, you’re bound to see some interestingly-adorned individuals walking around the showroom floor. Photographer Andy Lo Pò captured the portraits of some of the people who …

Artist Uses Only Nails to Create Astonishing Array of Creative Sculptures

Nearly 30 years ago, sculptor John Bisbee was exploring an abandoned house, scavenging for items he could incorporate into found-object sculptures, when he accidentally kicked over a bucket filled with rusty, old nails. To the college student's surprise, the nails that fell out had fused into a …

Delicate Paper Sculptures Alternately Appear and Disappear from Different Angles

Korean artist Ho Yoon Shin creates delicate paper sculptures that appear to alternately solidify and disappear when viewed from certain angles. Made from hand-cut, urethane-coated strips of paper joined together with paper joints, the intricate sculptures display amazing strength and fragility, …

Incredible Body Wallpaper Art by Emma Hack

Were it not for the birds perched on the nude model's hand, we may not notice that she was even there. Emma Hack is famous for her incredible body illustrations that seamlessly blend her subjects into backgrounds. The live birds include everything from an owl to a cockatoo. The series, called <i>Birds</i> …

Art

More Hilarious Thrift Store Paintings Altered to Give Playful New Meanings

New York-based artist Dave Pollot uses all kinds of funny pop culture references to give playful new meanings to old thrift store paintings. We first featured his work back in February, where Star Wars ships and LEGO blocks made their way into vintage landscapes. Since then, the artist has produced …