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How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Kids in India Are Sparking Urban Planning Changes by Mapping Slums

A new project aims to give young Indians a voice in the city-development process.<p>Every kid likes to draw. But in India, young people living in slums are using their sketching skills to spur urban change.<p>As part of a broader civic campaign centered on "child clubs," groups of children are creating …

Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you build a house with water?<p>Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai believes that water is the perfect material for keeping a house at a comfortable temperature.<p>And while that doesn't mean that he can do away with traditional materials like bricks, cement, and plaster, his system promotes a …

Architecture

BIM Software Features | Revit 2019

Parametric components<p>An open, graphical system for design and form-making, and the basis for all building components designed in …

Software

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Vienna Is Going To Build A 25-Story Skyscraper Out Of Wood

Why the idea isn't as crazy as it sounds<p>Next year in Vienna, architects will start working on a 275-foot-tall building made almost entirely out of wood. <i>The Guardian</i> reports that the approximately 25-story building will cost 60 million Euros ($67 million) and will save 2,800 tons of carbon emissions …

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Solar sunflower could bring clean energy anywhere - CNN.com

The Sunflower Solar Harvester, being developed by the Swiss company Airlight Energy, tracks the sun like a sunflower and cools itself by pumping water through its veins like a plant. In the process, it produces heat, desalinated water, and refrigeration from the 12kW of energy it produces with just …

Old laptop batteries can be used to power light bulbs: study

Discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power slums in India and other developing countries, a new study has found.<p>The research …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Digital Art

The Energy Boom You Haven't Heard About: Wood Pellets

It's feeding Europe's energy needs, but how green is burning wood?<p><b>Deep in the forests of the U.S. South, tree scraps are fueling a little-known but controversial energy boom: wood pellets. Long used to heat homes in the country's Northeast, they're now destined for a new market.</b><p>Europe is importing …

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

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