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98 Unprocessed Foods Cut Into Perfect Cubes

Award-winning design studio Lernert & Sander were commissioned by Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant to make a photograph for their special issue about …

Google To Unleash Robot Cars On World This Summer

A very small part of the world. Okay, just Mountain View, California<p>For years, the car of the future has been stuck going in circles. Although Google's converted self-driving Lexuses have hit the road in a few select areas, the company's custom-designed fully robotic self-driving car has been …

Lexus

Alleged Airplane Hacker Also "Messed Around With The Space Station"

Testing the limits of cybersecurity in space<p>Last month, security researcher Chris Roberts was removed from a United Airlines flight, after the airline claimed he had endangered his fellow passengers by tweeting a message about potential security vulnerabilities aboard the aircraft. In 2012, Ars …

Space

Cars Are Becoming Devices With Apple Watch Apps

Find your way, your car, or a bus with a tap of your wrist<p>Automotive enthusiasts have been lamenting lately that these kids today don’t want cars; they want devices. That may be true, but there is a way to have both: develop apps for the Apple Watch (and other soon-to-be-sold smart watch platforms) …

Smartwatches

Brain-Controlled Bionic Legs Are Finally Here

No, really. Amputees have been testing them for over a year<p>For a full decade, Gudmundur Olafsson was unable to move his right ankle. That's because it wasn't there. Olafsson's amputated lower leg was the delayed casualty of an accident from his childhood in Iceland, when he was hit by an oil truck. …

Muscle

Glowing Paper Could Pave The Way For Bendy Devices

It’s environmentally friendly, too<p>With the release of Apple Watch and Google Glass, personal electronics are breaking out from our pockets. But even these newest iterations are rigid; despite years of buzz about foldable electronics, you still can’t read a book on your Kindle then fold it up like a …

Nanotech

New Species of Human Ancestor Found in Ethiopia

Fossil jaws over three million years old speak to close relative of Lucy<p>More than 3 million years ago, when “Lucy” was roaming the savannah of present-day Ethiopia, she may have encountered other two-legged apes not unlike her own species, <i>Australopithecus afarensis</i>—yet still just a wee bit …

Robot Learns To Walk With Damaged Legs

Great news for robots! Bad news for people chased by robots.<p>Robots don’t feel pain, which is good, because what this six-legged robot does would be almost impossible with anything even resembling a human nervous system. Published today in <i>Nature</i>, “Robots that can adapt like animals,” looks at a …

The 5 Keys to Doing Large Photography Projects

Not long ago, a few friends of mine and I started a small video production in order to try out the success of this business in our country. We needed …

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The Ground Beneath Our Feet: Two Views from Nepal - Photographs by Probal Rashid and Nirvair Singh | LensCulture

<i>In spite of all evidence that life is discontinuous, a valley of rifts, and that random chance plays a great part in our fates, we go on believing in the continuity of things, in causation and meaning. But we live on a broken mirror, and fresh cracks appear in its surface every day.</i><br>—Salman …

Extraordinary Entries from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

Last month, we featured some gorgeous entries in the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, and we're now pleased to share more great submissions with you. The competition is one of our very favorites, and it showcases some truly stunning travel photography. These images represent many …

Travel Photography

The 25 Unknown Travel Photographers You Should Be Following Right Now

If you’re super into iPhone photography like we are, you’re most likely familiar with VSCO‘s app—a photo-editing tool whose filters have a cult-like …

San Francisco

Have faith in Lorde: she knows what she's doing

Lorde’s decision to split from the manager who turned her ‘from schoolgirl to superstar’ has prompted patronising questions about her judgment. But her success has always been her own<p>A good subtweet should be oblique enough to obfuscate the identity of the person to whom it refers, but perfectly …