Cassandra Silva

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What humans will look like on Mars

Colonizing Mars might be the best chance to ensure the human species survival in the future. In order to adapt to Mar's hostile living conditions, our bodies will evolve in ways that might end up with a completely new species of human. Following is a script of the video.<p>When it comes to colonizing …

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Hawaii As Kilauea Eruption Continues

Helix Nebula

Dit dit dit da dit - The first Morse Telegram

The first public telegram sent in America by Samuel F.B. Morse in 1844<p>On May 24th 1844 the <b>first Morse telegram</b> went over the line. Samuel Morse and …

The International Space Station returns to the night sky — and here's how you can see it

After a brief absence and some extremely early morning appearances, the International Space Station (ISS) returns to the night sky, and you can watch …

The Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

All Scientific Research Funded by NASA Is Available For Free

Dive deep into the well of knowledge.<p>There's something very special about all the awesome research funded by NASA - it's accessible, for free, to …

Humanities

Photos: All the scariest natural disasters are happening at once

Nature has strange, sudden, and often terrifying ways of reminding us of the precariousness of life on Earth. Over the past several weeks, a series of startling natural events have produced terrifying images, from Hawaii’s Mt. Kilauea eruption to a crack in the continent of Africa.<p>With renewed …

Sri Lanka

Sleeping in on the Weekends Could Help You Live Longer

Go ahead and treat yourself by sleeping in this weekend.<p>Sleeping in on Saturday has long been chastised by sleep experts and moms alike — but a new study says the habit could lower your risk of death.<p>Researchers at Stockholm University discovered that adults who logged up to five hours of sleep …

Why Backers of Intermittent Fasting Believe It Can Slow Aging

"We’re trying to get more productive, more cognitive function, and potentially live longer."<p>At the offices for HVMN, the workplace culture is all …

Holistic Medicine

Forgotten Element Could Redefine Time

A lot can happen in a second; you could meet a stranger, snap your fingers, fall in love, fall asleep, sneeze. But what is a second, really — and is …

The First Supermoon of 2018 in Pictures

England

Bird's-eye view: The best drone photographs from 2017

Nature Photographer of the Year winning image captured in five feet of crocodile-infested water

An image of an orangutan crossing a river in Indonesia has won the grand prize in the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest …

Nature Photography

KAAN Architecten Designs New Facades For Munich's iCampus

Netherlands based KAAN Architecten won R&S Realty II’s competition to design three office building facades for Munich’s new iCampus. Located in the …

Architecture

module K blends indochine and modernist elements for a mixed use building in vietnam

<b>vietnamese interior design firm module K has completed ‘serene house’, a mixed-use contemporary building blending modernist and indochine styles</b>. the …

Downtown Loft in Toronto Hides Playful ‘Bed Box’

Welcome to a creative loft in Toronto, Canada, that houses an unexpected layout. Designed by Studio AC, this 550 square foot (51 square meter) …

Interior Design

Gallery of Zaha Hadid Architects' Hungerburgbahn Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary - 1

Image 1 of 4 from gallery of Zaha Hadid Architects' Hungerburgbahn Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary. Photograph by Zaha Hadid Architects

Architecture

Connecticut awarding $31 million for affordable housing

Connecticut residents could see little red Corvettes, along with ones in blue...<p>Read More » 52 mins ago<p>It was a terrifying end to a party for a …

Housing

Craftsman Home Renovation: Transformation Without Expansion

An artful remodel from two bedrooms, one bath to three bedrooms, two baths.<p>This 1920’s craftsman home was transformed into a brightly lit three …

Get the look: A cozy cosmopolitan bedroom

Re-create this cozy bedroom with our stylish selections.<p>This <b>cozy</b> <b>bedroom</b> relies on layers of pattern and colour to achieve its cosmopolitan appeal, …

Home Decorating

TEMOZÓN House / Boyance Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The land is located north of the city of Mérida, Yucatán; has a privileged location for a house, as it …

Architecture

The Best Architecture of 2017

To our readers and fans,<p>As we approach the end of the year, we would once again like to thank you all for making 2017 our best year yet. With your …

Architecture

Garden House in Mexico Welcomes Nature and Contemplation

ASP Arquitectura completed a spectacular rehabilitation of an apartment on the lower level of a building in Mexico City. The design aimed to create a …

Architecture

How About a Center-Entrance Colonial, With a Barn

Barn has room to park three cars.<p>Address: 571 Broadway, Lynnfield, Massachusetts<br>• Price: $799,000<br>• Square Feet: 3104<br>• Bedrooms: 7<br>• Bathrooms: 3 Baths<br>• Built: …

Camões House / Pedro Ferreira Architecture Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Camões Street building introduces a paradigm shift in studio practice. For the first time we are …

Architecture

Good Design Is a Public Good

In an excerpt from his book Design for Good, John Cary considers the achievements and future of the social-impact design movement.<p><i>The following is excerpted from</i> Design for Good <i>by John Cary, with a foreword by Melinda Gates (Island Press, $30). The book collects 20 case studies of public-interest</i> …

7 Ways To Make a New-Old House

Kay Stanley and Curt Seymour referenced history and built a brand-new Daufuskie Island house that looks as if it has endured centuries of salty air …

6 Powerful Design Resources Offering Hundreds of Tutorials for All Skill Levels

One of the best things about the internet is the vast amounts of knowledge available at your fingertips. You can be a complete novice in a subject, but thanks to e-learning sites and YouTube, you can gain a real understanding of practically anything. For instance, we’ve written about free photo …

Graphic Design

Flamboyant Residence / Perkins+Will

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Recycled wood grid merges internal and external areas in this residence at Alto de Pinheiros …

São Paulo