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Streets in Hong Kong - Photographs and text by Sarah Choi | LensCulture

Hong Kong has so many colors in its streets: vibrant and faded; modern and traditional; bright and shaded. People, unknowingly, complete their own street scenes. These are the most beautiful.<p>—Sarah Choi<p><i>Sarah Choi’s work, along with photographs from ALL the LensCulture Emerging Talents was shown in</i> …

Hong Kong

Our unique 'microbial aura' travels with us wherever we go

Every individual has a unique “microbial aura” that we spread constantly wherever we go, according to research published recently in the journal Science.<p>"Your bacterial community [is] a composite of all of the decisions and interactions you’ve ever made in your life. Unless you lived exactly the …

No, Seriously, How Contagious Is Ebola?

<b>Update on Oct. 8: The Ebola patient in Dallas, the first diagnosed with the virus in the U.S., has died.</b><p>Holy moly! There's a case of Ebola in the U.S.!<p>That first reaction was understandable. There's no question the disease is scary. The World Health Organization now estimates that the virus has …

Looking for the Facebook of the pot industry

<b>It is an all-too-familiar scene: a beautiful autumn day dawns outdoors and a group of pale coders are hard at work inside a downtown bar in Denver, Colorado, which has been transformed into the home base of a hackathon.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessDublin dotcom - the Celtic …

Cannabis

At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product.<p>Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product would never reach the market. Shareholders …

Pharma

Sex Sells: 15 Racy Fashion Ads

From Calvin Klein's iconic shoot with Mark Wahlberg and a teenage Kate Moss to Gucci's controversial body hair, we rounded up some of the most risqué fashion ads of the past. See which ones made the cut<p>Courtesy

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

The Prospectives Serial Story Instagram

A few years into the onset of Instagram as part of social media users' everyday lives, and still new ideas and expanded creative usage abound. With The Prospectives, a serial illustrated tale published online every Sunday, writer Adam Hurly and artist Sam Kalda have employed Instagram in an …

Social Media

Having Just One Black Friend Is The Sad Reality For The Average White American

Social segregation contributes to misunderstanding over events in Ferguson, and elsewhere.<p>Here’s a quick question for our white readers: Have you discussed the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of black teenager Michael Brown with a non-white friend?<p>Odds are, you haven’t, and a 2013 survey from the …

A 1970’s Concrete Apartment Gets a Bold Renovation

Situated in Chipinque, which is a part of the Sierra Madre Oriental mountains in Northeastern Mexico, this apartment is located within a 1970’s …

Innovative Fashion Collection Designed with 3D Printing Technology

We have seen 3D printing in a variety of forms including unique floral arrangements, miniature figurines, and creative sculptures. Recently, designer Noa Raviv took things to an entirely new level by using the innovative process to create a fashion collection. Raviv developed her series, <i>Hard Copy</i>, …

3D Printing

Feeling Disorganized? Try Mise-en-place, It Works For Chefs - The Fox Is Black

Mise-en-place is a French phrase which means “putting in place”, as in set up. For many chefs this phrase is not only a helpful saying, it’s a motto …

The Battle Of The Sexes, Reduced To Pictograms

Designer Yang Liu tackles gender cliches in the bedroom and the boardroom, using simple, colorful graphics.<p>In <i>Man Meets Woman,</i> a new book from Taschen, Beijing-born, Berlin-based designer Yang Liu manages to reduce already reductive stereotypes about men and women to pictograms–a playful attempt to …

The Magnificent Facades Of Hungarian Cube Houses

In the aftermath of World War II, a particular housing type proliferated in Communist Hungary: the cube. As the country rebuilt after the war, the Hungarian Cube (in Hungarian, “Magyar Kocka”) became the ubiquitous, standardized form of residential architecture. One of the few ways people had to …

Astonishingly Vivid Compositions Inspired by Fairytales

Russia-based photographer Margarita Kareva has a special niche with her exquisitely composed photographs of mesmerizing women. Her surreal work takes …

Fairy Tales

Fall 2014 Fashion Face-Off: Vote Now

Whoever indicated that fashion was anything but democratic hasn't fully inspected the Fall 2014 runways. Rather than handing down trends-as-law like Moses from the mountain top, the collections hit enough notes for every avid shopper. Do you prefer mini or maxi? Ankle boots or over-the-knee? …

Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A water-based tractor beam that could contain oil spills and manipulate floating objects cannot yet be explained by mathematical theory.<p>A surprising new technique created by a team of physicists led by Professor Michael Shats at the Australian National University reveals that simple wave generators …

Quantum Mechanics

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Broody octopus keeps record-breaking four-year vigil

<b>For four years and five months, she clung to the rock and guarded her eggs.</b><p>In a feat that surely made good use of all eight arms, an octopus revealed a new secret of deep sea life when ecologists observed her record-breaking behaviour from a robotic submarine.<p>This doubles the longest brooding time …

Nature

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

Diplo's new remix turns the lights on Lorde's 'Tennis Court'

Globetrotting DJ/super-producer Diplo was one of the first big artists to give Lorde a co-sign, and judging by their social media presences, the two …

11 Cool Kids Clothing Companies For Your Cuties

Since the moment I found out I was pregnant, I've been on the hunt for super cute duds for my soon-to-be-born little nugget.<p>My search has been highly successful thanks to all the social media accounts filled with fashionable kids rocking some of the cutest looks I've ever seen. From companies …

50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to tasting Chianti in Italy's Tuscany region, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

Transformers: Age of Extinction

Michael Bay has done the impossible. With <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i>, the start of a – everyone duck! – second trilogy in his metalhead …

Movies

Where Will The World's Water Conflicts Erupt? [Infographic]

A heatmap of war over water<p><i>Click here to see a larger version of this infographic.</i><p>As the climate shifts, rivers will both flood and dry up more often, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Shortages are especially likely in parts of the world already …

Water