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San Francisco's Drug Geography

I recently grabbed all crime data captured by the SFPD Crime Incident Reporting system, which is available through SF open data. It has ~1.7 million …

San Francisco
Web Design
Urbanism

Paris as a Green and Sustainable Future City Is Even More Beautiful

Paris is one of the world's most beautiful cities, with its landmarks, parks and the cobbled roads of Montmarte the envy of the world. Architectural …

Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.<p>A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to …

Universe

NASA Makes Travel Posters For Nearby Earth-Like Planets

To get people excited about outerspace, this is a small series of travel posters designed by NASA, advertising nearby (nearby being relative) …

Orbital Objects

Learn more about satellites, space junk, and other objects floating in orbits.<p>The skies above Earth are teeming with more than 8,000 manmade objects, large and small. The U.S. Space Surveillance Network uses radar to track more than 13,000 such items that are larger than four inches (ten …

These Religious Architecture Award Winners Evoke The Sacred In Unconventional Ways

What makes a space sacred?<p>If the winners of Faith & Form's 2014 Religious Art & Architecture award are any indication, it may be something different every time. A high ceiling, curved walls, stained glass windows or lush landscaping -- no two winners are alike, and yet each offers viewers a fresh …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived …

Prefab Homes

Gadgets We Love: Modular Robotics MOSS Exofabulatronixx 5200 Kit

If you’re reading this, I’m guessing that at some point in your life, you dreamed about building your own robot. But then reality creeps in: building a robot is hard, and requires a lot of time and space. And also knowledge of soldering, wiring, programming and more.<p>At least, it used …

Historical Landscape Gets Modern Day Makeover - Land8

<b>The Lakewood Garden Mausoleum by HGA Architects.</b> The Lakewood Garden Mausoleum was considered Minnesota’s finest place for the final rest since its …

Landscaping

29 Gifts That Are Out Of This World

Find something for your very own cosmic wanderer of any age or planetary origin.

Your Wi-Fi’s WPA2 Encryption Can Be Cracked Offline: Here’s How

When it comes to securing your Wi-Fi network, we always recommend WPA2-PSK encryption. It’s the only really effective way to restrict access to your …

Service Archives - Robotics Business Review

all Service<p><i>Content from our Sponsor</i><p>Magnetic encoders from RLS are a necessary component of the REEM-C humanoid robot, giving it balance control and …

Robotics

PiBorg

Latest<p>Wish List<p>Compare<p>DiddyBorg V2 Perspex - Purple<p>Perspex Chassis plate for the V2 DiddyBorg in Purple. The set includes a top plate and bottom …

How to install and use the Datumbox Machine Learning Framework | Datumbox

In this guide we are going to discuss how to install and use the Datumbox Machine Learning framework in your Java projects. Since almost all of the …

Linux

60 seconds with the kit that makes everyone their own 'mini EPA'

Sure, there are plenty of consumer-focused gadgets in our Insert Coin competition. But at least one group has a much more altruistic vision. Public Lab wants everyone to have a spectrometer in their home that allows people to detect pollutants in their environment. The heart of the Homebrew Oil …

LG Display announces world's narrowest 0.7mm bezel display

LG Display is having a good year so far, having seen profits increase last quarter, and the company has just made another important breakthrough in its smartphone display technology. LG Display has announced a 5.3 inch Full HD LCD panel which has the world’s narrowest bezel – just 0.7mm. For a …

Gear & Gadgets

How black holes stop galaxies from making stars - Futurity

New evidence could help explain how some massive black holes shut down a galaxy's ability to make new stars.

NASA's new SoundCloud account will make you feel spaced out

Otherworldly sounds from classic and new NASA missions are here, including 'Houston, we've had a problem'<p>Space has never sounded better (literally it hasn't, as it is a near vacuum where sound waves don't propagate). NASA launched its first official SoundCloud account last week in time for …

zero2infinity mixes balloons and rockets to launch nanosats

The idea of a rocket/balloon or "rockoon" is not new. It dates back to 1949, when the astrophysicist James A. Van Allen and others developed the …

Space Travel

How being entrepreneur-in-residence helped this man build his fourth startup after selling his third for $500 million

Entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) is one of those job titles you hear a lot about, but may never fully understand.<p>The basic idea is to have a serial entrepreneur come in to work and join the company’s meetings, working on different projects until that person comes up with a new startup idea.<p>Although …

Drone Could Help Detect Wildfires in Wildlife Refuge

A camera-equipped lightweight drone could soon be helping federal officials spot forest fires in the nearly 112,000-acre Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge along the Virginia-North Carolina border. NASA’s Langley Research Center and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have signed a one-year …

Drones

Is time travel possible?

Wouldn’t it be great if we could really travel through time?<p>A documentary still in the making is exploring that possibility. Dubbed “A Brief History of Time Travel,” the film will explore the history of time travel, its presence in pop culture, and our obsession with it. The film asks, What makes …

How big data is fueling a new age in space exploration

In 2018, a group of organizations from all of the world will begin construction of the largest radio telescope ever built, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).<p>With one million square meters of collecting area and enough optical fiber to wrap around the Earth twice, this marvel of modern engineering …

TNW Deals Freebie Friday: Apps and Books for Nothing

We’ve got some great free stuff for our dear readers this Friday, to help step up your game in your personal and professional life.<p>Learn to do your best at anything, improve your business development and sales chops, and build your startup career on your own terms with these these three great …

You might already have a cosmic ray detector in your pocket

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: NASA<p>Our world is constantly being struck by cosmic rays–mysterious radioactive particles that likely come from …

Data startup DataPad gets acquired, says it will shut down on Friday

DataPad, a technically impressive business-intelligence software startup that launched earlier this year, has been acquired and will shutter its service on Friday, according to an email the startup sent to beta users this morning.<p>DataPad has not said which company acquired it.<p>The startup emerged …

Cracking the performance code of the Great Firewall of China

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / matt512<p>Tapping into the booming online China market can be a windfall for any company. Establishing a web …

How to spot birds, planes, and maybe even a superhero with your iPhone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Sometimes we get so caught up in connecting to each other on various social networks, we often forget that we are surrounded …