Anderson Mackenzie

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Architecture of Density

Photographer Michael Wolf, double winner of the World Press Photo provides us with this series “Architecture of Density” where unretouched pictures …

Large Hadron Collider discovers new form of matter

Researchers say that exotic hadrons -particles made up of two quarks and two anti-quarks – actually exist.<p>Physicists say they’ve confirmed the …

Pouring Saltwater Over Graphene Generates Electricity

A team of Chinese scientists did an impossible-sounding thing. They created electricity simply by dragging a droplet of saltwater across a layer of …

New study outlines 'water world' theory of life's origins

The second imbalance could have involved an electrical gradient between the hydrothermal fluids and the ocean. Billions of years ago, when Earth was …

Cosmic slurp: Where a black hole swallows a star

Astronomers have identified galaxies where a central black hole just disrupted and ‘ate’ a star. It’s like a black hole putting up a sign that says: …

Black Holes

Elusive 'Exotic Hadrons' Really Do Exist, CERN Research Shows

The existence of exotic hadrons — a type of matter that doesn't fit within the traditional model of particle physics — has now been confirmed, scientists say.<p>Hadrons are subatomic particles made up of quarks and antiquarks (which have the same mass as their quark counterparts, but opposite charge), …

Micro-macro entangled 'cat states' could one day test quantum gravity

(Phys.org) —In Schrödinger's famous thought experiment, a cat's quantum state becomes entangled with the quantum state of a decaying nucleus, …

Parked Cars Photography

It's funny how old cars had so much character than the new sophisticated ones we have today. New York photographer Franck Bohbot goes out to capture …

Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies - Dwell

Whether survivors of the housing crash, stubborn holdouts during a land grab or loners in empty corridors of the city, the subjects of David Schalliol’s <i>Isolated Building Studies</i> standout in the Chicago landscape. Stark and centered, his photos, which were recently collected in a book, appear as a …

Urban Planning

Thirst-Quenching Trees

Designed for use in tropical desert areas of Africa and the Americas where temperatures vary greatly between day and night, the Hope Tree is a large …

Dwarf planet discovery hints at a hidden Super Earth in solar system

Astronomers have increased the size of the observable solar system after spotting a 450-km wide object orbiting the sun.<p>The lump of ice and rock circles the sun at a greater distance than any known object, and never gets closer than 12bn kilometres – 80 times the distance from Earth to the sun.<p>If …

The One Literary Reference You Must Know to Appreciate ​True Detective

Two episodes into the series, <i>True Detective</i> dropped a reference to one of the strangest, most compelling tales in the canon of weird fiction: Robert …

Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Writing and Life

In the year of reading more and writing better, we’ve absorbed David Ogilvy’s 10 no-bullshit tips, Henry Miller’s 11 commandments, John Steinbeck’s 6 pointers, and various invaluable advice from other great writers. Now comes <b>Jack Kerouac</b> (March 12, 1922–October 21, 1969) — cultural icon, symbolism …