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Mapping What You Cannot See, Cannot Know, Cannot Visit

When I was a boy I had a globe. I could take it in my hands, rest it on my lap, give it a spin and look down on Africa, Europe, North America and Asia spinning by.<p>In 1961 (I was 13), cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin left the planet and got high enough to look down on the real Earth spinning beneath him. He …

Spit to kill? How the archerfish shoots prey with fearsome accuracy

If you’re a tasty-looking insect, spider or even a lizard, being in “spitting distance” of an archerfish makes you a dangerously perfect target. At first, these water-shooting fish may not look as remarkable as flying fish (or walking fish), but they harbor a fearsome skill – the ability to shoot …

People Talk 'Brain-To-Brain' For First Time Ever

Telepathy is a staple of science fiction--just think of Mr. Spock or the Jedi knights. But new research shows that mind-melds no longer belong only to the world of make-believe.<p>An international team of scientists demonstrated what they call the first direct brain-to-brain communication, sending the …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

The Horse and the Cowboy

The glorious madness of Jim Glickenhaus.<p>Fifty or 60 years ago, the idea of a customized Ferrari wasn't as preposterous as it is now. You'd simply order a new 250 GT or 330 GTC, then commission a coachbuilder like Scaglietti or Pininfarina to hammer out bespoke bodywork. Enzo Ferrari himself was …

MMM Exclusive Interview: Journeys Through Mysterious Landscapes by Felicia Simion

20-year-old photographer Felicia Simion, who recently reached out to us to share some of her latest images, has only become more masterful at her craft since we last posted her work three years ago. Rather than confine herself to one genre of photography, the Romania-based creative dabbles in them …

Light Painting Photography by Martin Kimbell

Amazing long exposure light painting photography by Martin Kimbell.<p>Check out this stunning selection of light paintings by Martin Kimbell, a …

The KiraVan, an Expedition Vehicle to End All Expedition Vehicles

Applied Minds is something like a think tank that actually creates things. The "interdisciplinary group of artists, scientists and engineers, with …

Mercedes-Benz builds a glamper van

If Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs was reimagined for road trips, the elegant new Marco Polo – Mercedes-Benz’s latest take on the luxury camper van – just might sit atop the psychologists’ famous pyramid.<p>Designed by Westfalia-Werke, renowned for its classic “pop-top” Volkswagen van-conversion …

Six race-ready newcomers from the UK

The earth, that is sufficient, I do not want the constellations any nearer, I know they are very well where they are, I know they suffice for those who belong to them — but does it float

All you can feel — but does it float

Photographs by Sarah Schönfeld<p>"Sarah Schönfeld squeezed drops of various legal and illegal liquid drug mixtures onto negative film which had already …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface — but does it float

<b>To<br>The Inhabitants of SPACE IN GENERAL</b><br>And H. C. IN PARTICULAR<br>This Work is Dedicated<br>By a Humble Native of Flatland<br>In the Hope that<br>Even as he was …

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19 Bizarre Video Games That Actually Happened

It's no surprise that some video games are strange—like, say, the one about a boy dressed like a chicken who rolls eggs into enemies. But where some …

Artist Launches Bonsai Trees And Other Lovely Plant Arrangements Into Space

We've heard that outer space is, visually speaking, a pretty majestic experience. Yet although the galaxy beyond is undoubtedly filled with stars and misty clouds for days, there aren't any decorative touches around to spruce up the space.<p>Enter Tokyo-based artist Azuma Makoto, aka the official …

What 19th-Century Germans Thought Life Would Be Like in 2000

Right around the same time that French postcards were predicting lots of aerial and aquatic activities in the year 2000 as part of the 1900 Paris …

Agawa Canyon

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>By late September, the hardwood forests surrounding the Agawa Canyon light up with the crimson and gold of autumn. These identical glowing vistas were among wilderness scenes captured in the early 20th century by what would become known as the Group of Seven, the legendary …

BMW R nineT custom by UCC

After building bikes for nigh on 20 years, Unique Custom Cycles has a reputation most builders would die for. The Swedish company is known for its traditional chopper and drag racing builds, but its latest project—nicknamed The Stockholm Syndrome—is very different.<p>UCC’s Ronna Norén and Gordon Roth …

IBM’s $3 Billion Investment In Synthetic Brains And Quantum Computing

IBM thinks the future belongs to computers that mimic the human brain and use quantum physics…and they’re betting $3 billion on it.<p>IBM is unveiling a massive $3 billion research and development round on Wednesday, investing in weird, science fiction-like technologies–and, in the process, …

How to Teach Google What a Story Is

Deep inside Google, a small team has been trying to solve a problem that's easy for any schmuck around the watercooler but frighteningly difficult for the world's most data-rich company: telling a story.<p>Google wanted to solve a problem we can all understand. People take so, so many photographs and …

Plugs face revolution as slimline, foldable Mu grows in popularity

It was when he found a long scratch on the cover of his white MacBook that Min Kyu-choi discovered the problem. What could he do with the plug, which had caused the damage? At a time when laptops, mobile phones and tablets were becoming progressively thinner, it struck the Korean design student …

Knauf and Brown encourages mindful engagement with everyday objects

Canadian studio Knauf and Brown has designed a collection of items to override the subconscious way in which people interact with commonplace objects …