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Artist Turns Shadows Of Everyday Objects Into Fun Illustrations (10+ Pics)

Vincent Bal makes art with shadows, but as you can see, there's nothing dark about his playful doodles.<p>The Belgian artist and filmmaker has always …

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Scientists finally know what caused a mysterious fog to kill 12,000 people in London in 1952

The event in question is the "killer fog" that hit London for several days in 1952. First appearing on 5 December, it lifted four days later with an estimated death toll of at least 12,000 people, with around 150,000 hospitalisations and thousands of undocumented animal deaths. Although the Clean …

HP's tiny Xeon-powered PC puts the Mac Mini to shame

HP has unveiled the Z2 Mini, a mini PC that packs workstation-class parts, including an Intel Xeon CPU, NVIDIA Quadro mobile M620 graphics and M.2 SSD tech. It managed to squeeze that power into a 2.3-inch-high case that's "90 percent smaller than a traditional business-class tower," HP wrote. In …

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The 30 metre hole was all but filled in within 48 hours, although health and safety checks delayed the reopening<p>A section of road in the centre of the Japanese city of Fukuoka has reopened just days after a sinkhole opened up outside a busy railway station and threatened to topple nearby …

Health and Safety

AIRS

Like many business leaders, Donovan Neale-May routinely seeks out information on business innovation and management trends. He reads reports from …

My first year with Model S

One year ago today, I bought an electric car. Electric cars are coming for the masses, so I'd like to share a few thoughts about my first year of …

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Apple's dongle obsession explained with laughter

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>When new Apple products come along, many so-called experts express their views.<p>But what about the insiders?<p>While Apple's executives do interviews to explain the official company line, those who know the …

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Is Tim Cook really Steve Ballmer 2.0? (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 62)

Tim Cook

Exclusive - Oil CEOs to unveil renewable energy fund in new climate push | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Top oil companies including Saudi Aramco and Shell (RDSa.L) will join forces to set up an investment fund to develop technologies to cut carbon emissions and promote renewable energy, sources said on Wednesday.<p>Saudi ARAMCO President and Chief Executive Amin H. Nasser speaks …

Tesla Gigafactory: stunning new 360 image of ‘Gigafactory 1’ shows progress ahead of production ramp up

Tesla’s Gigafactory is about to get busy. Well, it’s already quite busy with construction, but we are now talking about production. Some Tesla energy products have been trickling out of the factory for a year now, but with the new generation (Powerwall 2 and Powerpack 2) – things are about to get …

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here's why.<p>---<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

This worm-like robot is under development for robotic surgery

The Single-Actuator Wave robot, or SAW, is a robot that travels by moving its body parts in a wave-like motion. Although the robot functions differently from how a worm would maneuver, it surely looks like one. SAW is an ongoing project developed by a team from Ben-Gurion University of Negev. Team …

Tesla is on the verge of completely changing the way it does business

Musk and the team never live up to the ambitious expectations they establish, and for good reason. There is nothing to be gained from aiming low if you're trying to reinvent a 100-year-old technology like the automobile.<p>That pattern was already due to be modified if not changed outright, as Tesla …

Autonomous Intersection Management: Traffic Control for the Future

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A New Leaf: Artist Jenny Kiker’s Botanical Paintings

We’re obsessed with botanical artist Jenny Kiker’s beautifully detailed paintings of leaves and plants (which she sells individually as she paints …

Art

Elon Musk says all Teslas will now be built to be fully self-driving

Musk: If you discourage autonomous tech, “you're killing people.”<p>All Teslas will now be manufactured with hardware that will enable the vehicle to completely drive itself in all situations, CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday.<p>That means when Tesla’s fully self-driving software is ready, all it will …

IBM deploying 1,300 Macs per week, Apple users need much less support than PC counterparts

New light was shed on IBM's deployment of Apple hardware at the annual JAMF Nation User Conference on Wednesday, revealing the 100,000 Mac user …

Tesla’s new VP of Vehicle Production is impressed: ‘they are about seven years beyond everything I’ve seen before’

Peter Hochholdinger is coming to Tesla after a two-decade-long career at Audi where most recently he led the manufacturing programs of the A4, A5 and Q5 vehicles. Hochholdinger joined Tesla as VP of Vehicle Production overseeing the Model S and Model X production lines and logistics, as well as …

Hubble telescope images from deep space were collected over 20 years to solve the puzzle of how many galaxies the cosmos harbors<p>There are a dizzying 2 trillion galaxies in the universe, up to 20 times more than previously thought, astronomers reported on Thursday. The surprising finding, based on …

Universe

Travel Through the Galaxies with These Stunning Images From the Hubble Space Telescope (VIDEO)

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and has been sending back stunning hi-res images and critical data ever …

Elon Musk Had to Deal With Some Seriously Weird Audience Questions

Is Mars gonna be like Burning Man?<p>As we all know, Elon Musk has a grand plan to colonize Mars, especially since we're pretty much flushing Earth down the toilet at this point. So at the International Astronautical Congress this week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk explained his interplanetary travel …

A new generation of exiled Tibetan artists is producing radical art beyond the control of China’s censors

Exiled from their own land since birth, a new generation of Tibetan artists is producing challenging art that the Chinese Communist Party cannot control.<p>At an ongoing solo show of works by artist Tsherin Sherpa at the Rossi & Rossi Hong Kong gallery, the images that jump at the viewer from the …

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Watch a Tesla Absolutely Shame a Lamborghini In a Drag Race

1.8K<p>SHARES<p>OK, so the video above is proof that a Tesla can be faster than a Lamborghini. Don't believe that it happened? Let's have science explain …

Tesla integration of home charging station + energy storage + solar will change everything

Elon Musk has been leaving breadcrumbs about Tesla’s intention to reinvent the entire energy sector from generation of renewable energy with SolarCity to energy storage and consumption with Tesla. It looks like the company’s vision will be unveiled on or around October 28 when Tesla will make its …

Atul Gawande: for the first time in human history, ineptitude is a bigger problem than ignorance

The New Yorker writer and surgeon joins The Ezra Klein Show to explain why our idea of failure is so wrong.<p>You can get a little dizzy just thinking about how much Atul Gawande gets done every year.<p>Gawande’s main job is as a cancer surgeon — he performs around 200 surgeries a year. He’s also …

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Yes, Google Play is tracking you - and that's just the tip of a very large iceberg - ExtremeTech

Yes, Google Play is tracking you — and that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg<p>By on September 14, 2016 at 9:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Thanks To Fracking, Earthquake Hazards In Parts Of Oklahoma Now Comparable To California

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake shook Oklahoma on Saturday, tied for the strongest quake ever recorded in the state. Odds are it was triggered by fracking operations, specifically the subsurface injection of fracking wastewater and produced waters in general, even from non-fracking operations.<p>There is a …

Geology