Ethan Gent

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85-Year-Old Farmer Given Makeover by Grandson and Is Transformed into Fashion Icon

Dressing with impeccable style is timeless. Although fashion tends to skew towards the younger population, a photographer and his grandfather prove that looking great can come at any age—even when you’re 85. The young creative, who goes by the name XiaoYeJieXi(@小野杰西) on Weibo, dressed the …

Mesmerizing 4K Time-Lapse of Earth Captured by a Weather Satellite 25,000 Miles Away

Every 30 minutes, the weather satellite Elektro-L captures a 121 megapixel image from geosynchronous orbit using both visible and infrared light. And …

Nokia lives: company launches iPad rival

Aluminium one-piece N1 Android tablet announced at the Slush technology conference in Helsinki<p>In the same year that Nokia sold its mobile devices division – including all the engineers who designed its phones and tablets – it has staged a comeback by launching its own tablet.<p>The N1 Android tablet …

Richard Estes’s Paintings Appear More Real Than Photographs

A retrospective of Estes’s photorealistic paintings features panoramas more luminous and detailed than what many cameras can capture.<p>With so many art critics declaring painting dead, photorealism can seem especially unfashionable, if not downright outdated. But American artist Richard Estes has …

Watch! Origami-inspired robot assembles itself in 4 minutes

It's alive! Using some paper, a circuit board and the plastic used in Shrinky Dinks, a team of researchers has designed an origami-inspired crawling robot that folds itself into working order in about four minutes.<p>These transformer-like paper bots, described in the journal Science, could offer a …

Robotics

Siberian Holes Could Be 'Visible Effect' of Global Warming, Experts Say

There's a scary answer for why Siberia is turning into Swiss cheese: Mother Nature has gas, so to speak, and we gave it to her.<p>That's the preliminary conclusion of scientists who have explored the mysterious holes that began popping up in Siberia beginning last month, some of whom have postulated …

Climate Change

Pictures of the Week 8.7.14

6 Low-Tech Ways to Make Ice Cream

Our favorite low-tech ice cream solutions<p>When Columbus, Ohio-based ice cream maven Jeni Britton Bauer visited the SAVEUR Test Kitchen to share a few …

Ice Cream

Introducing Forgotify: Where Unpopular Spotify Songs Go to Be Heard

Awhile back, Lane Jordan heard an interesting fact: Spotify, the streaming music service, said that 20% of the songs in their catalog had never once …

Audi Says Synthetic 'E-Fuel' From Microorganisms Is Better Than Gas Or Diesel

Hydrogen and natural gas are among the alternative fuels starting to get more attention as car companies work to reduce emissions. But Audi is exploring another option that you may not have heard much about yet: e-fuels.<p>The German automaker, which aims to develop synthetically engineered e-fuels as …

"Darling you'll be okay"

"Darling you'll be okay"<br>- Pierce The Veil, "Hold On Till May"<p>I chose this lyric as my Google+ Page name, because as one of the bands that have helped save my life, it really had a lot of meaning behind it.<br>The way that I saw it, and what I wanted to let others know, is that even when we feel like there's no one out there who would care, no one who would miss you, no one that won't judge you, or how no one takes notice that you're suffering, you will find your happiness one day. You will get …