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The AIDS Cure

Reservoirs of HIV hide deep within the body. Scientists are now closing in on methods to wipe them out.<p><b>In 2007</b>, a little-known German doctor applied to speak at a prestigious AIDS conference, claiming to have cured a single case of the disease. He described a 41-year-old man, dubbed the “Berlin …

Google reportedly offered $10 billion for WhatsApp

Facebook’s surprise $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp yesterday might not have been part of the only offer the messaging company received. <i>Fortune</i> reports that Google offered to buy WhatsApp for $10 billion. In a brief report on the rumored offer, <i>Fortune</i> notes that two separate sources have …

a tour of our chicken coop

Yesterday, I shared pictures of the process of building our coop. Today’s post is simply a photo tour of the coop. Like I mentioned yesterday, our …

Robots to the rescue at international trials in Florida | Reuters

HOMESTEAD (Reuters) - As a squat, red-and-black robot nicknamed CHIMP gingerly pushed open a spring-loaded door a gust of wind swooped down onto the track at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and slammed the door shut, eliciting a collective sigh of disappointment from the audience.<p>An LS 3 (Legged Squad …

NASA's Valkyrie robot is a 6-foot 'superhero' designed to save you from disasters

NASA has created a robot for DARPA's upcoming Robotics Challenge Trials. The Valkyrie is a 6-foot-2-inch humanoid machine with detachable arms, sonar sensors, mounted cameras, and a glowing Tony Stark-esque circle in the middle of its chest. The space agency says it's mobile and dexterous enough to …

World War Z sequel signs Impossible director Juan Antonio Bayona

The sequel to smash hit zombie action movie World War Z now has a director assigned to it: Juan Antonio Bayona, whose drama The Impossible told the story of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.<p>World War Z was beset with problems during its production, involving rewrites and the whole 40-minute third act …

Unraveling Animals by Jaume Montserrat | Colossal

<p>I tend to have weird dreams too when sleeping on a plane, but nothing comes close to those of Jaume Montserrat. While on a flight home the Barcelona …

Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Every new gardener wants a thriving harvest. These easy-to-grow varieties, whose flavors range from hot to sweet, are a wise choice for a successful first-time garden.<p>'Black Seeded Simpson' loose-leaf lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an heirloom that matures early in the season with a tender texture and …

Unique Vintage-Inspired Wall Art & Decor

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Vine hits impressive 40 million users. The key? Comedy

In a very nonchalant tweet Tuesday, Vine announced that it has now surpassed 40 million users.<p>How much growth is that? A whopping 207% since it hit 13 million just two months ago.<p>Though Vine has only been around since January, it has quickly become a leader in the short-video market, and a big …

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Concrete Summer House in Sweden Boasting a Zig-Zagging Profile

With an interesting design, this summer house completed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter is located in the city of of Lagnö, Sweden. The project aims to …

An initiative to bring internet access to the "next five billion" people has been launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg http://bbc.in/150TD5p The social network has teamed up with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung, among others, to lower the cost of mobile data and help those in developing countries to become part of the internet community. We want to hear from you. What do you think about Zuckerberg's project? What impact can the internet have in these communities? Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

Iglesia San Jorge / Tabuenca & Leache

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> For this project, a church-building had to be designed and built for 400 people, including a chapel …

Archipelago cinema in Koh Yao Noi | Thailand (by Büro Ole Schereen)

Earlier this month, a clutch of avid filmgoers experienced their own cinematic moment: Amidst the rocky shoreline of Yao Noi, Thailand, the group was delivered by boat to a auditorium floating in the middle of a quiet lagoon. The event was organized by Film on the Rocks Yao Noi, a new film festival, which commissioned the architect Ole Scheeren to build what he came to call the Archipelago Cinema, a large raft built out of recycled materials.

Sabre rocket engine could open up access to space as never before | Stuart Clark

Imagine taking off from a runway as you would in a normal aeroplane but flying so high and so fast that when you unclip your seatbelt, you float …