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The Future Television Will Be Paper Thin and Rollable, LG Says

Perhaps in a few years we'll see people carrying around their rolled-up televisions the way they used to carry newspapers.<p>LG Display unveiled a paper …

Televisions

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Functional Interior Designed with Soothing Pastel Colours in Moscow

Wonderfully designed with soothing pastel colours, this compact interior was imagined by Int2 architecture in Moscow, Russia. There’s a lot to love …

Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.

The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

'Super-Earth' is closest planet yet that could support life

Thanks to a wobble in its host star, researchers from UNSW have spotted a planet only 16 light-years away that could harbor life (shown in an artist's conception, above). However, being there would bear little resemblance to living on Earth. It's at least five times as massive, for starters, and is …

40 Daring Striped Interiors Helping You Energize Your Home in 2013

Very popular in the fashion industry, stripes have become a major trend in interior design as well (check out Top 10 Most Talked About Interior …

18 Fresh Interior Design Trends to Watch For in 2014

Two thousand and fourteen; it sounds so futuristic, but here it is, right on our doorstep. After explaining the <b>10 Commonly Made Decorating Mistakes</b> …

Proof That Designers Are Still Crazy For Collage Walls

Interior designers are still madly in love with jam-packed, art-clustered walls.<p>Interior designer and blogger Paloma Contreras snaps a captivating corner.<p>Fabric designer Madeline Weinrib starts her collage wall on the floor.<p>At New York City's Kips Bay Show House, interior designer Alessandra Branca …

DIY Hermit Houses: Tiny, Off-Grid Customizable Living Units

These awesome Hermit Houses are tiny portable units that you can build your own cozy habitat. Envisioned by Dutch designers Daniël Venneman and Mark …

Tiny Houses Have A Not-So-Tiny Problem

Many tiny house designs fetishize smallness while missing what makes micro-housing so useful: density.<p>As much as we love gorgeous small-scale architecture, not all micro-housing is created equal. Over at <i>City Lab</i>, Kriston Capps argues that tiny houses plopped onto huge lots in the middle of nowhere …

Forget dumb, rude drones. Here come smart, polite drones

Dumb drones are already old hat.<p>Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK are now developing mini-helicopters that are not only smart enough to learn how to get around entirely themselves, but they also know polite behavior.<p>Intelligent flying machines have been busy in Hollywood and in …

These Human Robots Will Haunt Your Nightmares

The new humanoid robots named "Otonaroid" and "Kodomoroid" are pictured during a press preview at the National Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Yoshikazu …

The Gadget That Will Make You Feel Like A Jedi Is Just Months Away

After years of tweaking, the technology that will make you think you're a Jedi— or maybe Tom Cruise in "Minority Report"— is gearing up for its launch later this year.<p>Canadian company Thalmic Labs attracted millions of potential customers last February when it introduced a video for the Myo …

Augmented Reality

Scientists believe a hidden “ocean” lies deep within Earth

They believe there might be three times as much water deep underground as exists in all the world’s surface oceans.<p>A study published in the journal …

Northwestern University

Real-Time Wastewater Analysis Shows What Drugs Are Being Used Where

Drugs have been found in wastewater around the world.<p>When people take drugs, they end up in the water, either unchanged or broken down into specific metabolites. Increasingly, water can be tested to gauge how much drug use is going on in an area, and a new study shows that the level of illegal …

Are we about to see the rise of robot bosses?

Imagine your boss was a machine. For some people it’s almost a reality, says Jane Palmer, so will we all end up working for robots and algorithms?<p>In 1910, a strike broke out at the Watertown Arsenal near Boston, when a manager with a stopwatch stood behind a worker, timing the craftsman’s …

Bill Gates

Lights, Lights, Lights, Action! A Crazy New Light Projector

What can you do with a spotlight?<p>You can light a spot.<p>But what if you give yourself more options and invent a tool that lets light spill, splash or tighten into a beam as thin as a pencil line — a beam of light that can draw!<p>Draw what? Oh my God, so many things: a galloping unicorn, a friendly …

Oceans of water may be locked deep inside Earth - Futurity

Scientists have found evidence of what may be the planet's largest water reservoir bound up in rock deep in the Earth's mantle.

Scientists condemn 'crazy, dangerous' creation of deadly airborne flu virus

Researchers say recreation of Spanish flu strain highlights risk of pandemic, but critics say work puts global population at risk<p>Scientists have created a life-threatening virus that closely resembles the 1918 Spanish flu strain that killed an estimated 50m people in an experiment labelled as …

2018’s closest supermoon January 1

There are 2 full supermoons ahead, both in January. For Earth’s western hemisphere, the 1st one happens on the first night of 2018. Eastern …

A Chinese perspective on summer

In Chinese thought, summer has been associated with the color red, the sound of laughing, the heart organ, the fire element and a red phoenix …

Spirituality

Huge Impact Crater In Russia Tied To Ancient Mass Extinction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New evidence implicates one of Earth's biggest impact craters in a mass extinction that occurred 33.7 million years ago, according to research presented here Wednesday (June 11) at the annual Goldschmidt geochemistry conference.<p>Researchers from the University of California, Los …

Hypnotic insect flight trails like you have never seen them before

Just by adding a trail effect to a camera you can turn the flight of insects into a ever changing hypnotic landscape of colours<p>Dan Brown was filming a multitude of insects flying about near his home when he thought he could improve the effect.<p>By adding a trail effect, Mr Brown created a beautiful …

Digital Art

Paper Cut Razors And Other Amazing Images From This Week

What is Dark Matter?

Roughly 80 percent of the mass of the universe is made up of material that scientists cannot directly observe. Known as dark matter, this bizarre …

Deep Underground, Oceans Of Water May Be Trapped In A Crystal 'Sponge'

Science teachers may have to add a whole new layer to the water cycle.<p>Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water hiding up to 400 miles beneath the surface.<p>The discovery could transform our understanding of how the planet was formed, suggesting that Earth's water may have come …

Boy Finds Mummified Corpse Hanging In Home

In a scene cut right out of the pages of R.L. Stine's <i>Goosebumps</i>, an Ohio boy stumbled on a mummified corpse hanging inside a home once thought to be abandoned.<p>The 12-year-old boy made his way inside the dusty house in Dayton on Sunday, KFOR reports. Inside a closet, the body of 53-year-old Edward …