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This App Turns Your iPhone Into A Dash Cam With Machine Vision

Our smartphones have become powerful enough to start understanding the physical world around us using their cameras and sensors. And mobile apps are just beginning to take advantage of these capabilities.<p>A new free iPhone app, called Nexar, wants to use computer vision to understand the road. …

Autonomous Cars

Creative and Aesthetic Illustrations

The graphic designer and illustrator Geoff McFetridge, based in Los Angeles, made these pretty, colored and abstract illustrations. Halfway between …

You Don’t Need to Boil Your Pasta, Just the Water

There are more efficient ways to cook pasta besides dropping it into a big pot of boiling, salted water. For example, next time pasta’s on the menu, …

Italian Food

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover just snapped a picture of something that's unlike anything it encountered before

The new Mastcam color self portrait was taken just days ago on December 19, and includes the first ever color images of the rover deck.<p>Previously, …

Physicists Say Cinderella's Glass Heels Would Have Shattered

Science has cautionary advice for fairy godmothers, vampires, and Superman: Ignore the laws of nature at your own peril.<p>We all know the story: The clock strikes midnight and Cinderella, facing an imminent wardrobe malfunction, flees the royal ball, leaving behind a single glass slipper. The prince …

Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, in pictures - Telegraph

Improve Your Posture with These Exercises from the Army Field Manual

Posture can affect a lot of things, including our confidence and how other people feel about us. Teach yourself good posture by practicing these …

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

<i>Photo credit: thegardenofzen.com</i>Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen …

Meditation

What the hell has happened to Tokyo’s fashion subcultures?

Japan. One of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, yet a place where fax machines are still commonplace. A country where conveyor-belt sushi arrives in seconds, but it can still take days to sort out a phone contract. Perhaps the biggest contradiction of all is the perception …

If Google Street View existed in 1911

The 'Main Street' of Manhattan<p>If Google Street View existed in 1911<p>Fifth Avenue in Manhattan stretches from Washington Square Park all the way to …

This transfixing video shows 1,000 exoplanets in their orbits

The Kepler space telescope has helped to discover more than 1,000 exoplanets since 2009, in 685 systems, with thousands more planets identified but …