Isaac Flood

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Researchers 3D print a soft artificial heart that works a lot like a real one

The science of prosthetics has been advancing by leaps and bounds over the last few years, and research into soft robotics has been especially complementary. The same techniques that go into making a robot arm that flexes and turns like a real one can go into making more complex, subtle organs — …

Robotics

Stunning Colorful & Geometrical House

Japanese architecture Kochi Architects studio is famous for its using and exploration of space. Their latest creation plunges us in a house that …

Architecture

West Hills Residence | FIELDWORK Design & Architecture

Located in the West Hills above downtown Portland, the intent of this 1,230 square foot project was to remodel the lower level of the house into an …

Swimming Pools

NASA's Wild Fabric Is Basically Chain Mail From the Future

Traveling to outer space is an exercise in efficiency. At $10,000 per pound onboard, it pays to keep things light. But space is also an incredibly …

nirvana autogyro's gyrodrive becomes world’s first street legal flying car

jan 12, 2018<p>strictly limited to a run of 250 cars, british-automaker lyonheart cars builds a modern iteration of the classic jaguar 'e-type' from the …

flypulse defibrillator drones get to the scene 4X faster than an ambulance

jan 12, 2018<p>strictly limited to a run of 250 cars, british-automaker lyonheart cars builds a modern iteration of the classic jaguar 'e-type' from the …

A 16th Century Florence-Area Villa That May Have Been Designed by Michelangelo

The estate comes with 25 acres of vineyards<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Chianti, Italy <b><br>Price:</b> €10.5 million (US$11,792,453)<p>During the Renaissance, many …

Italy

Luxury Home on Lake Wannsee

Harald Windler has a floating dream-house on a popular Berlin lake.The amenities include a sauna, jacuzzi, and sun-deck. And its modern architecture …

Houses

Discover The Most Amazing Corporate Venues in Private Villas in Phuket

Why Booking a Luxury Villa in Phuket Is Perfect For Corporate Gatherings?<p>Every year, corporate executives call upon their travel experts to locate …

Luxury Lifestyle

Indios Desnudos House / Cañas Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the Papagayo peninsula, placed on the tip of an seaward pointing, and slightly downward sloping ridge …

Living Rooms

NASA Is Developing 3D-Printed Chain Mail to Protect Ships and Astronauts

Chain mail was an essential tool for medieval warriors hoping to avoid a quick (or slow) death by a sword. But NASA engineers hope a similar …

Space Exploration

Trump state visit: Downing Street rejects cancellation calls

<b>Downing Street has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's proposed state visit to the UK after a US clampdown on immigration.</b><p>A source said a rejection would be a "populist gesture", adding that the invitation had been accepted and scrapping it would "undo everything".<p>Labour leader Jeremy …

Donald Trump

This Tiny Submarine Cruises Inside A Stomach To Deliver Drugs

A tiny self-propelled drug-delivery device might someday make taking antibiotics safer and more efficient. Think of it as a tiny submarine scooting around inside your stomach, fueled by the acid there.<p>Oral antibiotics are commonly prescribed life-saving drugs. Once an antibiotic is swallowed, it …

San Diego

The time is ripe for a new movie version of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel ‘Dune’

‘Dune’ is a classic good-trumping-evil tale, and the news that Denis Villeneuve is attached to a new adaptation is heartening.<p>Anyone remotely …

GOP senator: Trump's travel ban 'wasn't properly vetted'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's executive action banning travel into the United States from seven countries, saying it wasn't fully considered.<p>"This was an extreme vetting program that wasn't properly vetted," Portman told CNN's Jake …

Jake Tapper

Best photos of the day: balloons for the Pope and furry Bulgarian men

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including stylish swimmers in London, a furry man in Bulgaria and balloons for the Pope

Airports

Lucy in the sky with protein: Did we find the key to LSD’s psychoactive potency?

The discovery of how LSD changes a protein’s structure may explain why the drug is so powerful<p>One drop of LSD can erase your entire sense of being until — interminable hours later — you recapitulate your identity, one puzzle piece at a time. Beyond that and the iconic kaleidoscope visual effects, …

Consciousness

A look at a Chinese fishery with a giant integrated solar array – feeding a world hungry for clean energy

Last week, a 200MW solar fishery came online in Cixi City in east China’s Zhejiang Province. The photos below show the immensity of the project. Dual use solar power comes in many forms: parking lot solar is always getting attention, walkable solar glass – like the project built by Apple (though I …

Clean Energy

Trump's state visit to UK at risk due to row with Prince Charles over climate change

Trump has called climate change a 'hoax' whereas Charles is an avid campaigner.<p>US President Donald Trump's state visit to the UK is reportedly at …

15 Lingerie Sets That Will Make Your Valentine Drool

(Or, you know, just to get for yourself.)

Canada’s Justin Trudeau welcomes refugees banned by Donald Trump

The Muslim refugees rejected admission into the United States through the unprecedented actions of the Trump administration have a new beacon of …

Amazon had the weakest response to Trump’s immigration ban yet

Amazon has advised employees from countries affected by President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban from seven majority-Muslim nations to avoid traveling outside the United States, and is working on “contingency plans” for those who are currently abroad, according to an email provided to <i>The</i> …

Immigration

Protests against Trump's immigration ban: in pictures

Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state

Brutal policies accompanied by suppression of the facts are sure signs of an autocracy<p>Last Tuesday, for a few hours, Badlands National Park defied presidential orders. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years #climate,” it tweeted. …

Political Science

Artist Depicts Black Female Nudes as Ancient Egyptian Goddesses

Joshua Sessoms' drawn symbolism seeks to inspire and heal through legendary history.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Over the last two years, artist Joshua Sessoms has developed a drawing practice that focuses on blending Ancient Egyptian symbolism with contemporary portraits. Sessoms has turned …

Art

3 Mountains Taller Than Everest

<b>by James Hunt</b><p>At almost 30,000 feet, Mount Everest may seem like it's as tall and as high a mountain as has ever existed. But the title of Tallest …

Mauna Kea

NASA releases first results from 'Year In Space' twin study

The first results from NASA’s Year in Space brothers are in, and show glimpses of how stressful a trip to Mars could be for the human body.<p>Astronaut …

Images: Science Fiction Art Gets Its Sexy Back

This is some cool sci-fi art from Syko San.<p>The style is reminiscent of the type of art that was produced in the 1970's and showed up in <i>Heavy Metal</i> …