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Scientists Are Trying to Make Nuclear Fusion With Frickin' Lasers

Big science is really small. In Central Europe, a 17-mile loop looks for subatomic particles. In Washington and Louisiana, massive L-shaped detectors …

Physics

Tokyo Apartment / Yumiko Miki Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> An oak-edged window providesa framed view ofthe living room within this Tokyo apartment, intended by …

Brexit, Trump, And The End Of The Post-WWII Global Order

I, as many Londoners, awoke this morning to the shocking news that the British people want out of the European Union. Needless to say there is a level of post-electoral trauma here that I have rarely seen expressed by the normally composed, stiff-upper lip British. What is clear to me is that the …

Geometrical Tattoos By Jasper Andres Beautifully Fuse Geometry With Nature

New Zealand-based tattooist Jasper Andres creates beautiful minimal tattoos. Using his delicate touch, Jasper blends together the graceful figures of …

Body Art

Detroit Is Turning Vacant Lots Into Sponges for Stormwater

When it comes to green infrastructure, the city’s got plenty of parcels to work with.<p>In Brooklyn, a developer plans to back dirt-filled dumpsters into parking spaces this summer, the <i>Brooklyn Paper</i> reported, in the hope that the soil and plants will soak up storm water before it breaches the nearby …

Silicon Valley's New Parlor Game? The 'Last Job'

A decade ago, vampires scared us. A few years ago, zombies did. But the last year or two has been all about the robots and—in the business …

What You Should Know About Dating Someone With A Mental Health Problem

"Depression," Eva Recinos tells me, <b>"</b>is the third wheel in my relationship.<b>"</b> Recinos has been with her boyfriend for three-and-a-half years and lived …

The City Of The Future Is In Ohio

Self-driving shuttles, super-smart buses, an independent payment network, and more: Welcome to the Great Columbus Experiment.<p>In some ways, Columbus is the every-city. It’s at the very center of a state known as the “heart” of America. It is not home to the country’s technological nexus, like San …

Seen in literary fiction as well as SF, this genre weaves together complex debates in a way that can offer a clearer view of the future – think Atwood, DeLillo and Asimov<p>Weirdly enough, science fiction is not the best lens through which to examine science fiction. In the 80s, critic Tom LeClair …

Literature

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Einstein's 100-year-old theory is helping us map the universe in never-before-seen detail

In the theory, space and time are a fabric, permeating even the furthest reaches of the universe.<p>As matter and energy press down on this fabric, they actually change its geometry.<p>This, Einstein said, is what causes gravity. As massive objects such as the sun press down on the fabric of spacetime, …

Boy Genius Boyan Slat Wants To Clean Up The World’s Oceans–And He Might Actually Succeed

At just 21 years old, Slat has $10 million in funding and a prototype of a crazy sounding device that he’s about to test in open water.<p>It’s been four years since Boyan Slat first stood on a TED stage and proposed his massive ocean cleanup machine. The Dutch entrepreneur was only 17 at the time and …

The Law That Changed the American Workplace

Imagine a nation in which millions of children, some as young as 5, worked. They toiled in coalmines, glass factories and textile mills, some up to …

Is the future of VR NVIDIA, Sony and Apple?

Ondrej Homola Contributor<p>Ondrej Homola is co-founder and CEO of Lifeliqe, a platform company for the creation, sharing and deployment of interactive 3D objects into mobile, VR, AR and 3D printable media.<p>Virtual reality is all the buzz nowadays. And why wouldn’t it be when analysts like Goldman …

Genes, germs and bacon: A look inside my own DNA

There are times in your life when bad news smashes into your gut like a sledgehammer into the solar plexus. "You've got those double dots next to your CYP1A2*F, which means that we class you as a fast metabolizer." But the man on the other end of the phone was not complimenting me. Rather, he was …

Genetics

Entrepreneur Courses: Learn How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>“You don’t need the money, you need a better strategy.” Has anyone ever told you this? Does it sound like a far-out theory that doesn’t …

Google Created Its Own Laws of Robotics

Building robots that don’t harm humans is an incredibly complex challenge. Here are the rules guiding design at Google.<p>In his famous <i>Robot</i> series of stories and novels, Isaac Asimov created the fictional Laws of Robotics, which read:<p>A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a …

This $6-A-Month Plan Brings Solar Power To People Living Off The Grid

People talk about a flash of inspiration. But Xavier Helgesen's eureka moment came in the dark.<p>A few years ago, the American entrepreneur was traveling through Malawi to meet with clients for his book-selling company, Better World Books. He stopped in Monkey Bay, a town of about 30,000 people, to …

Millennials Are Doomed To Face An Existential Crisis That Will Define The Rest Of Their Lives

Psychologists from Sigmund Freud forward have generally agreed: our core attitudes about life are largely locked in by age five or so. Changing those attitudes requires intense effort.<p>Neil Howe and William Strauss took this obvious truth and drew an obvious conclusion: if our attitudes form in …