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Special sand could let us drink stormwater from the streets

When it rains heavily, even in arid places where water is scarce, the stormwater typically just runs off the streets and down the sewer drains. …

University of California

This Image of the Total Eclipse Is Being Called “History’s Most Amazing Photo”

Over 200 million Americans watched the total solar eclipse in August 2017, but no one had a better view than photographer Jon Carmichael. He spent years plotting how he could capture the total eclipse in a unique way, eventually combining his passions for photography, astronomy, and flight.<p>“I …

Southwest Airlines

Scientists Just Found a Way to Control a Single Molecule For a Millionth of a Billionth of a Second

This is unprecedented.<p>We could be able to control matter at a whole new level of precision after scientists discovered a way of manipulating …

7 Little Ways Your Brain Lies To You Daily If You Have High-Functioning Anxiety

You spend your entire life with your thoughts, so sometimes it's hard to tell if your long-term thought patterns are unhelpful. But if you have …

Cognition

Five Books That Will Actually Change Your Outlook On Life

The world of books is truly fascinating. They can make you laugh, cry, shudder, even take you on countless adventures in faraway lands. And then there are some books that shape you by broadening your perspective and making you ponder — the ones that stay with you forever.<p>Looking for book …

Winnie-the-Pooh

These Australian tiny cabins are designed to help us disconnect

We all need a little digital detox once in a while, and these beautiful off-grid cabins are the ideal answer to getting away from it all. Scattered …

Off-grid

Paper batteries use electron-harvesting bacteria to make electricity

A paper battery powered by electron-harvesting bacteria could one day power environmentally friendly disposable devices.<p>Researchers have been working …

First vision of bacteria "harpooning" DNA to accelerate evolution

Bacteria evolve fast – and that could be bad news for those of us who don't want to see easily-treatable diseases make a roaring comeback. Resistance …

The Herman Miller Cosm Tilts Itself Into the Best Position Possible

Herman Miller tapped Berlin-based designers Carola Zwick, Roland Zwick, and Burkhard Schmitz at Studio 7.5 to deliver something often advertised, but …

An Aesthetic Pursuit Launches Sports-Inspired Court Series

Court Series marks the second collection from Brooklyn-based consultants An Aesthetic Pursuit’s home furnishings line, Pieces. The colorful series …

Olafur Eliasson unveils his first building, a sculptural stunner in Denmark

The prolific Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has unveiled his first building—a sculptural castle-like mass that rises from the waters in …

How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

The Microbiome: How to Talk to Your 2 Million Genes

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Naveen Jain</i><p>The term “microbiome” has become popular in the last decade, and most people now realize that their bodies are populated by an enormous quantity of microbes. Taking every location from the skin to the mouth to the intestinal tract into consideration, the …

Quantum physics may be even spookier than you think

<b>Atom (Sergey Nivens via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions<p>Philip Ball<p>May 27, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>It is the central question in quantum mechanics, and no one knows the answer: What …

Particles

D.H. Lawrence on the Antidote to the Malady of Materialism

“Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease. One feels a sort of madness come over one, as if the world had become hell. But it is only superimposed: it is only a temporary disease. It can be cleaned away.”<p><i>“It is now the most vitally important thing for all of us… to try to</i> …

West Sussex

This Book Is a Planetarium: A Pop-Up Masterpiece Translating the Laws of Physics into Playful and Poetic Tangibility

From light to time, magical hands-on demonstrations making concretely comprehensible the abstract forces and phenomena we experience but cannot ordinarily touch.<p>In her stunning poem “Planetarium,” Adrienne Rich wrote of translating “pulsations into images for the relief of the body and the …

Literature

Mitochondria Within Cells Could Be Way Hotter Than The Rest of Our Bodies

Tiny sizzling powerhouses.<p>Your body is hot. Depending on the time of day, and where the thermometer is placed, it runs somewhere between 35 to 38 …

The biotech co that sees itself as a software company

Ginkgo Bioworks is in the business of designing and printing microbes, but it recently raised $275 million — bringing its valuation to over $1 …

Sponge is the ancestor of all animals, reveals a recent study - IBTimes India

A team of scientists found out that the sponge-like creatures that lived 750 million years ago are our earliest ancestor.<p>One of the most heated …

Scientists Added Two New Letters to DNA's Code

If you’ve taken a science class, you’re likely aware that DNA is the body’s instruction manual. But its language is only written in four letters: A, …

Accidental heroes: a Mexican concrete master mix

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Why do we freeze when we're scared?

Why we sometimes become paralyzed with fear.<p>Most people are probably familiar with the classic fight or flight response to a feared stimulus. If a snake were to fall from the ceiling on top of you as you read this, you have two options: fight off the snake or get away from it as quickly as possible.<p>…

Many colors that don't fade, made from one pigment

Scientists at the University of Akron in Ohio have developed a way to use a single pigment — melanin — to create a range of usable colors, reports …

Bill and Melinda Gates think a weaponized disease may be the biggest threat to humanity — here's how worried you should be

The biggest global risk that Melinda Gates can imagine within the next 10 years is "most definitely" a bioterrorism attack.<p>"A bioterrorist event could spread so quickly, and we are so unprepared for it," she told Vox founder Ezra Klein in an interview at South by Southwest over the weekend.<p>"Think …

See jerkface bacteria hiding in tumors and gobbling chemotherapy drugs

They make cancers drug-resistant, but a dose of antibiotics may help, study suggests.<p>Of all the kinds of bacteria, some are charming and beneficial, …

This Critical Thinker's Letter to His Daughter Will Restore Your Hope For The Future

Powerful words to live by.<p>There are days when it feels like the world really is going to shit. And when that happens, we need to remember that …

Bacterial ‘aphrodisiac’ can trigger protist sex swarms

To the surprise of scientists, bacteria can act as an aphrodisiac for the one-celled marine organisms that are the closest living relatives of all …

Magnetic brain stimulation helps "unlearn" crippling fear of heights

Advances in technology over the last decade have led to a swift rise in the volume of research surrounding transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) …

Even more evidence that we’re eating all wrong

Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker.<p>From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. <i>What to eat</i>—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat …