Junel Fernandes

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Millionaire Sparks Treasure Hunt by Hiding $2 Million Worth of Gold and Jewels in the Rocky Mountains

An eccentric millionaire has hidden a treasure chest filled with $2 million worth of gold coins and jewels deep within the Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe, New Mexico.<p>Although this may sound like the premise of an adventure novel or an Indiana Jones movie, this fascinating story is very much …

Rocky Mountains

Circular Wave Pools for Research—and Maybe Olympic Surfing

Round tanks enable waves to do things you've never seen before<p>Last year Edinburgh University got a new pool. But it wasn't for the co-eds to take …

Profit

How to Hack Your Body to Live Past 120

A high-profile group of futurists is exploring the possibility of extending human life. How will they do it? Treat the body like a computer.<p>For as …

Geometric Fine Line Tattoos by LA's Famous Dr. Woo

This past December, The New York Times ran a story about Brian Woo (aka Dr. Woo), calling him the “Tattoo Artist for the Hollywood Set.” Having inked such celebrities as Drake, Ellie Goulding, and Cara Delevingne, the 33-year-old is one of the most in-demand tattoo artists in Los Angeles with a …

Finally, A Real Floating Lightbulb

Simon Morris makes floating objects. He has created everything from sneakers to speakers that hover magically above the ground, using magnets. But his ultimate dream was to create a floating light source without using batteries. Now, with Flyte, he’s turned his wish into reality.<p>Harnessing the …

Light Bulbs

Stellar Caves: Immersive Tunnels of UV-Illuminated Thread Drawings by Julien Salaud | Colossal

<p>Over the last year, French artist Julien Salaud has installed several new works as part of his “<i>Stellar Cave</i>” series involving elaborate thread …

Art

Inexpensive, Durable Shoes Designed to Grow Along with the Child

A single pair spans five sizes and is meant to last for five years—making it a game-changer for children in developing nations<p>One of my pet peeves is …

Developing Countries

Man Shaves off Half His Beard and Creatively Fills It in with Amusing Objects

So Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon can grow quite a beard, and he spent four months cultivating his facial hair before shaving exactly half of it off. It's an unconventional move to say the least, but one that was well worth it. His photo project called <i>Fifty Fifty Selfie</i> …

Loving Father Helps Son with Down Syndrome to Fly in Heartwarming Photo Series

When photographer Alan Lawrence's son Wil was born in October 2013, he knew that there was something different about him. “While looking into his eyes, everything started to go into a dream state. My emotions of joy paused as everything around me seemed to slow down. The nurse may of been talking …

Tiny devices replicate human organs to provide an alternative drug-testing method

Scientists at Harvard University have developed a microchip that can be lined with human cells to mimic the complex tissue structures of human organs.<p>…

Drug Testing

The Golden Ratio: Design’s Biggest Myth

The golden ratio is total nonsense in design. Here’s why.<p>In the world of art, architecture, and design, the golden ratio has earned a tremendous reputation. Greats like Le Corbusier and Salvador Dalí have used the number in their work. The Parthenon, the Pyramids at Giza, the paintings of …

Mathematics

This Toothbrush Cleans Your Teeth With Nanotechnology

Designer Kosho Ueshima collaborated with Japanese technology company Yumeshokunin to create an incredible toothbrush that uses nanotechnology to clean your teeth–no toothpaste necessary. The brush’s bristles–which are 0.178 millimeters thick–are coated in mineral ions, and when passed over your …

Nanotech