Martin Kvernø

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Kawasaki Ninja H2R Motorcycle Is Able to Produce 300 Horsepower

For 2015, we might get to see this engineering marvel in the form of <b>Kawasaki Ninja H2R Motorcycle</b>. The Kawasaki brings you a motorcycle that makes …

Success Breeds Success: 'Monocle Guide to Good Business'

Here at Core77, we get our fair share of business books, in part because to design anything on an industrial level, you need to have business in …

How 5 Different Creatures Flap Their Wings

Eleanor Lutz is the 22-year-old Seattle-based designer behind Spaceship Earth, an online map that transforms Earth into the Death Star. But Lutz isn’t just a sci-fi nerd. She’s also got a degree in molecular biology and a love for the animal kingdom, interests she pursues in earnest by way of …

Snapchat Has An Underage Porn Problem — And No Clear Way To Fix It

The feature, which allows users to take photos and collect them into a slideshow that they can later send to contacts, was added in October 2013. Stories live for a day and then disappear, aligning with Snapchat's ephemeral feel — that nothing snapped can live forever.<p>Cooper Fleishman of The Daily …

Social Media

The 20 Schools With The Most Alumni At Google

The search giant receives between 2.5 million and 3.5 million job applications a year, yet only 4,000 people get hired.<p>Landing a gig is typically influenced by which school you attend, since networks, geography, and prestige are such powerful predictors in a job hunt.<p>With that in mind, we took to …

Online Education

Want To Read Others' Thoughts? Try Reading Literary Fiction

Your ability to "read" the thoughts and feelings of others could be affected by the kind of fiction you read.<p>That's the conclusion of a study in the journal <i>Science</i> that gave tests of social perception to people who were randomly assigned to read excerpts from literary fiction, popular fiction or …

Judge in Brazilian 'iPhone' Trademark Lawsuit Rules in Apple's Favor

Apple has won the right to legally use the "iPhone" name in Brazil after a judge ruled in favor of the Cupertino company in an ongoing lawsuit with IGB Electronica, reports <i>BNAmericas</i> (via <i>CNET</i>). IGB Electronica, a Brazilian cell phone company, originally filed for the iPhone trademark in 2000 but …

Mysteries: Top 5 Wildest Conspiracy Theories

Mysterious, intriguing, and even a little frightening, conspiracy theories of various kinds have captivated Americans for decades.<p>1. The Philadelphia …

World Trade Center

UK Artists Develop 24-inch Flexible Remote Control Tail for Humans

Greyworld, a group of UK artists that create public art, have developed a 24-inch electronic remote-controlled tail for humans. The group spent two …

How One Plus One Became Everything: A Puzzle of Life

It's one of life's great mysteries ...<p>Four billion years ago, or thereabouts, organic chemicals in the sea somehow spun themselves into little homes, with insides and outsides. We call them cells.<p>They did this in different ways, but always keeping their insides in, protected from the outside world …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …

What is a Dyson sphere?

Are some advanced civilizations in our galaxy now collecting all of the energy emitted by their stars? If so, we would call their energy-collecting …

Can Kepler, NASA's Planet-Hunter, Be Saved?

Two broken reaction wheels have paralyzed NASA's premier planet-hunting telescope. Can it be salvaged?<p><b>From its orbit around the sun</b> 40 million miles from Earth, the Kepler space telescope stares toward the Cygnus constellation, watching for planets that might reveal themselves by passing in front …

Spain just spent $680 million on a submarine that can’t swim

Navartia<p>One of Spain’s largest defense splurges may also be one of its most embarrassing. After spending nearly one-third of a $3 billion budget to build four of the world’s most advanced submarines, the project’s engineers have run into a problem: the submarines are so heavy that they would sink …

European News

Unknown Mathematician Proves Elusive Property of Prime Numbers

On April 17, a paper arrived in the inbox of Annals of Mathematics, one of the discipline’s preeminent journals. Written by a mathematician virtually …