Larry Hostetler

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An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Crowdfund This Slingshot-Inspired Space Railroad

A new alternative to rocket fuel?<p>It's very expensive to put things into outer space. So HyperV Technologies, of Chantilly, Va., has begun a Kickstarter campaign that hopes to pioneer an electrically powered and slingshot-inspired alternative, with the goal of greatly reduced launch costs. It's …

Tiny Poisonous Trees Could Fight Climate Change In The Desert

Like something straight out of Dune, but the boring, terraforming parts.<p>Five German scientists have proposed a new strategy for mitigating the effects of climate change: turn coastal deserts into forests. Why? Forests, full of trees that consume carbon dioxide, are a great bulwark against the gas …

Pollution-Killing Material: Smog-Eating Cement

Remember that crazy CO2 Scraper Concept? It called for a towering structure filled with trees, to scrub the surrounding air of carbon dioxide. Well, …

Articles about going underground 3 houses built land on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dorit Mizrahi and Oliviero Godi, working in Bergamo, Italy, as the firm Exposure Architects, have designed a house using...<p>House Industries recently made a mark with their heavy ampersand.<p>An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.<p>Along the ever-expanding …

SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with dead phone batteries. This idea actually isn't too farfetched.<p>A new Kickstarter campaign is focused on getting funding for a power generating shoe insert that lets users charge …

Surreal Digital Illustrations by Tebe Interesno | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these digital illustrations by artist Tebe Interesno, who explores a wide variety of themes from surrealism to science fiction. …

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

Cleveland Clinic

Articles about 6 amazing repurposed designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.<p>Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern homes take full advantage of their locations in...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has …

Tests verify quantum effects in processor

<b>USC (US) —</b> Researchers have verified that quantum effects are indeed at play in the first commercial quantum optimization processor.<p>The team …

Rider of the Tempest

The Weird Way Alcohol Behaves In Space

Quantum tunneling holds a clue for one of the great mysteries of space chemistry.<p>A few years back, scientists discovered a giant cloud of hooch floating around in space. The 288 billion-mile cloud of gaseous methanol, an alcohol present in antifreeze and some moonshine presented a conundrum: How do …

Gerald Donovan's HUGE Photographic Prints

Pro photographer Gerald Donovan isn't really content with the Instagram level of quality you and I might be fine with. "I...use what is quite simply …

Scientist Figures Out How Those Big-Ass 'Sailing Stones' Move Themselves Across Death Valley

"Racetrack Playa" sounds like the screenname of an online teenager you're competing against in <i>Need for Speed</i>, but scientists recognize it as the name …

Death Valley

Can regular electromagnetism explain dark matter?

<b>VANDERBILT (US) —</b> Most of the matter in the universe may be made out of particles that possess an unusual, donut-shaped electromagnetic field called …

How to Cook a Steak from Low Earth Orbit

<b>How do we like our steaks?</b> Burnt to a crisp? Bloody as hell? What about 250 kilometers? This man, inspired by a reader's hypothetical question and apparently a 4chan thread on the subject, seeks to answer the age-old question: "From what height would you need to drop a steak for it to be cooked …

BBQ

This Is Amazing: Dinner in the Sky!

Looking for someone to host a special dinner for you and 22 friends? One Australian company specializes in these types of small dinner parties, with …

Roller Coasters

Could A Volcano Power America?

An ambitious experiment is underway to harness the heat of a volcano in central Oregon. The process is green, efficient... and causes earthquakes.<p>In October, at the Deschutes National Forest in central Oregon, a team of scientists and engineers began pumping 11 million gallons of water underground, …