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'Pepper' robot uses trial-and-error learning to master a child's game

Robots, much like children, are now using simple games to learn important skills. Pepper, SoftBank’s adorable humanoid robot, recently learned to play ball-in-a-cup (also called ring and pin) in an effort to better understand optimal trajectory. In the beginning, SoftBank’s team demonstrated the …

Santos no siempre ejemplares

Entre las críticas a Teresa de Calcuta sobresale la de que no era tanto una amiga de los pobres, como una amiga de la pobreza<p>Los papas son libres de …

Are Human Beings Just Intelligent Bacteria?

Here's an interesting theory on why we exist. (We said "interesting," not "cheerful")<p>Following the <i>Tools & Craft</i> reference to Burning Man, I rewatched …

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Esta aparente chatarra se puede convertir en cualquier automóvil

Un estudio de efectos especiales y contenido creativo ubicado en Londres, The Mill, reveló su más reciente creación, inspirado en los problemas de …

Redditor Transforms Random People's Photos into Exciting Movie Posters

Photoshop is an undoubtedly powerful tool of digital transformation, as Redditor Your_Post_As_A_Movie demonstrates in their ongoing project. For the past two years, the Internet denizen has taken random photographs and turned them into movie posters for films you'd want to see. Using a variety of …

This Camera Captured Pottery from the Wheel’s Point of View

Watching a ceramist shape wet clay on a potter’s wheel is a mesmerizing sight to see. Seeing the same process from the wheel’s point of view puts an …

Surreal photos of China's failed 'city of the future'

The once flush-with-cash town of Ordos, China, has been called the world's largest ghost town.<p>Roughly 15 years ago, a coal-mining boom led local government to throw money at urban development there, in the hopes of creating a new epicenter of culture, economy, and politics.<p>Ordos New Town — also …

Need Help With Basic Sketching Techniques? Let These Videos Teach You

We’ve all heard the story of the cocktail napkin sketch that inspired a masterwork. Architecture is all about communicating ideas visually, and there …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2015, in pictures - Telegraph

Articles about architect lost his sight and kept working thanks breakthrough technologies blind on Dwell.com - Dwell

As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.<p>Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.<p>Mesmerizing, hypnotic, and captivating.<p>An Amsterdam architect looks to Japanese culture when …

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

The eight principles of the sidewalk

Sidewalks are an integral part of cities and should be prioritized as a central component of people-oriented urban design. Photo by Marc …

Urban Design

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …

Articles about modernist l shaped charred cedar cabin alaska on Dwell.com - Dwell

Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...<p>At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery bring friends, family, and a fleet...<p>Available for $85 a night, these …

Sencillo videotutorial para teñir tu pelo de rubio en cualquier foto

En ocasiones anteriores hemos tratado diferentes formas de <b>cambiar el aspecto</b> o la figura con <b>Photoshop</b>. En esa ocasión, nos centramos en el color de …

These 13 Plants Are Deadly — Do You Have Them at Home?

Keep your kids and pets away from these popular picks.<p>We're not saying you can't keep them. But watch pets and kids closely — they might get sick (or worse) from eating these leaves and flowers.<p><i>This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.</i>

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First-Time Founder’s Guide to Term Sheets (Part 2)

<i>Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures.</i><p>In the introductory post to my term sheet guide, we covered a general introduction to term sheets and the trade-off between high valuation and complex investment structure, as well as focused on the basics of a convertible loan.<p>Now we’ll shed some …

10 Things You Should Know Before Painting A Room

Are you living with boring white walls, but hate the thought of painting? Painting is often a task that homeowners dread. However, it is one of the …

Contemporary Single-Floor Home Parading a Refreshing Transparency

Making a powerful first impression, this contemporary single-floor home in Phoenix, Arizona, helps the owners stay connected to the outdoors at all …