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How Fashion Brands Are Starting To Design Like Tech Companies

A focus on R&D has a new wave of fashion companies testing designs the way developers test software.<p>Inside Lululemon Labs, the cultish activewear brand’s 11th New York City location that opened in March, there’s not a single $100 yoga pant in sight. Instead, slimming pencil skirts, crisp blazers, …

Watch the Paris Fashion Week Menswear Show That Has Everyone Talking

Haider Ackermann only needed five minutes to make his mark.<p>When does a brand shift from burgeoning to big time? Someone should ask Haider Ackermann right now. After three years establishing his menswear lineup that's heavy on rakish dandies with a penchant for brocades (think the most elegant …

Menswear

Fausto Puglisi Reveals Sketches of His Debut Men’s Collection

Something patterned, gilded, and laden with embellishment is what we’ve come to expect from Fausto Puglisi’s womenswear collections, so when the news broke he would debut a menswear capsule at Pitti Uomo later this month, our minds went racing. Golden togas for men? Gladiator sandals? A …

6 Ideas From 2015 That Will Change the World | Inc.com

Advances in science and technology move at an insane pace these days--and luckily, many of the great minds leading the charge are using their innovations for good.<p>Here are six ideas that wowed us in 2015.<p>1. Beaming the internet to the entire world.<p>Most people laugh nostalgically at the sound of a …

Space Travel

House on the Sea / Pitsou Kedem Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Light and horizon play together within the design of this home located on the mediterranean shore. The …

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Don't Brand for Now, Brand For 'Then'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Companies go through a number of stages, from start-up to maturity. And each phase has different dynamics. By visualizing their goals from Day One, confident businesses develop a consistent brand they can grow into -- one that doubles as …

50 Gorgeous Gray Kitchens That Usher in Trendy Refinement

Few colors have dominated the trend charts in the last few years like gray. It is not just the hottest neutral around but also a versatile color …

Met live in HD presents Verdi's 'Otello'

NEW YORK (AP) — For Yannick Nezet-Seguin, one of his key tests while conducting a performance of Verdi's "Otello" is how the audience responds early …

Opera

Spacecraft captures some of the best photos we've ever seen of Saturn's water-rich moon

NASA's spacecraft, Cassini, has been orbiting the ringed-planet Saturn for over 10 years, but some of the most interesting discoveries from the mission have come from its occasional visits next door to Saturn's enigmatic moon Enceladus.<p>In particular, Cassini has revealed evidence Enceladus harbors …

This tree-covered Italian skyscraper gives new meaning to 'green architecture'

The 256-foot and 344-foot towers are covered head to toe in more than 700 trees and 90 species of plants, an achievement that was ingenious enough to land Bosco Verticale second place in this year's Emporis Skyscraper Award.<p>During the winter, sunlight can easily pass through the bare plant life and …

This robot could one day work aboard the ISS

A robot being developed for manipulation tasks has demonstrated its ability to perform a complex job in a mock International Space Station scenario.<p>There's a lot to do aboard the International Space Station (ISS). There are science experiments to be performed and cared for; at least two hours of …

Robotics

6 technologies that will help humans survive on Mars

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Planet Earth is abuzz with headlines about Mars. First, NASA announced the discovery of flowing water on the red planet. Then <i>The Martian</i> opened to rave reviews. We have so many questions about the mysterious frozen planet. Does liquid water mean there's life on Mars? Will plants grow …

Astronomers have a new way to measure planets' potential for life, and Earth isn't at the top of the list

Those worlds both score higher than our own planet on the index: 0.955 for KOI 3456.02 and 0.836 for Kepler-442b, compared with 0.829 for Earth and 0.422 for Mars.<p>The point of the exercise is to help scientists prioritize future targets for close-ups from NASA's yet-to-be-launched James Webb Space …

Is Your Refrigerator Running? No, Really, You Won a Nobel Prize

Persuading laureates they’re winners can be a tough call; ‘it’s not a prank’<p>The phone rings in the middle of the night. The number is unrecognizable. The voice on the other end of the line is unfamiliar—and it comes with a Swedish accent.<p>This is how the world’s most esteemed minds learn they have …

Nobel Prize

The Future Of Coding Is Here, And It Threatens To Wipe Out Everything In Its Path

Chet Kapoor Contributor<p>Chet Kapoor is the chief executive of Apigee and previously served as vice president of content management and search products at IBM and VP/general manager for the integration group of BEA Systems.<p>APIs — the rules governing how software programs interact with each other — …

Internet of Things

Science and Faith

Recently, we happened to hear, on public radio, a song about evolution by a songwriter named Chris Smither. It was funny, but also made sense in a way the songwriter may not have meant. It's an amusing satire on the notion of intelligent design. In it, Smithers comments sardonically on the …

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How Physicists Quantum Teleported Information Over 62 Miles

Bringing us one step closer to a quantum Internet<p>Teleportation isn’t real, at least not as it’s depicted in fiction. No one has ever made a material object -- be it Harry Potter or Captain Kirk -- physically disappear from one location and reappear elsewhere. But information … that’s a different …

Quantum Mechanics

Volvo wants robots to help collect your garbage

To call garbage collection an inglorious job would be an understatement -- it typically involves early mornings, monotony and (of course) lots of smelly trash. It's the perfect sort of job for a robot, don't you think? Volvo agrees. It's partnering with both universities and waste management firm …

10 of the best architecture tours

Whether it’s modernism, brutalism or art deco that draws your interest, these guided trips reveal the unique stories of buildings and city designs<p>Palm Springs Modern Tours, Palm Springs, US<p>Architecture buff Robert Imber knows everything and everyone in Palm Springs and is a leading voice in the …

Architecture

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

Scientists found something unexpected in this eerie new image of Pluto

New Horizons, a spacecraft that flew by Pluto in July 2015, continues to stream photos back to Earth from billions of miles away — and each set is more incredible than the last.<p>The following images, released by NASA on Thursday, did not disappoint.<p>Fifteen minutes after New Horizons made its closest …

Solar System

Ad blockers surge to the top of Apple’s app charts

People are willing to pay to avoid ads on their iPhones<p>Ad-blocking apps have surged to the top of Apple's paid iPhone app chart in the US, just days after the release of iOS 9. As of Friday morning, ad-blocking apps accounted for three of the top five paid apps, and four of the top 20. Peace, which …

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