Michael Lederman

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Earth Screening

New Holland Agriculture have chosen the design by the international team led by Recchi Engineering as the winner of the international competition for …

Urban Algae Canopy

Algae is the seemingly unlikely term that is being discussed at the heart of EXPO Milano 2015.<p>The London based ecoLogicStudio, (Claudia Pasquero and …

Food for the city

Peter de Rooden, Adam Grubb, Han Wiskerke, Lola Sheppard, <b>Food for the City: A Future for the Metropolis</b> , NAi Publishers , Rotterdam, 2012 (256 pp., …

Cheaper Than Coal? Fusion Concept Aims to Bridge Energy Gap

Researchers say they've developed a concept for a fusion reactor that could be built for less money than an equivalent coal-fired plant — but they acknowledge that they still have some questions to answer. For example, will the concept really work?<p>The design concept, known as the "dynomak," is the …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas Edisons of the world, and scour the Internet for every little iPhone rumor we can find.<p>But sometimes, it's the simple technologies that truly change …

Now Serving

Inside Flipboard / May 19, 2014<p>After Ariane and Michael Batterberry got married in 1968, they set out to create a culinary magazine that felt more …

5 Links to Read Before Celebrating the Fourth of July

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: How to have the best Fourth of July ever.</i><p>There's nothing quite like a Fourth of July party to make you feel like summer is really here. You've got warm …

July 4th

Fish-eating spiders are crawling all over the world, scientists find

Spiders that prey on fish by injecting them with lethal doses of venom are far more widespread than previously known, according to a study.<p>A research paper published in Plos One this week into fish attacks by spiders found eight out of 109 families of spiders around the world have the ability to …

Removing Salt To Relieve The World’s Thirst

97 percent of water on Earth is salt water. What if we could drink it?<p>The Challenge<p>Seventy percent of the Earth’s surface is liquid—yet water scarcity affects more than a billion people each year. Since the 1970s, the gold standard for desalination has been reverse osmosis, in which big pumps push …

Rik Mayall's funniest TV moments – in clips

Rik Mayall’s death wasn’t just a shock because he was relatively young, but because his onscreen performances were so full of life. His characters weren’t neatly drawn sketches: they were vast mad scribbles, jammed to the margins with noise and energy. He was the naughty uncle, the children’s …

Decadent Cakes From Around the World You Need to Try

No matter how you slice it, people crave cakes. Whether they're served during Chinese New Year or at personal celebrations, like weddings, birthdays or christenings, desserts tend to take on symbolic meanings around the world, but most often cakes represent the universal hope for a rich and sweet …

Godless (Live)

Bob Mould faces mortality with ferocity, humility, and grace

Bob Mould has spent quite a bit of time examining his back catalog during the last few years. He performed Sugar’s landmark ’92 record, <i>Copper Blue,</i> …

Echo & The Bunnymen: Meteorites

In the Eighties, Echo and the Bunnymen's Ian McCulloch battled the Cure's Robert Smith for goth-doll dominance. But nobody could touch the Buns for …

Jack White, Live In Concert

"I'm in a talkative mood," Jack White told the sold-out crowd at Hollywood's historic Fonda Theater. Though it ended up being one of the few comments the singer and guitarist made during the performance, White frequently threw it to the audience for the refrains of several White Stripes songs, …

Architizer

The Alinta Energy House Shows You How to Save Energy Now

This may not be the most ultra-modern looking house on the outside, but it’s futuristic on the inside, from an energy perspective, that is. Our last …

Subway Maps Turned Into Artsy Typefaces

One of our favorite design tropes is the humble subway map. We also enjoy seeing the alphabet manipulated–into a guy shaving his beard into each of the letters, sketches of Beyoncé, monsters, animals, and Rorschach ink blobs.<p>Pauline Detavernier, to our great pleasure, has created a happy blend of …

ZIIIRO Saturn Silver Men’s Watch

ZIIIRO just released <b>ZIIIRO Saturn Silver Men’s Watch</b>, it’s a new model of the previous ZIIIRO Saturn, except that it comes in gorgeous silver color. …

Almond Milk LA

Opening a chilled glass bottle of vibrant yellow turmeric almond milk (aka Golden Milk) reveals not just a delicious drink, but convenient access to a whole food with multiple health benefits. But not all almond milks are created equal; many in the grocery story contain carrageenan as a stabilizer …