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Et tu, Bertus?

People often introduce Bertus Mulder by talking about his extraordinary pedigree.<p>Bertus Mulder is one of the last surviving links to the glory days of the Dutch avant-garde—a one-time pupil of the radical architect/artist Max Bill, and a longtime assistant to Gerrit Rietveld, whose architecture and …

Nigel Farage denies Ukip misspent almost £400,000 of EU money on Brexit campaign and general election

Nigel Farage has denied Ukip misspent almost £400,000 of EU funding on trying to win the Brexit vote and get members elected as MPs.<p>A leaked Brussels …

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The Kurosawa Method - Screenwriting and Television Writing Classes Online and in LA

Earlier this month I posted a blog on How to Become a Professional Writer detailing the importance of writing consistently. Over the next few weeks …

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The joy of art: why Japan embraced sex with a passion

The image of an ecstatic woman having cunnilingus administered by an octopus would seem to be far removed from the mainstream of any major artistic tradition. Yet this is one of the most famous pictures by Hokusai, perhaps the greatest Japanese print artist of his or any other time.<p>Rembrandt did …

New Imaging Technique Shows Surgeons Where Tumors End And Brains Begin

A new way to look at brain tissue in real-time could help surgeons know they're removing all the tumor tissue in a patient's brain.<p>Scientists from the Harvard University and the University of Michigan have developed a way to image brain tumors to reveal exactly where the tumor cells end and the …

Scientists say they've found the neural origin of humans' "sixth sense"

Answer as fast as you can: how many cats are in the image up top? Did you answer without counting them individually? Probably not – but if you were …

Cyberdyne Creates Mind-Controlled Robot Exoskeleton to Protect Fukushima Workers from Nuclear Radiation

This week Cyberdyne unveiled a robotic exoskeleton called HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) that allows its wearer to carry superhuman loads while …

Robo-Maggots Will Munch Through Brain Tumors

Gross, but great for minimally invasive surgery.<p>Creepy, crawly maggots might be making their way into people's brains. Robot maggots, that is. Inspired by a TV show where plastic surgeons use maggots to eat away dead tissue, neurosurgeon J. Marc Simard of the University of Maryland School of …

Health kick 'reverses cell ageing'

<b>Going on a health kick reverses ageing at the cellular level, researchers say.</b><p>The University of California team says it has found the first evidence a strict regime of exercise, diet and meditation can have such an effect.<p>But experts say although the study in Lancet Oncology is intriguing, it is …

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An incredible new polymer that heals itself to 97% efficiency

The Spanish scientists who developed it are calling it the 'Terminator' Polymer — and for good reason. Like the T-1000 blown to bits, it can …

Can DARPA spark a DIY brain-scanning movement?

The agency heads to Maker Faire to pitch tinkerers on its new low-cost brainwave monitors<p>A working prototype of a low-cost electroencephalography device funded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) made its debut in New York this weekend, the first step in the agency’s effort …

Stem Cell Breakthrough in Mice Points Toward a Way to Repair Tissue in Humans

The field of regenerative medicine hopes one day to be able to produce new, healthy tissues and organs with patients’ own DNA by turning some of the …

First mind-controlled bionic leg a 'groundbreaking' advance

After losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle accident four-and-a-half years ago, 32-year-old Zac Vawter has been fitted with an artificial limb that uses neurosignals from his upper leg muscles to control the prosthetic knee and ankle. The motorized limb is the first thought-controlled bionic …

See the world's first mind-controlled prosthetic leg in action

Prosthetic legs have gotten smarter and smarter thanks to advanced sensors and lightweight motors, but this week they're getting their biggest overhaul yet: the latest bionic leg can be controlled entirely by its wearer's mind. Though the mind-controlled prosthetic leg has been in the works for …

The 20 Most Stylish Men of Old Hollywood

<b>Icon.</b> It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes an icon? Today you'd be hard-pressed to find many men that are truly worthy of the title, but there …

Articles about affordable hillside home new zealand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.<p>A budget-savvy, well-caffeinated couple get their hands dirty building a house, art gallery, and coffee kiosk on New Zealand’s...<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a …

Articles about small and modern family lakeside getaway texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...<p>Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed …

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Beautiful Houses: Y-House

This week we will show you the elegant Y-House, a project by ONG&ONG. This house really got my attention with its simplicity and beauty. Each space …

Architecture

Google introduces the biggest algorithm change in three years

Marking Google's 15th birthday, Hummingbird is the biggest change to the inner workings of the world's most popular search engine since Google's "Caffeine" update in 2010, which sped up Google's indexing of sites and delivery of search results.<p>The Hummingbird update focuses more on Google's …

This anti-tremor spoon could make it easier for Parkinson's patients to eat. It works by integrating an accelerometer to detect tremors and actuators to cancel out 70% of the motion. Watch: http://f-st.co/z56mMoA

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Google Wants to Cheat Death

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google wants to make us all live longer, possibly forever, and doesn't see cancer as an enormous …

Inside the Beautifully Bizarre World of Inventor Blair Somerville

Recently chosen as a “Staff Pick” on Vimeo, this delightful short film, by New Zealand-based filmmaker Joey Bania takes you inside the world of a quirky artist, inventor and self-professed tinkerer named Blair Somerville. For over 10 years, Blair has owned and operated a magical wonderland called …

Evernote for Mac now offers a Presentation Mode as a premium feature

It's not just iOS and BlackBerry 10 users getting new Evernote apps this week; the company has now also released an updated version of its Mac app with one fairly big new feature. An all-new Presentation Mode will now let you share your notes with others and possibly eliminate the need to jump into …