Panagiotis Arvanitakis

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Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

Whether you're choosing coconut oil for popcorn or olive oil for a quick sautᅢᄅ, the first thing you need to know is the smoke point you're aiming for.<p>With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in …

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Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

WikiHouse 4.0 'Printed' House Could Be The Answer To The Housing Crisis

On a London street on Friday a dwelling being billed as the answer to the capital's housing crisis has taken shape.<p>This, ladies and gents, is the …

5 Things UX And UI Designers Could Learn From Wes Anderson

Lessons from the most meticulous filmmaker alive.<p>Director Wes Anderson has always been distinguished for his visual artistry, detail-rich sets, and storybook-like imagery. From the whimsical, campy feel of <i>Moonrise Kingdom</i> to the carefully crafted sets and miniatures in <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, …

This Magical Tree Grows 40 Different Types of Fruit

Add this to your truth-is-stranger-than-fiction file: an art professor in upstate New York is modifying plum trees so that each can bear not just …

21 Extreme Close Ups of the Human Eye

Born in 1976, Suren Manvelyan started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. His photographic interests …

Breaking: Art Student Makes Synthetic Leaf, Solves Everything

<i>Ask your doctor if Silk Leaf is right for you</i><p>Stop the Green Dream presses. Julian Melchiorri has <i>built</i> a leaf that absorbs CO2 and sunlight and …

The Shkadov Thruster, or: How to Move an Entire Solar System

In our cosmic megastructures series, PM explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in building gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Shkadov Thruster, a mirror potentially larger than the sun.<p><b>Name</b>: Shkadov Thruster<p><b>Named for</b>: Russian physicist Leonid Shkadov, …

Who Or What Left This 60,000-Ton Ancient Artifact Under The Sea?

Shall we take bets on how the ancient-alien conspiracy theorists will spin this one?<p>Put on your tin-foil hats and special anti-Illuminati underwear. A recently discovered mysterious ancient rock structure under the Sea of Galilee, possibly built in the same era as Stonehenge, has archaeologists …

AirType: Revolutionary ‘Invisible’ Keyboard of Tomorrow

Imagine if playing air guitar actually resulted in an audible, stream of guitar music. Well, that’s what AirType is. It’s a keyboard-less keyboard …

Tourbillon Black Beauty

Tourbillon is one of the most basic complications that you look for in a watch, the grounding factor and the most poetic one. It is essential in …

Probably The First Ellipse Tool For Paper

Straight lines have rulers, circles have a compass and angles have a protractor or set squares, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen a tool to help draw …

Why Do We Love Michael Bay’s Cinematic “Bayhem”?

The good news is Michael Bay’s success proves we’re all visually sophisticated. But we’re also visually illiterate.<p><i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i>, Michael Bay’s latest vertiginous slow-mo cacophony, has reached a new critical nadir even for the franchise. With a mere 17% Fresh Rating on Rotten …

The $10,000 Cruise RP-1 Converts Audi Into Driverless Experience

Roads and highways filled with self-driving vehicles zipping to and fro across cities is still a few years away from becoming a reality. But the …

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Art Meets Mathematics: Dizzying Geometric GIFs by David Whyte | Colossal

<p>In 2011, Dublin-based physics student David Whyte began a Tumblr called Bees & Bombs where he posted humorous images and quirky GIFs of his own …

Juice: Recipes for Juicing, Cleansing and Living Well

Hayden Slater, Carly de Castro and Hedi Gores are the founders of Pressed Juicery, an idea they had in 2010 that was grounded in a simple belief: in order to live well and feel healthy, people need to be armed with a set of tools that are simple, convenient and adaptable to the modern lifestyle. In …

Beautiful Illustrated Girls by Ilya Kuvshinov

I'm a big fan of illustrated girls. An artist that gets to capture the beauty of the female form catches my attention quite easily, even more when …

The Nest Thermostat Is Now Much More Than Just A Thermostat

By opening up its Nest thermostat to developers, Google just branded the Internet of Things for itself.<p>We’ve been told that an Internet of Things (IoT) is coming, and our salt shakers will soon be speaking to our light bulbs. But how? There’s no decided way for all of these devices to talk to one …

The Revolving COLOREVOLUTION Watch

A glance at the face of Winter Design Group's COLOREVOLUTION watch won't ever be the same twice in one day. With each passing minute, colors evolve and shift. Cyan, magenta and yellow form the base and overlap to yield an array of charming colors across the spectrum. The stainless steel case, with …

'Air Stylus' Turns Your iPad Into a Drawing Tablet for Your Mac

Air Display developer Avatron Software today launched Air Stylus, an app that allows users to utilize the iPad as a pressure-sensitive, wireless drawing surface for over 30 graphics programs on the Mac.<p>The app is compatible with a number of pressure sensitive styli, including the Wacom Intuos …

Getting Familiar With Color Relationships for Impactful Photography

The topic of color relationships in photography is somewhat akin to the topic of composition in that there are no set-in-stone rules governing these …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Thanks To The Supreme Court, Our Food Is Getting More Transparent

In an 8-0 ruling against Coca-Cola, the Supreme Court made it harder for companies to design misleading food packaging.<p>In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court ruled today that Coca-Cola can be sued for false advertising for its pomegranate-blueberry juice–which contains less than a percent each of …

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7 Web Design Disasters that Drive People Crazy

<i>Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace.</i><p>While working on an article about responsive design, I realized how frustrating it is when companies design for a desktop only experience. I use a laptop for much of my Web browsing, but when I’m on the go it drives me nuts when there is a …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …