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The Visual Art of Ivan Alifan

Outstanding Paintings.<p>This is a fine selection of outstanding paintings by the talented Ivan Alifan, a young artist born and raised in Russia, …

Art History

Mindful Creation - Be Part of the Change

This is about getting out of your mind and into your life.<p>Science now shows that mindfulness practice can help you lead a more contented, happier and …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

RAF photographic competition 2013 - in pictures

The Royal Air Force has celebrated some of its finest imagery in its annual photographic competition. Take a look at some of the winners

Must-see video: SpaceX Grasshopper rocket makes a half-mile hop

SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket prototype made another record-setting vertical takeoff and landing this week from the California-based company's test pad near McGregor, Texas. But what's really cool about Oct. 7's half-mile (744-meter) ascent and controlled descent is the amazing view from a …

Space Exploration

Free Flat User Interface Kits of Widgets by Riki Tanone

Free UI Design.<p>Auckland, New Zealand-based graphic and web designer Riki Tanone created this nice flat user interface design kits of widgets. You can …

Scared To Travel Alone? Here's How To Prepare Yourself

Traveling alone can be a really liberating experience. You don't have to worry about anybody else's needs and you're answering only to yourself. But for a lot of us, being in a foreign place by yourself can also be very daunting.<p>No need to panic: you're <i>not</i> alone. If you're thinking of flying solo …

The Much-Hyped 3D Printer Market Is Entering A New Growth Phase, Says Gartner

3D printing remains a nascent market, despite high levels of hype around the technology’s potential — such as, most recently, news that astronauts will be using a 3D printer in space next year. The hype may be a little overblown but there’s no doubting the technology’s trajectory. Enter analyst …

See the very first images of a hydrogen bond

Chemists have long known what a hydrogen bond should look like, but until last week, most hadn't actually seen an image of one. Now, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have been able to visualize a hydrogen bond using atomic force microscopy, a technique that can deliver higher …

Google Web Designer creates animated 3-D HTML5 ads in minutes, for free

Google released its new tool for building adaptive, universally usable rich ads this morning. With Google Web Designer, hard-core animators and wet-behind-the-ears newbies can build, edit, and publish animated HTML5 ads for any platform in just minutes.<p>For any device.<p>“We think that Google Web …

Intel, Microsoft Also Eyeing Wearable Device Market

It’s fair to say that everyone who is anyone in tech is trying to find a place in the budding market for wearable technology.<p>Google has its Glass …

Wearable Tech

8 Reasons You Shouldn't Do Everything Internally

Bad habits are tough to break as you grow as a leader. As a young leader, I always felt I had to do everything in-house. Every penny mattered, so even if our attempt was half-assed, we were doing it ourselves. Realizing that you can’t do everything internally — and that it’s better to hire outside …

Major US security company warns over NSA link to encryption formula

RSA, the security arm of EMC, sends email to customers over default random number generator which uses weak formula<p>A major American computer security company has told thousands of customers to stop using an encryption system that relies on a mathematical formula developed by the National Security …

The First Computer With Leap Motion Gesture Control Built Right In

Leap Motion, the Kinect-like gesture control system we profiled here, is super exciting; it measures gestures to the hundredth of a millimeter, and works on any computer. They're working their way up to shipping the device as an accessory, but they've also partnered with HP for something a little …

Pizza, programming, and starting an industry: Bill Gates, the college years

Bill Gates' presence as a titan of the computing industry is now taken for granted, but before all that he was just a (rather extraordinary) college student. Biographer Walter Isaacson takes a look at the software mogul's earlier years at Harvard for the <i>Harvard Gazette</i>. It's a look back at a human …

Bill Gates

10-Square Meters Smart Student Unit Is A Smart, Green, and Affordable House for Student

This <b>Smart Student Unit</b> was built on only 10-square meters space by Tengbom Architects in order to offer student with an affordable, eco-friendly, and …

Google is starting a new company to monetize life extension and disrupt the death space

Time’s cover story on Google’s just-announced new firm, Calico, asks “Can Google Solve DEATH?” Ambitious though Google is, abolishing death is not in fact one of its goals, or at least not yet.<p>Rather, Calico is apparently looking to use tools like big data to determine what <i>really</i> extends lives. …

Amazing

Pininfarina looks backward to move forward

Times have been tough for European coachbuilders. Major automakers that once turned to these contract manufacturers for small production runs have since developed the capability to produce in scale. And before the coachbuilders could regroup, the recession hit, and the economy in Europe is still …

MAGIC – Day 10…10 – 28…(LAW OF APPRECIATION)

MAGIC – Day 10…10 – 28…(LAW OF APPRECIATION)<p>MAGIC DUST EVERYONE<p>Repeat steps 1 thru 3 of Magic Day 1<p>1. Count Your Blessings<p>2. First thing in the morning re-read your list of 10 blessings in your life you are grateful for.<p>3. Write why you are grateful for each blessing.<p>“At the end of each one, say the MAGIC WORDS, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU and feel the gratitude for those blessings as much as you possibly can.<p>Today, sprinkle magic dust on ten people who perform services you benefit from, by …

Most Spectacular Photos Taken at the First Ever Beakerhead

If you're an avid reader of My Modern Met, by now, there's a great chance you've already heard of Beakerhead. The massive five-day-long smash-up just wrapped up yesterday, celebrating the fun and fascinating fusion of art, science and engineering. Along with thought-provoking talks from brilliant …

Chris Hadfield

Famo.us Finally Rolls Into (Very) Private Beta, Hires A Founder Of Facebook’s Dev Platform As VP Of Engineering

Back at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012, Famo.us announced a Javascript framework for building super complex yet still super-smooth HTML5 apps. They promised to let developers build rich, 3D, Iron-Man-esque interfaces running in the browser at 40 frames per second, no plug-ins required.<p>Almost exactly a …

World's Thinnest Glass Created Accidentally By Researchers In U.S., Germany

Researchers accidentally discovered the world's thinnest sheet of glass, just two atoms thick.<p>Their chance finding — now immortalized in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, out this week — gives scientists a glimpse into the puzzling properties of glass, which behaves like both …

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