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Pictures of the Week 10.8.15

The repugnant myth of the poor’s unhealthy eating habits

<b>(AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>We are told — over and over again — the lower class is our greatest consumer of fast food. It simply isn’t true<p>Kali Holloway<p>September 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In a country where it is a national pastime to find new ways to blame poor people …

Fast Food

Solar Oxides, flexible photovoltaic solar cells created through 3D printing

Sep 21, 2015 | By Kira<p>Spanish tech company Oxolutia has developed <b>Solar Oxides</b>, flexible photovoltaic solar cells that can be manufactured by 3D …

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

Margot Krasojevic's solar-powered sand turbine hotel aims to stop the spread of the Gobi Desert

1/18<p>Sandstorm turbine inverted greenhouse by Margot Krasojevic<p>Margot Krasojevic's new solar-powered sand turbine hotel in the Gobi Desert utilizes …

An Open Letter On the State of Women of Color in Technology

<i>As originally posted on http://www.modelviewculture.com</i><p>Below is an open letter from Women of Color in Tech, an organization focused on tech …

Women of Color

Quantum 3D Printing on the Horizon, According to UBC Researcher Jennifer Hoffman

I’m a firm believer that technology can take us to unimaginable places, from both a physical and a mental standpoint. Technological progress is …

Street Artist Exposes Spy Chiefs on City Walls

"Italian Banksy" Paolo Cirio has his eyes on the big guys... in a city near you.<p>In his latest controversial street art campaign, <i>Overexposed</i>, Italian artist Paolo Cirio searches for images of the highest ranking U.S intelligence officials, adapts and modifies the images with HD stencils, spray …

'Love drugs' could make people more tolerant and improve relationships, but the ethical benefits are murky

Society is already used to the idea of mood-altering drugs, both in the form of prescription medicines such anti-depressants and illicit substances such as MDMA (ecstacy). Using both human and non-human subjects, researchers are now beginning to sketch a neurological picture of the brain's …

8 Shipping Containers Make Up a Stunning 2-Story Home

Casa Incubo is an earth friendly prefabricated home that employs a variety of sustainable features – including 8 shipping containers that form its …

5 Awesome Shipping Container Retreats

While shipping containers make excellent building blocks for permanent homes, they also make for great, inexpensive retreats. Below you will find a …

Perhaps the world's conspiracy theorists have been right all along

We used to laugh at conspiracy theorists, but from Fifa to banking scandals and the Iraq War, it seems they might have been on to something after all, says Alex Proud<p>Conspiracy theories used to be so easy.<p>You’d have your mate who, after a few beers, would tell you that the moon landings were faked …

Implantable brain electronics is here | Kurzweil

Mesh electronics being injected through sub-100 micrometer inner diameter glass needle into aqueous solution (credit: Lieber Research Group, Harvard …

What Happens When an Internet-Connected Brain Has a Stroke?

How will future strokes affect humans if—and that’s a big If—all our brains are one day connected to each other via the internet?<p>Imagine the flow of blood to part of your brain one day just stops. You're having a stroke, or, as it's sometimes called, a "brain attack." Now, imagine that your brain …

Internet of Things

Natural Ways To Increase Serotonin So You Feel Happier

Dr. Aubrey de Grey | How We Can Avoid Aging (Episode 413)

Who wants to live forever? You do, and the science of rejuvenating biotechnology aims to make it a possibility.<p><b>“Aging is the world’s number one</b> …

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

Increasingly adaptable robot can 'heal' itself in under 2 minutes

Robots that are damaged in action can now quickly "heal" themselves by tapping into experiences from simulated lives, according to a new study. It …

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

How Smartphone Startup Light Plans to Replace High-End Cameras

Thanks to a partnership with Foxconn, the startup hopes its technology will find its way into phones by next year.<p>From a small space in Palo Alto, Calif., startup Light is looking to turn the camera industry on its head.<p>Smartphones have already decimated the market for compact, point-and-shoot …

Mobile

We’ve Made Machines Smart--And Now We’re Making Them Angry

They could make customer service agents more prepared to deal with your wrath<p>Phone calls to automated customer service lines inspire a unique brand of ire. Now a New Zealand-based digital marketing company is creating a robot that can mimic our uniquely human wrath in order to help companies better …

Crazy-Colorful Modern House in Guatemala Hosting an Art Gallery: Casa Chinkara

Colorful and inviting, <b>Casa Chinkara</b> is a modern architecture project envisioned by <b>SOLISCOLOMER</b> and located in a lush forest environment near …

Architecture

Web UI Design for the Human Eye: Colors, Space, Contrast Free eBook

You'll never need retro assets again Get today a massive bundle containing 4 different collections of more than 2000 unique retro, vintage & …

Graphic Design

Cognitive Computing Isn't Just a Buzzword, It's the Next Big Thing in Technology

Every so often tech reaches a place where it seems as though just making things faster won't really make any difference. This is especially true of …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Incredible Fab Lab House Generates Three Times More Energy Than It Consumes

Sustainability and green technologies have taken over the world of design lately as more and more projects develop with these new concepts in mind. …

We Experience The World We Infer, Not The World As It Is

If you want to understand the human mind, you have to reject the idea that we directly perceive and remember the world as it is. Our perceptual experience isn't simply a passive impression of the input received by our senses — and our memory isn't like a photobook or a video, comprehensively …

The Comprehensive, Creative Vectors Bundle (1000s of Varied Vectors)

The Comprehensive, Creative Vectors Bundle (1000s of Varied Vectors) <b>Just $29</b><p><b>Deal Expired</b> $29<p>Who this deal is for:<p>Graphic designers …

How To Create Abstract Geometric Photo Collage Art

Since posting this showcase of inspiring artwork combining geometry & photography back in 2014 I’ve wanted to give this trendy style of art a try …