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Twitter account is resurrecting the Japanese art of wood joinery

The ancient Japanese art of wood joinery might be a dying tradition in today’s modern technological landscape, but one man is still trying to thrust this age-old practice into the future – and now he’s bringing it to Twitter.<p>For those unfamiliar with this culture, Japanese wood joinery is a …

The Double-Slit Experiment That Blew Open Quantum Mechanics

Is light a wave or a particle? Yes.<p>The physics equations you learned in school don't work on the atomic scale. We have Newtonian physics to explain the world we can see and feel, and we have Einsteinian physics to explain the behavior of matter and light in the universe, but we observe a bunch of …

This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …

The Big Risk of Airbnb's Newest Feature

A new way for neighbors to report concerns and complaints about Airbnb hosts' practices could be fertile grounds for discriminatory behavior, as Airbnb is on it.<p>If you live in an urban apartment building, you probably don't know everyone you see passing through the building, especially if some of …

The company behind a human-like AI bot who organizes your meetings just raised $23 million to take on Facebook and Microsoft

x.ai is the company behind Amy Ingram, a virtual PA designed to schedule meetings for busy executives by taking away the long email trail that usually goes with getting time in the calendar.<p>To use Amy Ingram, users just need to link their calendars and then CC amy@x.ai into their next email …

Startups

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

This Robot-Run Indoor Farm Can Grow 10 Million Heads Of Lettuce A Year

In a single day, the farm can harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce. On a traditional farm, a field of the same size can grow about 26,000 plants–but only …

Aquaponics

A Personal Wind Turbine To Pack Up And Take Anywhere

Available in a range of sizes, the Trinity wind turbine can charge your phone while camping or provide electricity for your entire home.<p>When we think about energy efficiency on the go, solar-powered gadgets are typically the first to jump to mind. Solar-powered lamps, digital cameras and phone …

Can you solve it? How can you engineer a country with more girls than boys?

This week I’ve got babies on my mind because I’m about to become a dad. And thinking about kids has led me to my favourite conundrum about family-planning:<p><i>The government – which wants to increase the ratio of girls to boys – introduces a law for all couples that states:</i><p>If a couple has a boy, they …

Mexico's leading telecom giant is making some radical moves to compete with AT&T

AT&T has challenged America Movil on its home turf with the purchases of two Mexican wireless operators. America Movil Chief Executive Officer Daniel Hajj said the company would eliminate roaming charges from Mexico to the United States for post-pay customers who opt to pay an extra 50 pesos …

Intel quietly admits that it's struggling with Moore's Law

Is Moore’s Law finally faltering? Intel has confirmed today that its next generation of processors called “Kaby Lake” will be built using its existing 14-nanometer process.<p>It was expected the company would shrink its processor size down to 10-nanometers next year after the release of the …

Moore's Law

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Pinterest Unveils New 'Action Buttons'

The social networking site revealed the plan for its long-awaited revenue-generating feature.<p>Pinterest, the visual social network where users "pin" images or links to virtual boards, only recently began offering advertising on the site.<p>Its slow approach to revenue generation hasn't deterred …