Rutul Parikh

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Your science questions answered

Q Given the fact that the atom consists mainly of empty space and glass has a much higher density than paper, why is it that I can’t look through a sheet of paper but easily through centimetre-thick glass? asks Thoralf Schubert<p>A As Professor Philip Moriarty from the University of Nottingham …

Make Your Own Cardboard Robot

Goodbye, clunky metal robots. A neat new ‘bot from a German robotics design studio is a DIY affair that lets any Maker with an X-Acto knife slap together a programmable, moving machine.<p>ZURI’s exterior structure is just paper and cardboard, and can be assembled with a few basic tools, like a ruler, …

Christopher Nolan: the man who rebooted the blockbuster

In early spring of 2013, Christopher Nolan and his crew were scouting for locations in Iceland – looking for glaciers that could stand in for the icy wastes of a distant planet in Nolan’s new film, Interstellar. They were on foot, the terrain proving inaccessible by car through freezing rain. The …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Physically Bring Your Architecture Projects to Life: Arckit by Damien Murtagh

Irish Architect <b>Damien Murtagh</b> took the idea of creativity in architecture to another level when designing <b>Arckit</b>, an ingenious kit that enables …

Meet Some Extraordinary People in the New “My Magazine” Campaign

Over 10 million—that’s how many magazines our community has created since March 2013, when the feature launched. Now anyone can curate magazines …

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Your Guide to Travel + Leisure on Flipboard

When “Camera and Travel” became “Travel + Leisure” in 1971, it combined the renowned photography of the former with the most experienced travel …

This Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors Than The Average Person

A unique genetic mutation and a well-wired brain mean that Concetta Antico is like no other artist on Earth.<p>When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, …

Color Blindness

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

'Dreaming' Beautiful Chillstep Mix #13

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7 Ways to Power Your Electronics in Style

Electronics charging devices have never been worthy of leaving out in plain sight–until now. Here are seven ways to power up in style.<p>Above: The Orée …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Movie Stills Juxtaposed Against Their Real-Life Locations

Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney brings the magic of cinema to life with <i>FILMography</i>, an ongoing art project that matches scenes from movies with their real-life, present-day locations. After printing out a black-and-white still from a film, Moloney holds up the print and snaps a photo of …

Architizer

Iconic Monuments Magnificently Photographed From Sunrise Till Sunset

The world's most iconic monuments and buildings often have two very different qualities, depending on which time of day you visit them.<p>You might …