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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Iceland: Photos by Frodi Brinks

World's 20 Best Surf Towns

A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.

Aquatic Sports

The psychology of workout music

Why do we like to listen to tunes when we exercise? Psychologist Tom Stafford searches for answers within our brains, not the muscles we are exercising.<p>Perhaps you have a favourite playlist for going to the gym or the park. Even if you haven't, you're certain to have seen joggers running along with …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most stunning images from this week in science and technology, including the “supermoon” Tesla Coil-playing bands, and clown doctors.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>World’s biggest solar-powered boat and forest fires<p>Astronaut photography, a tiny helicopter and a hovering bike<p>Rocket launch, a …

SR-71 Blackbird: The Cold War's ultimate spy plane

Colonel Rich Graham spent 15 years as a Blackbird pilot and wing commander. He told BBC Future some of his incredible stories about the world's fastest plane.<p>After a Soviet surface-to-air missile battery showdown with a USAF U-2 spy plane near the closed city of Sverdlovsk in 1960, the US …

SR-71 Blackbird: How to fly the world's fastest plane

During the Cold War, the US Air Force operated the world's fastest air-breathing aircraft - the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Colonel Rich Graham tells BBC Future what made it so special.<p>It was a plane which flew at the edge of space; so high that most other jet engines would seize because of the lack …

Aviation

The teenage scientist revolutionising cancer detection

Pancreatic cancer 's high death rate is partly blamed on the difficulty of early detection. Teenage scientist Jack Andraka has come up with a cheap and simple way to test for it.<p><i>Over the next month, we’re celebrating technology and innovation in a new series called Bright Sparks. As part of the</i> …

Cancer

Applying the Ethos of the Craftsman to Our Everyday Lives | The Art of Manliness

Across cultures and time, the archetype of the craftsman has represented man’s ability to create and has been the mark of mature manhood. He is <i>homo</i> …

BMW All Mountain Mountainbike

Today, BMW adds to its discreet bicycle range with the unveiling of the All Mountain Mountainbike.<p>Today, BMW adds to its discreet bicycle range with the unveiling of the All Mountain Mountainbike. Designed for all terrains, the €2,995 EUR (approximately $3,881 USD) 13.4 kg mountain bike features a …

Fresh From The Dairy: ADC Young Guns Faves

Erin Biggerstaff is at the helm of ADC Young Guns (YG), an international cross-disciplinary competition showcasing the best young professionals …

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec Break Tradition with AIM Light

AIM, the latest design from Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for FLOS, defies all convention when it comes to positioning your ceiling light. Instead of …

Fresh From The Dairy: Wood

In this week’s Design Milk Dairy curated Society6 art collection, we’ve got wood. *chuckle*<p><i>In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from</i> …

Lola Donoghue’s Abstract Artwork

This week’s installment of CMYLK features the work of Lola Donoghue, an Irish artist based in western Ireland, in County Galway. Trained in the fine …

Clic Multifunctional Shelf by François Beautour

French designer François Beautour created Clic, a simple wooden board with a recess for placing items on top. It’s enhanced by the addition of a …

Customizable DIY String Stool by Not Tom

Strung is a new stool design by Not Tom that lies at the place where craft and DIY meet design. Their first self-produced design, the stool consists …

Crane Light by Hyunyoung Park

Crane is a lamp designed by product and furniture design student Hyunyoung Park. The overall structure was inspired by its namesake, the crane, and …

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez

San Francisco-based artist Steven Vasquez Lopez, born to a seamstress and a mechanic, continues on a tradition of labor-intensive work through his …

Art

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Research shows Twitter could be a tool for aid workers during events like the Boston bombings

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Petteri Sulonen<p>Twitter came under fire for its lack of credibility as a real-time news source during the …