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Nasa validates 'impossible' space drive

Nasa is a major player in space science, so when a team from the agency this week presents evidence that "impossible" microwave thrusters seem to …

Marks of Excellence | Design

"Expanded with more than 500 new images and an additional 80 pages of material, <i>Marks of Excellence</i> is a great reference book for those working in …

Graphic Design

New giant 3D printer can build a house in 24 hours

Scientists claim to have developed a revolutionary new giant 3D concrete printer that can build a 2,500-square-foot house in just 24 hours.<p>The 3D …

What would the perfect planet be like?

When it comes to habitability, Earth may not provide the best example. Indeed, astrobiologists are saying we should look for planets that are <i>more</i> …

Universe

How to shelter from fallout after a nuclear attack on your city

Terrorists have detonated a low-yield nuclear warhead in your city. How long should you hide, and where, to avoid the worst effects of radioactive …

How to power a starship with an artificial black hole

According to theory, it may be possible to create an advanced propulsion system that would harness the available energy from an evaporating black …

Black Holes

FlyKly Smart Wheels Gives Your Bike an Electric Boost

Move through busy city streets in no time and spare your energy with the help of Smart Wheel, a pedal assist that encases an ultra-thin electric …

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The Magnificent Multitude of Beer

From a very broad scope, there are really only two types of beer: Ales and Lagers. However, if asked your favorite style of beer, responding with …

Drinking

Starry Light by Anagraphic

The Starry Light, a collection of constellation lamps, comes from a collaboration between graphic designer Anna Farkas, of Anagraphic, and interior …

The science behind power naps, and why they're so damn good for you

The stigma against napping is finally starting to wane — and for good reason. Taking a timeout to sleep during the day does much more than just give …

FYI: Can Wireless Electricity Kill People?

Probably not. Even when it's nipping at our toes, wireless electricity is pretty safe. In 1899, Serbian engineer Nikola Tesla built a 142-foot-tall, 12-million-volt electric coil in Colorado Springs and transmitted electricity wirelessly across 25 miles, illuminating 200 lamps with the charge. …

Electricity in the Air

If cord-free power delivers on its promise, our "wireless" world will finally live up to the name<p>Scientists have known for nearly two centuries how to transmit electricity without wires, and the phenomenon has been demonstrated several times before. But it wasn't until the rise of personal …