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Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Dark & Photorealistic Drawings by Shohei Otomo

Japanese illustrator Shohei Otomo is the son of Katsuhiro Otomo, the man behind the famous manga Akira. He creates very realistic drawings and mostly …

Beyond Alien: the disturbing psychedelic artwork of HR Giger

His most famous design terrorised Sigourney Weaver onscreen but a new book shows a fascinating legacy of mythological worlds filled with haunting creatures

Bedroom ideas: 10 heavenly beds that are on cloud nine

Parents will attest to this: when you get the right amount of sleep you feel invincible, but if you have a restless night or are woken up constantly …

Interior Design

Proxima b: Scientists find ‘second Earth’ that could harbour life and is close enough to send a space mission to

A rocky planet that might have aliens on it has been found, close enough that we could travel there.<p>The new world is just slightly bigger than Earth …

The best art made using Microsoft Paint

This Sculptor Will Deceive Your Eyes Into Believing His Ceramic Sculptures Are Wood

Christopher David White is a sculptor, but he’s also an illusionist of sorts. Take a look at his amazing creations to see what we mean. Then take a …

Sculpture

A modern home built to maximise space

Come with us as we take a tour of an artisanal Argentinian home that maximises the potential of minimum design.<p>The trend towards minimalism shows no …

This stunning $117,000 tiny home can be built in under six weeks

Factory workers build its parts off-site, then they are then shipped and assembled — a process that usually takes anywhere from 10 to 50 weeks.<p>Avava Systems, a startup based in San Francisco, has designed prefab tiny homes, called Britespaces, that can go up even faster. CEO Benjamin Kimmich tells …

Prefab Homes

This Future Highway Will Remove Lanes, But Add Public Transit And Space For Drones

“We believe, in the future, cars won’t be operating the way they are now,” says Vicky Chan, director of Avoid Obvious Architects, which partnered …

Transit

Apple acquires health data startup Gliimpse

Apple has quietly acquired health data startup Gliimpse, <i>Fast Company</i> reports. The acquisition reportedly happened earlier this year, although it hasn’t been publicly announced. <i>Fast Company</i> says that Apple has now confirmed it, commenting that "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to …

We may be overlooking a critical factor in our quest to find alien life

Just seat a rocky, Earth-like planet at the right distance from a sun — not too close and hot, not too far and cold — and liquid water and perhaps alien life could exist. Scientists call this the "Goldilocks zone:" just right for life.<p>But astronomers have increasingly wondered what else makes Earth …

Earth Science

TECH INVESTOR: We're in a huge bubble — but it's not what you think

They're all examples of smaller startups being acquired by dominant incumbent rivals. And according to Dave McClure, a venture capitalist at the investment firm and startup accelerator 500 Startups, they're indicative of a bubble— but not where most people think.<p>Bubbles are among the tech sector's …

Venture Capital

These 5 Powerful Daily Habits Will Make You a More Positive Person

You're much more in control of your outlook than you imagine.<p>Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set …

Elaborately tattooed mummy brings archeologists to tears

A Quebec researcher is celebrating the discovery of an intricate collection of tattoos found on the mummified body of a woman who lived more than …

M2S Bikes All Terrain Electric Bike with 750W Motor, Fat Tires and More

Using its 750W motor and 4.5-inch fat tires, the M2S Bikes’ all terrain electric bike is capable of challenging more tough terrains and longer …

Electric Bikes

This modern NES console supports over 2,000 8-bit games

Console manufacturer Analogue has been making waves with its Nintendo throwback systems. It sold out of the NES-based Nt console at the beginning of the year and in April, showed off a $5,000 24-karat gold NES remake.<p>Then Nintendo stole back its thunder with the $60 NES Classic, which is a …

Album of mugshots and signatures of Adolf Hitler's henchmen unearthed after 70 years

A unique album of mugshots and signatures that helped bring scores of Nazi war criminals to justice has been unearthed more than 70 years later.<p>The gallery, like a Who's Who of Hitler's henchmen involved in the Holocaust, was assembled by an Allied intelligence officer whose job was to interrogate …

Very Trippy Fashion Shooting

Sagmeister & Walsh renouvelle sa collaboration avec Aizone. Le studio poursuit son exploration d’un thème pop art et coloré. Toujours en …

The Voice: five things we learned from the season 11 preview

With American Idol out of the way The Voice could become the premier talent show on US TV, but will Miley Cyrus be enough to save the faltering format?<p>After NBC’s coverage of the Olympic closing ceremony from Rio, viewers were treated to an additional heaping helping of musical numbers and awkward …

Miley Cyrus

A Writer’s Guide to Hacking the Reader’s Brain (in 5 Steps)

Question: When you’re lost in a story — any story — what, exactly, is it that has you so mesmerized that the real world seems to have vanished?<p>You may be thinking, <i>Hey, it depends on what kind of story I’m lost in, the genre, whether it’s commercial or literary fiction – sheesh, there’s a long list</i> …

Creative Writing

Robert Moses wove enduring racism into New York's urban fabric

Robert Moses gets remembered as the father of New York's modern urban plan, the "master builder" who led the proliferation of public benefit …

The digital nomad's guide to flying cheap every single time

Every time I board a plane, I’m probably the one who paid the least for his ticket. Not because of luck, but thanks to careful planning and booking.<p>Last year, I flew from Amsterdam to Tokyo and back for only $370.<p>Shocked? Jealous? Don’t be — I’m going to show you exactly how to do it, too.<p>Airfare …

The Four Women Saving Wrestling

WWE is undergoing a massive change, thanks, in no small part, to the Four Horsewomen—four preternaturally fierce and gifted wrestlers who frequently outshine their male counterparts. Meet Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch, Charlotte, and Bayley, who are quickly ushering in a new era.<p>There they were, one …

Will the Internet of Things make us superhuman?

Scott Amyx Contributor<p>Scott Amyx is a thought leader, speaker and author on wearables and the Internet of Things, and is the managing partner at Venture1st and CEO of Amyx+.<p>We often highlight our frailties when we fail — we are, after all, only human.<p>However, technology is quickly redefining what …

An Inside Look At The Tesla Fremont Factory Production Line

<b>Published on</b> August 15th, 2016 | <i>by Matt Pressman</i><p>0<p>August 15th, 2016 by <b>Matt Pressman</b><p>Originally published on <i>EV Annex</i>.<p>I’ve been lucky enough to have …

Tesla

Putting a computer in your brain is no longer science fiction

Johnson stands out among an elite set of entrepreneurs who believe Silicon Valley can play a role in funding large-scale scientific discoveries — the …

The Mr Men predicted modern stereotypes perfectly

Nothing is beyond the reach of the gender police, not even those most innocuous of publications, the Mr Men and Little Miss cartoon books. The creation of the late Roger Hargreaves, the series has been continued by his son, Adam, who has created new characters apparently more in keeping with our …