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Serafim Batzoglou - Associate Professor of Computer Science | Welcome to Bio-X

Dr. Batzoglou's research has focused on the development of algorithms and systems for genomics. Some of the topics he is working on include: sequence …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

A Closer Look at the INVINCIBLE x adidas Consortium Superstar 80v Pack

Take a closer look at this Consortium collaboration that takes inspiration from the indigenous peoples of Taiwan.<p>Taiwan’s INVINCIBLE has teamed up with adidas Consortium on a pack of Superstar 80v’s. Reimagining the silhouette and taking inspiration from the indigenous peoples of Taiwan, the shoe …

Shoes

Boathouse on the Obersee

The World's 10 Most Beautiful Buildings

Palau de la Música Catalana; Barcelona, Spain, Photo credit: kkmarais via Flickr<p>Does the sight of a really incredibly façade make you weak in the knees? Does a breathtaking interior make your heart flutter? Do you stay up at night thinking about architectural details? If so, you have to check out …

Articles about renovated ray kappe abode manhattan beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

Up-sizing from a small bungalow, Kristopher Dukes and Matt Jacobson take a minimalist approach to renovating and furnishing a...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Like many white people of a certain age, I first visited Harlem …

Southern California

Wall-Mounted Standing Desk, Yea or Nay?

A desk with no legs, and surfaces with no room for junk<p>Much of the furniture we use—chairs, tables, desks, dressers—has been in existence in some …

A Lethal Weapon Designed By A Computer

Designed by John Briscella using Autodesk software, the Optimal Bow would be perfect for a cybernetic Katniss Everdeen.<p>Humans have been building bows for thousands of years–there’s some evidence that they go back 70,000 years–but can computers design one? That’s the question amateur archer John …

Where Ideas Actually Come From

A thunderbolt of inspiration? Try again. One entrepreneur describes the long slog that led to his big idea.<p>There’s a popular notion in tech lore of the lone genius who’s struck by a lightning bolt of inspiration and out pops a brilliant product idea, fully formed and crystal clear. Sure, that might …

Before you head off to bed, be dazzled by the spectacular "Astral Night" by @stianmklo Check out more of his spectacular landscape shots at 500px.com/stianklo Sweet dreams!

This week's #mylpguide is from @eoin_s who will be whisking his soon-to-be wife off to #Japan for their honeymoon...awww 😍! Anybody have any romantic essentials they'd recommend they add to their trip itinerary? -- Every Thursday we regram a #mylpguide shot. Tag yours for a potential feature! #travel #lonelyplanet #lp

18 Australian Coastal Walks To Add To Your Bucket List

Go on, take a hike.

Australia

Digging Deep Reveals the Intricate World of Roots

If you’ve ever driven past wild prairie grasses swaying in the Kansas breeze and felt a wave of appreciation for America’s heartland, you should know that those visible grasses are just the tip of the iceberg.<p>“We’re pretty blind to what’s going on beneath the soil,” says photographer Jim …

Gardening

the light in the canyon

The Big Bang Theory Secrets: What You Don't Know About This Geeky Show

The Big Bang Theory Secrets: What You Don’t Know About This Geeky Show<p>8<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p><i>Amy Farrah-Fowler:</i> I want you to kiss …

Banksy's 'Dismaland' Theme Park Website Suffers Ticket Trouble

LONDON — A dystopian theme park masterminded by British artist Banksy said Friday its website had received six million hits, causing error messages for people attempting to buy tickets.<p>The much-hyped "Dismaland" theme park in the English seaside town of Weston-super-Mare, 120 miles west of London, …

Streetwear

Banksy bans Disney lawyers from his 'Dismaland' theme park

The so-called 'Bemusement Park' in Weston-Super-Mare, includes a Jimmy Savile punch-and-judy show, and a fire pit to burn Jeffrey Archer novels<p>Banksy has banned Disney's lawyers from entering his new theme park, Dismaland.<p>The park, in Weston-super-Mare, is a sinister twist on Disneyland, featuring …

Perseid Meteor Shower in Pictures

Earth Science

Brighton Street Art

With Phil Lynott and Elvis looking over my shoulder I tried out Periscope, the live streaming phone app, for the first time in Brighton earlier this …

Murals

NASA working to avoid traffic jams around Mars

With two more Mars orbiters sent into space last year, including India's MOM probe, traffic has picked up around the red planet so much so that NASA …

Mars Orbiter

5 Reasons Why Astronauts Are Awesome

Space explorers go above and beyond on the job.<br>Here are five cool things about these pioneers.<p><b>1. Some move at superhero speeds.</b><p>Photograph courtesy NASA<p>The International Space Station barrels around Earth at 17,150 miles an hour—that means passengers circle the planet every 90 minutes. The …

Space Exploration

Street artists paint Mexican town colourful

The Mexican government invites street artists to paint a large mural in an effort to reduce violence and the results are stunning<p>While many governments devote part of their resources to ridding their streets of graffiti, in Mexico, authorities invited one local street art collective to create what …

The 10 Most Popular Street Art Pieces of July 2015

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• August 2, 2015<br>• 1<p>1. Germen Crew – Mexico<p>Time for a new episode of our monthly round-up of the ten most popular street art …

Art

Strange Bright Spots on Ceres Create Mini-Atmosphere on Dwarf Planet

The investigation into the dwarf planet Ceres' mysterious bright spots has taken an intriguing new twist.<p>The famous bright spots at the bottom of …

Astronomy

Artist paints over anti-Semitic graffiti that marred his Berlin Wall mural

DPA - A Berlin artist repainted his mural on a section of the former Berlin Wall on Sunday after it was smeared with anti-Semitic slogans.<p>The …

30-day guitar challenge, day 1: Learn to play 3 simple blues turnarounds

<b>30-day guitar challenge: So, here we are: day 1. Let's start with something straightforward yet essential for all players: variations on the classic</b> …

A (Very) Young Jazz Pianist Takes Giant Steps Towards Musical Mastery

The Newport Jazz Festival is under way this weekend in Newport, Rhode Island. Among the featured performers is a young pianist — a <i>very</i> young pianist — named Joey Alexander. He is 12 years old, completely self-taught and one of the youngest musicians ever to play the storied festival.<p>Alexander has …

Piano

World's first "aqueous solar flow battery" outperforms traditional lithium-iodine batteries

The scientists that revealed the "world's first solar battery" last year are now, following some modifications, reporting its first significant …

Clean Energy

NASA's Latest Image Of The International Space Station Is Breathtaking

Makes you feel small, doesn't it?<p>I spy with my little eye...<p>Continuing an epic summer of celestial photography, NASA released a stunning image of the International Space Station on Sunday. The shot, captured by agency photographer Bill Ingalls, shows the ISS flying across the face of the moon at a …

Space