Jorge Vilches Yañez

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Where Does The Glass For The New Supertall Skyscrapers Come From?

Hint: it involves nanotechnology<p>We don’t think much about glass; by its nature, it’s meant to be seen through, not seen. And yet the high-tech, high-strength glazing that covers today’s supertall buildings – skyscrapers over 1,200 feet, like One World Trade Center and the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai – …

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

Last year, a young man walked into the Seattle airport and took the next flight to anywhere — and he hasn't come down since<p>The boarding procedure has …

Dead or alive? The story of the Taliban's missing leader Mohammed Omar

Son of a mullah, Omar rose to become Taliban head before his base in Kandahar fell during US-led invasion. Since then his whereabouts have been a mystery<p>In the autumn of 2001, as a US-led invasion loomed, Taliban leader Mohammed Omar addressed his followers. He told them they faced a powerful …

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Is the 'manopause' more widespread than we thought?

New research suggests that testosterone deficiency in older men is much more prevalent than current screening methods suggest, and that more men would benefit from hormone treatment<p>The 'manopause' is a much-discussed medical phenomenon. Met with derision by some but studied with utter seriousness …

Michael Keaton Is an Ex-Superhero in the 'Birdman' Trailer

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In the trailer for Alejandro González Iñárritu's upcoming film <i>Birdman</i>, Michael Keaton's character …

Elon Musk Wants You to Use Tesla's Patents

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Tesla would like to share their patents with everyone, they announced today in a blog post. The …

Samsung Announces Major Partnerships with Marvel and Others

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Samsung is using the Tab S as the platform for some impressive new collaborations. Samsung brought …

Iraq Gets International Help... From Iran

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Iran, of all places, has reportedly dispatched two units of its elite Revolutionary Guards to Iraq …

Iraqi Militants Seize More Towns, Reportedly Execute Civilians

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>ISIS militants, who have seized control of the Iraqi cities of Mosul and Tikrit, captured two …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Alien Isolation, primeras impresiones

En el seno de la feria E3 que se está celebrando estos días en la ciudad de Los Angeles, hemos tenido la oportunidad de probar algunos juegos que, …