John Dundass

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Could bionic plants save our lives one day?

Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.<p>Bionics, such as this device invented to replace the functionality and feeling of a man's hand lost in an accident, are steadily finding …


20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new …

The Future

Bunny Has a Tiny Birthday Hat and a Tiny Birthday Carrot

BEFORE & AFTER: A Cubicle Goes From Blah To Glam

See how one editor banishes her boring desk and makes way for a stylish update.<p>For almost two years, I've gotten the same response when anyone looks at my desk area: "Wow, it's so bare." And it was well, quite sad-looking. So I finally decided it needed an update. Much to my surprise, it took only …

A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen in New York

A fresh design that has warmth.<p>A fresh design inspired by the clean and practical warmth of Scandinavian style. Designer Susan Serra creates a peaceful space that plays with dark and light.


What Every Man Needs At Home

Interior Design

This 23-year-old’s open-source project, a server running on Raspberry Pi, gives the middle finger to Google

For most of us, Google shutting down Reader was annoying. For Jacob Cook, it was a call to arms.<p>He’s now building an operating system that anyone can use to replace all of the services that Google provides — or any other cloud company, for that matter. Email, chat, file sharing, web hosting: With …

Texting Can Be Good for Relationships (But Also Really Bad)

Is texting good or bad for relationships?<p>Well, yes, according to a new study.<p>Flickr/Ei Katsumata<p>“The use of texting with cell phones can increase …


Geeking out young: gadgets and coding need to be core in US schools

Remember readin', 'riting and 'rithmatic? According to our Rethinking Education panelists, the three R's need to be joined by a "C" -- for computer science -- or the US risks getting run over by more progressive nations. That was the opinion of Rodrigo Arboleda from the One Laptop Per Child …