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Sakura: Time with Cherry Blossoms - Photographs and text by Risaku Suzuki | LensCulture

<i>From the thousands of fantastic photographs that will be on show (and for sale) at the Somerset House during Photo London, we managed to pull together a small selection of some of our favorites—an Editors’ Preview of Photo London 2015. From this eclectic mix, a number of photographers’ work</i> …

Photography

Carbon Nanotubes Usher Molecules In And Out Of Cell Membranes

Success in the long-sought effort to make artificial pores<p>The membrane is a really important part of a cell—it keeps the organelles and useful chemicals in, and other things out. But the membrane also needs to be selectively permeable, letting in the right molecules (like DNA or water) when they …

Nanotech

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Bends as Easily as iPhone 6 Plus

Third-party warranty firm SquareTrade recently released a video showcasing the durability of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and HTC One M9, discovering the Galaxy to bend at 110 lbs of pressure and the One M9 to bend at 120 lbs of pressure.<p>Although the Galaxy S6 Edge's pressure limits are …

Phones

Apple could take location tracking to the next level

You’re driving home late one night with your friend following. You lose him at a red light and, realizing he doesn’t have your address, need to tell him where to go.<p>You ask Siri to share your route with your friend, and voila, he’s able to follow your location as you drive with the Maps app.<p>Such is …

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Miracle twins beat odds after being born at 34 weeks with holes in their hearts

Premature Darcey and Eden Mold overcome uphill battles after arriving within minute of each other at Southampton General Hospital and weighing just 4lbs 13oz<p>Twin girls have overcome the odds after being born prematurely - both with holes in the heart.<p>Darcey and Eden Mold arrived within a minute of …

General Hospital

10 Iggy Azalea Lyrics That Retroactively Apply To Her Breast Implants

"Four months ago, I got bigger boobs," Iggy Azalea admits in a new interview with Vogue, adding that she was tired of having padding sewed into her …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Streetwear

QuoTED 2015: Some of our favorite quotations from this year's conference

In our last five years of attending the conference, TED 2015 might have been the best yet. Now firmly settled in its new Vancouver, BC home, this year’s production was deep, meaningful and overall more simple than in years past. Performances were moving, but not shocking. Talks were grouped in a …

Audio-visual

Iconic Space Photos Are Actually B&W: Here’s How NASA Colorizes Hubble Shots

Did you know that the Hubble Space Telescope is only able to capture black-and-white photos? In order to capture a maximum amount of information in …

Light-Up Fabric Could Make Glowing Clothing An Everyday Reality

Flashy threads? That's an understatement<p>The stylish glowing jumpsuits of the Tron-like future have just come a step closer, with the creation of a weavable fabric that lights up. Huisheng Peng and colleagues from Fundan University in Shanghai and UCLA created 1-millimeter thin fibers made from …

Yarn

The last places on Earth with no invasive species

Pockets of land and water that are free from ‘alien’ species are few and far between, finds Rachel Nuwer. Yet could we reverse the tide of these pests?<p>When Piero Genovesi received my email, his interest was piqued. Is there anywhere left, I asked, free from invasive species? Genovesi chairs the …

Zoology

Boeing's Force Field Could Save Soldiers From Brain Injuries

It's not quite "Star Trek," but Boeing has patented a force field that's meant to keep soldiers safe on the battlefield. In theory, it would sense an explosion from a roadside bomb, counter the resulting shock wave with an electric, laser or microwave arc, and save the soldiers from potential brain …

Star Trek

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

WWII Pilot Gives the Most Fascinating AMA You'll Ever Read

Fighting Germany was just the beginning.<p>As the granddaughter of a World War II veteran, stumbling on Carl Estersohn's Ask Me Anything on Reddit over the weekend was like finding lost treasure. I never got a chance to ask my grandfather what the war was like, but reading this man's story somehow …

World War II

Pioneer's AVH-4100NEX CarPlay head unit now shipping for $700

The long wait for the first aftermarket head units that run CarPlay — and Android Auto — is finally over. Pioneer is shipping its entry-level …

Wallpaper Weekends: Space - The Final Frontier | MacTrast

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac.<p>Space – The Final …

Apple set to join Dow Jones replacing AT&T

Dow Jones

Qualcomm To Triple Smartphone Data Speeds With Unlicensed Spectrum

Our phones are increasingly demanding more data from the cellular networks and that’s clogging up the networks. That fancy high-speed LTE modem in your iPhone may soon be moving at a snail’s pace, especially in densely populated areas like San Francisco.<p>But San Diego chipmaker Qualcomm has a …

San Francisco

Apple car? Cupertino’s got the design talent to transform another industry

As rumors that Apple is making a self-driving car rev up, a peek under the hood of the company’s famed Industrial Design studio reveals a crew of talented automobile designers.<p>An interest in futuristic cars is embedded deep within the DNA of Apple’s vaunted design team. Working under Jony Ive, …

Jony Ive

The US Federal Government's credit cards will soon be Apple Pay-compatible

The federal government of the United States is picking up support for Apple Pay, on both sides of the equation. Not only are Apple Pay-compatible …

WSJ: Tim Cook approved Apple electric car project a year ago, hundreds of employees working on it

Following a report today that Apple was hiring experts from the automotive industry for a new research lab, The Wall Street Journal adds to the story claiming Apple has several hundred employees working on an Apple-branded electric car:<p><i>Apple has several hundred employees working secretly toward</i> …

Apple crossed $700 billion: Another milestone for the world's most valuable company

As of this writing, Apple's market capitalization — the combined value of all outstanding shares — sat at an astounding $705.32 billion. That's an …

This crazy kettle heats only the water you need

To cut down on electricity wastage from boiling too much water, the Miito uses induction technology to heat water right in the cup.<p>A 2013 report found, in the UK alone, £68 million was being wasted every year from one single factor: overfilling kettles. That is the cost of electricity used to boil …

InterAct

Voltera: Your Circuit Board Prototyping Machine

Building hardware sucks! Whenever we wanted to create a circuit board for an electronics project, we were forced to mess around with dangerous …

Why iPhone 6 Plus users consume twice as much data as those using the iPhone 6

When Apple finally released two larger-screen iPhones in the fall, the market responded with so much enthusiasm that the company ended up posting the biggest earnings in corporate history.<p>Now there is new data about how the devices are being used, and it suggests a huge disparity in mobile data …

Mobile Technology

RIP SkyMall: 10 Bizarre Gems From Everyone’s Favorite In-Flight Catalog

This morning, much to the dismay of travel enthusiasts everywhere, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. Not only did the in-flight catalog provide excellent reading material on board, but it introduced its readers to a wealth of unique, borderline-bizarre products we never knew existed. From a biometric …

Wine