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'The Hidden Code': An Embrace Of Art And Science

On Thursday, the Boston Museum of Science will premiere <i>The Hidden Code</i> at the Charles Hayden Planetarium, a multimedia piece by Paul Miller (aka D J Spooky). The piece combines music, stunning visual effects and live readings to bring science to the general public in ways that only a few years ago …

Physics

Why ISIS wants to erase Palmyra's history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In "The Art of War," Sun Tzu notes that "the whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent." ISIS is developing this logic in an obscene and seductive way, using the world's media to cultivate its barbaric image and recruit new members.<p>The austerely …

Archaeology

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

'Jodorowsky's Dune': The Greatest Film That Never Was

<b>Jodorowsky's Dune</b><p>Director: Frank Pavich<br>• Genre: Documentary<br>• Running time: 90 minutes<p><i>Rated PG-13 for some violent and sexual images and drug references</i><p><i>With Alejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger</i><p><i>"Dune</i> will be the coming of God."<p>Hyperbole, thy name is Alejandro Jodorowsky. Early on in Frank …

What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 2 of 2)

<i>Read Part 1 Here</i><p>Starting in the 1970s, diet and nutrition experts reduced food and exercise down to a lowest common denominator: calories. They told us that we just needed to eat fewer calories and exercise more to burn them off. We were told that it didn't really matter <i>what</i> we ate. "There are no …

What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 1 of 2)

In other fields, when bridges do not stand, when aircraft do not fly, when machines do not work, when treatments do not cure, despite all conscientious efforts on the part of many persons to make them do so, one begins to question the basic assumptions, principles, theories, and hypotheses that …

Women: Running into Trouble

By , articles.elitefts.com<p>When I look at the fat guy in the gym wasting his time on forearm curls to lose weight, I don’t feel sympathy. The big …

Meet The Girls Benchmark Workouts – Free CrossFit Poster

<b>2.2K</b> Flares <b>2.2K</b> Flares ×<p>We want to thank everyone who has shared our meet the girls infographic over the past 2 months. Your feedback and comments …

Infographics

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Clean energy options for houses

If solar panels are out of your realm of possibility, you still have alternatives to coal and other fossil fuels.<p>Photo: Alex Yeung/Shutterstock<p>Many …

Bonus: Solar panels help keep buildings cool, reducing A/C needs

Cooling effect equivalent to 5% discount on solar panel price<p>A great thing to do to improve the energy-efficiency and comfort of a building is to …

Solar Power

Living in: Cities of the future

Showcasing the cutting edge of urban planning, these five metropolises may help determine the way we will live, now and in decades beyond.<p>Although they may all look very different, the cities of the future share a new way of doing things, from sustainable buildings to walkable streets to …

Urban Design

Things to Do Around the World | Global Attractions

Four Seasons

Seaweed-Clad House in Denmark Combines Natural Materials With 21st Century Building Techniques

anchor<p>By MikeChino<p>Jul 12, '13 6:17 PM EST<p><i>Danish non-profit organization Realdania Byg commissioned Vandkunsten architecture studio to design a</i> …

Architecture

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

For inspirational ceramic tile flooring, look no further than Catalonia.<p>Steven Holl collaborated with craftsmen on every element of this landmark performing arts building.<p>Dive into our essential guides on building-products to help you design your next project.<p>These intricate structures unite …

Architecture

3D Printer Can Build You A House In 20 Hours

We've seen 3D printers used for everything from iPhone cases to makeshift weapons, but if you think bigger, what can these new printers really be …

Heal thyself: The 'bio-inspired' materials that self-repair

The notion of self-healing materials might seem beamed in straight from the plot of one of the "Terminator" movies -- but the first versions of this technology are destined to hit the market this year.<p>While liquid metals that can mesh back together after taking a shotgun blast remain the stuff of …

Interview Rachel Armstrong

The next guest in our interview series is Dr. Rachel Armstrong, interdisciplinary practitioner and sustainability innovator. Armstrong’s work uses …

Architectural Columns at the Palais de Tokyo Explode into Organic Forms | Colossal

<p>Recently installed at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, this gigantic Gordian Knot was constructed by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira who is known …

Prismatic Layers of Air in Tuscany

Though not much is known about photographer Adnan Bubalo, his stunning nature and landscape photos speak for themselves. His most captivating works feature the hills of Tuscany in central Italy. With its spectacular rolling hills and surrounding scenery, Tuscany is one of Italy's top vacation …

Italy

A Libertarian Voice Blazes Onto Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>Anyone who’s a cable news talk show watcher knows Glenn Beck. The former Fox News host’s passionate commentaries on …

10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

Physics

This alien world shouldn't even exist

What you're looking at could be a planet being born some 176 light-years away from Earth. It’s a small planet, only 6 to 28 times Earth’s mass. But …

Universe

This Supernova Had A 'Delayed Detonation'

In 2008, astronomers discovered a star relatively nearby Earth went kablooie some 28,000 light-years away from us. Sharp-eyed astronomers, as they …

Astrophysics

Astronomers Spy Early Galaxies Caught In A Cosmic Spiderweb

Once upon a time, when the Universe was just about three billion years old, galaxies started to form. Now astronomers using a CSIRO radio telescope …

Astrophysics

A Circle of High Strangeness

<b>Reports of strange phenomena absolutely abound throughout the English county of Staffordshire – which happens to be where I spent my childhood. But</b> …

'Sirius' Documentary Reveals DNA Test Results On Ata, The '6-Inch Alien'

The mummified remains of what looks like a 6-inch space alien has turned "Sirius" into the most eagerly awaited documentary among UFO enthusiasts.<p>The findings, however, might come as a disappointment.<p>In early publicity, filmmakers claimed the documentary would reveal that the DNA of the creature …