Alex Hern

19 Flips | 4 Magazines | 5 Likes | @alexander12345 | Keep up with Alex Hern on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alex Hern”

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. UK mobile carrier O2 is in the "well advanced" stages of looking at technologies to block mobile ads.</b> The UK's second biggest carrier has been testing technologies such as network-level ad blocking, apps, browser extensions, and working with the industry to raise mobile advertising quality …

Sicario (2015 Movie - Emily Blunt) - Official Trailer

2014 Pagani Huayra: World Beating Hyper Car or Just Plain Hype? - Ignition Ep. 89

Big nanotech: building a new world with atomic precision

Suppose we could build everything that today's industry can, more cleanly and efficiently, starting with materials as common as sand and carbon dioxide. Cars, aircraft, computers, photovoltaics – all these and much more would be within the scope of this new mode of production, and at low cost.<p>As I …

Get Rid Of Pills: Happiness Could Trigger A Dose Of Meds

An implant releases medication in response to dopamine.<p>Taking a medication every day, or multiple times a day, is way too much work. You're bound to forget every once in a while. So what if you could program a cell to release the medication for you? In a study published this week, a group of …

How Skynet Might Emerge From Simple Physics

A provocative new paper is proposing that complex intelligent behavior may emerge from a fundamentally simple physical process. The theory offers …

This Drug Could Help Skin Cancer Patients Survive For Decades

A huge step forward for the long-term survival of those with serious melanoma.<p>Scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have just concluded a ten-year study on the effects of a drug called ipilimumab on patients with advanced melanoma, a form of skin cancer, and have found that the …

Incredible designer posters reimagine 'Robocop,' 'Blade Runner,' and more

This kind of pop culture art has become increasingly popular of late, and Chojnacki — whose previous book explored vinyl album art from the 1980s — believes it has something to do with the quality of the posters movie studios are currently putting out. They're just not as interesting as they used …

Japanese robo-boot could help stroke victims walk again

If the sight of Robert Downey Jr summoning his Iron Man accessories from across a room gave you a taste for having your own powered exoskeleton, your wish may soon be granted. Japanese technology company, Yaskawa Electric – known for its Motoman robotics used in the car industry – has turned its …

The Best Black Bean Dip

This recipe was inspired by a black bean dip I had at a restaurant in Costa Rica that was better than any other black bean dip I'd ever tried. Admittedly, it is not going to win a beauty contest but it's so flavorful, healthy and easy to make, you won't care.<p>The secret is using lots of onions, …

Berry-Citrus Salsa Created by a Mexican Legend

<b>By Nancy Zaslavsky</b><p>I learned how to make radiant blackberry-citrus table salsa 20 years ago in the mountains of Michoacán, due west of Mexico City. The late José Cacho, a tireless advocate of the state and force behind the restoration of the pueblo of Tupátaro's important Templo de Santiago Apóstol …

Behance

The College Classroom Behind Oregon’s Bold Plan For Tuition-Free College

A new plan–which will let students pay back loans at rates determined by how much income they make after college–began as an ambitious school project.<p>On the day federal legislators let student loan interest rates double, Oregon’s legislators passed a bill to make student loans obsolete.<p>The proposal …

Wooden Illusions: Incredibly Lifelike Objects Carved from Wood by Tom Eckert | Colossal

<p>Arizona-based artist Tom Eckert creates incredibly lifelike sculptures out of little more than wood, paint and patience. Working primarily with …

Mataerial: a 3D printer that seemingly defies gravity

You might think that 3D printing is a mature technology, the way guns and pizzas and pieces of jet engines are popping out these days, but you haven't seen it all: a company called Mataerial has built a contraption that can print gravity-defying strands of material right onto a wall.<p>Where existing …

Listening To The Future With A 3D-Printed Ear

The campus of Washington State University in Southeast Washington’s agricultural region looks like a typical land-grant university. The connected mix of art-deco, modern, and post-modern buildings that collectively house the College of Engineering and Architecture hide a strange and incredible …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

MB&F MusicMachine

Marking the first kinetic machine made by MB&F that isn't a timepiece, the MusicMachine confidently brings the innovative Swiss laboratory into new territory. While the spaceship-styled MusicMachine may not tell time and can't be worn, the tabletop music box does play six beautiful and eclectic …

Bamford Personalised Luxury Watches and Accessories – Zenith | Tag Heuer | Audemars Piguet | BVLGARI | Patek Philippe

Bamford Watch Department was born of a desire to re-discover the lost art of personalisation in an age of mass production, and has been leading the …