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A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

A pet cat has been accused of launching a series of attacks across a village and putting residents and pets in hospital. The black tom called Shiny has been nicknamed the ''Devil Cat" after being reported to the police fives times over its violent behaviour. Locals say Shiny chases children, picks fights with dogs and even bursts into people's homes to claw and scratch them. More here: http://fw.to/2DKDgxC Photo: SWNS

Saudi Arabia Considers Nuclear Weapons After Iran’s Geneva Deal

As Middle Eastern nations attempted to elbow one another aside in their efforts to offer encouraging statements about the recently concluded nuclear …

Smarter appliances mean more chip sales

You know those GE(s ge) connected ovens? Or the quiet cycle on your dishwasher? As appliance makers seek connectivity and improvements in noise and …

3D Systems Sense review: a 3D scanner for the masses (almost)

If we've crossed paths in the past week, there's a pretty good chance I've scanned you. This extends well beyond the human race, into the realms of animal, vegetable, plush toy and fruit bowl. Some subjects were too small to be scanned, some too fidgety and, in the case of my attempted 3D selfie, …

7 Reasons Why Curved Phones Will Be Awesome | Trusted Reviews

One word describes the overwhelming reaction that greeted the Samsung Galaxy Round and LG G Flex: <i>meh</i>. Their curved designs have been described as …

Computer uses images to teach itself common sense

<b>A computer program is trying to learn common sense by analysing images 24 hours a day.</b><p>The aim is to see if computers can learn, in the same way a human would, what links images, to help them better understand the visual world.<p>The Never Ending Image Learner (NEIL) program is being run at Carnegie …

Jeremy Scahill: the man exposing the US Dirty War

Jeremy Scahill, whose provocative documentary Dirty Wars is released in the UK this week, has been described as a "progressive journalist" and an activist in the same mould as Glenn Greenwald. Is "progressive" a word he is comfortable with? "It's not a term I would reject in terms of my personal …

Sex was great to begin with, but now I don't want to sleep with my boyfriend

<b>My boyfriend and I have been together for nine years, but for the past five years I have had a terrible, virtually nonexistent, sex life. I love sex. It was great in the beginning, but now I don't want to sleep with him. I don't even like him to see me naked in case it means that he wants sex. At</b> …

'The internet mystery that has the world baffled' For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301... http://fw.to/2zIWJkg

The Observer's books of the year

Best books of 2013,Best books,Books,Julian Barnes,NoViolet Bulawayo,Donna Tartt,Eleanor Catton,Curtis Sittenfeld,Hilary Mantel,Lionel Shriver,Mary Beard,Robert Macfarlane,Jim Crace,Ali Smith,Colm Tóibín,Joe Dunthorne,Melvyn Bragg,Jackie Kay,Sebastian Faulks,Philip French,Helen Dunmore,Julian …

Articles about 10 noteworthy sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix …

A Night At The Rock: Former Alcatraz Inmate Journeys Back

For 29 years, Alcatraz — the notorious prison off the coast of San Francisco — housed some of the nation's worst criminals: Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, Birdman Robert Stroud.<p>Today, 50 years after it closed, it's a museum. And earlier this year, the National Park Service gave Bill Baker, a former …

So what the heck is wearable tech, anyway?

Deep in a dimly lit audience in New York City, I sat watching a presenter show a slide reading, "Challenges for High Performance Wearable Solutions."<p>Of all the challenges listed -- battery life, processor power, connectivity, developing compelling applications -- one was left out: who, exactly, …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

Air America: The Dramatic Aerial Photography of Michael Light

"If you keep going up and up, the world becomes quite circular and alien. You see the world quite literally as a planet."<p>Photographer Michael Light divides his time between San Francisco and a remote house hear Mono Lake, on the eastern flank—and in the shadow—of the Sierra Nevada. An artist widely …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Giant Hovering Roundabout for Cyclists in the Netherlands

<i>Hovenring</i> is an incredible suspended roundabout conceptualized and designed by IPV Delft specifically for cyclists to safely make their way across congested traffic by traveling overhead. Located between Eindhoven and Veldhoven in the Netherlands, above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection, the …

Autumn Sunrise in the Smokies

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

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Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

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