Athina Psalta

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A New Sensor to See Through Walls

The Walabot is a new 3D imaging sensor that can detect movement and speed, see through walls, and analyze materials to tell you their composition.<p>While the peace dividend of the smart phone wars has benefited everyone, with cheap access to accelerometers, gyroscopes, and NFC sensors amongst other …

Cities can use Big Data to find out what they really don't know

<i>This story originally was published on NextCity.org, which publishes daily news and analysis on cities. Follow Next City on Twitter and LinkedIn.</i><p>Data …

Urban Design

When Titans Miss Deadlines: What Marvel's 'Secret Wars' Schedule Slip Really Means

The publisher has more than 70 titles running late this summer, but is that actually a problem?<p>In <i>Secret Wars</i>, Marvel Entertainment's massive comic …

DIY Sneak Peek: Brit Morin's Jersey-­Knit Macramé Hanging Planters

In a sneak peek from Brit Morin's upcoming book Homemakers, she shows us how to make these simple macramé planters.<p><b>Materials</b><p>Jersey-knit fabric (1 yard per planter)<p>Plastic or ceramic planter or bowl<p>Ruler<p>Scissors<p><b>Directions</b><p><b>Step 1:</b> Cut eight pieces of material that are three to five feet long, …

Chemicals

Welcome to Apache PredictionIO®!

What is Apache PredictionIO®?<p>Apache PredictionIO® is an <b>open source Machine Learning Server</b> built on top of a state-of-the-art open source stack for …

Machine Learning

8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

1 of 8<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th century, but how well does it explain the things we …

Physics

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

MH370: Sonar Reveals Secrets Of Sea Floor

The hunt for missing Malaysian plane MH370 has revealed unsuspected secrets about the Indian Ocean, including underwater volcanoes and trenches dating back up to 100 million years.<p>High-resolution sonar has found no clear signs of the plane’s wreckage, but instead discovered a wealth of unexpected …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

Pretty, Contemporary Interiors

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The massive headboard in this bedroom makes the bed nook distinct from the nearby work area. The use of massive shelving units means tons of …

Making the Utmost of Compact Places: Minimalist Central London Flat

It is said that “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” I’m mostly sure that London is …

Clever Multi-Use 30 Sqm Apartment in Brazil by BEP Architects [Video]

The multiple use of spaces has become one of the constant points of focus these days, as a result of the continuous expansion of cities and their …

Cozy Tiny Apartment In Madrid With A Youthful And Chic Interior

A person should decorate his or her apartment according to personal preferences and that space should become a reflection of that person’s character. …

Interior Design

45 Small Bedroom Design Ideas and Inspiration

Designing a small bedroom is not just about creating interiors that save up on space. It needs to be a combination of style and space consciousness …

Wood Walls Inspiration: 30 Walls of Wood for Modern Homes

<b>Walls of wood</b> are one of the ways of resolving the problem with focal walls. Even in the bathroom, when relaxing in the tub, why not rest your eyes …

10 Hot Trends in Retro Furniture that You’ll Love in your Home

There is no doubt that <b>retro trends in furniture</b> are back in a big way! Have you ever heard if you save your clothes or furniture for 20-30 years the …

10 Unique Ways to Green your Outdoor Eco-Friendly Home

Summer is a great time to spend more time in your outdoor home. Whether you are working on your landscaping, enjoying entertaining family or friends, …

Purple Rooms and Interior Design Inspiration

Colors play a significant role in our lives. Some come with notions that have been passed down over generations, like <b>purple</b>, which was a rare and …

Apartment in Slovakia Uncovering Modern Details With a Twist

Here are some inspiring ideas brought together by Juraj Karlík of Neopolis in his new project, a two-room flat located in a building in Banská …