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First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body and claims the procedures needed to carry out the operation are not far off.<p>Canavero hopes to assemble a …

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50 Kitchen Tricks to Help You Become a Master Chef

Cooking can be a pretty tricky job, even if you're following a recipe. Luckily, Kit Stone <i></i>made this enormous infographic to help you shave off some …

Solving L.A.’s Water Problems By Turning It Into A Giant Sponge

As California’s drought problems continue, every drop of water that hits the ground needs saving.<p>When rain falls in Los Angeles, most of it flows away–despite how desperately the city needs water. As the drought continues, and as climate change threatens future water supplies, some experts think …

Surreal Bright Blue Algae Glows Brightly on Hong Kong's Shores

Along the shores of Hong Kong, a mystical blue plant is blooming and glowing in cosmic blue hues. Scientists attribute the phenomenon to Noctiluca scintillans, a plant also known as “sea sparkle.” Don't be fooled by the bubbly name: Sea sparkle is an aggressive reproducer that behaves like algae …

Hong Kong

A Bunch Of Magic Leap’s Amazing Patent Illustrations Were Copied

Two weeks ago, a 180-page patent from stealth augmented reality company Magic Leap went public, and many sites–including Co.Design–mined it for the treasure trove of user interface sketches in which Magic Leap dreamed up the future of interface.<p>But as <i>Gizmodo</i>’s Sean Hollister discovered, many of …

Augmented Reality

Q&A With the World’s “Coolest” Wildlife Photographer

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen has spent his life capturing images of wild creatures in the world’s coldest places.<p>From northern icons like polar bears, walruses, and British Columbia’s spirit bear, to Antarctic stars like penguins and leopard seals, Nicklen has …

Are 3D-Printed Ceramics the Future of Architecture?

As design visualization software becomes more ubiquitous and easier to use, the novelty of digital form for the sake of digital form is wearing off. These exponentially evolving conception and fabrication techniques that can now be applied to existing design problems that do not traditionally …

Gaza: Living in Ruins - Photographs and text by Q. Sakamaki | LensCulture

This is an aftermath story of Gaza, following the 2014 50-day war between Israel and Hamas. The war claimed the lives of more than 2,150 Palestinians, wounded more than 10,000 and displaced an estimated 300,000 people. On the Israeli side, at least 64 soldiers were killed and six civilians died.<p>I …

Israel

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Tiny Housing

Cities and renters are starting to accept apartments that are just 350 square feet. Here’s what the future of micro-housing holds.<p>The American dream of a household with 2.5 children, a dog, and a two-car garage is no longer the norm: people are staying single longer, having children later, and …

Housing

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

Is 'brain fingerprinting' a breakthrough or a sham?

In 1999, a woodcutter named James B. Grinder confessed to a 15-year-old murder, the death of a 25-year-old woman named Julie Helton. A short time later, he recanted, contradicting himself over and over. His blood had been taken and compared against the crime scene samples — but with such an old …

Brain Activity