By adding decorative tile designs to this electrical box, Portuguese artist Diogo Machado helps passersby look beyond urban infrastructure to appreciate the culture that underlies industrial drudgery.
A face-lift for file sharing When file-sharing and streaming site Popcorn Time debuted earlier this year, the media dubbed it Netflix for Pirates. That’s fair: It exists in a legal gray area, but developers
As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique
The Man Who Steve Jobs Considered For Apple’s CEO Is Back With A Startup That Lights Google's Buildings
Joe Costello was one of the people interviewed for that position in 1997. Costello had a lengthy conversation with Jobs, but their talks only led to Jobs realizing there was no one else in the world that
Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture, and, if you’re asking, she will have a cup of tea black,
An extinct swamp pig that lived 19 million years ago has been named after Rolling Stone frontman Mick Jagger Mick Jagger will undoubtedly be delighted to hear that a prehistoric swamp creature has been
For those who find themselves sleeping through work — you may one day find yourself working through sleep. People who are fast asleep can correctly respond to simple verbal instructions, according to study
She found out when she checked herself into the hospital because of a bad case of nausea A woman living in China’s Shandong Province got a bit of a surprise recently when doctors at the Chinese PLA General
Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode From Curiosity To Discovery. About Thomas Thwaites' TED Talk Designer Thomas Thwaites explains what compelled him to build a toaster, literally from the ground up.
A study of 29 movies suggests canine co-stars increase a breed's popularity. (Caveat: People may just be buying more dogs in general.) Did watching 101 Dalmatians instill you with a burning desire to your
In his fascinating new book the developmental biologist Lewis Wolpert argues that there is actually hard science behind many of our stereotypical gender roles In My Fair Lady Professor Higgins sings a
The long-legged fly from Tahiti discovered by an entomologist with a passion for humorous names They say that time flies when you are having fun. But in the case of Dr Neal Evenhuis of the Bishop Museum
It has been a long journey of scientific discovery from Aristotle to epigenetics – and it's not over yet We know a lot about the world around us. We know a lot about ourselves and how we work. We even
Farmed smoked salmon has three times as much fat as wild fish and is fattier than pizza, research shows Smoked salmon made from fish farmed in Scotland contains more fat than a pizza, an investigation