Cecille Fenix

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To Heal Wounds, Cells Time-Travel Back to a Fetal State

An embryo starts out as just a single cell. It’s not long before it divides into two cells, then four, then eight, and so on — a process marked by …

Stem Cells

AI Knowledge Map: How To Classify AI Technologies

I have been in the space of artificial intelligence for a while and am aware that multiple classifications, distinctions, landscapes, and infographics exist to represent and track the different ways to think about AI. However, I am not a big fan of those categorization exercises, mainly because I …

Using Minecraft (And Zombies) To Teach Coding And Math Skills

Teenager Alea Frydnlund is creating zombies.<p>“It will attack you if you’re on survival,” she says. “But right now, I’m just on creative.”<p>Alea hunches …

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

15 Tools Made Specifically for Lefties

Finally! Check out these amazing tools for the kitchen and workshop made especially for lefties.<p>This paring knife is sharpened on the right-hand side …

A Gentle Introduction to Data Science

Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for every person, 1.7 …

Machine Learning

Inside A Gorgeous Mediterranean-Style Home In California

Any designer knows the challenge that comes with updating a home that’s full of history, and Alison Davin of Jute is no exception. Davin worked with a young family to design a chic yet understated home in Hillsborough, California, with the goal of preserving elements of its Mediterranean bungalow …

Interior Design

He lured young men looking for weed. Their bodies turned up in a pig roaster.

By Meagan Flynn<p>Meagan Flynn<p>Morning Mix reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Cosmo DiNardo declared “I am a savage no explanation needed” on social media seven months before police say he lured four young men to his family’s farm, shot them to death, ran one of them over with a backhoe and dumped three of their …

Loyola University

CTRL-Labs' EMG wristbands may spell the end for keyboards and mice

Why type when you can just think about typing?<p>From the earliest days of punch cards, interacting with computers has always been a pain. Whether it's a keyboard and mouse, joystick or controller, getting the thoughts out of our heads and into the machine requires numerous, unintuitive processes. But …

Japanese engineer builds giant robot to realize 'Gundam' dream

SHINTO, Japan (Reuters) - Japanese engineer Masaaki Nagumo had always dreamed of suiting up as a robot from "Mobile Suit Gundam", his favorite animation series growing up. Now he has made it a reality by creating a giant humanoid inspired by the science fiction franchise.<p>Developed at Sakakibara …

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

A Sustainable Home Near Sydney Boasts Chicken Coops, Vertical Gardens, and More

A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the heart of the city?<p>"Homeowners often quit at the first sign of complexity or budget escalation when building a self-sustaining home," says Clinton Cole, principal of CplusC …

HOW TO: Turn your food waste into clean energy

Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food ends up lost or wasted — 46 percent of the world’s garbage. While the global food waste situation is what you’d …

Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

All The Internet Rights You’re About To Lose, Explained In 3 Minutes

Net neutrality is one of the most important fights of our time.<p>Net neutrality–or the idea that the internet should be free and open–is circling the drain. The FCC is planning to repeal the 2015 law that banned blocking, throttling, or fast-laning web content. But what, exactly, are the implications …

Electric Car Charger Installation in Your Home: True Costs—and What You Need to Know

When shopping for an electric vehicle, you have to consider the cost of both the car <i>and</i> the electric car charger. Fueling an electric vehicle is as …

A Brazilian Home With a Touch of Japanese Zen

Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo residence is lined with rows of timber columns.<p>Laminated timber porticoes line the corridors in both wings. Along the perimeter of the house, the timber beams on the ceiling are supported by a metal frame that …

Fontana Lake House

Bryson City, North Carolina<p>The Fontana Lake House, located in Western North Carolina, was designed to integrate harmoniously with the surrounding Appalachian mountain setting. The understated exterior of low-pitched metal roofs and stained white cedar shingles blend into the wooded hillside. Our …

7 Multipurpose Sheds and Studios That Upgrade the Backyard

Whether it be for utility, storage, a studio, or a guest retreat, a backyard abode provides an opportunity to create architecture on the micro-scale with simple materials, pure forms, and special details.<p>Below, we round up seven of our favorite examples of small structures making a big …

Tiny House Movement

7 Incredible Island Villas in Indonesia

The islands of Indonesia are a dream come true for anyone hankering for some sun, the sea, vibrant marine life, delicious food, and exotic culture.<p>Whether you're a surfer, scuba diver, water sports enthusiast, yogi, or just someone who can’t get enough of tropical living, a visit to Indonesia will …

In This New Neighborhood, All The Houses Are Their Own Power Stations

In Wales, this collection of 16 houses combines existing clean energy tech to minimize energy needs and generate their own power.<p>A new housing development in the small U.K. town of Neath won’t look much different from the buildings around it. But the new homes will generate, store, and release …

Prefab backyard studio now available as $6,800 DIY kit

It can be built in four to seven hours<p>Austin’s Sett Studio makes some pretty cool prefab backyard sheds, and now the firm is introducing a DIY option aimed at handy customers who want to tackle the project themselves—for a fraction of the cost. While Sett Studio’s designer tiny offices run between …

Prefab Homes

The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone

Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform the market with their high-quality prefabs.<p>Founded in 2014 by Alexis Rivas and Jemuel Joseph, Cover was born out of a frustration with the current residential building …

New solar panels with built-in batteries make off-grid living easy

Solar might be the future, but few people and businesses can afford to invest in the technology. This is why SolPad’s latest innovation is so …

How musician Shawn Wasabi helped develop the arcade-inspired Midi Fighter 64

With authentic Japanese Sanwa arcade buttons<p>Shawn Wasabi is an LA-based musician, but not in the way you might traditionally think. He doesn’t just play a guitar or piano or produce songs in a DAW (digital audio workstation, like Ableton Live or FL Studio). He’s a controllerism artist, using a …

Hacking Children's Learning: Why Gamification Technology Has The Answer

The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents. In reality, learning should be fun as it once had been.<p>There is hope that fun can be put back …

Mobile Devices

Gigantic "vending machine" skyscraper dispenses 3D-printed homes in Tokyo

Could the skyscraper of the future dispense homes like a vending machine? Growing and adapting to Tokyo’s housing demand, this Pod Skyscraper is …

Skyscrapers

Brain Implant Helps Paralyzed Man Feed Himself Again

"It was amazing," the paralyzed patient said. "I couldn't believe I could do it just by thinking about it."<p>A paralyzed man was able to feed himself for the first time in eight years, after doctors implanted sensors in his brain that sent signals to his arm.<p>Bill Kochevar was paralyzed from the …

5 secrets machine learning knows about you from your social media posts

Big data firms like Cambridge Analytica made headlines when they claimed to sway Election 2016 results. They deduced personality traits from social media profiles and third-party data firms and served highly manipulative ads to sway public opinion. Leveraging a trove of data points — such as your …

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …