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Analog to digital: Cornell conductor tries to modernize the orchestra with Google Glass

Classical music doesn’t have a need for modern technology. Instruments have been built for centuries, scores print just fine on paper, and concert seating gives patrons a good enough perspective on the orchestra as it is. But while classical music may not need technology, Cynthia Turner, a …

How to understand “The battle for power on the internet”

I still remember the moment I first discovered the World Wide Web. It was in 1994 or 1995, at a row of desks that held the handful of computer terminals then available in the university library of the London School of Economics. On the Windows 3.1 desktop (so old there wasn’t even a Start button) I …

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The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Telepathic Rats and a Red-lored Amazon: SciShow Talk Show #10

How To: DIY Antiqued Mercury Mirror Glass

| 134 Comments<p>Today we're excited to to share this simple and affordable method for transforming any piece of glass into a beautiful decor update …

45 DIY Wood Projects We Love

Last week was all about rope, and now we’re onto another rustic material we love: wood! It’s as basic of a material as clay and is constantly reinvented by DIYers, crafters, artists, hackers, and carpenters. To get inspired to create our own batch of cool wooden objects, we turned to our favorite …

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40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects

Don’t count sewing as part of your creative repertoire? No worries, there are tons of incredible things you can still do using fabric! Home decor, fashion accessories, pet items – the sky is the limit. Here are 40 DIY projects you can do without needle, thread, or a sewing machine!<p>1. Utensil …

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Beautiful DIY Chair Upholstery Ideas to Inspire

No matter how chic the décor or carefully planned the layout, a room is not complete without seating. For more traditional living and dining rooms, …

Dungeons & Dragons Clue, Classic Clue With Dungeons & Dragons-Themed Game Pieces and Game Board

<i>Regdar with the Vorpal Sword in the Wizard’s Tower.</i><p>Dungeons & Dragons Clue is nearly identical in gameplay to the traditional board game Clue, but …

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Why sign up for a one-way Mars trip? Three applicants explain the appeal

A one-way trip to Mars sounds like something you'd wish on your worst enemy — so why would more than 78,000 people from around the world pay up to $75 for a chance to die on another planet?<p>"I can say I have an ulterior motive," said David Brin, who has written more than a dozen science-fiction …

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20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Daft Punk

<i>Photos by Nabil</i><p>Daft Punk are standing on a helipad overlooking downtown Los Angeles as fireballs make their sequined suits glisten with hot heat. It's a few days before this year's Coachella, where the duo's shiny new duds will premiere by way of a Jumbotron trailer for their new album, <i>Random</i> …

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"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

What Google was thinking when redesigning the new Google+

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>When I am feeling kind, I think of Google+ (s goog) as a social network by dictat — err, Larry Page’s mandate. And when I am …

Two Glorious Daft Punk Video Mash-Ups to Start Your Weekend - PAPER

The best thing to come out of all the breathless Daft Punk coverage online this week? These two mash-up videos featuring DP's new duet with Pharrell, "Get Lucky." Viral clip "Daft Train" matches <i>Soul Train</i> footage with the track while "Goat Lucky" injects yelling goats into the chorus. Obviously the …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

National Parks

H. P. Lovecraft and the Northern Gothic Tongue

By Roger Luckhurst<p>There is a very specific language of Gothic and horror literature that has its roots buried deep in the history of English: <i>doom</i> has …

Camera Captures What It’s Like to Get Eaten by a Grizzly Bear

When Brad Josephs took his GoPro camera out in beautiful Alaska, he was probably trying to get majestic footage of Grizzly bears for the BBC’s Great …