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25 Gorgeous Pools Everyone Should Swim In Once

The only thing that's more relaxing than lounging poolside or soaking in the water on a sunny day is doing it at one of these incredible destinations.<p>From luxurious infinity pools with unbeatable views to natural pools teeming with marine life, these pools around the world deserve to be on …

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The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

The Plan to Build a Massive Online Brain for All the World's Robots

If you walk into the computer science building at Stanford University, Mobi is standing in the lobby, encased in glass. He looks a bit like a garbage …

This Sweat-Powered E-Tattoo Could One Day Charge Your Phone

This temp tatt creates electric power with your nasty post-workout perspiration.<p><i>This article originally appeared on our sister-site, Motherboard. Check out their rad coverage here.</i><p>E-tattoos are pretty gnarly wearable tech: tiny, barely noticeable, always on, and soon, powered by sweat.<p>Researchers …

Clothes will shrink to fit "at the push of a button" within five years

<b>Dezeen and MINI Frontiers:</b> micro-robotics and 3D-printing are poised to revolutionise fashion, says the designer of Lady Gaga's bubble-blowing dress, …

Fabric Pen by Ingrida Kazenaite repairs clothes without stitching

Lithuanian designer Ingrida Kazenaite has developed a conceptual pen that would mend damaged clothes by "printing" over rips and tears.<p>Ingrida …

Artificial Wombs Are Coming, but the Controversy Is Already Here

Ectogenesis is a social and political minefield.<p><i>Zoltan Istvan is a futurist, philosopher, journalist, and author of the bestselling novel The Transhumanist Wager. He writes an occasional column for Motherboard ruminating on the future beyond natural human ability.</i><p>Of all the transhumanist …

Croatia Accidentally Scored France The First Goal In The World Cup Final

The solider of the future just got a little bit faster. How much longer until we reach full Master Chief level performance?<p>The sport's top tier is …

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THE INTELLIGENCE REVOLUTION - Visions Of The Future - BBC

We are about to find out if our universe really is a hologram

What could be the most important scientific experiment of our lifetime is about to begin. The so-called Holometer Experiment at the Fermi National …

Freaky Physics Experiment May Prove Our Universe Is A Two-Dimensional Hologram

Everyone knows the universe exists in three dimensions, right? Maybe not. For some time now serious physicists have been pondering the seemingly absurd possibility that three-dimensional space is merely an illusion--and that we actually live in a two-dimensional "hologram."<p>And now scientists at the …

New Time Travel Simulation May Resolve 'Grandfather Paradox'

On June 28, 2009, the world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking threw a party at the University of Cambridge, complete with balloons, hors d'oeuvres and iced champagne. Everyone was invited but no one showed up. Hawking had expected as much, because he only sent out invitations after his party had …

A Physicist's View of the Afterlife: Weird Quantum Physics

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Dr. Alan Ross Hugenot has spent decades contemplating the conundrums of physics, along with the enigma of human …

Biodesign: Why the future of our city is soft and hairy - CNN.com

Will bacteria solve our world problems? Biodesign looks to be a key factor in reaching global sustainability. Architects Howeler + Yoon and Squared Design Lab have imagined a future where derelict building will be covered in pods that grow biofuel algae.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Bacteria: A designer's …

Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

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The Future of Style

Self-healing fabrics, shirts that charge phones or give us superhuman strength, and the possibility of death by grey goo.<p><b>With all this focus on wearable tech</b>—from Google Glass to the many types of smart-baubles you can adorn yourself with—the fact that our clothes themselves are undergoing a …

Time-traveling photons connect general relativity to quantum mechanics

Scientists have simulated time travel by using particles of light acting as quantum particles sent away and then brought back to their original …

Can this brain-sensing headband give you serenity? - CNN.com

Meet Ariel Garten: 35-year-old CEO of tech company InteraXon. The business has created a headband which monitors brain activity, called 'Muse.' It claims to help reduce stress as the user focuses on their brain waves, which appear on a screen.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Mind games<p>Drink it in<p>Chairwoman<p>Music to the …

Transformer-like suit lets you lift 110 pounds -- with each hand

It lets you lift up to 220 pounds like you're lifting a baby. It has 22 different points of movement. And it makes you look a little like Optimus Prime. It's the "body extender" from Perceptual Robotics Laboratory in Italy. And it would make one hell of a Halloween costume.<p>The Percro engineers who …

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We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

Fly Virtually Using This Drone and Oculus Rift Combination

Mashups of bleeding-edge technology are the lifeblood of innovation, and one team of experimenters may have outdone themselves by combining the …

New Study Shows Why You Should Care About Asteroid Attacks

More than 26 nuclear-sized explosions have transpired in the Earth's atmosphere since 2000 — all of them caused by asteroids.<p>The B612 Foundation, a …

Veiled Souls Carved from Stone and Embedded with Crystals by Livio Scarpella | Colossal

<p>Livio Scarpella is a contemporary Italian sculptor whose work harkens back to the incredible craftsmanship of marble sculptors from the 1700s. His …

These Inspiring Surreal Photos By Instagrammer Nois7 Will Brighten Your Day

We absolutely love every single surreal photographer/artist that we write about, but much of their work tends to be rather melancholy or down-right …

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Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

The Universe Really Is a Hologram, According to New Simulations

A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our universe could be just one big projection.<p>In 1997, theoretical physicist …

Black Holes