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Coffee may boost brain's ability to store long-term memories, study claims

People who had caffeine after looking at images apparently better at distinguishing them from similar ones the next day<p>A cup or two of coffee could boost the brain's ability to store long-term memories, researchers in the US claim. People who had a shot of caffeine after looking at a series of …

MakerBot CEO: Replicator Mini 'like when people saw first iPhone'

In an interview with CNET amid the final days of CES 2014, MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis makes the bold claim that his company's new $1,375 Replicator Mini marks a pivotal point in taking 3D printing mainstream.<p>Our whole goal is to make it friendly, superaffordable, and low stress. Then people just do …

3D Printing

4 Smart Designs For New Cities That Can Withstand Any Storm

Without serious preparation, most cities will be overwhelmed by rising waters. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, from protective wetlands to shipping container reefs.<p>Since most cities are built next to water, the risk of floods threatens more people than any other natural …

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Sculpture

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

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Home Tours

Netflix in Talks for Another Season of 'Arrested Development' – /Film

It took seven years for us to get a fourth season of <i>Arrested Development</i>, but thankfully the wait may be much shorter for a fifth. Producer <b>Brian</b> …

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A Geometric Labyrinth of 200 Fluorescent Lights at Frye Art Museum | Colossal

<p>Through Hollow Lands is a 2012 installation by visual artists Etta Lilienthal and Ben Zamora of LILENTHAL|ZAMORA at Frye Art Museum in Seattle. The …

Human evolution: the next stages

There have been a number of speculations lately concerning the eventual form humankind will take, particularly with regards to the role technology …

6 Cars For People Who Hate Cars

These futuristic cars could make you rethink your haterade.<p>Do Americans just not want to drive cars any more? Recent studies suggest that the United States has passed its driving zenith, with the number of miles driven per person peaking in 2005. As of April 2013 the number of miles driven per …

Apple to shift to IGZO displays next year, says report

In talks with Sharp and LG, Apple plans to expand energy-saving IGZO displays to the iPad and MacBook, says Korea's IT News as cited by PatentlyApple.<p>Upcoming versions of the iPad and MacBook should offer a longer battery life, at least according to a new report.<p>Apple plans to brings IGZO displays …

Batteries

KABOOM! New mural by local artist JOHNNY ROBLES for Converse Wall to Wall Project Photo: Parcialmente Nublada

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This Preserved Lizard Is 23 Million Years Old

It might well be related to a very common modern lizard--except it's teeny-tiny.<p>In Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state, paleontologists discovered a small piece of amber with something remarkable inside: a 23-million-year-old preserved lizard.<p>Scientists at the curiously named National Autonomous …

Why Deaf People Don't Achoo When They Sneeze

You may not know it, but peer pressure influences what you sound like when you sneeze.<p>Sneezing feels—and is—so involuntary, yet apparently you do still have some control over what you say when you sneeze. "Achoo!" is particular to English speakers, the BBC's Ouch blog reports, and deaf people just …

Time To Get A New Clock? This One Slows Down And Messes With Your Head

For those who are always wanting more hours in the day, this wall clock may make you careful what you wish for.<p>A long weekend is a precious thing. Looking back on it now–from the unpopular Monday after July 4–you’re probably wondering how it all went by so quickly. The Slow Clock won’t stop time, …

CST-01 Watch : Flexible Ultra Thin Watch with E-Ink Displays

You don’t need complicated design to be loved by many, <b>CST-01 watch</b> has proven it by raising more than a million dollar when the company only asked …

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3-D Printing Shapes In Liquid Metal

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed techniques to 3-D print liquid metal at room temperature.<p>Exploring the limits of novel 3-D printing technology, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a way to build microstructures out of liquid.<p>Creating …

iOS 7: Designed for Apple's next billion customers

There are a lot of things that you can say about the reaction to Apple’s next version of iOS, its software for iPhones and iPads. It’s new, it’s very, very different and it’s a dramatic departure from the way Apple has approached the design of iOS over the last five years.<p>Over and above any …

Monumental Plant Sculptures at the 2013 Mosaicultures Internationales de Montréal | Colossal

<p>Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal is an international mosaiculture competition held in Montréal, Canada. According to their website,</i> …

The Great Wall of Texas: How the U.S. Is Repeating One of History's Great Blunders

Today's immigration debate has an eerie precedent in the mistakes that brought down great empires from Rome to Britain.<p>Reuters<p>Before their empire fell, the Romans built walls.<p>They began by erecting barriers along the border following the death of the Emperor Trajan in 117 A.D., notably Hadrian's …

artist: fabieke title: please, stop child labour! dimensions: 3,5x3m city: castel maggiore (italy) date: july 2013 www.fabieke.com

tu hablas nosotros pintamos verde crema 400 mts cuadrados de mural! junio 2013 Tijuana B.C. Mexico fotografia : Rudo Guevara Fernando Mendez Corona Gloria Muriel Alonso Delgadillo