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Austerity Has Failed: An Open Letter From Thomas Piketty to Angela Merkel

The never-ending austerity that Europe is force-feeding the Greek people is simply not working. Now Greece has loudly said no more.<p>As most of the …

Why the World Is Not Falling Apart

It’s a good time to be a pessimist. ISIS, Crimea, Donetsk, Gaza, Burma, Ebola, school shootings, campus rapes, wife-beating athletes, lethal cops—who …

War

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Brazil

The Scientific Complexity in a Seemingly Simple Snowflake - The Crux

By Daniel Tammet | January 21, 2014 12:19 pm<p>Outside it is cold, cold — ten degrees below, give or take. I step out with my coat zipped up to my chin …

The Mind-Blowing Mathematics of Sunflowers

Why do the number of spirals in a sunflower match up with the integers 34, 55, 89 and 144—numbers found in the famous Fibonacci sequence? <i>Scientific</i> …

Mathematics

'Superlens' adds range to wireless power transfer - Futurity

Engineers have accomplished the first relatively long-range wireless power transfer by "beaming" electromagnetic fields.

Electromagnetism

Stephen Hawking Says There Are No Black Holes

The physicist offers a new theory that allows energy to escape.<p>Stephen Hawking has a big announcement. No, it's not that aliens exist or that humans won't survive another 1,000 years on Earth. The physicist claims, in a paper posted online Wednesday, that the idea of an event horizon—the point of …

9 Amazing Pieces Of 3-D-Printed Art

Creepy babies, skulls and more, from the 3D Printshow this week in New York<p>The 2014 New York 3D Printshow launched at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Wednesday, bringing together big names from the 3-D printing industry with creative individuals who apply the technology to art and fashion. The annual …

Traditional Azerbaijani Carpets Get A Glitchy Makeover

Faig Ahmed has a special touch when it comes to carpets, turning the conventional form into something more akin to magic. The Azerbaijani artist studied sculpture at university, and has brought that multi-dimensional approach to his experimental oeuvre of textiles. His work, on rugs so stunning it …