Ty Dunitz

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Researchers close in on experiments that could solve physics' 'biggest single problem'

The theories of quantum mechanics and general relativity have held up time and again at describing the physics of our universe at a micro and a macro scale, but when it comes to gravity, the two pose a major problem that physicists haven't been able to resolve: for certain interactions, the two …

In the Details: The 'Wood Skin' in Tesler + Mendelovitch's Geometric Clutches

These days, lovers of a rustic aesthetic can choose from all sorts of personal accessories made of wood—there are wooden iPhone cases, wooden …

Woodworking

GIFs of a Captivating Light and Movement Performance

<i>Nuance</i> is a spectacular video by multidisciplinary artist Marc-Antoine Locatelli that features dancer Lucas Boirat combining his gift of movement with captivating beams of light. The interpretative performance presents a push and pull between the human silhouette and a shape-shifting abstract …

Creepy Illustrations by Erik Svetoft

Bizarre Illustrations.<p>Selected illustrations by Erik Svetoft. His drawings look so wonderfully creepy. Erik Svetoft’s artworks are very bizarre, kind …

Landscapes Formed From Human Bodies by Carl Warner | Colossal

<p>In this series of photographs by Carl Warner, human bodies have been contorted, lit, and manipulated to form expansive landscapes reminiscent of …

The mystery of monogamy: scientists claim to have the answer

As an enduring mystery of the human condition, it has been praised and damned in equal measure. It is a bridge over the abyss of isolation but can be …

Revisiting the experimental DIY $1 laptop hammock

Many thought my computer would overheat, combust, or plunge to its doom.<p>Well over a year ago, I wrote a post for Ars about the way I was—or …

Boot up: consoles' slower future, giving up Glass, how much power per tab?, and more

A burst of 12 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Android vs. iPhone: Why Apple still has the edge over Google's operating …

This Chair Will Not Be Pulled Out From Under You

Despite appearances, designer Peter Bristol’s Cut Chair is stable, his secret seating arrangements revealed.<p>Visual sleight of hand is hard to sustain in design because, well, the illusion (or joke) may work once, but it gets old pretty quickly. Truth is, people want to live with design magic, not …

Michael Jackson

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Behind every architect, there is an ingenious engineer.<p>Mads Bjerre of AART Architects …

Architecture

Watch Pac-Man Become A Tale Of Survival Horror

An age-old favorite is reimagined with a new perspective, and it’s a lesson on how design can vastly shape experience.<p>I’m tiptoeing around. I peek around a corner. All is clear, so I make my way down the empty corridor. I should feel safe in this moment of stillness, but I can’t let my guard down. …

Why the war on drugs has been made redundant

The term "designer drug" became popular with the acid house and ecstasy boom in the 1990s, but it was never really accurate. The main ingredient in …

Are Angry Legos Harming Our Children?

A new study suggests the friendly building block sets are featuring more aggressive characters.<p>When it comes to criticizing the violent ways our kids play, Legos don't usually get a lot of flack. But according to a recent study led by Christopher Bartneck of New Zealand's University of Canterbury …

Beautiful 3D Basin

This striking design brings an entirely new meaning to water basin, using a beautiful arrangement of ducts and channels like a 3D topographic map. …

How I Survived A Week Without Food

I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).<p><i>Click here for a step-by-step guide to making homemade Soylent</i><p>My best friend's graduation ceremony starts in 10 minutes and I'm trying to suppress vomit at a Speedway.<p>It's my third day on …

Art That Exposes Weird Glitches In Google Maps

See what happens when the Google Maps algorithm auto-updates its satellite images.<p>The cartography world has likely seen more changes in the past decade than ever before, thanks to Google Maps. The era of using cumbersome printed maps that crowd the passenger seat, or robotic GPS systems to navigate …