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Smart money: a better way for Australia to select big transport infrastructure projects

Australia needs to change the way it assesses potential infrastructure projects, to ensure that governments can better understand which road and rail …

Smart Cities

SpaceX's biggest rival has a 'genius' plan to cut its rocket launch costs more than 70%

SpaceX turned heads around the world on February 6 with the first-ever launch of Falcon Heavy.<p>The 230-foot-tall rocket's three boosters helped push Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space, peeled off after running low on fuel, and then careened toward Earth.<p>Two of the 16-story boosters rocketed to a …

Space Travel

Surreal Photos Look Like They’re Straight Out of a Dream

Russian fine art photographer Platon Yurich creates dreamlike images by merging surrealism with digital art. A talented photo manipulator, filmmaker, and creative director, Yurich’s growing portfolio of conceptual photography evokes mystery and wonder, and encourages the viewer to explore their …

Illustration

The Photoshop mastery of Nemanja Sekulic

Nemanja Sekulic is a photographer, Digital artist, and Educator who creates dynamic conceptual imagery. In his own words, Nemanja says, “I’ve always …

Tutorials

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

Modern Art

Watch SpaceX Launch the First of Its Global Internet Satellites

<i>Update: On Wednesday, SpaceX delayed its Vandenberg launch due to strong winds; the targeted launch time is now 6:17 AM Pacific on Thursday, February</i> …

Space Exploration

Urban landscapes reimagined – in pictures

For Serbian photographer Nikola Olic, the built environment is a canvas for his inventive compositions. Using only a single camera and minimal Photoshopping, Olic creates abstract images that present the metropolis in a new light: “Instead of just taking a photograph, I move around a building and …

New Orleans

Graphic Design and Branding by Ollestudio for Together

Ollestudio has created a sophisticated brand identity based on green, blue, and gold for agency Together.<p>Ollestudio is a small design collective …

Graphic Design

Launching Elon Musk's car toward Mars was a backup plan — here's what SpaceX actually wanted to do with Falcon Heavy's first flight

SpaceX on Tuesday launched Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world, for the first time.<p>The payload on top was a red Tesla Roadster owned by the company's founder, Elon Musk. His electric car (and some cleverly placed trinkets) is now in space, helmed by a spacesuit-clad …

Elon Musk

An Amateur Just Found The Signal of a Satellite NASA Lost 12 Years Ago

What an amazing story!<p>NASA confirmed an incredible discovery Tuesday - that an amateur radio astronomer, on the hunt for a classified government …

Space

Strava heatmap: Fitness activity data shows someone cutting laps around Pyongyang

When fitness-tracking app Strava plotted more than 1 billion routes taken by its members on a global heatmap, it did a few things.<p>As Australian …

Australian National Parks

Amazon Go: convenience and concern at new checkout-free corner shop

Newly opened Seattle store offers a speedy experience while fueling fears for retail jobs<p>All around me in this Seattle corner shop, people are grabbing items off the shelves, shoving them into bags or pockets, and bolting for the door. It would feel like well-mannered looting if not for the hi-tech …

The 50 Most Popular Architecture Photographs of 2017

At <i>ArchDaily</i>, we're lucky enough to know a fantastic network of architecture professionals, allowing us to share the world's best architecture with …

12 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are becoming more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always …

Science

These are the biggest films coming out in 2018

2018 is going to be a massive year for film, with dozens of long-awaited adaptations, thrilling sequels, and bold spin-offs reaching cinemas.<p>Here's …

Photographer Smuggles Illegal Photos Out Of North Korea, And Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See Them

Photographer and Sony Ambassador Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since …

Mini masterpieces: incredible works of tiny art

New movie Downsizing celebrates how important things can be, even when they’re small. From matchstick-sized masterpieces to oil paintings tinier than an iPhone, a new generation of artists are proving that small is so much more than just beautiful

Best tip ever: Set up Find My Device as soon as you get your phone

Signing into Find My Device is one of the first things you should do after setting up your phone.<p>There are several options available for remotely …

‘Dunkirk’ Video Essay Compares Christopher Nolan’s Film to Real WWII Archival Footage — Watch

"Dunkirk" is all the more impressive when you watch it side-by-side with actual war footage.<p>Christopher Nolan is such a meticulous and detailed …

5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

Is it really using up the world's electricity?<p>This month, bitcoin, the digital currency launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a record price of …

The case for a new stadium at Moore Park

This is the case for a new stadium at Moore Park.<p>When Premier Gladys Berejiklian said her government would replace stadiums at Moore Park and Olympic …

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry You Should Know

It’s rare for an architect to become a household name, but the ones who earn this distinction have their designs lauded for decades to come. Frank Gehry is one of these visionaries who has planned and built awe-inspiring structures since the early 1960s. Known for his bold architectural features …

Mars and beyond: Modular nuclear reactors set to power next wave of deep space exploration

NASA is planning to put astronauts on Mars one day and since the Red Planet is about as off the grid as you can get, the space agency is developing a …

Nuclear Energy

Scientists say they have created the 'closest thing anyone has ever made' to a new life form

Scientists have just built the first fully-functioning, artificial instruction system for creating new matter inside living cells — a find that could one day make it possible to create more precise, effective, and longer-lasting drugs.<p>The duo of synthetic 'X' and 'Y' bases, created at The Scripps …

Biochemistry

Artist Blows Glass Vases Directly Into Slabs of Live Edge Wood

Artwork by Scott Slagerman<p><i>Wood & Glass</i> is an ongoing series of works by glass artist, Scott Slagerman, in collaboration with Jim Fishman.<p>Each glass …

Graphic Design Portfolio Template

A graphic design portfolio template for Adobe InDesign with 48 fully editable pages.<p>Designed and published by Tujuh Benua, this extensive Adobe …

Great balls of graphene: New Samsung tech could charge phones five times faster

Samsung’s Advanced Institute of Technology has come up with another use for graphene, a material that’s part of many exciting future projects from …

Engineering
Architecture

NASA Believes It Knows How To Make Mars Green Again

NASA is thinking about introducing an artificial magnetic field near Mars so that it can develop an atmosphere which would hopefully help Mars support life and liquid surface water in the future. If introduced, Mars could have an atmosphere with half the Earth’s atmospheric pressure within a few …

Magnetism

Apple Crumble with Vanilla Ice Cream

Heat the grill to medium.<p>Place apples in a medium bowl and toss with the oil. Place the apples on the grill, cut-side down and grill until nicely …