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You should read Japan's Brexit note to Britain — it's brutal

You should read Japan's message to Britain on Brexit, first published in September 2016. Especially if you supported Leave. It's a brutal, lengthy, …

A Self-Balancing, Two-Wheeled Car

One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards<p>2015 Invention Award Winner<p>Category: Automotive<p><b>Inventor:</b><p>Daniel Kim<p><b>Company:</b><p>Lit Motors<p><b>Invention:</b><p>C-1<p><b>Development Cost To Date:</b><p>$3.5 million<p><b>Maturity:</b><p>2/5<p>Inside a three-story warehouse in San Francisco, bicycles stand next to Macintosh-topped …

Prototypes

Filip Dujardin’s Impossible Architectural Photography

Prepared to have your mind blown. <b>Filip Dujardin</b>‘s set of structurally impossible architecture photographs will have you looking at every detail in …

Remembering Lars Tunbjörk: Legendary Color Photographer of the Absurd

Sweden, Oland, 1991. From the series "Landet Utom Sig".<br>Lars Tunbjörk—Agence VU<p>1 of 21<p><i>“Come closer to the common mystery.</i> <i><br>Attend to the ordinary...</i> <i><br>It</i> …

Ancient Trees: Woman Spends 14 Years Photographing World’s Oldest Trees

A photographer based in San Francisco, Beth Moon, has been exploring the oldest trees present in this planet since the past fourteen years! Her …

The best and oddest science-inspired music

Science inspires music more often than you might think. Philip Ball compiled a playlist of the good, the bad and the far-out.<p>In February 1930, a young astronomer called Clyde Tombaugh confirmed what some researchers had suspected for some time: the solar system was home to a ninth planet, orbiting …

Solar System

Bill Gates and The Verge: How technology will change the world by 2030

Bill Gates is guest-editing The Verge in February<p>Earlier this, year, *The Verge* editor-in-chief Nilay Patel sat down with Bill Gates to discuss the Gates Foundation's 2015 annual letter, "Our Big Bet for The Future." Gates outlined how advancements in four sectors — banking, education, farming, …

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Unique Cutouts in Roof of Louvre Abu Dhabi Create Patterns in Light

The architectural beauty of the Louvre Abu Dhabi art museum will soon complement the incredible works to be housed inside. Designed by the renowned architect Jean Nouvel, the building is currently under construction, located on Saaydiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates. It will be the first …

Louvre Abu Dhabi

How Removing Checkpoints Could Make Israelis More Secure

Social scientists recently analyzed the effects of removing Israeli checkpoints in the West Bank. They found it markedly reduced anti-Israel sentiment, and actual acts of violence against Israel.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Fact is social science is not going to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian …

It's Carnival in Venice, and the city is completely flooded — see how revelers are dealing with all the water

To celebrate Carnival, Venetians and visitors from all over the world don elaborate costumes and masks and attend celebrations all over the Italian city.<p>Only this year, they're trudging through flooded streets.<p>Approximately 18% of Venice's historic center was under water on Sunday, according to the …

How I Made Myself a 16×20-inch Bellows Camera

Starting back in May of 2014, I finally put my first foot forward in the making of a 16×20 inch bellows camera. The idea to build a camera was …

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could.<p>And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, The Telegraph reports. We could've guessed that.<p>But we</i> …

A day with a Leica Master

It’s not often that you get to spend time with a true master. I heard about Youxin Ye online from pretty much everyone on the planet that is somehow …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Study Finds that Men Who Share Selfies Online Show More Psychopathic Tendencies

Men who share selfies online are more likely to exhibit psychopathic tendencies. That’s what researchers are saying after conducting a lengthy study …

Junichi Hakoyama – Inspiring Street Photographer from Japan

People most usually solitary figures keep walking amidst interesting backgrounds and surreal surroundings all painted in black and white. Yes, …

Street Photography

Coworkers recreate classic art using props found around the office

We all need something to break up the mundane routines of office life.<p>Coworkers Francesco Fragomeni and Chris Limbrick were goofing off at the …

Old Laptop Batteries Get New Life Providing Energy To Poor

One person's trash is another's source of light and electricity<p>A group of scientists in India have developed a way to recycle discarded lithium-ion laptop batteries into easily charged sources of light and power. Researchers in Bangalore developed prototype devices that can be used to provide hours …

Prototypes

All you need are PVC pipes and flip flops to make sweet, sweet music

en_US<p>article<p>Pipe Guy is one of Adelaide's most famous street musicians. Though, instead of heading to the city's Rundle Mall with a guitar, this guy …

5 dangerous fantasies warping our foreign policy in the Middle East

Washington assumes the presence of U.S. troops will be a stabilizing force in the region, but why?<p>Andrew Bacevich<p>November 27, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>“Iraq no longer exists.” My young friend M, sipping a cappuccino, is deadly serious. We are sitting in a …

ORGANIC: Farmers & Chefs of the Hudson Valley - Photographs and text by Francesco Mastalia | LensCulture

The Hudson Valley has become an epicenter for the local, organic, sustainable food movement. With its rich agricultural land, the awareness for sustainable living, and the growing demand for local, organic food, the ‘locavore’ farm-to-table movement has become a way of life in the Hudson …

Van Gogh inspired this stunning solar-powered glow-in-the-dark bike path

Studio Roosegaarde, a social design firm famous for their innovative work with Smart Highways that could charge moving vehicles and alert motorists …

Hands-On with Parrot’s Bebop Drone

Earlier this week, Parrot announced its latest drone, the Bebop, and the Android-based Skycontroller remote. Here are our impressions from our brief flight time with the gadget, which goes on sale in early December.<p>Parrot is probably best known for its AR.Drone quadcopter. While the the device has …

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The Tri-X Factor

<b>Bryan Appleyard, From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, March/April 2014</b><p>Kodak’s Tri-X is the film the great photographers love. When Kodak started …

Fantastically Wrong: Europe's Insane History of Putting Animals on Trial and Executing Them

On September 5, 1379, two herds of pigs at a French monastery grew agitated and killed a man named Perrinot Muet. As was custom at the time, the …