Jesse Ruiz

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Mid-century is slowly becoming timeless design

<i>By Megan Buerger, The Washington Post</i>Design trends come and go, but is mid-century modern forever? The minimalist movement that first swept through …

They Want My Soul

Spoon have spent the past two decades proving that minimalism doesn’t need to mean thinking small. Throughout their eight albums, the Austin band has …

Kathleen Hanna Expands on Dream Miley Cyrus Collaboration

Earlier this week, riot grrrl icon Kathleen Hanna turned a few heads when she asked Miley Cyrus over Twitter if she’d be interested in making an …

Amazingly Realistic Drawings Created with Ballpoint Pens

When we first saw Portugal-based artist Samuel Silva's portrait, <i>Redhead Girl</i>, most of us were completely in awe of how Silva (aka VianaArts) could achieve such amazing details with just a handful of everyday pens.<p>Since that time, the patient and skilled artist has developed an extensive collection …

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Deep sea creatures shed light on the future of medical imaging

In July, a team of scientists organised by the American Museum of Natural History will dive 300 metres below the Atlantic Ocean's surface about 160km off the coast of New England. Among their goals: to find bioluminescent creatures – such as the dinoflagellates that make their own light, causing …

Ecstatic states

In the Vietnam War, Bob Walker had been a helicopter mechanic, and he’d watched as his best friend was decapitated by an incoming helicopter’s propeller blade. Ever since then the 69-year-old Paradise, CA vet has struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder — a psychological condition that …

ScienceCasts: A Sudden Multiplication of Planets

Top ten emerging technologies which will change your life

Computers controlled by thought and other cutting edge developments have been named in a list of the top ten technologies which could shape our future<p>Computers operated by the power of thought, wearable technology and advanced cancer treatments are among the top ten emerging technologies which will …

No Mars For Muslims? Mars One Asks Imams To Rescind Fatwa

Islamic leaders ruled that a Mars journey would be akin to suicide, but the private Mars colonization project disagrees, citing a 14th century Muslim explorer.<p>Martian colonization is a risky proposition. So risky, in fact, that a group of Islamic leaders in the United Arab Emirates issued a …

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Dwarf planet Ceres is spewing water into space

Scientists have speculated for decades that Ceres — the planet-like heavenly body embedded in our solar system's asteroid belt — might contain water, still considered a rarity in our solar system. They haven't been sure, though, until now: researchers at the European Space Agency and the …

Swarthy, blue-eyed caveman revealed using DNA from ancient tooth

DNA taken from the wisdom tooth of a European hunter-gatherer has given scientists an unprecedented glimpse of modern humans before the rise of farming. The Mesolithic man, who lived in Spain around 7,000 years ago, had an unusual mix of blue eyes, black or brown hair, and dark skin, according to …

Astronomers Wonder at Sight Never Seen Before—The Web That Holds Galaxies Together (Photo)

A stunning light shone from a quasar like a galactic flashlight, illuminating a wondrous sight never before observed—the filaments that bind galaxies …

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Memory Suitcases, Paintings on Old Luggage

In the nostalgic photo series “Memory Suitcases,” Israeli artist Yuval Yairi painted faraway destinations on to old suitcases and then photographed …

APOD: Atacama's Cloudy Night (2013 Jul 27) Image Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky (Las Campanas Observatory, Carnegie Institution) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130727.html Explanation: Storm clouds do sometimes come to Chile's Atacama desert, known as the driest place on Earth. These washed through the night sky just last month during the winter season, captured in this panoramic view. Drifting between are cosmic clouds more welcome by the region's astronomical residents though, including dark dust clouds in silhouette against the crowded starfields and nebulae of the central Milky Way. Below and right of center lies the Large Magellanic Cloud, appropriately named for its appearance in starry southern skies. City lights about 200 kilometers distant still glow along the horizon at the right, while bright star Canopus shines above them in the cloudy sky. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=130727 #APOD

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Laelie Berzon’s Passionate Abstract Paintings

We discovered these passionate abstract paintings by Melbourne, Australia-based artist Laelie Berzon through <i>Est Magazine</i>. Berzon, who also heads a …

The Fantastic Imagination of Illustrator Simón Prades | Colossal

<p>Freelance illustrator and graphic designer Simón Prades says that he prefers to work with analog mediums such ink, pencil and watercolor to help …

This Iron Fish Offers Relief From Anemia

How turning a chunk of unappetizing metal into the Lucky Iron Fish addressed an anemia epidemic in Cambodia.<p><i>[This project is an entrant in our Innovation By Design Awards. Stay tuned for the announcement of winners on October 10.]</i><p>Anemia, a condition of low red blood cells, is primarily caused by …

Though it would seem like removing one pollinator would allow others to expand their territory and pollinate the plants, a study has shown this might not be the case. Plants suffered a 30% drop in seed production when one type of pollinator was missing. The study demonstrates the value of biodiversity in the wild. More info: http://bit.ly/175x7To Photo via: Jon Sullivan