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Stunning vacation rentals with views of the sea

Costa Rica

A Beautiful Children’s Book for Adults

An Indian mother and daughter of a Persian architect and artist, Shirin Sahba has retained a wanderlust into adulthood, driven by her nomadic …

Art

Colorful Travel Photos From Around the World

Follow rich hues and rainbow-sprinkled travel moments from destinations and cultures around the world.<p>Captions were written and submitted by the photographer.<p>Brilliant blue corridors, golden-dawn balloon rides, jewel green basketball courts: Colors often streak a rainbow of experiences across …

Travel Photography

Scientists create ultra-thin membrane that turns eyes into lasers

It will still be a while before scientists are able to harness Superman-like laser vision, but the technology is now closer than ever before thanks to a new development from the University of St Andrews. The team there have created an ultra-thin membrane laser using organic semiconductors, which is …

Nanotech

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

Physics

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about your mind

We can imagine that we must have the ultimate ‘inside knowledge’ of our minds. How wrong we are.<p>The progress of science has been a succession of …

Consciousness

The working artist: how to work to commission

Mon 30th Apr 2018<p>Working to commission can be rewarding if you’re clear about the ground rules from the start, says our columnist Laura …

The Arts

Proof of Concept: Thinking About Adrian Piper

A stubborn fugitivity runs through the work of Adrian Piper, the conceptual artist and performer—as well as writer and philosophy scholar—whose …

Art

The Controversial History of the Nobel Prize

A story of the greatest honor in scientific achievement.<p>On November 8, 1895, Wilhelm Röntgen accidentally won the first Nobel Prize in Physics. …

Physics

This Unusual Gold Ring is a Rare Soviet Spy Camera Worth $20,000

If you have deep pockets and a deep love for rare cameras, check out this… ring. It’s a gold ring that’s actually an extremely rare Soviet-era spy …

Cameras

The Crazy, Complicated Engineering Inside Honda's New Clarity Hybrid

In the world of automotive propulsion, the hierarchy of complication goes something like this: Pure electric cars are simple; internal combustion …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Rebecca Wilson’s 10 Must See Artists at The Other...

This May 3-6<b>,</b> The Other Art Fair is returning to Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Expo Center, presenting 130 of the best emerging artists to an audience of art …

Art

'White Holes' May Be the Secret Ingredient in Mysterious Dark Matter

White holes, which are theoretically the exact opposites of black holes, could constitute a major portion of the mysterious dark matter that's …

Dark Matter

Scientists discover how to harness the power of quantum spookiness by entangling clouds of atoms

From tunnelling through impenetrable barriers to being in two places at the same time, the quantum world of atoms and particles is famously bizarre. …

Quantum Mechanics

Advance Your Travel Photography by Spotting These Cognitive Biases

Your brain is the most sophisticated and irreplaceable piece of equipment you bring to any shoot. But this fantastically complex machine is also …

Psychology

How an Amazonian people convey their entire language by drumbeat

An indigenous Amazon tribe can swap messages over 20 kilometres or more, simply by beating out rhythms on pairs of drums. It turns out the rhythms of …

Drums

Behold The Glorious Sight Of Tons Of Handbuilt Motorcycles

While many motorcycle enthusiasts flock to Austin each April for the MotoGP action going on at Circuit of The Americas, Revival Cycles continues to …

Motorcycles

Advanced Bondo Tips for Designers and Modelmakers

How to make extrusions, flexible parts and do the Bondo "squeeze"<p>Now that you've watched Part 1 and Part 2 of the Bondo tips series, here's Part 3, …

Industrial Designer

Art and Physics : Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light

Read an Excerpt<p>Chapter One<p>The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.<p>--James Baldwin<p>Physics is a form of …

70 years of the Porsche Effect, from the 356 to the 919

Le Mans

Indonesian divers have evolved bigger spleens to hunt underwater

Some of the most exciting discoveries in evolutionary biology in recent years have shown how humans have adapted to extreme conditions, such as …

Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solved

The secret behind the ability of a group of “sea nomads” in Southeast Asia to hold their breath for extraordinary periods of time while freediving to hunt fish has finally been revealed – and it’s down to evolution.<p>The Bajau people are able to dive tens of metres underwater with no conventional …

Biology

Queen Anne of Brittany's Heart Stolen From French Museum

Bringing new meaning to the idea of stealing someone's heart, thieves in France made off with a 16th-century gold relic containing the once-beating …

Artificial intelligence accelerates discovery of metallic glass

If you combine two or three metals together, you will get an alloy that usually looks and acts like a metal, with its atoms arranged in rigid …

Atos Announces World s First in Quantum Computing

Following on from the fourth meeting of the Atos Quantum Scientific Council at its headquarters, Atos has announced unprecedented simulation features …

10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching

Image: Netflix<p>We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it's difficult to filter through it all. How many times do …

TV

20 Places You Have to Visit Before You Turn 30

An old adage says to travel while you're young, and while I firmly believe that world travel is fulfilling at any age, there's a certain wonder that …

Hackers once stole a casino's high-roller database through a thermometer in the lobby fish tank

LONDON — Hackers are increasingly targeting "internet of things" devices to access corporate systems, using things like CCTV cameras or air-conditioning units, according to the CEO of a cybersecurity firm.<p>The internet of things refers to devices hooked up to the internet, and it has expanded to …

Internet of Things

20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950’s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial …

Abandoned Buildings