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Why Do We Need Sleep?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Maslow's Human Needs<p><b>About Russell Foster's TED Talk</b><p>What do we know about one of our most basic needs: sleep? Not a lot, says circadian neuroscientist Russell Foster. We know we need to do it to stay alive, but much about it remains a mystery.<p><b>About Russell …

Architizer

Articles about house was built out 14 shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Shipping Containers

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Immune System

Wearable Electronics' Newest Wrinkle: Power-Producing Cloth

Nanotechnology uses human motion to power electronics and other devices—no charging cords or batteries needed.<p>Good-bye charging cords and batteries. Wearable electronics such as the Apple Watch might soon power themselves with a clean, portable energy source: human motion.<p>If cutting-edge nano …

Why Are So Many People Nearsighted?

Researchers may have found the answer that could keep glasses off one-third of the world’s population<p>Myopia, or nearsightedness, is reaching epidemic proportions. In the US, over 40 percent of the population needs glasses; estimates suggest that one-third of the world’s population will be …

Optometry

How a technical concept ‘travels’ the brain

Scientists have traced what happens in the brain as someone learns a technical concept.<p>Published in <i>NeuroImage</i>, the findings reveal how new technical …

Gold in faeces 'is worth millions and could save the environment'

Geologist suggests extracting precious metals from human waste would keep harmful substances out of the ground – and recover valuable objects<p>Fortunes could be saved from going down the drain by extracting gold and precious metals from human excrement, scientists suggest.<p>Sewage sludge contains …

Precious Metals

When Dad’s depressed, toddlers act out

A father’s depression—not just a mother’s—during the first years of parenting can put toddlers at risk of developing troubling behaviors such as …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Computers learn to fall for optical illusions

Computers are learning to recognize objects with near-human ability. Optical illusions that can fool computers open up new avenues for research in …

Deep Learning

Cocktail Calculus Chart: The Inner Workings Of Recipes

Understanding the interplay of acid, sugar, and alcohol gives essential insight into how a cocktail is structured<p><i>The following is excerpted from</i> Liquid Intelligence, <i>a new book by (friend of Popular Science) Dave Arnold. The book is a canonical manual to a better way of understanding and making</i> …

Light-Up Fabric Could Make Glowing Clothing An Everyday Reality

Flashy threads? That's an understatement<p>The stylish glowing jumpsuits of the Tron-like future have just come a step closer, with the creation of a weavable fabric that lights up. Huisheng Peng and colleagues from Fundan University in Shanghai and UCLA created 1-millimeter thin fibers made from …

Yarn

Small BeeRotor Drone Learns To Fly By Sight Alone

A less creepy alternative to cyborg beetles<p>Secretly, a lot of drones are cell phone parts disguised as flying machines. Advances in cellular technology, like miniaturized powerful batteries, cheaper smaller cameras, and sensors like accelerometers have all found their way from our pockets to the …

Drones

Remote control of brain activity with heated nanoparticles

Photograph: Ritchie Chen/ Polina Anikeeva/ MIT<p>Heat dissipates from iron oxide nanoparticles in an alternating magnetic field, triggering nervous impulses by activation of TRPV1 …

Remote Controls

Color Perception and How it Might Apply to Photography

Our perceptions of world are unique in two ways. First of all they are unique from the perceptions of others. Although two people might agree that …

Consciousness

Magnificent Fortress in Normandy Transforms Into an Island Every 18 Years

The tides that once protected Mont Saint-Michel now lure tourists<p>This is Le Mont Saint-Michel, a monastery in Normandy that's over 1,200 years old. …

A New Series of Water-Activated Illustrations and Games on Seattle Sidewalks Only Appear When It Rains | Colossal

<p>Famous for its notoriously rainy weather, Seattle is the perfect home for this new series of water-activated interactive artworks, illustrations, …

Colossal

House in the Hamptons by Rangr Studio

A modern home by Rangr Studio for a young family located in the Hamptons, New York.<p>The architects of Rangr Studio have completed this Hamptons home …

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Articles about cozy finnish home would not be complete without sauna on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.<p>Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>A modern dwelling by Brazilian design firm Atria cohesively embraces simplicity and abstraction.<p>Building on the site …

Sonoma County

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Water Mystically Flows from the Peak of this Lush Patagonia Lodge

If you're a fan of fantasy, especially <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, then the Magic Mountain Lodge is the perfect destination for you. It's a 13-room hotel that looks like it could be from Middle-earth! Located in the private Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve in northern Chile, this lodge has its visitors enter …

Natural Beauty

Walking on a Dream: Murals of People Staring into Portals of Color by Seth Globepainter | Colossal

<p>Artist Julien “Seth” Malland aka Seth Globepainter has become known around the world for his vibrant murals of people, most frequently children, who …

NYC Apartment Revamped After 30 Years

Located just steps away from Riverside Park, this existing New York City apartment hadn’t been touched in 30 years and was in desperate need of a …