Marcin Lodowy

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Surreal Architectural Ink Drawings Endlessly Loop Around Wood Cutouts

Spanish artist Vasco Maourão (aka Mister Mourão) has graduated from paper to sinewy wood cutouts as the support for his latest project <i>Ouroborus.</i> Circling in an infinite loop, the highly detailed ink drawings have no end and no beginning. It’s mesmerizing art that plays with the form and shape of …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Online TV revolution: Hulu and Google could upend the TV industry in 2017

<b>FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass. Amazon is taking on Netflix and Hulu with a stand-alone video streaming service. Starting the week of April 18, 2016, customers can pay $8.99 a month to watch Amazon’s Prime video</b> …

Farming Timeline: Ants Were Growing Food Long Before Humans

It is generally understood that human society turned to agriculture about 10,500 years ago in the region that is the Middle East today, and that turn …

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

South Garage BMW R75/5

Our Friday custom motorbike crush comes from Italy´s South Garage. The spectacular build is based on a BMW R75/5 from 1979, and it was given the name …

Motorcycles

Sharp w/ 27K Miles: 1983 Honda Civic

This 1983 Honda Civic is a well-preserved second generation example with a claimed 27k miles. The ad’s description is quite short, but the seller …

With regard to David Kynaston’s recent letter (22 November) in which he claims that “science can learn far more from the humanities than the other way round”, this exemplifies a misunderstanding of what CP Snow was saying. Yes, he was pointing out that there are two cultures, but he did not believe …

Humanities

The 2017 BMW M550i Does 0-60 Quicker Than Today's M5

It's the quickest vehicle in the 5-series lineup. But with a new M5 coming soon, the M550i's reign won't last long.<p>Yesterday, we got our first look at the new BMW 5-Series, which will debut in U.S. dealerships soon. BMW has yet to release details on the next M5 that will be based on this car, but …

Essential Steps to Making a Killer Portfolio

You have the ability to capture the attention of a creative director in a single glance of your portfolio, so it’s vital to get the details right. …

Bacterial Wind Turbines Could Power The Nanobots Of The Future

Computer model suggests a way to generate tiny amounts of power for tiny machines<p>Wind farms are getting bigger and bigger, producing more and more power as they grow. But sometimes, bigger isn't always better.<p>In a paper published in <i>Science Advances</i> researchers describe a mathematical simulation of …

PHOTOS: Experimental Solar Plane Flies Over Egypt's Giza Pyramids

Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Cairo, completing the penultimate leg of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe using only the power of the sun.<p>The trip over the Mediterranean included a breathtaking flyover of the Pyramids. Check it out:<p>The journey from Seville, Spain lasted 48 hours and 50 …

A bunch of computers will try to hack each other in Vegas for a $2 million prize

Set for Aug. 4, DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge finals will take place right in the middle of two of the biggest hacking conferences, Blackhat USA and DEFCON, possibly proving that machines can beat even the best human hackers.<p>"Cyber grand challenge is about bringing autonomy to the cyber domain," …

LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review

Over the past week we’ve been building the LEGO Porsche 911 GT3 RS, a masterpiece in top-level building-blocks construction. This set is 2,704 pieces …

New York Wants To Fine Airbnb Hosts Up To $7,500

The New York State Senate just passed a law specifically designed to hunt down Airbnb hosts.<p>The bill, sent to the governor for signing or veto on Friday afternoon, makes it illegal to advertise certain apartment units and homes for rental of less than 30 days–and would fine violators up to $1,000 …

New York State

Concept brings rumored MacBook OLED fn key row to Apple’s wireless keyboard for all Macs

What if Apple brought the OLED display function key row that is rumored for upcoming MacBooks to its Apple keyboard too? Completely disregarding what it might require technically to integrate and drive such a display in the keyboard, this concept from Curved imagines bringing that feature to iMac, …

The Science behind Women’s Sexual Desire, with Daniel Bergner

The idea that women are less sexually desiring than men is an idea that has been ingrained in society for a fairly long time. Women aren’t expected …

Minimalist desert house by Ibarra Rosano Design Architects

Contemporary new home in desert with long, low profile, bridge walkway, pool, open-plan living by Ibarra Rosano Design Architects<p>Minimalist desert …

Architecture

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Ex-Opera chief's new browser gets custom mouse gestures

Jon von Tetzchner, former Opera CEO, launched Vivaldi with the intention of making a "true successor" to the Opera browser. Today, his company is releasing the latest version of Vivaldi, and it comes with the fancy features Opera was famous for, starting with custom mouse gestures. They're pretty …

Software

Samsung Defeats Apple In Fight To Be "America's Favorite Smartphone"

How important is the Galaxy Note range to Samsung’s status as a leading mobile device manufacturer? I would suggest that its very important. Although the Galaxy S handsets generate more volume of sales and are seen as the leading smartphones, the Galaxy Note range of phablet devices is the domain …

Just what sustains Earth's magnetic field anyway?

Earth's magnetic field shields us from deadly cosmic radiation, and without it, life as we know it could not exist here. The motion of liquid iron in …