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This NASA Time-Lapse Shows 5 Years of Our Sun’s Life in 3 Glorious Minutes

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory began observing the sun on February 11, 2010, capturing more than a photo per second for 24 hours a day since then. …

Articles about 8-modern-wall-clocks on Dwell.com - Dwell

We’ve started a new year and entered a new era of strained economics, so now more than ever is the time to be on top of...<p>From the traditional with a twist to completely conceptual, these timely wall clocks will tell the hour, impress the guests, and...<p>A tiny bit like the Renzo Piano-designed …

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Remarkable Time-Lapse Created from 80GB of ISS Pictures is the Best ISS Edit We’ve Seen

If you’re interested in using the many hundreds of thousands of photos taken from the ISS to create a time-lapse — and people have done a pretty …

Hong Kong police arrest 45 in clashes

Dozens of people were arrested in clashes Tuesday night as Hong Kong police moved to stop protesters from re-occupying a major road outside the government headquarters.<p>Pro-democracy protesters repelled the first police attempt to move them on, encircling officers who fired pepper spray before …

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We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Amazon 'Fire' phone's success may not be easily won

Jeff Bezos was quick to see the potential of the internet, but has seemed slow to latch on to mobile commerce. With a new smartphone, can he turn that around?<p>Amazon's decision to launch a smartphone on Wednesday in Seattle may look to some like a bid for world domination. Many details have leaked …

Is This T-1000 In Real Life GIF Real?

It’s not every day that we find proof of Terminators living among us. But a GIF making the rounds might just prove that cybernetic organisms live …

This Epic Time-Lapse Video Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Move To California

<i>Into the Atmosphere</i> is a short time-lapse video that at times is so sumptuous it’s as though it’s a CGI creation. In fact, it’s 12,400 photographs of the California wilderness, carefully strung together by San Diego photographer Michael Shainblum. The film covers 19 different destinations, …

Trippy Clocks That Challenge Your Perception Of Time

These simple 12-hour timepieces will make you look at time in a whole new way.<p>We all know that “time flies when you’re having fun.” In other words, even though time is a constant, your mental state can seem to bend the laws of physics to make it flexible.<p>Tel-Aviv design firm Studio Ve is a bit …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

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Could hi-tech accessories make cycling safer?

<b>Although more people are getting around by bike, cyclists remain the most vulnerable group of road users. Could a range of wearable technologies keep them safer?</b><p>In the UK, the number of people killed in cycling accidents is on the rise.<p>Most serious incidents involve another vehicle and commonly …

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The Queen Will See You Now: How Bees’ Sense Of Smell Might Soon Diagnose Disease

Bees have a nose 100 times more powerful than a human’s. Like dogs, it turns out they can be trained and used in diagnostic tests. A London artist now has a contraption to do just that.<p>Even when a honeybee is a couple of miles away, it can still smell a particular flower or toxin. A bee’s olfactory …

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Digitally Altered Trees Resemble Ghostly Spirits

In her latest series <i>Disturbing the Spirits</i>, photographer Ellen Jantzen shows us beautiful, ghostly visions of trees as they would appear throughout the seasons. Using digital manipulation, she keeps some parts of the trees intact while she blurs most of their imagery.<p>When asked to describe her …

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'The internet mystery that has the world baffled' For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301... http://fw.to/2zIWJkg

Illustrated Maps by Ed Fairburn

Map Portraits.<p>Ed Fairburn is a Cardiff based freelance artist and illustrator. The artist creates evocative portraits drawn and painted on …

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“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

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