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Giant Antarctic iceberg 'hanging by a thread', say scientists

Split in the Larsen C ice shelf will release an iceberg a quarter of the size of Wales, changing the landscape of the Antarctic peninsula<p>A giant section of an Antarctic ice shelf is hanging by a thread and could break off at any moment, researchers have revealed.<p>The split in the Larsen C ice shelf …

Extreme Big Data: Beyond Zettabytes And Yottabytes

If we’re going to talk about big data—and it’s one of the most important discussions in business today—we better all speak the same language. In the hierarchy of big data, there are petabytes, exabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes. After that, things get murky.<p>The challenge is only partly one of …

Qualcomm builds learning computer chip inspired by human brain

Computer technology still lags far behind the abilities of the human brain, which has billions of neurons that help us simultaneously process a plethora of stimuli from our many senses. But Qualcomm hopes to shrink that bridge with a new type of computer architecture modeled after the brain, which …

Are You Postponing Your Life Until Tomorrow? 8 Ways to Start Living NOW | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I was controlled by an eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, for over a decade. During this time, I postponed eating and living always to the future. I …

15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners

For many curious folks, their impassioned yearning to soak up as much of the world’s wonders as possible completely transcends the boundaries of a …

21 Benefits of Owning Less

Minimalist living is countercultural. It is contrary to every advertisement we have ever seen because we live in a society that prides itself on the …

10 Life Lessons from the Calmest Man in the World

For more than 60 years, Thich Nhat Hanh has followed the path of Zen Buddhism. Here, his most thought-provoking quotes.<p>For more than 60 years, Thich …

Meditation

4 Questions Life Coaches Want You to Ask Yourself

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

9 ways that sound affects our health, wellbeing and productivity

Julian Treasure takes the stage at TEDGlobal 2009, sharing the shocking fact that — when you can hear others talking in an open office — productivity …

Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life

The quest to understand the meaning of life has haunted humanity since the dawn of existence. Modern history alone has given us a plethora of attempted answers, including ones from Steve Jobs, Stanley Kubrick, David Foster Wallace, Anais Nin, Ray Bradbury, and Jackson Pollock’s dad. In 1988, the …

Every Single Person In The World On One Chart

What does 7 billion look like in a browser window?<p>When you read on your computer screen that world population has surpassed 7 billion, as it did in 2011, it's hard to put that number in context. It's big a world. Where is everyone?<p>7 Billion World is a website/infographic that breaks it down. …

What is the anthropic principle?

In less than 100 seconds, Roberto Trotta explains this often-misunderstood philosophical idea: why it seems so unlikely that conditions in the …

Four Two-Headed Creatures Defy the Odds

Wildlife<p>We recently covered a two-headed bull shark fetus that was found by a fisherman and described by scientists in a journal. That story got more than ninety comments and more than four thousand Facebook likes, and it got us thinking about what other two-headed creatures might have been …

Could There Be A Planet Hidden On The Opposite Side Of Our Sun?

We ask a scientist who has peered around it.<p>The sun might seem like a pretty huge galactic blind spot, but we've already managed to glimpse behind it, and there's nothing there in the way of another Earth, says NASA scientist Michael Kaiser, "unless it's <i>awfully</i> tiny."<p>Kaiser is the project scientist …

Cthulhu Lives In The Gut Of A Termite

As well as in the malevolent deeps<p>Scientists have been naming species after famous people for a long time. For example, Thomas Jefferson has an extinct giant ground sloth named after him. Mark Knopfler rates a dinosaur. Frank Zappa has multiple animals sharing his namesake, including a spider, a …

Framed LCD Watch Reminds You of The Retro Atari

Just one look, <b>Framed LCD Watch</b> will remind you of your retro Atari console and pixel games. Yes, the digits are the main attraction here. It displays …

Atari

A garden that can be used as a chair? See it to believe it

Bridgman is a London-based luxury garden furniture supplier which came up with a great idea: why not build an actual piece of garden furniture? …

Peculiar Scale Lamp Measures Weight in Brightness of Light

Light=weight is a unique lamp that allows you to change the brightness in the room simply by adding or removing weight. Designed by Junji Kawabe, the …

Avant-garde

Space Suit of the Week - The Fox Is Black

Mihoko Ogkai’s ongoing series <i>Milky Ways</i> explores the ideas of life, death and rebirth. The dead or dying human life forms are constructed with …

Articles about modern kitchen accessories on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's April 2015 issue.<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet …

Salt Lake City

Hansen for Tivoli Audio: An Audio Furniture Collection

Remember when your stereo came in a beautiful wooden console cabinet? (Am I dating myself?) German-Danish designer Gesa Hansen, of The Hansen Family, …

Laser GPS In Broad Daylight

The Open Sight is a navigational aid for bicycles that imbibes a safer approach towards riding than traditional gadgets. The case point made by the …

Nokia Love

The Nokia Note is a concept phone that integrates a music player within its body. Just like a mamma roo and her joey, the Windows Phone 8 phablet …

iWatch

iKnow, we all waiting in anticipation for something spectacular to come forth and the iWatch rumors are pretty strong. So if we were to indulge in …

Three Artists' Takes on Fanciful Skeletons

Well folks, every time you bite into a Gummy Bear, that there is what you're crushing and grinding up with your teeth. I hope you're happy.<p>And maybe …

Apple vs Samsung war moves to retail as Best Buy plans to open 1,400 ‘Samsung Experience Shops’

When we heard late last month that Samsung planned to open Apple-style ‘store-in-store’ locations within Best Buy retail stores it was still only rumor. Today Samsung and Best Buy have made things official for its plans to roll out 1,400 “Samsung Experience Shops” in Best Buy retail stores across …

MLB and Qualcomm team up to improve wireless connectivity in stadiums

In a few years, Major League Baseball stadiums could have some of the strongest cellular connectivity around. Qualcomm is working with MLB Advanced Media, the technology focused partnership of club owners, to plan and optimize mobile connectivity in the 30 club ballparks. Qualcomm is focusing on …