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A Device That Converts Sunlight Into Hydrogen Fuel

Canned sunshine!<p><i>Editor's Note Although batteries are great for some things, they aren't quite up to storing large-scale solar power for later use. That's why many people are trying to make fuel from light instead.</i><p>"The idea is to take the energy in light and store it as a fuel we can use later. So …

Electronic tattoo tracks the heat running through your veins

Wearable sensors can tell more and more about what happens inside us<p>Thermometers don't seem like they need reinventing. Just stick one beneath your tongue, wait a minute, and everything you need to know is right in front of you. But there's a lot more that temperature can tell us if we're paying …

Are Emoji Racist?

For those of us who can’t be bothered to type out actual words in text messages, the hundreds of emoji that are offered among iOS’s default Keyboard options are a welcome alternative. But if you look closely, you’ll notice that, among emoji with clearly delineated ethnicities, only a handful appear …

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Coca-Cola Debuts “Life” Brand, Highlights Deadliness Of Regular Coke

The red splash of Coca Cola is one of the most recognizable pieces of branding across the globe. It’s stamped on cans, bottles, and polar bears of every nation. But for the soft drink giant’s Argentinian spinoff, Coca-Cola Life, the new label is green.<p>Now the green label is an absurdly obvious bit …

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155 Logos by Sergey Barabei

Logo Collection.<p>Sergey Barabei is a Russian graphic designer specializing in art direction, branding, and web design. This amazing logo collection …

Biombo Illustrated Concertina Book Format

Biombo – Limited Edition<p>Biombo is the first issue of Crean. This screen printed concertina book format features 9 of the most used literary graphic …

When something smells funny…

One way we naturally determine the quality of our food is to give it a quick smell. But even our noses get it wrong sometimes! The Smeller works much …

Here's what Samsung's iWatch rival could look like

This is what the Samsung Galaxy Gear could look like. The mock-up above shows what we could expect from the hotly-anticipated smart watch that talks …

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Flavor-flipping neutrinos: key to Universe's anti-matter mystery?

Using an underground neutrino detector in Japan, physicists may have found the key to answering a fundamental question: Why does our universe, as we know it, exist at all?<p>Scientists have caught tiny, ghostlike particles called neutrinos in the act of turning from one type into another using the …

‘Shifty’ neutrinos hint at anti-matter mystery - Futurity

U. ROCHESTER / STONY BROOK (US) — Scientists have announced the first definitive observation of …

New Theory: The Universe Isn't Expanding, It's Just Gaining Mass

But you'd never know, because everyone is getting more massive at the same time.<p>Whoa. One cosmologist is proposing that the universe isn't actually expanding, as the standard theory goes. Instead, the redshift effects astronomers see could mean that everything is just gaining more mass, while …

The Future Of Flight: A Congestion-Killing Aircraft

Meet the 100-passenger plane that'll keep your flight running on time.<p>Aircraft design is often overlooked in discussions of the FAA's multibillion-dollar NextGen initiative, the elaborate mélange of satellite-based guidance, arrival, and departure technologies intended to modernize the outdated and …

Dark-Matter Hunt Appears to Be Zeroing In on a Leading Contender

Pity the poor physicist searching for dark matter, the exotic substance that accounts for roughly one-quarter of all the stuff in the cosmos, yet …

New discovery about neutrinos

The discovery could ultimately help scientists explain why the universe contains matter but very little antimatter.<p>International research including …

Do two suns make planets more suitable for life?

The answer could change estimates of the number of planets harboring life in our galaxy and help select future targets in the search for life.<p>An …

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Design That Appeals to Your Inner Exhibitionist

The Internet offers a space to share our innermost thoughts in real time — every amusing, shocking, and dreadfully boring detail streaming on …

Sands Of Timed Light

Once you are dead asleep, there is little use of the night lamp that keeps burning uselessly. The 15 Minutes Lamp is an innovative fusion of a …