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Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

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How to Get Flipboard’s Curated Emails

Email may be ancient, but it’s as vibrant as ever and proving to be a critical way for publishers to reach readers. As a home for thousands of publishers’ content, Flipboard has a 10,000-foot view of all the great stories, photos, videos, music and podcasts being made out there. There is so much …

At This Spa, Watch 3-D Printers Create a City While You Soak in the Tub | WIRED

Jonathan Schipper latest project, called <i>Detritus</i>, is a creepy installation where a custom built, room-sized 3-D printer crafts a miniature world in …

A Slick Product That Makes Digital Music Feel Human

• Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<br>• Date of Publication: 05.20.14. 05.20.14<br>• Time of Publication: 1:00 pm. 1:00 pm<p>Advertisement<p>Related …

Graphic and Colorful Illustrations by Ray Oranges

Déja connu pour avoir illustrer la couverture de la <i>Norme e Tributi MESE Il Sole 24 Ore</i>, Ray Oranges est un illustrateur basé à Florence en Italie. …

Unseen Art Is Crowdfunding An Open Source Platform To Make Fine Art Accessible Via 3D Printing

Making art more accessible to blind and visually impaired people is founder Marc Dillon’s new mission. After almost a quarter century working in the mobile industry — latterly at alternative mobile OS maker, Jolla, from where he finally departed this fall — he says it’s time to give back.<p>“I was …

Infographic: If Social Networks Were Megacities

What would all of our online friends look like, if organized into physical cities? Let’s just say there would be a lot more urban density.<p>You have friends, followers, likes, and shares, depicted in icons, avatars, notifications, and numbers. But what would social networks look like if you could …

Save as: Social Memory

An event in Istanbul – welcome!<p><i>Convened by Burak Arıkan and Jussi Parikka, and in collaboration with SALT and support of Winchester School of …

Engineer Sees Big Possibilities in Micro-robots, Including Programmable Bees

Robert Wood says that medicine and agriculture could be transformed by micro and "soft" robots.<p><i>Editor's note: Robert Wood is one of National Geographic's 2014 emerging explorers, part of a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people</i> …

The future of the book | The Economist

In which something old and powerful is encountered in a vault<p>FINGERS stroke vellum; the calfskin pages are smooth, like paper, but richer, almost …

How the Surveillance State Changes Our Everyday Lives

Being watched all the time affects how we act.<p>George Orwell's <i>1984</i> opens with Winston Smith carving out a pocket of privacy by crouching in a corner of his apartment where the telescreen-and thus Big Brother-can't see and writing a diary entry. These days, that Stalin-inspired nightmare seems quaint.<p>…

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

How do you sell God in the 21st century? More heaven, less hell

Growing up as an evangelical, I was terrified of hell. But in recent years, Christian pastors have abandoned damnation in favour of a more upbeat vision<p>A couple of years ago, a Chicago-based corporate-identity consultant Chris Herron gave himself the ultimate challenge: rebrand hell. It was half …

The Internet Has Changed the Way We Remember War

I spoke to Tate Modern curator Simon Baker about <em>Conflict, Time, Photography</em>, a new exhibition featuring the work of Don McCullin, Simon Norfolk, and Chloe Dewe Mathews.<p><i>This post originally appeared in VICE UK​</i><p>Contemplation and a thorough interrogation of what it is to actually remember …

The effect that various drugs have on the web building abilities of the common garden spider. http://t.co/t15G6DnJhk

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

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Watch This Mesmerizing Machine Draw Sound, Then Wear It On A Scarf

This is what sound looks like. Roos Meerman, a designer based in the Netherlands, focuses his efforts on creating machines controlled by natural phenomena. His latest project, Canorgraphy, can draw sound using pens and the vibration caused by speakers to create abstract, blue and purple dotted …

Get Dirty: Step Inside the World’s First 3D-Printed Mud Hut

Resins. Metals. Ice cream. Wood. The kinds of materials we’ve been able to stuff into a 3D printer and extrude to form actually useful products and structures is steadily growing, presenting exciting new prospects for experimental architecture. Looking for a low-cost solution for a global housing …

With This Tiny Box, You Can Anonymize Everything You Do Online

<i>Editors' note: Updated below with clarifications about Germar’s claims of Anonabox using “custom” hardware.</i><p>No tool in existence protects your …

Physicist of Sound | Carsten Nicolai