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Between the Folds: The Art of Origami

Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the world fine artists and theoretical scientists are …


In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant

A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying their future<p>In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines?<p>Children learn …

The Kid Should See This

"A street is a road but a road isn’t always a street. A road can also be an avenue or a boulevard—it’s the general term for anything that connects …


Hello! I am an author for creativity books and also doing stopmotion animations. Find more info on my website

Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

If anyone knows how to make the already beautiful countryside of Edinburgh, Scotland even more incredible, it’s Scottish trials cyclist Danny …

Extreme Sports


Why are all the gas stations, cafes and restaurants in one crowded spot? An intro to game theory:

Inside the secret adidas lab where designers are making football boots of the future

A 30-minute drive from Nuremberg - the Bavarian city known as much for its medieval castle as its war trials - is a different type of building. In …

British Wildlife Photography Award: The best photos of 2016 revealed as winners announced

An image of a shoal of baby fish taking refuge in the tentacles of a giant jellyfish has scooped first price at the 2016 British Wildlife Photography …

Nature Photography

Staph infections? The nose knows how to fight them

MANCHESTER, England — The human nose isn’t exactly prime real estate for bacteria. It has limited space and food for microbes to eat. Yet more than …


Lift-off! The world's longest aircraft makes its maiden flight

The world's longest aircraft has made its maiden flight – a 19 minute journey above its airfield in Bedfordshire.<p>Part blimp, part helicopter airship …

Uber's driverless taxis will be on the streets this month

Uber users will be able to hail self-driving cars in a matter of weeks.<p>The futuristic service will launch in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by the end of …

Bonkers elevated bus was probably a scam, Chinese police investigating

Update 04/07/17<p>Alas, the car-swallowing electric bus that straddled entire lanes to soar over gas-guzzling cars, is not only dead in the water - it …

Super News

Project Malmo, which lets researchers use Minecraft for AI research, makes public debut - The AI Blog

Microsoft has made Project Malmo, a platform that uses the world of Minecraft as a testing ground for advanced artificial intelligence research, …

Clear, stretchy sensor could lead to wearable electronics

Researchers have combined plastics and metal to make a transparent, stretchable sensor. It could soon find use in touchscreens, wearable electronics …


The Great Immigration Debate




What is the Brexit?

02/23/2016 · by carylsue · in Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>POLITICS</b><p>All you need to know about the UK’s EU referendum. (BBC)<p>What is the EU? Use our resources to find out.<p><i>Educators, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit.</i><p><b>Discussion Ideas</b><p>What …

United Kingdom

This cartoon explains why Elon Musk thinks we’re characters in a computer simulation. He might be right.

Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we are living in a computer simulation.<p>In short, we are characters in an advanced version of <i>The Sims</i> — so advanced that it creates, well, us.<p>I understand the instinct to treat the idea as absurd, and to ignore people who suggest these things. It’s what …

How Do Bees Make Honey?


Tesla makes offer to buy SolarCity

<b>US electric carmaker Tesla has offered to buy solar panel company SolarCity in a bid to expand its clean energy business.</b><p>The company has made an all-stock deal worth as much as $2.8bn (£1.9bn).<p>Tesla shares fell 10% in extended trading after the announcement while SolarCity jumped …


Hyper-Pi-Fire - Nerf/Raspberry Pi Integration

Raspberry Pi

Pi Zero IOT Led Matrix Info Beamer


New PS4 Neo confirmed by Sony

Sony is preparing to launch a new, more powerful, version of its PlayStation 4 featuring ultra high-definition graphics, the company has confirmed.<p>The new console, codenamed “Neo”, will cost more than the current PS4, which sell for around £265, and will be targeted at high-end gamers.<p>Sony, is not, …

Gaming Consoles

This startup could become the Tesla of electric motorcycles

Since 2007, the guys behind the California-based startup Alta Motors have been working to bring the ultimate enthusiast bike to the American market, and that product is just about here.<p>The company's first electric motorcycle, called the Redshift, is slated to begin deliveries this Fall and is …


How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood | Deep Look


Bach, Prelude in C-sharp major, WTC I, BWV 848, animated

Performed by Kimiko Ishizaka and accompanied by Stephen Malinowski‘s Music Animation Machine score, enjoy the prelude in C-sharp major from the first …


MicroSculpture Macro Photography By Levon Biss

Levon Biss - Mantis Fly<p>Levon Biss has produced a number of extremely detailed macro photographs of a range of insects, which will be on display at …

Nature Photography

Samsung launches tiny wireless Gear IconX exercise headphones

Samsung has launched a new fitness-aimed tracker, with a giant screen, and a set of small wireless earbuds.<p>Both the Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX, …

Watch This Elevated Bus Swallow Cars and Straddle Roads

A Chinese company’s transportation proposal may give subways good competition.<p>Imagine hovering over city streets at 40 miles per hour, zooming past …