Andrew James Williams

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Why You're Pretty Much Unconscious All the Time

Your body has a lot of nifty parts, but it’s the brain that’s the <i>it</i> organ of the summer. The brain’s all-the-rage moment is mostly a result of the …

Want to reduce your cloud costs 70 percent? Here’s how

Advertisement<p>44 Comments<p>Colocation, which means buying your own hardware up front and running and managing it in a third-party site, is not usually …

Terminator-style self-assembling robots unveiled by scientists

Robotic cubes that can jump, flip, roll and assemble themselves into different shapes have been revealed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).<p>Known as M-Blocks, the cube-shaped robots have no external moving parts, but each contains a flywheel that can reach speeds of …

Fun with light refraction! Photo by: JMeyer

The description on this is slightly off. This picture is actually made up of 3888 images, each one pixel thick. More info: http://bit.ly/1cLf1OV Photo credit: Eirik Solheim

How the Brain Benefits From Being Bilingual

Never mind how well spoken you might be now, you will never again be as adept with languages as the day you were born. Indeed, the youngest person in …

Living plant sculptures at Montreal Botanical Gardens, Quebec. posted by Nefeli Aggellou

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Comics

Supercell thunderstorm in Nebraska. Photograph by Jeremy Holmes Photography www.irvisions.com Via The Earth Story.

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A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation.<p>In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as …

Nanotech

3D printer made almost entirely out of Lego

An engineering student lacking the funds for a Makerbot creates one himself with the goods he happened to have available: a box of Lego.<p>3D printers are slowly coming down in price, with the least expensive yet just reaching its funding goal on Kickstarter last month at an asking price of …

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Science to the power of art.

High definition photograph of the blood vessels in a human eye - looks eerily like a forest, no?

Elif is a finalist in the Google Science Fair. She has also won the Science in Action award, which included a year’s worth of mentorship and $50,000. Elif’s project uses the starch and cellulose of banana peels to create bioplastic, which she hopes will be an environmentally friendly alternative for use in cable insulation and medical prosthetics. More info: http://bit.ly/18O9GnD

Manually Cranked Wood Toy Performs Sleight-of-hand Magic | Colossal

<p>Designed by Swedish artist Per Helldorff, this amazing little wooden automata performs magic with three cups and a ball that seems to teleport …

Could Superman Punch Someone Into Space?

Superman is so strong, he can do anything, right? Could he punch someone so hard that they ended up in space? Let's do this.<p>How High Is Space? …