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Las imágenes más espectaculares que nos dejó el eclipse total de Sol

Los usuarios de Instagram son una de las mejores ventanas para ver el eclipse total de sol al otro lado del mundo.<p>En la última tarde/noche/mañana (y …

5 manuscritos antiquísimos que deberías conocer (y leer)

Con la imprenta nacieron los libros, pero no la difusión de ideas y conceptos a través de la escritura. Una actividad que se remonta a miles de años …

Articles about lighting-fixture-inspired-high-stakes-heist-ph-artichoke on Dwell.com - Dwell

Commissioned for a restaurant in 1958, the PH Artichoke lamp by Poul Henningsen has become a fixture in modern spaces.<p>It’s known around the world as the “Artichoke” but in Denmark, where it originated, Poul Henningsen’s iconic lighting fixture is...<p>Tired of being terrestrially housebound? Four …

High-speed Rail

Commercial Drone Rules To Limit Their Weight, Speed And Altitude

<i>Updated at 2:10 p.m. ET</i><p>The Federal Aviation Administration has released long-awaited draft rules on the operation of pilotless drones, opening the nation's airspace to the commercial possibilities of the burgeoning technology, but not without restrictions.<p>In short, the proposed rules that have been …

To Keep Bacteria Off Medical Devices, Coat Them In This Slippery Liquid

Back off bacteria, you'll get no traction here<p>With antibiotic resistant microbes on the rise, plenty of researchers are looking into ways of thwarting the stubborn little devils. Scientists are working on everything, from air cocoons and electrical implants, to many other complicated alternatives. …

Medical Technology

Britain Launches First Driverless Car—And It’s Precious

Google's self-driving cars face some cute competition<p>Britain’s first driverless car doesn’t look like a car at all. The electric-powered LUTZ Pathfinder launched Wednesday, wandering the sidewalks of London’s Greenwich neighborhood, and it’s closer in appearance to a runaway cockpit of a small …

Autonomous Cars

Intricately Carved 16-Century Prayer Nuts Open to Reveal Incredibly Detailed Scenes

A prayer nut was an extravagant, intricately carved boxwood carving from the Middle Ages that could be carried and used for private devotion. Owned mainly by the wealthy in northern Europe, a prayer nut was as much a status symbol as a sign of faith, as only those with money could afford them.<p>The …

Dinosaurs Likely Ate Fungus Linked (Distantly) To LSD

Part of a balanced Cretaceous breakfast<p>What do the Salem witch trials, LSD, and dinosaurs have in common? They all have some connection to ergot, a fungus known to cause hallucinations, poisoning, and other terrible symptoms both in humans and animals. The ergot fungus grows on grains and grasses …

Dinosaurs

Lurching Start for Tesla in China

BEIJING — For $104,000, Yu Hangmei expected a car that could, at the very least, be driven. What Ms. Yu said she got instead was a new electric Tesla Model S sedan and a malfunctioning charging station.<p>While driving through her town in coastal Zhejiang Province recently, Ms. Yu, 45, realized that …

Inside The 'Europa Clipper' Mission That NASA Is Planning To Send Past Jupiter

Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there<p>On Monday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden gave an exciting update on the state of America's space agency, detailing the Obama Administration’s proposal to give NASA $18.5 billion for the …

Astronomy

How Smart Is Your Artificial Intelligence?

Book smart ≠ Street smart<p>In 1950, Alan Turing, a pioneer of artificial intelligence (AI), proposed what’s now known as the Turing Test—an evaluation of a machine’s ability to behave like a human. Though there’s still plenty of room to improve, many AI systems are nearing Turing’s benchmark. And as …

Artificial Intelligence

Everything You Need To Know About 2015's Weirdest And Wackiest Health Trends

A few years ago, if you told your friends that you were drinking charcoal, going to 7 a.m. raves and drinking bone broth, they probably would have looked at you like you were crazy. There's no doubt that these activities still seem a little strange, but they're also considered healthy (at least by …

Coconut

The Forgotten Artifacts Neil Armstrong Brought Back From The Moon

His widow discovered a bag in his closet, soon after his death. It seems no one else knew about it, until now.<p>Neil Armstrong, it seems, forgot an important purse in his closet. The white cloth bag, of a type known among astronauts as a McDivitt Purse, held tools, a tether Armstrong used to rest his …

Space Science

Tag: Kitchens

Remodeling 101: Ceiling-Mounted Recessed Kitchen Vents<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>Kitchen of the Week: Tiny Kitchens from Japan, Micro Apartment Edition<p>by …

Home Improvement

New Beautifully Scripted 3D Calligraphy Illusions by Tolga Girgin

Turkey-based electrical engineer and graphic designer Tolga Girgin puts a unique twist on the art of calligraphy with his beautifully scripted letters that appear three-dimensional. Many of his creations may look like they were crafted from strips of paper that were cut and folded to pop off the …

Typography

See Art Kane's Most Memorable Music Portraits

On a Sunday morning in August 1958, Art Kane waited on E. 126th Street in Harlem. He was waiting for Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, …

Art

Russian Photographer Creates Stunning Visual Narratives Inspired by Fairytales

Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm of photorealism, Kareva immerses her beautiful subjects in fantastical scenes that look straight …

Photography

Stunning Photos of Incredibly Blue Glacier Caves in Iceland

Home to abundant waterfalls, mountains, volcanoes, fields, and glaciers, Iceland is a photographer's dream come true. Mechanical engineer and photographer Skarpi Thrainsson, who was born and raised in Iceland, showcases his love for his motherland's natural beauty in stunning landscape photos. …

Glaciers

¿Te has preguntado alguna vez qué hay al otro lado de la luna? (video)

Existe una cara "oculta de la luna", esa parte que no se puede ver desde nuestro principal punto de observación, la Tierra. Este hemisferio suele salir mucho menos en los libros, por lo que la NASA ha querido dedicarle una mención especial en un nuevo vídeo (no es ni mucho menos el primero) en el …

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New Drone Ambulance Concept Has Potential to Save Lives Faster

Gridlocked city streets, traffic signals and sirens become a non-issue in a design firm's conceptual plans for a drone ambulance. Argodesigns' lifelike renderings demonstrate how an ambulance made out of a drone could behave at accident scenes. Usefully, the drone could land in an area the size of …

Health Care

Esta app permite “auto limitar” el uso excesivo del smartphone

• Android<p>Cotidianamente puedes mirar la pantalla del smartphone docenas de veces; en algunas ocasiones realizas operaciones que te toman varios …