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The Subtractive Canvases and Street Art of Pejac | Colossal

<p>Equally versatile in medium, canvas, and subject matter, Spanish artist Pejac seems comfortable working on the smallest drawing to the largest …

Robinhood’s pitch to millennials: free stock trading

Robinhood.io isn’t your parents’ stock broker.<p>The startup has raised $3 million in seed funding for its mobile stock brokerage app that will offer stock, options, and corporate bonds trading to its members, and will do so without a commission.<p>This is a pivot for Robinhood, which initially launched …

Four-Wheeled Future: Volkswagen Builds the World’s Most Fuel-Efficient Car, but You Can’t Buy It

The VW XL1 is a paragon of petroleate parsimony, wringing from a gallon of gas a travel distance of 261 miles. Just to put that in perspective, that means that this two-seat, limited-production, diesel/electric-hybrid automobile can go <i>three times</i> as far on four quarts of compressed dinosaur juice …

The Geometric Artwork of Andy Gilmore | Colossal

<p>Rochester-based artist Andy Gilmore turns math into art, creating hypnotizing and kaledscopic patterns that are heavily influenced by patterns he …

The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …

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'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

Does A $347 3-D Printer Mean The Future Is Here? Or Just Paper-Thin Progress?

Now on Kickstarter, the Buccaneer is designed for easy at-home use, costs less than an iPhone–and just might make or break our collective dream of technology.<p>The magic words, or magic number-plus-letter, of our technological fantasies to date are: 3-D. The 3-D printer is this year’s collective …

What the future of mobile keyboards will look like

<i>Parham Aarabi is a professor at the University of Toronto and CEO of ModiFace. We’ll be talking about mobile user experience and more at VentureBeat MobileBeat conference in San Francisco, Calif. July 9-10.</i><p>It’s the one thing that we do most on mobile devices that often is the most annoying: typing. …

Live from Space, It’s the Videos of Chris “Space Oddity” Hadfield

Human Journey<p>Ground control to Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield: Your videos from the space station really make the grade, especially your music video in which you sing David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and send your guitar for a floating journey. And the papers want to know: “What other videos have …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

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Laser Cutting 3D Objects - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

When think of what a laser cutter can do you normally think of cutting things and etching surfaces. I never would have thought of making something 3D …

Money Shredding Alarm Clock Project - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you have trouble getting out of bed a bed shaker alarm might be a bit extreme, you might be just fine if there is a bit of money on the line if …

Cyclops Wireless Keyboard Review

Adversity makes for a good teacher. In my case, a recent fire in my apt building has forced me into temporary housing where my Mac Pro is my only …

Flotspotting: Marc Levinson and Protos 3D-Printed Eyewear

The 'clever material swap' gets to be a bit trendy in the industrial design game after awhile. We usually have trouble to finding projects that both …

More Digitally Fabricated Records: Listen to the Velvet Underground on Laser Cut Maple

We were pretty impressed with Amanda Ghassaei's 3D-printed records, but apparently the Tech Editor at Instructables isn't content to blow our minds …

Grimes Highlights Sexism In The Music Industry In Must-Read Tumblr Post

If you only read one lengthy Tumblr post by an up-and-coming musician this year, make it Grimes’. Last night, the Vancouver-native, who released one of 2012’s best albums in <i>Visions</i> (think: Mariah Carey gone electro-pop), wrote a post on her public diary entitled “I don’t want to have to compromise …

How are humans going to become extinct?

<b>What are the greatest global threats to humanity? Are we on the verge of our own unexpected extinction?</b><p>An international team of scientists, mathematicians and philosophers at Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute is investigating the biggest dangers.<p>And they argue in a research paper, …

Gorgeous kinetic sculptures that mimic the flight of birds by Bob Potts. Wish you could see this in motion here on Facebook, but watch this (and many more of his pieces) move on Colossal: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/03/amazing-kinetic-sculptures-by-bob-potts

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