Mary Fry

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Ew, A Chair 3-D Printed Out Of Fungus

Fungus as furniture was once reserved for storybooks. Now, a Dutch designer 3-D prints mushrooms and plant matter in a formula for a more sustainable future. Gross or awesome?<p>In children’s storybooks, mushrooms often make great furniture for tiny creatures like fairies, gnomes, and toads (hence …

3D Imaging Not Just Copies

Adam Metallo, 3D Program Officer, Smithsonian Institution:<p>"3D scanning tools is one tool in our toolbox to investigate an object in a more specific way. We don't make copies of objects. We're essentially, to put it dryly, collecting lots and lots of measurements of an object. We take millions and …

Unlikely: The Impossible and Improbable Objects of Giuseppe Colarusso | Colossal

<p>In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either …

How We Remember To Remember

The way our brain handles remembering to remember something, called prospective memory, has been somewhat of a mystery to scientists, until now.<p>"Remind me not to forget…" I often say to my roommate. My phone charger. The sandwich I made to take to work. The bill I need to put in the mail.<p>The way …

Grilling Without Aluminum Foil

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Aluminum foil isn't the only answer to grilling delicate or small items.</i><p>Summer …

Tea Party: 3 Summery Iced Tea Drinks to Sip on Before Summer's Over

Guys, I've found my summer fling, and I think it's getting serious—we might actually make it past Labor Day. Ahem, I'm talking about tea, of course. Recently, I made the switch to ordering tea instead whenever I'm out on a coffee run, and I've been loving my daily tea time. Too-strong coffee makes …