Eric Hertenstein

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The Future of Web Development - React, Falcor, and ES6

In this article, I’m going provide a glimpse into the future of web development. You will gain a new perspective on structuring a user interface, …

Configuring sass with your nodejs applications

6:16 AM JavaScript, Node.js, Tutorials<p>Ryan If you have spent any sig­nif­i­cant amount of time writ­ing CSS, you would have real­ized by now that …

The Great 'Beyond': Contemplating Life, Sex And Elevators In Space

The possibility of humans colonizing outer space may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but British astronomer Chris Impey says that if the U.S. were pumping more money into the space program, the sci-fi fantasy would be well on its way to reality.<p>"I think we might actually be living on the …

The ‘publish or perish’ culture within science skews the research literature towards positive results. But negative findings matter too and new open access publications are helping researchers to give a fuller account of themselves<p>The latest paper from my group, published just over a week ago in …

Clinical Trials

Artist Sipho Mabona Successfully Folds Life-sized Origami Elephant from Single Sheet of Paper | Colossal

<p>Following a successful campaign on Indiegogo which raised nearly $26,000, artist Sipho Mabona followed through on his promise to fold a life-sized …

Google network learns to play Space Invaders in breakthrough for artificial intelligence

The DQN network learned how to play classic video games including Space Invaders and Breakout without programming<p>Artificial intelligence has taken a major step forward after Google created a network which learned to play a range of computer games on its own without being pre-programmed.<p>The Deep Q …

Artificial Intelligence

A Countryside Sliding Glass House Designed by dRMM | Colossal

<p>Appearing as an oversized red barn, architecture and design studio dRMM‘s Sliding House has a much more complex facade than its doppleganger’s …

Ceramic vases, 'Blue Atitlan' (pair)

Ceramic vases (Pair), 'Blue Atitlan'<p>Product ID: U15163<p>5.0 (artist rating)<p>This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 …

Ceramics

Ceramic figurine, 'Sleepy Owl'

Handmade Ceramic Owl Figurine, 'Plump Owl'<p>Product ID: U19746<p>5.0 (artist rating)<p>This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks.<p>…

Ceramics

'3-D Cutter' Othermill Goes On Sale

Othermills work like the opposite of 3-D printers, cutting material away instead of building it up.<p>You can think of an Othermill as the opposite of a 3-D printer. Instead of building up objects from raw materials, Othermills create objects by cutting away a larger block of material into something …

18 New York hacks to make your life easier

From the best days to hit up museums in NYC to making reservations at the best restaurants in NYC or scoring last-minute Broadway tickets, these …

Exploding Stellar Fireball Caught On Camera For The First Time

Astronomers have captured the first timelapse images of a thermonuclear fireball exploding out of a nova star, allowing them to track the event as it happened.<p>An international team of researchers worked together to map the nova eruption, a baby brother to a supernova explosion, and publish the …

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Elon Musk has met a technology he doesn't like.<p>Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.<p>Elon Musk<p>He told an audience at MIT on Friday that "we should be very careful about …

Chemists Find A New Chemical Bond

Forming it requires replacing atoms' electrons with more exotic sub-atomic particles.<p>Fresh evidence suggests there exists a type of chemical bond that nobody has ever seen before, <i>Chemistry World</i> reports.<p>Not that they haven't looked. In the early 1980s, chemists searched for--but couldn't …

Deepwater Horizon spill left an oil ring the size of Rhode Island at the bottom of the sea, study says

There's an oil ring the size of Rhode Island at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico and researchers say it belongs to oil company BP. According to a study published yesterday in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, about 10 million gallons of coagulated oil now coats the sea floor, …

Infographic: Education Crisis in Syria

Syria was a leader in basic education in the region before the crisis began in 2011: an estimated 97% of primary school-age children were enrolled in …

Syria's children suffer, and the world just shrugs

The world has devoted a great deal of diplomatic energy to securing Syria's chemical weapons. It has yet to do the same for securing Syria's children.<p>Their future is as important for international security and stability, even if the consequences of inaction will take far longer to be seen and …

How Important Is A Bee?

This is an alarming story, not because it ends badly. It's alarming because it ends well. It shouldn't have, but it did, and biologists (and especially conservationists) now have a puzzle to ponder.<p>The story begins in central China, in an apple-growing region called Maoxian County, near the city of …

The Week In Numbers: The Rise Of Bed Bugs, A Portable X-Ray Machine, And More

<b>2,500 mph</b>: the speed attained this year by the six-passenger Virgin Galactic/Scaled Composites Spaceship Two, the first commercial spacecraft to exceed Mach 1<p><b>99 percent</b>: the portion of American exterminators that have encountered bed bug infestations in the past year, up from only 11 percent more …

Week in Photos: December 7, 2013

Lens<p>From anti-government protests in Kiev and Bangkok to second dog Sunny knocking over a toddler at the White House, a look at the most striking …