Pankaj Bhargava

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15 Intimate Portraits of Lions

Cecil’s death has focused attention on wildlife crime. Lions aren’t the only threatened species. But they may well be the most charismatic.<p>The recent killing of Cecil the Lion, just one of one of many illegally hunted big cats, has put new emphasis on the destructive force of wildlife crime. It has …

Prometheus unbound

PROMETHEUS, a Titan bound to a rock by Zeus, endured the daily torture of an eagle feasting on his liver, only to have the organ regrow each night. …

Stem Cells

Google expands internet access with balloons

Google reveals plans to send hot air balloons to the edge of space to boost web access.<p>Google Inc has launched a small network of balloons over the Southern Hemisphere in an experiment it hopes could bring reliable internet access to the world's most remote regions, the company said.<p>The pilot …

Qatar’s Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Clock Tower Penthouse in Brooklyn Stuns With Timeless Views Of NYC Skyline

The iconic New York City skyline is obviously one of the most recognizable sights on the planet. The glittering lights and the never-ending rush give …

The future of buildings: coming soon, the house that can repair itself How self-healing concrete and 3D printing will transform buildings and many other sectors besides http://bit.ly/19zymQQ Photograph: Softkill Design

Empire State Building to Be Sold to Public in $4.2B IPO

The Empire State Building's shareholders today approved the sale of the New York City landmark to the public in an IPO valued at $4.2 billion, …

What If Everything We Think We Know About Nutrition and Obesity Is Wrong?

What's really driving our scourge of obesity and its related metabolic diseases, including diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, and heart disease? For starters, what if all of our efforts to fight weight gain have been based on inconclusive science? What if our "treatment" is then incorrect, …

As robots get smarter, they’ll be pouring our coffee (and beer)

Humanoid robots. Useful in theory, not so much in practice. They’re kind of creepy, too. But if you’re desperate to have a silicon-powered helper …

Husband and wife architects create the Sugar Lab, a foundry for 3D printed sweets - http://tcrn.ch/113k01F

Japanese octogenarian breaks Everest record

An 80-year-old Japanese mountain climber who has had four heart surgeries has reached the top of Everest, becoming the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain.<p>Yuichiro Miura, who took the standard southeast ridge route pioneered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay 60 years ago, …

Avoiding the pitfalls of texting and walking

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/981000/981312_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534400663_57531d7105a1567551e4fc946de74258<p><b>Walking and texting is leading to a spate of collision-related injuries. Could a new app be the answer?</b><p>We've all done it. You're walking down the …

Horrifying moment base jumper plummets 1,000ft after parachute fails – and survives

Terrifying footage has emerged of a base jumper plunging 1,000 feet to the ground after his parachute malfunctions.<p>Matthew Gough can be heard making …

Flying Cars Coming Soon?

John McGinnis has spent more than two decades teaching himself aeronautical engineering and thinks he has the answer to the flying cars dilemma. …

US Requires the Removal of 3D Gun Instructions

Defense Distributed is a non-profit organization out of Texas that made headlines recently for posting the first video on Youtube of a live firing 3D …

Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet

On May 9th, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission said they’re planning on auctioning the right to use new airwaves that would improve …