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This NYC skyscraper will clean the air "at a rate of 500 trees"

This new condominium building in New York City will actually clean the air. 570 Broome, designed by Tahir Demircioglu of Builtd, will be wrapped with …

Skyscrapers

Best List: Shure MV51 is a tough, versatile microphone for iPhone field recordings [Review]

Best List: MV51 microphone by Shure<p>Looking like something Elvis Presley would rock, the Shure MV51 is a handsome, retro-styled microphone well-suited to podcasting with an iPad or iPhone. Sturdy and portable, I find it great for recording on the go. It’s small enough to throw into a jacket pocket …

Smart doorbell owners saw video from other houses thanks to a weird bug

Creeping on total strangers in 1080p<p>Sometimes the wheels can just come off this whole internet of things... thing. When cameras are talking to the cloud, there's room for them to make mistakes, and these devices are filming pieces of your private life so that can be a little worrisome. …

Smart Homes

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

Prynt: Transforming an iPhone Into a Polaroid

Two months ago, I previewed in this column several new future-like, functional iPhone cases that were soon coming to market. One of them, the Prynt Case, has hit virtual store shelves. Essentially, it’s a one-inch thick sleeve that your iPhone slides into (note: There is also a version for Samsung …

Mobile Photography

Downsizing down under: Sustainable Melbourne home responds to urban sprawl

Austin Maynard Architects (formerly Andrew Maynard Architects) was commissioned to build a home with "just the right amount of space." Taking the …

Neuroscience and the premature death of the soul

Twenty years ago, Tom Wolfe made predictions about how advances in neuroscience would transform our understanding of human behaviour. So, how much did he get right?<p>Exactly 20 years ago, Tom Wolfe wrote one of the most influential articles in neuroscience. Titled Sorry, But Your Soul Just Died, the …

Wolfe

A 19-year-old made a free robot lawyer that has appealed $3 million in parking tickets

Hiring a lawyer for a parking-ticket appeal is not only a headache, but it can also cost more than the ticket itself. Depending on the case and the lawyer, an appeal — a legal process where you argue out of paying the fine — can cost between $400 to $900.<p>But with the help of a robot made by British …

Chatbots

Traveling artist paints breathtaking scenes in her Moleskine journals

American artist Missy Dunaway has found an unconventional canvas on which to creatively document her two years of travel.<p>For nine years, Dunaway has …

Art

Here's the best way to make every photo you snap beautiful — on any device

Photography is hard. And all the jabber out there doesn't make it easier.<p>If you read some blogs, you'll end up believing that it's impossible to get a good shot unless you're working in manual mode. Some insist you only <i>ever</i> shoot RAW files. Others obsess over finding the perfect camera. And all of …

Mobile Photography

MoMA Offers Free Online Photography Course – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

MOMA

by OjO Magico Art interview[[MORE]]An short talk with Alf from OjO Magico Art and a selection of his fantastic work, enjoy! See more at instagram.com/ojo_magico_art In a few words, tell us a little...

An short talk with Alf from OjO Magico Art and a selection of his fantastic work, enjoy!<br>See more at instagram.com/ojo_magico_art<p><b>In a few words, tell</b> …

Sensor-1 is the highly versatile security device you can stick onto anything

We all need security, whether for keeping an eye on your house when you’re gone, making sure nobody rifles through your files or opens up your laptop …

RIP Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, The Last Member Of Apollo 14

Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell passed away on February 4th, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his mission to the moon. He was 85 years …

Products

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What really matters at the end of life

At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it's simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a hospice and palliative medicine …

Detroit man crashes car, dies while watching porn on phone

Unfortunately setting a new record for distracted driving, a 58-year-old Detroit man crashed his car and died this weekend while allegedly watching …

Autonomous Cars

5 Design Resolutions for 2016 to Make Today

<b>“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”</b> — Oprah Winfrey<p>While Oprah probably said this in reference to self-improvement, why …

Oprah Winfrey

Feature Wall Ideas to Showcase Your Style

You’ve probably heard the term “feature wall,” and your common-sense definition probably isn’t too far off. But what exactly is this wall, and why …

Interior Design

What Do We Know about the Newfound Planet Nine?

Most of us grew up <i>knowing</i> there were nine planets in our solar system. Now there are eight. In 2006 Pluto was reclassified (some might say “demoted”) …

Astronomy

This French Street Artist Is Making Boring Buildings Beautiful

The walls you see here could easily be boring slabs of concrete or brick. But in the talented hands of French street artist Julien Malland, the walls …

Murals

The Case of the So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Weirder

It’s probably not aliens. Seriously guys, it’s very, <i>very</i> unlikely that it’s aliens. But the weird, flickering star known as KIC 8462852 still isn’t …

Look inside a houseboat designed for a family that wanted to be living and floating on the water

BYTR architecten designed this houseboat, located on a canal in Utrecht, The Netherlands.<p>When asked by their clients to design the ark, they …

Food & Dining

This pill may be a cure for radiation poisoning

Chemist Rebecca Abergel and her colleagues have found a way to remove radioactive contaminants from the body. Now they are trying to put their …

hair loss

Spectacular Camera Drone Footage of New Year’s Fireworks Over Lima | Colossal

<p>Right at midnight on New Year’s Eve, photographer Jeff Cremer sent his camera drone up into the skies above Lima, Peru to capture the sights and …

Drones

'Pinch and park': Car thieves' new tactic to avoid being snared by tracking devices

Home Office report says criminals are stealing cars and leaving them in a safe place for several days in case police are watching GPS-tracking data<p>Car thieves have developed a new tactic to avoid arrest after stealing cars which may have been fitted with a tracking device, an official report has …

Biologist: We're Completey Unprepared to Handle a Zombie Outbreak

A zombie virus may not be at the top of your list of likely apocalypses, but I think we can all agree that it would suck to get caught unprepared. …

Space