Pascal Claivaz

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Trillions upon trillions of viruses fall from the sky each day, but little is known about their realm

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from …

Biology

Squeeze up! The latest Skyrider airplane seat still looks really uncomfortable

As if flying in coach wasn’t already challenging enough, there’s a company out there that could make the experience even more of a squeeze if …

Un pourboire de 2000 dollars dans un restaurant de Chicago

Pour la plupart des Américains, un bon pourboire dans un restaurant, c'est au maximum 20% de l'addition. Mais que dire d'un pourboire de 260% ?<p>C'est …

Scientists create mutant enzymes that eat plastic bottles

A possible solution to the world's plastic pollution problem was created by accident.<p>Mutants exist and they're helping to save the planet.<p>OK, not <i>those</i> kinds of mutants. But these are equally cool.<p>An international team of scientists has created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drink bottles, …

Cambridge Analytica

Après la raclée face au PSG, l'AS Monaco va rembourser les supporters

LE SCAN SPORT -<p>Humilié avec ses joueurs face au Paris SG dimanche soir au Parc des Princes (7-1), le vice-président monégasque Vadim Vasilyev avait …

HP is jumping into the legal marijuana industry with a technology that could change the way people buy weed — and it's a first for Silicon Valley

Hewlett-Packard, a computer industry pioneer, is cashing in on the marijuana "green rush."<p>In a first for the fledgling marijuana industry, HP will start providing registers preinstalled with software made for marijuana businesses.<p>The $35 billion enterprise company, which sells and installs complex …

Cannabis

Anne Hildago inaugure la première ferme urbaine...en sous-sol

FIGARO DEMAIN - Après les nombreux potagers urbains, les moutons sur le périphérique pour entretenir les chaussées ou encore les murs végétalisés, la …

These Absurdly Awkward Russian Wedding Photos Will Have You Laughing All Day

It could be argued that wedding photos are awkward by nature. But these Russian wedding photos take things to a whole new level.<p>They've gone beyond …

Weddings

Fisherman pulls 98 live babies out of dead shark

This is the incredible moment a fisherman performs a C-section on a dead shark – and releases 98 live babies back into the wild.<p>Mathew Orlov carried …

Zoology

Chinese baby born 4 years after parents died in a car crash

The child was born after grandparents won a legal battle to use their children's embryos.<p>Four years after his parents died in a car crash, a boy in China was born using a surrogate mother and embryos frozen before, the BBC reports.<p>Tiantian was born to a surrogate mother from Laos.<p>His parents had …

Blood Tests

Artist Uses 120 Marker Pens to Create Swirling Landscape Drawings Inside a Dome

Brazilian-born visual artist Oscar Oiwa is globally recognized for creating fully immersive installation art made from 360-degree drawings. For his latest piece, titled <i>Oscar Oiwa in Paradise – Drawing the Ephemeral</i>, the artist used 120 black marker pens to adorn an entire inflatable dome with …

Art

Credit card signatures are ending in the US on April 13th

Please don’t sign on the dotted line<p>Credit card signatures are about to become a thing of the past, with American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover — the four major US credit card companies — set to do away with the requirement for signatures on in-store purchases in the coming days. American …

Identity Theft

Chine: un bébé naît 4 ans après la mort de ses parents

Un bébé est né en Chine quatre ans après la mort de ses parents, ses grands-parents ayant pu récupérer un embryon implanté ensuite chez une mère …

Researchers trained an AI to create Flintstones cartoons

Machines are quickly bridging the creative gap between human and artificial intelligence. Last year we were amazed by Nvidia’s AI’s ability to generate realistic images of fake people, but yesterday a group of researchers unveiled one capable of making original videos of “The Flintstones” from text …

Artificial Intelligence

Airbus is going to start putting sleeping berths in cargo holds

From 2020, Airbus has announced that it will be giving airlines the option of adding even more sleeping areas to its A330 family of aircraft. But …

Airbus

Lucasfilm a cloné (numériquement) tous les acteurs de Star Wars

<b>Tout le monde a été</b> <b>numérisé, juste au cas où.</b><p>"Star Wars VII : Le Réveil de la Force" (© Lucasfilm / Disney)<p>On sait que <i>Star Wars</i> use et abuse de la …

L’histoire du bocal de cornichons posé au bord d’une autoroute du Missouri

<b>Après la creepypasta du Slender Man, le mystère du bocal de cornichons.</b><p>Photo issue du groupe Facebook Team Pickle. (© Barb Steen)<p>Autoradio à fond, …

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

California

25 Backsplash Ideas For Your Kitchen Renovation

An interesting backsplash can take your kitchen from average to extraordinary.

Kitchens

Apple facilities now use 100 percent clean energy

Apple is patting itself on the back for hitting its goal of 100 percent clean energy. All of the tech company's facilities around the world are …

Renewable Energy

Game of Thrones : une scène de bataille de la saison 8 a nécessité 55 nuits de tournage !

<b>Game of Thrones</b> reviendra l’année prochaine au travers d’une huitième et dernière saison attendue de pieds fermes par tous les fans de la série. Si …

La Chine a commencé à classer ses citoyens selon un système de crédit social

Les réalisateurs de Black Mirror l’avaient imaginé, la Chine l’a fait. Le gouvernement chinois est en train de mettre en place un système de « …

The beginner’s guide to backpacking

Spring has arrived and with it, the inevitable urge to get out into the wilderness. One of the burning questions a lot of weekend warriors tend to …

Backpacking

Un poisson aux dents humaines a été retrouvé en Indonésie

En matière de bizarreries, la bonne vieille mère nature n’en finira jamais de nous surprendre. C’est avec surprise que les habitants de Kimindores, …

Le FBI a élucidé un mystère entourant une momie de 4000 ans

En 1915, une équipe de chercheurs, dirigée par les archéologues Hanford Lyan Story et George Reisner, a entrepris d’explorer les falaises de Deir …

Les astuces magiques pour conserver les aliments plus longtemps

Trop grosses portions au restaurant ou à la cantine, aliments périmés ou gâtés, packaging inconsommable pour les personnes seules, en France, chaque …

Woman Sues Restaurant for $50K, Says 'Dangerous' Lasagna Ruined Her Life

She says that since her encounter with the dish, she has endured great pain, medical expenses, and mental anguish.<p>When an Illinois woman ordered a lasagna at a restaurant in the suburbs, she didn’t expect her meal to come with a side of “tortious conduct.” But she probably didn’t expect that her …

Cooking

Facebook : vous allez enfin savoir si vos données ont été aspirées par Cambridge Analytica

<b>Lundi 9 avril, Facebook va commencer à déployer le système qui lui permettra d’avertir les utilisateurs dont les données ont été récupérées par la</b> …

Catas­trophe ! Céline Dion pour­rait ne plus JAMAIS chan­ter selon sa coach vocale

Publié le lundi 9 avril 2018 à 16:52 par Yohann TURI<p>La nouvelle risque de vous lais­ser sans voix, et vous n’êtes pas les seuls. Atteinte …

L’Ecole-club Migros forme les futurs citoyens suisses

Dans la salle numéro 205 de l’École-club Migros à Lausanne, douze personnes prennent part à un cours un peu spécial en ce samedi matin. Ils ne sont …