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The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

La Vespa, de 1943 à nos jours

Pour rendre hommage à l'illustre ligne de scooters Vespa, l'agence créative parisienne Nomoon a imaginé une courte animation. En 1min30 "Vespalogy" …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Fauteuil Club en cuir style Art Déco : Savoy Chair

Pour siroter votre bière japonaise tranquillement, que diriez-vous de vous installer confortablement dans ce fauteuil club en cuir Savoy ? Inspiré …

Formula 1 Pit Stops: 1950 vs. Today

A Formula 1 pit stop in the 1950s took about a minute (this one was like 65 seconds). We can’t even figure out how to get the spare tire out of our …

Herb-crusted leg of lamb with red wine gravy

Thanks to a breadcrumb coating made with parsley, mint, rosemary and garlic, this roast joint is a cut above the rest<p>Ingredients<p>2¼kg leg of lamb<br>• 3 …

Think You Know Basic Physics? This Balloon Will Prove You Wrong

When you have a balloon floating in a car and start driving, instead of getting thrown back, it actually flies forward. What? Are balloons immune to …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Avec l’Oculus Rift, même désamorcer une bombe a l’air sympa ! | Journal du Geek

L’<b>Oculus Rift</b> nous étonne de jour en jour grâce aux multiples possibilités de gameplays qu’il semble pouvoir offrir. Cette dernière est bien …

Put On This Virtual Reality Helmet, Then Swap Your Gender

Could virtual reality help us step into the shoes of someone else?<p>The virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is a marvel of interactive immersion for gaming: throw it on, and instead of using the medium of a controller or keyboard, it's actually _you _controlling the action. But, thought experiment: …

21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013

If only Isaac Asimov could see us now. There's an old saying that science fiction is really just predicting — or helping prevent — the future.

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[Infographie] 61,5% du trafic internet ne serait pas d'origine humaine

61,5% du trafic internet mondial ne serait pas d’origine humaine en 2013 selon une étude réalisée par Incapulsa, une société spécialisée dans la …

We come from the future.

Facebook disclosed a new “bug” on Monday that temporarily let some users who’d been blocked on the service send messages to the people who had …

Game Controller Lets You Feel The Weight Of Virtual Objects

Closing soon on Kickstarter, the Reactive Grip tricks your muscles into thinking they're in more than just a game.<p>Controller feedback hasn't changed that much since the days of the Nintendo 64: something happens to your on-screen virtual avatar, and the controller rumbles in your hands to alert …

2013's Most Popular Songs In Epic One Video

Now even if you're not an avid fan of the music of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber you have to appreciate the incredible editing skills on …

[#Ressources] PSD mockup cartes de visite Letterpress

14 novembre 2013<p>Il y a quelques jours je vous proposais un PSD de mise en situation de cartes de visite, aujourd’hui je vous propose un joli mockup …

A renewed war on powerful pain meds threatens to hurt patients

Pharmacies say tougher policies are designed to prevent abuse, but critics say they go too far<p><i>A pile of oxycodone, a highly addictive, schedule II controlled pain medication. (Flickr /</i> <i>Be.Futureproof</i><i>)</i><p>Evan Blass is in pain, and it won't go away. Blass, 35, is the man behind @evleaks, a widely …

New Speeding Through NYC Oil Paintings by Alexandra Pacula

Artist Alexandra Pacula has just released a new set of work for a solo show at Might Tanaka Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Called “veloCity,” the exhibition consists of both paintings and drawings that show love to one of the greatest metropolises in the world. In her oil paintings, New York City …

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Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Might Be The Best Thing Ever

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I admit it: I was a hot avocado snob. Look around you, I'm sure you know one. I'm talking about people who scoff at the idea of serving avocado at any temperature other than cool. People who hear of tempura-fried …

Heavy smokers cut down or quit after magnetic brain stimulation, study finds

Heavy smokers who regularly puffed more than a packet of cigarettes a day cut down or quit for six months after their brains were stimulated with magnets, researchers say.<p>The apparent success of the simple procedure has led the scientists to organise a large-scale trial which will launch early next …

Horloge de gare vintage des années 40

A l’heure du tout numérique, une bonne vieille horloge avec de bonnes vieilles aiguilles à l’ancienne, ça peut paraître paradoxal, mais ça rassure. …

Rétro-phoning : No Way ou Yeeaaah ? (#196)

Mon premier portable, je l’ai eu à 17 ans, c’était un gros Nokia 6110 turquoise qui pèse une tonne comparé aux smartphones actuels. La bonne …

Electric Brain Stimulation Helps Rats With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk

The discovery could hold promise for paralyzed patients.<p>Stimulating a set of neurons deep in the brain has allowed rats with severe spinal cord injuries to walk almost normally again, a group of Swiss researchers reports in <i>Science Translational Medicine</i> this week. The rats were not completely …

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How Dick Cheney Took His Heart Offline To Thwart Hackers

It sounds like science fiction, and was actually a plot on Homeland, but he's not wrong.<p>Former Vice President Dick Cheney worried about a cyber attack against his heart. The 72-year-old man has a pacemaker to regulate his heartbeat, and in 2007 he took an unusual step: he asked his doctors to …

An Interactive Map Of The Brain

Time to play "name that cortex."<p>Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements? No? Take a look at this handy interactive infographic created by Open Colleges, an Australian …

Law of Urination: All Mammals Take 21 Seconds to Urinate

Patricia Yang and colleagues at Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered the Law of Urination, which states that it takes about 21 seconds for …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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