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Beautiful Houses: House Mosi

Today we will show you the beautiful house Mosi in Johannesburg, South Africa, a project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. This is a charming and …

Hit: Windows XP (2001)

Released in 2001, Windows XP proved popular enough to last a good decade. It was Microsoft's first mass-market OS to support Windows NT, a powerful multiprocessing, multi-user OS.

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Minecraft gets a complete re-creation of Denmark — yes, the entire country

They say it’s the happiest country on Earth, and now you can punch its trees.<p>Denmark’s Ministry of Environment has re-created the whole country in Minecraft, as first reported by Danish news site DR.dk. That’s right: The nation’s government has built a 1-to-1 replica using publicly available …

Being a Pokémon Trainer vs Being A Pet Owner

Pokémon games make being a Pokémon trainer look like an absolute fantasy—especially next to owning a real pet. And sure, there are some aspects about …

Minecraft: Explore Every Inch of Denmark

You can virtually walk around the whole country if you just have a terabyte of space to spare.<p>If you can't afford a plane ticket to Denmark, you can …

Hulu brings Chromecast-like screen-casting to video game consoles

Those that primarily watch Hulu Plus on a video game console can now trade their remote controls (or controllers) for a smartphone.<p>Today, the company rolled out a new “remote control experience” update that brings all of the screen-casting functionality from Hulu’s Chromecast app to the PlayStation …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Ryse: Son of Rome Duel of Fates DLC adds three new maps

Crytek's third add-on pack for its action-adventure game<i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i>, <i>Duel of Fates</i>, adds three new maps today for Xbox One, according to a post on Xbox Wire.<p>Those who pick up the pack can play two new arena maps, "Invictus" and "Barbarous," as well as survival map "Island." According to the …

Dogs likely originated in Europe more than 18,000 years ago

Wolves likely were domesticated by European hunter–gatherers more than 18,000 years ago and gradually evolved into dogs that became household pets, …

The Biggest Building In The Universe

Forget the mine’s-bigger-than-yours debate over the new World Trade Center. Humanity’s ultimate design will be building around the sun.<p>The amount of energy that the sun emits every second is nearly unfathomable. In just one second, the sun releases 4 decillion (or 4 million billion billion billion) …

Design-Your-Own Modular Motorola Phones Are One Step Closer To Becoming A Reality

Motorola Mobility, Google’s mobile phone division, is betting big on the consumer appeal of mass customization for the electronic devices that are by our sides all day and all night.<p>Its current offering, the Moto X, comes in 18 back colors, with 7 accent colors to choose from. The experimental …

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

Go From A Tropical Rainforest To An Arctic Wonderland In One Awesome Building

At the National Ecology Center in Seocheon, South Korea, visitors will soon be able to walk through more than 35,000 square feet of greenhouses mimicking the world’s most diverse ecosystems.<p>Called the Ecorium, and designed by Grimshaw Architects with S.A.M.O.O., this visitor’s center will consist …

How Chopsticks Were Invented

Created roughly 4,000-5,000 years ago in China, the earliest versions of something like chopsticks were used for cooking (they're perfect for …

A Cybernetic Implant That Repairs Brain Damage

There may be an answer for people suffering from traumatic brain injuries. It's a device called a brain-machine-brain interface — and it has the …

A note on those wiring diagrams

The paper that Geoff referred to a bit earlier today is Madhura Ingalhalikar et al., "Sex differences in the structural connectome of the human …

Central Nervous System

Philip Metzger's answer to How feasible is Elon Musk's idea to establish a colony on Mars in the 2020s?

I manage a NASA lab that develops tech for "living off the land" on the Moon or Mars or asteroids. That includes mining and processing local …

Scratch That: This Is The Apple IWatch Of Your Dreams

The number one thing all future wearable tech will need to abide by? You gotta look good.<p>Behold, this lovely Apple iWatch concept by San Francisco designer Todd Hamilton, which melds the sensibilities of Nike’s FuelBand with iOS. It piggybacks off an earlier design iteration by Thomas Bogner, who, …

Google’s Smart Contact Lens Project

Google is always up to something, and their latest dally into the tech space with their Smart Contact Lens proves that they’re not slowing down any …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

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Rolls-Royce Drone Ships Challenge $375 Billion Industry: Freight

In an age of aerial drones and driver-less cars, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc is designing unmanned cargo ships.<p>Rolls-Royce’s Blue Ocean development team …

'Three-parent babies' could be born in Britain next year

Britain is set to become the first country in the world to create babies with the DNA of three people after the government set out new draft regulations<p>The first three-parent babies could be born by 2015 after the government set out new draft regulations which will allow donor DNA from a 'second …

The Blood Harvest

Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology.<p>The thing about the blood that everyone notices first: It's blue, baby blue.<p>The marvelous thing about horseshoe crab blood, though, isn't the color. It's a chemical found only in …

The creator of 'Second Life' wants to look inside your brain with the Oculus Rift

The creator of <i>Second Life</i> is helping scientists explore your brain. Philip Rosedale has collabored with neuroscientists in California on a system that, as <i>Fast.Company</i> reports, offers a virtual reality tour of "a person’s brain reacting to stimuli in real time." It does this with the help of many …

The Chicken From Hell: ‘It would look like a really absurd, stretched-out chicken,’ scientist says

Scientists have discovered a freakish, birdlike species of dinosaur — 11 feet long, 500 pounds, with a beak, no teeth, a bony crest atop its head, …