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How the Internet of Things Will Upend Retirement

JOSEPH COUGHLIN: The Internet of Things, where all things around you, on you and, soon, in you, begin to talk, offers great potential to improve how well we will live in retirement and older age.

Internet of Things

Interview: Rick Smolan’s Journey Across the Outback

In 1977, National Geographic sent photographer Rick Smolan to document Robyn Davidson as she made a solo 1,700 mile trek across the Australian …

'Inside Tracks' is a beautiful coffee-table book about the Australian movie: book to movie guide

"Tracks" is a gorgeous movie, a quiet wonder about a young woman's solo trek across 1,700 miles of Australian desert, accompanied only by a dog and …

Recreating One Woman’s 1,700-Mile Walkabout In “Tracks”

Director John Curran talks about the particular challenges of shooting in the desert (with camel co-stars) for Tracks.<p>Shooting for eight weeks in the desert, director John Curran had no problem putting Mia Wasikowska through her paces for <i>Tracks</i>, which tells the true story of Robyn Davidson’s 1977 …

Edward Norton

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Review: Tracks (2014)

<b>* * *</b><p><b>Director:</b> John Curran <b><br>Starring:</b> Mia Wasikowska<p>In 1977 Robyn Davidson walked 1,700 miles from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean, crossing deserts, …

Will 3D Printing Change The World?

<i>Will 3D Printing Change The World?</i> by Brad Hart<p>Imagine you’re steaming across the Pacific Ocean on a container ship on a great circle course to the San
 Francisco sea buoy. The sea is confused and you’ve been running the ship’s slow speed diesel
 engine hard to meet your ETA. The vibration …

Researchers 3-D Print Liver-Like Device to Detoxify Blood

In an initial study, nanoparticles completely neutralized toxins in vitro.<p>Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a 3-D-printed device that can detoxify blood in much the same manner as the liver, using nanoparticles to lure and trap toxins that damage cells.<p>The “biomimetic 3D detoxifier” is …