Ryan Cosby

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How and Why We Age: The Power of Telomeres and Telomerase

Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.<p>The human body has 100 trillion highly-specialized cells. Each of these cells has sets …

Look, No Grid! NYC Reimagined As A Circular Metropolis

Mapmaker Max Roberts ditches New York’s linear grid for concentric circles in this new subway map.<p>Max Roberts really likes maps. Trained as a cognitive psychologist and a lecturer at the University of Essex, he began cultivating an immense knowledge of transit maps nearly 15 years ago, even writing …

Skywalker Ranch

100 Years Of Meteorites In An Interactive Image [Infographic]

More meteorites have crashed into Earth than you expect, probably<p>This interactive infographic, from designer Sebastian Sadowski, charts 100 years of meteorites, mapping them by where they fell and when. You can explore the number of meteorites that fell in India over the past century, then see how …

How Earth Accelerates Electrons to 99.9 Percent of Light Speed

Earth's Van Allen belts (not to be confused with the astrophysical hard-rock 'Van Halen' phenomenon) rocket electrons around the Earth at near light speed. One scientist just figured out how it's done.<p><b>As the Sun's churning surface lets loose</b> a belch of white-hot flame, it sends out a storm of …

Speed Of Light

Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Alexey Kashpersky (High-Res)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Alexey Kashpersky (High-Res).

The beautiful relationship between sine, cosine, and the circle. Source

The beautiful relationship between sine, cosine, and the circle. Source.

Tower House has Powerful Verticals, Horizontals & Views

Sometimes a design concept gets in the way of good design, but at other times, a generative idea can carry through to create a space both remarkable …

Behance

Acoustic Levitation

At the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, scientists have been experimenting with sound waves and pharmaceutical solutions, levitating soluble drops between two speakers facing each other. While their research has produced some visually fascinating results, it has also led to the discovery of a far more effective method for creating amorphous drugs, which happen to be the more desirable of two forms that pharmaceutical drugs can take.Watch Video Here.<p>WOW.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking images of Earth from Saturn

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft has already returned some gorgeous views of the planet Saturn, which it is currently flying around. But the latest images should be enough to make it and any other interplanetary travelers (such as Voyager 1) homesick. On July 19th, the spacecraft, located about …

Top 35 Summer Wedding Table Décor Ideas To Impress Your Guests

Summer weddings have something special because they get to use to their advantage the amazing weather and the multitude of colors that are available …

Incredible Pictures of Early Science Labs

If you love mad science, you are about to be ecstatic. In these amazing historic images of laboratories — many over a century old — you can see the …

Science

One-seat wonder: The Jaguar Project 7

Racy, retro, and rocking the 550-hp V8 from the XKR-S.<p>Hey Jaguar, stop pandering to us with awesome things, the latest of which will debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week and summarily melt faceslike the end of <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark.</i><p>The car in question is the Jaguar Project 7. Put …

Desks Made from Salvaged Airplane Parts by MotoArt

California-based company MotoArt designs striking furniture pieces made from iconic aircraft. More sculpture than industrial design, MotoArt brings …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

White Wine Sangria Jelly Shots

<b>White Wine Sangria Jelly Shots</b><p>Recommended Pan: 1 lb loaf pan, approximately 8" x 4" (or flexible silicon molds)<p>Implements: Muddler and a cocktail shaker<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup white wine (use what you have on hand, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio, etc.)<br>• Chopped fruit, to fill cocktail shaker ½ full (lemon, lime, orange, white and red grapes)<br>• 1/8 cup water<br>• 1/8 cup frozen lemonade concentrate (thawed)<br>• ¼ cup fresh squeezed orange juice<br>• ¼ cup club soda (or lemon lime soda, sparkling lemonade, etc)<br>• 2 ½ …

How the Pentagon Could Destroy All Monsters

PM would like to offer the following advice when taking down massive reptiles that have bad intentions.<p><i>This post was originally published in July 2013. We find that its suggestions are still valid for</i> Pacific Rim<i>'s latest installment,</i> Pacific Rim Uprising<i>.</i><p>First, don't go toe-to-toe with them on the …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

14 Gorgeous Structures In The Running For The 'Building Of The Year' Award

This year's festival will be held from October 2nd - 4th in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands, a building which was itself once a WAF Award winner.<p>More than 300 projects from 50 countries made the official 2013 shortlist, and the architects responsible will each have a chance to make their case to …

Architecture

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

The Workplace

Watch this video for 20 informative tidbits on the PS4

A new video from PlayStation Access provides a useful recap of some of the lesser-known tidbits of information surrounding Sony's PlayStation 4, such as the name of its new user interface and details on its packagaing.<p>Did you know the interface replacing PlayStation 3's XMB is called PlayStation …