Sebastian Zacharias

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Inside Facebook's new Arctic Circle data centre - Telegraph

How to share music, video and photos around your home with AirPlay

AirPlay started life as AirTunes and was originally limited to streaming audio from iTunes on a Mac or PC to Apple's AirPort Express - a Wi-Fi …

A Forest Hideaway Proves Concrete And Cozy Can Go Together

The AV house makes an excellent case for concrete at the domestic scale.<p>A common, if facile, critique of Brutalism is that it is widely unsuited to domestic application. A home, after all, is not a city hall (Brutalism was most extensively rendered in the service of civic structures), and it need …

How to Be a Great Customer and Get Great Customer Service

There are times that no matter what you do, you’ll be<br>treated like the most important person in the world, and there are those times<br>when no matter how …

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NASA to Print Pizzas; Free Delivery Unlikely

(Photo: Neven Mrgan)<p>In our podcast “Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup!,” we talked to <b>Pablos Holman</b> at Intellectual Ventures about food printers …

Haunting photographs capture the ruins of Tatooine

In 2010, photographer Rä di Martino found the remains of a galaxy far, far away. After finding an errant tourist photograph through Google Earth, she had traveled to Tunisia's Chott el Djerid, a salt desert that held the remains of Luke Skywalker's home on Tatooine and other abandoned sets from <i>Star</i> …

Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reach milestone high as global warming worsens

Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), one of the primary gases involved in global warming, reached a new, cautionary milestone yesterday. The oldest continuous CO2 measuring station in the world, an observatory on the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii, reported that levels of the greenhouse gas …

Microsoft responds to Windows 8 criticism, defends upcoming changes as 'a good thing'

Windows 8 has had its share of detractors since its launch, and today Microsoft's vice president of corporate communications responded to recent reports that paint the operating system as a failure. In a blog post Frank X. Shaw points to two pieces in particular — one by the <i>Financial Times</i> and the …

'Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD' is coming to ABC, sneak peek airing on Sunday

Last year ABC gave writer-director Joss Whedon the go-ahead to shoot a pilot for a television show set in <i>The Avengers</i> universe, and <i>Deadline</i> reports that the network has picked up the show to series. Entitled <i>Marvel's Agents of SHIELD</i>, the show will focus on — to no surprise — a group of agents from …

University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power

There's a more efficient way to harvest energy from the backyard than by wiring up hapless critters. Researchers at the University of Georgia have proof: they've discovered a way to generate electricity from plants through hijacking the photosynthesis process. By altering the proteins inside a …