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The Week In Numbers: New Dinosaur Discovered, The World's Largest Virus, And More

<b>2014</b>: the year this aerodynamic, flying saucer-like research station is set to open in Antarctica<p><b>15 feet</b>: the length of a new cow-like dinosaur discovered in Utah<p><b>1 week</b>: the time it would take Earth's average global surface temperature to drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit if the sun went out<p><b>$1,350</b>: …

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …

You Will Not Believe That This Video Of A Rocket Firing Into Air And Then Softly Landing At Its Launchpad Is Real

SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted the following earlier today:<p>Vertical landing for a rocket? In tough wind, even? Elon Musk, that's crazy!<p>Watch this video of the SpaceX Grasshopper that left us with our jaws on the floor:

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DIY Webbing Tutorial on a Budget, Part 1: Materials & Hardware

Learning how to work with webbing is a useful skill, but many industrial design programs don't cover how to work with flexible materials. And if …

WSJ: Google working on an Android-powered game system, smart watch and new Nexus Q

According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Google might make another foray into living room hardware as it's currently developing an Android powered gaming console. Since that's just not enough of a rumor bomb, the talkative "people familiar with the matter" also claim a wristwatch and followup to its …

Mouse Cloned From A Mere Drop Of Blood

Scientists in Japan have been able, for the first time, to successfully clone a mouse from a blood sample drawn from a living donor's tail.<p>Scientists at the Riken BioResource Center in Japan have managed to clone a mouse from a minuscule, peripheral blood sample for the first time. The method …

Inside The Most Expensive Science Experiment Ever

Many machines over the past 60 years have been billed as the one that will make the big breakthrough in fusion science, only to stumble. This one could be different.<p>Some people have spent their whole working lives researching fusion and then retired feeling bitter at what they see as a wasted …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

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The Handibot, a Portable CNC Mill with Unlimited Work Area Capacity, Goes Live on Kickstarter

CNC mills live in shops, and power tools are things you can carry around. That's been the paradigm. But building on their successful 17 years of …

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