Sohil Solani

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Design

Organic Shapes Emerge in New Installations of Intertwined Rope by Janaina Mello Landini | Colossal

<p>Using lengths of colored nylon rope, installation artist Janaina Mello Landini (previously) creates complicated networks of intertwining threads. …

Art

Europe's Tallest Skyscraper Approaches Completion in St Petersburg

The Lakhta Center, a 400,000-square-meter complex which includes Europe's tallest skyscraper, is approaching completion in St Petersburg. Designed by …

Skyscrapers

Eco-Conscious Manual Toothbrushes with Clip-On Brushes

HILT is a manual toothbrush service that empowers its users to reduce their plastic waste by providing handles manufactured from a selection of …

Sustainability

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

lippert

Why Do Toxic People Get Promoted? For the Same Reason Humble People Do: Political Skill

Sometimes the wrong people get promoted. They might be deceitful and unscrupulously manipulative (what psychologists call “Machiavellian”); or impulsive and thrill-seeking without any sense of guilt (psychopathic); or egotistically preoccupied with themselves, having a sense of grandiosity, …

Leadership

40 Genes Linked to Aggression and Violence Are Also Crucial for Survival

"These functions are so general."<p>The 2002 film <i>Minority Report</i> imagined a world in which violent crime could be predicted before it occurs. In that …

Genetics

"World’s most efficient" bicycle drivetrain unveiled at Eurobike

At the heart of the prototype drivetrain is a cylindrical carbon fiber shaft, that reaches from the single chainring in front to a flat 13-speed …

Carbon Fiber

Astronaut Chris Hadfield says we could have gone to Mars decades ago — here's why we haven't

Chris Hadfield is best-known for recording David Bowie's song "Space Oddity" in zero-gravity. But his real accomplishment is an incredible amount of space travel.<p>Between 1995 and 2013, Hadfield flew inside two NASA space shuttles and a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, lived aboard the International Space …

Space Exploration

Will dust prevent us living on the Moon?

Even before Neil Armstrong set foot on the Sea of Tranquility, scientists and engineers were concerned about the hazards of lunar dust. While rockets …

Space Exploration

Review: Dyson Cyclone V10 takes the cordless vacuum to a whole new level

<b>At a glance:</b><p>New V10 motor delivers incredible suction<br>• Durable design with a bigger bin and cleaning attachments for every job<br>• Larger bin holds 0.76 L …

Cleaning

Banking on Seeds Rare, Diverse and Endangered | Independent Lens | PBS

When <i>National Geographic Magazine</i> reported that about 94% of the world’s vegetable seeds circa 1903 are now missing from the Earth, Taggart Siegel and …

Gardening

The mind-bendy weirdness of the number zero, explained

We explain nothing.<p>The computer you’re reading this article on right now runs on a binary — strings of zeros and ones. Without zero, modern electronics wouldn’t exist. Without zero, there’s no calculus, which means no modern engineering or automation. Without zero, much of our modern world …

Mathematics

Design Management (An Introduction) - Taking Charge of Processes and People

Design management is a complex field; it doesn’t relate to a single design discipline and the exact responsibilities attached to a design manager …

UX Design

Negative Lightning Is More Common, but Positive Lightning Is Way Worse

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Weather

Tokyo Unveils World’s First All-Digital Psychedelic Art Museum

Touch, please.<p>What’s being billed as the world’s first all-digital museum is part art gallery, part amusement park and for some, part haunted …

Art

The best tech of 2018 (so far)

We can't believe it either, but we're already halfway through 2018.<p>CES, Mobile World Congress, and developer conference season are fading in the …

Gear & Gadgets

The Air Force Can't Say What It Plans To Do With Its Retired B-2 Bombers

The goal is to have them all out of service by 2032, but putting them in storage or destroying them could be complicated and costly.<p>Northrop …

Military

What Kautilya would have prescribed for the Kashmir problem

<b>It is in India’s interest to step back and rethink what we are doing in Jammu and Kashmir.</b><p>You can’t solve a problem if you have not defined it …

Pakistan

Elon Musk shares rare images of Model 3 production in factory as Tesla makes end-of-quarter push

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is spending the last few days of the second quarter at the Fremont factory in order to oversee the automaker’s end-of-the-quarter push to achieve a production rate of 5,000 Model 3 vehicles per week.<p>Without disclosing the production rate, Musk shared a few rare images from …

Tesla

Scotland's 5,000-year-old carved stone balls shrouded in mystery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hundreds of elaborately carved stone balls dating from Prehistoric Scotland have been discovered over the centuries, but their purpose remains a mystery.<p>More than 500 of the stone balls have been found in total, most sized to fit neatly into the palm of the hand. They have been shaped so …

Archaeology

Scientists develop thermal camouflage that can fool infrared cameras

Scientists have developed a thin, lightweight and flexible film that can outfox infrared cameras, allowing hot bodies to appear cool and cold items to appear warm. The invention can also help camouflage an object by making it appear the same temperature as its background.<p>The design was inspired by …

Nanotech

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

How Lego Bricks are Made

In this age of planned obsolescence, it is pretty cool that you can take a new Lego brick and it still attaches to one made over fifty years ago. …

Lego

The Rosetta Image Archive Is Now Complete and Freely Available, so You Can See a Comet Like Never Before

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was one for the ages, providing an unprecedented look at this …

Space

DARPA's Amazing Reconfigurable Wheel Tracks Go From Wheel To Track In Two Seconds Flat

The experimental technology looks to solve one of the biggest conundrums of mechanized warfare.<p>Youtube Screencap<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's …

Carnegie Mellon University

India set to acquire S-400 missile system from Russia: What makes it better than US made Patriot?

India's decision to buy Russia's S-400 missile system has left the US uncomfortable. The US had made it fairly clear that defence ties between India …

India

China Just Handed the World a 111-Million-Ton Trash Problem

Few people consider used plastic to be a valuable global commodity. Yet China has imported 106 million tons of old bags, bottles, wrappers and …

Pollution

I'm 28 and I've saved over $240,000 — here's what I've learned about money from tracking my net worth for the past 2 years

They say you learn something about yourself when you keep a journal.<p>If that's true, then I think just graduated to a PhD in Me Studies. Because for the past two years, I've kept a very detailed (and very public) online diary.<p>It's a unique type of diary though. In it, you won't find any juicy gossip …

Personal Finance

Fifth State of Matter May Defy the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Why does food stay solid in your freezer? Why does your tea cool down if you leave it out? Why is your dining room table a uniform temperature, …

Quantum Physics