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15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

In Public's Matt Stuart On Shooting With A Leica M

By onJanuary 2, 2015 2<p>To mark the 60th anniversary of their iconic M camera system, Leica asked a number of photographers why they shoot with a Leica …

Five day 'fasting' diet slows down ageing and may add years to life

<b>The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found</b><p>A five-day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years to life, boost the immune system and cut the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists …

The quest for a reactionless spacecraft thruster

<i>The torsion balance is contained in an evacuated lucite cylinder. The hardwood frame is leveled and stabilized with lead weights (gray bricks, in the</i> …

The Answer to Affordable Housing Could Lie Within a 3D Printer

Forget waiting weeks or months for your new home to be ready. Researchers from the University of Southern California created a 3D printer that can …

Virtual reality trick shifts depth perception

Scientists manipulated the distance at which people accurately perceived depth, both through sight and touch, by tricking them into thinking they had …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift Best Practices Guide for VR Development and Minimum Age

Oculus VR Inc has released a draft Best Practices guide for VR developers that, in their words, seeks to maximize: 1) oculomotor comfort, 2) bodily …

A Three Light Dramatic Portrait

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Obama: History Tells Us Sanctions, Threats Won't Make Iran Cave

During an hour-long talk at the Brookings Saban Forum 2013, President Obama explained his calculations as it relates to peace in the Middle East and negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program.<p>Obama took some hard questions posed by skeptical Israeli journalists Saturday, and he faced probing …

Where's The Best Of What's New?

<b>We're still adapting our Best of What's New pages from prior to 2014--thanks for your patience!</b><p><b>Until then, take a look at our 2014 BOWN winners.</b>

Watch Jony Ive and Marc Newson talk design, inspiration, and charity with Charlie Rose

Jony Ive and fellow designer Marc Newson sat down with Charlie Rose last night to discuss their charity auction, which is set to begin this evening. The interview is now streaming online at both Hulu and the show's website, where over the course of 40 minutes they chat about working with Bono's Red …

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Shapeoko 2 Milling Machine Launches Today

Shapeoko was the little milling machine that could. It surpassed its Kickstarter goal and went into production with the goal of supplying CNC mill fans with an easy-to-use and inexpensive ($300) CNC machine.<p>Two years after the Kickstarter campaign concluded, creator Edward Ford has joined forces …

Using Wi-Fi to Streamline your Workflow

Imagine this: It is a beautiful sunny morning and you are in the countryside doing a landscape shoot. The warm morning light is illuminating the …

Canon EOS

In full BW interview, Tim Cook talks about buying things with Fingerprints and Android duopoly

This morning, <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> has published the entirety of its interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. Earlier this week, the magazine gave us a look at its conversation with Cook, Jony Ive, and Craig Federighi, though today’s article is a much more extensive look at the thoughts from …

AutoDesk Releases An Electronics Simulator Called 123D Circuits

Hardware hacking often seems like black magic to the uninitiated, which is why 123D Circuits is so cool: it allows you to learn electronics using a virtual Arduino board and breadboard without blowing up capacitors or burning yourself with solder on your work table.<p>Created by AutoDesk, 123D …

How It Works: Geothermal Electricity | Environment

The deeper you go into the earth’s core, the hotter it becomes.<p>Some of this vast energy is already harnessed by geothermal power plants which use steam from heated water deep underground to drive turbines and generate electricity.<p>Geothermal electricity plants are typically built near tectonic plate …

IKEA Hack: An Easy Shoe Storage and Closet Organization Idea

Okay, this isn't so much of a hack as it is a re-purposing idea -- but it's pretty brilliant, so we're sharing it!<p>In an effort to reign in the …

How to Learn Speed Reading

Whether you're hitting the textbooks in philosophy class or reading the morning newspaper, reading can feel tedious. Train yourself to speed read to …

Learning