Tim Celestino

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This Country Has A Style That's All Its Own

After five months of travel, we finally got to see some familiar faces again. Our dear friends from home had planned to take a vacation in December …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

These VHS covers for current movies and shows make us nostalgic for the present

An excuse to remember the Game of Thrones VHS remix<p>For April Fools' Day, artist and advertisement designer Julien Knez created a handful of VHS covers for modern television shows. Speaking with <i>Buzzfeed</i>, Knez said, "I created them for April Fools' Day, pretending I was a Parisian hipster named Stan …

So long, transistor: How the 'memristor' could revolutionize electronics

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1971, a physicist conceptualized the existence of a fourth fundamental element in the electronic circuit, besides the three that were already in use at the time.<p>His name was Leon Chua and he believed -- for reasons of symmetry -- that an extra component could one day be constructed to …

nanotechnology

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Watch a supercut of Stanley Kubrick's obsession with the color red

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Watch drone flyers compete in a Star Wars–style race in a French forest

Dozens of drone owners conducted a three lap circuit through trees last month in what organizers, who compared the event to the pod race in Star Wars …

Kano's DIY computer teaches kids to code, and now it's available to everyone

Kano, the runaway Kickstarter success that raised $1.52 million on a promise to teach kids how to code and assemble a Raspberry Pi-based computer, is now widely available to the public. Priced at $149.99, the kit includes everything you need to get started — other than a display, which you'll need …

Spotify's 'Serendipity' map shows when two people played the same song at the exact same time

Spotify today unveiled Serendipity, an online map that displays a stream of coordinates when two users played the same song at the same time. Serendipity isn't <i>live</i>, but is reflective of real-time data recorded recently over a one hour period. As each pair of listeners flashes onto the screen, the …

Gritty Black and White Photos Capture the Dynamic Energy of Tokyo's Streets

Japanese photographer Tatsuo Suzuki captures the dynamic energy of Tokyo in his gritty, black and white street photos. With a background in law at the prestigious Waseda University, Suzuki didn't start pursuing photography until 2008, but his striking images showcase his natural talent at …

Photography

Google's Q2 2014 earnings deliver $15.96 billion in revenue

Company slightly beats revenue expectations, but misses on income<p>Google has just released results for its second quarter of 2014 today. It made revenues of $15.96 billion, a 22 percent increase over the same period last year. It made $3.42 billion in net income, which is slightly down quarter over …

Japan's new Cruise Train is a luxury hotel on rails

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

Fixing Chicago's potholes, one mosaic at a time

Jim Bachor is on a mission. For over a year, the artist has been using Chicago's fractured streets as a canvas, replacing potholes with unique mosaics. Bachor's city is crippled by potholes; between January and March Chicago filled over 350,000, but estimated 60,000 still needed attention. "The …

How We'll Talk To Aliens

New NASA book looks beyond astrophysics to figure out how we'll communicate with extraterrestrials<p>Assuming we one day contact aliens, how will we communicate with them? That's the subject of a new book from NASA called <i>Archaeology, Anthropology and Interstellar Communication. _(Kudos to Jesus Diaz</i> …

The Fermi Paradox

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a …

10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

Watch every SNES start screen ever made in this nine-hour video

Start screens may not serve much of a purpose, but over the years they've acted as a canvas for game developers to show off their hard work. And those start screens have a lasting impact: if you hammered away on a game when you were a kid, that start sequence probably has a special place somewhere …

Kobayashi's Caterham censored in Japanese F1 broadcasts

Caterham F1 car judged too suggestive for television in Japan.<p>Controversy surrounding this year's revised Formula 1 nosecones is swelling today, as the racing series' Japanese television affiliate has announced it will censor the front end of Kamui Kobayashi's Caterham during broadcasts.<p>"At this …

Bahrain Grand Prix

Signals From the Void

Scientists are trying to get the first direct look at the black hole at the center of our galaxy. How close will they come to seeing the unseeable?<p>Even without a telescope, it's possible to look off the summit of Mauna Kea and see, 14,000 feet below and dozens of miles in the distance, wide swaths …

Chest of Drawers by Edward Johnson

Chest of Drawers with Ripples.<p>Interior and furniture designer <b>Edward Johnson</b> wanted to push laminating in a new direction combined with his elegant …

Furniture

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Turning Dead People Into Materials

Once upon a time, human beings were biodegradable. But with modern-day corpses shot full of embalming chemicals before being sealed inside metal …

Industrial Designer

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

The Nightmare of Flu-Induced Narcolepsy

What a difference a month makes.<p>Before the start of December, the annual flu season was expected to be normal with an average number of people suffering and a low rate of hospitalizations and deaths. Yet in the last week, that picture has changed completely as flu has spiked in certain regions of …

Skyline GT-R, the hard way

Sean Morris has become the master of Show and Display.<p>Sean Morris's manila folder of rules and regulations joins me at the table for lunch before he does. The folder represents years of work, meticulously Xeroxed and organized and totally unnecessary, as within minutes Morris has me convinced that …

UK, US govts hand in hand with bankers committing financial crimes

Four former bank bosses in Iceland have been jailed for financial fraud. They were accused of hiding the fact that a Qatari investor bought into the …