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Watch this motorcycle racer transform into a surfer during a crash

MotoGP racing has always been known for forcing riders to scrape their knees along hot tracks at 75 mph, but Japanese racer Tetsuta Nagashima has a …

Red Bull Ring

A new shape called the scutoid has been discovered in skin cells

Say hello to the scutoid, a brand new shape that has been discovered in our cells. This addition to geometry finally explains how nature packs cells …

Geometry

What determines human decisions?

One could call Daniel Kahneman the unicorn of economics. As a psychologist, he had a profound influence on people who criticized the homo economicus …

Google just launched a bizarre AI experiment called 'Move Mirror'

Here's somewhere you probably didn't expect machine learning to go, but here we are anyway.<p>Google revealed "Move Mirror" in a blog post on July 19. It's a machine learning experiment that matches your poses with images of other people in the same pose.<p>The reason for its existence? Fun, mainly. …

Here's What Japan's Legendary Samurai Really Looked Like

<i>The history and lore surrounding Japan's samurai warriors is as fascinating as it is complex. Aside</i> <i>from representations in cinema, very few actual</i> …

Why This Second Grade Handout Should Be Your New Creative Manifesto

Last week, I attended curriculum night at my daughter’s school. In discussing the things the kids will be learning this year, the teachers handed us …

the ford earth roamer XV-LTS camper makes off-the-grid living a reality

<b>earth roamer builds custom ford ‘F550’ expedition vehicles that combine the best in off-the-grid capability with modern, home-like interiors.</b> the …

Off-grid

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

Social Media

Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct

Scientists say it could have been a matter of culture.<p>Why did the Neanderthals suddenly go extinct 40,000 years ago?<p>We may never know for certain the answer to that provocative question. But a remarkable new study published this month suggests that our prehistoric rivals were done in not by …

Anthropology

How Syfy is using virtual reality in real life

Syfy debuted its <i>The Expanse</i> VR app at San Diego Comic Con in July and continues to expand the virtual reality offering at New York Comic Con this …

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

The fate of industrially farmed animals is one of the most pressing ethical questions of our time. Tens of billions of sentient beings, each with complex sensations and emotions, live and die on a production line<p>Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in …

Anthropology

Artist Continues to Reimagine Celebrities Covered in Tattoos

In his ongoing project called <i>Shopped Tattoos</i>, artist Cheyenne Randall reimagines celebrities and other public figures as if they're covered from head-to-toe in ink. We first shared his handiwork last year, and since that time, he's been busy adding more tattoos onto pop culture icons. Movie stars, …

Flying Collection: A Dystopian Vision of Black Friday's to Come

To Brits, the frenzied shop-fest of Black Friday (a phenomenon slowly spreading to our shore) seems like an odd tradition to follow on from a day of …

See the artwork that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle

These images seem to appear in front of your eyes - as they're formed from a formation of 160 glass strips.<p>The artwork is a quirky anamorphic structure that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle, when a fish or a bird is brought to life before quickly disappearing.<p>Despite three images completing …

Hundreds Of Bluetooth Beacons Secretly Track New York City Passersby

NYC has publicized its plans to modernize old public pay phones, but not this.<p>**Update: **<i>New York City officials have told Titan to remove its tracking beacons from city phonebooths, Buzzfeed reports. The removal request came just hours after Buzzfeed pubished its story on the beacons.</i><p>A company …

New York City

Art Meets Mathematics: Dizzying Geometric GIFs by David Whyte | Colossal

<p>In 2011, Dublin-based physics student David Whyte began a Tumblr called Bees & Bombs where he posted humorous images and quirky GIFs of his own …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

Google's Self-Driving Car Project Will Kill Uber with Knowledge

Google co-founder Sergey Brin introduced the company’s Self-Driving Car Project at the Code Conference yesterday. The two-seater Google-x prototype is cuter then a pile of sleeping kittens and it’s set to destroy an entire industry because it knows you better than anyone else.<p>When Brin showed a …

How Americans Die

By Matthew C. Klein / Bloomberg View / April 17, 2014<p>How Americans Die<p>The mortality rate fell by about 17 percent from 1968 through 2010, years for …

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Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

Nanotech