Will Temperley

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The Greatest Space Hack Ever

How duct tape and tube socks saved three astronauts<p>In NASA’s 56 years of operation, it has put men on the moon and robots on Mars. But one of its greatest achievements is less well known: the hack that saved the lives of three stranded astronauts in 1970.<p>When an oxygen tank exploded as Apollo 13 …

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The Bike That Never Needs Repairs

Engineered to be maintenance-free<p>Every mechanic knows that moving parts break down over time, and David Weiner, founder of Priority Bicycles, knows it better than most. Weiner spent six years as a bike mechanic in his hometown of Walnut Creek, California, and much of his job was spent fixing the …

How to Roast Your Hard Lemonade

Roasting citrus makes it more intense and fragrant. The inspiration for this roasted citrus drink is an incredible cocktail at Monica Pope’s Sparrow …

Computing a Bayesian Estimate of Star Rating Means

Consumers rely on the collective intelligence of other consumers to protect themselves from coffee pots that break at the first sign of water, eating …

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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Optalysys will launch prototype optical processor

UK-based startup Optalysys is moving ahead to deliver exascale levels of processing power on a standard-sized desktop computer within the next few …

The lab that created Spark wants to speed up everything, including cures for cancer

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Unknown to most of the world, the University of California, Berkeley’s AMPLab has already left an indelible mark on world of …

5 Varietals You Need to Add to Your Wine Rack ASAP

<i>Today on Food52: Eric Asimov, New York Times columnist and coauthor of the newly published Wine with Food, introduces us to the lesser-known wine varietals he's most excited about. Give them a try -- your Pinot Noir deserves a break.</i><p>The black-and-white, Cabernet-and-Chardonnay world has faded. The …

The Surprisingly Strong Case for Colonizing Venus

Science fiction writers have come up with a plausible scenario for a floating city above the fiery planet.<p>Why worry about building a colony on Mars when instead you could float one high above the surface of Venus? Science fiction writer Charles Stross recently revived the idea of building a …

Edward Snowden's lawyer will keep your secrets

In a Jesuit church hall at Georgetown University in April, a crowd gathers to listen to enemies of the state. The law school has invited half a dozen whistleblowers to speak, including the headliner, Daniel Ellsberg. In 1971, Ellsberg leaked <i>The New York Times</i> a copy of a secret Department of …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Markov! Where are my umbrellas?

Today I learned about Markov Chains. The toy problem that we tackled was so challenging and figuring out the solution was so satisfying, I felt the …

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

The Full 'Interstellar' Trailer Will Blow Your Mind, Make You Cry

Any new Christopher Nolan movie is worth celebrating. If the director of "Memento," "The Prestige," and the Dark Knight trilogy wanted to make a film about a painted fence slowly drying, I'd probably be the first in line, wearing a thematically appropriate T-shirt. And Nolan seems to be the best, …

Would You Risk Your Life to Vote? It Looks Like 7 Million Afghans Did.

In November 2012, U.S. voter turnout was 58 percent. And on Saturday, Afghan turnout was about the same—in the face of dire threats and violence. …

The Best Car Movies Of All Time: Motor Authority Readers Choose 14* Favorites

This week marks the premiere of <i>Need For Speed</i>, Disney's videogame-based Aaron Paul vehicle. For months, we've been hoping to add another great car …

'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind': 25 Things You Don't Know About the Mind-Bending Romance

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," which opened 10 years ago this week (on March 19, 2004), was just your typical boy-meets-girl, boy-loses-girl, boy-has-painful-memories-of-girl-scrubbed-from-his-brain story. Of course, the movie was a lot more than that. It put director Michel Gondry on the …

Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight at the British Library - Telegraph

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Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …

Robotics

Over The Past 60 Years, A Reef Island Has Grown Out Of The Sea

It is now stable and vegetated. Great job, island!<p>How old are you? Are you of retirement age yet? If so, in your lifetime, an island has been reborn, sand grain by sand grain.<p>Between 1945 and 2010, a sediment deposit in the Pacific Ocean grew to become a "fully vegetated and stable island," two …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

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Now that it’s a platform, what kinds of Chromecast apps can we expect?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Google’s(s goog) Chromecast isn’t just a $35 media extender anymore. With an official SDK for programmers, Chromecast is a …

The Week In Drones: Car With Built-In Quadcopter, Fighter Jet Crash In New Mexico, And More

Here's a round-up of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Retro Drone Crash</b><p>Retired military fighter jets sometimes get a second life as flying robot targets. F-4 Phantoms, the dominant U.S. fighter …