Anselmo la Manna has combined a devastating computer simulation of a massive 310-mile-wide asteroid impacting the Earth with the beautiful Pink Floyd song “The Great Gig in the Sky.
A Flock of Synchronized Dancing Origami Cranes on an Electromagnetic Stage
Not content with boring old inanimate origami, Japanese designer and maker Ugoita T. assembled this clever electromagnetic stage to bring hi
Karma: Not The “Mainstream” Version – The Real One
Karma is a concept taught by various cultures throughout human history, and is an idea that dates back thousands of years. Despite its proli
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Taky jste propadli dojmu, že Češi neumí nic odprezentovat? A že o vědě to platí dvojnásob? Tak pro vás mám dobrou zprávu - někdo to tu přeci
Dystopian Fiction's Popularity Is a Warning Sign for the Future | WIRED
In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, writer Naomi Klein discusses dystopian fiction and her new capitalism-vs.-the-climate n
Shocking Print Ads Show The Horrible Effects Of Deforestation
Creative and art director Ganesh Prasad Acharya and copywriter Kaushik Katty Roy's arresting ads for Sanctuary Asia encourage us to see the
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Sketchfab Becomes A 3D Printing Repository By Letting You Download 3D Ob...
Sketchfab is launching a much needed feature -- a download button. As a reminder, Sketchfab is a sort of YouTube for 3D models, where everyo
An Aerial Laser Display Capable of Projecting 3D Objects in Mid-Air
A team of researchers in Japan lead by Akira Asano of Burton Inc. have developed a 3D aerial display capable of projecting text and imagery
The Science Of Entanglement & The Illusion Of Separation – SAND 2014
With great gratitude I found myself with like-minded scientists and thought leaders at this year’s Science and Nonduality Conference (SAND)
A New Acoustic Instrument That Creates Sounds like a Digital Synthesizer
The Yabahar is a new acoustic instrument designed by Istanbul-based musician Görkem Şen that emits music right out of a retro sci-fi movie,
Film of the week: Björk Biophilia Live | Sight & Sound
A caricature of Björk already exists in which she bounces, pixie-like, through the world, cooing “Hello trees! Hello sky!” with wide-eyed wo
The Best Infographics of the Year: Nate Silver on the 3 Keys to Great In...
"More isn't always better: no more in information design than in poetry..." Once again this year, I was delighted to serve on the "Brain
Deconstructed Bird and Insect Wing Patterns by Eleanor Lutz
Artist and designer Eleanor Lutz has a special knack for science illustration. On her blog, Tabletop Whale, she recently shared this great s
Storm Chaser Films Rolling Cloud Formations That Make You Feel like You'...
Earlier this summer, storm chaser Alex Schueth managed to capture a timelapse of a rare cloud formation called a undulatus asperatus during
Multijunction Solar Cells Break Efficiency Records by Harvesting the Ful...
Full spectrum multijunction solar cells developed by the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign achieve an efficiency of almost 44 perce
Neil Gaiman: ‘Terry Pratchett isn’t jolly. He’s angry’
Terry Pratchett may strike many as a twinkly old elf, but that’s not him at all. Fellow sci-fi novelist Neil Gaiman on the inner rage that d
Waltz on the Walls: An Aerial Dance Performance on the Side of Oakland's...
This surprisingly lovely dance performance was filmed vertically on the side of Oakland's 18-story City Hall building earlier this month at