Ice Crystals melt expelling an incredible light show

  No, none of these shots have been photo-shopped or altered and no, you are not tripping on LSD. The incredible video below captures time-lapsed footage of ice crystals as they begin to melt. While witnessing the physical change of the ice dissolving back into water, close up shots begin to also capture light

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Polyphonic Playground creates fun in sound frequences

Just when you thought playgrounds where just for fun and games, Studio PSK repurposes the playground atmosphere for an array of sonic amusement. Partnering with beat-boxer Reeps One, the design practice created an exhibit that not only creates amusement and leisure on a adult scale but restructures the recreational equipment to trigger sounds and frequencies.

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Treatments for malaria and parasitic diseases take the Nobel Prize in Medicine

The Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology 2015 was awarded today to scientists William C. Campbell (Ireland) and Satoshi Omura (Japan) for creating a new treatment to combat diseases caused by roundworm parasites and to Youyou Tu (Chinese) for developing a new treatment for malaria. The first two winners will share half of the 8 million Swedish Krona prize (US$

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British architect transforms public bathroom into a beautiful home

  The British architect Laura Clark made a grand renovation on a property by transforming an abandoned public restroom into an incredible private home. The 600m² site is located underneath the Crystal Palace Parade in London. What used to be a simple bathroom has now become a practical London home with living room, bedroom, kitchen, and

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Trinity – The mini wind turbine you can carry around.

Trinity – The mini wind turbine you can carry around. [Trinity 50 charging an iPhone (Pic by Janulus)] Icelanders Einar and Agust Agustssohn have come up with a great new idea for personal and portable energy generation – small-scale wind turbines that can be used to power all sorts of gadgets from smartphones to

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328-foot mega yacht is literally breaking ground in the Artic

  A good ice-breaker can be hard to come by. When meeting new people at a party or trying to penetrate some of the densest surfaces in the Antarctic. This pioneering piece of floating luxury might be able to help in both situations. Making its debut at the Monaco Yacht Show, the appropriately named SeaXplorer,

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3D Printer pulls out objects from liquid resin

  Just when you had your mind blown by the miracle that is 3D printing, recent advancements in the technology have just made this form of production even more unfathomable. Ok, let’s backtrack for those who don’t have a mechanical engineering degree. Makerbot is the leading company that is currently streamlining 3D printer technology

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A look at the world’s largest artificial wave generator

The Delta Flume will officially be the world’s largest artificial wave generator by October 5th. Located at the Deltares Research Institute, Netherlands, the wave generator is a massive concrete tank boasting some 300 meters in length, 9.5 meters in depth and 5 meters in width. At one side of this tanks sits a wave

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New “smart window” material can selectively filter light and heat

Researchers at the University of Texas developed a type of “filter” capable of blocking light and heat passing through the glass of a window. Called “dual-band electrochromic material”, the invention utilizes nanocrystals to block the passage of visible light by up to 80% and up to 90% of infrared light (which carries most of the heat).

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Check out +8,000 photos taken by astronauts in NASA missions to the moon

We have seen images of NASA’s Apollo missions before, but we have definitely NEVER seen anything like this. Kipp Teague has shared more than 8,400 photos – with incredibly good resolution- from NASA missions to the moon on Flickr . In 1999, a NASA missions enthusiast, Kipp Teague, created a vast online archive of moon exploration, entitled Project Apollo

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