Seven inventors who’ve created promising new technologies are being given a boost by The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub. All the inventors are based at UK universities, and the Hub will support them to turn their research interests into start-ups over the next year, not least by awarding them each £85,000. Show More Summary
Religious extremists attacked Abhijit Roy and his wife with a meat cleaver in a public square. Evidence at the crime scene. Credit: Arunabha Rahman Anjan, Abhijit's friend A pair of glasses, a pen, blood and brains surround the limp, lifeless form of Abhijit Roy, clad in a red Punjabi. Show More Summary
How the mighty have fallen: Last year at this time, Google (GOOGL) could do no wrong. Fund managers appeared on CNBC daily to discuss how the company was reinventing the future with self-driving cars, robots, and Google Glass. We know what happened to Google Glass. The stock is down 5% in the past 12 months [...]
Mix it up with the Marvel Comics Mixed Character Faces 13 3/4-Inch Glass Clock. This unique Marvel Comics clock is all mixed up. The clock features parts of Captain America’s, Hulk’s, Thor’s, and Spider-Man’s faces. All together to form a mixed up Marvel face. Superhero fans and collectors will love this odd and fun clock. […]
It's official. The Lakers have gone through the looking glass. Good is bad, bad is good, up is down, and down is where folks are finally pulling their gold Lakers car flags, replacing them with something white.
Is this the most violent season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills yet!? While RHOBH is known for its large amounts of drama, Lisa Rinna took a much more hands-on approach to dealing with Kim Richards on Tuesday. It's no secret that Lisa has thought that Kim was regressing back into her addictive ways throughout this season, [...]
Plankton are incredibly tiny creatures who sometimes look like microscopic glass snowflakes, drifting through the ocean's water column. But they are actually among the most important life forms in the ocean. This short video introduces you to them, and gives you a look at their mysterious life cycles. Read more...
Researchers have proposed a mechanism for the generation of glass spherules in geologic deposits through the occurrence of volcanic lightning. The existence of fulgurites -- glassy products formed in rocks and sediments struck by cloud-to-ground lightning -- provide direct evidence that geologic materials can be melted via natural lightning occurrence.
Eric Johnson: Hard as it might be to swallow, this is a real promotional video for a real product made by a real company with a $30 billion market cap. It’s the developer edition of Sony’s smart glasses, which are called SmartEyeglass...Show More Summary
Between the lights of Long Island City and Ban Ki-moon stood a stretch of wooden desk, a well-kept ornamental tree, a window, and the East River. The 70-year-old secretary-general was proud of the window, part of the 38-story glass curtain that covers the face of the U.N. building. Its blue-green gl
ZTE's new phablet is a big slab of glass with a very fancy camera app.
Electronic maestro Dan Deacon made the staff of NPR work up a sweat in this amazing live set and impromptu dance party. Press play and wild out to Feel the Lightning, Sheathed Wings and Learning to Relax, from his album Glass Riffer...
The Stream. All images courtesy of Hot Cherry Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. Show More Summary
Headache? Sorry, this guy just smashed your aspirin into little bits. Unless you're a surgeon, in Cirque du Soleil, or do surgery in Cirque du Soleil, I feel pretty comfortable saying that Alabama archer Byron Ferguson is more impressive than you. Show More Summary
More large companies in the United States are run by men named "John" than by women. Not by women named anything specific. Just, women. That's what the Upshot discovered after creating a cheeky analytical measure they call the GlassShow More Summary
Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has a new startup, and this time around he's trying not to be so anal.
Dragon Quest Gets A Facelift Looks pretty good. Final Fantasy Typo Is So Fantsy I’m gonna be nice. People in glass houses and all that. 11,414 Reasons There Are Too Many iPhone Games Yep, quality control has been lost. Huge Minecraft...Show More Summary
Location: Houston, Texas Price: $2,495,000 Maybe there's no objective reason why a wall of taxidermy should look strange beside a wall of glass. But it's still kind of trip to see such distinct spheres of taste intersecting, as in.....
After a lifetime of becoming accustomed to screen and glass doors, these perplexed pups just can’t come to terms with an open entryway. They scratch at the air in futility -- as if being held by an invisible force field -- and whineShow More Summary