poptech:

From PopTech 2013: Photographer Adam Magyar on using industrial cameras and computers to photograph and process urban images that capture a moment of time and then visually expand it. He calls it the “transformation of reality by the camera.” 

The process of time.

explore-blog:

The best science and technology books of the year –  the wonders of the gut, why our brains are wired to be social, what poetry and math have in common, swarm intelligence vs. “God,” and more. See all 13 here

Hmmmm.

(via poptech)

creativemornings:

oxane:

Clifton Burt by 20x200

John Maeda spoke at CreativeMornings/NewYork about artists as leaders, the changing networks inside organizations, and what it’s like to sit in a sand pit in London.
Watch the talk. →


Yes.

creativemornings:

oxane:

Clifton Burt by 20x200

John Maeda spoke at CreativeMornings/NewYork about artists as leaders, the changing networks inside organizations, and what it’s like to sit in a sand pit in London.

Yes.

(via poptech)

poptech:

life:

Happy Wright Brothers Day! Marvel at LIFE’s unusual flying objects, like this 1957 “strap-on” helicopter.
(Photo: Ralph Crane—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

This may not fall under “unusual,” but let’s add the first human-powered helicopter to the list. More on Todd Reichert and Cameron Robertson of Aerovelo. 

Ingenuity is a practice.

poptech:

life:

Happy Wright Brothers Day! Marvel at LIFE’s unusual flying objects, like this 1957 “strap-on” helicopter.

(Photo: Ralph Crane—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

This may not fall under “unusual,” but let’s add the first human-powered helicopter to the list. More on Todd Reichert and Cameron Robertson of Aerovelo. 

Ingenuity is a practice.

poptech:

mymodernmet:

X-ray art by Arie van’t Riet

Colorized x-ray images by a radiation physicist that reveal the hidden beauty of nature.

Hidden and hauntingly beautiful. 

A transparent treat for the eyes.

united-nations:

Did you know that 38% of the world’s land is used for agriculture? Or that there are 4.4 million fishing vessels and 1.4 billion cattle in the world? See these and more facts and figures in this recent infographic from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).


Some tasty perspective.

united-nations:

Did you know that 38% of the world’s land is used for agriculture? Or that there are 4.4 million fishing vessels and 1.4 billion cattle in the world? 

See these and more facts and figures in this recent infographic from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Some tasty perspective.

(via poptech)

poptech:

At the recent CES, 3D Systems showcased the world’s first 3D food printers. The printers fit on your counter and come with flavored materials including chocolate, vanilla, mint, sour apple, cherry and watermelon. Via My Modern Met

Mmmmmm.

wolfnmoon:

Aurora Borealis

Light show.

(Source: the-wolf-and-moon, via poptech)

poptech:

Meet one of the International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge honorees. These “stars” are found on top of the tiny hairs that coat the leaves of a shrub known as the fuzzy pride-of-Rochester. More info and winners via NatGeo. Photograph by Stephen Francis Lowry, Steve Lowry Photography.

Beautiful.

poptech:

Meet one of the International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge honorees. These “stars” are found on top of the tiny hairs that coat the leaves of a shrub known as the fuzzy pride-of-Rochester. More info and winners via NatGeo. Photograph by Stephen Francis Lowry, Steve Lowry Photography.

Beautiful.

molecularlifesciences:

Development of a frog


Wonderful time lapse.

molecularlifesciences:

Development of a frog

Wonderful time lapse.

(Source: gifovea, via poptech)