Monthly Archive: October 2018

Spot robot testing at construction sites

BostonDynamics have begun field testing the Spot robot for commercial usage around the world. After an initial mapping run, Spot autonomously navigated two dynamic construction sites in Tokyo and used a specialized payload for...

2018 Nikon Small World competition

Microphotography has come along way since Nikon staged the first Nikon Small World competition in 1974. Finalists in 2018 harnessed a dizzying array of photographic techniques to achieve the spectacular results displayed here. A full-colour calendar...

Not your usual rash

Zachary Smith was scratching uncomfortably when his mom, Mandy picked him up at school. He claimed his feet and even his eyes itched. He and his mom assumed the rash was poison ivy, and...

Live at Pompeii

The Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii concert is 47 years old this month. Released in 1972, the documentary film directed by Adrian Maben and featuring the English rock group Pink Floyd performing at the ancient Roman amphitheatre...

11,000 marbles run machine

This Marble Run “Marble Tsunami” has 4 tipping containers holding totally more than 11000 marbles. In this Jelle’s Marble Runs‘ video you’ll see the 10000 marbles and the 1000 marbles container will tipping together causing more...

The RNA world hypothesis

All living creatures today reproduce and evolve using a complex gene-enzyme cycle. If we look at a cell, for example, information encoded in its genes is used to produce functional proteins called enzymes. Some...

Volvox | Boiler Room X Pornceptual

A dominant force on the Brooklyn underground scene, Ariana is known for tough, stripped-back techno and groovy, acid-flavored sets. She has been a busy DJ and event producer since 2006 and in that time...

Boston Dynamics’ s Atlas can do parkour now

The control software uses the whole body including legs, arms and torso, to marshal the energy and strength for jumping over the log and leaping up the steps without breaking its pace (Step height...