Category Archives: Technology

Could you get used to a third thumb? | The Royal Society

The Third Thumb is a flexible 3D printed thumb worn on the hand and controlled by two pressure sensors fitted under your toes. How will the brain adapt to profound changes to our body, by having to learn to control … Continue reading

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Study Finds World Can Switch to 100% Renewable Energy & Regain Investment in 6 Years | My Modern Met

By Jessica Stewart on August 4, 2022 Photo: broker/Depositphotos This is a win-win for Earth and governments around the world. With energy and fuel costs at an all-time high, the world is seeking cost-effective solutions for moving away from oil … Continue reading

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Tripping Every Breaker in Italy

To get started for free, visit https://brilliant.org/electroboom and the first 200 of you will get 20% off Brilliant’s annual premium subscription. I love Italy! So many breakers to pop!! My new MERCH: electroboom.creator-spring.com Thanks for your support @ http://patreon.com/electroboom Post … Continue reading

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Downtime is not an option – meet the stewards of the cloud | Aeon Essays

Employees at the BMIT data centre in SmartCity Malta, 22 June 2017. Photo by Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters Hot, strenuous and unsung. There is nothing soft and fluffy about the caretaking work that enables our digital lives The ‘cloud’ is not … Continue reading

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Capitalism 2.0 Will Include a Healthy Dose of Socialism | Eric Weinstein | Big Think

Capitalism 2.0 Will Include a Healthy Dose of Socialism Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- America is falling behind when it comes to leadership, and it’s pretty much directly … Continue reading

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Wait for it… | animal coterie

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Could used beer yeast be the solution to heavy metal contamination in water? – ScienceBlog.com

June 13, 2022 MIT A new analysis by researchers at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) has found that inactive yeast could be effective as an inexpensive, abundant, and simple material for removing lead contamination from drinking water supplies. … Continue reading

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Going Nuclear With Laura Krantz – Episode 12

[…] Laura Krantz is the host of the Wild Thing Podcast which is just about to launch season 3, this one focusing on nuclear energy. The pros, the cons, and everything in between. So we talk about about what she … Continue reading

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The Art of Work

As vintage film cameras and lenses have seen a resurgence in recent years, the number of professionals who can repair and restore these gems is rapidly declining. Youxin Ye and his wife Wen are two of the last of these … Continue reading

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