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Inaccessible Perfume

Inaccessible Perfume

Francesca Gotti, product designer of oneofthose , recently collaborated with Aybar Gallery (Miami, Floria) on Inaccessible Perfume, a conceptual olfactory design project to be presented at Art Basel Miami Beach this December.

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What If...

What If...

Could the Root Cause of Addiction actually be a lack of Connection?

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20 Good News Stories You Didn’t Hear About

20 Good News Stories You Didn’t Hear About

There so much more to the world than what we're seeing online right now and we're so grateful to have discovered this post. So let's shake off the angst and take a moment to celebrate beautiful, inspiring, and extraordinary things and march forward fearlessly together towards progress!

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All that we share

All that we share

We live in a time where we quickly put people in boxes. Maybe we have more in common than what we think? 'All That We Share' moved us... So we're sharing this with you.

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Mine Kafon - Saving Lives

Mine Kafon - Saving Lives

'Mine Kafon' is a "low-cost wind-powered mine detonator with the appearance of a giant, spiky-armed tumbleweed."

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VR merges gaming & exercise

VR merges gaming & exercise

ICAROS is a fitness machine that simulates flying and pairs with a VR headset to merge gaming and exercise.

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McLaren vs. the Bicycle

McLaren vs. the Bicycle

Filmmakers Casey Neistat and Lucas Brunelle compete in a race through the streets of New York City. 

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The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight

The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight

The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight.

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Wake Up

Wake Up

Check in for 30 minutes and feel completely motivated to take on anything. It's time to rise and shine!

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The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya's Women-Only Village

The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya's Women-Only Village

Where the foothills of Mount Kenya merge into the desert, the people of Samburu have maintained a strict patriarchy for over 500 years in northern Kenya. That is, until 25 years ago, when Rebecca Lolosoli founded Umoja village as a safe haven for the region's women.

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The best way to sit at your desk at work

The best way to sit at your desk at work

We've been doing it all wrong!

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Storytelling through VR

Storytelling through VR

Imagine leaving a stressful day behind and slipping into a magical forest of calming lights and sounds.

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Flash Of Light

Flash Of Light

Mindy Yang and Michel Roudnitska on their olfactory art Installation for London's FutureFest.

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After watching this, your brain will not be the same

After watching this, your brain will not be the same

Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. 

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The Art of Quilling

The Art of Quilling

Quilling Card, rooted in Vietnam, has been incredibly fortunate to assemble a team of women who have become passionate about the art of quilling.

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2,000 Pigeons with LEDs Light Up the New York City Skyline

2,000 Pigeons with LEDs Light Up the New York City Skyline

The artist Duke Riley sets two thousand homing pigeons, outfitted with L.E.D. lights, into motion across the New York City skyline. 

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Sound art imagines a different kind of zen garden

Sound art imagines a different kind of zen garden

Shanghai-born artist Jingying (Eric) Jiang developed the installation, Path, which lets users use perform classic raking movements with a sensor-enabled wooden rake.

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This reimagined wheelbarrow is revolutionary

This reimagined wheelbarrow is revolutionary

The Hippo Water Roller is used to gather water in developing countries. It was designed by two South Africans who grew up in rural areas.

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In a World of Mixed Reality

In a World of Mixed Reality

Windows Holographic enables a world of mixed reality – where devices work together – regardless of whether they are developed for virtual reality, augmented reality, or anything in-between.

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On the Rise, Micro-Apartments

On the Rise, Micro-Apartments

All over the country (and world), micro-apartment developments are springing up. This micro-apartment is the future of city living.

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Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

The sun's rays can hit some roads for up to 90 percent of the daylight hours, so companies in Europe and the U.S. are experimenting with building solar panels along or above roads. But are such projects worth the cost? In France one company is hoping to distinguish itself—and reduce costs—with solar panels that are laid directly on the pavement.

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Magical houses, made of bamboo

Magical houses, made of bamboo

You've never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn.

"We have had to invent our own rules," she says...

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Capturing the Smellscape of Cities

Capturing the Smellscape of Cities

You Probably didn't realize it, but your nose is a big data machine. Smelly Maps analyzes social media data to map the entire smellscape of cities, not only the bad odors, but also the positive ones. 

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Holoportation: virtual 3D teleportation in real-time

Holoportation: virtual 3D teleportation in real-time

Holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real-time. When combined with mixed reality displays such as HoloLens, this technology allows users to see and interact with remote participants in 3D as if they are actually present in their physical space. Communicating and interacting with remote users becomes as natural as face to face communication.

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Design & Functionality for Humanity

Design & Functionality for Humanity

The week is starting without sunshine here in New York City, so here's an infusion of inspiration to help light the way! Watch how our lovely friends at SolarPuff touch lives all over the world.

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Meet ArcaBoard

Meet ArcaBoard

ARCA Space Corporation announced today that it has created ArcaBoard. For the first time in history, every person will be able to fly whenever they want, wherever they want. ArcaBoard represents the first revolutionary breakthrough in motion since the bicycle, automobile and airplane.

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Scientists agree: Coffee naps are better than coffee or naps alone

Scientists agree: Coffee naps are better than coffee or naps alone

Is your napping technique backed up by scientific research? This one is.

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3D sweets get world debut in Dubai store

3D sweets get world debut in Dubai store

A UK firm has launched the world’s first high-tech treats at the Candylicious store in Dubai Mall.

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Ra PAULETTE - Cave Digging Artis

Ra PAULETTE - Cave Digging Artis

Ra PAULETTE is an American cave sculptor based in New Mexico who digs into hillsides to sculpt elaborate artistic spaces inside mountains.

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Inside the Japanese Hotel Staffed by Robots

Inside the Japanese Hotel Staffed by Robots

If there’s one place on Earth you can already get a glimpse of our robot-assisted future, it’s Japan. Routinely at the forefront of robotics research, the country has brought us some of the weirdest automatons, most lifelike androids, and cutest helper-bots.

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A scented #NewYorkMinute

A scented #NewYorkMinute

New York is well known for its dirty subway stations. MTA raises subway fare every few years, but doesn't seem to provide better service. The idea was to post "take one" flyers for straphangers to learn about the MTA problems by stimulating their sense of smell.

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The Life-Saving First Responder Robot

The Life-Saving First Responder Robot

This is Hermes, a robot developed by MIT scientists. It is heralded as the world's more coordinated robot, and it is meant to function as a life-saving first responder.

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Sweden tests tiny wooden pods as the future of college dorms

Sweden tests tiny wooden pods as the future of college dorms

Every year thousands of Swedish college student are left without housing- for 2015, it’s estimated there were 20,000 “dorm-less” scholars at the start of the year. The university town of Lund in Southern Sweden has been experimenting with building dorms under the minimum size standards.

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Morocco Switches on First Phase of the World's Largest Solar Plant

Morocco Switches on First Phase of the World's Largest Solar Plant

Yesterday, Morocco switched on the first section of its new Ouarzazate solar power plant. This may be the largest in the world.

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Scientists May Have Just Figured Out Why Time Moves Forward, Not Backwards

Scientists May Have Just Figured Out Why Time Moves Forward, Not Backwards

Griffith University Associate Professor Joan Vaccaro has put forward a suggestion on why there’s a difference between the future and the past.

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A 22-Course Meal, in 22 Settings

A 22-Course Meal, in 22 Settings

At the restaurant Ultraviolet in Shanghai, Chef Paul Pairet has taken the dining and turned it into theater, adding ambient music, enhancing scent and unorthodox utensils to the menu.

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