Tuesday, September 27, 2016

First Fences Trailer Shows Front-Yard Family Drama

First Fences Trailer Shows Front-Yard Family Drama
The Christmas family drama promises high-stakes, racially charged emotion behind a 1950s picket fence. The post First Fences Trailer Shows Front-Yard Family Drama appeared first on WIRED.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Online Trackers Follow Our Digital Shadow By 'Fingerprinting' Browsers, Devices

Online tracking is no longer about "cookies." New technology helps trackers to link online breadcrumbs - including across devices - through browser settings, battery levels and other details.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Forget VR. The Future of Roller Coasters Is About Maglev

Forget VR. The Future of Roller Coasters Is About Maglev
What if there was no friction at all? What if electro magnets propelled the cars? This is the idea behind the Sfrear Mountain Coaster. The post Forget VR. The Future of Roller Coasters Is About Maglev appeared first on WIRED.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Ambulance station by Architectenforum features plant-covered walls and a curved roof




This ambulance station in the Dutch town of Zeist features a curved wooden framework and sloping walls covered with climbing plants to help it blend into its woodland setting (+ slideshow). (more…)


Friday, September 23, 2016

Obama Vetoes Bill To Allow Sept. 11 Victims To Sue Saudi Government

The president warned that the bill could undermine government actions to fight government-sponsored terrorism and threaten the immunity that protects many U.S. citizens, including military, overseas.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

"Heatherwick is a master of designing interesting things that nobody asked for"

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Comments update: Thomas Heatherwick's design for a huge sculpture made up of 154 interconnected staircases divided opinion this week, with one commenter labelling him the "Coldplay of design". (more…)


From Physics With Love: James Bond Cocktail Tricks

From Physics With Love: James Bond Cocktail Tricks
This is a simple physics demo to perform, but it looks really cool. It's a serving tray that doesn't spill your drink, and it's a great example of fake forces. The post From Physics With Love: James Bond Cocktail Tricks appeared first on WIRED.