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Making the Thinnest Sheet of Paper in the World

Great Big Story Published on 14 Nov 2018 In Japan, one company is taking paper thinner than it’s ever been before. Hidaka Washi Ltd. creates paper as thin as human skin, using methods that date back a thousand years. The … Continue reading

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Sirius, Brazil’s largest scientific infrastructure, is inaugurated — Toucan News

The first stage of Sirius, the new Brazilian Synchrotron* Light Source, was inaugurated this week. Occupying an area of 68 thousand meters it will be the largest and most complex scientific infrastructure ever built in Brazil and one of the … Continue reading

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To reduce food waste, scientists are making labels that track produce as it spoils

A new type of use-by label for milk bottles that decomposes as the liquid inside goes sour could appear on UK supermarket shelves later this year. Labels such as these, capable of telling consumers exactly when fresh produce has gone … Continue reading

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The world record holding Street Artist (Eduardo Kobra)

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Bursts of Stylized Flowers by ‘Ouizi’ Transform Buildings Into Floral Canvases

Artist Louise Jones (previously), known professionally as Ouizi, focuses on flowers in her multi-faceted practice. Whether creating towering outdoor murals, carving linoleum prints, completing indoor mural commissions, or painting on more traditional canvases, Jones creates groupings of real and imagined blossoms. In … Continue reading

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The Terrifying Beauty of Uniqlo’s Robotic Warehouse – Spoon & Tomago

Japanese retailing giant UNIQLO opened their Ariake offices back in 2015 but the warehouse was plagued with problems and inefficiencies. So the company committed to overhaul the warehouse, which was unveiled last week. The result, in which 90% of the … Continue reading

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The history of chocolate – Deanna Pucciarelli

If you can’t imagine life without chocolate, you’re lucky you weren’t born before the 16th century. Until then, chocolate only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica. So how did we get from a bitter beverage to the chocolate … Continue reading

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Norway’s $47BN Coastal Highway | The B1M

The Norwegian government are embarking on the largest infrastructure project in the country’s history.

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Fracking at Lancashire site paused after seismic event detected- Guardian

Magnitude 0.4 tremor follows several others recorded since Cuadrilla restarted drilling Source: Fracking at Lancashire site paused after seismic event detected

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Artist Leaves His Paintings For People To Find After Getting Rejected By Art Galleries – Design You Trust

My Dog Sighs, a talented street artist from England, made his first drawing when he was 7 years old. Since then everyone knew him as a child who can draw, and this was enough to set him on a journey … Continue reading

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