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How Long Until a Robot Cries? – Nautilus

When Angelica Lim bakes macaroons, she has her own kitchen helper, Naoki. Her assistant is only good at the repetitive tasks, like sifting flour, but he makes the job more fun. Naoki is very cute, just under two feet tall. He’s … Continue reading

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10 highlights from the V&A’s The Future Starts Here exhibition – Dezeen

Ahead of new V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here, the curators pick 10 objects in the show that can help us predict what’s in store in years to come. The 10 designs make up a handful of the 100 objects … Continue reading

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Splash and Burn: An Artist-Led Initiative Raising Awareness About the Negative Effects of Palm Oil Production in South Asia – Colossal

Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of palm oil, the harvesting of which has been shown to have extremely adverse effects on wildlife and natural resources, including deforestation, fires, and the displacement of people and animals. Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic (previously) witnessed … Continue reading

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POV Footage of a Log Going Through a Sawmill Line – Laughing Squid

Red Stag Timber commercial manager Paul Laing, attached a GoPro camera to a log and captured awesome POV footage of the log going through their sawmill line.via Digg Source: POV Footage of a Log Going Through a Sawmill Line

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Banksy Releases New Miniature Walled Off Hotel Souvenir Series

Banksy’s year-old project in Bethlehem,The Walled Off Hotel (previously), has just released a new set of souvenirs exclusively available in the hotel shop. The series of works, which are each hand painted by local artists, depict the West Bank barrier in a crumbling … Continue reading

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TETRO agency + fernando volken togni develop giant participatory street art in Lyon

To reveal the new face of the city center of Lyon, TETRO agency invited the brazilian artist Fernando Volken Togni to create his vision of the french city and its brand-new pedestrian street with a giant participatory fresco. the event aimed to … Continue reading

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An eye-catching design for outdoor seating by Netherlands-based designer Marco Manders that pays tribute to the Dutch national flower, the tulip, and adds a burst of color to any environment. The Tulpi-seat, with full 360 degree rotation, folds automatically into … Continue reading

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The Liverpool Manchester Hydrogen Clusters Project — The Anonymous Widower

The project is described briefly on this page on the Cadent web site. This is the introduction. The use of hydrogen in place of natural gas could offer a route to widespread decarbonisation of gas distribution networks. The Liverpool-Manchester Hydrogen … Continue reading

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How Facebook can survive without the West’s advertising money — Quartz

In the ever-deepening wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, where nearly 90 million Facebook users had their data unknowingly harvested by the data company hired by the Trump campaign, the social network has been under increasing scrutiny. There are calls … Continue reading

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Apple engineer killed in Tesla car operating in driverless mode

Electric car company Tesla has confirmed that a recent fatal crash involving one of its vehicles occurred while the car was in autopilot mode. Source: Apple engineer killed in Tesla car operating in driverless mode

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