Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hubble reveal strange Exoplanet

Hubble reveal strange Exoplanet GJ 1214b

Observations by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have come up with a new class of planet, a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. It’s smaller than Uranus but larger than Earth.


Google seeks to plant Antenna farm

Google seeks to plant Antenna farm in Council Bluffs

Google Fiber Inc. a Google subsidiary, is seeking permission to place satellite antennas on land near its data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The antennas would receive feeds from broadcast networks and even be bundled with the high-speed fiber service.


Last Flight from South Pole station

The last LC-130 aircraft at South Pole Station for the 2011-12 field season

Fifty people will spend the next eight months or so at the world’s southernmost research station, isolated from the rest of the world except for Internet and voice communications. Many are support staff, from cooks to electricians to cargo handlers.
The last LC-130 aircraft at South Pole Station for the 2011-12 field season as it taxis on an ice runway. Photo Credit: Sven Lidstrom


Museum Santiago Ydanez by Matteo Cainer Architects

MCA_Arial View_Museo Santiago Ydaνez

The fractured tectonic of the Santiago Ydanez Museum by Matteo Cainer Architects (MCA), in the town of Puente de Génave expresses the relationship between the work of the artists, the site and the building program.


By |February 23, 2012|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , , |

Flower from 30,000-year-old Seeds

Sylene stenophylla- flower from 30,000-year-old Seeds

Scientists from Cell Biophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, have resurrected a 30,000-year-old plant, cultivating it from fruit tissue recovered from frozen sediment in Siberia.


A Message from Earth

A Message from Earth from the Arecibo Observatory

The above message was broadcast from Earth towards the globular star cluster M13 in 1974. During the dedication of the Arecibo Observatory – still the largest single radio telescope in the world – a string of 1’s and 0’s representing the above diagram was sent.


Dash the iPhone car stereo

Dash the iPhone car stereo

Using Dash in your car to send a text message, make a phone call, find a gas station, listen to music from the internet and the phone, and play a video.


By |February 22, 2012|Categories: Computers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sombrero Lemon Juicer

Sombrero Lemon Juicer

Lemon or lime molded juicers for bottles. Sale here. Design: Mauricio Affonso

via likecool

By |February 22, 2012|Categories: Product Design|Tags: , , , , |

Lucky coin building

GDPE project on the Guangzhou

This GDPE project on the Guangzhou skyline, a landmark that will be difficult to miss. The futuristic building, inspired by the ancient Chinese imperial jade disks, is designed by architect Joseph di Pasquale, AM project Milan.


Become David- Greenpeace campaign

Become David and fight against Goliath- Greenpeace campaign

Become David and fight against Goliath International independent campaigning from the organization Greenpeace, shows David fighting against oil rigs, overfishing, deforestation and air pollution.