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James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change
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Wilkinson Residence Application: Quand les touristes s'effacent de vos photos de vacances - News High-Tech: Hard-/Software Application Le vieux rêve des photographes amateurs est sur le point de se réaliser: effacer sans souci personnes et véhicules qui s’invitent par surprise sur les clichés. Un petit clic pour la photographie, mais un bond de géant pour le photographe. Le problème est aussi vieux que la photographie elle-même: Tout est prêt pour le cliché, sujet cadré, lumière ajustée, et voilà que quelqu’un surgit au dernier moment dans le champ, ruinant la prise de vue. Le souci est certes devenu relatif à l’âge des appareils numériques, qui permettent de multiplier les essais. La situation pourrait bien changer. Caméscope intelligent Cette invention, baptisée Remove, pourrait être intégrée aux prochains appareils de photo et être disponible sous forme d’App pour les smartphones. Le concept est simple. Le site engadget a testé l’application Android avec un Galaxy Nexus et un Galaxy S2.

First 3D printed jaw transplant: 83-year-old woman sets world record (Video) Tuesday, February 7, 2012 First 3D printed jaw transplant: 83-year-old woman sets world record (Video) LEUVEN, Belgium--Scientists at the University of Hasselt BIOMED Research Institute in Belgium developed a custom made lower jaw transplant, using a prosthetic jaw made by LayerWise on a 3D printer; an 83 year-old Belgian woman has become the first-ever person to receive a transplant jawbone tailor-made for her face; the surgery took place at the Orbis Medisch Centrum in Sittard-Geleen , setting the world record for the First 3D printed jaw transplant, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com) Photo: (enlarge photo) The Guinness world record for the earliest successful full face transplant was performed by a team of doctors from the Vall d''Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. An 83-year-old Belgian woman underwent the operation last June, after suffering from an infection that rapidly ate away her jaw. (enlarge photo) Dr. ir. (enlarge photo)

Zen Table by Simon Hallam Imagine a Japanese Zen Garden built into a beautifully-crafted, glass-topped table. The body of the table encapsulates electronics and robotics, that sculpt geometric patterns and images into a field of microscopic silicone beads beneath a glass top. The effect is mesmerizing and magical; it is truly Zen-like to watch ever-changing patterns and images appear in the sand. The project is based on an idea I sketched in a notebook back in 1997. Since then I've tested a multitude of mechanical configurations and experimented with many different sculpting mediums. We Need Your Support The design and execution of the first functioning tables is complete. By contributing to this project, you are eligible for some fun and creative rewards, and you get to help (and watch) a new business ignite, from its initial spark into something tangible. Construction will use organically grown FSC certified moso bamboo, which is durable, strong, beautiful, and above all - renewable. Simon Hallam.

9-year-old's DIY cardboard arcade gets flashmobbed Nirvan says: "I just finished this short film about a 9-year-old boy's elaborate DIY cardboard arcade. Caine made his arcade using boxes from his dad's used auto parts store. He hadn't had many customers, so we set up a fun flashmob to make his day, and filmed his response. I hope it brings a smile to your day. Caine Monroy is a 9-year old boy who spent his summer vacation building an elaborate DIY cardboard arcade in his dad’s used auto parts store. Zero UI will "change design" Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” Get essential tools and recipes for the at-home bartender with this set from MakersKit Shake, stir, and muddle your way to delicious homemade cocktails with this must-have bar set.

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee (click images for detail) For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee has worked as a stage writer, director, composer, a fabricator of musical instruments, a singer, sculptor, painter and writer. Among his sculptural works are two incredible series of carved book landscapes and structures entitled Biblios and The Great Wall, where the dense pages of old books are excavated to reveal serene mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures. Of these works he says: So I carve landscapes out of books and I paint Romantic landscapes. Laramee’s next show will be in April of 2012 at the Galerie d’Art d’Outremont in Montreal.

Le Temple des Tigres Le Temple des Tigres « Le monastère n’est pas seulement pour l’homme mais aussi pour tous les animaux qui cherchent la tranquillité ». En 1999, le temple recueille un bébé tigre orphelin. Dans les mois qui suivent, les villageois et la police amènent au temple huit autres tigres dont la mère a été tuée par des braconniers. Le Temple Wat Pa Luangta Bua Yannasamoanno gagne alors son nom de Temple des Tigres. Depuis, les tigres ne cessent d’affluer et le monastère a ouvert ses portes au public avec pour objectif de construire avec le fruit des recettes « Tiger Island », une réserve pour les tigres. Intérêt: Localisation en Thaïlande A 40km au nord-est de Kanchanaburi La visite Comptez environ 1h30 à 2h pour une visite « classique ». A peine passé l’entrée, on se rend compte que le Temple des Tigres n’héberge pas que des tigres. L’attraction principale est le canyon des tigres. Tarifs Entrée du parc : 500฿ Les photos avec les tigres « classiques » sont gratuites. S'y rendre Pour moi Auteur: Tev

Flightradar24.com - Live flight tracker! Finn & Jake Pencil Carving Crazy rooms Kinetic Wind-Powered Sculptures by Anthony Howe Anthony Howe is an American artist that has been making suspended and freestanding kinetic sculptures for the last 17 years. Howe’s artwork is designed to respond to the exterior natural environment of wind and light. In his artist statement, Howe explains: “I attempt, with an economy of means, to construct objects whose visual references range from lo-tech sci-fi paraphernalia to microbiological or astronomical models. Utilizing primarily stainless steel armatures that are driven either by hammered curvilinear shapes or flat fiberglass covered discs, I hope the pieces assume a spare, linear elegance when conditions are still, mutating to raucous animation when the wind picks up. You can find many more examples of Howe’s fascinating work on his official website HOWEART.NET. [via Colossal] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Paid Content:Paid Content:Paid Content:Paid Content:Paid Content:

Innovation : Une prothèse redonne le sens du toucher à un patient amputé d’un bras - News Vaud & Régions: Lausanne & Région Innovation Un volontaire danois a porté pendant un mois un prototype de main bionique coréalisée par l’EPFL restituant des sensations en temps réel. 1/6 Un bras bionique qui redonne le sens du toucherEPFL Signaler une erreur Vous avez vu une erreur? Veuillez SVP entrez une adresse e-mail valide Partager & Commenter Votre email a été envoyé. «Ça fonctionne! C’est la première fois qu’une personne amputée retrouve un sens du toucher en temps réel pour contrôler un membre artificiel. Le prototype a été mis au point par l’EPFL et la Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna de Pise. Dennis Aabo Sorensen a été opéré en janvier 2013, à l’hôpital Gemelli de Rome. Il devrait être disponible pour différentes catégories de personnes amputées dans 10 ans, espère le prof. Article complet dans l’édition de jeudi (24 heures)

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