November 10, 2018

THE BANANA COULD BECOME EXTINCT SOON

In 1826, English gardener and architect Joseph Paxton was appointed head gardener at Chatsworth House, in Derbyshire. He was just 20 when he started working for […]
August 6, 2018

GOOGLE’S EPIC ONE WORLD, ONE FONT PROJECT

When a company like Google decides to do something -anything at all- it’s bold, it’s big and it’s ambitious. There are no small projects at Google. […]
July 10, 2018

SWISS STARTUP EXTRACTS CO2 FROM AIR AND SELLS IT

To reduce the risks of climate change on the planet, the 2016 Paris Agreement set a goal, which was keeping the increase in the global average […]
May 23, 2012

Night Sky

Photographing stars is tricky, to say the least. You need long exposures to capture their faint light, but they are permanently in motion, so you also […]
April 28, 2012

VIRTUAL POST TRAUMATIC REALITY

Stephen Hawking has said that he does not believe that time travel to the past is possible. If it were, we would now have people from […]
April 21, 2012

Eau de Whale Shit

If you have ever heard that someone feels lower than whale shit at the bottom of the ocean, you have probably imagined something very visually unattractive […]
March 31, 2012

Entrepreneurship or Higher Education but not both

Peter Thiel is an American businessman, co-founder of PayPal and an early investor of Facebook. As a venture capital investor he has seen his share of […]
March 31, 2012

EATING BUGS

Entomophagy is the consumption by humans of insects as food. Although you may not know anyone who actually eats insects, and may think it is a […]
January 7, 2012

IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE?

Photo: ESO/José Francisco (josefrancisco.org) ALMA is the biggest array of telescopes in the world and the largest astronomical project ever attempted, a truly global partnership between […]

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