While we are living, our lives are like that of an open book, still being written. Eventually, our book closes for us, and to others, it will be as if we never existed at all. Those of us who write down our life story, will leave a little piece of us behind when we’re gone.
A Japanese social concept called “ikigai” provides a new way of looking at what most of us can relate to in our lives at some time. For this culture, traditionally men relate this to career and women to motherhood and family. Definition Iki : life Gai : value or worth The interpretation of “ikigai” is
Human Levitation? By utilizing rapidly fluctuating acoustic vortices, researchers are now able to suspend objects with sound. These vortices resemble amplified outer sound waves with a silent core. Acoustic tractor beams use the power of sound to hold particles in mid-air, and unlike magnetic levitation, they can grab most solids or liquids. For the first
Samburu warriors found this baby trapped in a hand-dug well. When the elephant’s herd didn’t come back for her, the team took her to the sanctuary. Dubbed Kinya, she was given loving care by keepers such as Rimland Lemojong. Even so, she died weeks later. National Geographic This photo was originallly published in “Warriors
You have to #thinkdifferently about the problems we face in a world today wth an ever expanding population and challenges to grow our infrastructure to cope. Elon Musk’s “The Boring Company” take a new different look at traffic congestion in our major cities. To solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic, roads must go 3D, which
Climeworks and Reykjavik Energy have started running the first power plant confirmed to produce “negative emissions” — that is, it’s removing more CO2 than it puts out. The geothermal station in Hellsheidi, Iceland is using a Climeworks module and the plant’s own heat to snatch CO2 directly from the air via filters, bind it to
SOFTlab, New York SOFTlab is a design studio based in New York City, created by Michael Szivos. The studio designs across almost every medium, from digitally fabricated large-scale sculpture, to interactive design, to large-scale digital video installations. As the studio adjusted to a wide range of projects, it began to focus less on the medium
As a born and bred Yorkshire lass, I have always eaten fruit cake with a slice of cheese, a totally delicious combination by the way, and thought nothing of it until I met the man who is now my husband. He scoffs at the idea, declaring it the weirdest thing he has ever heard and