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Brutal inspiration: why poets are writing about Coventry’s ring road

Encircling an eccentric city centre where medieval streets meet the modern world, this hulking piece of 1970s infrastructure is the subject of 27 poetry films celebrating its bizarre concrete beauty The post Brutal inspiration: why poets are writing.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabMar 20th, 2017

Fighting House / studio_suspicion

Sageun-dong in Seoul is a topographically isolated village. The southeast side of the village is surrounded by Cheonggyecheon stream and Hanyang University, while the north side is surrounded by the adjacent hill. The Saguendong-gil road tha.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Auto

Drivers who want access to their Plex media library while behind the wheel now have a much safer option with Plex for Android Auto. The new service provides a way to access media via voice. The post Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Au.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 15 min. ago

Scientists investigate why crows are so playful

New experiments reveal a complex link between crow play and tool use. Enlarge / A New Caledonian crow uses a serrated leaf edge to pull grubs out of a hole in a log. (credit: Mark Sibley) Crows share an interesting set of behaviors with humans.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

Twitter bans ‘Hateful Display Names’ and shares Safety road map

 Twitter has committed to a specific timeline for rolling out changes to its Safety features, and announced new policies, including a ban on hateful display names, and improvements for second-hand “witness reporting” of abuse. By Jan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Renewable resource: To produce vital lipoic acid, sulfur is used, then replenished

New research shows how a protein is consumed, then reconstituted, during the production of a compound required for converting energy from food into a form that can be used by our cells. The results could help scientists to understand why humans with.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 13 min. ago

Etrian Odyssey V’s F.O.E.s And Bosses Are Brutal, But Balanced

Etrian Odyssey V is a learning experience, where every formidable F.O.E. and boss will make you a better player and teach you to watch for weaknesses. Read Etrian Odyssey V’s F.O.E.s And Bosses Are Brutal, But Balanced on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

The first episode of ‘Bubbleproof’ sets the stage for chaos on Sand Hill Road

 Bubbleproof is a new mockumentary series following the misadventures of Reputation.com founder Michael Fertik and venture capitalist David Cowan as they launch a new fund. Watch the first episode of Bubbleproof… and if you like it, good.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

Carnegie Mellon Solves 12-Year-Old DARPA Grand Challenge Mystery

H1ghlander narrowly took second in the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. Just last week, CMU figured out why H1ghlander narrowly took second in the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. Just last week, CMU figured out why.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News9 hr. 22 min. ago

Ulysses and Chrome updated with Drag and Drop, other iOS 11 enhancements

A month after the public release of iOS 11, apps continue to be updated with support for the new features in Apple’s latest operating system. Today, popular writing app Ulysses and Google Chrome were both updated with support for new iOS 11 fun.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News9 hr. 54 min. ago

California fires spare iconic "Peanuts" skating rink

Peanuts fans, THAT ice rink survived. The skating rink that was surely inspiration for a thousand comic strip ideas, everything from Charlie Brown wiping out on the ice to Snoopy's epic bird bath ice rink battles, somehow remained standing even as Sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 2 min. ago

McLaren"s next Ultimate Series car will be "brutal"

McLaren"s next Ultimate Series car will be "brutal".....»»

Category: autoSource:  autoweekRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Why the Spare Tire is Becoming Obsolete

If you’ve recently bought or started leasing a new car, chances are you might have noticed its lack of a spare tire. Are auto makers starting to stow these bad boys in a more obscure part of the vehicle? Nope. It turns out that this is a new indust.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

How Tacoma Totally Changed Halfway Through Development

Fullbright founder Steve Gaynor explains why they decided to pivot away from the game's original aesthetic and design. Fullbright's latest game, Tacoma, underwent some major changes during development, and studio founder Steve Gaynor recently e.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Airstream’s new $100K trailer is a Twinkie-shaped VIP lounge on wheels

Airstream's new Globetrotter lets you live luxuriously on the open road, featuring modern amenities, an ultra-sleek look, and loads of style. Panoramic windows ensure you never miss out on the views. The post Airstream’s new $100K trailer is a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

The first episode of ‘Bubbleproof’ sets the stage of chaos on Sand Hill Road

 Bubbleproof is a new mockumentary series following the misadventures of Reputation.com founder Michael Fertik and venture capitalist David Cowan as they launch a new fund. Watch the first episode of Bubbleproof… and if you like it, good.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Why Is There So Little Research on Guns in the US? 5 Questions Answered

Part of the problem is that the federal government largely doesn’t support it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

BlankPage is a writing app that minimizes distraction

 As any author will tell you, the way to become a better writer is to do it every single day. To help promote your daily writing habit, BlankPage provides a clean environment that tracks your progress over time. This app is currently being offer.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News12 hr. 46 min. ago

Why Email Is the Essential Growth Marketing Hack

If you’ve spent any time as a marketer, you’re familiar with the numbers that show email is among the best ROI tools at your disposal. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

Verizon OTT Delay Can’t Help Fios Video Declines, So Why the Hold Up?

Verizon OTT Delay Can’t Help Fios Video Declines, So Why the Hold Up? Verizon announced quarterly results today, revealing a decline in Fios video subs of 18K. Verizon CFO Matt Ellis directly attributed the losses to cord cutting and competition f.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

IGN"s Next Big Game Looks at Call of Duty: WW2

Find out what the folks at Sledgehammer had to say about the game's new modes and why the franchise needed to return to its roots. IGN's weekly video series Next Big Game returns with an inside look at Activision and Sledgehammer Games' upcomin.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago