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New Textural Sculptures Made With Swirls of Seashells by Rowan Mersh

Rowan Mersh (previously) creates textural artworks that toe the line between two and three dimensions, using carefully placed swirls of seashells. Each artwork is made up one only one kind of shell, which the artist uses in multiples as he explores the physic

ISS Daily Summary Report – 8/13/2018

Microbial Tracking-2 (MT-2): The crew collected saliva and blood samples for the Microbial Tracking-2 investigation. MT-2 monitors the different types of microbes that are present on ISS over a 1-year period. After the samples are returned to Earth, a molecul

Rupee hits record low of 70.08 a dollar, Turkey rout complicates RBI's job

A weaker currency complicates the central bank's job of keeping prices in check as it makes imports costlier

Sunken Warship 'Worth Billions in Gold' Likely Part of Cryptocurrency Scam

A treasure box discovery for the digital age.

Auction Preview: August Fine Antiques, Art, Glass, & More at Elite Auctioneers LLC, Boca Raton, Aug 18

What:  August Fine Antiques, Art, Glass, & MoreWhere: 160 W Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432, USAWhen: August 18; 10.30 amTop lots of the sale:- Pair of Important Chinese Jade Gilt Bronze Incense Boxes. A pair of Important Chinese carved jade incens

Auction Preview: Fine Asian Works of Arts at Jumbo Auction House, San Gabriel, Aug 19

What: Fine Asian Works of ArtsWhere: Jumbo Auction House, 5091 Walnut Grove Ave. San Gabriel, CA 91776.When: August 19Top lots of the sale:- Chinese Soapstone Ornamnet. Intricately carved soapstone ornament, depicting five dragons chasing a flamino pearl. Com

Auction Preview: August Online Auction at TG Bowo Inc., Walnut, Aug 19

What: August Online AuctionWhere: TG Bowo Inc. Walnut, CA 91789, United StatesWhen: August 19Top lots of the sale:- Qing Dynasty - «Qian Long» Styled Gold Bowl. H:6.7cm3/5 2in Handle To Handle: 5 in (12.6 cm) Wt: i¼š485.6 g. Estimate $60,000 - $

Auction Preview: Quail Lodge Auction at Bonhams, Carmel, Aug 24

What:​ Quail Lodge AuctionWhere: Bonhams, Quail Lodge's West Field, 7000 Valley Greens Drive (at Rancho San Carlos Rd), Carmel CA 93923 USAWhen: August 15, 06.00 pmTop lots of the sale:- 2018 Bugatti Chiron. VIN. VF9SP3V31JM795073, 7,933cc Quad-Turbocharge

Auction Preview: Interiors at Christies, New York, Aug 22

What: ​InteriorsWhere: Christies, 20 Rockefeller CenterWhen: August 22; 10.00 amPublic Viewing: 17 Aug, 10am - 5pm; 18 Aug, 10am - 5pm; 19 Aug, 1pm - 5pm; 20 Aug, 10am - 5pm; 21 Aug, 10am - 5pm; 22 Aug, 10am - 5pmTop lots of the sale:- Tiffany Studios: A Tw

Billions of Color Changing Particles Create Amorphous Waves in a New Art Film by Maxim Zhestkov 

Volumes is a new 4K experimental art film by artist and director Maxim Zhestkov (previously) which explores the laws of nature through the interactions of billions of spherical particles. As the digitally produced elements collide they transform into a ser

Monster Hunter: World is Even Better on PC

Monster Hunter: World is one of the year’s biggest games. In fact, it is currently Capcom’s fastest selling title of all time. PS4 and Xbox One owners have sunk countless hours into the […] The post Monster Hunter: World is Even Better on PC appeare

Saudi Arabia and Iran reignite the oil price war

The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is becoming increasingly evident in the oil pricing policies of the two large Middle Eastern producers. Read Full Article at RT.com

Trump lashes out at Omarosa as she releases another bombshell recording

Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman in even cruder terms as she released a recording of campaign staffers discussing how to handle the potential release of a tape of Trump using the N word. Though the existence of such a tape seemed to be a

US and allies violating INF Treaty, says senior Russian diplomat

Russia’s deputy foreign minister has said that the United States and some of its allies were knowingly violating the 1988 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by deploying launching systems capable of firing cruise missiles. Read Full Article at RT.com

Cartoon: Summer refreshment gentrification

Since everyone is either on vacation or wishing they were on vacation this week, I felt like doing something more cultural and summery. Not that political horrors aren't happening daily. We'll be getting back to those shortly. I believe the initial idea cam

Morning Digest: The surest way for indicted GOP congressman to get off the ballot? Plead guilty

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ●

The Origins of the 'OMG Particle'

Right now, as you read this very text, your DNA is getting sliced up by tiny, invisible bullets.

I got beaten up at Black Hat in the name of cybersecurity - CNET

For two hours, I endured chokeholds and getting rolled by cybersecurity experts in Las Vegas.

You might not really understand how encrypted messaging apps work - CNET

But you're not alone, new research shows.

Hands on with Comma.ai’s add-on Level 2 autonomous tech - Roadshow

Comma.ai treats cars like computers and loads them with Level 2 semi-automated tech.

Instagram users' accounts reportedly being hijacked in spreading hack - CNET

People are being logged out and their personal details are being changed, says a report.

Milan signs Bakayoko on loan from Chelsea with option to buy

AC Milan has signed French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan from Chelsea with the option to buy

Remifentanil during labor could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Half as many women in labor who were given a drug called remifentanil to help manage their pain needed a subsequent epidural, compared to the women given pethidine -- the current standard of care, according to an open-label randomized controlled trial.

Despite social development, gender attitudes chart different course globally

Sociologists charts three distinct transitions in gender attitudes associated with national characteristics. Gender equality has spread unevenly.

California water managers vary in use of climate science

Lack of climate change adaptation among water utilities can put water supplies and the people dependent on them at risk, especially in marginalized communities, a new article suggests.

Why do women get more migraines?

Differing levels of sex hormones, especially estrogens, may explain why many more women than men suffer from migraines. A study provides evidence that these hormones affect cell mechanisms that control responses to migraine triggers, offering a possible pathw

Petrucci: Last 10 laps in Austria were a «nightmare»

Petrucci ended the Red Bull Ring race fifth, 13 seconds down on race-winning factory Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo, having spent much of the race vying with Cal Crutchlow’s LCR Honda to be best privateer. However, the Italian was forced to back off in the latt

Jury clears England cricket player Stokes over street fight

England cricket player Ben Stokes has been found not guilty for his role in a street fight

Track Foosball Scores With Raspberry Pi Hack

Any college rec room or tech startup worth its salt has a foosball table, where folks can break from studying or coding for a game (or three). And digital design studio Matmi is […] The post Track Foosball Scores With Raspberry Pi Hack appeared first o

T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Hulk Shirts

Back in the days of geek prehistory, a T-shirt was a signal to the world around you that you cared about your nerdy pursuits enough to fly them like a flag. Companies like […] The post T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Hulk Shirts appeared first on Geek.com.

Chinese Tesla rival Nio files to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO

Tesla may be looking to go private, but Chinese rival Nio is going the other way after it filed to raise $1.8 billion in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Nio was started in 2014, initially as NextCar, by Bin Li, an entrepreneur who founded online auto

India’s gold imports surge as rupee plummets to record low against US dollar

Imports of gold to India surged for the first time in seven months after jewelers refilled stocks, taking advantage of sliding gold prices and rising demand with an upcoming jewelry exhibition. Read Full Article at RT.com

IDBI Bank posts Rs 24.10 bn loss in Q1, hurt by higher provisioning of NPAs

The total income of the bank for the quarter under review also declined to Rs 64.02 billion, as against Rs 67.03 billion a year ago

The $1,000 Note 9 proves your next iPhone or Android prices will get higher - CNET

Samsung follows in Apple's high-priced iPhone X footsteps. Other phone makers are sure to join.

Are your live local channels on a streaming TV service yet? - CNET

Six nationwide live TV streamers -- DirecTV Now, Fubo TV, Hulu, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV and YouTube TV -- all offer some combination of ABC, CBS, Fox and/or NBC. Find out how they compare in your city.

Upgrade struggles put Toro Rosso behind target

The team introduced several aero updates during the Austrian and British Grand Prix weekends, including a new front wing design. However, the team has struggled to extract the performance from the new parts it had hoped, and the front wing was dropped for th

Perseid Meteor Show Wows Skywatchers with Celestial Fireworks (Photos)

Brilliant displays of Perseid meteors lit up the heavens this past weekend as the annual Perseid meteor shower reached its peak.

Yes, Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women. Here's Why.

Women who have gone on a diet alongside men may have noticed a frustrating outcome: The pounds seem to fall off the men, while stubbornly sticking to women.

FIFA gives Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid bans

FIFA has given Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid international suspensions because of outside interference in their soccer associations

Submit your application to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

If there’s one thing we learned hosting last year’s Startup Battlefield in Kenya, it’s that the tech startup scene across Africa is both impressive and growing rapidly. More than 300 tech hubs connect and mentor entrepreneurs across the continent — ma
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