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Facebook set to beam internet down to Africa from space
Facebook is designing and building a satellite to provide internet access to people in remote parts of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mushroom power could enhance smartphones, electric cars and more
The ability of the Portobello mushroom to make things better has extended beyond food and into technology.
Kingii is a water-wearable that can save you from drowning
Kingii, a new type of water-safety device for your wrist, doesn't need an app to save your life – it will inflate when you're at risk of drowning.
Forget virtual tours. This online gallery is like another dimension.
UCLA’s New Wight Gallery has been replicated online. But the experience of this virtual exhibition space bears no resemblance to any gallery you know.
Beyond Black Rock City
Larry Harvey, founding member of Burning Man, puts the idea down to a whim one afternoon. Now Burning Man-style interactive art is appearing worldwide.
Larry Harvey is the founding board member and chief philosophic officer of Burning Man, an annual festival of arts in the Nevada desert.
Keep on truckin'
The "godfather" of the Californian food truck movement is coming to Cape Town. It’s a good thing we’ll have 14 food trucks on tap.
Andrea Zittel: Wagon Station Encampment
Art21 releases the second of a two-part documentary on Andrea Zittel. In this installation she talks about wagons and “sci-fi pioneer aesthetics”.
The laws of the universe, according to Troika
The worlds of science, mathematics and art collide in London-based design studio Troika’s first solo exhibition in North America.
Andrea Zittel: Art & Design
Art21 produces the first of a two-part documentary on Andrea Zittel. In this first installation she talks about “living in art”.
Breath of life
AdaptAir is a device that provides life-giving oxygen to children with respiratory illnesses using a simple one-size-fits-all, reusable and low-cost concept.
Wear for walking
The Ekso™ is a ready-to-wear, battery-powered exoskeleton that helps people with lower-extremity paralysis or weakness to stand up and walk.
Jen Bilik is the founder and owner of Knock Knock, a company that creates smart, well-designed gift and stationery products.
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