(Bloomberg) — Eric Li’s factory making glass lampshades for companies including Home Depot Inc. is being stretched to its limits with sales doubling their pre-pandemic level.
Monthly Archives: May 2021
Lose weight and remember more? Intermittent fasting may improve long-term memory
LONDON — Intermittent fasting (IF) is becoming a common practice among dieters trying to burn fat and lose weight, but a new study finds it may hold cognitive benefits as well. Researchers from Kings College London report IF helped improve the long term memory retention of a group of lab mice.
M1X Mac mini reportedly to feature thinner chassis redesign, use same magnetic power connector as new iMac
In his latest video, Jon Prosser claims that the upcoming M1X-powered Mac mini will also introduce a new generation of industrial design for Apple’s standalone Mac.
These 100 companies produce 90 per cent of all single-use plastic waste generated globally
Plastic Waste Makers Index: Top 100 polymer producers
Daniel Kahneman: ‘Clearly AI is going to win. How people are going to adjust is a fascinating problem’
Daniel Kahneman, 87, was awarded the Nobel prize in economics in 2002 for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making.
Movies Every Physics Student Should Watch
Physics movies affect many of us powerfully due to the combined impact of scenery and music, technical detail and philosophical dialogue, futuristic lighting and a multitude of other special effects, all of which elicit deep feelings and even help us to reflect on our lives.
Mind over matter: brain chip allows paralysed man to write
Paralysed from the neck down, the man stares intently at a screen. As he imagines handwriting letters, they appear before him as typed text thanks to a new brain implant.
The Hypnotic World of Degenerate Spirals
Recently, I was looking for a way to add a spiral to my website1. My search led me to this CodePen, which I found fascinating. For one, the code for simulating the spiral was very simple. But what really caught my attention was what happened when I started playing with the provided “angle” slider.
The Unbuilt Streets of California’s Ghost Metropolis
In 1958, a Czech-born sociology professor named Nat Mendelsohn purchased 82,000 acres of land in the Mojave Desert, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles, and founded the optimistically named California City.
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Hulu series features story of Winter Park Boat Tour
The Places Where We Live is a three-part Hulu series featuring a series of short films inspired by real people, places, and events across the country. Hulu describes the series as “modern folklore about everyday situations and the things we take for granted.” It’s a must-watch.
Designing a guitar with hot-swappable pickups
Lately I’ve been learning to play guitar. I wanted to be able to try out a bunch of different pickups on my guitar, to get a feel for what sound I prefer.
I’m a huge fan of the transform property. Combining rotations, translations, and scalings is one of the easiest way to modify a shape of a UIView or a CALayer.
Internal Combustion Engine – Bartosz Ciechanowski
The invention of the internal combustion engine in the 19th century has revolutionized transportation over land, water, and air. Despite their omnipresence in modern day, the operation of an engine may be cryptic.
Did QuantumScape Just Solve a 40-Year-Old Battery Problem?
If electric vehicles are ever going to fully supplant gas guzzlers on the world’s roads, they’re going to need an entirely new type of battery.