Ever wondered how and why your finger and toenails grow? How about why each nail grows at a varying rate? Or why your fingernails and your toenails grow differently? Well scientists have been studying nail growth for centuries, so here are all the answers you never knew you wanted.
Another media player – similar to the Apple TV or Roku devices – is coming on to the crowded market, with Google announcing official Australian availability of its Nexus Player. So, what’s different?
Drones have been used in combat for decades, so why not use them to stop things from escalating to violence? That’s the line of thinking in the Indian city of Lucknow, where local police are equipping drones with pepper spray “in case of any trouble”.
Over the past 24 hours, the Sydney, Central Coast, and Hunter regions of New South Wales have experienced very heavy rain, gale-force winds with gusts over 100 km per hour, and waves of more than 10 m in height.
While many Australians have been outraged at Woolworths’ clumsy attempt to superimpose its brand over the Anzac Centenary, what most of the reaction has missed is that the Anzac legend has always been partly about branding.
Seb Lester’s recreations of classic logos might just bridge the gap between plain ol’ letters and high-design typography for laypeople who haven’t quite figured out the difference.
Whether they be terrifying (Galactic Emperor Palpatine), exciting (holographic 3D glasses) or downright confusing (Tupac at Coachella), holograms have always been a symbol of the future. However, so far they had only provided novelty value (sorry Tupac fans), until Spanish protesters recently put the technology to beneficial use.
Any student of history knows that the dinosaurs were (probably) wiped out by an asteroid. Any student of anything knows that, wherever possible, asteroids should be avoided. Well new research shows that, in 2017, an asteroid the size of a house is coming close to earth. Dangerously close – and we may be unable to avoid it.
Turbulence comes and goes, and airline food can sometimes be quite tasty, but if there’s one thing we hate about flying, it’s the cramped seats. So Boeing has got us excited with their design for more supportive seats.