The Superb Bird-of-Paradise’s Courtship Dance

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The aptly named “superb bird-of-paradise” is fascinating to behold, especially when it’s performing its courtship dance. In fact, once the male bird opens its plumage, it doesn’t look like a bird at all. Continue reading

Magnus App: “Shazam” For The Art World

Brand new app, Magnus, (that works in NYC only now) is being toted as the Shazam of the art world.  Simple and to-the-point, the Magnus user only needs to point their smartphone at an artwork seen in a gallery, and instantly a plethora of information becomes available on their device. Title, artist name, medium, and dimensions are listed, allowing even uninitiated art viewer to understand to basic components of the work. Continue reading

Kiddle! New Child-Friendly Search Engine by Google

Google is the go-to website for everyone who has access to internet. A question, a query, any assignment, or any normal information, the only person we ask is Google.
There was a time when we even checked our internet connection by going to Google.
Google is that friend we don’t consider to be really important but they are the best one there is.
But, kids, remember there were a lot of times when you searched something and some unwanted and ‘bad’ links, something you are not supposed to see.
But internet placed that link, so it’s not really your fault.
But, your parents and other ‘more intelligent’ people don’t want you to see them.
So, here’s some good news.

Bad links

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Cabin With a View, The Windowless Plane

the windowless cabin with a view windowlessplaneIn a concept design created by U.K. product and technology research company, Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), an airplane’s windows will be replaced with floor-to-ceiling screens displaying 360-degree views of the sky captured by cameras mounted outside the plane. In addition to the real-time displays, the screens would also be used for entertainment purposes, showing detailed information about the objects seen outside the plane and playing recorded media. The screens would also double as touch-screen displays for in-flight services.