The power of the introvert, narrated. Read more.
Today NASA released eight incredible never-seen-before incredible photos of the universe, taken by the agency’s x-ray space telescope. Read/see more on Motherboard.
Oncologist Jim Olson received a standing ovation at PopTech 2013 yesterday after he delivered a moving talk about working in pediatric oncology and what inspired his creation of “tumor paints” to light up and locate cancerous cells during surgery.
Day 2 of the 2013 PopTech conference is streaming live - tune in.
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The Sikorsky Prize is one of the most elusive goals in aviation: keep a human powered helicopter aloft for more than a minute. It went 33 years without a winner until PopTech ‘13 speakers Todd Reichert & Cameron Robertson won the prize in June 2013. Watch the winning flight above and read more at Popular Mechanics.
"The very best [infographics] engender and facilitate an insight by visual means — allow us to grasp some relationship quickly and easily that otherwise would take many pages and illustrations and tables to convey. Insight seems to happen most often when data sets are crossed in the design of the piece — when we can quickly see the effects on something over time, for example, or view how factors like income, race, geography, or diet might affect other data. When that happens, there’s an instant “Aha!”…" - David Byrne via Brainpickings