Rubber bands aren’t typically used for anything much more elaborate than securing a sheet of paper into a tube. But the addition of substance du jour graphene gives them a new, scientific function.
Source: How to make an electrically conducting rubber band
From the moment an employee enters The Edge to the moment they leave, the building — Amsterdam HQ of professional services firm Deloitte — is tracking them.
Source: Deloitte’s Amsterdam HQ senses staff movements to save energy
Rarely are fashion bloggers just hobbyists these days — increasingly they are entrepreneurs with business plans and revenue. With affiliate marketing, advertising partnerships and direct online retailing, blogging has become an efficient way to make money.
Source: Meet the fashion mavens making big bucks from style musings | WIRED UK
Designer Jake Dyson devotes his time to making lights he claims last (almost) a lifetime. Whether that means building technology adapted from satellites to improve the efficacy of LEDs or developing Wi-Fi controls that allow effortless monitoring and control of those lights, he’s switched on to it.
Source: Dyson’s son has found a way to extend longevity of LEDs | WIRED UK
This 70-metre-deep crater suddenly appeared last summer on the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia
Source: Siberia’s deep mystery | WIRED UK