The act of cooking food sets humans apart from other animals, and the act of sharing food can help bring our species together. In response to Denmark’s 2016 immigration laws, which make it harder for immigrants to settle in the country, restaurateur and entrepreneur Jakob Vinkler led the creation of Det Grænseløse Køkken, or “The Boundless Kitchen.” It’s a simple food truck with a complex mission: to unify communities with a common cultural experience.
Lego House, Billund, Denmark by BIG Bold and expressive (Credit: Alamy) One familiar way of dismissing contemporary architecture is to say that this or that new building ‘looks like Lego’. Lego’s famous interlocking plastic bricks first went on sale in 1949 just as Modernist architecture, derived from the Bauhaus, went truly global and four-square, Cubist-like […]
The idea that a machine might be able to read and translate your thoughts may sound like science fiction. Buckle up, buddy. You’re in the future now. Researchers have found a way to read a bird’s brain and predict what song it’s going to sing next. University of California, San Diego scientists announced they were able to […]
Bitcoin plunged on Friday, extending a fall that saw the crypto-currency lose more than a third of its value from a record of nearly $20,000 (£15,000). The crypto-currency’s price dipped below $11,000 on Friday, according to the Coindesk exchange website, before recovering to about $12,000. Amid the swing, three Bitcoin-related exchanges suspended certain trades. Bitcoin has […]