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Indian Spacecraft Snaps Spectacular Portrait of Mars (Photo)


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Indian Spacecraft Snaps Spectacular Portrait of Mars (Photo)

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NASA Exoplanet Mission to Hunt Down Earth-sized Worlds


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NASA Exoplanet Mission to Hunt Down Earth-sized Worlds

European Spacecraft to Make Historic Comet Landing on Nov. 12


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European Spacecraft to Make Historic Comet Landing on Nov. 12

Your Body, the Machine… Literally


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Ron Miller  http://io9.com/your-body-the-machine-literally-1639677357

Your Body, the Machine… Literally

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

Once upon a time it was quite popular to depict the human body in terms of machinery. The idea was that all of the functions and organs of the body could be equated on a one-to-one basis with machinery and technology: the eyes were cameras, the lungs bellows, the arms derricks, etc. The result was scores of books featuring some pretty bizarre illustrations. A sample of these will speak for themselves.

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

The last gasp of the human-body-as-machine was probably the classic Bufferin ads of the 50s and early 60s.

Your Body, the Machine... Literally

How Many Calories Am I Burning? (Infographic)


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How Many Calories Am I Burning? (Infographic)

Facts About Aluminum


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Facts About Aluminum

What Is Quantum Mechanics?


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What Is Quantum Mechanics?