Folium: Where Your Coffee Comes From via Gizmodo

Folium: Where Your Coffee Comes From via Gizmodo I do honestly believe that people all over the world need to know and understand where their food comes from. It was only a generation ago where farming and food production was a major career option for many people across the country, and little by little the […]

Folium: Culinary Engineering (¡Madre de Diós!) via Imgur

Folium: Culinary Engineering (¡Madre de Diós!) via Imgur I don’t know if this is a stretch or not, but I’ve decided to at least let you know my thought processes here. Click the pic / link and you’ll see more to the story. Go ahead, I’ll wait… So, what we have here is a cute […]

Folium: A Normal Day at the Apple Store in Spain via TUAW

Folium: A Normal Day at the Apple Store in Spain (During Las Fallas) via TUAW

Folium: A Normal Day at the Apple Store in Spain via TUAW We live in an interesting time when we can travel (almost) anywhere we want in the world, and yet still have access to all of the comforts of home. Case in point, the Apple Store. Just in case you have been living in […]

Folium: Visit The Amazon River With Google Street View via The Official Google Blog

Folium: Visit The Amazon River With Google Street View! Many people around the world know that you can use Google Maps to explore cities, streets, and neighborhoods. But in addition to the urban jungle, did you know the Google has spent time mapping the real jungle as well? Using various pieces of camera equipment, specifically […]

Folium: Are There More Languages Above or Below The Equator via Lifehacker.com

Folium: “Are There More Languages Above or Below The Equator?” via Lifehacker.com

Folium: “Are There More Languages Above or Below The Equator?” via Lifehacker.com This is part of a Lifehacker.com challenge series that got me thinking. Above I have posted the initial question, as posed by Lifehacker. At the end of my comments here, I’ll post the results for you to take a look at. Make an […]

Folium: Learning a Second Language Can Give Your Brain a Boost via Lifehacker.com

Folium: Learning a Second Language Can Give Your Brain a Boost via Lifehacker.com

Folium: Learning a Second Language Can Give Your Brain a Boost via Lifehacker.com While this idea doesn’t seem like this big of a stretch, I’m happy to see evidence. Go science! New studies coming out of the journal Developmental Science point to how the brain actually rewires and grows as it adapts to new systems […]

Folium: New Van Gogh Painting Discovered via Gizmodo.com

Folium: New Van Gogh Painting Discovered via Gizmodo.com Chalk one up for technology! Utilizing a technique called “Macro Scanning X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry” scientists have been able to confirm a new work by Vincent Van Gogh! This is a great example of high-culture meeting high-technology. People in the science, math, and technology fields can contribute to science […]

Folium: How Video Game Cover Art Changes Around The World via IGN.com

Folium: How Video Game Cover Art Changes Around The World via IGN.com This week, in between overhauling the design of the site and editing old posts, I’ve been fully immersed in the world of Diablo III (as long as the login servers stay up). Video games now account for an insane amount of money, and […]

Folium: The Spanish Word For “Wife” … via DidYouKnowArchive.com

Folium: The Spanish Word For “Wife” … via DidYouKnowArchive.com Did the picture ruin the surprise? The Spanish word for wife is la esposa. The Spanish word for handcuffs is las esposas. So, your wife is technically your handcuffs. Insert jokes here… However, I’m disappointed that the website doesn’t explain why the two words are so […]

Folium: Microsoft Can Make Your Voice Speak Foreign Languages via Gizmodo.com

Folium: Microsoft Can Make Your Voice Speak Foreign Languages via Gizmodo.com

Folium: Microsoft Can Make Your Voice Speak Foreign Languages via Gizmodo.com Have you ever wondered what your own voice sounds like? Have you ever taken a tape recorder, recorded yourself, then immediately said “eww, that’s how I sound to other people?” Yeah, I thought so. Well, take that idea and apply it to different languages! […]