Holy Grain: The Spiritual Beginnings of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

As new patients approached the sprawling grounds of Battle Creek Sanitarium, they saw men in short-sleeve shirts and women in floor-length dresses doing lunges and backbends. New arrivals soon noticed their tanner cheeks and shrunken waistlines — taking on a cultivated air of health, well-being and moral fortitude. They were there because their health had […]

World’s tiniest ‘computer’ makes a grain of rice seem massive

You didn’t think scientists would let IBM’s “world’s smallest computer” boast go unchallenged, did you? Sure enough, University of Michigan has produced a temperature sensing ‘computer’ measuring 0.04 cubic millimeters, or about a tenth the size of IBM’s former record-setter. It’s so small that one grain of rice seems gigantic in comparison — and it’s […]

Guns to plowshares: Kalashnikov targets Russia's grain shipping market

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 10:16 The Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov Concern wants to master a new market niche. Kalashnikov is planning to start a cargo transportation company to ship grain, according to company sources, as quoted by Russian business daily Kommersant. The renowned gun maker will reportedly invest up to 10 billion rubles ($ […]

How a Decrepit Grain Silo Became South Africa’s Mind-Blowing Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

Architect Mat Cash transformed a facility meant to store 30,000 tons of wheat, maize, and sorghum into a celebration of art instead of agriculture. https://media.wired.com/photos/59c55312cd214f46039bd2c8/master/pass/776_3_HR_ZeitzMOCAA_HeatherwickStudio_Credit_Iwan%20Baan_View%20of%20Zeitz%20MOCAA%20in%20Silo%20Square.jpg Feed: All Latest