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Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Stem Cells

The Rise and Fall of the Once Beloved Sunken Living Room

Let's talk, for a moment, about a curious architectural feature of many mid-century homes: the sunken living room. For a while, it was all the rage …

Living Rooms

A Designer Mom Shares Her Secrets For Chic Childproofing

Can you really create a kid-friendly environment at home without skimping on style? Interior designer Purvi Padia says yes — as long as you master some tricks of the trade. As a young mom living in New York City, Purvi knows all about the need to have a home that can host playdates by day and …

Home Decorating

Storytelling​ ​Architecture​ ​presents​ ​50​ ​fairy​ ​tales of​ ​future​ ​worlds​ in a new book

<b>Blank Space</b><b>, an online architecture competition platform, has released its new book titled "Storytelling Architecture", presenting 50 fairy tales of</b> …

Finalists of the Art of Building Photography Contest Highlight the Beauty of the Built Environment

Now in its eighth year, Art of Building is an annual photography contest that allows photographers to show off their best images of the built environment. Organized by the Chartered Institute of Building, amateur and professional photographers from around the world submitted thousands of entries, …

Reimagining Prison with Frank Gehry

“I’ve personally spent only one night in jail,” Frank Gehry confessed. “I didn’t like it very much.” Gehry, eighty-eight, who has been described as our greatest living architect (and, by an admiring pro-cannabis Web site, as a “very important pothead”) said that he got his only taste of …

George Soros

After This Sexist High School Sent 20+ Girls Home For Dress Code Violation, Boys Had A Perfect Response

A bunch of male students have come up with a brilliant way to take a stand against what they consider to be sexist dress codes at their high …

Feminism

Why some women support benevolent sexism, gender hierarchy

"Some people live by group equality...to them what is fair and just and right is that all different groups of people are equal.<p>"For other people, to …

Feminism

Sexism is squeezing men out of plum jobs

M&S forced to change lavatory signs after complaints of sexism

M&S has been forced to change lavatory signs in their stores after complaints of sexism.<p>A customer at the chain's Holmbush store in Shoreham spotted that the female toilet sign showed a woman with a baby while the sign for male toilet just showed a man, and claimed this suggested that only women …

West Sussex

Prisons May Start Giving Out Free Pads and Tampons

About time.<p>For many people in prison, getting their periods are far more than just "that time of the month." For menstruators on the outside, periods are often little more than an inconvenience, but in prison, limited access to pads and tampons can make menstruation not only uncomfortable, but …

Menstruation

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself | Inc.com

If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget to be kind to ourselves.<p>Life's tough enough, stressful enough, hard enough, …

Self-help
Psychology

Dubai is building the world's first hotel with its own rainforest — here's what it's like inside

Set to open in 2018, the Rosemont Hotel and Residences will boast over 2 million square feet of hotel, residential, and leisure space, an artificial beach, and a glass-bottom pool suspended above the streets of Dubai.<p>The hotel, designed by ZAS Architects, will be accommodated by a 47-storey tower …

Skyscrapers

3tags.org

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Agree to Work Together

The Democratic Party establishment’s long, awkward, and occasionally frightening nightmare is over — or at least just about.<p>Hillary Clinton was declared the winner of the final primary in the Democratic Party’s presidential nominating process Tuesday night, just as she sat down for a highly …

Government

Disney gator attack: 2-year-old boy found dead

<b>Lake Buena Vista, Florida (CNN) —</b> A 2-year-old boy pulled by an alligator into a lagoon near a Walt Disney World hotel has been found dead, authorities said.<p>An Orange County dive team found Lane Graves' body intact about 1:45 p.m., not far from where he was grabbed Tuesday night, Sheriff Jerry …

Disney World

Orlando shooter’s wife facing intense scrutiny from the FBI

The 30-year-old wife of the gunman who opened fire inside an Orlando nightclub is facing intense scrutiny as the FBI tries to determine whether she had advance knowledge of the massacre, according to federal authorities.<p>In interviews with Noor Z. Salman, the FBI has learned that she accompanied her …

Terrorism

These Fantastical Architectural Illustrations Are Made Using Autocad

Fabiola Morcillo Núñez, an architect from the University of Chile, is 26-years-old and has been formally drawing under the name 1989 for about a year …

Almost all great science fiction and fantasy comes back to this simple idea

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox<p>Almost all science fiction and fantasy stories are, at their core, about the economics of scarcity and abundance.<p>That's …

Hotter than the sun: GE’s hot sauce combines the world's hottest peppers and science

There’s something unsettling about 10^32 Kelvin. The deep, red-orange body of the hot sauce looks almost like Frank’s Red Hot, but menacing flecks of …

Trace Your Ancient Human Ancestry with New Map

The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.

Ancestry.com Inc.

The epiphany that turned me into a good baker

When I attended the Cordon Bleu School of Cookery in London in the late 1970s, I learned the foundations of French cuisine. But even as Ms. Cadbury was teaching us the proper way to fold butter into puff pastry and the technique for making silky béarnaise sauce, I made a silent vow to myself: I …

Dessert

Islamic State claims attacks at Brussels airport and metro station

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the two bomb attacks that killed at least 31 people and injured more than 220 in the departure hall of Brussels’ Zaventem airport and a metro station in the Belgian capital on Tuesday.<p>Brussels airport explosions – live …

Extremism

Swim Through This Spanish Museum

Off a Spanish island, Europe's first submerged museum installation has a haunting reminder of the continent’s ongoing human tragedy.<p>Sculptures and …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

Depression

21 Hilarious Dog Pictures Guaranteed To Make You Laugh

Dogs are the happiest animals!

Guatemala sexual slavery verdict shows women's bodies are not battlefields

Two men have been found guilty for enslaving indigenous women in Sepur Zarco in a case symbolising a wider battle for Latin America women<p>The word <i>muxuk</i> refers to a woman who has been “desecrated”, a woman whose “social and spiritual world was destroyed and broken in all of the areas of her life”. In …

Latin America

Aglio e Olio: The One Pasta Sauce You Absolutely Must Know

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If there were a pasta bible, the first line would read, "In the beginning, God created <i>aglio e olio</i>." Historically, that line wouldn't really be accurate, since the evidence doesn't support the idea that garlic (<i>aglio</i>) and oil (<i>olio</i>) were the original …

Italian Food

A lake that hides a 500-year-old secret

Laguna de los Condores is one of the country’s most important Inca sites – but only 150 people trek to this remote spot each year.<p>High in the remote northwestern Andes is a stunning mountain lake that’s held a secret for more than 500 years.<p>Laguna de los Condores, located in northern Peru’s remote …

South America