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The 15 moonshot technologies NASA is funding to make science fiction a reality

Each year, the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program awards funding to a set of research projects on the bleeding edge of technology. These aren’t your everyday “disruptive” apps and social networks; we’re talking interstellar exploration, nanotube comet sensors, and robot squids.<p>Each of these …

Ikea for Farming: Flat-Pack Hen House, Worm Bin, Beehive

As many of us become more concerned and aware of the foods we are consuming, urban farming has taken off as not only a way to produce healthy foods, but also to help produce foods in a more economical and environmentally-friendly fashion. Now, the AKER project is utilizing the power of CNC …

Farming

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Pull Quote

Weird & Wild<p>Nephila clavata, a large, orb-weaving arachnid, has taken up residence in northern Georgia, recent research shows.<p>An East Asian spider known for its colorful nicknames and strong, golden silk has moved into the U.S. state of Georgia—the first time the species has been recorded in North …

Zoology

Revealed, the 10 best foods to boost your energy levels (without expanding your waistline)

Lee Holmes is a Certified Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and writer for Healthista.com.<p>Here, she reveals the best foods to …

Wellness