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Grow a 100-year old forest in your backyard - in just 10 years

<b>Obviously, you can't literally grow a century-old forest in just a decade, but by mimicking nature's forest-building process, it's possible to</b> …

DIY Beauty Products: 4 Superfood-Packed Beauty Products You Can Make In Your Kitchen

Ever toss your kale and berries into your blender and think “Facial mask!”? (Us too.) Of course, your skin care products can come directly from your kitchen, and not the beauty counter, says green-beauty savant Deborah Burnes.<p>Should you love the idea of being able to identify everything that goes …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Use Bacteria as Living Hard Drives

A data dump with a difference.<p>Computers are becoming more like living beings, and now it looks like living beings are becoming more like computers. …

Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes

Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, <i>Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes</i>, he explains why.<p>By his estimation, carbon dioxide emissions from human activity since industrialization began have changed the trajectory of …

Climate Change

Science says that brushing your teeth after drinking wine could be dangerous

Between a morning cup of joe (or two or three) and wine at happy hour, our poor teeth are constantly taking a beating that many of us try to rectify …

These Ramen Hacks Will Instantly Upgrade Your Easy Meals

Ramen noodles have been a pantry staple of college kids for years, and for good reason (they’re dirt cheap!). Just because you’re out of college doesn’t mean you have to put your ramen days behind you. You’re probably in the midst of planning your financial future, and it doesn’t get much more …

Analyst Says Apple Is 'Building a New Company'

And that the company has slowly been expanding its business model

Hyperloop One reaches 187kph in first test run

Hyperloop One has successfully tested its levitating electromagnetic motor for future transport systems at a track in Nevada, USA.<p>The company's …

Google just released a keyboard for the iPhone with built-in search

Google just announced and launched a new keyboard for the iPhone that it’s calling Gboard. The keyboard has built-in Google search functionality, as …

Hyperloop Startup Says Its Tech Is Safer, Cheaper Than High-Speed Trains

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of several companies trying to build a futuristic transportation system that can hurtle people and cargo …