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Quirky Cassette Tape Coffee Tables Add a Touch of Nostalgia to Any Room

The nostalgia of cassette tapes meets a modern, sleek, and industrial design in Taybles, a Los Angeles-based company which specializes in crafting pop-art that doubles as functional furniture. The three young artists who make up the company (Taylor, Justin, and Zach) produce cassette tape coffee …

400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

1/14<p>Austin Hay<p>What did you accomplish by the age of 16? That's how old high school junior Austin Hay is, and he's already built an entire house! Well …

Austin

9 Ways Love Is Celebrated Around the World

The exact origin of American Valentine’s Day is unknown, but what we do know is that the holiday is related to one of at least three Saint …

'4-D Printing' Technique Creates Objects That Change Over Time

While 3-D printers are versatile tools, the objects they create are largely static — but a new technique from Harvard's Wyss Institute, inspired by structures in plants, allows for creations that change their shape over time.<p>Instead of pushing out heated plastic, the printer head lays down …

Harvard

5 Easy But Effective Exercises You Can Do in Your Bedroom

Cut out the middleman and get creative.<p>Chances are, you're all too familiar with the high costs of your local gym: sign up fees, annual fees, weird hidden fees that make zero sense. Here's an idea: cut out the middleman, get creative, and work out from the comfort of your own home. James Pisano, …

It’s elementary! Highlights from the all-new periodic table

Scientists have confirmed the discovery of four new elements. Here’s a primer on other exciting members of science’s most exclusive club. And boron<p>At last, the periodic table looks tidy. To nobody’s surprise, the discovery – and indeed creation – of a few atoms of elements number 113, 115, 117 and …

Chemistry

Stratfor has 11 chilling predictions for what the world will look like in 10 years

While international analysts often try their hand at predicting the major events of the coming year, Stratfor believes that it's identified the major trends of the next 10.<p>In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world a decade from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other …

Burned girl who lost family in arson gets Disney trip

<b>(CNN) —</b> Support continues to pour in for one little girl with a simple Christmas wish.<p>Eight-year-old Sa'fyre Terry of Schenectady, New York, lost her family two years ago in a fire police say was intentionally set. She survived with severe burns to her face, and lost her right hand and foot as a …

Walt Disney Company

10 things that happen to you when you move to Japan

1. You’ll use strange heating devices in your apartment.<p>Many apartments in Japan are small, poorly insulated and lack central heating. To keep warm …

Japan

Astronaut's Stunning Photo Shows the Darkness That Sweeps North Korea at Night

Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is spending the year in space aboard the International Space Station, tweeted a stunning image of outerspace view of North …

North Korea

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women scientists smash sexist gender stereotypes on Twitter

A new hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer - aimed at dispelling myths around how women in STEM industries look - has gone viral on social media<p>Remember #DistractinglySexy – the hashtag that took off in the aftermath of the ‘Tim Hunt women are distracting and cry in labs’ debacle? The one where women …

India Is Going To Build The Largest Solar Power Plant In The World

India's "ultra mega solar power plants" are part of a 25 GW plant to make the country a solar powerhouse.<p>For some perspective, that's enough solar energy to power the equivalent of 4.1 million U.S. homes, and about half of the solar expected to be installed in all of 2014, so the opportunity for …

To Sua Ocean Trench Is Your New Happy Place In Samoa

We've seen some amazing secret beaches in our day, but nothing quite blows the mind like a giant aquamarine swimming hole on a Samoan volcanic island.<p>... Right?<p>To Sua Ocean Trench -- whose name literally means "big hole" -- is a 98-foot-deep hole on the Samoan island of Upolu. Intrepid adventurers …

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

5 Intimate Places to Hear Live Music in NYC

New York City is home to some of the world’s most famous music venues—Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing …

8 Incredible Green Spaces That Are Thriving In The Biggest Urban Jungles

Living and working within a system of architectural behemoths and concrete streets can be taxing, to say the least. And for many city-dwellers, a few patches of green can be a celebrated refuge from the urban landscape.<p>Through a study that spanned 18 years, researchers from University of Exeter …

Here's What Science Taught Us About Love This Year

Photo: Getty Images<p>Love is complicated; it doesn't take a Facebook status or a scientific study to confirm that. Still, psychologists try to make a little more sense of the L-word for our benefit, and what follows is a recap of their findings this year. Brace yourself, because it's extensive, …

5 Predictions For The World In 2039

You will probably live to see a time when we can make backup copies of your brain.<p>Natalia Hatalska says there are two types of people in the world: those “who take one day at a time” and “those who have a vision, look far ahead [and] see its opportunities and threats.” She puts herself in the …

10 National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

These lesser-known locales are just as breathtaking as Yellowstone and Yosemite

Adam Sandler Tops Forbes' Most Overpaid Actor List For The Second Year In A Row

One of the most salacious emails to be revealed from the giant hack of Sony was a list of complaints from employees about the studio. Among them was griping that Sony has stayed married to Adam Sandler despite the “mundane, formulaic” quality of his movies, some of which have been outright flops, …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

Hiking

Butterfly Valley Is Not Only Turkey's Most Perfect Beach, But An Actual Butterfly Wonderland

In Turkey's Butterfly Valley, a lush gorge winds down to a stunning blue-water beach. And while we'd recommend visiting this verdant paradise based on its looks alone, the rocky oasis is <i>also</i> home to more than 80 species of butterflies, including the exotic Jersey Tiger, which is really just an …