Ben Gomoll

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9 Easy Daytrips from Atlanta

North, south, east or west, hidden gems abound in every direction beyond Atlanta’s city limits for those exploring further afield. From a charming …

8 men and women once sealed themselves inside this enormous fake Mars colony for 2 years — here's what it's like today

A decade before Elon Musk founded his fast-rising rocket company, SpaceX, or spoke publicly about colonizing Mars, a different billionaire captivated the world with Biosphere 2.<p>Ed Bass, an oil tycoon, spent about $250 million to build and operate that facility as a proof-of-concept for a permanent, …

Physical Geography

Is This Happiness-Boosting Supplement the New Zoloft?

We live in an era when there are natural supplements for just about everything: vitamin C for glowing skin, vitamin A for hair growth, and probiotics …

Last night’s moon and Jupiter

The EarthSky community comes through again! Wonderful photos of the moon and Jupiter on June 3, 2017, from around the world.<p>Bottom line: Photos of …

Pierre Turtaut Photography

Fashion and beauty through the lens of French photographer, Pierre Turtaut.Pierre Turtaut is a French photographer with an eye for detail. He can …

Photography

A 3D Animation That Compares the Scale of the Smallest Known Particles to the Universe Itself

A 3D animation by Reigarw Comparisons measures the scale of the smallest known particles to the size of the universe itself, scaling up incrementally …

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Drawing inspiration from nature, student designs a new type of wind turbine

Since childhood, Michael Carruth, a junior in the environmental design program at CU-Boulder, has been fascinated with nature. Long hours spent …

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

What It's Really Like to Train Victoria's Secret Models

Go-to trainer for the VS Angels, Justin Gelband shares their fitness and diet routine.<p>Victoria's Secret models don't just waltz onto the runway looking ~flawless~. It takes a ton of work to get them in such great shape — and lots of help from people like Justin Gelband, the certified fitness …

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

• Log into history.google.com<br>• Click on the hamburger icon on the top left of the page<br>• Go to “Voice & Audio Activity”<br>• Scroll through your list to see all the silly things there is audio proof of you asking about<br>• Click on one of the squares to select a recording to delete<br>• Stop using the voice function if …

The Voice

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Space Science

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Mars

Student Develops An Ingenious Building Material That Shapeshifts In Response To Rain

Chao Chen, a product design student at RCA, created a water-reacting laminate that can open when it’s sunny and close when it rains.<p>When Chao Chen had to conduct a materials study during his second term at the Royal College of Art, he found inspiration while walking through London’s Hyde Park on a …

The Friend: Love Is Not a Big Enough Word

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

16 Things Only People Who Live in the Suburbs Understand

You may have the big city, but we've got yards. And garages. #suburbanpride<p><b>Yeah, having a big yard is great.</b> But you have to landscape the <i>whole thing.</i><p><b>Chain restaurants are everywhere.</b> But there are amazing local restaurants too — if you know where to find them.<p><b>You know your neighbors' floor plans</b> …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Microscope Photos Show the Abstract Beauty of the World All Around Us

Photographer Linden Gledhill is a photographer who uses his background in biochemistry to capture gorgeous abstract images of the world at a …

The Sneaky Ways Your House Is Making You Cranky (And How To Fix It!)

Feeling a bit off lately? The way you've decorated your home might be the culprit.<p><b>1. There's not a potted plant in sight.</b>Bright green leaves breathe life (literally) into your home — houseplants can purify the air indoors, which can be five times more polluted that outdoor air, reports the EPA. …

Dining Rooms

Sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet have been decimated

A new report published by IDC shows that worldwide tablet shipments have shrunk for the first time since 2010.<p>IDC says that Q4 tablet shipments were at 76.1 million units, a drop of 3.2% on 2013.<p><b>This chart from IDC shows the breakdown of tablet manufacturers:</b><p>Amazon isn't just the smallest tablet …

How to talk to anyone at a networking event

The only problem is you've never met any of these people before, and you're terrified of making an awkward first impression.<p>First of all, lighten up, says master networker Jon Levy, and take comfort in knowing there are tactics you can use to make your next networking event not only worth your time …

Networking

3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where they'll fit. A team of Princeton researchers …

10 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

It seemed like 2014 was all about Cronuts and other crazy hybrid foods. But when you look at the recipes people searched for the most, it was …