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[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

This interactive map shows why renewables and natural gas are taking over the US

This one’s for the energy nerds out there. The University of Texas Austin’s Energy Institute has put out an incredibly useful interactive map showing what types of power plants are cheapest to build in every county in the continental United States. (No, really, it’s fascinating.)<p>Playing around with …

Lavish treehouse-like home frames knockout natural views in Chile

The 2y House has been more than nine years in the making<p>The dream of living in a luxurious treehouse is alive and well at the enigmatic 2y House in Chile, where architect Sebastian Irarrazaval worked with clients who wanted to ensconce themselves as entirely as possible in the woods near the …

9 Tips To Know About Choosing Wood For Carpentry

Across time, wood has been used for building and making all kinds of objects. No matter whether you want to build a home, make eating utensils, or …

Woodworking

Just what our crumbling, aging infrastructure doesn’t need: Trump’s plan

Donald Trump has made rebuilding America’s decrepit infrastructure a centerpiece of his political pitch. And it seems many top Democrats are …

Urban Design

This smart home appliance will make it easier to grow weed at home

As cannabis use becomes normalized, the tech industry is finally starting to innovate the seed to weed growing process.<p>A venture capital-backed …

Cannabis

How 11 cities are leading the climate change fight

From transit to radical green energy projects, new, sustainable solutions for our urban centers<p>The last year has seen big discussions on the ability of climate treaties and energy policy to shape and save our environment. But, in many ways, the changes that are helping to bring about greener …

12 cheap building materials perfect for a small home

Starting a new build project can be a daunting prospect, especially in terms of how expensive the endeavour could become. But if you could locate …

Amazing

Dallas Aims to Be One of the Greenest Cities in U.S. with New Urban Nature Park

Dallas is set to create a “Nature District” of more than 10,000 acres within an area called the Trinity River Corridor. The immense project serves as notice that the city is serious about greening their surroundings. Upon completion, the district would be 10 times the size of Central Park. The plan …

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

Biotechnology

Mapped: The countries that smoke the most cannabis

To mark 4/20, a day dedicated to smoking marijuana, we've mapped the world according to cannabis consumption – and the results might surprise you.<p>The top nation isn't The Netherlands, famous for its coffeeshops, or indeed Portugal, the US or Uruguay, each of which has made strides to decriminalise …

Sierra Leone
Cannabis

There's something strange happening to Arctic sea ice

A member of a team of Cambridge scientists trying to find out why Arctic sea ice is melting so fast, walks on some drift ice 500 miles (800 km) from the North Pole September 3, 2011. Reuters/Stuart McDill I've written quite a bit over the past few years about the death spiral of sea ice at the …

Global Warming

10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

Singularity

The Fortune 500 Can’t Go Along with a Rollback on Climate Policy

The Paris climate agreement – under which governments from around the world agreed to keep the global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — came into force last week, and this week delegates from almost 200 countries are meeting in Marrakech to consider the progress …

Archaeologists Discover Pharaonic Boat Burial at the Ancient Site of Abydos

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient Pharaonic boat burial at Abydos, an ancient Egyptian religious center that sits about six …

Archaeology

Was physics really violated by EM drive in 'leaked' NASA paper?

Ever since NASA announced that they had created a prototype of the controversial Radio Frequency Resonant Cavity Thruster (aka. the EM Drive), any …

Fears over solar and wind power reliability 'overblown', says energy secretary

Fears over intermittent solar and wind power were "overblown" and those who said they would jeopardise Britain’s ability to keep the lights on have been "proved wrong", Greg Clark, the new business and energy secretary has claimed.<p>In his first major speech on energy since his appointment in July, …

Tech tips to help stay safe in Trump’s America

Tech is as much a liability as it is an opportunity, as this election demonstrated. The next few years will be scary for many reasons, and to some more than others, and part of that will be the continued and likely expanded exploitation of the technologies and services we’ve come to rely on. …

Encrypted email service ProtonMail says new signups doubled after Trump win

ProtonMail, an encrypted email service that has previously touted itself as “NSA-proof,” has claimed that it has seen double the number of new signups since Trump’s election victory compared to last week.<p>The company claims that, as a Swiss entity that benefits from support from the Swiss …

Privacy

The water crisis facing California – in pictures

Mustafah Abdulaziz has spent years documenting humanity’s relationship to a precious natural resource – water. His latest work focuses on the challenges facing California, a highly populated state and a major agricultural center. Water: California was the first prize winner in the Syngenta …

Two of Russia's Largest Banks Say They've Been Hacked

Two of Russia’s largest banks, Sberbank and Alfa Bank, say they have been hit by cyber attacks in recent days.<p>Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab said …

'It is happening here and now': New York City is prepping for the looming threat of climate change

If the latest apocalyptic climate change projections come true -- with sea levels rising upwards of 28 inches (70 cm) by 2050 -- Wall Street and Ellis Island could be swallowed up.<p>The wrath of Superstorm Sandy -- which killed more than 40 people -- paralyzed New York in October 2012. The storm left …

Staten Island

Mysterious Unidentified Object Crashes in Myanmar

Unidentified piece of an aircraft, believed to be an engine, falls near Hpakant jade mine | #Myanmar https://t.co/W2im1NOCdh …

How to encrypt your internet communication during a Trump presidency

Last night, the United States elected reality TV judge Donald Trump president. Trump has repeatedly made comments about wanting to surveil mosques and Muslims, about wanting to remove thousands of undocumented immigrants from the country, and and even about building literal walls to keep people out …

Privacy

California just legalized marijuana, and it's going to have a huge impact on the economy

California is the world's sixth largest economy, only outpaced by the US (as a whole), China, Japan, Germany, and the UK. The Golden State's economic output for 2015 came in at $2.46 trillion.<p>Let's be clear: We're talking about a single US state economy compared with those of entire countries. …

Cannabis

Donald Trump on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, funding Nasa and the climate change 'hoax'

On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump will take office as the 45th president of the United States. Through months of campaigning, Trump was criticised …

Clean Technology

Marijuana legalization won big on Election Day. It will keep winning.

Marijuana legalization is looking more and more inevitable with every election.<p>While most people watched the presidential election in horror on Tuesday night, something else, quietly but surely, happened on Election Day: Marijuana legalization won. In fact, it won in several states — in an election …

This Is VERY Bad For The Fight Against Climate Change

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump thinks climate change is a “bullshit” “hoax.” Now the president-elect gets to guide United States’ climate policy.<p>No one bothered to ask the candidates about climate change at the debates, despite the fact that it’s the most pressing environmental issue of our time ― and …