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Wearable technology may improve sleep, endurance and chronic pain

Sixty-three-year-old David Baker made a living driving tractor trailers in the South for 40 years. But when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2006, the condition meant the days he could still operate the equipment, much less walk without stumbling, were numbered.<p>Baker went on disability …

NASA's Time Lapse Video Shows Humanity's Impact on the Earth

How much of an impact can billions and billions of people make on the environment? Well, if you watch the video below from Vox, you'll see that in a …

14 One-Liners That Sum Up What Marriage Is Really Like

This week, HuffPost Weddings highlighted a handful of tweets that summed up the marriage experience.<p>"Turns out, marriage is mostly just walking behind your wife carrying heavy things," one tweeter mused. "Marriage is essentially agreeing to share 50 percent of your ice cream forever," another …

16 Incredible Maps That Will Blow Your Mind

These maps will change your understanding of our planet.

How Technology Has Affected Wages for the Last 200 Years

Today’s great paradox is that we feel the impact of technology everywhere – in our cars, our phones, the supermarket, the doctor’s office – but not in our paychecks. We work differently, communicate with each other differently, create differently, and entertain ourselves differently, all thanks to …

Innovation

Hot times at Yellowstone: huge magma chamber found deeply buried

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deep beneath Yellowstone National Park, one of the world’s most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big enough to fill up the Grand Canyon 11 times, scientists say.<p>Yellowstone National Park's Grand Prismatic hot …

Geology

A Park Ranger's Guide to Olympic

Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled condition and outstanding …

National Parks

Pee-power toilet to light up disaster zones

A toilet that uses urine to generate electricity will soon light up dark corners of refugee camps after being tested by students in the UK. The pioneering toilet, the result of collaboration between global aid agency Oxfam and the University of the West of England in Bristol, uses live microbes …

Energy

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

A scientist is working on a revolutionary way to treat cancer, and it involves bubbles.

This is some pretty amazing technology in the making.<p>If you have a few minutes to watch, I recommend it. The technology that they're working on could …