Chris Barkiewicz

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A Map Shows What Happens When Our World Gets Four Degrees Warmer: The Colorado River Dries Up, Antarctica Urbanizes, Polynesia Vanishes

Humanity faces few larger questions than what, exactly, to do about climate change — and, in a sense larger still, what climate change even means. …

I Photograph Mushrooms And Try To Present Them In The Most Beautiful Way Possible

I am into mushrooms pretty much all my life, buying numerous books, spending days and days in the woods looking for them. And since I’ve bought a …

Mushrooms

Artist Transforms Ordinary Bananas Into Whimsical Works of Art

Graphic designer Stephan Brusche (aka iSteef) continues his journey to transform bananas into art. These Fruitdoodles, as the Dutch artist has dubbed them, are one part sculpture, one part drawing, and one part pure imagination. Brusche is able to see unlimited possibilities with his edible canvas, …

Art

Crispy Cheesy Potatoes Stacks.

Best potatoes ever right here. The best.The post Crispy Cheesy Potatoes Stacks. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Autism linked to vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, researchers find

Study finds pregnant women with low vitamin D levels at 20 weeks more likely to have a child with autistic traits<p>The important role vitamin D plays in early life is back in the spotlight after Australian researchers noticed a link between a deficiency during pregnancy and autism.<p>The study found …

Autism

Deer Grazing in Scotland: Pictures

Canada

Tutorials | Urban Threads: Unique and Awesome Embroidery Designs

Stitching Freestanding Lace<p>Freestanding lace can be one of the most dazzling things about machine embroidery. Stitch out a specially digitized lace …

Top 5 Anti-Aging Superfoods

When it comes to combating aging, there’s really no better way to improve that naturally. You should know about the following amazing foods that have …

Nutrition

IKEA launches indoor garden that can grow food all year-round

If you’ve always wanted to grow your own veggies and herbs, but don’t have a yard where you can set up a garden, IKEA has the perfect product for …

Deep-fried creme egg burgers are a thing now and you are so welcome

LONDON — Burgers and creme eggs are pretty scrumptious when eaten individually, but what happens when you combine the two?<p>One London restaurant has …

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

Homemade Garden Insect Spray #Organic Gardening

Gardening<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 cups of warm water<br>• 1 onion<br>• 5-6 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 tbsp of cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp of paprika<br>• 1 tsp of dish soap<p><b>How to prepare the</b> …

How to See Spain in 7 Days

There is no way you can see Spain in 1 week, but you can have a memorable vacation time in <b>Madrid</b> and see some of the highlights of <b>Old Castile</b> and</b> …

10 Amazing Treehouses You Can Actually Stay In

There’s something magical about a treehouse. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill backyard hideaway filled with kids’ toys. These 10 examples are architectural gems that offer forest views and a cozy night’s sleep. And the best part? You can actually book them.<p>Treehouse Point<p><b>Issaquah,</b> …

Ben Heck's Raspberry Pi Bitscope mod

If you need to troubleshoot or design electronic hardware, an oscilloscope is a useful bit of kit. This week Ben and Felix put together a Raspberry Pi-based Bitscope Micro Oscilloscope with a 7-inch touchscreen. Using Autodesk Fusion 360 to design a case for 3D printing in combination with a laser …

International garden photographer of the year – in pictures

The international garden photographer of the year in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have announced the winners of their annual photography competition

Photography

Gene editing treats disease in mice

<b>Researchers in the US have used gene editing to treat mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.</b><p>A team at Duke University used a system known as CRISPR-Cas9 to delete DNA that was preventing cells from producing a protein essential for muscle function.<p>And a virus was used to deliver DNA alterations …

Genetics

Secrets of the World’s 38 Species of Wild Cats

Changing Planet<p>© Emmanuel Keller, courtesy of Bloomsbury Publishing.<p>Perhaps the most popular pet on Earth, the family cat is a beloved member of countless households. Millions of others abandoned or strayed are flourishing independently outdoors, where they may pose serious threats to birds and …

Stone-Cold Remarkable

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Austria

Dazzling photos from a Pacific marine sanctuary larger than California

Palau, with its 340 islands and more than 1,300 species of fish, is a paradise for marine life. Located in Micronesia in the Pacific, it's a popular …

Micronesia

The future's tiny: Japan's microhomes craze – in pictures

Japan has exploded with jutaku – gravity-defying microhomes often crammed into skinny plots on leftover land. Architect Naomi Pollock travelled from Tokyo to Kawasaki to Sapporo to photograph the jutaku gems that put the boring old A-frame to shame

Here Are 10 Unlikely Sources of Vitamin C

We talked to a nutritionist to learn about some unlikely sources of Vitamin C.

Vitamin C

I Heart My City (in the Fall)

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Autumn is kicking into full swing (for the northern half of the world, at least), so we thought we’d celebrate the season with a special edition of I Heart My City.<p>Here are 20 fall must-dos from I Heart contributors in 20 cities around the world:<p><b>Laura’s Barcelona</b> (Spain): …

Travel

Easy PB + J Sandwich Donuts

This is either a new high in midnight snacking, or a new low. Surely, it’s nothing in between. Here’s what’s happening. Brioche bread + peanut butter …

Breakfast

When these scientists battled it out to identify the world's cutest animals, we all won.

An intense competition dubbed the #CuteOff flooded Twitter feeds.<p>Hundreds of people — scientists and laypeople alike — posted photographs of …

Cute

16 of America's Most Beautiful Swimming Holes

Interview: Seattle girls launch a balloon spacecraft to the edge of space, and NASA takes note

Our guests on the GeekWire radio show this week are Rebecca Yeung, 10, and Kimberly Yeung, 8 — two sisters from Seattle who built a spacecraft out of …