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Violent pet rabbit 'Thugs Bunny' hospitalised a local resident and now has to endure pet psychiatry

The rabbit is known for attacking people and has now been sent to a shrink<p>A pet psychiatrist has been called in to help a 'bloodthirsty' pet rabbit, dubbed "Thugs Bunny".<p>The animal looks just like a cute pet, but has been biting staff and visitors, and even put one elderly woman in hospital with …

Crime

Late-night cafe can keep people with mental health problems out of A&E

Safe Haven project that offers out of hours coffee and support is helping to prevent emergency psychiatric admissions<p>It’s nearly 10pm at Aldershot’s Safe Haven cafe and there is a knock at the door. It’s quickly opened and a young man rushes in. He takes a seat in the corner of the bright room and …

Mental Health

The smell of books in a spray, lotion or candle

Smell of Books is an amusing selection of imaginary fragrances for bilibiophiles, with names such as "classic musty" and "eau you have cats."<p>"Have …

Beauty

Square, lightweight plastic flask from Stanley

I've been using Stanley's classic flask for years (I literally packed one, full of nice bourbon, in my suitcase this morning for the …

Cory Doctorow

A Call For Sick Days To End Mental Health Stigma

Our culture impresses upon us that we SUCK IT UP and GIT ER DONE when our “issue” is “just mental.” Except… MY BRAIN IS PART OF MY BODY.<p>Last week was …

Bipolar Disorder and Stigma | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Personal Stories<p>Bipolar Disorder and Stigma<p>I feel as if I never fully understood the effects of stigma until I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. …

7 Must-Try Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes

<i>Photo by Natalie Beam</i><p>Ever since eating gluten free became the hottest diet, finding satisfying gluten free dessert recipes has been easier than ever. But sometimes you just want someone to make life easier and put the best recipes in one place, so that's exactly what we did with our friends from …

Dessert

Depressed brains are teeming with this protein - Futurity

A new study may be one of the first to suggest that depression stems for an excess, not lack, of an essential component—in this case a protein called …

Research

Convert an Old Fridge into a Wood Kiln

I’m going to take you through the process of turning an old fridge into a wood kiln, or as I call it: the <i>k</i><i>ilnerator</i>.<p>The kilnerator is great for drying out green (wet) lumber, which is its sole purpose in my shop. This wood kiln design is simple as it does not need a dehumidifier, fans, or even a …

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

Green 3D Printer Prints Living Designs From Organic “Ink” | Colossal

<p>Project PrintGREEN is turning 3D printers into on-demand gardeners after designing a “green” 3D printer in 2013. The printer produces living prints, …

3D Printing

Architizer

Architecture

Mk1 Tilt-action Cargo Trike

Butchers & Bicycles are based in Copenhagen, Denmark, they have developed a unique cargo bike named MK1, a spectacular tilt-action cargo trike that …

Bands

Etape16 | Digital Tape Measure

Etape16 is a new measuring tape, built to make your measuring tasks a lot easier. Featuring a large digital display to provide easy readability and …

Leatherman Multi-tool Bracelet

Complete your EDC kit with the Leatherman Tread, the stylish and functional multi-tool that can be worn on the wrist is now available for purchase! …

NASA-Inspired Garden Grows More Plants With Less Light

Lots of everyday chores that are easy on Earth can be a real pain in space—and something like keeping a spice garden the traditional way is probably …

Biolite Basecamp Stove

Remember the innovative BioLite Camp Stove, a portable stove that uses nothing but the sticks and twigs around you to cook meals and charge gadgets? …

Portable

How To Make A Powerful Homemade Air Conditioner That Will Blast Cool Air You Can Feel From Across The Room. Brand New Design Just Out.

You’re going to love this homemade “fridged air” conditioner. This is a brand new design and great upgrade over those other DIY air conditioners …

A scientific 'superformula' is behind one of the most creative and complex games ever conceived

Trying to replicate the wonder and magnitude of an entire universe in a video game is a tall order.<p>But Hello Games, the team behind the upcoming PS4 and PC title "No Man's Sky," which is scheduled for release this year, is doing the best it can — and so far, it looks spectacular.<p>A huge secret …

No Man's Sky

Build the Ultimate Backyard Garden with a Hugelkultur Raised Bed

Turn an unused corner of your backyard into an impressive DIY garden with the hugelkultur raised bed garden technique!<p>According to permaculture expert Paul Wheaton:<p>Hugelkultur is nothing more than making raised garden beds filled with rotten wood. This makes for raised garden beds loaded with …

Project UROK teaches teens how to talk about anxiety and mental illness

Mara Wilson, writer and performer who made her name as a child actress in <i>Matilda</i> and <i>Mrs. Doubtfire</i>, is sitting in front of a gray screen, hair …

6 Slick Tools You Can Make for Your Electronics Workbench

Workbenches are a highly personal thing. Certainly no two (non-industrial) benches are set up the same way.<p>Off-the-shelf tools, such as a vise or soldering station are great to have, but what if you want something truly unique? The six DIY bench accessories shown below will allow you to customize …

Burying the Stigma of Mental Illness

I remember precisely the moment my world changed forever: Oct. 26, 2007 at 2:10 p.m. A phone call. My husband said, "Heather, your father has passed away."<p>MY dad? He was my best friend, my confidant, and the man who, along with my precious mother, gave me a Norman Rockwell childhood?<p>"How?" I …

Mental Health

Network: Netgear’s best-selling Wi-Fi extender $30 (Reg. $37), TP-LINK AV200 Powerline kit $20 (Reg. $28+)

Amazon is offering the NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender (EX2700) for $29.99 with free shipping for Prime members (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. That’s as much as 50% under the original listing, the best price we can find and within $1 of our previous mention. Today’s deal is matched at …

GE’s new lightbulbs feature HomeKit compatibility and will help you sleep better at night

Following up on the popularity of Philips Hue and Belkin’s WeMo offerings, GE has announced that it will soon be releasing its first Apple HomeKit-enabled Intelligent LED lightbulbs. GE is also including features that will help save on energy costs and even help improve your sleep.<p>These new bulbs …

Irish waterfall video becomes unlikely YouTube hit for insomnia sufferers

A video of a waterfall on the River Bonet in County Leitrim is helping millions of insomnia sufferers to get a good night's sleep<p>A small waterfall running beneath a wooden footbridge on the River Bonet in County Leitrim, north west Ireland, is not an obvious candidate for a viral video hit.<p>Yet this …