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Dark matter helped destroy the dinosaurs, physicist posits

<b>Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs</b><br>Lisa Randall<i><br>ECCO, $29.99</i><p>Dark matter. Dinosaurs. Few topics are as effective at grabbing the attention of science …

This Self-Filling Water Bottle Harvests Clean Drinking Water From The Air

At a rate of 0.5 litres per hour.<p>An Austrian start-up has revealed plans to start selling a self-filling water bottle that extracts humidity from the …

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Architizer

Why the Cheryl birthday problem turned into the maths version of #TheDress

Like most mathematicians I love a logic puzzle. When I saw the Cheryl birthday problem this week I gave it some thought, deduced the answer was July 16, and then went on my day thinking no more about it.<p>Because July 16 is the right answer. Both Alex and the person who set the question say so, so it …

Mathematics

Hybrid Family Home Mixes Modern And Traditional Architecture

The location often dictates the design of a building and when these elements don’t match the client’s vision, then the architects need to be creative …

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Hackers Find that Fingerprints Can Be Stolen Through Public Photos

As the quality of cameras becomes better and better, there’s a new security issue emerging that you may have not thought about: fingerprints being …

You Won't Believe This Home's Modern, Family-Friendly Makeover

A '70s-era home undergoes a minimalist transformation without losing its family appeal.<p>A '70s-era home undergoes a minimalist transformation without losing its family appeal. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

Living Rooms

Brad Goreski's Top 5 Tips for Styling a Desk

The celebrity stylist shares his best advice for creating a desk with personality. For more, see how he made over a House Beautiful editor's desk.<p><i>Brad Goreski sitting at the desk he made over for a</i> House Beautiful <i>editor. Photo by Kelly Stuart</i><p><b>1. Personal Touches</b>When styling my celebrity clients, I'm …

Living Rooms

Set up and shoot: Our six favorite tripods currently available for the iPhone

Optical stabilization and shake reduction only gets you so far in this day and age. Thankfully, as any avid photographer will be quick to point out, …

Gear & Gadgets

See Why People Have Pledged More Than $60 Million For This Epic Space Game

The game's runaway success is because "Star Citizen" represents the dream video game for many gamers: It's a space exploration game, first-person shooter, and open-world RPG all combined into one.<p>The ambitious scale of "Star Citizen" means that players can decide how to play the game based on the …

Hiker Finds Fossilized Turtle Dating Back 90 Million Years

Jeff Dornbusch knew there was something odd about a pile of gray rocks he spotted more than a decade ago during a hike in the southern New Mexico desert, and a closer look confirms that he was right.<p>Dornbusch, a museum volunteer in Truth or Consequences, N.M., relocated those rocks in 2012 and …