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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Piezo Contact Mic

<i>This project first appeared in MAKE Volume 38, on page 85.</i><p>A contact microphone is a small device that can be used to amplify acoustic instruments. Unlike the more common types of microphone, you do not sing or talk into a contact mic. As the name implies, it does its trick by making contact with a …

Music Production

What Can We Do About Junk Science?

As skewed or phony studies about vaccines, GMOs, radiation, and other hot-button topics show up in journals that masquerade as legitimate science publications, junk science becomes harder to distinguish from real research.<p><b>In 2013 radiation expert Robert Emery</b> examined a research paper in his office …

Public Health

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30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Awesome Miniature Movie Stills Shot Using LEGO and Baking Powder

LEGO and baking powder, that and some Star Wars inspiration is all Finnish photographer (and PetaPixel reader, we might add) Vesa Lehtimäki needs to …

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Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Here at Inhabitat, we love the trend of creative backyard studios, including the gorgeous Writer’s Shed that...<p>Many people mistake tiny homes for …

Green Design

3 Great Ideas from an Affordable Net-Zero House

Eric Thomas' home in Seattle, Wash., uses a few clever ideas to produce more energy than it uses.<p>In a recent post, we looked inside "Canada's Greenest Home," which is an amazing place with one shortcoming: With a $600,000-plus price tag, it was comparatively expensive to build. If the story ended …

Bodies In Motion: Exploring the Human Limits of Future Travel

The limits of travel are defined not by what vehicles can do, but by what vehicles can do to us. So how much can we take?<p>On the morning of October 25, 1999, captain Michael Kling and his first officer, Stephanie Bellegarrigue, piloted a Learjet Model 35 out of Orlando and set a heading for Dallas, …

How to Learn Speed Reading

Whether you're hitting the textbooks in philosophy class or reading the morning newspaper, reading can feel tedious. Train yourself to speed read to …

6 Reasons to Kill the Keystone XL Pipeline Project

President Obama recently cast doubt on the benefits of the Keystone XL Pipeline by narrowing in on the fallacy that the project will create a …

This 'Smart Home' Makes More Power Than It Consumes

In Utah’s dry, arid desert climate, a new house yesterday was turned “on.” The builders of this house claim it will be the first of its kind for this climate: a smart home that produces more energy than it consumes—and at a price comparable to traditional homes.<p>Named the “Zero Home,” it comes …

Matt Hope's 'Breathing Bike' Creates Clean Air in Polluted Beijing as it Rides

Riding a bicycle is normally a healthy alternative to driving a gas-guzzling vehicle. But in places like Beijing where air pollution is hitting …

Pollution

Relax Already! 6 High-Tech Stress-Reducers

Technology is stressing us out. We stare at a screen endlessly, living in the virtual realm of Facebook and Twitter, isolated from actual human contact. Not to worry: Technology is here to save the day too, reminding us to take a break and offering a digi<p>Technology is stressing us out. We stare at …

Electro-Chemical Kid Sub

The 1950s were a golden age for the curious kid builder of all things balsa, plastic, Erector, and Lionel. Everything seemed to cost $1.90. I loved building models with my friend Merle down the street.<p>The Revell Company had the great line of Highway Pioneers plastic car models; you had to melt the …

DIY

The Simplest Periodic Table We've Ever Seen

No numbers, just dots<p>In this beautiful, easy-to-read periodic table, created by London-based graphic designer Alison Haigh, each element is represented by a visualization of its electronic structure, rather than by numbers and letters.<p>The dots each represent electrons—so, hydrogen, which has an …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

6 Human-Powered Gadgets To Improve Your Life

We are living in the "Information Age." Nearly every thing we touch is connected with the internet, a never-ending digital warehouse of knowledge, …