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'Electronic Plants' Grow Wires Inside Themselves to Form Living Machines

Inside most plants is a complex network of cells and pathways that pass water, nutrients and information from the roots to the leaves and everywhere in-between. Eager to take advantage of this "vascular circuitry," researchers at Linköping University in Sweden managed to get the plant to …

Breakthroughs

Jada Pinkett Smith Takes on the 'Naked Dress'

It was the Latin American Grammys last night and another excuse for the stars to mingle and chat about the joys of being rich and famous. As they feigned smiles for the cameras while trying to hide that their expensive shoes were cutting into their feet, they made sure their outfits shined. One …

Billionaire Boys Club x adidas Originals Stan Smith

Diamonds and Dollar Signs.<p>Pharrell William’s BBC label is debuting its adidas Originals Stan Smith collaboration, and they’re dropping soon. Unofficially, the collaboration is named “Diamonds & Dollar Signs,” and features a black and cream upper donning a graphic print of diamonds and dollar signs, …

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Learning

The Booty-Eating Renaissance

Anilingus is having a moment.<p>Long considered a taboo in heterosexual circles, oral-anal sex, or anilingus—known colloquially as "tossing salad," …

Classy Menswear Items

Let’s face it: designer clothes make us look and feel awesome. The problem is, most of us don’t have the cash for a closet full of expensive duds. Chances are you have a couple of pricey pieces you break out for an interview — and that’s if you’re lucky. But the truth is, when it comes to looking …

Clothing

Medical marijuana debuts in Illinois, but some patients turned away

Bill Wilson can't stand the smell of marijuana. He said he's anti-drug and anti-alcohol, yet there he was Monday, buying medical cannabis on the first day it was authorized by Illinois law.<p>After years of taking anti-inflammatory drugs and prescription painkillers that messed up his stomach, the …

Cannabis