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8 Foods That Will Give You Glowing Skin (No. 2 Surprised Us)

My best kept secret in getting that dewy look is by oiling my skin both internally and externally. By doing this a few nights a week, you will keep …

Skin Care

Babies' ability to learn 2 languages at once reveals something fascinating about the brain

So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research shows that this is not the case.<p>In fact, early childhood is the best possible time to learn a second language. …

The One Fruit I Can't Live Without (and 10 Reasons You Shouldn't Either)

There aren't many foods out there quite as versatile as the lovely lemon. I'm going to share 10 of the reasons I love them.<p><b>1. Lemon water</b><p>Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach is a fantastic habit to get into. Obviously it's hydrating, but the lemon is also a great way …

DC Superheroes Height Comparison Chart

First plus-size female superhero soars into her own comic book, 'Faith'

The same week that Mattel unveiled three new body types for its iconic Barbie doll — including "curvy" Barbie — has brought another ripple in the cultural zeitgeist: a new comic book starring a plus-size female superhero.<p>"Faith," just out from Valiant Comics, is named for Faith Herbert, a …

Deadpool: ‘I don’t think my mom is going to be able to watch it’

Deadpool was the hottest superhero movie of 2012, right up until it wasn’t. A toned-down version of the cult Marvel character had appeared in the stodgy X-Men Origins: Wolverine, played by Ryan Reynolds, but the proposed standalone movie, scripted by the writers of Zombieland, promised to be …

Comics

DC Comics to reboot Hanna Barbera legends (and Scooby Doo)

Gallery: DC Comics to reboot Hanna Barbera legends (and Scooby Doo)<p>Gallery: DC Comics to reboot Hanna Barbera legends (and Scooby Doo)<p>+ 6<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>This …

State-by-State: America's Favorite Music, Candy, Sports, Desserts and More

Regional preferences are pivotal to your sense of place. Just try telling a midwesterner that most of the country calls it soda and not "pop." We …

New Mexico

10 strangest animal discoveries of 2015

Every year, scientists wade into jungles, deserts and museum collections to examine animals and, if they're lucky, discover a new species.<p>For instance, in 2015 researchers identified a ruby-red sea dragon off the coast of Australia, a new species of giant tortoise in the Galápagos Islands and an …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

CraftBot Makes 3D Printing Affordable

3D printing is the revolution in desktop manufacturing that many people have been waiting for. But the revolution does not come cheap; even a …

Why The Car Industry Still Builds Life-Size Clay Models

They take months to produce, but even today, nothing beats a clay model in imagining a car.<p>In the era of 3-D computer modeling and Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets, you’d think the car industry might give up on clay modeling. But in fact, the age-old art of layering thousands of pounds of clay …

New model of Apple’s proposed spaceship campus reveals new details about the building

New photos from the San Jose Mercury News today reveal additional details about Apple’s new campus, slated to be completed sometime in either 2015 or 2016. A scale model of the planned building was shown to The Mercury News by Apple’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer, located at an office on the 175-acre …

Why Today's Architects Build Digital Cities Instead of Scale Models

When I was a grad student in architecture school in the 80s, one of our professors was on a mission. Every semester he'd give a design project in …

Watch Adam Savage build a model of the maze from The Shining

Adam Savage has been having a lot of fun making models lately (like this cosmonaut model). In this video, we get to see the large scale model of the …

With Autodesk’s Memento, anyone can create 3D models of buildings, sculptures, or other physical objects

Although scientist Louise Leakey might like the whole world to be able to see her one-of-a-kind collection of East African human fossils and artifacts dating back 25 million years, there’s no way most people could ever get to her lab deep in the bush.<p>But thanks to Memento, a new tool from Autodesk, …

Printing

3D building models help bring sustainability into construction

A new tech-savvy generation is helping to boost the use of computer simulations in construction with significant benefits for the environment<p>For years, construction was an analogue world: bricks and mortar; pen and paper. Buildings were designed and planned using traditional two-dimensional …

Engineering

The Flatiron Building is the next model in Lego Architecture line

The Flatiron Building in New York City is an iconic landmark that has been at the corner of Broadway and Fifth Avenue for over 100 years. Now, LEGO …

Architecture

Arckit's architectural building blocks make LEGOs look like child's play

Until the recession began in 2008, architect Damien Murtagh built bespoke scale models for his architectural clients. With the downturn in the …

The Girl Who Fixed the Umlaut

There was a tap at the door at five in the morning. She woke up. <i>Shit. Now what?</i> She’d fallen asleep with her Palm Tungsten T3 in her hand. It would take only a moment to smash it against the wall and shove the battery up the nose of whoever was out there annoying her. She went to the door.<p>“I know …

The SunPort lets you support solar power any time, anywhere

A little company called SunPort has launched a crowdfunding campaign that could change the clean energy game in a new way. SunPort is a smart device …

These Are America's Most Charming Cities

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The Best Regional Slang Worlds From Around the Country

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/18 Brumaire</i><p>We as a nation have embraced all kinds of dumb slang, from "swag" to "hepcat." (Never mind, hepcat is awesome.) But some words never get out of specific pockets of America, where they easily weed out the locals from the transplants. Because we have an …

Farmers: No, We’re Not Using 80% Of Your Water

<b>Farmers of small and medium-sized operations say in California's historic drought they feel like they're losing two battles: One for water, and one for their reputations.</b><p><b>By FOX News Radio's Jessica Rosenthal in California</b><p>The San Joaquin Valley has been called the nation's breadbasket, but Teresa …

Here are the 4 people you'll meet before you can ever interview at Google

To weed through an insane number of applicants, the company has gotten its hiring process down to a near science, and every candidate needs to be screened by a number of people including their potential boss, potential colleagues, a hiring committee, and Google's CEO Larry Page, Bock says.<p>But …

Employment

Philips is developing LED ‘light growth recipes’ for indoor farms

Growing crops indoors has caught the public’s attention in recent years, and organizations across the globe have worked at perfecting the farming …