Elizabeth Gaughan

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Striking yellow PVC-clad pavilion is a sustainable shelter designed for the end times

Studio Morison has unveiled a stunning round shelter clad in a membrane of yellow PVC and aluminum mesh – and it just might help see you through the …

Design

Laziness May Have Driven Homo Erectus to Extinction

It turns out laziness existed long before couches and takeout. The "why bother?" attitude not only existed hundreds of thousands of years ago, but …

Prehistory

What Types of Yoga Stretches Can You Do at Your Desk?

It's great to do a yoga routine before or after work, but you could also incorporate some stretches into the rest of your day. Stretch breaks are …

Greenland coastal ice melt is past tipping point and sea levels are going to rise

The rapid ongoing loss of ice from Greenland's glaciers and ice caps is not likely to be stopped or reversed, and will contribute to a 1.5 inch sea …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

Busy brain not letting you sleep? 8 experts offer tips

Some nights, it's like you can't get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep.<p>You're mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back into the archives and pull up something embarrassing you did back in …

University of Oxford

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

Live Science

In real time<p>National Geographic invites you to fly with Mexican free-tailed bats, swim with bull sharks and roost with leaf-eating monkeys, all from …

A Guide on How to Sign up for Coursera Courses for Free — Class Central

6 minute read written by Dhawal Shah . Published on June 12, 2017<p>Here at Class Central we get asked all the time whether Coursera courses are really …

10 Reasons Why Meditation Reduces Stress and Increases Calmness

You have most probably heard more than once that meditation reduces stress and increases calmness, but you might have thought that meditation is not …

Tom Petty's final interview: There was supposed to have been so much more

This is not the Tom Petty story that I intended to write.<p>Though I was more than thrilled to catch up with Petty, whom I had interviewed before, I had no clue that this would turn out to be the last, for me and for him — that he would die just a few days later after going into cardiac arrest at age …

Music

Ringo Starr to Brunch With Contest Winner for David Lynch Foundation

Ringo Starr will host one charitable fan at his 77th birthday brunch on July 7th in Los Angeles to benefit the David Lynch Foundation. By making a …

The drug industry’s triumph over the DEA

By Scott Higham<p>, Reporter<p>Lenny Bernstein<p>, Health reporter<p>In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics …

Corruption

Amazon Will Now Deliver a Tiny House Directly to Your Door

No longer content to just deliver everything under the sun <i>to</i> your house, Amazon will now deliver you an actual house. A shipping container house to …

Tiny House Listings

Living large while going small: The best luxury tiny houses on the market right now

The small living movement tends to be all about sacrifices and compromises – there's only so much that can be done with such limited space, after …

Man Builds ‘Road Warrior’ Tiny House For $9,174!

I’m really excited to show you this man’s ‘road warrior’ tiny house that he built for only $9,174 because it reminds us of the real reasons to …

Tiny House Movement

This Is Not a Joke: You Can Now Buy a Tiny House on Amazon

How often have you joked that you get just about everything you need to keep your home going on Amazon? Well, now you can buy your actual home on Amazon too. We're not joking. The online retailer is now carrying a MODS International prefab tiny house, which you can purchase and have delivered to …

The Most Adorable Tiny Homes in Every State

A few were made famous — but the rest should be.<p>We'll never tire of tiny homes — and of planning vacations around these cute accommodations for rent. (Think of these accommodations less as a micro home and more like a big hotel room that just happens to also be a standalone house.) If you end up …

These Tiny Houses Are Designed To Give Refugees A Home In Your Backyard

The French “In My Back Yard” project offers housing and community for refugees. On the other side, it gives people who want to help the refugee crisis something more concrete to do than simply give money.<p>In a backyard in the Paris suburb of Montreuil, one couple is taking part in an experiment: A …

This prefab tiny house is built from 24 layers of cardboard

It looks better than it sounds<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Humble cardboard has been the unorthodox material of choice for Pritzker-winning architect Shigeru Ban, who's already built a cathedral, pavilion, and …

Tiny House Festival helps movement build momentum in Georgia

Live Science

The Human Brain<p>The brain has long boggled the mind with its complexity, which is probably best summed up by Carl Sagan in "The Cosmos," when he said, …

Central Nervous System

Are 'Flatliners' Really Conscious After Death?

Driven by ambition and curiosity to learn what lies on the other side of death, five medical students deliberately stop their hearts in order to …

What the media gets wrong about Donald Trump, according to the NYT’s Maggie Haberman

“Shrill” outrage and grandstanding only hurt the media’s credibility, Haberman says.<p>New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman is known for her deeply sourced stories about what’s really happening at the Trump White House. She says the gap between what people close to Trump know and what everyone else …

A tiny house hides inside a Magnolia garden

Simple style and a sauna are timeless comforts<p>It would be easy to label this 420-square-foot tiny house in Magnolia as trendy, but it’s been there since 1949— today’s trends with yesterday’s style.<p>Little touches make this little one-bedroom, half-bathroom home special.<p>The wood trim around the …

Follow Wild Animals in Real Time in Nat Geo Special This Weekend

It usually takes two years or more for wildlife footage to make it into a nature documentary. But this weekend, National Geographic is unveiling a …

If you’re not a white male, artificial intelligence’s use in healthcare could be dangerous

Healthcare inequalities are systemic and closely intertwined with social inequalities. In the US, black men and women can be expected to live a decade less than their white counterparts, and are also much more likely to die from heart disease, various types of cancer, and stroke. Rates of diabetes …

Artificial Intelligence

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

<i>To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>I.</b> ‘Doomsday’<p><i>Peering</i> …

Climate Change