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Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

Got Gas? It Could Mean You've Got Healthy Gut Microbes

Not long ago, we heard about a catchy idea for a cookbook: "Fart-free food for everybody."<p>In theory, these recipes would be helpful for some people — and those in their vicinity.<p>But being a bit gassymay actually be a small price to pay for a lot of benefits to our health.<p>We know that air often …

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Designer And Artist Quotes As You've Never Seen Them Before

Well-loved quotes come to life with illustrations.<p>Lisa Congdon's new book, Whatever You Are Be A Good One, brings well-loved quotes to life with her illustrations. This piece originally appeared on

Take the tour: Gillian and Christopher's Colorful Glasgow Apartment --> "The building itself is renowned in Glasgow — an astonishingly beautiful carpet factory (yes, carpet factory) that was converted into spacious and bright apartments ten years ago."

Take a peek into Limor's shabby chic Tel Aviv apartment -->

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management


41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body

The case of the voluntary out-of-body experience.<p>After a class on out-of-body experiences, a psychology graduate student at the University of Ottawa came forward to researchers to say that she could have these voluntarily, usually before sleep. "She appeared surprised that not everyone could …


The Machine That Will Turn Water Into Wine

Bring the winemaking process to your house.<p>Yes, you read that correctly. And no, you don't need a heaven-sent miracle to make it happen, just The Miracle Machine. The device is the result of a late-night conversation fueled by one too many glasses of wine between Kevin Boyer, a sommelier and …

Emerging Technology

Finally, A Strip-Proof Screw

Using your head<p>The common screw may not have been screaming for a makeover, but consider its shortcomings: stripped heads, tedious pilot holes, endless bit swapping. The company Outlaw has developed a new fastening system that cures all those headaches and could unseat the Phillips head as the …