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Amazon tempts lazy snackers with monthly Oreo subscription

Looking for the perfect gift for the Oreo lover in your life? The new monthly Cookie Club subscription might be a welcome offering if you have some …

The life-size BB-8 is real and you can get one this year

NEW YORK — The rumored life-size BB-8 droid from <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is real, everyone, and you’ll be able to roll it around your house later …

The Best Outdoor Sleep Systems for Adventurous Couples

Camping: the best third date in the world. But bring the wrong sleeping bag or mattress and you might get the cold shoulder—quite literally. Fortunately, couple’s camping gear is suddenly becoming a hot segment. We’ve tested the latest equipment and are here to tell you what works.<p><b>How to Get</b> …

Backpacking

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The talented London based photographer, J. Tuliniemi is back in the magazine with this short interview and sexy series featuring the gorgeous …

Natural Beauty

How to Make Amazing Fizzy Fruit

We've partnered with the mad food scientists at ChefSteps to bring their hyper-inventive cooking videos to F&W readers.<p>Best party trick ever: Serve …

Oregon bakery pays damages in lesbian wedding cake case | Reuters

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - The owners of a Portland-area bakery who refused on religious grounds to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple have paid about $144,000 in damages despite their ongoing appeal of the discrimination case, a state official said on Tuesday.<p>The damages were ordered after …

Conscience

Thimble wants to ship you tinkering kits every month

A Kickstarter project aims to be the perfect solution for the DIY crowd. Thimble, which has already beat its pledged goal of $25,000, says it wants to deliver different electronic kits to tinkerers every month, with the first of the series being a WiFi robot. Those of you who are interested can use …

Newt Beaut: Prague Zoo Claims to Have the Longest Salamander on Earth

PRAGUE — Prague Zoo says it likely has the longest Chinese giant salamander now on Earth.<p>The critically endangered animal is also the largest amphibian on the planet.<p>In a statement Sunday, the zoo in the Czech Republic said that Karlo, a Chinese giant salamander it received 19 months ago from the …

Amphibians

Could lightsabers exist and dinosaurs return?

As Star Wars: The Force Awakens finally arrives in cinemas, Prof Will Stewart answers the science fiction questions on everybody's lips<p>The wait is over. The new Star Wars film <i>The Force Awakens</i> has opened in cinemas with many predicting it will smash box office records worldwide.<p>The franchise's …

Time Travel

Why CRISPR-Cas9 is being hailed as the scientific 'Breakthrough of the Year'

CRISPR is having a moment.<p>This week the gene editing system was declared the "Breakthrough of the Year" by editors of the journal Science. A day earlier, Nature named the Chinese researcher Junjiu Huang one of the 10 people who mattered in 2015 for being the first to use the CRISPR system to edit …

Genetics

Ancient 'Loch Ness monster' reptiles swam like penguins | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Plesiosaurs, marine reptiles that thrived in the world’s seas when dinosaurs ruled the land, swam much like penguins by using their flippers to “fly” underwater, scientists said on Thursday, resolving a debate that began nearly two centuries ago.<p>A replica of the Plesiosaur …

Computer Science

Amazon Shows Off New Delivery Drones With 'Top Gear's' Clarkson

New hybrid drone has 15-mile range and will be first in a new family of drones<p>As far-fetched as it sounds, the era of drones delivering packages is about to begin, according to Amazon. Earlier today, the company released a new ad on YouTube showing controversial British TV host Jeremy Clarkson …

Drones

GoTenna Keeps Your Cell Phone Connected, Even When You Don’t Have Cell Service

GoTenna co-founder Daniela Perdomo knows that her startup has been “quiet for a long time,” but she said it’s for a good reason — the team has been busy turning its prototype into something that could be “manufactured at scale.”<p>The company aims to help users to communicate even when they don’t have …

Museum calls in National Guard to airlift rare baby dinosaur fossil

This is what happened when the New Mexico Army National Guard used a Black Hawk helicopter to airlift a never-before-seen baby dinosaur fossil<p>This was something that had never been seen before — the full skeletal remains of a baby Pentaceratops, a plant-eating dinosaur with large horns that once …

PSA: The new Apple TV remote might shatter if you drop it

The new Apple TV remote is amazing, particularly because Apple finally added a trackpad so it’s easier to get around the device. Unfortunately, it might break just as easy as your iPhone does.<p>A Reddit user says his slipped off the couch about two feet onto a tiled floor and shattered into pieces — …

Smart TV

The True Stories Behind 10 Unforgettable Horror Movies

Whether you're a fright fanatic, a middle-of-the-row horror fan, or a "someone-dragged-me-here" who barely watches from between terrified, trembling fingers, you've probably noticed an interesting trend: a lot of recent horror movies are based on true stories. At least that's what the filmmakers …

Horror

Take A Peek At The World’s Coolest Cabins

The popular Cabin Porn Tumblr is now a gorgeous coffee table book.<p>City-dwellers have been idealizing remote cabin life since well before Thoreau penned <i>Walden</i>, but our current hyper-connected, productivity-obsessed lifestyles have made the quest for calm feel especially pertinent. It’s the …

You Have to See This Bike Camper

This Danish bike camper is lightweight, foldable, and just plain brilliant<p>Look no further for the most exciting piece of bikepacking gear we've seen this year. Wide Path Camper IVS, a young company based out of Sønderborg, Denmark, created this adventure-inspiring bike-pulled camper, and we're …

Sobbing during spin cycle? Here's why Laundromats can make you sad

Devon Curtin was folding her laundry at the local Laundromat one Sunday afternoon when a familiar song popped on the bleary overhead radio. She found herself suddenly and inexplicably on the verge of tears.<p>The song was Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time.” It was a tune that Curtin, a 36-year-old …

Articles about grid prefab combines open plan living rugged durability on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.<p>Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient prefab in rural Australia.<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the …

Prefab Homes

Neanderthals ‘kept our early ancestors out of Europe’

The discovery of a hoard of ancient human teeth in a Chinese cave has forced scientists to reconsider our species’ relations with our closest evolutionary cousins, the Neanderthals. The find, revealed in the science journal <i>Nature</i>, shows modern humans must have left their African homeland and …

Anthropology

New camera captures invisible details, sees through the skin of fruit

Microsoft Research teams up with University of Washington to develop a camera that can capture the veins in your hand and other things not visible to the naked eye.<p>Everyone has a different method for determining if produce at the grocery store is underripe, just right or rotten. There's the knock …

University of Washington

Solu: the Finnish pocket computer that wants to take over the world

Personal computers, says entrepreneur Kristoffer Lawson, haven’t changed much in 20 years. It’s still a box, a screen and, if you’re using a desktop, a keyboard.<p>But Lawson thinks that the era of cloud computing deserves its own kind of computing device. Portable, but more powerful than a mobile, …

San Francisco

What It's Like to Work in a Legal Nevada Brothel

Separating fact from fiction in one of America's most-controversial professions.<p><i>Perla, 34, has worked for three years at Sheri's Ranch, a legal brothel located outside of Las Vegas. Prostitution is legal in Nevada only at the 24 licensed brothels in the state. Sheri's is among the more famous and</i> …

Blood Tests

Your Seven Top Picks For Best Men's Running Shoe

We ran a mile in your running shoe nominations and determined the top seven. Now it’s time to vote and see where the support is.<p>Saucony Kinvara<p>I run …

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is such a mishmash of features that I spent a long time trying to suss out the unifying principle behind it all. Turns out, the answer was literally right in front of my face the entire time I was looking at my phone: that new, colorful Google logo.<p>It's divisive, like any …

7 futuristic solar-powered cars will travel 1,900 miles through Australia’s outback

The 46 teams from 25 countries will drive almost 1,900 miles across Australia's Outback in solar powered cars as part of their participation in the World Solar Challenge.<p>The biannual competition requires participants to travel from Darwin, which is in North Australia, to Adelaide, in the southern …

Pepsi Perfect from 'Back to the Future' arrives early (taste test)

I drank a Pepsi Perfect from the future and became Marty McFly for a few glorious minutes.<p>October 21 is the day when most "Back to the Future" fans will get a crack at buying a bottle of futuristic Pepsi Perfect, Marty McFly's soda of choice from "Part II." Previously constrained to the realm of …

Robots

Here's why cruise ship Wi-Fi is about to get way better

Cruise ships have long lagged the rest of the travel industry when it comes to technology. Wi-Fi connections have traditionally been painfully slow, …

Have We Discovered An Alien Civilization? Here’s Everything You Need To Know.

Some of the more… excitable elements of the pop-science blogosphere are in a tizzy today about KIC 8462852, a star about 1,500 light years from Earth showing off some strange behavior. They’re arguing it’s proof we’ve found aliens. It probably isn’t, but it’s definitely worth knowing about.<p><b>So</b> …