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These headphones mold to your exact ear shape in 60 seconds

Headphones are a major pain point for music and podcast lovers. Traditional headphones are clunky, while earbuds fall out and can't seem to stay untangled.<p>But a new kind of earbuds might just fit better than other headphones. That's because they're custom fit to your ears.<p>Revols, created by a …

Make a Teeny Tiny FM Spy Transmitter

This project describes how to build an audio spy bug with extremely small dimensions that works with a voltage of only 1.5V. This is a tested design and proven to be working reliably when built as described here.<p>Please note that once built the user is responsible for observing local/national …

Missouri is installing solar power grabbing pavement on Route 66

Part of its ‘Road to Tomorrow Initiative,’ Missouri’s Department of Transportation is teaming with Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup (seriously, what’s going on in Idaho?) to cover an undetermined length of Historic Route 66 with road-ready solar panels.<p>“We expect them to be in place, I’m …

USDOT

A Nobel prize nominee’s step-by-step guide to improving emotional intelligence

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits?</i> <i>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of Nobel-Peace-Prize-nominated campaign and New York Times bestselling author.</i><p>Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as: The ability to monitor one’s …

Emotional Intelligence

Warren Buffett Wants to Help Your Child Start a Small Business This Summer

Here are some kid-friendly business ideas and how make them successful.<p>Just in time for summer, the folks at Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaire’s …

Small Business

8 Meditation Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Feel Calm & Peaceful

<b>“Three things you cannot recover in life: the word after it’s said, the moment after it’s missed, and the time after it’s gone.”</b> ~<b>Unknown</b><p>Do you …

How to make a sock doll

A few week ago my daughter came back from ballet classes very excited. One of her friend promise to give her a flour doll (I still have no clue of …

17 DIY Pillows That Are Too Cool to Be a Square

Squares are cool and all, but when it comes to cuddling up with the perfect pillow, the shape just doesn’t always cut it. If you’re re-doing your cushy textiles, you might want to consider something a little out of the ordinary for that couch, armchair or bed. Forget about all those typical square …

Decorations

8 Fun And Easy DIY Crafts To Try With Your Kids

Rain or shine, these fun DIY crafts can keep your kids engaged for hours. These hands-on activities are easy to follow and they are a great way for …

Kids Paper Straw Craft: Make A Paper Beads Necklace

Making light weight jewelry has become one of my 2 years old’s favorite activities lately. We have made countless necklaces and bracelets as of late. …

Mini Makers: 5 Crafts for Your Little Entrepreneur

It's summertime and the selling is easy with these quick and simple crafts for kids to make and market.<p>These adorable key chains can be personalized on the spot. HOW-TO Kids can prepaint a variety of skin tones and hair onto ⅝", ¾", and 1" round wooden beads ($4 per bag; michaels.com). When a …

Selling

19 DIY Piñatas for Your Kid’s Summer Birthday Party

There are a few things every kid’s summertime birthday party needs: a few DIY backyard games, a dessert table complete with nom-worthy popsicles and an epic theme. But don’t forget about a piñata to kick the fun up a serious notch or two. If you’re throwing your little one the ultimate birthday …

Easy Craft for Kids - Cat Storage Baskets - Quiet Corner

Cat Storage Baskets<p><b>1.</b> For the smaller basket, start with a 25-foot piece of 1/4-inch jute rope. For the larger one, use a 30-foot piece. To make the …

Coloring Page Fairy Mobile Tutorial

This gorgeous paper fairy mobile is perfect for an indoor garden area decoration or to bring some magic to a little girl’s room. Start off by …

A New Type Of Clock Could Change How We Measure Time

Scientists think optical clocks are ready to replace the atomic clock as the standard<p>Have you ever thought of who exactly decides what time it is? This measurement of an abstract concept is largely decided by about 500 atomic clocks—accurate to tens of quadrillionths of a second — that are …

Physics

Bring your surroundings to life with Touch Board DIY Starter Kit

We knew the future would be cool, but few could have predicted it would be this <i>fun</i>.<p>The Touch Board DIY Starter Kit is an incredible leap of real-life tech immersion, which doesn’t require previous tech experience.<p>With this mad scientist starter kit, you can now create an interactive environment …

Why the dot in your Gmail address doesn't matter

Google<p>My <i>Slate</i> email address is will.oremus@slate.com. If you email willoremus@slate.com, your message will bounce. There is no willoremus@slate.com.<p>If there were, though, it’s a good bet that he’d get a lot of messages that were intended for me (poor guy).<p>For just that reason, Google decided to do …

All scientific papers to be free by 2020 under EU proposals

Results of research supported by public and public-private funds set to be made freely available to all<p>All publicly funded scientific papers published in Europe could be made free to access by 2020, under a “life-changing” reform ordered by the European Union’s science chief, Carlos Moedas.<p>The …

European Union

Connections between gut microbiota and the brain

Intestinal bacteria that can boost bravery or trigger multiple sclerosis: An increasing body of research results confirms the importance of the …

How Do Animals Keep from Getting Lost?

Every three years, the Royal Institute of Navigation organizes a conference focussed solely on animals. This April, the event was held southwest of London, at Royal Holloway College, whose ornate Victorian-era campus has appeared in “Downton Abbey.” For several days, the world’s foremost …

7 things financially successful people refuse to do

The truth is, ordinary people can do extraordinary things. But it's not just what they choose to do that matters, it's what they refuse to do that matters as well.<p>Let's take a look at some things enormously successful people refuse to do.

Google aims to kill passwords by the end of this year

Android users will be able to log in to services using a combination of their face, typing patterns and how they move<p>Google will begin testing an alternative to passwords next month, in a move that could do away with complicated logins for good.<p>The new feature, introduced to developers at the …

Android News

Microsoft Exec Says NASA Is Lying About Asteroid Dangers

Microsoft – Mark Twain, more accurately Samuel Clemens, once quipped there are “three types of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics” while there is …

Google's new app wants you to think like a scientist

Google announced Science Journal, a new Android app for budding scientists in a blog post on Google for Education. Aiming to "bring out that inner scientist in all of us", the new app will use the existing sensors in your phone or Arduino-powered add-ons to record data.<p>By drawing on things like …

Science

Saudi Arabia is building the largest urban-transit system ever made from scratch

Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, boasts a population of over 6 million. But as of now, it has no public-transportation system.<p>But that's about to change. By the end of 2018, the city is expected to open the biggest urban mass-transit system that's ever been created from scratch.<p>The new network, …