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The world's first solar airport no longer pays for electricity

Fed up with their hefty electricity bill, managers at Cochin International Airport in southern India took matters into their own hands.<p>Three years ago, they began adding solar panels -- first on the roof of the arrivals terminal, then on and around an aircraft hangar. The success of those initial …

Breaking Bad Habits: 3 Easy Tips on How to Care For and Maintain Your Solid Surface Countertops - The HomeSource

Want your countertops to last a lifetime and still look good for years to come? First and foremost, we highly recommend that you read and follow your …

Home Improvement

Science Explains Why Daydreaming Is Good For Your Brain

Daydreaming is always perceived as a bad behavior that lowers productivity. However, a study has found that it can be good for our brain and actually …

NASA’s Fermi Satellite Completes Map Of The Sky; Finds Mysterious, Unknown Monster

The first ultra high-energy map of the Universe is complete after six years. And there’s a surprise inside.<p><i>“I happen to have discovered a direct</i> …

11 incredible spy gadgets from CIA history

CIA operatives may not use jetpacks or laser-powered watches, but they do have a few tricks up their sleeves.<p>At the CIA Museum in Washington, DC, you can get a glimpse of the gadgets used in past spy missions.<p>The agency has declassified 600 out of some 20,000 objects used by CIA operatives …

How to Free Your Innate Creativity

<i>Andrew Nguyen/HBR STAFF</i><p>Creativity can feel like an accident. Suddenly, out of nowhere a novel idea shows up in conscious thought and we’ve solved that persistent problem. Or, after days of staring at a blank page, words fly off our fingertips and we’ve written that perfect blog post or editorial. …

5 Meditation Tips to Improve Your EIQ and Be More Effective in Life

<b>“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that</b> …

How To Practice Mindfulness In 5 Minutes

Dealing with stress is far more attractive when a glass bottle of Pinot Gris is involved however, unfortunately as we know, alcohol and other …

Using Mindfulness to Approach Chronic Pain

When we’re in pain, we want it to go away. Immediately. And that’s understandable. Chronic pain is frustrating and debilitating, said Elisha …

Mindfulness

Business Chicks

Being a member of Business Chicks is so much more than a business card swap. It’s about being part of something that’s bigger than you.<p>Pore over …

Jamie Oliver

21 Charts That'll Help You Get In Shape When You're Lazy AF

Including three-ingredient recipes, workouts you can do in bed, and how to exercise while watching TV.

65 Amazing Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

OK, "blow your mind" is a bit dramatic. But 65 Amazing Facts You'll Probably Enjoy and Likely Consider Mentioning to Your Friends didn't fit.<p>1. …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Inc.com

<i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your question is a great one. And it forced me to reflect about the things I have …

These 8 Stunning Railway Stations In India Will Leave You Speechless

Click to check stay optionssource: flickr<p>Barog Railway Station is located immediately after the tunnel. The Barog Tunnel is the most linear tunnel in …

Climbing On Mount Denali

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Bikepacking 101

Start Your Journey Here<p>Simply put, bikepacking is the synthesis of mountain biking and minimalist camping. It evokes the freedom of multi-day …

This App Shoots VHS-Quality Video on Your iPhone

If you want to shoot “vintage” photos with your iPhone, there are apps like Instagram. If you’d like to do the same thing with video, there’s a new …

Humans see colour differently in the summer

Colour perception changes between seasons with humans seeing yellow as more green in the summertime<p>Humans see colour differently in the summer with yellow seeming more green than in the winter months, scientists have shown for the first time<p>The researchers at York University looked at how colour …

York University

10 Winning Shots from the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After receiving nearly 18,000 photo submissions, <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> magazine has selected the winning shots for this year’s Traveler Photo …

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Palo Alto, California, waiting for his lab’s weekly meeting to begin. Wyss-Coray, a professor of neurology at Stanford University, was leading a young group of researchers who studied ageing …

Medicine

[Exclusive] These Cosmic Landscape Photos Were Created Without a Camera

There are no stars in Vanessa Marsh's space snapshots.<p>Without using so much as a camera, artist Vanessa Marsh produces magical scenes that explore the vastness of the cosmos. Recently, she compiled a new set of works from her faux-night photography series <i>Falling</i> (which we previously reported on …

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

10 Lists to Keep If You Want to Be Successful

Dramatic new glimpses of Earth and Mars

EUMETSAT's latest weather satellite, MSG-4, has unveiled a captivating new view of the Earth, while ESA's Mars Express Orbiter has revealed Mars in …

10 breathtaking views of mountains from Business Insider readers

The rules were simple: Submit incredible pictures of spectacular views around the world.<p>Because we received so many entries, we decided to break down the winners into different categories.<p>Here, we present the winners in the mountain category. These images have us itching to tie up our hiking boots, …

Night thunderstorms: Top things to know

For anyone who’s been stirred out of bed in the middle of the night by a clap of thunder: Here’s info about those intense storms that happen after …

On second glance, exotic star system looks a bit ordinary - Futurity

Astronomers thought they had found the exotic pairing of a massive black hole and a large, unstable star. It turns out they may not be paired at all.

Why this beach is glowing like a beautiful night light

SpongeBob's enemy strikes again<p>Plankton are best known for their greatest hits: producing organic compounds, being devoured by krill, drifting aimlessly on the ocean's upper layer. You've read about those ditties so many times, you might think you've seen all plankton have to offer. They don't play …

A Brief History Of Science Gone Mad

Two of this summer’s sci-fi movies share one of Hollywood’s oldest obsessions--the inherent risk of unchecked genius. Here’s how this trope has evolved through the decades.<p><i>Metropolis</i> (1927)<p><b>Scientist:</b> C.A. Rotwang<p><b>Hubris:</b> Builds a robot to replace the woman who rebuffed him and later died<p><b>Comeuppance:</b> …