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Mass global extinction that wipes out human civilization will begin in 2100, mathematician predicts

A mass extinction which wipes out humanity will be underway by the year 2100, scientists have claimed.<p>By the end of the century, it’s feared that so much carbon will have been added to the oceans that the planet will have passed a “threshold of catatastrophe” which leads to the destruction of our …

These Are the 5 Best Plank Variations If You're Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to tone your arms and abs, plank is one of the most effective moves. But aside from building muscle, if you want to lose weight, like that extra fluff around your belly, doing cardio will help burn calories. So try these cardio plank moves to maximize the calorie-burning effects of this …

15 Slow-Cooked Mac and Cheeses For When There's No Time For Stovetop

I feel very passionately about macaroni and cheese. I love making different versions for every season, subbing out different cheeses and pasta shapes, serving it casserole-style, in muffin form, or straight from the stovetop. However, I fully understand that sometimes there's no time for all that …

A new finding raises an old question: Where and when did life begin?

Science Source/Getty Images<p>Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.<p>The rock is a deep rusty red, shot through with gray stripes. It rises above shrubby tundra, part of a hummocky terrain that slopes down to the Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, as it has for a very long …

Vegetarian White Bean Chili Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 8 …

Recipes

Method in Modular: 10 Floor Plans Using Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container architecture has developed its own niche in both design and representation. Colorful or grungy? Economical or gentrified? Either …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

This Dutch startup turns plants into batteries

Imagine a lamp. Any lamp. Now imagine having to water it.<p>Dutch product designer Ermi van Oers created Living Light: plants that double as lights. Or lights that double as plants – whichever way you prefer looking at it. The lights run on electricity generated by bacteria in the soil.<p>Here’s how it …

Protons

This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white and silver metallic structure about the size of a …

Researchers at Stanford Produce Ethanol From Carbon Dioxide Gas

Stanford University researchers have used copper and carbon dioxide to create synthetic ethanol that does not require corn. With further research, …

Solar blinds for £200 ‘could turn your windows into generators and cut energy bills by three quarters’

It’s one of those ideas which suddenly makes sense as soon as you think about it – window blinds which are also solar panels.<p>An inventor claims that …

Solar Panels

This mini turbine harvests energy from wind or water to charge your devices when you're off-grid

This portable turbine can harvest energy from wind or water to charge your devices when you're off-grid.<p>The turbine has a max output of 25W and needs to be in water travelling at 5mph or in wind travelling at 7mph to achieve that.<p>It is perfect for tech savvy campers who want to harvest renewable …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

10 tools based on AI that will change your freelancing career

Is your career endangered by AI?<p><i>The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race…. It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever increasing rate. Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete, and would be …

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

Marketing

Brix Modular Shelving

Price: ~$47 ea | BuyThese interlocking modular display shelves are made from layers of high-strength cardboard using 80% recycled materials. They can …

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Artificial Intelligence

5 chest exercise alternatives to get your show muscles ready for the sun

5 chest exercise alternatives to get your show muscles ready for the sun<p>At this point, you, a well-informed fitness enthusiast, are fully aware of …

Workouts

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

Workouts

Modpool Shipping Container Pools

Relocatable and convertible with a shockingly quick set-up time, Modpool Shipping Container Pools are intriguing alternatives to traditional pools. …

The ayahuasca ceremony is going under the scientific-method microscope

Before neuroscientist Leanna Standish drank the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca for the first time, she was a steadfast scientific materialist. She was trained to believe—and she did—that everything could be explained by science. Then, much like the pioneering psychedelic researchers who came before …

Psychedelia

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Camping

Tesla Powerwall 2 now ready to ship after strong pre-orders, early Gigafactory battery production went to Powerpacks

When unveiling its second generation home energy storage system, Powerwall 2, last October, Tesla announced that production would start at the Gigafactory in December 2016 for the first deliveries in the US in January 2017. Other markets were set to follow soon after. Tesla later updated its …

Tesla

Be Mine: 12 Homemade Sweets For Your Valentine

Nothing says “Be Mine” like a decadent homemade dessert. From Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes to Chocolate Fondue, these yummy desserts are sure to win hearts. (And if you don’t have a special someone at the moment, treat yourself!)<p>1. Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes<p>Spoon into these lemon cakes and discover a …

Pizza Is Love: The Secret to Making Divine Pies at Home

Here’s a holiday to start marking on your calendars: February 9, National Pizza Day. Turns out it’s pretty easy to celebrate, too: Just eat as much of your favorite pie as desired, in whatever incarnation you wish. <i>Buon appetito</i>!<p>Those who prefer a more involved approach to this most sacred of …

Crispy Fried Fish With Neapolitan Red Sauce (Salsa Rossa) - The Washington Post

For the fish: Pour the beer or seltzer into a mixing bowl. Use a flour sifter and a wire whisk to gradually sift and whisk in 1 cup of the flour, whisking constantly until smooth. Gradually whisk in the salt and 3 tablespoons of oil, then sift and whisk in the remaining flour to form a batter with …

From Kashmir to Karnataka, khichdi is the one true underestimated food of India

Often dismissed as innocuous rice-and-lentil gruel, khichdi is a lot more.<p>Khichdi might be a quick-fix, a one-pot meal for the rest of the country, …

Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

Discovering that our Universe was quantum in nature brought with it a lot of unintuitive consequences. The better you measured a particle’s position, the more fundamentally indeterminate its momentum was. The shorter an unstable particle lived, the less well-known its mass fundamentally was. Solid, …

Physics

Good Luck Walking Tomorrow After This Leg Workout

This fresh routine will challenge your lower body in a whole new way<p><b>Trainer:</b> Hannah Eden, founder of the PumpFit Club, a personal group training facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.<p><b>Benefit:</b> Doing partial reps of squats and split squats will be a new stimulus for your leg muscles, spurring more gains. …

This ‘70s dome home compound in Australia is simply incredible

Yep, artists definitely lived here<p>We love a good dome home, especially one as unusual (in the best way!) as this one near Hobart, capital of the Australian island state Tasmania. Starting from the covered red front terrace to the bright school-bus-yellow sliding doors, you get the idea that this is …