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A New Solar Cell Converts The Sun’s Heat Into Usable Energy

This could double the amount of power that solar panels produce<p>The sun gives us so much, providing both lighting and heating for our planet. We try to take advantage of this constant stream of power by using solar panels to convert light into electrical energy. It's a bright idea. But, could we be …

What To Do With Your First Bonsai - Quiet Corner

What To Do With Your First Bonsai – Tips<p>It is not uncommon for one’s first steps in bonsai to meet with less than ideal results. The usual scenario …

100-Year-Old Photos Capture Authentic Daily Life in Japan

These rare shots of vintage Japan during 1908 are thanks to the acute artistic eye of Arnold Genthe. The German-born American scholar honed his photographic talent on the streets, spending his off-time roaming through his city with a partially hidden camera in attempts of recording memorable …

San Francisco

Modern Japanese Hut Seamlessly Blends With Nature

Tokyo-based <b></b><b>Naoi Architecture & Design Office</b> created the <b>Hut in Tsujido</b> to seamlessly integrate this family residence with its natural surroundings. …

Architecture

The Dirty Secret About CPR in the Hospital (That Doctors Desperately Want You to Know)

A few things have changed in medicine over the last few decades. Okay, a lot has changed, and most of it good. But along with the improvements in patient care there has been an exponential increase in expectations. We've somehow gone from "your loved one has a life threatening illness and we will …

Medicine

Who Nurses Really Are: Part 2 of an Education Do-Over

We, the nurses, take accountability. We really do. There is no one to point fingers at, no other professional colleagues to resent or blame. As Jenni Middleton, Editor of the <i>Nursing Times</i>, recently stated, "In many ways, the public perception of nursing is still bedpans and bandages... No one will …

Sustainable Development Goals

Ab Workouts: Our Top 10 Abs Exercises

Abdominal Hold<p>This is the sort of move that looks so wonky, you sure hope your roommate doesn't catch you doing it — unless she also gets to see you …

How to Set Up Gmail With Aliases and Import Other Inboxes

Author: April Glaser. April Glaser Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.15.16.<p>Time of Publication: 6:05 pm. 6:05 pm<p>Everyone (well, almost everyone) uses …

Historic heart procedure performed at Vancouver General Hospital

A Vancouver medical team has performed an emergency heart valve replacement procedure on a critically ill patient in 19 minutes — a first in North …

Western Canada

ODESZA - It's Only (feat. Zyra) (20syl remix)

Remixes

A simple property of water created this gorgeous photo

Ontario-based photographer Michael Davies and his friend Markus stood at the top of a mountain and demonstrated this by throwing leftover tea into the air, dramatically photographing it instantaneously freezing.<p>This mountaintop was just 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) south of the Arctic Circle, and …

Nunavut

The Commercial Zen of Muji

Last month, Muji, the Japanese life-style brand that sells household goods and clothing, opened an eleven-thousand-square-foot flagship store on Fifth Avenue, across the street from the New York Public Library. On Black Friday, despite a solid row of flyers in the windows touting sales of thirty- …

Design

19 Treats To Leave For Santa That Aren’t Cookies And Milk

Step up, kids.<p>By now, Santa has to be tired of cookies and milk. If you don't want to find coal in your stockings this year, you better be on your way to make these delicious treats.<p><i>Original article appeared on Spoon University by Eileen Wang.</i><p><b>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook or pin them</b> …

NASA just released an unbelievable new image of the Earth rising over the Moon

One of the most — if not <i>the</i> most — famous images taken in space is "Earthrise," a photo of the Earth taken by the Apollo 8 crew as they rounded the back side of the Moon. Today, NASA has released an incredible new version of that same type of image, this time taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance …

Astronomy

The Japanese American internment decision: A dangerous relic

Friday marks the anniversary of one of the most infamous legal decisions in the history of our country, Korematsu vs. United States.<p>Seventy-three years ago, during World War II, the United States government forcibly removed 110,000 Japanese Americans from their homes and confined them in detention …

coconut oil & lime lip balm

Ever since I made my first lip butter recipe, I couldn’t wait to make another one. Making homemade beauty products at home is just so fun, and I love …

Dessert

Skip the House: 5 Gingerbread Cookies You Should Eat

Nothing embodies holiday cheer more than an ornately decorated gingerbread house. But gingerbread cookies aren't just fun to build with and pretty to …

Dessert

20 Ways to Decorate Your Entire Home With Twinkle Lights

Glow and behold, a bevy of fresh new ideas for every room.<p>Glow and behold, a bevy of fresh new ideas for every room.

Decorations

Monster catfish which looks big enough to swallow a man whole caught in Italy

The giant fish, which weighed 20 stone, was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in northern Italy<p>With its huge, gaping mouth, it looks big enough to swallow a person whole.<p>This giant catfish, which weighed 20 stone (127kg) was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in the Po …

This Is Exactly What Happens When You Start Doing CrossFit

From knee push-ups to AMRAP #beastmode.

How To Make an Exfoliating Sea Salt Hand Scrub

Every year, as soon as the cold weather sets in, my hands become dry and flaky. With flu and cold season in full swing, I turn to excess hand …

Coconut

Fumiko Hayashida dies at 103; among first Japanese American internees

The woman's name was unknown, but the picture of her cradling a sleeping baby girl came to symbolize a troubling chapter in American history.<p>Fumiko Hayashida, a 31-year-old Japanese American from Bainbridge Island, Wash., was photographed in March 1942 waiting for a ferry to the mainland, the first …

U.S. Presidency

A Disease We Thought Was History Is Making An Alarming Comeback

We worry about dying in a plane crash, not a car accident — even though the latter has a far greater risk. So it goes with diseases, where Americans tend to fear distant new threats, like Ebola, and ignore the bogeymen so much likelier to get us: heart disease, diabetes, the flu.<p>Those with the …

Public Health

SlideRider Transforms A Staircase Into A Slide

Slides are super fun – just ask any kid at the playground! Well, Trisha Cleveland thought so, too, and has come up with an indoor stair slide! Most …

Camping

Third U.S. MERS case brings more questions than answers

The nation's third reported case of the MERS virus underscores how little is known about the illness that first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 2012.<p>"We don't know what proportion of infected people are asymptomatic, what proportion of people are symptomatic and what proportion of people have severe …

Illinois Man is Third U.S. MERS Infection, CDC Says

A business associate of the man who brought the first case of a mysterious Middle East virus to the U.S. has also tested positive for the disease, though he showed no signs of illness, federal health officials said Saturday.<p>The new infection — the third reported in the U.S. and the first …

Public Health