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This Is What It Was Like to Be a Teenager in the Middle Ages

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>We have a tendency to associate youth …

Raw furniture is grown with mushroom mycelium

With the aim of finding alternative materials that are both renewable and non-toxic, designers are turning to a variety of surprising possibilities. …

Graphene-munching spiders produce stronger silk

<b>Cambridge researchers open up new applications for enhanced natural fibre</b><p>Spider silk is one of the toughest polymer fibres known. But according to …

Engineering

You're probably showering way too often

Spring is here. That means longer, warmer days — and, for many people, more frequent showering to wash away the sweat and smells that come with higher temperatures.<p>Here's the thing, though: Your regular showers may be grosser than your sweat.<p>There isn't much research that can tell you exactly how …

Microbiome

The largest photo of the known universe weighs two million gigabytes

I guess this can be described as the universe’s biggest selfie…<p>Over 4 years the Pan-STARRS1 (The Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response …

Ditch The Truck Because This Scooter Has All The Towing Power You Need

Forget the Harley or the Honda Africa Twin. Real adventure travel meets elegance when you figure out how to cram your whole family and a boat and a …

Can Timber Skyscrapers Really Help Save The Planet?

Politicians, architects, and scientists increasingly herald timber as an Earth-saving building technology, but not everyone agrees.<p>Cities are shaped by fire. From Chicago to San Francisco, enormous swathes of urban fabric were wiped away by accident in the 19th century. These horrific disasters did …

Scientists announce breakthrough in embryo research

Scientists have for the first time grown human embryos outside of the mother for almost two full weeks into development, giving unique insight into what they say is the most mysterious stage of early human life.<p>Scientists had previously only been able to study human embryos as a culture in a lab …

Tech Insider

The key to these ancient riddles may lie in a father’s love for his dead son

When the Rök runestone was pried from the wall of a small Swedish church more than a century ago, it was heralded as an archaeological marvel. Twice …

Should We Be Recycling Concrete?

Recently we’ve been looking into sustainable building materials, like skyscrapers made of wood. We’ve also been examining the slowly crumbling …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Monsanto on trial for crimes against nature and humanity

Monsanto was accused of 'crimes against humanity and the environment' at COP21 in Paris this week, writes Pavlos Georgiadis. And now the evidence …

Monsanto

Ancient board game found in looted China tomb

Pieces from a mysterious board game that hasn't been played for 1,500 years were discovered in a heavily looted 2,300-year-old tomb near Qingzhou City in China.<p>There, archaeologists found a 14-face die made of animal tooth, 21 rectangular game pieces with numbers painted on them and a broken tile …

Virginia farm the site of major agricultural innovation

When Carla and I were in Lexington, Va., earlier this year, I made a special trip to visit the McCormick Farm, which was home to Cyrus McCormick. In …

Drop the obsession with Big Data, zero days and just... help the business

<b>Black Hat Europe</b> Haroon Meer, founder of applied research company Thinkst, opened the Black Hat Europe conference last week with a keynote attacking …

BU Water: The world's most beautiful (and sustainable) filtered water bottle

en_US<p>article<p>Every once in a while I come across really cool designs that I classify as 'design porn'. The BU Water Bottle is definitely in that …

Chinese archaeologists unearth ancient smoke-absorbing lamps

Chinese archaeologists unearth ancient smoke-absorbing lamps<p>NANCHANG, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Millennia before China's smog made world headlines, Chinese …

Is Ducati About To Release An Off Road Adventure Version Of The Multistrada?

The Ducati Multistrada is a wonderful, nearly uncrashable motorcycle...as long as you keep it on the pavement. It seems Bologna might be fed up with …

Suzuki Unveils 600cc Turbo Engine At Tokyo Motor Show

<i>Suzuki has unveiled a 600cc turbocharged engine at the ongoing Tokyo Motor Show. The engine unveiled by Suzuki is said to be near-production …

The UN 2030 Agenda Decoded: The Blueprint for Global Enslavement

This UN "2030 Agenda" document that pushes a blueprint for so-called "sustainable development" around the world. This...<p>Agenda 2030, Conspiracy, NWO, …

Cool Girls Riding Their Motorbikes: Vintage Pre-War Photos Of Women And Their Rides

Two ladies astride an 1895 Crank Drive Motorcycle (r) and a 500 New Imperial Twin (l), which has reached 114 mph at Brooklands<p>Presenting a gallery of …

Penda unveils its vision for a 20,000-person city constructed entirely from bamboo

Imagine a city rising from a lush bamboo forest, but this city uses no concrete and no steel; it doesn't stick out of the forest, so much as blend …

Jumble of metal parts turns out to be two vintage bikes worth £500k

Dozens of pieces collected by enthusiast 40 years ago are from Brough Superior vintage bikes - described as Rolls-Royces of motorcycle world<p>A jumble of metal parts for two rare Brough Superior vintage motorbikes have sold for £500,000.<p>The two "jigsaw bikes" - that were in dozens of pieces - were …

The Bad News About the Organic Industry

The good news: Organic produce is now certified by the government, widely available at big-box stores, and more affordable than ever. The bad news: …

Building A Sustainable Business Is More Than Profit

I may be a bit old-fashioned, but I have always looked at a business first for its potential ability to be self-sustaining, and provide reasonable …

Entrepreneurship

Street adventure bikes trend on the rise

The Ewan MacGregor documentary "Long Way Round" brought widespread attention to the sport of motorcycle adventure touring and to the bikes used for …

10 Inventions That Make Nikola Tesla One Of The Greatest Scientists Of All Time

<b>Short Bytes</b>: <i>Nikola Tesla, who is regarded as of the greatest scientists of all times, has gifted the world in every possible way in terms of</i> …