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Harvard scientists created a 'bionic leaf' that's better at converting the sun's energy than real plants

Researchers at Harvard University have created a system that allows them to store the energy of the sun, converting solar energy into chemical energy using a hybrid mechanism of inorganic chemistry and living organisms.<p>Comparing their invention with the natural process of photosynthesis, they refer …

The Division Open Beta Pre-Load Now Available on Xbox One, PS4, PC

The Division's open beta is coming very soon, and you can now pre-load it so that you can jump right in when the servers go live later this week.<p>The beta starts on Xbox One tomorrow, February 18, before launching for PS4 and PC a day later. Below are download links for the console versions, while …

Winter morning in Norway:

Animals are amazing, we humans could never live up to their standards:

France wants to ensure all new rooftops must be topped with either solar panels or plants:

This guy:



Here's How To Find Cheap and Free eBooks

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Go-To Seed Bars

<i>by guest blogger Patricia Helding, owner of</i> <i>Fat Witch Bakery</i> <i>and author of</i> <i>Fat Witch Bake Sale</i><p>Even a couple of days after watching the Super Bowl, you're probably still saying to yourself, "<i>What was</i> <i>I doing, dipping that many taco chips into that multi-layered dip that many times?"</i><p>Forgive yourself the …

GrubHub Will Dominate the Food Delivery Market by Cutting Out the Middleman

Online food ordering site <b>GrubHub</b> — which merged with Seamless in 2013 — wants to start their own delivery service. The company has seen an incredible about of financial success recently — the <i>Chicago Tribune</i> notes that they made <b>$10.8 million</b> in the last quarter alone — and now it plans to expand its …


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5 Healthy and Delicious New Year's Resolution-Worthy Dishes

You know the drill. January 1st. We make promises to ourselves in earnest. We go strong for a few months, and then slowly, that treadmill becomes a coatrack again. Well, I've blown enough New Year's resolutions to know that I probably won't go to the gym four times a week in 2015. But eating well …

Thought of the day:

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Healthy Eating

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

Faith in humanity restored:

Respect to this girl!

Black wolf hybrid:

The giant Schnauzer who helps children to walk as he does his hospital rounds.

Two-year-old chimpanzee Do Do feeds milk to Aorn, a 60-day-old tiger cub.

110lb lioness develops incredible bond with men who saved her.

Animals are so much more intelligent than we give them credit for:

Can't deny the truth

No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.

Guardians of the children:

Squirrels are very kind, they adopt abandoned baby squirrels if they notice a relative has not come back for them.

Amazing 3D art:

This man deserves endless shares.