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What Scientists Learned From Strapping a Camera to a Polar Bear

Hours of film showed the animals just living life—and suggested that, in the age of climate change, their day-to-day existence may get much harder.<p>You may have seen a recent viral video that showed a polar bear in the throes of suffering. The beast seems to be in the final hours of its life—its …

Climate Change

Physicists Just Found a New Way to Bend a Fundamental Rule of Light Waves

This is incredible.<p>One of the more well-known rules in physics is that light can only ever go one speed, so long as nothing stands in its way.<p>But new …

Physics

How to Build a Tiny, Off-Grid House for $2500 (Video)

From life inside a tiny, 7'x12' portable house to touring an infamous roundhouse, we've been pretty fascinated by the DIY tiny house movement. Here's …

Off-grid

20 Insanely Easy Ways to Build Your Own Furniture

You don’t need to be a master craftsman to furnish your home with style. DIY your way to a dream furniture collection with these 20 stunningly simple …

Woodworking

Plantagon Breaks Ground on its First 'Plantscraper' Vertical Farm in Sweden!

1/8<p>Several years ago a Swedish-American company called Plantagon unveiled plans for a series of massive skyscraper greenhouses that stood to …

Urban Agriculture

Bill Nye the Science Guy trashes 'brainwashing' Noah's Ark Encounter theme park

Taxpayer-backed Biblical theme park is packed with scientific inaccuracies complains Nye.<p>American television's beloved Bill Nye the Science Guy has a …

3 Common Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Thanks to the internet and the availability of all the connectivity we could ever need, it has never been more appealing to start a small business. Whether you’re selling stuff from your home or simply connecting people looking for a service, all the success stories we read about brands like Uber …

Small Business

Summer inspiration: Models in swimsuits

One-piece or bikini, a flattering swimsuit is probbaly your most important beach buy. From Taylor Hill and Gigi Hadid, to Doutzen Kroes and Kendall …

Swimwear

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

Here's Why Humans Have an Innate Desire to Get High

An evolutionary life hack.<p>It’s easy to explain the appeal of drugs like heroin and cocaine, which directly stimulate the brain’s reward …

Bill Nye Explains How Creationism Is Holding Children Back

The <b>school boards</b> around the U.S. who who’ve decided to <b>teach</b> children <b>creationism</b>, <b>intelligent design</b>, or whatever you choose to call it, are poking <b>a</b> …

Creationism

New documents shine light on CIA torture methods

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Central Intelligence Agency has released 50 declassified documents detailing its use of brutal interrogation techniques on terrorist suspects in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.<p>The disclosure was in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties …

Surveillance

The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top U.S. public health official says could mean “the end of the road” for antibiotics.<p>The antibiotic-resistant strain was found last …

Public Health

Pot Advocates Want to Establish a 'Unit' of Weed So We Know How High We Are

There is a national standard for one "drink.” Should the same be true for pot?<p>Know how sometimes you take multiple bong rips and feel excellent, and then sometimes you take one hit of particularly potent dope and feel like you might die? Weed advocates and policy makers are trying to fix that.<p>At …

Honoring 92-Year-Old Marc Riboud's Extraordinary Documentary Photos

Marc Riboud is a French photographer with over 60 years of experience under his well-notched belt. Riboud first began experimenting with his father's Kodak camera in 1937, but then went on to pursue a career in engineering before returning to photography full-time, nearly 15 years later. After this …

Vietnam War

Sensual photos of teens smoking marijuana, taken for the U.S. government in 1973

These striking shots of two young women chilling out with some herb while relaxing <i>sur l'herbe</i> are official federal government photographs, captured …

MVPM: Minimum Viable Product Manager

You’ve probably seen this diagram before. It elegantly shows that product management is the intersection of a diverse skill set.<p>Its simplicity has …

Product Management

POWs in Solitary May Have Tapped Unused Parts of Their Brains

Dennis S. Charney, MD, is the Dean of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and he’s been thinking about the brain, specifically how <b>we don’t normally</b> …

The Brain

Future skylines: 2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition - CNN Style

Skyscrapers

Improving UX with Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling

Handsome's Eric Celedonia on how to apply Pixar's 22 rules of storytelling to user experience design.The post Improving UX with Pixar’s 22 rules of …

UX Design

Kick it up a notch | Financial | Eugene, Oregon

Kickstarter or Kicksputter?<p>The difference between Kickstarter campaigns that soar and those that flop boils down to preparation, good storytelling …

Photographer Spends Hours in Open Waters to Capture Exquisite Moments of Glass-Like Waves

Wearing only a bathing suit and a pair of fins, Tahiti-based photographer Ben Thouard encapsulates the beauty and power of the ocean’s waves. Gorgeous images of crystal-clear waters and picturesque sunsets are the result of him spending countless hours navigating the waters with his camera. “The …

Make a Wooden Fence for Your Table Saw and Save a Few Bucks

Besides the blade, the most important part on a table saw is the fence. If yours is beat up or you just want a new one, here's how you can build your own.<p>Table saws are precision tools for ripping lengths of wood, and to achieve this they a properly dialed-in fence to align the wood parallel to the …

Latticed aluminum shelters to help coastal Peruvians in climate emergencies

The worsening effects of global warming make people living on the Peruvian coast even more vulnerable to natural disasters and harsh weather …

Sea Level

Mysterious fairy circles discovered in Australian outback

A mysterious landscape phenomenon known as fairy circles has been found in the Australian outback.<p>The fairy circles are characterised by a hexagonal …

The World's Best Whistler Explains How She Got So Good

"Always stay hydrated, and never forget your chapstick."<p>When Molly Lewis opened a string of shows for Kirin J Callinan's recent world tour, the LA-based Australian demonstrated the difference between a party trick and a hidden talent. It's the same thing every time you're at one of Lewis's shows, …

Find Out the "Type of Woman" You Were Meant to Love!

In the previous HP article, we discussed how to find out "the type of man you were meant to love." For men, we now discuss the type of woman you were meant to love.<p>Have you ever said to a friend, "She's such a fabulous woman! She has lots of the qualities I love about my mother. I'm sure she'd make …

'Blue Cities' project to see launch in landlocked Boulder

Even with the wide range of environmental awareness in Boulder — green building, renewable energy, electric vehicles, recycling and more — our …

Boulder