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State lawmaker says niece injured in shootout that wounded 8 in Columbia described scene as 'war zone'

A state lawmaker's niece who was among eight people injured in a shootout outside a Columbia club described the scene to her family as a "war …

Crime

KFVM9: Going Home: Black Water Bowfin – Chris Funk takes us deep into the swamp for alligator encounters and great fishing

Chris Funk takes us deep into the swamp for alligator encounters and great fishing

This Might Be The Strongest And Lightest Material on Earth

10 times stronger than steel, with only 5 percent of its density.<p>For years, researchers have known that carbon, when arranged in a certain way, can …

Tom Hardy, Brad Pitt, and Iron Man All Want to Kill Bruce Willis In This Mashup Action Film

It took 53 movies spliced together to make this.<p>Everybody wants to kill Bruce Willis. Brad Pitt wants to kill Bruce Willis. Iron Man wants to kill Bruce Willis. Tom Hardy wants to kill Bruce Willis. Thankfully, Bruce Willis—being Bruce Willis—escapes every single time. And while this might sound …

Bruce Willis

Shed Pounds Over the Holidays by Eating This Cozy Food

We love hearing about a way to shed extra pounds that doesn't require cutting out our favorite dishes or putting in extra hours at the gym. While a …

Nutrition

Welcome to skyr, the Viking ‘superfood’ waking up Britain

One of Iceland’s top dairy experts will arrive in Britain this week to help an adventurous Yorkshire farmer increase production of skyr, a Viking food that was barely known beyond the north Atlantic for a thousand years but is now being marketed as a “superfood”.<p>Ten years ago skyr – prounced skeer …

North Atlantic

The Trouble With Truffles

There's money to be made in the truffle business, but these fungi are famously fickle about their growing conditions.<p>Truffles are the wave of the future, at least according to Charles Lefevre, founder of Oregon’s New World Truffieres.<p>Over 200 truffle orchards are now under development in the United …

Snorkeling

Go 50% wind-powered at home, at no extra cost, with Arcadia Power

<b>Clean up your home electricity use in minutes. No turbine required.</b><p>One of the stickier points of moving to a renewable energy future is the …

What Would Happen If Bees Went Extinct?

Most people who think about bees, think about getting stung. But that doesn’t do these incredible creatures justice. Bees fly through their life in …

The World's Largest Vertical Farm Is Being Built in New Jersey

A huge vertical farm—where crops are planted, grown, and harvested all with neither sun nor soil—is being built in New Jersey. When it’s finished, it …

Aquaponics

With 1 Announcement, the FAA Just Created an $82 Billion Market and 100,000 New Jobs | Inc.com

On Wednesday, June 21, the FAA finalized the rules for commercial UAVs, or drones. The market has been anxiously awaiting those rules for several years. While hobbyist UAV use was allowed, commercial use was specifically prohibited until now.<p>Having been lobbied by the Academy of Model Aviation …

Drones

Keep an eye on Norway: Its startup scene is about to go huge

I spent a lot of my formative years in Norway, and have been periodically checking in on the Norwegian startup scene. The first time I went and had a look around was about five years ago, and what I found back then was pretty dismal. So, when I headed back to Norway this week to take a deep dive …

This Accelerator Is Building An Ecosystem For Climate Change Startups

It’s a familiar story: a group of Stanford and tech-industry alums get together and found a startup accelerator. But this venture wouldn’t focus on creating picture sharing apps or the next Uber. It would foster the types of companies that address an issue largely left behind by Silicon Valley: …

” The Bionic Leaf ” Mimics The Photosynthesis and Converts Solar Energy Into Chemical Energy or Liquid Fuel

Innovation in science hits us as researchers from Harvard University have created what they are calling the ‘bionic leaf.‘ This amazing invention is …

Lyft’s $5.5 Billion Plan for World Domination

The founders of Lyft talk about Uber, Carl Icahn, and driverless cars.<p>When <b>Logan Green</b> visited Zimbabwe, in 2005, he was taken aback by the country’s widespread use of minivan taxis, or <i>kombis</i>, that ferried groups of people around with staggering efficiency. What if a groundbreaking technology could …

Tiny Dancers: Meet 7 New Peacock Spider Species

They're fuzzy. They're colorful. And they wave their legs in the air like they just don't care.<p>They're peacock spiders, a group of tiny arachnids …

Zoology

How to Find Platinum on the Side of the Road

Platinum is one of the rarest and most useful metals on the planet. A new video from Cody’s Lab explains why a significant amount of this precious …

Extracted

Eat locals: swapping sheep and cows for kangaroos and camels could help our environment

We may be what we eat, but our dietary choices also affect the health of the environment, and farmers’ back pockets.<p>Energy and water use, native …

NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade

Due to the importance of this process, these organisms have developed mechanisms that protect them from overexposure to sunlight.<p>Yellow Wagtail bird. …

Six robots inspired by real-life animals

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Many scientific and engineering developments were lifted right out of nature, but none more so than robots built to act like real-life animals. Biomimicry is the term for innovations like these, which draw inspiration from the power of nature to solve the toughest human problems. …

Robotics

Unexpected discovery leads to a better battery - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

RICHLAND, Wash. – An unexpected discovery has led to a rechargeable battery that's as inexpensive as conventional car batteries, but has a much …

How an Army of Ocean Farmers Is Starting an Economic Revolution

By Bren Smith<p>I'm a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I've spent many nights in jail. I'm an …

Aquaculture

4 Tricks to Make Your Android Phone Faster

No one wants a slow phone, but many of us have to settle for one as the hardware grows older, storage space runs out, and the number of bugs add up. …

Android News

Building Your Dream Container Home

Why choose a container home?<p>When containers are on the back of trucks, it is hard to imagine that they can make a good home. The truth of the matter …

Battery technology could charge up water desalination

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas, says a new study by …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

Seaweed Farming May Be the Prescription for Troubled Waters

Even in the dead of winter, the Gulf of Maine is a vibrant place. Birds, crabs, and fish abound. Tiny plumes of smoke rise from the homes of Mainers living along the well-populated Southern coast.<p>But the sea is changing. The Gulf has warmed faster than any body of water in the world, with climate …

Aquaculture

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …