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Implanting pancreatic cells in your gut could cure diabetes

About 30,000 adults and children are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) each year. As many as 1.25 million Americans have the disease, according to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, with up to 5 million expected to have the disease by 2050. T1D is an autoimmune disease where your body …

Diabetes

The 13 Most Important Non-Architecture Skills You Learn in Architecture School

Architecture school is a long haul and we all know it. Whether you get a 5-year professional degree or choose to take on a few years of graduate …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Comey's firing was Trump's nuclear option on Russia probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Trump dropped a bombshell Tuesday with the announcement that he had fired FBI Director James Comey -- just days after Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about, among other things, the bureau's investigation into Russian meddling in the election that propelled …

Donald Trump

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

Genetics

Michael Nesmith On 'Infinite Tuesday' And Touring With Hendrix

In the mid-1960s, Michael Nesmith was writing songs and working the Los Angeles club scene when someone showed him an ad: A new TV show was looking for people to audition. He did — and the next thing he knew, he was a Monkee.<p>But Nesmith's career has extended well beyond the as-seen-on-TV band. In …

No One Says “Motherf***er!” Quite Like Samuel L. Jackson

Jackson drops his favorite bomb multiple times in his latest film, The Hitman’s Bodyguard.<p>Most movie stars become associated with famous lines. <b>Robert De Niro</b> has “You talkin’ to me?”; <b>Tom Cruise</b> has “You complete me.” Bette Davis had the perfectly derisive “What a dump.” <b>Samuel L. Jackson</b>, however, …

Renovated Cambridge colonial drops for nearly $2.8M

Rehabbed twice this century<p>The 4,244-square-foot, 14-room colonial at 128 Lexington Avenue in West Cambridge near Fresh Pond has been updated twice since the turn of the century: in 2006 and then 10 years later.<p>The house is on the market now through Coldwell Banker for $2,745,000.<p>An airy affair …

Cambridge

Undulating bamboo pavilion has mathematically inspired form

Known for its flexibility and impressive strength (with a strength-to-weight ratio that's comparable to steel), and for its ability to speedily …

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Our Favorite Bathroom Makeovers from the One Room Challenge

If you're not already familiar with the One Room Challenge, prepare to spend the next few hours scrolling before-and-afters. Here's how the challenge …

This Untouched Frank Lloyd Wright House Is For Sale

It's been almost 60 years since Paul and Helen Olfelt hired iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright to build their Minnesota house. Now the …

Turkish cabin crew help woman give birth at 42,000ft

<b>Cabin crew on a Turkish Airlines flight celebrated the arrival of an extra passenger at 42,000ft (12,800 metres) when a woman gave birth to a baby girl.</b><p>Passengers also assisted at the birth, which took place soon after take-off on a flight from Guinea's capital Conakry to Istanbul via …

The Uruguayan prison where inmates set up shop

<b>Every weekday morning, Cesar Campo wakes up, eats a quick breakfast and heads to work in a converted warehouse where he builds tables, chairs, bookcases and anything else that clients request.</b><p>Close by, his neighbours make bricks, grow vegetables and run shops such as cafes, a bakery, a barber's …

Europe’s top rabbi calls for solidarity with Muslims

Passover message says extremism gives religions ‘common cause’<p>Jews and Muslims in Europe have a common cause in resisting attacks on minority religions and defending religious freedom, Europe’s top rabbi has said. Speaking on the eve of Passover, which begins on Monday, chief rabbi Pinchas …

Breakthrough for Hearing Loss Patients Comes in the Form of Replacement Hair Cells

There are around 15,000 hair cells located in our inner ear that receive, translates, and transmits those signals to the brain. When these cells …

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

Home Automation

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Attractive, washable tile creates a durable wall surface when installed over drywall, making it a long-term design element in most cases. If the tiles were installed correctly, removing them often damages the surface of the drywall, resulting in torn paper, stuck-on adhesive or pulled-out chunks of …

Home Improvement

Tips of the Week: Holding Nuts with Tape, Paper Patterns and Templates, Acetate Over-Notes

I’m continuing to get good engagement from readers of this column and the wider maker community who are eager to share their tips with us. Keep them coming! If you have some great, tried, and true shop tips, tricks, or hacks, please share them in the comments below and they will likely find their …

DIY

America's Cult of Ignorance

More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we …

Here Are All the Places You Haven't Thought to Use Wallpaper

(Image credit: Old Home Love)<p>One of the most important design trends we've seen in the past few years is the return of wallpaper. And these aren't …

Dining Rooms

Why Herzog & de Meuron's Hamburg Elbphilharmonie Is Worth Its $900 Million Price Tag

<i>This article was originally published by Metropolis Magazine as "Will Elbphilharmonie Be Hamburg’s Guggenheim?"</i><p>So much has already been written about …

Herzog & de Meuron

Follow the sun: Here are the first smart solar panels tracking sunlight

The next generation of solar systems has arrived. This all-in-one system actually tracks the sun soaring across the sky. Smart!<p>It gets even smarter, …

Solar Panels

Top 5: from the house that will take your breath away to 14 things guests hate when they visit your home

And here we are again, another week has passed and we are giving you a chance to read our most popular articles. Here is your chance to re-read your …

Living Rooms

Meet Indivisible, the young progressives leading the resistance to President Trump

The idea started with a public Google document.<p>In the weeks after Donald Trump won last year's presidential election and Republicans kept control of Congress, Sarah Dohl, along with a handful of friends and former Capitol Hill colleagues, wanted Americans — mostly distraught Democrats — to know …

Donald Trump

3 Beaten-Up Solar Stocks: Are They Bargains?

Shares of First Solar, Inc., SunPower Corporation, and 8Point3 Energy Partners LP are all down between 39% and 85% from recent highs. Here's why they …

The High-Low T-Shirt: How to hide your panty line..

The High-Low T-shirt is the perfect item to hide your panty line. Let's face it, girls, sometimes depending on the mood and “time of the month,” we …

Recycled Art Crafts: There Are Some Examples Of Creating Recycle Plastic Bags Crafts, recycled art projects for kids, bottle recycle

<i>April 10th, 2016.</i> <b>Recycled Art Crafts, There are Some Examples of Creating Recycle Plastic Bags Crafts.</b><p>In this modern time, we must care of our earth. …

How to Get Your Knives Razor Sharp

Knives are a common fixture in our everyday lives, be it in the kitchen, workplace or the great outdoors. What is fairly uncommon however, is someone …

Makerspaces: A Tool That Can Transform Learning

<b>Today's guest post is written by Nicholas Provenzano, high school English teacher, author, speaker, and consultant.</b><p>I sat around the Makerspace in my …

Makerspaces

Watching These Precisely Crafted Wooden Joints Fit Together Is Deeply Satisfying

You probably want a carpenter using nails to build your house, so, you know, it doesn’t fall down. But for more decorative wooden creations, …

Woodworking