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Understanding Brainwaves to Expand our Consciousness

The human brain is a complex entity constantly at work, sending electrical signals, communicating, building new neural connections and so on. This …

Senate Democrats Flip Script On Mitch McConnell, Tell All 50 Governors To Comply With EPA Rule

WASHINGTON -- A handful of Senate Democrats are pushing back against a letter Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sent to all 50 governors urging them to not comply with the administration's signature climate rule.<p>Last month, McConnell pressed states to ignore the Environmental …

Clean Technology

12 Easy Ways to Green Your Home

Easy eco compromises you can make.<p>You should...you shouldn't...you can't...so much guilt about going green! One of our green expert takes the hard line, while another shows how to compromise. Just do something!

Welcome to the 'Double El Niño' — and more extreme weather

We’re about to experience a “double El Niño” — a rare weather phenomenon that climatologists had warned about several months ago.<p>That means two consecutive years of the concentration of warm water in the Pacific Ocean that brings West Coast storms, quiet hurricane seasons in the Atlantic and busy …

Weather

Solar Power Towers Are 'Vaporizing' Birds

But they aren't the deadliest energy source for our feathered friends<p>The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Nevada is set to come online in March. Once completed, it will use thousands of mirrors to focus sunlight on a tower, melting millions of pounds of salt contained inside. The molten salt …

Many Americans reject evolution, deny climate change and find GM food unsafe, survey finds

Study points to worrying gulf between the opinions held by scientists and the general public in the US on key issues<p>A major survey of US opinions has revealed that huge numbers of people reject Darwinian evolution, consider GM foods unsafe to eat, and doubt that human activity is warming the planet.<p>…

Pew Research Center

Week's Best Space Pictures: Pillars Bloom, a Star Illuminates, and a Moon Sets

Hubble revisits an iconic place in space, a star lights up Saturn's rings, and a wolf moon sets in this week's best space pictures.

The 14 Most Interesting Stories Of 2014

Better workplaces to environmental destruction, better diets to education reform, here are the stories that created the most buzz in the last year.<p>Want more of Co.Exist’s best stories of 2014? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Photos<br>• Infographics<br>• Lists<br>• …

Love Eat

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Top 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2014: Editors' Picks

From a snake virgin birth to a real-life unicorn, 2014 was a banner year for the bizarre. See our editors' picks for weirdest animal stories.

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

Infographic: This is What a Lack of Sleep Does to Your Brain

This morning, I set my alarm for 6 AM. Sure, it’s the day after Christmas, and I went to bed at 4 AM, but I was fairly confident that I could wake up …

Sleep

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Virgin Galactic’s Spaceship Two crashed – and then, 300m miles away, Philae landed on a comet. From the distant origins of humans to our future on the planet, 12 leading scientists pick their key moments and stories of the year<p>1 The West Antarctic ice sheet enters irreversible decline<p><b>13 January</b><p>In …

Cheap Gas Got You Thinking About That Suburban? Think Again

People filling up their cars lately have seen the price of gasoline drop below $3 a gallon, and there are indications we might be heading closer to $2 a gallon nationally some time next year.<p>Americans with big-car lust might be thinking at this point, "Woo-hoo! Time to buy that Chevy …

Oil

10 Perfect DIY Projects for Makers Who Love Their Pets

Pets are people too. If corporations can be labeled as people then why can’t our pets? Regardless, when it comes to our pets, we often spoil them with lavish gifts to show our affections. Makers on the other hand tend to build projects that help with everything from feeding tasks to keeping track …

7 Things You Should Know About Shrimp

Shrimp cocktail is on practically every holiday menu, but many of my clients aren’t sure if they should avoid shrimp or dig in. If you’re a seafood …

Holistic Medicine

Germany Sets New Solar Record By Meeting Nearly Half of Country's Weekend Power Demand

Germany fed a whopping 22 gigawatts of solar power per hour into the national grid last weekend, setting a new record by meeting nearly half of the …

5 Open Source Home Automation Projects We Love

By Luke Dormehl8 minute Read<p>With big-name companies like Google and Apple entering the space, 2014 has been the year of smart homes. But while Nest, …

Home Automation

See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

Space

Andean Pumas Bring National Park in Argentina Back to Life

Researchers are just beginning to understand how these big cats are influencing their habitat.<p>Mountain lion. Cougar. Puma. The big cat with many names deals in death. But in San Guillermo National Park, Argentina, <i>Puma concolor</i> is bringing the high Andean habitat back to life.<p>A mix of wind-swept …

Orion spacecraft's flawless test flight puts Mars exploration one step closer

Orion crew capsule survives launch and orbit, then temperatures of about 2,200C on its return through Earth’s atmosphere<p>White smoke rose in the air and green dye coloured the ocean to guide the USS Anchorage and smaller recovery vessels to the spot where Nasa’s Orion crew capsule splashed down to …

Solar Power in US doubles in 2014, Wind now 4% of Energy Mix

By Juan Cole | —<p>Compared to Germany and Spain, the United States is woefully backward in its development of wind, solar and other renewable sources …

The gloves don't work

On the disadvantages of having a physicist for a parent<p>The first frosty morning of the year, around here. It is gloriously fresh and bright. Oblique sunshine, filtering through gaps in the curtains, picks out detail on the bookshelves opposite the bedroom window as we wake to the gentle sound of …

DIY Home Décor Ideas & Projects

Home Decorating<p>Renew every room with handsome handmade focal points, fresh and functional textiles, décor accents and more.