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Einstein's Gravitational Waves Have Been Turned Into Gorgeous Music

The greatest scientific discovery of the year gets a soundtrack.<p>When gravitational waves were announced last week, it drew to a close a decades-long mystery surrounding Einstein's theories of relativity. It was the last undiscovered piece, and the proof needed to complete the picture. The sound of …

If you're going to fall into a black hole, make sure it's rotating

It's no secret that black holes are objects to be avoided, were you to plot yourself a trip across the galaxy. Get too close to one and you'd find …

Black Holes

Don't Fudge Your Home Renovation! Essential Advice From a Seasoned Pro

Whether tackling a fixer-upper as a new home or giving a tired living space a face-lift, home renovation can update your personal style and increase your property’s value. You'll definitely save money if you choose to tackle projects yourself, but there’s no shame in hiring skilled craftsmen …

This Tiny Finnish Cabin Appeared as if by Magic

Relying on a sleek, minimalist design made this the easiest build ever.<p>Sometimes the red tape involved with building your dream home makes it more work than it's worth. But Robin Falck found a loophole that allowed him to build this lakeside cabin without annoying regulations or permits: He made it …

10 Things People With Tidy Kitchens Do Every Day

These habits put cleaning and organizing on autopilot — even when dinner is late (again).<p>If you've ever visited a friend's home unannounced only to discover their kitchen is squeaky clean (without any warning?!), you might wonder how they do it. Well, apparently the secret to a clean kitchen is …

Cleaning

Wedding Flowers: 15 Foraging Ideas for Bouquets and Arrangements

In my family, foraging for DIY wedding flowers has become a tradition. It started when my mom had the idea to grow potted centerpieces for her big …

Lumia 930 Review: Finally, a Flagship Lumia That's a Phone First and Camera Second

The Lumia 930 is Microsoft’s first flagship Windows Phone handset since completing its acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services division earlier this year. Nonetheless, you’ll still find 5-inch handset branded as a Nokia.<p>Having started to trickle out to retailers around the world this month, the …