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UFO spotted At Blur Concert, Mobile Phone Shot Footage Proves Their Existance

Those who attended the Blur concert in Hyde Park had golden opportunity to spot UFO, the Unidentified Flying Object. As the band was performing the …

Paranormal

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Hibernating bears could hold the key to long-distance space travel

Astronauts could protect themselves against bone wastage by harnessing a unique biological process that allows black bears to maintain their skeletons during hibernation.<p>A study has revealed that bears protect their bones from degrading, despite hardly moving for up to six months, by suppressing …

Space Travel

BMW puts a 40-ton electric truck on the road

In a step towards greener goods transportation, BMW and Scherm put a 40-ton electric freight truck in operation in Munich.<p>An electric truck has been officially deployed in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, in a partnership between German automobile manufacturer BMW and automotive service provider Scherm. …

Roads

How falling into a black hole may mean you live on as a hologram - without even noticing

In the movie <i>Interstellar</i>, the main character Cooper escapes from a black hole in time to see his daughter Murph in her final days. Some have argued …

Dirty Energy vs. Clean Power: The Past Battles the Future at Seneca Lake

<i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Let’s amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell’s “Yellow Taxi” to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. There, Big Energy seems determined to turn paradise, if not into a parking lot, then into a massive storage area for fracked natural gas. …

10 healthy eating habits that will change your life

Nutrition experts dole out a ton of advice about how to eat well—and, most importantly, not lose your mind doing it. But there are some tips that stand the test of time, and that experts themselves follow. (Because yes, they're human, too.) Here are 10 habits they live by—and that will change the …

Nutrition

8 places to cool off at U.S. national parks this summer

Don't let the summer heat deter you from hitting the road this summer.<p>Though much of the western U.S. has experienced record temperatures this year, …

Scientists have taken a high energy x-ray of the sun and the results are stunning

NASA pieced together high energy X-ray images from three of its telescopes around the world to create a stunning mosaic of the sun.<p>The image shows the star's flaring, active surface regions which contain material heated to several millions of degrees. And it's absolutely stunning.<p>Here it is:<p>The …

Green energy summit held in Glasgow

<b>A green energy summit has been held in Glasgow to discuss the impact of plans to end onshore wind farm subsidies.</b><p>The UK government recently announced plans to scrap the Renewables Obligation scheme early.<p>UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has said ending the scheme meant energy bills would not need to …

Quickly charge your iOS device from the sun with Solar Paper

I love being outdoors, and camping is at the top of my list of things to do. I’m not talking about going to an air conditioned cabin, with …

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Colored diet

Loading...<p>I want to share with you an interesting diet. It is called colored as every day will differ with its color of products. Multi-colored …

Long-Term Effects of Type 2 Diabetes on the Brain and Cognition

<b>In just two years, people with type 2 diabetes experienced negative changes in their ability to regulate blood flow in the brain, which was</b> …

Affordable Wooden House Build for Cambodia’s Poor

Habitat for Humanity Cambodia, in association with Building Trust International, and Atelier COLE have been working together on a project of building …

Review: Canyon Spectral CF Mountain Bike

Normally when we fly to a destination in order to write up a series, like this one, for Singletracks, we get hooked up with a rental bike from a …

What's the Universe Made Of? Math, Says Scientist

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math? …

Mathematics

$15 Trillion Plan Would Have All of America on Renewable Energy by 2050

A group of scientists has published a plan for the United States to have all of its energy come from renewable sources by 2050, an ambitious goal …

Renewable Energy

The World Is Running Out of Fresh Water. Here's What You Can Do to Make a Difference - One Green Planet

The thought of trying to sustain life as we know it without fresh water is unimaginable. We rely on it for food production, hydration, cooking, …

Yosemite is still one of the most beautiful parks in America — despite the drought in California

The major water shortage is drying out reservoirs, lakes, rivers, and farmland. But rest assured that California's most precious landmarks are surviving.<p>A simple Google search for "most beautiful national park" yields results for California's very own Yosemite National Park. And there's good reason.<p>…

National Parks

Powerful Space Telescope Would Scan Alien Planets for Signs of Life

NEW YORK – A successor to NASA's famous Hubble Space Telescope and the soon-to-be-launched James Webb Space Telescope is already in the planning …

Blackbird House in Aspen, Colorado

The Blackbird house, a new contemporary home by Will Bruder Architects in Aspen, Colorado.<p>The team of Will Bruder Architects recently completed the …

Durham University astronomers find evidence of hidden supermassive black holes

The nature of the universe recently became a little clearer, as astronomers from Durham University announced the discovery of a large population of …

Apple’s OS X naming strategy turned around business for Yosemite National Park

If you ever want to find some evidence of just how significant Apple is these days, take a look at how it can impact upon seemingly unrelated areas — like, say, tourism.<p>According to a new report, following Apple’s decision to name last year’s OS X version after Yosemite national park, interest in …

National Parks

16 of the most jaw-dropping space photos of the year

A comet's green tail, the moon above an Italian mountain and dancing green auroras shine brightly in a set of photos shortlisted for an …

Climbing On Mount Denali

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10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

Scientists were surprised when they saw premature planets for the first time around this young star

But we had yet to observe the stages in between, when extremely fine dust forms larger 'pebbles' that, over billions of years, eventually coalesce into planets.<p>Now, one part of that key process has been spotted; a star 450 light-years away that is just 2.5 million years old appears to have an …

Denver man poised to climb all Colorado’s 14ers in 10 days

ESTES PARK, Colo. — A Denver man is attempting to break a world record by climbing all of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks in 10 days.<p>Transitioning from …

Climbing