Mike Perkins

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Tracing the tangled tracks of humankind's evolutionary journey

The path from ape to modern human is not a linear one. Hannah Devlin looks at what we know – and what might be next for our species<p><b>Let’s go back to the beginning. When did we and our ape cousins part ways?</b><br>Scientists are still working on an exact date – or even a date to within a million years. Like …

Humanity

FREE Introduction to Photography Composition PDF Visualization by ANNETTE KIM

Fresh new free PDF visualization on Introduction to Photography Composition by ANNETTE KIM (part of the free PDF series on Introduction to Street …

Street Photography

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

How much CO2 does a single volcano emit?

Some say it’s more than all of humanity emits in a year. But people say a lot of things. What does the science say?<p><i>“One volcano puts out more toxic</i> …

A tasty drink made with chocolate and caffeine can improve your thinking — here's how to make it

Success in all of these depends upon quick thinking, and a recent study shows there's a tasty drink that could help clarify our thinking.<p><i>Disclosure: The Hershey Company is a sponsor of the study written about in this post.</i>

Cocoa Powder

Bacteria May be Reason Some Foods Cause Heart Disease, Stroke

Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another possible explanation Monday: an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs might be a culprit.<p>They found evidence that choline may feed gut bacteria that in turn produce a compound that makes blood sticky and prone …

Medical Research

DIY Duvet Cover: How to Easily Turn Two Flat Sheets into a Custom Duvet Cover

Duvet covers are a very practical item in the bedroom. They protect the larger (and more expensive) duvets from stains and the like, and duvet covers …

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

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HOME

Seeing clearly at all distances without glasses or contact lenses is a goal for many of us, and that goal is fast becoming a reality.<p>For a half …

Cataracts
Wall Art
Woodworking

The 10 most innovative electric bikes in the world

But cars aren't the only electric vehicles people around the world are embracing: Increased fuel prices and growing urbanization have spurred the demand for electric bikes, or e-bikes.<p>Global e-bike sales are expected to grow from 32 million in 2014 to at least 40 million in 2023, according to …

Electric Bikes

Long-Forgotten Research Unearths New Mystery about Lyme Disease

The tick hunter was hopeful he had found the cause of the disabling illness, recently named Lyme disease, that was spreading anxiety through leafy …

Disease

leguano barefoot shoes are barely more than socks! – The Gadgeteer

I’m currently a fan of the “minimalist” movement—the “less is more” or “simpler is better” philosophy. One of the areas in which I’ve applied …

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Micaella Pedros uses heat-shrunk plastic bottles to join furniture

<b>Graduate shows 2016:</b> Royal College of Art graduate Micaella Pedros has repurposed discarded plastic bottles into joints that can be used to hold …

Furniture

Indonesia Furniture

Indoor furniture<p>Armoires<p>Mahogany antique armoires replica and wardrobe cabinet handcrafted of teak and reclaimed wood.<p>Beds<p>Bedframe, bunk beds, …

Furniture

DIY: to-do list

When your job description has as many hyphens as mine (designer-maker-blogger-art director-photographer-etc.etc.) or if you’re just a creative person …

Crafting
Survivalism

10 Worst Cities in the U.S. (Mostly) to Visit For Christmas

<i>shutterstock</i><p>Book Travel<p>Hotels<p>Cars<p>Flights<p>Vacations<p>Same Location<p>Different Location<p>Return at a different location?<p>As the voice on the radio reminds us, …

Okuda Helps Transform A Church into a Street Art Skate Park

December 18, 2015<p>Anika Dačić graduated in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade and is currently …

Around the Galleries: Matt Wedel's 'Peaceable Fruit' ceramics have a hint of fiery apocalypse

Ceramics has an ancient history of fusing painted surfaces with sculptural forms. Perhaps that's one reason why the ceramic medium continues to be productively employed by so many artists today, when all things hybrid are highly valued and base materials are attractive the further they exist from …

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The words you never thought you would hear from a big bank CEO

Out of crisis comes opportunity. For Deutsche Bank, that opportunity is the chance to finally call a spade a spade when it comes to how bankers are paid.<p>“Many people in the sector still believe they should be paid entrepreneurial wages for turning up to work with a regular salary, a pension and …

Investing

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than …

Biomedicine

Why Do Some People Find Deepak Chopra Quotes Deep And Not Dung?

In what may well be the first-ever paper to evaluate susceptibility to pseudo-profound BS, Gordon Pennycook and colleagues have found that people who are more susceptible to BS score lower for verbal and fluid intelligence, are more prone to “conspiratorial ideation,” and more likely to “endorse …

Critical Thinking

Catholics should not try to convert Jews, Vatican says

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Catholics should not try to convert Jews and should work with them to fight anti-Semitism, the Vatican said on Thursday in a major document drawing the Church further away from the strained relations of the past.<p>Cardinal Kurt Koch (R) and Rabbi David Rosen attend a news …

North Africa

Is human cloning here? Chinese scientist ready to clone people at his ‘replication factory’

The Chinese scientist who led the development of the world’s first cloning factory says he is now ready to replicate humans. His only fear is that …

Type 2 diabetes can be cured through weight loss, Newcastle University finds

Millions of people suffering from Type 2 diabetes could be cured of the disease if they just lost weight, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists at Newcastle University have shown the disease is caused by fat accumulating in the pancreas and losing less than one gram from the organ can reverse the …

BC Blacksmith

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