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Ditch the milk crates. Store your vinyl properly in this elegant DIY stand

A few weeks back we showed you how to make some sleek wall frames that put your favorite record covers on display. This week we have a handsome stand …

Woodworking

A Lifetime Subscription to Graphic Design Certification School

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Learn valuable job skills without having to go back to school. With today’s Daily Deal, a Lifetime Subscription to Graphic …

Graphic Design

Carbon Dioxide Won't Cause a Rice Nutrition Crisis

A new study in Science Advances claims that more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will cause food to become less nutritious. That very well might be …

Carbon Dioxide

A Major Staple Food For Billions of People Is at Risk of Becoming Less Nutritious

We must act now.<p>Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions threaten to make rice less nutritious, scientists said in a study released Wednesday, raising a …

Climate Change

Prurock: Southern Names, Sexist Wollstonecraft, and a History of Ireland

<b>You remember Edmund Burke’s condescending and sexist response</b> to poor Mary Wollstonecraft’s measured and rational defense of the French Revolution, …

Game of Thrones

Humans Are Even Worse Than We Thought

What is the worst living thing on Earth? If you answered “centipedes,” you’re correct! But coming in a close second are humans, of course. We really …

Marine Mammals

4 Garage Hacks that Will Save You Space You Forgot You Had

Get your garage in order.<p>Your garage is a mess. Despite best intentions to turn a blank concrete space into a dream workshop, half-finished projects …

DIY

'Age' Your Steaks With Fish Sauce and Koji

Some things, like love or a delicious shrimp base, can’t be hurried, but a lot of things <i>can</i> be approximated. Though there is no substitute for a true …

BBQ

Israel's takedown of Iranian targets in Syria proves military, compared to Tehran's, packs a powerful punch

Israel's unprecedented Thursday counter-strike on Iranian infrastructure in Syria, following the Islamic Republic's own brazen rocket attack on Israeli military positions, brought the war-making capabilities of both Middle Eastern countries into stark relief as already simmering tensions begin to …

Middle East

This Is a Bad Look: In Current Farm Bill, Conservatives Prop Up Rich Farmers

Major food stamp reform is a must in the farm bill. So too is major reform for farm subsidies–after all, it is called the farm bill.<p>Much of the …

Health Care

Should Your Next Home Be in the Suburbs or the City?

Choosing between a house with a yard and an apartment in the thick of it.<p>The American Dream used to mean a house with a nice yard and a white picket …

Real Estate

Adidas sees ongoing sourcing shift from China to Vietnam

BERLIN (Reuters) - The chief executive of Adidas <ADSGn.DE> expects a shift in its sourcing of footwear from China to Vietnam to continue although he shrugged off concerns on Wednesday about the possible imposition of U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made shoes.<p>Factories in Vietnam produced 44 percent of …

Vietnam

Myanmar hills embrace silkworms over poppies

TANGYAN, Myanmar (Reuters) - Zhou Xing Ci’s family have farmed poppies for as long as anyone remembers, scraping the flowers' sticky brown sap to produce opium.<p>Along with many other farmers in the hills of eastern Myanmar, the crop – much of which ends up as heroin sold on foreign streets - has in …

Asia

California now world's 5th largest economy, surpassing UK

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's economy has surpassed that of the United Kingdom to become the world's fifth largest, according to new federal data made public Friday.<p>California's gross domestic product rose by $127 billion from 2016 to 2017, surpassing $2.7 trillion, the data said. …

Economics

8 Contests for Kids: Creative and Academic Contests for Children

8 Great Contests for Kids: Creative and Academic Contests for Children<p>STEM, Art, and Writing Contests Your Kids Can Enter<p>Updated April 27, 2018<p>If you …

Kids

After over 70 years of Independence, India completes electrification of all of its villages

As per government records, by April 1, 2015, India had about 18,452 unelectrified villages. Since then, until April 28 this year, India managed to …

India

How You Act at Starbucks Might Reflect Your Ancestors' Farming Style

What you do in Starbucks may be linked to more than just your personal coffee preferences. As <i>Science</i> reports, a new study on coffee-shop behavior in …

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Behavioral differences between Northern v. Southern Chinese linked to wheat v. rice farming, study shows | Media Relations and Communications | The University of Chicago

A new study from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business analyzing behavior patterns of people across China shows that the traditional …

University of Chicago

American General Says 'Adversaries' Are Jamming AC-130 Gunships in Syria

Russia, which already appears to be waging a hybrid conflict against the United States in the country, is very likely behind these attacks.<p>USAF<p>The …

Military

Walmart Labs launches hiring for Bay Area tech workers

SUNNYVALE — Walmart Labs has launched a major hiring effort for technologists, an employment push that highlights companies’ quest to scout for tech …

U.S. is way behind other nations on workers' readiness for jobs of the future, report says

The United States lags behind other countries in readiness for an increasingly automated world, placing ninth on a ranking of 25 advanced economies, according to a new report from Swiss technology giant ABB.<p>South Korea, Singapore, Germany and Canada are better prepared for the rise of machines, …

Education

Ethiopia says British museum must permanently return its artifacts

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Britain must permanently return all artifacts from Ethiopia held by the Victoria and Albert Museum and Addis Ababa will not accept them on loan, an Ethiopian government official said.<p>The call comes after the museum, one of London's most popular tourist attractions, put …

Africa

Is Masdar City a ghost town or a green lab?

PopSci Expeditions<p>Tour Abu Dhabi’s ambitious, and incomplete, eco-utopia.<p>Between the Abu Dhabi airport and an enclave of suburban villas is a neatly delineated, 2.3-square-mile plot of…mostly desert. It’s not quite a mirage, but it is a work-in-progress: Masdar City, the most ambitious—and …

Renewable Energy

Why CEO Jeff Bezos Compares Amazon Managers to High School Kids

'This is the weirdest meeting culture,' says the Amazon founder.<p><b>During an onstage interview Friday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explained the strange meetings that Amazon holds.</b>• <b><br>Each meeting requires a well-crafted, six-page memo that the whole room sits and reads at the start.</b>• <b><br>Bezos banned PowerPoint</b> …

Tricks for truing lumber without a jointer

Your grandad may have reached for a hand plane to flatten boards without a power jointer, but today there's an easier way. With a few common power …

Impress your guests (and top off their phones) with this DIY wireless charging table

<i>The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that you can complete with minimal skills and expertise.</i><p>Wireless …

Ditch all romaine lettuce and check your eggs — a bad month for food recalls

<b>Before you do anything else, throw out any romaine lettuce in the house. While you’re at it, check your egg cartons because you may also need to dump</b> …

E.coli

But have you like, REALLY looked at the earth?

Side Note<p>Apr—21—2018 04:56PM EST<p>Via NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)<p><i>* Hits bong*</i><p>Drew Millard<p>The earth, …

How Much Money Does It Cost To Raise American Kids? Bunches. Lots. Tons.

Data from the USDA suggests that Americans spend $15,000 per kid, per year (mainly for food and housing but, increasingly, for childcare) on top of …

New York Times Lies That Hamas Has Been Firing Rockets at Israel

The New York Times claims that, until the demonstrations began in Gaza last month, Hamas had been firing "a fairly steady tempo" of rockets at …

Israel