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One Tree Hill by ONG&ONG

With Teo Boon Kiat tackling the architecture and Natalie Louey handling the interior design, the ONG&ONG team designed a house to cater to the …

Architecture

The Wait Is Over: You Can Finally Brew Coffee in a Mason Jar with the Portland Press

You couldn't make it up: a <b>Portland</b>, Oregon-based design duo just launched a <b>crowdfunding</b> campaign to launch a <b>mason jar</b>-based product, designed …

Smart Treadmill Voyager by Ilseop Yoon

Are you bored with your conventional treadmill? Perhaps this industrial designer can feel you, he has come up with <b>Smart Treadmill Voyager concept</b>, an …

Exercise

Earth's Core Is Weaker Than We Thought

Like so many of our own! No judgments, Earth.<p>A new study in Nature Geoscience, from two Stanford researchers, indicates that our planet's super-dense, super strong core may not be as strong as we'd thought.<p>It's very difficult to replicate the kind of ultra-high-pressure environment of Earth's iron …

Tech and Science

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Science

Mild electric shocks to brain may help students solve maths problems

People who struggle with maths problems might fare better after a course of gentle electric shocks to the brain, scientists have …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Numerous Bostonians Are Opening Up Their Homes For People Affected By The Marathon Attack

In addition to providing a person finder to people impacted by the attacks at the Boston Marathon, Google helped compile a public spreadsheet of magnanimous Bostonians making their homes and living rooms open to stranded people.<p>It's quite a document, and one of several moving actions by …

Boston

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

9 Health Benefits of Chocolate

Chocolate isn't junk food anymore! Here, the health perks of your new favorite superfood

Maths Maps – an engaging way to teach Maths with Google Maps | Mr G Online

It’s been around for a few years now and had plenty of interest from around the world already, but Mr G Online has only just discovered Maths Maps. …

Modern Interiors With an Oriental Charm by Vic Nguyen

Vic Nguyen is a Vietnam-based designer with a creativity that beats most. His fabulous work is nothing short of stunning, and we must say that it had …

Interior Design

5 Gorgeous Nail Polish Ideas That Don't Involve Nails (Here's How to Use Up All Those Pretty Colors You've Hoarded!)

We've already established that painting your bobby pins using nail polish is a fairly genius concept, but there are oh-so-many other creative ways you can use your stash of colorful varnishes. Here are five of my favorite nail polish crafts—even if you're not a DIYer, you might just be tempted by …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body strength and cardio routine that will boost your metabolism, blast …

ryall porter sheridan architects: orient house IV the welcoming beachfront home is designed around sustainable practices and alternative energy sources. see more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/ryall-porter-sheridan-architects-orient-house-iv-long-island-new-york/

Vietnam caves: inside the giant jungle cavern

Light reflecting off the flooded cavern floor shows the vastness of Hang Son Doong, one of the world’s biggest caves, in Vietnam.<p>Surrounded by jungle and used in the Vietnam war as a hideout from American bombardments, it is so large that it could hold a block of 40-storey skyscrapers. Its entrance …

Vietnam

2014 Jeep Cherokee First Look - 2013 New York Auto Show

6 Types of Light Every Photographer Should Be Prepared For

Light is one of the most important elements in any photograph. Whether a grand landscape or an intimate portrait, light can make or break an image. …

Landscape Photography

Photos of Quantum Physicists’ Chalkboards

A blackboard is an indelible part of our collective school memories. From pre-school to college, and beyond, the blackboard has been, and still is …

Quantum Mechanics

17 Strikingly Beautiful Modern Style Bedrooms

The Golf furniture collection from Italian design house Colombini has some spectacular <b>modern themed bedroom designs</b>. After gazing at these images you …

Articles about 8 modern roof designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>These various modern homes prove that the driveway is just as important to a piece of architecture as the rest of the design.<p>In our long history of construction, paneling …

Architecture

Where On the Body is Wearable Technology Going? Plus, a Stylus That Stows On Your Wrist

At a press event yesterday, I was given press materials on the rubber USB bracelet that's becoming <i>de rigueur</i>. Apple's supposedly coming out with an …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

iOS

Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch

Grab a 5- to 10-pound medicine ball. Lie faceup on a stability ball with back and head pressed into the ball, your feet together on the floor, and the medicine ball positioned against your chest (A). Brace your abs and crunch up until your shoulders are off the ball. Then reach the ball toward the …

Work Out at Home

The secret to scoring a slim and sexy body with a home workout? Engage as many muscles as possible while quickly moving from one exercise to the next to keep your heart rate high. In this body-weight circuit created by Raphael Verela, owner of the Circuit Works studios in Venice and Brentwood, …

The Perfect Skin Diet

<b>Almonds:</b> Hey, guess what? Almonds are seeds, not nuts, and they're stuffed with vitamin E, a potent sun blocker. Volunteers who consumed 14 milligrams of the vitamin per day (about 20 almonds) and then were exposed to UV light sunburned less than those who took none. "Vitamin E acts as an …

How Food Packaging Messes With Your Mind

Think that food at the grocery store is good for you? It could all be in your head<p>Chew on this: People are more likely to think a food item is healthier if it has a green calorie label, according to a new study out of Cornell University.<p>The study, published in the journal <i>Health Communication,</i> took …