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What Will It Take for Factory-Built Prefab Housing To Become the Norm?

Leaders in modular construction and prefab need to scale up to get more people thinking inside the box.<p>Environmental efficiency, customization, and affordability: The trends shaping the housing market could spur an increase in prefab. Industry leaders feel momentum behind factory-built housing, but …

Prefab Homes

Oceans Are Losing Oxygen—and Becoming More Hostile to Life

Low-oxygen areas are expanding in deep waters, killing some creatures outright and changing how and where others live. It may get much worse.<p>Marlin and sailfish are the oceans’ perfect athletes. A marlin can outweigh a polar bear, leap through the air, and traverse the sea from Delaware to …

Global Warming

Filmmaking for Kids: Rough, Raw, and Real

Educators are embracing video-production technology, from professional equipment to smartphones, to give students ownership over their learning.<p>I started high school the year the iPod was released. It would be another eight years, when I was getting ready to graduate from college, before the …

High School

One way the new Retina MacBook is better than any other Mac

Some people have criticized the Retina MacBook since its official announcement both for its lone USB-C port and for the fact that it can’t deliver …

MacBook

Isis has reached new depths of depravity. But there is a brutal logic behind it

The video showing the burning alive of the captive Jordanian pilot Muadh al-Kasasbeh prompted revulsion around the world. Here, the author of an acclaimed new book on the rise of Isis examines the ideology that is driving the jihadi movement to ever more brutal killings<p>■ Murder in public is the new …

Islam

Do you really need PC antivirus software in 2018?

The days of PCs being viewed as virus-ridden boxes of dismay are long gone. But that doesn't mean there aren't lots of terrible people out there …

New iOS Spy App Listens in to Conversations | Apple

New iOS spy app listens in to conversations<p>A new front has opened up in the Operation Pawn Storm cyber espionage operation an iOS app that spies on …

An Easy and Simple Way to Create Educational Screencasts and Tutorials on Your Mac

February, 2015<br>There are several web tools that you can use to record your computer screen, this post features some of the best out there. However, if …

Education Technology

12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources

<b>12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources</b><p>by <b>Shannon Dauphin</b><p>Project-based learning is becoming increasingly popular as teachers look for a way to …

5 Ayurvedic Medicine Ingredients to Know

Ayurveda, one of the oldest forms of holistic medicine, is based on the tenet that the body, mind and spirit must all be kept in balance for excellent health. Here, two experts share the key ingredients to incorporate into your diet and beauty routine.<p><b>1) Turmeric.</b> "Turmeric has been used in Chinese …

Spain has outbreak's 1st known case of contracting Ebola outside of Africa

A nurse's assistant in Spain is the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak.<p>Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato announced Monday that a test confirmed the assistant has the virus.<p>The woman helped treat a Spanish missionary and a Spanish priest, both of …

President Barack Obama Says U.S. Will Tighten Screening for Airline Passengers

President Barack Obama, facing mounting public pressure to head off any chance of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S., said his administration will tighten …

Steve Jobs reportedly had no interest in building an Apple TV set

The idea of an Apple-made television set has become perhaps the most notorious rumor that has ever surrounded the company. The notion swirled for years, picked up steam due to its inclusion in Walter Isaacson's Jobs biography, and has refused to die ever since. However, a new book that focuses …

Swedes tire of tax cuts as welfare state shows strains | Reuters

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - To glimpse Swedish angst under its picture postcard prosperity, look no further than film director Lisa Ohlin, who has enjoyed years of tax cuts in an economy the envy of Europe. Homes in her Stockholm neighborhood cost around $1 million.<p>Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg …

Stocks rebound as factory output surges

Investors were able to put aside the ongoing political turmoil in Ukraine on Monday to focus on a bit of good news on the U.S. economy.<p>Stocks ended sharply higher, helped by a report that showed factory output rebounded last month.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average added 181.55 points, or 1.1 …

Stock Markets