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These Portable Solar Panels Fit In A Bucket And Assemble In 2 Minutes

With no instructions or expertise needed, the kit is ideal for off-grid homes in the developing world.<p>Installing solar panels usually takes a couple of days and trained workers. But a new solar kit, designed for off-grid areas in rural Africa or Asia, can be set up in minutes with no instructions …

Solar Panels

100+ Free English Grammar Tutorials, PDF & eBooks

Sophia SMITH Reply<p>10:47 PM A+ A-<p>https://www.imustread.com/2016/08/english-grammar-tutorials-ebooks.html<p>Want to learn English grammar? Or thinking of …

Language Learning

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

Augmented Reality

3 Ways to Win at the Mutual Fund Game

Professional stock jockeys face long odds. But if you follow these tips you can harness the winning attributes of successful funds while reining in …

Google shows what Tango is capable of in 3 new videos

Google’s Tango (formerly Project Tango) is certainly a cool concept, and it’s been making a ton of improvements throughout the last few years. Certain forms of augmented reality can be done with pretty much any Android device with a camera, but Tango takes AR to a completely new level with 3D …

Augmented Reality

Mother's Day Brunch: 15 Recipes That Will Wow Mom

If you really want to show Mom how much you love her, skip the crowded restaurants and make her a homemade brunch instead. From Blueberry Pancakes to Sausage Bread Pudding, all of these recipes are perfect for pampering the special moms in your life.<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Blueberry …

How No-Contract Smartphone Plans Stack Up

Those smart phones we love so much eat up our data allowances—and our budgets. But while it's not uncommon to hear about consumers "cutting the cord" when it comes to pricey cable services, they're still a little hesitant to ditch a long-standing relationship with a contracted cell-phone provider. …

Wearable Tech for Babies Is Now a Thing

<i>This piece was originally published on Uncubed.</i><p>Sure there’s nothing more miraculous than a newborn child. But have you ever looked into the flashing …

Make-Ahead, Take-Along Breakfasts

Jumpstart your day with nutrients and flavor.<p>Smoked Salmon Blini<p>Rye is rich in fiber, and smoked salmon delivers heart-healthy omega-3 fats.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>¾ cup milk<br>2 large eggs<br>1 cup rye flour<br>½ tsp. baking soda<br>½ tsp. baking powder<br>Pinch of salt<br>4 oz. cream cheese<br>1 Tbsp. honey<br>2 tsp. grated lemon …

Towering Waves Over 50 Feet High Showcase Awe-Inspiring Power of Mother Nature

Photographer Luke Shadbolt captures the duality of nature—its ability to create as well as destroy—in a striking series called <i>Maelstrom</i>. Focusing on ocean waves, the Australian photographer highlights their stunning power at moments when they’re about to crash into the water. These fleeting …

Hungry Host uses Alexa to help you figure out what to cook tonight

You have a bunch of ingredients in your fridge, and you don’t know what you want to cook. You just bought an Amazon Echo, dying to figure out some new things to do with it. Well, you can do both of these with a hack put together at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon that does just that.<p>With Hungry …

Amazon Echo

10,000 Stacked Photos Create Insanely Detailed Insect Portraits

Photographer Levon Biss magnifies tiny insects into hugely detailed and stunning prints for new exhibition 'Microsculptures.'<p><i>Levon Biss. Orchid cuckoo bee. Image courtesy of Levon Biss</i><p>British photographer Levon Biss' macrophotography turns 10mm insects into massive 10' prints in new exhibition,</i> …

Nature Photography

The Ultimate Devil's Food Cake

I dreamt about chocolate cake the other night.<p>Chocolate cake plagues me unlike any other baking project. There are so many versions, from buttermilk to cocoa to flourless. Until now I’ve been sticking with my go-to recipe (from the back of the Hershey’s box), but can one person ever be satisfied …

Dessert

Amazon Echo Dot gives you a voice-controlled smart home for only $90

Nobody saw it coming. While Apple and Google were busy trying to beat each other to the smart home with HomeKit and Nest, respectively, Amazon snuck …

Prominent political prisoner freed in Myanmar, many remain

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A prominent political prisoner was released Friday after he finished his six-month jail sentence, coincidentally on the day …

Asia Pacific

Sikh-American Army Officer Wins Ability to Serve With Beard, Turban

In a decision by the U.S. Army Thursday, Capt. Simratpal Singh, a decorated Sikh-American officer and combat veteran, has received a long-term religious accommodation to serve with long hair, a beard, and turban in accordance with his Sikh faith.<p>In December, Singh — a West Point graduate, Army …

Religion

Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Sweet or savory, can we all just agree that pancakes rule?<p>Name a meal more satisfying than a stack of pancakes. Nothing? Nothing? All we hear is crickets, because whether pancakes are fluffy or crusty, sweet or savory, there's really no contest. Here are our 24 favorite recipes.

Breakfast

Celebrating the Holi Festival in Pictures

India

Shazam gains deeper integration with Google Play Music, offering 3-month Play trial for $1

After users identify a song, there is now a Play Music bar at the top of the app that features buttons for listening, buying, or starting a radio channel. There is also an overflow button to switch to another music store. In comparison, other music services, like Amazon, just feature a purchase …

Google Play

Corned Beef, Guinness And ... Blaa? The Irish Bread You Never Knew About

Want to mark this St. Patrick's Day with something beyond the usual corned beef and cabbage (which aren't so traditionally Irish anyway)? Why not mix up your menu with a tasty tray of blaas?<p>Not blaa as in boring. Blaa is actually the name of a treasured bread from the town of Waterford, Ireland, …

Baking

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

TV

The Connected Yard is about to make gardening a whole lot smarter

The ‘connected home’ is a concept we’ve heard a lot about over the past few years, but how about the connected yard?<p>At SXSW, Scotts – the company behind gardening brands like Miracle-Gro and Weedol – has been showing off its Gro ‘Connected Yard’ offering that is set to launch in the USA next …

Newly discovered deep-sea octopus looks like an adorable ghost

Move over, Casper: A cute lil octopod hitherto unknown to science was caught on camera by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and it's definitely the friendliest looking ghost we've ever seen.<p>The tiny octopod was spotted just northeast of Necker Island (Mokumanamana) in the …

Zoology

Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English

Schools face relentless pressure to up their offerings in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math. Few are making the case for philosophy.<p>Maybe they should.<p>Nine- and 10-year-old children in England who participated in a philosophy class once a week over the course of a year …

Education

We tried Lenovo’s new $500 tablet that features a built-in projector

The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro is different than most tablets — it features a built-in projector. We tried the device out for a few days to see if it's worth the $500 price tag.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser and Graham Flanagan</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Mattel's new ThingMaker is a $300 3D printer for toys

We've been waiting years for 3D printing to finally be simple enough for mainstream consumers -- and now, it looks like Mattel might be the first company to make that happen. At NYC's Toy Fair this weekend, Mattel unveiled ThingMaker, a revival of its 60's era toy maker using modern 3D printing …

Benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Rooting… a world not every user dares venture into. We wouldn’t blame you if you are wary of doing this. It’s intimidating when manufacturers keep telling you tinkering with a phone can void your warranty and/or harm your device. And it’s true – you may be left on your own if something goes wrong …

Android Phones

Radio Flyer's Tesla Model S for kids hits the sidewalk in May

Thanks to Radio Flyer, your kid can have their very own Tesla Model S this spring. The toymaker teamed up with Elon Musk & Co. to create a version of the all-electric sedan for <i>younger</i> drivers. The Tesla Model S for Kids (catchy name, for sure) retains its EV roots by packing in Flight Speed …