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A Robot Can Print This $32,000 House in as Little as 8 Hours

Building a house by hand can be both time-consuming and expensive. Numerous homebuilders have chosen to automate part of the construction (i.e., by …

3D Printing
Wear OS

This 150-foot-tall 'vending machine' will serve you a Ferrari

A 15-story tower of Ferraris and Lamborghinis in glass boxes has become a quirky landmark in Singapore. And it all started with a visit to Toys R Us.<p>Struggling with a lack of space at his sports car showroom, Gary Hong was inspired by a vertical display of Matchbox cars while shopping at the toy …

Time Warner

Curried Singapore Noodles With Stir-Fried Veggies - The Washington Post

Bring a deep saucepan of water to a boil over high heat.<p>Meanwhile, whisk together the soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar and water in a bowl.<p>Add the noodles to the pot; remove from the heat and let sit for 3 minutes while you peel and grate the ginger.<p>Drain the noodles. Use your clean hands to tear or …

Vegetables

Pakistan cracks down on men trading daughters as young as 1 in custom known as vani

A local council of elders in Jacobabad, Pakistan, ordered Muhammad Hashim Khoso to give away his two daughters, 8-year-old Fehmida and 2-year-old Sughra, and to pay a $12,500 fine in February.<p>The council, known as a jirga, called for the transaction after the elders found Hashim’s brother guilty of …

Human Rights

Watch origami fold with no one touching it

Scientists have discovered a way to fold origami — without physically touching it. By shining different colors of light on a sheet of Shrinky Dink plastic, researchers remotely bent it into various 3D shapes, according to a paper published Friday in the journal <i>Science Advances</i>.<p>The key discovery was …

North Carolina

Smart condoms: like Fitbit for sex – and you can even share your stats

<b>Name:</b> Smart condoms.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A discreet, lightweight ring, currently hidden inside a black box.<p><b>Age:</b> Coming soon.<p><b>Smart condoms?</b> Yes.<p><b>You mean they are organic latex and scented with bergamot?</b> Worse. In fact, the first smart condom isn’t even a condom. It’s a ring that fits around the base of a …

Wearable Tech

Wellcome Image Awards 2017: the best science discoveries

11 National Parks that are perfect for a spring road trip

Eager to plan your next wanderlust adventure? How does a spring road trip destined for fresh mountain air and endless views of the wilderness …

100 Inspiring Relationship Quotes That You Shouldn't Miss

en_US<p>article<p>Best 100 Relationship Quotes on love, friendship and …

Fiber optics shine a light on blood clots during surgery

Marathon surgery can be dangerous enough without the threat of blood clots forming in the patient. To counter that, surgeons administer blood …

Medicine

Carnivorous plants aren’t as cool as you think

But their evolutionary history is<p>Carnivorous plants seem like the ultimate flora. Not content with wavin’ around in the breeze collecting daylight, they also devour tasty insect flesh. They’re carnivores <i>and</i> they’re plants. They’re redefining what it means to be greenery. Right?<p>It turns out that …

Botany

Here's a very soothing video of silver and lead "growing" in case you need to relax

We’ve found something that’s decidedly more interesting and way more relaxing than watching paint dry: a video of silver and lead growth. In case you …

Amazon Wins Patent For a Flying Warehouse

Amazon has been awarded a patent for a giant flying warehouse that acts as a launchpad for drones to deliver items within minutes.<p>The U.S. e-commerce giant described plans for an "airborne fulfillment center" (AFC) such as an airship or blimp that would float at an altitude of around 45,000. The …

Mesh Network

How Instagram Reinvented Travel Photography

Today, the surest way to become a star travel photographer—like the eight featured here—is by using Instagram and other social media to make it look …

Social Media

Introducing Trackless: a mysterious first-person puzzler / text adventure hybrid

Trackless looks like a heady first-person sci-fi adventure with a unique mechanic: it lets players interact with the scenery by typing commands.<p>Part …

Tesla and SolarCity just made your roof obsolete

Tesla's new Solar Roof, and Powerwall 2, could move residential power generation to the next level.<p>How many decades will it take to make up for the price differential between this and a standard roof?

Tesla

Kitten Kayaking: C&K Contributing Photographer Rescues Cat from River

A photo posted by Scott & Ashley (@thephotofarm) on Aug 25, 2016 at 7:03pm PDT<p><b>By Scott Martin</b><p>My wife and I went for an evening paddle down the …

Kayaking

15 breathtaking photographs of the world from above

The Last 7 Years of Burning Man, Some Highlights

Here’s a photo from above. I took this while flying in an experimental plane in which I should not have been experimenting.<p>And here’s a closeup of …

Why Are the National Parks So Good in the Fall?

Glacier is at its best just before it snows.<p>Beth Bowman<p><i>Zach Bowman has sold everything he owns, slapped a camper to his high-mileage 2003 Dodge Ram</i> …

Hiking

Discover Blausee Blue Lake Switzerland

As I came around one of the bends on the path, I was instantly transported to another world as I caught sight of this incredibly beautiful blue lake. …

European Travel

Our Editors' Travel Photography Checklist

T+L’s photo editors share their tips on what to take along.<p>A lens cloth<p>Never use a napkin to remove dirt from a lens. Zeiss makes a microfiber pouch …

Google Drive

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

The Top 15 Weekend Getaways From Goa for Couples

Just imagine this conversation between a husband and wife, who stays in Goa<p>Wife: I am so bored of these beaches, let’s go somewhere on this …

Road-tripping 91-year-old dies of cancer after year-long adventure

When Norma Jean Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with uterine cancer at age 90 last year, the Michigan resident opted not to undergo cancer …

Is Your Personality Wired for Stress?

I’m sitting in a sunny piazza in Rome, drinking a perfect cup of cappuccino, at the beginning of a long vacation. You’d think I’d be floating on …

Apple iPhone 7 slogan translates to: ‘this is penis’

This amusing cock-up is making Hong Kong giggle.<p>As marketing mistakes go, Apple’s latest one is pretty great, as it appears that the tech giant …

Hong Kong