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These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Retrogaming

How Thermal Mass Keeps You Warm and Cool

It’s been around since Roman times, so it’s not exactly new, but we hear the term “thermal mass” bandied around these days when we talk about passive …

Solar power drives renewable energy investment boom in 2014

Global clean energy investment leapt 16% in 2014 led by solar power surge in US and China - but Europe lags behind<p>Global investment in clean energy jumped 16% in 2014, boosted by fast-growing solar power in the US and China. Solar, whose costs have plummeted in recent years, attracted over half the …

Blake Lively: What I Learned from Meeting Sex Trafficking Victims

Blake Lively, Ashley Judd and Mia Farrow are among numerous celebrities taking on causes close to their hearts, and their work is featured in a new …

Blake Lively

Coloradan sentenced for trying to join ISIS

<b>Denver, Colorado (CNN) —</b> A federal judge gave a four-year prison sentence Friday to a 19-year-old Colorado woman who admitted guilt in wanting to become an ISIS bride and participate in its jihad in the Mideast.<p>Shannon Maureen Conley is one of the first Americans to be sentenced for conspiracy to …

CNN

10 DIY Ways to Amp Up Builder-Grade Basics

Ditch the cookie-cutter look in your kitchen and bathroom.<p>Ditch the cookie-cutter look in your kitchen and bathroom. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com

Old World Language Families

The Old World Language Families infographic from Stand Still Stay Silent Comic shows the “roots” of our modern languages. Follow each language’s path …

A First Glimpse of the Hidden Cosmos

What we can see is only a tiny fraction of what exists. To catch the first glimpse of the shadow universe around us, scientists are learning to detect the other stuff: dark matter and dark energy.<p><b>It used to be said that cosmologists, the scientists who study the universe as a whole, are “often in</b> …

Dark Matter

5 biggest threats to the housing market

Sure, plenty of housing experts and economists are expecting the housing market recovery to gain steam in the new year. But a number of factors could still derail the whole thing.<p>As we head into 2015, here are fivethings real estate watchers are keeping an eye on.<p><b>1. Big investors cash out.</b> …

Real Estate

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Design

Hollywood's fickle friend

Obama rebukes Sony, but the industry loves him anyway.<p>LOS ANGELES — For most of the past decade, Hollywood has loved Barack Obama, opening its hearts, homes and wallets to him since his days as a candidate for the Senate from Illinois. And Obama has loved Hollywood back — not so much. No Lincoln …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Dark Matter

You're Not What You Think You Are

47 Mysterious, Milky Way-Size Galaxies Spotted in Faraway Cluster

Science is an endeavor that’s necessarily filled with dead ends, left turns to nowhere, detours, delays, and – fortunately – the occasional accidental discovery.<p>That’s exactly what happened earlier this year, when a team of astronomers serendipitously observed a population of 47 Milky Way-size, …

Astrophysics

U.N. Report Shows an Increase in Child Trafficking

What is a Wormhole and Will Wormhole Travel Ever be Possible?

Science fiction’s favorite method for exploring the universe, most recently in the movie Interstellar, won't be easy.<p>As a curious species, humans have long dreamed of traveling to the farthest depths of space. That's the major theme of the upcoming science fiction epic <i>Interstellar</i>, which will take …

Tesla Announces Huge Renewable Energy-Fueled Battery Factory Near Reno

Undeterred by naysayers and attempts to discourage adoption of electric cars, Tesla Motors has announced its plans to build a giant "gigafactory" to …

Dogs

The Explosive Growth of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is definitely a growing trend. Are you in the position to enjoy all of what cloud computing has to offer? The Explosive Growth of …

What Is The Speed of Dark?