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University Creates Lamp Powered Entirely by Soil and Plants

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From the university in Peru that created the world’s first water-producing billboards in 2013, and air-purifying billboards in 2014, comes a sustainable lamp that derives its electrical energy from plants.

That school is University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC), located outside …

College & University

Here's Why a Bloody Bull is Better Than a Bloody Mary | Food & Wine

Rumored to have originated at the legendary Brennan’s in New Orleans, a Bloody Bull is a Blood Mary enriched with beef broth. It might sound simple, but that extra ingredient transforms a good drink into a great cocktail. A Bloody Mary is traditionally made with powerfully pungent ingredients like …


Annie Leibovitz Shoots the Pirelli Calendar Into a New Direction

The annually published Pirelli Calendar is known for its history of racy photos by renowned photographers that often show models in various states of …

Annie Leibovitz

Gift Guide: Books for the Garden Lover

Does your spouse need one more trowel? Does your city-dwelling friend even have a plot to tend? Who knows. This holiday season give a book instead, to gardeners and garden lovers alike. Here, we've compiled a list of seven—all published this year—that caught our attention and earned rave …


7 Cocktails Perfect For Color Lovers

This is what happens when Pantone meets mixology.

What do you get when a group of top mixologists, the Pantone Color Institute, and the creators of a new tea-based drink called Tealeaves join forces to help us imbibe? A series of cocktails that are as stunning as they are tasty, and an equally …


what is hair plopping

Sounds weird. Seems to work. Meet 'plopping'; the American tress trend for creating defined curls without heat styling.

Here's the method in a …


24 Iconic Windows: The Architect’s Advent Calendar

It’s that time of year again. December brings with it many familiar things: colder days, longer nights, some pretty extreme weather, and a healthy dose of festive cheer. While some people might be starting to wind down before their Christmas vacation, an architect’s work is never done, and many …


The World's Healthiest Countries Have Been Revealed - And You Won't Believe Where The UK Is Ranked

Hint: It's not No. 1

The world's most healthy countries have been revealed - and the UK doesn't even scrape into the top 20.

According to official …

United Kingdom

Tiny Tokyo noodle shop becomes first ramen bar to get Michelin star

A tiny Tokyo noodle shop has joined the ranks of the world’s top restaurants after it scooped up a star from the respected Michelin Guide.

The food bible gave a nod to nine-seat Tsuta – a first for a ramen eatery – as Tokyo also kept its title as the world’s culinary capital with the most …


Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on enlightened egalitarian principles, according to scientists.

A study has shown that in contemporary hunter-gatherer tribes, men and women tend to have equal …


9 ways you're cooking your steak wrong, according to the chef of Wall Street's oldest steakhouse

Few dishes compare to a hunk of juicy steak.

And even fewer home-cooked steaks compare to those of your local favorite steakhouse.

From fridge to plate, there are a lot of little secrets steakhouse chefs employ.

Thanks to executive chef Billy Oliva, we're now hip to those secrets. Oliva oversees the …


Fall Makeup: Bold Brows and Berry Lips

Eye Makeup Guide for Beginners — A Map for Eyeshadow and Eyeliner

Eyeliner, eye shadow, blending brushes — oh my! Learning to use eye makeup is no easy task, even for seasoned beauty buffs. If you have a tough time decoding all those tricky makeup tutorials, I have an easy guide to each part of the eye so you know where all those eyeliners, mascaras, eye shadows, …


Spy agency GCHQ facing fines for 'hipster' job adverts on London streets - BBC Newsbeat

Hackney Council says GCHQ could be fined after it marked out job adverts on pavements in the London borough.

The authority says it didn't give permission for the spy agency to create the words on streets around Shoreditch.

The adverts said "GCH-WHO? Technical opportunities" and included a website …

United Kingdom

A breakthrough may make the mega flow battery commercially viable in the near future

With renewable power becoming more common, researchers are increasingly focused on figuring out how to safely store and discharge large amounts of energy. Expensive lithium-ion batteries don't do this well. Flow batteries, on the other hand, show a lot of promise — and a new design from researchers …


7 Minimalist All-White Interiors

Interior Design

Incredible Up-Close Views of Seeds

Seeds are typically appreciated for what they’ll become—adult trees, or harvestable crops, or, in some cases, snacks. But up close, seeds have their …

Cool Stuff

Engagement rings are about to look a lot different

Engagement rings aren't immune to trends. The practice and styles have changed throughout history.

Some researchers suggest Neanderthals marked their mates by tying cords around their fingers, wrists and waists. It was a physical representation of their spirits being bound together. Ancient …


Toddler loses eye after drone propeller sliced through it

An 18-month-old boy was left blind in one eye when an out-of-control drone hit him in the face

An 18-month-old boy lost his left eye when he was hit in the face by an out-of-control drone.

Oscar Webb was left blind in one eye when a propeller sliced through his eyeball while he was playing in the …


Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.

Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …


Why Orson Welles lived a life like no other

I understood from the beginning, though I had just one medium-sized, single-volume biography of Charles Laughton under my belt, that any account of Orson Welles would have to be big. His life was so complex, his achievements so multifarious, his personality so unfathomable, the myths so pervasive, …

Orson Welles

What It's Really Like to Be a 9-1-1 Dispatcher

"I could hear her yelling at her ex-boyfriend, 'Stop it. You're dripping blood all over the place.'"

Erin* grew up in Northern Virginia knowing she wanted to help people in some way. When a friend of her mother's who was a 9-1-1 dispatcher told her she thought she'd be great at it, she decided to


Don't Make These 6 Common Entertaining Mistakes

Candice Kumai, wellness journalist and author of Clean Green Eats, is a pro at entertaining. Here are her tips on how to win the dinner party game every time.

Entertaining Mistake #1: The Playlist Is Lame

Host Gabe Kennedy hates when he goes to a party and the playlist doesn’t add to the vibe. He …

Party Game

Scribble | The world is your inspiration

Unlimited Colors – Scan-Draw-Save-Sync to your Favorite Devices.

How does Scribble Work?

RGB Color Sensor

The built-in color sensor lets you easily …

Mobile Devices

7 Sites to Buy and Sell a Pre-Owned Wedding Dress

When it comes to finding the one dress, there’s a sea of online options. And while the average cost of a wedding can be pricey, your wedding dress won’t break the bank if you choose the online consignment route. (BONUS: The tradition of having vintage pieces at your wedding rules.) If you’re down to …


5 Steps for Booking a Luxury Hotel or Resort for Your Wedding

It's 8:30 on a weekend night, and I'm stuck in my office trying to figure out how to fix a wedding for a new client. It is so much easier to simply plan a wedding from scratch than it is to jump into the middle of a quagmire created by somebody else, and try to make all the pieces fit together in a …


This Couple Borrowed Ideas from Past Family Weddings When Planning Their Atlanta Celebration

Some say grandmother knows best, and Emily Snowden's grandmother knew she should date Brad Allen. But the pair resisted the wise woman's sage advice for more than six years, only casually chatting at family-attended Vanderbilt University football games, before they both gave in and fell …


CompositingStock Uses a Safety Cone to Help You Get Sizes Right in Composites

Photographer Dave Cross has been a well-known Photoshop educator since 1990. Today, he just launched a new stock photo service called …


This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight

An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a lifetime of thoughtful collecting—and a considered eye.

There’s more to design than just form and function. The objects chosen for a home require a special sense of purpose and personality—and, in some cases, a brief departure from restraint. …