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Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud

<b>Amanda Froelich, True Activist</b><p>These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable …

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’<p>With its newest public park, Seattle is planning something radical. In the midst of its …

The aurora over Norway last night

Volkswagen Unveils New 'California' Camper Van

Far from its iconic Bus and Westfalia brethren, the 2015 California camper van from Volkswagen appears to be a modernized vehicle with working-class …

Adorable Panda "Daycare" Committed to Saving the Endangered Species

Pandas, especially the babies, are some of the cutest animals on Earth. Unfortunately, their adorable population is also deeply endangered, with approximately 1,864 giant pandas left in the wild. The Chengdu Research Base in China is doing their part to help this diminishing species–they've created …


Floating Record Vertical Turntable

Chicago-based Gramovox has designed an innovative way for music fans to listen to vinyl.<p>No other media has ever managed to pull off a comeback quite like vinyl. Virtually dead for decades, vinyl has come roaring back as more and more people are gravitating towards the completely unique listening …


An Upside Down House in the Woods Flips the Architectural Script

• 1 |<p>The house is situated on 3.5 acres, overlooking Oak Pass. The house itself measures 8000 square feet (743 square meters), though its hidden design …


Report Naija • News For A Reason

Kaduna Govt Sacks 4,562 Newly-recruited Teachers<p>Federal High Court slams Runtown with an Interim injunction over breach of contract (Photos)<p>Photos: …


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Supreme Court Rules On Same-Sex Marriage

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Climbing On Mount Denali


Earth 'entering new extinction phase' - US study

<b>The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties.</b><p>The report, led by the universities of Stanford, Princeton and Berkeley, said vertebrates were disappearing at a rate 114 times faster than normal.<p>The …


20 shocking photos that show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth

To say the past was a simpler time is up for debate, but one thing can't be denied: We live in a time of excess. As our global population grows, humanity's effect on the planet multiplies exponentially.<p>This concept is illustrated in a new book, "Over-development, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER)<i>,"</i> …

I met Joel from Argentina who is on his way to Alaska, taking his time making plenty of stops on the way... Another nomad of the road :) #lifeontheroad #ometepe #nicaragua

Taking the ferry this morning #sundayfunday #IlhaBela #SaoPaulo #Brazil #vanlife #beachcruiser #islandlife #vw

Meditation can make you miserable, psychologist says

Technically Incorrect: Meditation and mindfulness may be milestones on the road to bliss, but you may also end up in a ditch of despair, says a brain expert.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>There's an alluring promise in meditation.<p>You'll …


Miito Deconstructs The Kettle To Save Energy

Europeans love little better than a nice cup of tea. Which means an awful lot of water is being boiled daily — only a portion of which is actually necessary, given most people aren’t fastidious enough to boil only the quantity of liquid they actually need to fill their cup or teapot.<p>Part of this …

The Light Phone Is The Anti-Smartphone

[protected-iframe id=”e63470e7cbda8b092f75af8f12f8d87a-24588526-12084649″ info=”” width=”640″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”]<p>The Light Phone is the opposite of every other phone in existence. It is …

20 Years After China Seized Boy Monk, Tibetans Call For His Release

Two decades after a 6-year-old boy designated as Tibetan Buddhism's second most important spiritual leader was swept up by Chinese authorities and never heard from again, the Dalai Lama's government-in-exile has renewed a call for his release.<p>Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who would be about 26 years old …


After 10,000 years giant Antarctic ice-shelf will be gone by 2020, Nasa report says

New Nasa studies warn of "bad news for our planet" as looming crack threatens to shatter Larsen B ice-shelf into pieces<p>Antarctica's Larsen B ice-shelf is on course to disintegrate completely within the next five years, according to a <b>new study by Nasa</b>, the US space agency.<p>The 10,000-year-old ice …

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Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give their users a sense of what they're touching. That may soon change thanks to an innovative electrode capable of connecting a prosthetic arm's robotic sense of touch to the human nervous system that it's …

She's Almost Real: The New Humanoid On Customer Service Duty In Tokyo

The latest robot sensation in Japan is so lifelike that when she was on the floor of a Tokyo department store recently, she was confused for a human being. The new humanoid's name is Aiko Chihira, and she was working in customer service, clad in a traditional silk kimono.<p>"She's 165 centimeters [5 …


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