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Trump Jr. Was Told in Email of Russian Effort to Aid Campaign

<i>The Times now has the email to Donald Trump Jr. offering Russian aid to “incriminate Hillary.” His reply: “If it’s what you say I love it.” Read the new article.</i><p>WASHINGTON — Before arranging a meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer he believed would offer him compromising information about …

How to Make a Fake Window Using Electroluminescent Sheets | Home Guides | SF Gate

Adding a real window is costly and not always an option, especially if you’re renting a home. But often a room needs another window for balance. Sometimes a space lacks sufficient light even with a lamp or two already inhabiting the area. Electroluminescent sheets can add a sunny glow. And with a …

Andrew Coyne: Liberals’ carbon price hardly a drastic measure

Well, that escalated quickly. If there were ever any prospect of a civilized national debate about how to reduce Canada’s carbon emissions, it ended …

Canada

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

<i>Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets</i> by Svetlana Alexievich<p>The Nobel Prize-winner documents the last days of communism in the Soviet Union and …

North Korea

Water Is Flowing on Mars

In a major scientific finding, researchers confirm briny water flows seasonally on the Red Planet.<p>Right now, 140 million miles away, somewhere on the frigid surface of Mars, there is water forming. Scientists announced they have strong evidence that briny water flows on the planet, a critical step …

Earth Science

How Smartphones Hurt Sleep

Blue light makes the brain think it's time to wake up, just as you're getting ready for bed.<p>The answer to the question "How'd you sleep?" has, for most of human history, been "not too well." Even before the advent of electric light, people slept two or three to a bed, next to a chamber pot, and …

Sleep
Recipes

Scientists Confirm These Really Are the Bones of Richard III

Genetic evidence from his skeletal remains proves Richard III is the oldest known individual ever identified through DNA.<p><b>Two years ago, a battle-worn, scoliosis-riddled skeleton</b> was unearthed beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England. Based on the evidence at hand, the archeologists behind the …

Genetics

35 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Cooking

A Tel-Aviv Apartment Renovation for a Family of Five

A family of five living in a historic building in Tel-Aviv needed a major, full interior renovation of their apartment. They hired Dalit Lilienthal …

Interior Design

Ainste Modern Minimalist Wallet

I owe Mr. Design Milk for this one. He emailed me with a link and said “buy me this wallet.” After I checked it out, I kind of want one for myself, …

How Hamas Uses An Underground City To Battle Israel

Palestinian militants have poured millions of dollars into a vast and complex underground network that crosses the Gaza-Israel border.<p>When Israel launched a ground offensive into Gaza last Thursday, one of the main stated objectives was to destroy the extensive network of underground tunnels that …

11 Things You Need To Know About Organizing In A Small Space

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

The novelist goes deep on the future of his books and the TV series they begat<p>On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean …

TV Series

Optical Illusion 2D Lamp Looks Incredibly 3D

Studio Cheha in Tel Aviv, Israel is behind this innovative LED lamp that tricks your mind into thinking it's looking at a 3D object. BULBING is a 2D lamp created using 3D wire-frame images. By transferring those images onto 2D materials, through a laser machining process, your eyes become fooled. …

Tel Aviv

Illuminated Cut Paper Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti | Colossal

<p>Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (known collectively as Hari & Deepti) are an artist couple who create paper cut light boxes. Each diorama is …

The Fascinating Neuroscience Of Color

This seemingly simple area of study offers insights into all sorts of behavior–from attention to decision-making.<p>Neuroscientist Bevil Conway thinks about color for a living. An artist since youth, Conway now spends much of his time studying vision and perception at Wellesley College and Harvard …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

20 Chic Uses of Marble in Home Décor

Marble is one of those classic materials that has been around – tastefully – for centuries. This stone is formed of recrystallized carbonite …

Interior Design
InterAct

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

The British amateur who debunked the mathematics of happiness

The astonishing story of Nick Brown, the British man who began a part-time psychology course in his 50s – and ended up taking on America's academic establishment<p>Nick Brown does not look like your average student. He's 53 for a start and at 6ft 4in with a bushy moustache and an expression that …

Psychology

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.

Rock turns into soil at a 'shockingly fast' pace - Futurity

New measurements from steep mountaintops in New Zealand show that rock can transform into soil more than twice as fast as previously believed …

The Top 30 PlayStation 3 Games of 2014

PS4 is here, but the PS3 won't go down without a fight!<p>We've already gone through our Top 30 Games of 2014 for PS4 and Vita, but we figured we'd …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

Before & After: A Minneapolis Kitchen Gets A Fresh, Bright New Look

I am <i>beyond</i> thrilled to be able to kick off 2014’s Before & Afters with Alison Allen’s fabulous kitchen makeover. My fiancé Daniel introduced me to …

12 Of The Best Ideas From CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show is a boring affair, but if you look closely enough, it offers a taste of tomorrow. Behold, the future!<p>I’ve been to the Consumer Electronics Show more times than I’d like to admit. And while it’s considered a showcase of technology to come in the next year, it’s a …