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Wake up lights give you more energy all day long, and Amazon has 3 models on sale for $20 or less

Waking up violently to a blaring alarm clock or a grating alarm chime blasting at full volume on your smartphone pretty much ruins your morning, or …

Tech Trends

Rock Jaw Scores Again With Resonate In-Ear Monitors

Headphones fit over your head and earphones plug in your ears. It’s simple, isn’t it? Well, maybe not. Now we have a third category: In-Ear Monitors or IEMs. They work like headphones and earphones except they plug directly into your ear canal with custom eartips and they often include really …

Audiophile

Hot Celebs in Halloween Costumes: Pictures

11 Blissful Escapes Around The World

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Whether you are looking to relax or rave, these experiences will give you a mental and physical reboot.<p>1. Cool Cloister<p><b>Quebec City, Canada</b> <br>Recently opened in the heart of Old Quebec, Le Monastère des Augustines offers the serenity of a convent but with options for yoga and …

Snowshoeing

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different …

WideWalls

Artist Paints NEW Stunning Seaside Murals While Balancing On A Paddleboard

You might remember a post we did last year about Sean Yoro (a.k.a. Hula), the awesome paddleboard artist who paints amazing murals on abandoned …

Animated Short Film Perfectly Captures the Strangeness of Dreams

Taiwanese animators create a surreal cityscape that Escher would be proud of.<p>If you can imagine an MC Escher-like Broadway musical sung in Chinese and starring a collection of animated empty suits, you're on the way to understanding this strange new video from Foresters. The group of Taiwan-based …

Majestic Lone Wolf Is Actually Three People Skillfully Covered in Body Paint

At first glance, this simply appears to be a rather intriguing wolf painting. Then you look again and start to notice that some of the details of the piece seem a little…off. Then you look again (or perhaps watch the video below) and realize that this is no wolf at all, but actually an incredible …

Japan’s Robot Restaurant Is a Futuristic Sensory Overload

Robotics and psychedelic lights electrify the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuki, Tokyo.<p>If any one country is truly synonymous with robotics, it is without a doubt Japan. Last year in the country’s Huis Ten Bosch theme park, the Henn-na (“Weird Hotel”) opened, billed as the first staffed entirely by …

Most Memorable Golden Ratio Examples in Modern Art

Georges Seurat - Bathers at Asnières - Mathematics and Art<p>Dr. Mario Livio made a very interesting claim in the book <i>The Golden Ratio</i> about the …

This Teen Pulled Off The Ultimate Joke At An Art Gallery

Khayatan told BuzzFeed News that while he and his friends enjoyed most of the exhibits, they felt that some pieces fell flat.<p>"Upon first arrival we were quite impressed with the artwork and paintings presented in the huge facility," he said. "However, some of the 'art' wasn't very surprising to …

Art

Lithium-Ion Will Be Tough To Beat, Says Argonne Battery Whiz

People who are working on next-generation batteries often put lithium-ion down, saying the current technology is too costly, too flammable, or too limited to meet the clean energy and clean transportation demands of the future.<p>But four years into a five-year effort to develop a better battery at …

Lithium Ion

23 Paintings From Art History That Accurately Reflect Your Current Mood

Raise your hand if you're barely keeping it together today!<p>Sometimes, it's Monday. And on Mondays, most of us are just barely holding on, freshly mourning the loss of the weekend whilst peering into the void that is another five-day work week. But fret not, you're not alone. Because people have …

Meet the clean-tech CEO who compares his company to Apple and Tesla

The 30-year-old British CEO told Business Insider that he's just signed a deal with the US government to install energy-generating paving slabs in Dupont Circle, near the White House in Washington D.C, where he says he will be meeting Obama for the second time later this year.<p>Another of Pavegen's …

Proof of Evolution That You Can Find on Your Own Body

DO try this at home.<p>It might sound a little offensive, but your body is a museum, full of ancient relics that no one really needs anymore. From your …

One of Silicon Valley's hottest VCs just threw millions at a startup that could make Wall Street analysts sweat

Street Contxt is a startup in the process of creating a product that tells you what research, within those piles, is actually worth your time.<p>It also just closed an $8 million Series A funding round.<p>CEO Blair Livingston says he's confident in what his company has built, and that this round is the …

Batteries Will Do To Energy What Cellphones Did To Telecom: Advanced Microgrid & Tesla

Cheap battery storage will prove as disruptive to the energy industry as the cellphone has been to telecommunications, executives from two California startups—Tesla Energy and Advanced Microgrid Solutions—said today at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.<p>“I would bet that there’s not a …

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Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

If the World Cup and the Olympics have visited your country, trouble can’t be far behind

You know how the old saying goes: if the International Olympic Committee and FIFA have already visited your country, the IMF can’t be far behind.<p>Okay maybe it isn’t an old saying. Or a saying at all. But it will be one enough. Soon, if the world has any sense at all, countries will start writing …

A Botswana Safari Camp Is The New Best Hotel In The World

It received a score of 96.60 out of 100.<p>Located in the Moremi Game Reserve, the hotel, which is made up of two camps, offers unparalleled luxury in the thick of the wild.<p>The hotel is designed to take advantage of its natural surroundings: There are outdoor plunge pools, al fresco dining areas, and …

Mars One astronaut applications near six-digit mark

About a month ago, a rather ambitious plan was unveiled – to colonize Mars with astronauts who will never return to Earth. With such a harsh reality …

3D-Printed Gun's Blueprints Downloaded 100,000 Times In Two Days (With Some Help From Kim Dotcom)

If gun control advocates hoped to prevent blueprints for the world’s first fully 3D-printable gun from spreading online, that horse has now left the barn about a hundred thousand times.<p>That’s the number of downloads of the 3D-printable file for the so-called “Liberator” gun that the high-tech …

Meet the Man Who Sold His Fate to Investors at $1 a Share

• Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<br>• Date of Publication: 03.28.13. 03.28.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>On January 26, 2008, a …

Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful

AT WORK, as in life, attractive women get a lot of the breaks. Studies have shown that they are more likely to be promoted than their plain-Jane …

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