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China’s one-child policy could be causing its trillion-dollar housing boom—and its eventual bust

China’s one-child policy, which since 1979 has limited most Chinese couples to a single child, is notorious for having accelerated the rate of China’s aging. It’s also created a glut of young men who can’t find Chinese wives; by 2020, bachelor ranks will swell to between 30 million and 35 …

Alex Hitz's Chicken Country Captain Recipe

A Low Country classic gets a spicy, colorful update. It's the perfect thing to serve when you've got lots of company.<p>Georgia on my mind. Atlanta, actually. My mother's kitchen, circa 1975, and guests are coming over for lunch. It's a Saturday in March, and it's going to be a buffet for 50. That was …

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7 Tips for Traveling While Pregnant

Whether you're planning a mind-clearing babymoon, a critical work trip or that four-hour drive to your in-laws, make sure to prioritize your comfort and health while on the go. Here are seven tips for taking a trip when you're expecting.<p>An extra-large baby bag full of diapers, bottles and blankets …

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Scratching the Color Filter Array Layer Off a DSLR Sensor for Sharper B&W Photos

In October 2012, astrophotographer Raymond Collecutt of Whangarei, New Zealand shared a new (and risky) idea he was playing around with: converting a …

What Happens When You Fire An AK-47 Underwater [Video]

It's a science lesson masquerading as a slow-motion video!<p>The AK-47 is an iconic assault rifle, popular among revolutionaries and known for its rugged, reliable design. Thanks to the team at Smarter Every Day and The Slow Mo Guys, the AK-47 is also a way to learn about physics! Underwater, the …

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

Black & White Photography

Cosmologist claims Universe may not be expanding

Particles' changing masses could explain why distant galaxies appear to be rushing away.

Of Flybots And Bug Eyes: Insects Inspire Inventors

Credit: Geoff Brumfiel, Gabriella Demczuk and Andrew Prince/NPR<p>A smartphone can tell you where to get a cup of coffee, but it can't go get the coffee for you. Engineers would like to build little machines that can do stuff. They would be useful for a lot more than coffee, if we could figure out how …

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

Study Finds Most Ants Change Careers as They Age

Researchers from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland developed a tracking system to monitor colonies of the ant <i>Camponotus fellah</i>. The …

French artist Olivier Grossetête used three enormous helium balloons to float a rope bridge over a lake in Tatton Park, a historic estate in north-west England. Though visitors weren’t allowed to use the bridge, it would theoretically be strong enough to hold the weight of a person, according to Grossetête.”My artistic work tries to make alive the poetry and dreams within our everyday life,” added Grossetête. (o

Africa's Rift Valley from above – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/apr/19/africa-rift-valley-kenya-ethiopia-in-pictures<p>720<p>German photographer Michael Poliza travelled by …

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Kepler telescope spies 'most Earth-like' worlds to date

<b>The search for a far-off twin of Earth has turned up two of the most intriguing candidates yet.</b><p>Scientists say these new worlds are the right size and distance from their parent star, so that you might expect to find liquid water on their surface.<p>It is impossible to know for sure. Being 1,200 …

Poland’s Underground Salt Cathedral

Located 135 meters (443 ft) underground is the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine in southern Poland. Entered into the UNESCO First World Heritage List in …

So If The PC Is Dying, What Happens With Microsoft Next?

Is the death of the PC imminent and if so what does it mean for the key players? The “death of the PC” debate began with Dell‘s SEC filings, where the company at the heart of the PC business declared that PC decline is a way of life, and an IDC report that showed a 14% decline in shipments, year …

Biofuels: 'Irrational' and 'worse than fossil fuels'

<b>The UK's "irrational" use of biofuels will cost motorists around £460 million over the next 12 months, a think tank says.</b><p>A report by Chatham House says the growing reliance on sustainable liquid fuels will also increase food prices.<p>The author says that biodiesel made from vegetable oil was worse …

Kidney grown in lab successfully transplanted into rat

Scientists have grown a kidney in a laboratory and shown that it works when implanted into a living animal. The work is an important step towards the …

The Question of Whether We Can Patent Genes Heads to the Supreme Court

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While tech types have been crowing over how broken the software patent system has become, the …