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Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Millennials are saying "so long" to the country club and "hello" to the farm.<p>Many so-called agrihoods — short for "agricultural neighborhoods" — are cropping up around the US, and they're aimed at farm-to-table-loving millennials.<p>Loosely defined by the Urban Land Institute as master-planned housing …

Real Estate

Former Sheriff David Clarke must revise thesis or risk losing degree, docs reveal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke must revise his master's thesis or risk losing his degree in security studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, according to documents CNN's KFile obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.<p>The school arrived at its decision after a …

Donald Trump

A Missing Texas Police Officer Faked His Death and Is Alive in Mexico, Officials Say

A missing Austin police officer faked his suicide and fled across the border to Mexico, officials in Texas believe.<p>Coleman Martin, a 29-year-old …

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

Google shares its plan to nab 80% of Microsoft's Office business

Flash forward to 2015, and the company has big plans to grab 80% of the users at Microsoft's biggest customers.<p>In 2005, "The whole industry looked at us like we were crazy," Rajen Sheth, a director of product management for Google's Enterprise team who worked on those early products, told us.<p>They …

Apps

Guinness World Records' Weirdest Records Of 2015

Some people get into the record books by a nose, but Nick Stoeberl got into Guinness World Records by a tongue.<p>Stoeberl, 22, an artist and comedian from Monterey, California, has been trying to get official recognition for his massive tongue for two years.<p>Guinness World Records finally measured him …

Beloved British Artist Ralph Steadman Illustrates the Life of Leonardo da Vinci

Freud once observed that the great Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci was “like a man who awoke too early in the darkness, while the others were all still asleep.” And how blazingly awake he was — his Vitruvian Man endures as one of the most iconic images of all time, his visionary anatomical …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

TV, Web, Phone, Electricity? A New Threat to Utilities

The corporate campus of Vivint Inc., among North America’s largest home-automation companies, rises up on the outskirts of Provo, Utah, a handsome …

…Make That Six Solar Growth Markets That May Surprise You

<b>Published on</b> May 27th, 2014 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>5<p>…Make That Six Solar Growth Markets That May Surprise You<p>May 27th, 2014 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>It was only last …

Tesla CTO on Energy Storage: ‘We Should All Be Thinking Bigger’

Tesla CTO JB Straubel was the keynote speaker at the annual energy storage symposium put on by Joint Venture Silicon Valley this week. He was …

Tesla

Wellinghoff to utilities: Time to rethink your business model

<i>Catch Jon Wellinghoff in person at VERGE SF 2014, October 27-30.</i><p>I first interviewed Jon Wellinghoff almost a decade ago — shortly after the …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

18 Mind-Blowing Images From The World Of Science

The winner of the 2014 Wellcome Image Award has just been announced: a vivid picture of a mechanical heart pump inside a patient’s chest.<p>The annual award celebrates the intersection of science and art, reminding us that the best visual inspiration often comes from the shocking beauty of the natural …

The Drinkable Book provides safe drinking water

One of the biggest problems in the developing world is access to safe, reliable drinking water. The charity organisation Water is Life dedicates its energies to providing this most basic of necessities. Its latest project -- developed in concert with creative agency DDB North America - seeks to …

The Most Important Trait of Successful People

Being conscientious can help you maintain a strong moral compass, but psychologists also believe it may be the number one trait found in the most …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

An ambitious experiment in Data Science takes off: a biased, Open Source view from Berkeley

Today, during a White House OSTP event combining government, academia and industry, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan …

AngelBlocks Turns Your Ordinary Stuff Into The Ingredients For A Comprehensive Smarthome

A new Kickstarter project plans to offer smart home features to a range of devices, for connecting small apartment buildings to entire enterprises and office buildings. The AngelBlocks gadgets are open source for easy modification, and communicate either 1,000 feet indoors or up to two miles …