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Thousands of tourists flock to opening of world's tallest and longest glass bridge

After several "safety tests" that involved smashing the bridge with sledgehammers and driving an SUV over it, the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon bridge in …

This Table Uses Solar Energy to Charge Your Phone

Check out the futuristic furniture that brings you one step closer to a self-sufficient home<p>While innovations to make our homes more environmentally friendly are constantly being devised, solar power is rarely integrated into our living spaces. London-based design company Caventou recognized how …

20 Facts You Never Knew About Antarctica

This Is The #1 Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?The authors of the bestseller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk have some great …

Self-help

How Physicists Quantum Teleported Information Over 62 Miles

Bringing us one step closer to a quantum Internet<p>Teleportation isn’t real, at least not as it’s depicted in fiction. No one has ever made a material object -- be it Harry Potter or Captain Kirk -- physically disappear from one location and reappear elsewhere. But information … that’s a different …

Quantum Mechanics

Astronomers find 'teeny supermassive black hole'

University of Michigan astronomers have found the smallest black hole ever observed in the centre of a galaxy<p>As supermassive black holes go it’s really not that super or massive,<p>In a dwarf, disc galaxy 340 million light years away, University of Michigan astronomers have found the smallest black …

11 Foods That Were The Kale Of Their Time

When you hear "food trend," do you think kale and bacon, or fondue and Tang? Turns out, our love affair with fads is as old as America's culinary history itself. Here, the passing trends that were once the kale of their time.<p><b>1910: Hellman's Mayonnaise</b><p>Skirt hems were rising, and new processed foods …

The best holiday treehouses in the UK

There’s something magical about treehouses – whatever your age. These arboreal boltholes will appeal to growns-ups who want to get close to nature without forgoing creature comforts<p>Brockloch Treehouse, near Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfries and Galloway<p>Earlier this year we tipped Brockloch Treehouse …

England

Night time contact lenses stop children becoming short-sighted

None of the children within the study suffered further change in their vision during the three year trial period<p>Children could be cured of short-sightedness by wearing soft contact lenses at night which re-shape their eyes to prevent them ever needing glasses, a study has shown.<p>Trials involving …

Aerial Walkway in Cape Town Allows Visitors to Take a Surreal Stroll Above the Trees

This surreal walkway recently installed in Cape Town, South Africa, creates a meandering, aerial path that allows visitors to stroll through the treetops. The steel-and-pinewood Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway begins on the forest floor, gradually sloping upward and eventually elevating …

Cape Town

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>These shipping containers have left …

Costa Rica

Review: Fuz Designs Noke

A pacifier that tells you the temperature of your baby. A lamp that knows when you are home and turns on by itself. A thermostat that lowers the heat …

China to declare war on ‘bizarre architecture’

Buildings resembling grand pianos, penguins and internal organs likely to fall victim to new Chinese architecture rules<p>The days in which architects in China were allowed to create buildings resembling penguins, pianos or even male genitalia appear numbered after a top Communist Party official …

An Interview with the Man Behind the Global Drug Survey

We called up the survey's founder and director Adam Winstock to discuss his key findings, insights, and some of the most interesting facts revealed in his mass of drug data from recent years.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>The largest drugs survey in the world went live last week—if you …

Fall in Montana

Travel Photography

Obama’s ISIS War Is Illegal

The president is subverting the Constitution—and America’s latest undeclared war in the Middle East is just the latest example.<p>For a generation, …

Pictures of the Week 10.9.14

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …