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Grafoid To Produce MesoGraf, Graphene Based 3D Printing Materials

“Graphene,” the word itself generates excitement from almost every industry out there. Graphene is the one atom thick, honeycomb lattice structure of …

Cheng Man Ching Teaching Beginner Class – Part 3

This is Part 3 of the video showing a class of beginners being taught the movements of the 37 Movement Yang Form by Cheng Man Ching (1902 – 1975). …

9 Ways to Be a Spiritual Warrior

Only as a [spiritual] warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges. The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a …

Higher Perspective

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

11 Spring Gran Fondos We Love

In the world of cycling, gran fondos are sort of a cross between a race and a century ride, with as much chance of challenge and competition as there is wining, dining, and partying. If this challenging party on two wheels sounds like your thing, here are 11 must-do gran fondos this spring.

Foodini is a 3D printer for everything from burgers to gnocchi

Who wants a 3D printer for just candy when you can have one that prints a five-course dinner instead? That's the idea behind Foodini, a new 3D printer that takes fresh ingredients and turns them into a culinary masterpiece. The device can do things like make custom ravioli, your own unique crackers …

Hillbilly Heaven: The History of Small-Batch Bourbon

Bourbon always had an off-the-rack reputation, but its distillers knew better: A chapter on small-batch bourbons from Bourbon: A History of the …

USDA Forces Whole Foods To Accept Monsanto

"The policy set for GE alfalfa will most likely guide policies for other GE crops as well. True coexistence is a must." - Whole Foods Market, Jan. …

Amazing Crafts You Can Make With Toilet Paper Rolls

There are lots of ways to green your bathroom. You can buy a fancy toilet that doesn't require much water. You can clean everything with baking soda and vinegar. Or, you can recycle your toilet paper tubes into <i>Despicable Me</i> minions.<p>Which one of those sounds the most fun?<p>The clever world of toilet …

A Shopper's Guide to Eating GMO Free

While the controversy over genetically engineered (GE) foods rages on, the the Environmental Working Group–an organization and advocacy group that is …

Seven days, seven salads: These recipes will definitely win you friends

Tad Seaborn for The Globe and Mail<p>The Belle Jar<p>It’s the perfectly green (not to mention pretty) way to transport your lunch. Salads stored in mason jars can be made ahead of time and then grabbed on your way out the door and to work. Start with the dressing at the bottom and then pile in the …

Mindfulness: 5 Practical Methods for Your Daily Life

Mindfulness implies balance, focus and living in the moment. We often associate mindfulness with meditation and dedicated practice. It is even better if it can become a habit and a continuos process.<p>I have found the most challenging part of mindfulness trying to carry over the benefits of practice …

Huge asteroid to fly safely by Earth Monday

An asteroid the size of three football fields is set to make a close brush of Earth on Monday, and you can watch the flyby in a live webcast.<p>Near-Earth asteroid 2000 EM26 poses no threat of actually hitting the planet, but the online Slooh Space Camera will track the asteroid as it passes by Earth …

Humanists Launch 'Godless Media Hub' As Landing Place For All Things Non-Religious

The American Humanist Association, a nonprofit advocacy group, launched the “Godless media hub” TheHumanist.com on Wednesday aimed at providing nontheists an outlet for “daily original reporting and commentary on issues important to a growing godless worldview,” according to a Wednesday press …

Is That the Best You've Got? Alvin Plantinga's Feeble Attack on Atheism

Widely regarded as America's leading Christian philosopher, Alvin Plantinga, emeritus professor of philosophy at Notre Dame, offers what are presumably his best arguments against atheism and in favor of Christian belief in a lengthy New York Times "Opinionator" interview published earlier this …

Mastering the 5 Levels of Creativity (Part 1)

Is everyone creative? Sure they are, but in very different ways and to varying degrees. There is a big difference between the folksong you wrote for your college sweetheart and a symphony composed by Beethoven. Go to a top shelf art fair and the difference in creative abilities between an …

High-tech meets low-tech in tiny house movement

Last month 16 students from a tiny college in Vermont built a tiny house that took off in a big, big way.<p>The 70-square-foot half dome was designed to be towed aerodynamically on a 5-by-8-foot trailer hitched to a four-cylinder vehicle. Looking like an outhouse converted into a cathedral, the …

The astonishing power of Richard Powers

How a conversation with the legendary writer inspired me to reconsider technology, culture, family, everything<p>In tones both ominous and beautiful, like the singing of medieval monks, the last line of an email sent to me by the novelist Richard Powers echoes through my head as I drive from Berkeley, …

Super Bowl: 61 recipes to score big

Watch 22 Leaked Super Bowl XLVIII Commercials Before Sunday's Game

21<p>Ah, the Super Bowl: that de facto national holiday when 108 million Americans whip up their signature bean dip, huddle around the TV and watch. . . …

Flower shells: shotgun shells that plant flower seeds

Flower Shells are mankind’s latest attempt to combine gardening and reforestation with manliness. These special shells are actually shotgun shells …

You Probably Had No Idea How Some Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow

We’ve all got a favorite fruit, vegetable or spice, but most of us probably don’t know where they come from or what their plant even looks like. …

30 Punny Valentines For Everyone You Love

You're the pun for me!

33 Scary Things Our Moms Didn't Know They Had To Be Afraid Of

Antibacterial soaps are actually bad for us. Apple juice may be chock full of arsenic. And talcum powder? Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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21 Ways To Take Mashed Potatoes To The Next Level

Hulk smash that mash (...or just add some cheese & chives).