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The Best in Design: A’ Design Award & Competition 2018 Winners

Each year, A’ Design Award and Competition seeks out the best in design across the globe. They award designs in over 100 categories recognizing …

Design

Midcentury gem gets stunning update and addition

A John Black Lee is transformed for contemporary living<p>Joel Sanders Architect renovated and expanded this midcentury modern home in New Canaan, Connecticut, which was originally designed in 1957 by John Black Lee, a modernist architect often referred to as the sixth member of the Harvard Five.<p>The …

Architecture

I Wish I had Known This Before Backpacking Japan on the Cheap

I thought backpacking Japan would go just as smoothly as travelling New Zealand: Just going with the flow and basically winging the entire trip. …

Japan

If you love staying up late and sleeping in, doing otherwise might actually hurt your health

Here’s one more way our modern sleep schedules might be killing us.<p>Night owls might get a rap for staying up too late watching Netflix or getting lost in meme spirals on the web, but it’s not all fun and games. Study after study shows the later you sleep and rise, the more likely you are to develop …

Sleep

Dutch schoolteacher who saved hundreds of Jewish children during Holocaust dies at 107

An inspector from the Dutch education ministry arrived at Johan van Hulst's teacher training institute in Amsterdam on the morning of June 19, 1943. He noticed youngsters and, with SS soldiers standing nearby, asked, "Are those Jewish children?"<p>"You don't really expect me to answer that, do you?" …

Israel

The Size Of Space As Illustrated Here Is Really Mind-Blowing

Here are some pictures that demonstrate how tiny our world is as compared to the hugeness of cosmos. Thanks to equipment nowadays, images like the …

All the planets in the Solar System fit between the Earth and the Moon

I never thought of this, but you can fit all the planets in the Solar System back to back into the distance from the Earth to the Moon—about 238,900 …

Astronomy

Watch: Lightning seen from space

European Space Agency's Nightpod camera captures stunning images of lightning on earth as seen from space<p>Astronauts were treated to a striking sight when they spotted a lightning storm from space.<p>These stunning images caught an electrical storm in full flow almost 250 miles above the earth while …

European Space Agency

How big are the biggest monster stars?

How big can stars get? And how do these monster stars get so big?<p>When speaking of <i>bigness</i> among stars, you have to define your terms. There are very</i> …

Scientists Find a Black Hole 12 Billion Times More Massive Than the Sun

A team of international astronomers has discovered a black hole of almost unimaginable proportions.<p>At 12 billion times more massive than the sun, it …

Universe

Universe's fastest stars could hit light speed

Our sun orbits the Milky Way's centre at an impressive 450,000 mph. Recently, scientists have discovered stars hurtling out of our galaxy at a couple …

Universe

The Tempest

There’s a storm brewing on Saturn. Though it looks like a hurricane, the force and size of the spinning vortex at the planet’s north pole far …

Astronomy

Judge Rules Starbucks And Other Coffee Should Come With A Cancer Warning

It's been an 8-year legal battle.<p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists haven't rendered a verdict on whether coffee is good or bad for you, but a California judge has. He says coffee sellers in the state should have to post cancer warnings.<p>The culprit is a chemical produced in the bean roasting process …

Coffee

This Doctor Figured Out Why People Smell Burned Toast Before Seizures

Happy birthday, Wilder Penfield!<p>Today’s Google doodle shows a man, a brain, a face in profile, and a slice of burnt toast. The man is neurosurgeon …

Joshua Tree Desert House

Emerging from the terrain like an alien shrub, the Joshua Tree Desert House is organically ingrained into the rocky landscape. The sculpted exterior …

Shocking video shows Parkinson's tremors suddenly stop after surgeon cuts brain pathway

A Parkinson’s patient lived an incredible moment when doctors were able to stop the severe tremors she had endured for the last seven years.<p>Surgeons in India were able to cut into the woman’s brain while she was awake and destroy a key pathway, instantly stopping the involuntary movements.<p>The …

Neuroscience

The Simple Algorithm That Ants Use to Build Bridges

Even with no one in charge, army ants work collectively to build bridges out of their bodies. New research reveals the simple rules that lead to such …

Is Japan About to Hit Its Nuclear Tipping Point?

Tokyo almost built a bomb in 1945 and now has enough plutonium stockpiled for 5,000 nukes. North Korea may give its hawkish government an excuse to …

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Cancer

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World<p>A man smashed a van into a packed restaurant terrace in Germany Saturday killing at least two people before shooting himself dead, with …

Trucking

Avid hunter gets both feet, 9 fingers amputated after flu complications

A hunting enthusiast who started out with the flu ended up with both of his feet and nine fingers amputated.<p>Brian Herndon of Fort Worth, Texas, was told he had pneumonia when his fever spiked on Jan. 4, according to a report in the Star-Telegram.<p>But just one day later, doctors told the family that …

Photographer Captures Woman Giving Birth Of An ER Hallway, And The Photos Are Breathtaking

Kansas mom of 6 Jes Hogan recently shared her latest birth story, an incredible case of just-in-time that was captured in full by photographer Tammy …

Japanese researchers create tasty new banana with a thin edible peel

Researchers in Japan have developed a new banana with a peel thin enough to eat. According to Quartz, the researchers developed the Mongee Banana …

The Night the Democratic Party Committed Political Suicide

Posted: Feb 01, 2018 12:00 PM<p>Before I get to the embarrassment of the nasty, bitter State of the Union display by the Democratic Party, let me lead …

Breathtaking Visions of Earth: Outdoor Photographer of the Year

The Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition has announced its category winners. The competition, now in its seventh year, celebrates the work of image makers and offers an insight into the landscapes, wildlife and nature of the planet and the adventures to be found on it<p>The overall winner and …

Outdoors

WALSH: The Vile, Awful Women's March Is A Symptom Of The Spiritual Disease That Infects Our Culture

On Friday, hundreds of thousands of compassionate, welcoming, cheerful women and men took to the streets of Washington. D.C., rally in support of …

President Trump’s First Year In Office Has Been A Blessing For The American People

“I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my …

Donald Trump

Trump and Reagan shared a common goal, American greatness

Saturday marks the beginning of the second year of Donald Trump’s presidency and gives us an opportunity to look backward, as well as forward. Our default tendency is to look to others to cast blame or fault while relying on the wisdom of our own world view and opinion to offer “should haves” and …

The Revolve Wheel is a puncture-proof tire that folds into a compact pod

It’s often said that there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel, but one revolutionary designer has done just that. Andrea Mocellin’s Revolve Wheel is …

Transportation