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Learn about Arduino with Tinkercad's Arduino simulator

Donald Bell of Maker Project Lab interviewed Becky Stern about Tinkercad's new and very cool Arduino simulator. It's a good way to teach a bunch of …

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

Coding Class, Then Naptime: Computer Science For The Kindergarten Set

Back when Grant Hosford's older daughter was in first grade, she signed up for an extracurricular class, building robots with a programmable Lego toy called Mindstorms. Hosford, a dot-com entrepreneur, came to visit the class and was startled to see that Naomi, who loves science and math, was both …

Los Angeles

What's Better Than Legos? Drones Made of Legos

The Flybrix team didn’t set out to build an adorable DIY mini-drone out of Lego bricks. But as any road-tripper can tell you, sometimes the journey …

Body fat link to bacteria in faeces

<b>The make-up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies, say researchers from King's College London.</b><p>Their analysis of stool samples in a study of more than 3,600 twins found evidence that some of this bacteria is inherited.<p>What is contained in faeces …

The 6 Tools Every Graphic Designer Should Have

Photoshop has its perks. But let's face it, it's massive, complicated and often intimidating for the casual graphic designer. Even with all the DIY guides and manuals available online, mastering Photoshop can be a tricky business, especially if you don't do a formal course. But why let all that …

The CEO of $3.8 billion Slack has a smart idea to help people get off work early

It's why one of Slack's internal mantras is "work hard, go home."<p>"The most productive employees from my experience are those who go home at 5:30 p.m. but are hyperfocused at work," Butterfield said at a press gathering on Friday. "People can only think really hard for six to eight hours a day."<p>But …

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

Raspberry Pi

Adorable miniature robot is teaching kids mechanical engineering

Meet Marty, the robot that is teaching kids and makers about programming, electronics and mechanics.<p>The cute robot is Wi-Fi enabled, can be …

THE SCIENCE OF LISTENING

<b>Being listened to is so close to being loved that sometimes your brain can't tell the difference.</b><p>There is so much about being human that is associated with being listened to. Empathy, connection, acceptance - some of the biggest things that we as humans want - all start with listening.<p>Listening …

A Scientist's Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

Sharon Belvin's nightmare with cancer began in 2004, when she was just 22.<p>Belvin was an avid runner but said she suddenly found she couldn't climb the stairs without "a lot of difficulty breathing."<p>Eventually, after months of fruitless treatments for lung ailments like bronchitis, she was diagnosed …

Immunotherapy

Official: Feds investigate Virginia gov's campaign donations

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is a subject of a federal investigation looking at donations to his gubernatorial campaign, …

Articles about one familys backyard becomes their own tiny retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nestled near Lake Michigan, a family finds peace and relaxation in the form of an off-grid tiny home.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading …

Fresh tulip

Orthoprint: US university student fixes teeth for free by 3D printing his very own braces

Can't afford expensive cosmetic dental surgery but wishing you don't have to live with crooked teeth? A New Jersey Institute of Technology (NIJIT) …

Use Arduino to Avoid Frozen Plumbing This Winter

Winter is coming. It is time to make preparations. If you live in a colder climate, you need to be concerned about the possibility of your pipes freezing. There are a lot of preventive measures that you can take, such as insulating your pipes and leaving the water dripping. But for a little extra …

20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes

Comments<p>Joshua Chaplinsky from New York is reading <i>Stories of YOUR Life</i> January 30, 2012 - 6:18pm<p>This is a great article, Jon; I have to stop and …

Linguistics

Coca-Cola redesigns bottle caps so bottles can be reused

In Vietnam and within its new “2nd life campaign”, Coca-Cola recently developed 16 new bottle caps that allow consumers to re-use the bottles in …

Turn Detroit into Drone Valley

How to build innovation clusters beyond California.<p><b>The popular recipe for creating</b> the “next” Silicon Valley goes something like this:<p>Build a big, beautiful, fully equipped technology park;<br>• Mix in R&D labs and university centers;<br>• Provide incentives to attract scientists, firms and users;<br>• Interconnect …

Kale’s Not the Superfood You Think

Kale may not be king when it comes to the nutritional powers of leafy greens, a new study reports.<p>Researchers at William Patterson University in New …

Nutrition

Someday, you may store your solar or wind power in a 'rhubarb battery' from Harvard

One of the biggest problems with renewable energy, like solar or wind power, is that it comes and goes. That's why a team at Harvard is excited about its rhubarb battery.<p>One of the greatest technical problems facing the development of renewable sources is storing the collected energy for later use. …

Why people focus on the right-hand side of a design

In Western culture, we've always been told to design left to right to help guide users. We read left to right so we should position the most …

Knowledge-based programming: Wolfram releases first demo of new language, 30 years in the making

Three months ago, Stephen Wolfram gave VentureBeat a sneak peek into the future of the Wolfram Language, a totally symbolic, heavily natural, intensely knowledge-based, and extremely large computer programming language. At the time, he struggled to explain exactly what Wolfram Language is.<p>That’s …

Amazing 130 Sq. Ft. Micro Apartment in Paris

This is a 130 sq. ft. micro apartment in Paris.<p>Inside you’ll find a multi-functional living area with a kitchen, bedroom, living area, and desk. Plus …

Tiny House Movement

Man Runs a Loop-the-Loop For the First Time Ever

Did you know that it's possible for a human to do a loop-the-loop on foot? Well, maybe not for just you average Joe, but it is for superhuman …

Take advantage of productivity peaks and find your daily rhythm

Being productive both at work and in your personal projects implies knowing yourself. It means that you know when and how you work best, and that you …

Time Management

Altering stem cells to make growth factors needed for replacement tissue inside the body | Kurzweil

An artistic rendering of human stem cells on polymer scaffolds (credit: Charles Gersbach and Farshid Guilak, Duke University)<p>By combining a synthetic …

20 Things that Belong On Everyone’s TO-DON’T List

<i>Your greatest fear should not be of failure,<br>but of succeeding in life at all the wrong things.</i><p>This morning as Angel and I were driving to meet a …