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This new 3D-printed house was built by a portable robot in just 48 hours

There are a lot of 3D-printed houses popping up these days, but this is the first time an architect with the renown of Massimiliano Locatelli of CLS …

12 bizarre rules Disney employees must follow

From forgetting about debts to blow-job power – 9 women reveal what they love about sex

<b>In an attempt to make some sense of the whole messy business of sex, I wrote a probably award-winning blog on what men love about it.</b><p>Men do the do …

Relationships

Scientists Have Developed a Way to Make Wood as Strong as Steel

And it can stop bullets, too.<p>Scientists have developed a new type of "super wood" that is more than 10 times stronger and tougher than normal wood - …

Engineering

Couples Who Have the Best Sex Have This Important Thing in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>For spouses or partners who have been together for many years, their sex lives have a lot to do with …

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the international supply chain for our goods and services.<p>The …

Groundbreaking empirical research shows where innovation really comes from

Breaking down barriers for underrepresented kids could quadruple America’s pool of inventors.<p>Gaps in opportunity for talented kids with low socioeconomic status don’t just hold back poor, female, black, or Latino children as individuals — they also impose potentially enormous losses to society as a …

This Company Is Challenging Apple’s Design Empire With A $129 Computer

After years making affordable computers for the developing world, Endless comes to the U.S.<p>The Mission Mini and the Mission One computers, both recently released at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, are two unadorned white and bamboo boxes, each about the size of a wireless router. The …

How A Horizontal Wood Fence Can Impact The Landscape And Décor Around It

Having a house with a white picket fence used to be the dream a while ago but times change and so does the design of the fence. The horizontal fence …

Build a DIY garden you can bring on the road

You can take it with you on your adventures<p>There’s nothing quite like putting down roots and tending a garden. But what happens if you don’t have a backyard? Or you’re suddenly uprooted? Or you decide to go on a road trip and can’t get anyone to watch your plants?<p>Just whip up a portable container …

Valve Releases Free VR World Builder, Destinations

The package includes the same Source 2 engine tools Valve uses internally and an example map you can modify.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

Is this the end for air conditioning? Scientists develop clothing which cools the body

An end to arguments over the temperature of office air conditioning could be on the horizon after scientists invented a material which cools the body by 4F.<p>The new cloth reflects sunlight while also allowing heat radiating from a person's body to escape.<p>While people have been wearing furs and …

Stanford University

Could Your Next Uber be a Multicopter?

<b>The world’s first certified multicopter lifts off in Bruchsal, Germany, marking a new era for aerial transportation.</b><p>Just as smartphone technology …

Drones

People in Silicon Valley are using this drug to be more creative

Common sense tells us that — in order to reach our full potential at the office — we'd probably be wise to avoid using illicit drugs.<p>Just tell that to Steve Jobs, who famously ranked his acid trips as some of the most important experiences of his life. Though Jobs is said to have stopped taking LSD …

How Do You Design a Fire for Three Billion People?

The design story behind the HomeStove and BioLite's mission to bring clean cooking to emerging markets<p>Take a look at this picture—what do you see?<p>A …

Scientists still have questions about the mysterious Eye of the Sahara

For millennia, the Eye of the Sahara was hiding in plain sight.<p>That's because this huge and mysterious geologic formation is hard to spot from ground level, walking around on Earth.<p>It turns out that we really discovered this incredible bull's-eye in the sand only when we began sending humans into …

Building Your Business Plan

A critical part of developing a successful business is setting goals, determining the steps needed to reach those goals, and outlining how and when …

Small Business

Biologists have recreated life inside a computer — NOVA Next | PBS

A few years ago, Michael Levin faced a conundrum. He and his colleagues at the Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology just outside …

6 Questions to Ask Before You Accept a Job Offer

You’ve submitted countless cover letters, gone on numerous job interviews, and now you finally have an offer. It can be tempting to jump on the first …

24 American Behaviors Considered Rude in Other Countries

"Keep your shirt on!" may be a frequently heard idiom in the U.S. But if you're traveling in South Korea, it's a smart piece of advice for men. Yes, …

Weird, water-oozing material could help quench thirst

After their nanorods were accidentally created when an experiment didn't go as planned, the researchers gave the microscopic, unplanned spawns of …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

IBM launches free quantum computing cloud service

IBM today is opening up access to a five-qubit quantum computing processor located at its T.J. Watson Research Center in New York and made available through a new free cloud service.<p>Qubits, or quantum bits, are the fundamental unit of quantum computing, unlike bits in classical computing. Qubits …

Thyroid tumours are not always cancer, scientists say after groundbreaking study

A type of thyroid tumour which has been classified as a cancer for decades is actually not a cancer at all, scientists have declared.<p>The finding …

Cancer

8 Questions Successful People Ask Themselves

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>We all know that having a mentor is one of those …

Loving The Wrong Person

<i>Alain de Botton, the author of this piece, is a British-based philosopher, writer and television presenter. His book, The Course of Love, is out now. Learn more here.</i><p>When first looking out for a partner, the requirements we come up with are coloured by a beautiful non-specific sentimental …

Relationships

Physicists Have Created a 'Black Hole' in The Lab That Could Finally Prove Hawking Radiation Exists

Will Stephen Hawking get his Nobel prize?<p>Some 42 years ago, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking proposed that not everything that comes in …

These Crazy Robots Are 3D Printers That Build Together

3D printers are getting way faster and more intricate. Now, Siemens has created a swarm of spider-like robots that can collaborate with each other to …

20 Creative Business Cards for Architects

Establishing professional contacts in architecture – and well, in any field, really – has changed dramatically in the last decade, passing from the …

Pinterest

20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …