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Scientists Finally Discover Exactly Why Poison Ivy Makes You Itchy

They also discovered a promising new molecule that could serve as a poison ivy treatment.<p>Scientists working at Harvard University have only just now identified the process that causes your skin to develop a painful, itchy rash after touching poison ivy. Their results were published last month in …

Protein

Pizza Hut's new 'Blockbuster Box' box is the perfect movie night companion

In a moment that I’m imagining featured at least one stoned executive, Pizza Hut came up with a genius<p>marketing gimmickidea for a dual-purpose pizza box that could keep your food warm (and in one piece) all while moonlighting as a smartphone-powered projector.<p>According to The Verge, each …

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

Google is secretly creating a new OS that's not based on Linux

Here’s a bit of unexpected Friday news: Google is building a completely new operating system. As in, not just an upgrade to Android or Chrome OS, but instead, a new system that’s not derived from the Linux kernel.<p>It’s called Fuchsia. While Google hasn’t officially announced anything about the OS, …

Linux

Comment on Why the Cost of Living Is Poised to Plummet in the Next 20 Years by phil.collins

The cost will no doubt decrease, but as pointed out the new “necessary” needs will always create a new market. Just like http://www.duringdays.com.au …

CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough

Radical new technique promises a cheaper and more secure method of burying CO2 emissions underground instead of storing it as a gas<p>Carbon dioxide has been pumped underground and turned rapidly into stone, demonstrating a radical new way to tackle climate change.<p>The unique project promises a cheaper …

Fossil Fuels

Yes, There Is a Key to Happiness (and It's Actually Pretty Simple)

Neuroscientific and psychological principles point a clear path to true happiness, and it's probably not what you think.<p>As a species, humans are pretty dissatisfied with ourselves, and nowhere is this more true than in America. Each year, 45 percent of us make New Year's resolutions. We spend some …

Happiness

How These U.S. High School Students Hit the Big Time

<b>Teens awarded more than $1 million for scientific innovations at the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, and for the first time in the event’s 75-year</b> …

NASA's retro guide to future living - CNN Style

Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>It's early evening and you're with friends, enjoying a drink or two. The sun is shining after all and it's been a long week.<p>The river nearby shimmers in the light. You follow its course, your eyes gradually moving up, up, over your head and then down to the other side. …

The Five Top Reasons to Use JavaScript

Reason #1:<p><b>JavaScript is very easy to learn. No setup is required; it’s built right into the web browser! Just start writing code and see the results</b> …

JavaScript

Quiet revolution: Is it better to be an introvert?

In the opening page of her new book, Quiet Power, author Susan Cain is introduced as someone who ‘prefers listening to talking, reading to socialising, and cosy chats to group settings.’ Yet Susan’s first book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking, became a New York …

DARPA-backed electric military stealth bikes can also run on jet fuel

Back in early 2014, DARPA issued grants for the development of stealthy military motorcycles, with the idea being that silent motorcycles will be an …

Google just won its epic legal battle with Oracle — here's why that matters

Oracle had alleged that Google violated its copyright when it put pieces of the crucial Java technology into Android, which now ships on 80% of smartphones sold. Google's defense hinged on "fair use," the idea that it was legally allowed to use Java as it did.<p>The jury found in Google's favor. But …

This High-Tech, Wearable Motorcycle Airbag Could Save Your Life

Let's not kid ourselves. You don't have to be racing—or even going fast—to be involved in a messy motorcycle crash. But when it happens and you have …

Wearable Tech

People Are Freaking Out About Sierra Mist's New Ingredient

PepsiCo (pep) has reintroduced an old ingredient into Sierra Mist, and fans of the drink appear to be pretty unhappy about it.<p>The stevia that has …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Hiking