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This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white and silver metallic structure about the size of a …

Renewable Energy

Can Breathing Like Wim Hof Make Us Superhuman?

Take a deep breath. Feel the wave of nitrogen, oxygen and carbon dioxide press against the bounds of your ribcage and swell your lungs. Exhale. …

Immune System

Farm-to-Table Food Travel Hotspot: Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, Michigan

“Food travel” is hot. And there are few places where you can embark on a culinary journey around the world with chefs and restauranteurs featuring …

Ann Arbor

The Motherboard Bitcoin and Ethereum Primer

Your entry portal to the world of cryptocurrency.<p>In the eight years since the anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto released bitcoin into the world, a number of other cryptocurrencies have come and gone. Today, Bitcoin and Ethereum are the two largest cryptocurrencies in the world by a large margin. Many …

Bitcoin

They hate the US government, and they're multiplying: the terrifying rise of 'sovereign citizens'

While US counter-terrorism efforts remain locked on Islamist extremism, the growing threat from homegrown, rightwing extremists is even more pressing<p>On 20 May 2010, a police officer pulled over a white Ohio minivan on Interstate 40, near West Memphis, Arkansas. Unbeknown to officer Bill Evans, the …

Law Enforcement

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Tutorials

Brilliant bamboo house uses ground water for natural cooling

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient …

Design

Final Fantasy VII player gives life meaning by hitting level 99 before first boss

A lesson for us all<p>Two things in this world can make life meaningful: having the strength to forge your own destiny, to live by your own rules, and not be swayed by the whims and wishes of others; and really sticking it to some stranger on the internet. When Twitch streamer CirclMastr spent two …

Final Fantasy

This Total-Body, 10-Minute CrossFit Workout Involves Just 3 Moves

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Intermediate Workouts<p>CrossFit AMRAP Workout<p>This Total-Body, 10-Minute CrossFit Workout Involves Just 3 Moves<p>Shares<p>Like a lot …

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The CrossFit-bodybuilding hybrid training program to build a better body

Bodybuilding makes you big and strong. CrossFit builds power, agility, and endurance.<p>Now, imagine what you would get if you combined the two, taking …

One of the Most Underrated Strength Exercises You Can Do - Mark Rippetoe

The deadlift is a very simple exercise that basically involves picking a barbell up off the ground and setting it back down. It’s a bit more involved …

Workouts

“Avoid hipster libertarians”: Hilarious holiday party tips from “Broad City”

Party tips for the “modern human being, who doesn’t believe in God”<p>The second season of "Broad City" may not begin until January, but the fabulous comedic duo Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer gave viewers a little holiday treat to tide them over until the new year -- and help fans make it through the …

Stunning video montage counts down critic’s 25 favorite movies of the year

It will make you want to see all of these movies (again)<p>It is December, which means with the significant drop in temperature, there's ample indoor-time to be spent catching up on movies you may have missed over the year -- and if you don't know where to start, there's a sufficient number of …

Before it was cool: What I learned at the hipster sex party

The place was so hip even the guy from MGMT was there. But were we liberated and free? I guess so.<p><i>What follows is my best reconstruction of the events of a party that took place in 2003 on the campus of Wesleyan University, one of the most hipster colleges in America.</i> <i>It's a good illustration of</i> …

Pick your doomsday: 9 end-of-the-world theories that will haunt your dreams

Climate change and nuclear war are obvious choices. But don’t rule out a robot uprising — or something even weirder<p>Stephen Hawking once noted that Earth is a "fragile planet," and if humanity does not find an alternative place to live -- somewhere in space -- we could be doomed. It is less of a …

Think you can solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Play this game.

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Tomás – Tea House Store Identity Design

Tomás, a traditional tea house – store identity by Savvy Studio from Monterrey, Mexico.<p>Look at this beautiful branding project! Monterrey, Mexico …

Ferguson’s absurd dilemma: What if being peaceful won’t change a thing?

The suggestion that we be peaceful to receive peace back is always urged. It’s also ignorant of American history<p>No exercise has pained me quite like this one. As I sit at the foot of my bed, grasping for new, creative ways to recycle words I've already uttered and written, I am haunted by …

Milwaukee is the new Portland

How one Rust Belt city found the key to its rebirth: Bringing nature and people closer together<p>Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is known for taking prickly offense at the term “Rust Belt.” Nonetheless, the belt fits. The old-line manufacturing cities of the upper Midwest preceded the rest of the nation …

“We always have to be so stoic”: How one Michael Brown protester defied respectability politics

Frances Francois never expected her profane sign at a rally in Tallahassee to go viral. She’s glad that it did<p>Her sign read, "I CANNOT BELIEVE I STILL HAVE TO PROTEST THIS SHIT!! #toomanynames #ferguson #dontshoot #mikebrown."<p>So far, one version of the photo has been retweeted more than 3,600 times …

5 reasons this clip of a Fox News reporter getting cussed out on air is magnificent

Amidst a heated night of protests, Fox’s Steve Harrigan learned some important lessons<p>Last night, this gem of a video surfaced amidst the sea of news coverage of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Nine days ago, Michael Brown, a young, black teenager was gunned down by a white Ferguson police …

There is so much wrong with this cop’s victim-blaming screed

Cop Sunil Dutta exemplifies what is wrong with police in the U.S.<p>This morning, the Washington Post published an Op-Ed titled "I'm a cop. If you don't want to get hurt, don't challenge me." Surely, the headline is a quote from someone the writer spoke with, or, maybe, the whole thing is satire?<p>In …

Russian Hackers Probably Have Your Passwords. Now What?

By now you’ve seen Tuesday’s New York Times report that a security firm found a Russian hacking ring had pilfered 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses.<p>Like many people, your first question is probably whether or not you were included in that …

When an extremist Christian fundamentalist got to run a whole state

Kansas is the new battleground for the soul of the GOP. Sam Brownback’s term as senator should be a cautionary tale<p>Liberals throughout the land breathed a sigh of relief when Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas stepped down in 2008 and later decided to run for governor. Yes, the nation's gain was a …

Windows Phone will soon render websites a lot more like an iPhone

Microsoft has tried to push standards with its mobile Internet Explorer browser, but unfortunately the wider web largely develops specifically for the webkit rendering engine and the iPhone. That’s left a lot of mobile websites not rendering properly in Internet Explorer mobile, and a frustrating …

As of today, Americans can legally unlock their phones again

It's finally happened: as of today, unlocking your cellphone to work on other networks will be legal again in the US. The White House and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who helped pass legislation earlier this year, announced that President Barack Obama is signing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and …

#Love: In The Time Of Spotify

<i>David Cotrone’s writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Thought Catalog, Vol. 1 Brooklyn and elsewhere. He lives in New York.</i><p>If you look closely at what I’ve built—at my playlists, all of them public—you can see me. You only have to search my name and you’ll see it all right there: what’s in my head. …

The Wire's Movie Trailer Power Rankings: 'Dear White People' Surges onto Our List

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Every week here at The Wire, we're bringing you an up-to-date ranking of the trailers that are</i> …

This bacteria eats nothing but electricity to survive

All life is ultimately powered by electricity, albeit indirectly, since most organisms consume sugars that produce electrochemical reactions. Several types of bacteria are known to skip the sweets and go straight for the electrons, however -- and researchers have discovered that they may be …