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A New V-Shape Roof Can Collect Solar Power, Wind Power and Rain Water

Scientists have been busy designing a roof that uses not just solar power, but wind and rain power as well, to generate energy. There is a total of …

Scientists made see-through wood that's stronger than glass

Researchers at the University of Maryland were able pull away color and chemicals from a block of wood to leave it impressively see-through. The result is a material that is both stronger and more insulating than glass, with better biodegradability than plastic. "We were very surprised by how …

Nigel Slater’s pea recipes

Fresh and raw, peas makes a delicious snack. But even in a cooked dish, they can be the star ingredient<p>I suspect I grew peas – four long rows supported with canes and string – to eat raw rather than cooked. I grew them for their white flowers, their shoots and curling tendrils for salad, the fun of …

Self-sufficiency

Are Nones the 'Missing Link' in Contemporary Religion?

Photo by Jordan McQueen via unsplash.com. CC1.0 license.<p>Scientists of various sorts have been monkeying around with religion for some time. Charles Darwin's famous voyage on the Beagle was a high seas pilgrimage on waves of faith and doubt, after all. Ultimately, Darwin cast himself as a religious …

Religion

9 Cocktails to Make with Ginger Beer Besides Dark n' Stormies

You don't have to like rum to make a cocktail with ginger beer.<p>Spicy, spritzy ginger beer is always a great cocktail mixer to have on hand—and not …

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Recipe: Make April Bloomfield's Salad Sandwich

Chef April Bloomfield has a well-documented infatuation with meat dishes — from burgers to proper English breakfasts. However, last year The Spotted Pig chef came out with her second cookbook, <i>A Girl and Her Greens</i>, which focuses on vegetable-forward fare. "I wanted to show how easy and approachable …

The SkyWall 100 bazooka captures drones with a giant net

The SkyWall 100 is one of the latest device promising to protect the world from the impending drone takeover. It’s essentially a smart bazooka that fires a canister filled with a net at drones 100 meters away. Boom headshot.<p>An operator targets the drone and fires a canister that contains a large …

11 Bizarre Souvenirs You Could Once Purchase at Disney Parks

Taking a trip to Disney without buying a souvenir? That's practically impossible.<p>Taking a trip to Disney without buying a souvenir? That's …

This Medieval map of Mars is actually accurate

An otherworldly take on another world<p>Mars has never looked more otherworldly than it does in this new Medieval-style map of the planet's surface. We might be pretty familiar with the Red Planet these days thanks to all the robot selfies, breathtaking panoramas, and 360-degree images that are beamed …

LMcable: first to charge both Android and iOS devices

Cables are messy – no need to reiterate that. We all know it, and we have to live with those tangle balls every single day. This is why solutions like wireless charging are so exciting to me, but there’s still a very important place for cables in our outlets. The only issue? Not all companies agree …

Gear & Gadgets

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Battles Georgia Over Gay Rights

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is playing hardball with the state of Georgia over gay rights.<p>Benioff on Friday asked his followers via Twitter whether …

LGBTQI

The Amazing 2 Ingredient Pizza Hack We All Need In Our Lives

Anyone who has fallen victim to a Pinterest fail or two is well aware that some of the Internet's craziest food and life hacks don't always end up working out so well. Remember when we tried the hashtag smokey eye that turned out to be a total flop? But when we were scrolling through the deep dark …

Elasticity

The man who made 'the worst video game in history'

<b>The video game of Steven Spielberg's ET is considered to be one of the worst of all time and has even been blamed for triggering the collapse of Atari. Howard Scott Warshaw, the gifted programmer who made it, explains how it was rushed out in a matter of weeks - and how he feels about those events</b> …

Retrogaming

Here's the First Look at a 'Super-Earth'

Hunting for planets circling other stars is not an easy job. The most reliable way to do it is to look for the tiny dimming of stellar light as an …

'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years

"For future civilizations — or whatever else is out there"<p>Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester. When you take the long view, preserving humanity's collective culture isn't a marathon, it's a relay — with successive generations passing on information from one …

Space Tourism Posters

Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of …

Posters

A new social network grants you a real-life 'Follower' for a day

Follower is the ultimate "social network" for people who aren't satisfied with random attention on Twitter and want anonymous relationships to extend into the physical realm, too.<p>"Don't go unnoticed," is its tagline. "Follower is a service that grants you a real-life Follower for a day. A no-hassle …

Social Media

Einstein's gravitational waves 'seen' from black holes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1225000/1225786_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534410981_429a474975671e27cdeedae453f57f6d<p><b>Scientists are claiming a stunning discovery in their quest to fully understand gravity.</b><p>They have observed the warping of space-time generated by the …

Physics

Sensor-1 is the highly versatile security device you can stick onto anything

We all need security, whether for keeping an eye on your house when you’re gone, making sure nobody rifles through your files or opens up your laptop …

These 3 Leading Actresses Give Clint Eastwood a Run for His Money

“Do I feel lucky?” Elizabeth Banks, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and newly minted Golden Globe winner Brie Larson re-enact Clint Eastwood’s iconic line in …

Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain

When Jack O'Connor was 19, he was so desperate to beat his addictions to alcohol and opioids that he took a really rash step. He joined the Marines.<p>"This will fix me," O'Connor thought as he went to boot camp. "It better fix me or I'm screwed."<p>After 13 weeks of sobriety and exercise and discipline, …

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Remaking Mom's Hot Dog and Cabbage Soup: A Tale of Two Kapusniaks

My mom has never been the greatest cook in the world, but I really liked a few of the dishes she made when I was a kid. I had no idea where her recipe for hot dog and cabbage soup came from—I figured it was a 1970s Betty Crocker cookbook's idea of what Polish food might be—but I did like it. I …

7 Ideas for New Year’s Day Brunch

New Year’s Day brunch should be long and leisurely, with plenty of different hangover-combating dishes. Here, some ideas for the best way to start …

The Triumphs And Mistakes That Got J.J. Abrams Ready For "Star Wars"

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens upon us, Abrams looks back at the movies that got him here — from the scale of Mission: Impossible III to his frustrations with Star Trek Into Darkness.<p>J.J. Abrams began his film career as a kid, making his own movies around his house in Los Angeles. Before he …

The Neuroscience Of Musical Perception, Bass Guitars And Drake

In June of 2001 musician Peter Gabriel flew to Atlanta to make music with two apes. The jam went surprisingly well.<p>At each session Gabriel, a known dabbler in experimental music and a founding member of the band Genesis, would riff with a small group of musicians. The bonobos — one named …

The Brain

Five simple habits that will make you feel happier

A neuroscientist has outlined five simple habits he believes can make you feel happier<p>If you are looking for the secret to eternal happiness there may be a few simple things you can do to help kickstart the process.<p>A neuroscientist has outlined five easy habits he believes a person can embrace that …

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis