Guy Kestens

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How Height Affects Calorie Burning

The taller you are, the fewer calories you burn at any given walking speed.<p>How many calories do you burn when you go for a walk? The standard answers (at least the good ones) give you an answer based on how fast you're walking and how heavy you are, often expressed in METs (basically a multiple of …

Stanford scientists develop efficient zinc-air battery

Stanford scientists have created a zinc-air battery that could become a low-cost alternative to lithium-ion technology.<p>Stanford University scientists …

New Research Finds Melting Arctic May Cost Global Economy $60 Trillion

The rapidly melting Arctic is not only a looming climate catastrophe, but new research shows it could be an economic disaster, as well.<p>In findings …

Batteries Get Flexible | May 6, 2013 Issue - Vol. 91 Issue 18 | Chemical & Engineering News

PATTERNS APLENTY<p>These TEM images show various morphologies of polystyrene-poly(ethylene oxide) copolymers, doped with salts, that can be used in …

Clean Energy

Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.

Alternative Energy<p>Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.<p>The Energy Department today recognized the nation's …

Renewable Energy

All Charged Up: Engineers Create A Battery Made Of Wood

The big idea behind Joe's Big Idea is to report on interesting inventions and inventors. When I saw the headline "An Environmentally Friendly Battery Made From Wood," on a press release recently, I figured it fit the bill, so went to investigate.<p>The battery is being developed at the Energy Research …

So Much More Than A Party Town: One Editor Explores The Island Of Ibiza

Tell people you're heading to Ibiza, and they'll give you a sly sideways glance, suggesting you're up to no good. At least, that was my experience …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Small sneak peak to my current work :) I'm creating 12 illustrations for a really great project "Destiny of a Postcard" by French writer Eric Tchijakoff. More illustrations and info about the project soon! A nad tym teraz pracuję :) Jest to pierwsza praca z dwunastu, seria do świetnego projektu "Los Kartki Pocztowej" francuskiego pisarza Erica Tchijakoffa. Wkrótce więcej info, i więcej ilustracji!

Silly Photos of Spiders Wearing Water Droplets as Hats

See if this doesn't make you crack a smile. Deep within his garden, in Batam Island, Indonesia, photographer Uda Dennie is busy takes photos of a quite humorous sight – jumping spiders with water drops on their heads! The massive water droplets stay in place for about a minute, which is just the …


Fox painted in acrylics on card. It measures 11 (H) x 17 (W) inch. by Aaminah Snowdon. To see more of her artwork, please visit her website: A&P

Radu Chirita

Pen On Paper

“Basilicas” – print series by Adrian Johnson celebrates classic cameras – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Make Dumb Ways To Die (DWTD) Cake Pops! A Cupcake Addiction How To Collab with Cakes By Choppa

Lusia Popenko A&P

The sculptural (and non-sculptural) works of Russian artist Platonov Pavel 

Vincent Van Gogh - Violinist Seen from the Back, 1887. Chalk on paper. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands Posted by Lara

Patrice Murciano A&P


If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The nation of the Bahamas consists of more than 700 islands. While the tropical climate and pristine beaches are invitation enough to make the Bahamas a prime tourist destination, one island has a particular draw

Good morning people its an early start for me and i know most people have a cup of tea but I thought I'd show you a very large purple cabbage ???!!! Have a great day big love #jamie xxxxxx

Go Green in the Garden With Xeriscaping, Solarization and Succulents

Environmental Protection & Preservation<p>Go Green in the Garden With Xeriscaping, Solarization and Succulents<p>A home's landscape gives a house much of …


A Greener State of Mind in 2013

Environmental Protection & Preservation<p>A Greener State of Mind in 2013<p>New Year's resolutions aren't for everybody, but they make a good starting …


Patent Approval Paves Way For Apple To Fire Up Solar Powered iPhone

In the negative hoopla surrounding Apple these days, it is a common lament that Apple is no longer innovating. A newly approved patent suggests otherwise .<p>A solar powered iPhone from Apple may be in your future. Battery technology has become a limitation in advancement of phones. The new generation …

A Manmade Island to Store Wind Energy - MIT Technology Review

Perhaps it’s not surprising that people from countries with experience holding back the sea see the potential of building an artificial island to …

Nearly Half of All US Farms Now Have Superweeds