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Casa Cho / Ana Machado Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Rio Acima, state of Minas Gerais - Brazil, in a hilly site with a slope of approximately …

Architecture

How bacteria are changing your mood

<b>If anything makes us human it's our minds, thoughts and emotions.</b><p>And yet a controversial new concept is emerging that claims gut bacteria are an invisible hand altering our brains.<p>Science is piecing together how the trillions of microbes that live on and in all of us - our microbiome - affect our …

Microbiology

How inflammation and gut bacteria influence autism

A new study investigates the relationship between autism, the immune system, gastrointestinal issues, and gut bacteria. The story is a complex one …

Medical Research

Restaurant noise levels are climbing. Here’s how to fight back. 

“I can’t hear you.”<p>When the Line Hotel opened in Washington, DC, last December, the cocktail bars, gourmet coffee shops, and restaurants that fill its cavernous lobby drew a lot of buzz. Housed in a century-old church, the space was also reputedly beautiful.<p>My first visit in February confirmed that …

Dining Rooms

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Sweet Potatoes

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Ketamine has 'fast-acting benefits' for depression

<b>Ketamine has "shown promise" in the rapid treatment of major depression and suicidal thoughts, a US study says.</b><p>Ketamine has a reputation as a party drug but is licensed as an anaesthetic.<p>The study found use of the drug via a nasal spray led to "significant" improvements in depressive symptoms in …

Depression

The River Building | Stiff + Trevillion

An ambitious, radical transformation of Canon Bridge House, with a comprehensive internal and external refurbishment. Stiff + Trevillion were …

Architecture

Countries of Scandinavia and the Nordic Region

Scandinavia and the Nordic region is a historical and geographical region covering much of Northern Europe. Extending from above the Arctic Circle to …

European Travel

La empresa que más vehículos eléctricos vende en España es esta bicicletera vasca

En muchas tiendas de segunda mano aún quedan bicicletas de la marca Torrot, incluida la Cross MX que salía en Verano Azul. <b>La empresa, nacida en 1948</b> …

What is Germany’s dual education system — and why do other countries want it?

The German economy is powered by products sold the world over. The strength of Europe's powerhouse depends on outbound shipments. We take a look at …

Education

Tesla Model 3 Costs More To Charge Than A Gasoline Car

Investors who take it for granted that electric cars are cheaper to run, need to think again.<p>A comparison between Tesla Model 3 and the three leading …

Electric Vehicles

The Poachers Pipeline

In Depth<p>Rhino horn smugglers try to stay one step ahead of the authorities.<p>The illusive "powers" of rhino horn and its black market value encourage poachers and threaten animals.<p>Is corruption in South Africa perpetuating poaching?<p>The story of a shot rhino and how the rescue workers came to its help.<p>…

Extinction

Sophisticated Simplicity: Lutron Palladiom Shading System

Lutron unveils Palladiom, the home automation specialist’s latest premier collection of modern exposed bracket roller shades, keypads, and …

Home Automation

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Sends Ten More Iridium Satellites to Orbit

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched a rocket carrying 10 Iridium Communications Inc. satellites to orbit early Friday, its fifth in a …

Space Travel

Coffee Will Have to Carry Cancer Warning Labels in California

Coffee in California will now have to carry a cancer warning label #tictocnews https://bloom.bg/2IfWY58 (Source: Bloomberg)

California

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

Apps

Cómo borrar tu vergonzoso perfil de Google+ que cualquiera puede ver desde Gmail

Basta con un clic accidental para que cualquier persona a la que le envías un correo desde tu cuenta de Gmail pueda ver tu antiguo perfil de Google+. …

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

This Is the Most Affordable City in Europe (Per a 2018 Financial Analysis)

The cost of travel is a major factor in planning any trip, especially when it comes to navigating the varied cities of Europe. Luckily, if you know …

Europe

Cada cuánto deberías lavar en realidad cada prenda de ropa, explicado en una sencilla infografía

A nadie le gusta oler mal, y para evitarlo es necesario ducharse constantemente y mantener la ropa limpia. Pero, ¿cada cuánto es necesario lavar la …

Scientists reveal all-natural hack to prevent spiders from entering your home

Banish the eight-legged beasts without harming them…<p><b>The spiders we have here in the UK are harmless and nothing in size compared to ones found in more exotic countries, but this doesn't stop us Brits wanting to keep these eight-legged beasts out of our homes.</b><p>Rather than having to catch the spiders …

Spiders

Jim Carrey unveils latest painting: President Trump as the 'Wicked Witch of the West Wing'

Pablo Picasso had his Blue Period; apparently, comedian-turned-painter Jim Carrey is in the midst of his Trumpist Period.<p>Three days after debuting a portrait on Twitter that resembles White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, he unveiled a new one portraying her boss, President Trump, as …

Donald Trump

Martie Haselton: ‘Hormones don’t make us crazy or irrational’

The evolutionary scientist on her in-depth study on women’s hormones and their effects<p><b>Your book is all about reproductive hormones, and their impact on our behaviour. It only focuses on female hormones. Why not look at men’s too?</b><br>Two reasons. One is that the focus of research in my lab is to look at …

Women's Health

Concrete roof matches steep gradient of Chilean home by Max Núñez Arquitectos

A continuous flight of steps covers the roof of this home in Chile by Max Núñez Arquitectos, which runs parallel to the site's steep slope down to …

Architecture

Colorado Might Consider Decriminalizing Shrooms

Colorado paved the way to a greener, chiller future when it became the first state (alongside Washington) to legalize the recreational use of …

Alexandra’s experience of PMDD in Sweden

<b>Sweden still behind the times</b><br>Living in Sweden, which always ranks as one of the most equal countries on earth, you’d think that it would make living …

'My periods made me suicidal so I had a hysterectomy at 28'

<b>For a couple of weeks every month, Lucie seemed to become a different person - one suffering from countless mental and physical problems - and she couldn't understand why. She spent years looking for a doctor who could provide an answer, and it took a hysterectomy at the age of 28 to cure her.</b><p>"I …

Mental Health

Esta nueva batería de protones es tan potente como una de litio pero solo necesita carbono y agua

Las baterías son necesarias para dar energía a nuestros gadgets, pero también son una peligrosa fuente de contaminantes si no se reciclan …

RB Systems envisions super-slender cylindrical skyscraper for New York

Design studio RB Systems is following the trend for super-slender towers in New York with a speculative proposal for a 400-metre skyscraper in …