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How-To: Watermelon Cake

I don’t know how it tastes, but I do like the looks of this handsome Watermelon Cake tutorial by Instructables editor Mikeasaurus.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Dinosaur Corn Cob Holders<br>• How-To: R2D2 Heels<br>• How-To: Dinosaur Heels


The weather may have broken across much of the UK, but no problem, provided you’re a frog with a handy leaf umbrella. This tiny tree frog was photographed sheltering under a leaf in East Java, Indonesia. Taken from picture desk: live, which is also stuffed with royal baby and weather related images: http://gu.com/p/3hfnc/tw Photograph: Penkdix Palme/Newsteam

What if Americans Only Had as Much Water as Families in Africa?

Wildlife<p>The average family in Africa gets by on only five gallons of water a day, according to this thought-provoking PSA video from bewaterwise.com, a project of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.<p>The average American family (directly) uses 552 gallons of water a day, according …

Faster Forward, Together

Welcome to RocketHub<p>The leading social network for entrepreneurs.<p>Create account Log in<p><i>portrait</i><p>Connect<p>Connect on our growing network with 500k+ fellow …


Will These Guys Kill The Computer Interface As We Know It?

How two grade-school friends created Leap Motion, a company that wants to turn mouse-clicks into waves of the hand.<p>David Holz took the main stage at this year's South by Southwest Interactive, the annual innovation conference in Austin, Texas, looking like a hobbit on casual Friday. He wore an …

Royal baby rumbled: the science behind a royal birth

The Duchess of Cambridge very recently gave birth to a baby boy. This has caused much of the UK media and beyond to go into overdrive as the story …

A Space Laser Designed To Vaporize Dangerous Asteroids

DE-STAR could vaporize asteroids that threaten Earth in less than an hour.<p>DE-STAR is designed to vaporize or divert asteroids that threaten Earth. This isn't science fiction—I build things that have to work in practice. DE-STAR stands for Directed Energy Solar Targeting of Asteroids and …