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Waste Heat Is Free Energy. So Why Aren't We Using It?

According to a report by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Department of Energy, the U.S. wastes more than half of the total energy we …

Energy

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

How to Be Yourself

"Be yourself" is quite possibly the most commonly used phrase in the history of individualist-based advice. Be yourself. It's such a vague adage. …

This Practice May Boost Intelligence And Lower Stress By Re-Wiring Your Brain

Meditation and mindfulness aren't just buzz words. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought confers long-term health benefits -- and even changes in brain function.<p>What exactly have scientists discovered? Here are eight scientifically backed …

How to Be Optimistic

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this question may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether …

Noodle-Armed Deep-sea Squid Mystery Solved

New video shows deep-sea squid wiggle tentacle tips to attract their meals.<p><b>Many deep-sea squid actively grab their prey, sporting two muscular tentacles used to drag unsuspecting prey into their mouths.</b><p><b>But one squid species that lives down deep—the "wimp" of the proverbial playground—has limp</b> …

Scientists grow miniature human brain in a lab

'Cerebral organoids' model development of the mind in human embryo<p>Scientists have long been taunted by the human brain. After all, the very organ that gives us knowledge remains largely unmastered — something President Obama has set to rectify, in part, with an ambitious effort to map the brain. An …

Kelly Clarkson's "Tie It Up" Features Gay and Straight Couples Getting Married

Just two months before she ties the knot herself, Kelly Clarkson has taken up as a wedding singer.<p>In the hot-off-the-press music video for the …