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'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

Bicycle Helmets

Exercise during pregnancy gives babies' brains a boost

Attention pregnant women: If you want to help your child get into Harvard, lace up those sneakers and exercise!<p>Hardly a week goes by without science delivering new evidence that exercise boosts the brain. Studies have linked exercise to brain health in senior citizens, middle-aged adults and kids. …

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The Qylatron Self-Checkout Security Screening System

Lisa Dolev has a Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering, not Industrial Design. But that didn't stop her, immediately after the 2004 train bombings happened …

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5 Of The World's Most Remote Destinations Require Crazy Travel But Are Totally Worth It

Planes, trains, automobiles and… a cargo ship? That’s what it might take to get to Madagascar’s most remote national park. For other spots like it, the haul is even longer.<p>Hoard your frequent flier miles and buy a <i>lot</i> of reading material if you plan to visit one of these hard-to-reach</b> …

Greek Roma couple say Maria was adopted - video

The lawyer for the Roma couple accused of abducting Maria, a blonde, blue-eyed girl, says she was adopted. Speaking outside Larissa's police headquarters, where the couple are being held, Kostas Katsavos says his clients admit the adoption was illegal but say the girl was not abducted. The couple …

Gold growing on trees? Scientists find small deposits in gumleaves

Australian geochemists publish paper showing how trees act 'as a hydraulic pump … drawing up water containing the gold'<p>Contrary to popular belief, gold does grow on trees.<p>Scientists from Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), …

Top White House security official fired over critical tweets

Jofi Joseph, who was involved in Iranian nuclear talks, used Twitter to insult key members of Obama administration<p>A senior White House national security official has been fired after being unmasked as the voice behind a Twitter account that embarrassed the Obama administration by aiming stinging …

Homeland and Masters of Sex renewed by Showtime

<b>Counter-terrorism saga Homeland has been renewed for another season by US cable channel Showtime, as has 1960s-set drama Masters of Sex.</b><p>The fourth season of Homeland and the second of Masters of Sex will both comprise 12 episodes and air in 2014.<p>The shows are aired on Channel 4 in the UK on Sunday …

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Photographer Dad Takes Super Fun & Creative Photos of His Girls

Jason Lee, photographer and father, has taken a photo series of his adorable girls Kristin and Kayla in a variety of silly and creative situations. …

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Exclusive: 17 Downright Beautiful Electric Guitars from Famous Rockers

Like David Crosby, Jimmie Vaughan, and Robbie Robertson.<p><b>The electric guitar.</b> The thing can take you to heaven or beckon you toward the devil. Each one, if put in the right hands, imbued with the potential to make a legend. Van Halen, Crosby, Vaughan, Johnson, Santana, Nielsen, Allman — legends like …

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Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Architecture

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

National Parks

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Safaris

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Susan Portnoy of The Insatiable Traveler. Her photo was taken on a trip to Kenya's Mara Triangle.<p>"Rain falls, sun shines, it's a mix of dramatic colors on the Masai Mara."<p>Safaris offer the unique opportunity to connect with nature and witness animals …

10 Great Spots For A Ghostly Encounter

With Halloween on the horizon, how about a seasonal getaway where you'll have a good chance of seeing something plenty more freaky than fall foliage? Consider these spooky spots around the world, where the eerie encounters that have reportedly taken place include full-bodied apparitions of former …

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