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Graphene’s love affair with water

Water filters allowing precise and fast sieving of salts and organic molecules have been revealed by University of Manchester scientists.<p>Graphene has …

Sharpen Your Knife Honing Skills

<b>Sharpening and honing a knife are different processes,</b> though often confused. Sharpening grinds a completely new edge into the metal, while honing only smooths out small deformities and irregularities in the blade.<p>A honing steel won't "sharpen" your knife -- it's not powerful (or hard) enough to do …

Picking the Perfect Fabric

Everlane's website is one of the best resources for finding out what goes into your clothes. The minimalist, web-only clothing company practices "radical transparency," and their blog is doused with behind-the-scenes videos from their factories and manufacturing cost break-downs. The company was …

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Explore Digital Models Of A Rare Baby Dinosaur Fossil

A California high school student discovered the 6-foot-long baby Parasaurolophus fossil, nicknamed Joe.<p>In the summer of 2009, a California high school student named Kevin Terris was volunteering with paleontologist Andrew Farke from the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology. He and a few other …

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

World's First Solar Sidewalk Installed At George Washington University

Walking on sunshine<p>Just in case those little solar-powered garden lights are not cool enough for you: The George Washington University has installed a 100-square-foot stretch of walkway that's covered entirely in solar panels. In a year, the solar sidewalk should make about 470 kilowatt-hours of …

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