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Uber Serves Taste of Future on Ice Cream Day

Uber’s aggressive global expansion has taken the $18 billion-valued private car company into well over 100 cities worldwide, many of which are about to experience a taste of the future when its ice cream delivery service goes global this Friday.<p>The company says that the summertime initiative — …

Ukraine crisis: US prepares to break step with Europe over Russia sanctions

After weeks of lobbying European allies to inflict economic pain on Russia over its meddling in Ukraine, the Obama administration imposes tough new sanctions to go it alone against Moscow<p>The US imposed serious unilateral economic sanctions against Russia after failing to convince European leaders …

17 Foods You Didn't Even Know You Could Freeze

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.<p>We've told you which foods should never be frozen -- and stand by those rules.<p>But the freezer remains a highly useful member of your kitchen …

Get your kids off of their screens and to the table with the DinnerTime app

On the way home from kindergarten on a recent hot and humid afternoon, my son from the backseat of the car asks me why all of his friends are allowed to play video games after school and he isn't. I quickly point out that I am taking his sister and him to the pool to swim, and doesn't he think his …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Meet the Artist Who's Drawing Every Character From Every Coen Brothers Movie Ever Made

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

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H2O

<b>H</b>2<b>O</b><p>Reblogging because we finally found out who is the creator of this GIF.

Invention Awards 2014: A Cryogenic Engine Powered By Heat

Chilling the need for diesel-powered refrigeration<p>Right now, as many as 250,000 semi-trucks are hauling refrigerated trailers full of frozen foods, fresh vegetables, and other perishable goods along U.S. roads. Yet such vehicles burn about 25 percent more fuel than unrefrigerated trucks.<p>At fault is …

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50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures have …

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How To Grow Your Own Photo

Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes<p>Microbes aren't known for their artistic merit, but that hasn't stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have hacked a harmless strain of</i> …

A Light Bulb Powered By Bacteria

Three college students are building an electricity-free light bulb for the masses.<p>We've all basked in the glow of different light bulbs: incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, neon, LED, and more. But a lamp that harbors living, light-emitting bacteria -- a biological bulb, if you will -- is something …

Sap Discovery Could Turn Syrup-Making Upside Down

Last year researchers at the University of Vermont announced something that could change the way we think about Vermont — or at least how it produces its famous maple syrup.<p>The time-honored method calls for inserting a tap near the bottom of a tall, mature maple tree. At the end of February, the …

WATCH: Breathtaking New Video Of Felix Baumgartner's Record Jump

You might recall Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner's 2012 jump from a 24-mile-high balloon capsule, a height of 127,852 feet. He broke not only an altitude record, formerly set by a U.S. Air Force pilot, Col. Joe Kittinger, in 1960, but also a record for speed of descent, breaking the sound …

Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism? What are the costs of denying evolution, one of biology's core tenets?<p>Those questions were asked Tuesday night, in a live debate between best-selling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning educator Bill Nye ("the Science Guy") at …

10 habits of debt-free people

Whether you’ve resolved to get debt-free this year or you have a long way to go to get there, it’s good to be inspired. Look at people you know who …

Bill Nye Wins Over the Science Crowd at Evolution Debate

Some scientists were skeptical that Bill Nye the Science Guy, who made his name as the host of a TV show for children, could hold his own in Tuesday's debate over evolution and creationism — but now that it's over, his performance has won praise from those skeptics, and perhaps some respect from …

Bill Nye

Scientists film how the brain makes memories for the first time ever

For the first time in history, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have captured how our brain makes memories in …

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One of the strangest animals on earth gets a little weirder

Despite having 12 photoreceptors, mantis shrimp aren't great at sensing color.<p>Mantis shrimp, the psychedelic reef-dwellers that can wallop their prey …

Microwaves explained in ten seconds

Why the Sky is Blue explained in ten seconds

For All Mankind: vintage Nasa photographs, 1964-1983 – in pictures

An exhibition detailing the achievements of Nasa – covering the golden age of space exploration – has opened, featuring over 100 rare photographs. Taken by men, women and machines over a 20-year period, it includes the first ever Earthrise seen by human beings. It continues at Breese Little in …

People Are Still Doing That?: Student Rickrolls Teacher With Physics Essay

This is the essay on Niels Bohr that 3rd period physics student Sairam Gudiseva turned into his teacher. As you can see highlighted in yellow unless …

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …