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9-Year-Old Activist Spends Her Free Time Building Small Shelters for the Homeless

A 9-year-old girl named Hailey Ford is working to build environmentally friendly small homes for an amazing cause. After meeting a homeless man named Edward in her hometown of Bremerton, Washington, Hailey and her mother decided to buy him a sandwich. For the young girl, this was not enough. She …

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The Simple Trick to Take 85 Seconds Off Your 5K Time

All you need is some ice, and a will to endure the cold<p>If you log hours on the road and track so you can slash a handful of seconds off of your race times, there's a simpler way.<p>Researchers in the U.K. recently discovered that the secret to speed is to treat your legs like you treat your favorite …

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Ecoliv modular homes have a long list of sustainable features that go beyond the factory

Ask any modular builder in America about sustainability and they will say "we're green, we build in the factory where there is less waste and higher …

Big, curvy, and beautiful: the next generation of monitors is coming

Nvidia's tagline for the new GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card is "Play The Future." As far as Nvidia is concerned, the future can never get here fast enough, mostly because its demands for more pixels and graphical power are what keeps the GPU maker in business. That's why Nvidia is pushing 4K …

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DIY Shed Building Tips

Must-read pro advice on everything from floors to roofs, windows and doors—plus, how to save time and money on your shed.<p>In most cases, a shed …

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Best Hotel Interior Design Zoku Brings images on Designspiration

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The Dark Web may be smaller, pervier than previously thought

Last week, two hackers unleashed an automated scanning tool on the the internet's deepest layers, known as the Dark Web. This digital underworld is accessible only through the Tor Network and trafficked largely by hackers and criminals looking to avoid the gaze of law enforcement. Hackers Alejandro …

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Jaws, 40 years on: ‘One of the truly great and lasting classics of American cinema’

First things first; <i>Jaws</i> is not about a shark. It may have a shark in it – and indeed all over the poster, the soundtrack album, the paperback jacket and so on. It may have scared a generation of cinemagoers out of the water for fear of being bitten in half by the “teeth of the sea”. But the …

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Let’s go to … Perth, Scotland

<b>Why go now?</b><p>Running until 31 May, <b>Perth Festival of the Arts</b> features art trails, pop-up opera and ceilidhs, plus big names such as the Proclaimers, Jools Holland and King Creosote.<p><b>What else is there to do?</b><p>Take a tour of <b>Inveralmond Brewery</b>, visit the <b>Fergusson Gallery</b> in an old water tower to see work …

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How MAD Architects Is Draping This Roof Like Fabric

It isn’t expensive, but it isn’t easy, either.<p>MAD Architects is known for bold formal experiments, where curves and pyramids collide. So leave it to MAD to design one the most audacious kindergartens ever imagined. The Clover House, in Okazaki, Japan, just broke ground, and it transforms a post-war …

Phree Stylus Makes the World Your Paper, and Your Phone a Notepad

It's nice that we have our phones and tablets everywhere we go but trying to draw on the screen or write notes on a document is a pain, since your finger is too big and the screens weren't really designed to be written on. Phree is a new gadget that takes a different approach, somewhere between a …

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