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This battery won't explode even when cut or punctured

Mike Zimmerman, a Tufts University professor, has invented a battery that won’t explode and set your car on fire when you cut or puncture it. He showed off his invention in a new NOVA documentary, which was recently aired on PBS.<p>Unlike conventional lithium-ion batteries found in our smartphones, …

Clean Energy

Watch the Lexus NX Ride on Ice Wheels (W/Video)

A good excuse to deep-freeze a vehicle.<p>When you think of driving on ice, what most often comes to mind is driving on an ice-covered road, surrounded by snowy banks. For Lexus, they took this thought a step further and carved a set of working wheels and tires out of ice.<p>To help with this project, …

Automotive Design

Sarah McDaniel Shows Off Her Mutation For C

Mutation is such a nasty word. Unless there’s turtles involved. Or Sarah McDaniel. The stunning brunette from the USA makes genetic imperfection …

Turtles

America's Most Stunning Waterfalls

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Mighty and majestic, waterfalls are one of nature's most incredible and dramatic features. Though they can easily be found in many locations across the country, the most awe-inspiring waterfalls have become destinations in their own right. From a surging water wall to an indoor …

United States

Elena Shumilova Shares Her Secrets on How to Photograph Kids

By now, you've probably heard of Elena Shumilova. She is the talented mother who takes heartwarming photos of her sons in the Russian countryside. Her images were shared around the web, garnering over 60 million views. We're excited to report that Shumilova just had another baby boy, her third son, …

Farm Animals

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Thomas Edison

Mt. Rainier National Park readies for a wildflower spectacle

Right now, Mt. Rainier is snoozing under a thin blanket of snow that probably won't be gone until after summer officially arrives. But as it melts, it's setting the stage for a short but spectacular show.<p>Beginning in mid- to late July, wildflowers burst forth with such abandon that the cruelty of …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Sleep

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12 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Gift Wrap

Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.<p>Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.

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How To Meditate (Even If You're Really Impatient)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Odds are good that you’re one of the 90.6 percent of Americans that have not meditated in the past 12 months. Despite its many proven benefits, meditation is easy to brush off -- who really wants to spend time om-ing when they could be tackling a to-do list? Plus, …

Zen Bedrooms That Invite Serenity Into Your Life

We often hear about <b>Zen in interior design</b> and the concept always makes us think about the overall feeling of calm, tranquility and relaxation but we …

Interior Design

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Landscaping

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Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Duma, Rider, Dual

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

Chocolate Cream Puff Swans - How to Make Swan Cream Puffs for Mother's Day

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Travel

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Exercise

Rock Climbing Building Blends in Naturally with Environment

Sensing the potential for a climbing community in Polur, Iran, New Wave Architecture designed this new rock climbing hall that mimics the surrounding, rocky landscape of Mazadaran. Equipped with a dynamic climbing hall, temporary accommodation zone, fitness gym and maintenance areas, the building's …

Architecture

Inside a Stylish 295-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio

Even a shoebox deserves eye-popping style.<p>Even a shoebox deserves eye-popping style. Nick Olsen broke all the rules when decorating this tiny studio apartment. Read the interview with the designer here.

Interior Design

Winter Wedding Photography Tips

When I saw the headlights of a wedding car shining through the thick winter fog the other day, I knew the appointed photographer for that wedding …

Clean Up Your Gear To Make It Last

<i>Don’t forget to keep your high-tech running apparel clean and fresh.</i><p>You take such good care of your gear and your body, maybe now is the time to …

Magical Close-Up Photos of Snowflakes in an Assortment of Shapes and Sizes

Nothing quite compares with a pouring of fresh snow to make for picturesque scenes during the onset of winter. It is always a beautiful sight to …

Setup

Best Fall Foods for Runners

For top performance, fuel up with fall's superfoods.<p><b>Apples</b><br>They're high in cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. A Japanese study found apples also contain an antioxidant that may protect against muscle injuries–particularly those caused by downhill running.<b><br>Fuel up:</b> Try an easy apple compote (see …

Nutrition

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(Images) 43 Of The Most Popular Motivation Picture Quotes

<i>Motivation Quotes</i> are an essential to feed your daily need for inspiration. They inspire us to be greater than we are right now, to push through the …

Motivation

Changes to Stride, Surface and Form to Avoid Injury

Simple adjustments to your routes, form, and mileage can help sidestep injury.<p>Running may be the quickest, the most invigorating, and for many, the most enjoyable way to get and stay fit. So it is doubly frustrating when you’re sidelined by aches, pains, or, worse, injuries. Easing up—on surfaces, …

Running

The Choco-Tomato Paradox

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, almonds, coconut, coffee, chocolate, marshmallows, chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, poultry spices, sushi seasonings, salad vegetables, chocolate.<p>Okay, what doesn't belong in this picture?<p>The gauge that demarcates what can and cannot reasonably …

Chocolate

A Puppy & A Kitten Have Safe Adventures With Ordinary Household Items in Photo Series

With photographer Miro Minarovic and art director Jiri Horut, Marek Farkas of Czech Republic created the “Life is Adventure” project as a creative …