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DIY: How To Light Up Your Bike Wheels [Video]

Crafty, safe fun<p>As the winter months approach, darkness is falling earlier and earlier. Do not bike gently into that good night! By spending a few hours tinkering with LEDs, you can outfit your dull wheels with hypnotically glowing rings.<p>Some kits on the market use customizable circuit boards to …

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Cardboard + Smartphone = Sweet DIY Augmented Reality Goggles

Looking to get away to Paris this winter, but concerned about the cost? Worry not; for the price of a pair of lab safety goggles, a cardboard box and an HTC Magic (even better if the HTC magic comes in a large cardboard box), this DIY augmented reality headset can transport you anywhere in the …

The Week In Numbers: The Cost Of A DIY Spacesuit, The Calories In A Human Body, And More

<b>113:</b> the number of hand-held weapons used World War I and catalogued by this crowd-sourced project. The project is incomplete, so you can add arms if you know of them.<p><b>60 percent:</b> reduction in levels of the air pollutant nitrogen dioxide in the U.S. since 1980. The U.S. Environmental Protection …

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LadyBits

Popular Science Blogs<p>Breaking through barriers with savvy science and technology journalism. By Arikia Millikan<p>From Our Blogs: LadyBits<p>Misconceptions About Conception<p>Conception isn't easy. Here are five common myths about baby-making held by more than half of women.<p>From Our Blogs: LadyBits<p>If A Girl …

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These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

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Smoke vs. Snack: Why Edible Marijuana Is Stronger Than Smoking

Ever wondered why the effects of a pot brownie feel so much stronger than regular old smoking? Here’s the answer.<p>Eating marijuana tends to produce a …

Psychedelicatessen: BHO Barbeque Sauce

<i>Welcome to Psychedelicatessen, a weekly column exploring the world of cannabis cuisine, including recipes from the great chefs and ganjapreneurs who</i> …

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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