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5 Brilliant Military Gadgets Designed by Students

The annual Soldier Design Competition features crazy military concepts of everything from exoboots to wearable batteries. Last month we covered the competition at West Point; this week, the cadets trekked up to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where they vied wi<p>The annual Soldier Design Competition …

Wearable Tech

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Growing food in population centres would increase yields, cut transport costs and overcome limited land area<p>Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Engineering

How plastic bottles could solve Africa's lighting issues

Despite all the advances in technology, the problem of lighting up rural Africa after darkness falls is still very real. It was this thought that …

The Universe Is Programmable. We Need an API for Everything

Think about it like this: In the Book of Genesis, God is the ultimate programmer, creating all of existence in a monster six-day hackathon.<p>Or, if you …

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Cristiano Ronaldo could seal immortality by leading Portugal to glory at 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil

Portuguese capped glorious year against Sweden to suggest he could lead the nation to success in Brazil<p>A good player can only hope to win a vital game with his talent. A great one can decide to. Zlatan Ibrahimovic raised <b>Sweden</b> to the cusp of <b>World Cup</b> qualification. <b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b> lifted <b>Portugal</b> …

Soccer

What Your Beer Choice Says About You

One of the true joys of life is kicking back with a cold beer and letting the worries of life melt away.<p>But before you drift off into the bliss of a …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe<p>• See more 'made …

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HAPPY Independence Day Belize! Today The Country JUMPS UP!

Okay…so none of you are actually awake yet. In fact, in Belize, September 20th is one of the biggest party nights of the year. And in San Pedro? …

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20 Red, White, and Blue Sweets and Treats

It’s almost Independence Day, and that means it’s almost time for 4th of July themed desserts. We’re excited to try out a lot of these red, white, and blue sweets and treats. (Here are the ones we tried last year.) You’ll notice strawberries and blueberries (in addition to a lot of food coloring!) …

Dessert

Small Animals See The World In Slow Motion

This is why it's so hard to catch a fly bare-handed.<p>Ever wonder how a fly or a chipmunk can evade your clumsy human grasp so easily? A new study published in Animal Behavior finds that, generally, the smaller the animal, the more information it can see in a small amount of time. That means certain …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

The Case Of The Girl Who Couldn't Feel Pain

A team of European researchers finds the genetic mutation responsible for a subject's inability to feel pain.<p>"Index Subject 1"—the anonymous girl or woman who participated in this new study—is unusual in a couple of ways. For one thing, she cannot feel pain. It's a dangerous condition for her. …

Touchscreens in Restaurants Make Customers Spend More

Servers, beware: According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, having touchscreen tablets on tables — an increasingly common phenomenon — has been reported to meaningfully increase customer ordering and spending. Looking at information from tablet company <b>Ziosk</b> and Tex-Mex chain <b>Chili's</b>, <i>Bloomberg</i> outlines just how the …

The Complete Beer Course

With the proliferation of fine craft beers in your local watering holes, it's become a great time to drink good brew — no more swilling watery, …

Flavors

Under Armour Speedform Running Shoes

With Under Armour Speedform Running Shoes ($120) you'll experience a level of comfort and fit that you've never had with another pair of running …

Shoes

Cold Bruer

Sipping on a cup of cold brewed coffee during the afternoon sure beats crushing a high fructose corn syrup soda, but it's usually a more expensive …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Wonders of the World

Wonders of the World

Antelope canyon, Arizona