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Lkw rast in Weihnachtsmarkt - Polizei geht von Vorsatz aus

"Unsere Ermittler gehen davon aus, dass der Lkw vorsätzlich in die Menschenmenge gesteuert wurde": Die Polizei Berlin hat sich auf Twitter zu dem …

Hara Hachi Bu: The Okinawan's Secret to Longevity

Hara hachi bu (also commonly referred to as <i>hara hachi bun me</i>) is a Confucian teaching that advises people to eat only until they are approximately 80 …

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Bionic City on Flipboard

By Melissa Sterry | Biomimetics, Biotechnology & Biology for the Built Environment<p>Ying Wang's tea ceremony installation makes bioplastic using milk …

Life Hacks on Flipboard

By Cody L. | Life was meant to be hacked<p>​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap<p>No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but …

Articles about 8 striking designs wisconsin on Dwell.com - Dwell

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative...<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind …

Asia Report: Why India's Solar Market Looks Brighter in 2014

India's solar market is on track to be roughly the same in 2013 as it was in 2012, which is surprising given the ~20 percent overall growth projected …

SolarCity Launches Energy Storage for Business Using Tesla Battery Packs

SolarCity is getting into the commercial energy storage business by installing and financing batteries and smart software behind the meter.<p>That could …

What happens when the energy price falls to zero?

<i>Numerous studies tell us that 100% renewables is possible, and cost effective. But how to structure an energy market where there is no fuel cost?</i> …

Germany: A Clean Energy Success Story or Cautionary Tale?

Everyone agrees Germany is a renewable energy powerhouse. But not everyone agrees on how that’s benefited the country.<p>The web is littered with …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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3 Ideas To Save The Seafood Industry Of The Future

Without new ideas for how to run sustainable seafood businesses, overfishing could cause major stocks to collapse within decades. The Fish 2.0 conversation wants to keep your sushi coming.<p>In 2006, scientists made a dire prediction: the stock of almost all species of seafood would collapse by 2050. …

Photographer sends tiny versions of himself to prospective clients

Passing around business cards, cards, resumes, and elaborate social media stunts to find your next gig? You're being outdone by a Malmö, Sweden-based photographer, Jens Lennartsson, who created an army of miniature copies of himself to send to magazines and other firms that he thought might be able …

Underwater wi-fi given test run to create 'deep-sea internet'

<b>Researchers have tested an "underwater wi-fi" network in a lake in an attempt to make a "deep-sea internet".</b><p>The team, from the University of Buffalo, New York, said the technology could help detect tsunamis, offering more reliable warning systems.<p>They aim to create an agreed standard for underwater …

This Bug-Inspired Rescue Robot Can Bounce Off Walls And Keep Flying

Instead of being weighted down with expensive sensors, this little drone is based on resiliency: It hits an obstacle and moves on, unscathed.<p>Watch an insect fly around a room looking for a way out, and you’ll notice something interesting: No matter how many times it crashes into a wall or window, …

This Man Thinks He Can 3-D Print An Entire House

Scientists already are working on 3-D printing organs. If we can do that, a house should be easy.<p>While enthusiasts believe that there will eventually be a 3-D printer in every home, University of Southern California professor Berokh Khoshnevis has spent the last decade working on a far bigger …

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These Amazing Classic Books Are So Short You Have No Excuse Not To Read Them

As Books Editors, we set aside more designated reading time than most people do. Still, even we are daunted by copies of<p><i>The Goldfinch</i> looming on our desks. Once we embark on a bulky book, will we have time for anything else (including, but not limited to, reading other books)?<p>Sometimes, especially …

5 Surprising Books All Educators Should Read

The following is a list of books that have fundamentally changed the way I view education. They are not titles that will come up in a typical search of "books on education," -- some of them don't even mention education at all, and yet, they've undeniably shaped who I am and what I believe as an …