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This Skin-Brightening Serum Has Nearly 5,000 Five-Star Reviews on Amazon

The summer is the perfect time to take a break from makeup and show off your natural glow. Instead of highlighters and illuminators, all you really …

New paper batteries can be discarded with zero ecological impact

Forget lithium – this Barcelona-based company is creating batteries with paper. Fuelium is developing paper-based batteries designed for disposable …

Ikigai - Visualizing the Japanese Concept of Life's Purpose

Ikigai is a Japanese concept that explains how a person can enjoy life. To illustrate this concept, a 4-sided Venn diagram was created by Dan …

Ikigai

Scientists Discover 215 Miles Of Underwater Subterranean Caverns In Mexico With 12,000-Year-Old Artifacts

After 10 years of spectacularly difficult work, scientists working with the Great Maya Aquifer Project have just been rewarded with the discovery of …

Archaeology

Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find.<p>Which was how the Pentagon wanted it.<p>For years, the program investigated reports of unidentified flying objects, according …

National Security

Google caters to the DIY crowd with an AI camera kit for Raspberry Pi

Google created its AIY Projects initiative -- "artificial intelligence yourself" -- to encourage developers and DIY enthusiasts to learn about artificial intelligence. The first project in the series, the ready-to-assemble Raspberry Pi-based AIY Voice Kit, was based on a <i>project from MagPi magazine</i>. …

This solar hydropanel can pull 10 liters of drinking water per day out of the air

<b>SOURCE is a solar-powered and self-contained device capable of harvesting up to 10 liters of clean drinking water per day from the air.</b><p>By harvesting …

Sick of Feeling Full and Bloated? Make This Light, Detoxifying Soup ASAP

The day after an indulgent Thanksgiving weekend calls for a bona fide detox meal—and we're drooling over this turkey soup recipe from The Modern …

Cooking

This construction unfolds into a home in just hours, and only costs around $33,400

Designed by Renato Vidal and manufactured by Area Legno in Italy, this modular living unit can unfold into a fully functional home within six to …

Architecture

Can You Find the Perfectly-Camouflaged Snow Leopard Hidden On This Mountainside?

There’s a good reason it’s so difficult for photographers and film crews to capture the elusive snow leopard in the wild. The animal’s not only a …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Crispy Spiced Chickpeas

When it comes to snacks, crunchy and spicy are popular qualities. These baked chickpeas are both, plus they are healthy and easy to make. Just toss …

Foodies Say Pasta Water Is "Liquid Gold"—Here's How to Use It

Ever wondered why the pasta at your favorite Italian restaurant has a completely different flavor and texture to the one you make at home? Sure, the …

Cooking

Archaeologists Discover 3,500-Year-Old Carving So Detailed That It Could Rewrite Art History

In 2015 researchers from the University of Cincinnati uncovered a Bronze Age tomb in Pylos, in southwest Greece. It belonged to the so-called …

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How.

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Machine Learning

Tamped Earth Floors

<b>Unstabilized Earthen Floor Using Road Base</b> <br>by Frank Meyer<p>[Note: This technique by Frank Meyer is a alternate method for making earthen floors. Tamped …

How Sexy Is Too Sexy for Cosplay?

Sexy cosplayers have earned huge followings, but nerd establishment isn’t sure how to handle their popularity.<p>There was once a time when being nerdy was considered uncool. In case you haven't noticed, though, those days are long gone.<p>Look around any major fandom convention, and you'll see people …

Anime

Italian Pork Stew (Spezzatino di Maiale) Recipe

This Italian pork stew is so simple to prepare and very tasty! Your kitchen will smell so good! You can surprise your family for the weekend with …

Spices

WTF Is Up With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Supposedly Cure Everything?

Supposedly CBD oil, creams, capsules and even gummies can cure everything from anxiety and depression to cancer. But is it too good to be true?

Butterscotch-Apple Mini Pies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F with rack in lower third of oven. Line bottom of oven with aluminum foil or an oven liner. Lightly coat a …

Baking

A Smart Coffee Cup? It’s More Useful Than It Sounds

The Ammunition-designed mug lets you choose the exact temperature you’d like your coffee to remain for hours.<p>It’s a chilly Sunday morning. You pour yourself a cup of tea, curl up in a cozy blanket, grab a book, read a few pages, and take a sip only to find that it’s gone cold. This letdown is …

Coffee

3 Reasons This Marijuana Stock Has Gained $806 Million in Market Cap in Just 5 Weeks

It recently became the first pure-play cannabis grower to cross a $2 billion valuation.<p>While cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum have been all …

Photographer Exposes The ‘Truth’ Behind Professional Portraits, And It May Surprise You

We've all seen it when flipping through Instagram; those perfect, cinematic portraits of pregnant women in enchanted forests, happy couples lounging …

Photography

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

A new twist on direct mail generates significant results for Dermstore

Target Corp.-owned Dermstore has long worked with an array of digital marketing vendors to remarket to consumers who come to its site but don’t buy. …

Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorder

Scientists have grown a replacement, genetically modified skin to cover almost the entire body of a seven-year-old Syrian boy who was suffering from a devastating genetic disorder.<p>The treatment marks a rare and striking success for the field of regenerative medicine, which has been struggling to …

Genetics

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Wi-Fi

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

Quick Pineapple Pie Dessert (5-Minutes Recipe)

This is an easy and quick pineapple pie recipe that just takes around five minutes to make and just needs five ingredients. Rich, creamy, and fruity. …