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Researchers Develop Transparent Solar Concentrator That Could Cover Windows, Electronics

Scientists at Michigan State University announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators.<p>This technology could mean that one day entire skyscrapers might be able to generate solar power …

33 Guys Answer: “What Can You Tell Women To Help Them Better Understand You?”

Found on AskReddit.<p>When we say nothing is wrong. Nothing is wrong, dammit! We’re not thinking about anything. You have to understand that sometimes …

How 3D-printing 10 buildings in a day could help China clean up mountains of waste

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Perhaps one of the reasons many think 3D printing is overhyped is that much of the attention has focused on printing things like human organs and guns. Meanwhile, the real innovation that will make manufacturing many orders of magnitude cheaper is a tad less sexy.<p>But a …

Engineering

Scientists figured out how shrooms open your mind

It’s one thing to say that psychedelic mushrooms "open your mind," but it’s another entirely to demonstrate its dream-like effects in a scientific study. Yet, that’s what one group of researchers appear to have achieved in a study published today in <i>Human Brain Mapping</i>.<p>In the experiment, researchers …

3D printed organs come a step closer

Australian and US scientists make major medical breakthrough in printing vascular network<p>For years, scientists have been able to “print” types of human tissue using a 3D printer, but in a significant leap forward by US and Australian researchers they can now make that tissue survive on its …

Princeton researchers use sunlight to convert CO2 more efficiently than plants do

Cutting back on greenhouse gases is only one part of the fight against climate change. The planet will also need to capture and store — or, better yet, capture and re-use — the gases already out there.<p>Now, new research from Princeton and a New Jersey-based startup has led to the most efficient way …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise Recipe

Check here for a full video walkthrough of the process.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 egg yolk (about 35 grams)1 teaspoon water (about 5 grams)1 …

Nutella Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Treat yourself to this rich and creamy pudding made of bittersweet chocolate and nutty hazelnut-chocolate spread.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, recipe developer, former bakery owner, and author of the new cookbook One Bowl Baking: Simple From Scratch Recipes for Delicious …

Ramen: The Ultimate Broke Food, and How to Make It at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: The next best thing to a SAD lamp this time of year? A</i> …

Food Preservation

Chewy Molasses Cookies

makes 2½ dozen<p>In this recipe, molasses keeps these cookies magically fresh and chewy for days.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>¾ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

Dessert

Graphene Violates The Laws Of Physics In A World-Changing Way

Fourier’s law is perhaps not something you learned in high school physics, but it defines your life to a surprising degree. Essentially, the ability …

XY Find It

The most stylish, convenient, and affordable way to keep track of all of your keys, pets, and things you love. XY is the stylish, affordable, and …

Crowd Funding

Jumbo Cutlery Drainer

The Jumbo Cutlery Drainer created by Peleg Design falls into the category of stuff you always wanted, but never knew. The plastic pachyderm is no …

Origami

Wallet TrackR

A tiny form factor called Wallet TrackR can now keep a watch on your important accessories magically, be it your wallet or even your phone. Any vital …

Crowd Funding

KeySmart – Compact Key Holder

KeySmart has revolutionized the way we carry keys. The unique an patented design shrinks your bulky key ring into an attractive, compact unit. Made …

Crowd Funding

Sweet Dreams Pillow Case Set

Heading towards your dreamland while you sleep now strikes from your pillows too as the Sweet Dreams Pillow Case Set steps in. 100% cotton pillow …

Crowd Funding

Wireless WiFi IP Baby Monitor Security Camera Audio Mic IR Night Vision Tilt cu1

<b>Ideal for:</b> Monitoring babies, kids, family, pets and many other situations from anywhere, anytime on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or PC <b>Adjustable good angle view:</b> Pan and tilt adjustment One-way audio: from the camera or to the camera <b>Easy to setup:</b> No network configuration is required, just …

Izon | Remote Room Monitor

IZON by Stem Innovation is a wi-fi video monitor that allows you to automatically watch, listen and record from any place in the world. All you need …

Motorola MBP26 Wireless 2.4 GHz Video Baby Monitor with 2.4" Color LCD Screen, Infrared Night Vision and Remote Camera Pan, Tilt and Zoom (Amazon.com Exclusive)

• Up to 520 foot range with out of range alert<br>• 2.4 Inch Color LCD monitor with infrared night vision<br>• Optical Pan and Tilt and LED sound level indicators …

Beep | Wirelessly Control Any Speaker

Beep breathes new life into old speakers. The sleek Wi-Fi enabled device connects to any stereo system or speaker, allowing you to stream music …

99 Interesting Quotes That Changed The World

1 of 101<p>Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. …

7 Bizarrely Interesting Cultural Practices Still Carried Out Today

From cutting off fingertips to living with the dead, humankind has come up with some incredibly strange cultural practices.<p>Image Source: The Daily …

Partially Banning Cars for a Day in Paris Actually Worked

Road traffic dropped by 18 percent, and PM-10 pollution dropped by 6 percent.<p>Back in March, air quality in Paris got so awful that the city took some drastic measures. With weather patterns keeping noxious particulate pollution close to the ground, the city made all public transportation free of …

World's smallest nanomotor can pump drugs into cells at 18,000 RPM

Scientists at the Cockrell School of Engineering in Texas have created a nanomotor less than one micrometer in diameter, smaller even than a cell. Powered by electric fields, it consists of a nanowire, magnet and electrode and can spin at a terrifying-sounding 18,000 RPM for over 15 hours (see …

Google shoves Apple aside to become the world\’s most valuable brand

54 years of space exploration: an updated map that you must see – Franck Marchis Blog

National Geographic asked 5W Infographics to update its 50 Years of Exploration graphic, a classic that I use often in my talks to illustrate our …