Luis Macias

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Taking Green to a Whole New Level: Casa Veintiuno by Hernandez Silva

Central atriums featuring ponds and live trees are common in luxury office complexes — but you don’t often see one in a private home, as you see in …

How To Clean Your Arteries With One Simple Fruit

<i>The future of cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment will not be found in your medicine cabinet, rather in your kitchen cupboard or in your</i> …

Scientists revive giant Neanderthal virus entombed in ice

French scientists bring back to life a giant, still-infectuous virus lying dormant from the Siberian tundra for 30,000 years, raising fears that global warming could unleash other ancient viruses deadly to man.<p>French scientists have awakened a giant, Stone Age virus - the world’s biggest - locked …

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This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

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The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.<p>But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?<p>The science geeks over at the American Chemical Society made a little video that breaks down …

Hands on: iRobot’s new Scooba 450 cleans better, charges faster, speaks verbal cues

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: iRobot<p>Chances are you’ve heard of iRobot’s Roomba vacuum cleaning robots, thanks to some very effective (and highly …

Abengoa to build 110MW Chile CSP

The solar thermal tower – which will have 17.5 hours of molten-salts storage capability – will be sited in Chile’s sun-rich Atacama Desert, which has …

Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp

A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.<p>Agricultural hemp produces strong and decay-resistant fibers, a versatile oil, and requires little in the way of herbicides, since it outcompetes weeds. Hemp oil isn't widely used for cooking, though, partially because …

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

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38 Must Have Kitchen Items for Any Survivalist

Matches – If you don’t smoke, why on earth would you need matches? But if we’re going to learn to cook like granny, for most of you that would …

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Canada Blooms – Getting Selected

Well it’s the beginning of February and this signals the time when we start to pre-build some of our components for the upcoming Canada Blooms Flower …

O planeta Terra em 50 fotos

"O que é isso que lhe chamou tão repentinamente do nada para desfrutar por um breve tempo um espetáculo que permanece bastante indiferente a você? As …

By The Numbers: America's Best Value Destinations

For a domestic vacation that won't break the bank this year, check out these 50 affordable hidden gems. Hotel search trivago.com has compiled a list of the best value destinations on home turf for 2014. Based on the yearly average overnight price of a standard double room, combined with the …

Hempcrete, Made From Hemp, Used To Build Houses

Imagine you had a building material that was energy-efficient, non-toxic and resistant to mold, insects and fire. The material may even have a higher R-value, or thermal resistance, than concrete, a claim that is still being investigated. The only problem? The base of the Hempcrete creation is …

Korean Design Placed in a Contemporary Context: Ga On Jai Expo Town Project

A mixture of modern practical effectiveness and local traditional aesthetics are combined elegantly in a picturesque ‘’expo town’’ of GangNam, South …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

8 Technological Advancements Inspired By Books, Movies and Television

Remember in Iron Man where Tony Stark designed rockets in mid-air simply by waving his hands around and talking to that hilarious robot assistant of …

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