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How Fairphone–The World’s Most Ethical Cell Phone–Stays Good

The smartphone company is challenging the status quo by building phones differently.<p>On the fifth floor of a nondescript Amsterdam building lies Fairphone. It is the world’s first socially responsible and sustainable company to design, manufacture and sell mobile phones. Like most companies, …

Manufacturing

Fuel Up With Dessert! 7 Protein Ball Recipes

Some days, figuring out what you should eat before or after your workout can seem more taxing than making it to the gym! Keep things easy, and roll up one of these protein ball recipes ahead of time, so you grab them when you're on the go. The following recipes are sweet enough to feel like a treat …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

<b>Lay Workout Clothes By Your Bed</b><br>It's genius! You'll have your outfit already planned out as soon as you wake up. Lorna makes sure she does this so she can't talk herself out of her morning workout. "I have to do the walk of shame if I get up and I don't exercise," she says.<p><b>Become a Snacker</b><br>Peek …

Meizu's M1 Note is a dirt-cheap iPhone 5c on steroids

While many Chinese smartphone makers have recently stepped up their efforts in delivering more original designs, we can't say that's the case with Meizu's latest offering. In fact, we already knew the cheeky company was up to something when the Chinese media received an iPhone 5c chassis in their …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

Equations

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

Ocean's nasty plastic garbage is disappearing: What's going on?

Plastic seems to be disappearing from the world's oceans, and scientists are not sure why.<p>Exposure to waves and radiation from the sun can cause plastics to break down into micro-fragments, but scientists say those fragments are stable and durable enough to last for hundreds of thousands of …

Pollution

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

Designs for the Hanging of Things, Part 2: Coat Racks

<i>Previously: Part 1 - Hooks</i><p>Do you (or your interior design clients) want an easy way to hang up coats, scarves, bags, towels, aprons and more? Then …

Creative Kids' Beds are the Ultimate Playhouses

Bedtime just got a whole lot more exciting with these amazing kids' beds by the designers at the Belgian company Mathy by Bols. With unique designs such as a tent, caravan, and cabin, these beds are a perfect combination of sleeping quarters and playhouse that demonstrate Mathy by Bols' key words …

Kids

The Secrets of Effective Silhouette Photography

There is something about silhouettes that makes you want to rush out and create one yourself. They have that dramatic atmosphere that always keeps a …

Landscape Photography

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WATCH Bill Nye The Science Guy DESTROY Myths About Poverty, Foreign Aid

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” takes on the myth that we spend a quarter of the US Federal budget on foreign aid, and that more children die of natural …

Don't Ask Hillary Clinton About Abortion If You Can't Handle Her Answer

Abortion

About 15,000 Obamacare sign-ups didn't transmit, improvement seen: administration | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Around 15,000 enrollment forms filled out by people applying for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law were not transmitted properly to insurers, but the error rate plunged in recent weeks, the administration said on Saturday.<p>Cathey Park of …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

Artificial Intelligence

Only 4 Percent of the Lowest-Wage Workers Get Paid Family Leave: Could a New Law Change This?

“Our employees are like family.” It’s a sentiment employers often espouse—and some readers may dismiss it as a cliché: After all, many U.S. …

Why Soak Your Oats? What Our Ancestors Knew About Preparing Food

Traditional food preparation techniques do more than just preserve food. They remove natural toxins and increase nutrients, as well as the body’s …

Making Wooden Knobs on a Drill Press

Cast Your Own Concrete Charm<p>The Minimalist's Barstool<p>Restoring 20 Years Old Bench<p>PVC Class<p>I'm a fan of interesting/original knobs and this fits both …

Woodworking

Fold-Down Cutting Rack - Popular Woodworking Magazine

There was no room in my basement shop to cut full sheets of plywood. I always had to have the home center guy cut it down to size with his panel saw. …

Drilling pocket holes

Using Story Sticks to Build Furniture

Charles Harvey, of Berea, Ky., has created story sticks for more than 80 different chairs over the past 20 years. The stick at left contains all of …

Woodworking

Five Minute Guide: Glue-Ups

Asa Christiana and Ed Pirnik<p>No matter how much time a woodworker spends crafting raw wood into beautifully shaped furniture components, the final …

Woodworking