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Researchers invent paper that can be printed with light and reused 80 times

In an effort to fight the detrimental environmental impact of inkjet printing, researchers have invented a new type of “paper” that can be printed …

Paris’s Classy New Public Urinals Use Your Pee To Grow Flowers

But do not take time to stop and smell the roses.<p>Nocturnal urinators don’t just leave the unpleasant stench of pee in our streets. They also damage public infrastructure and leave behind a mess that’s surprisingly costly and labor intensive to clean up. Cities are working hard to find a fix: …

San Francisco

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Enchanting Trio of Treehouses Each Have a Uniquely Cozy Feel

Atlanta, Georgia-based environmentalist Peter Bahouth grew up having a treehouse and has fond memories of it. As an adult, he wanted to recreate this special place, so he partnered with local builder Nick Hobbs to design and construct his vision. Bahouth had previously purchased a lot of land next …

Treehouses

Filipe's Perfect Balance

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:FilipeLocation:São Paulo BrazilSquare Feet:613Division:InternationalWhat I Love About My Small Home:I love …

Easy Ways To Make Your Hallways Look Bigger & Brighter

Our hallways are one of the number one spots in our house that we tend to overlook. But, in fact, they’d also the number one spot that can absolutely …

Home Decorating

Koush’s new AllCast Receiver lets you stream media to any Android device

Koushik Dutta’s AllCast lets you stream media to several devices, including Chromecast, Apple TV, Fire TV, and Roku, but with the new AllCast Receiver companion app, compatibility extends to just about any Android device.<p>Installing AllCast Receiver on an Android device makes it visible in AllCast’s …

Google TV

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

How a water bottle gave birth to a whole new world of self-healing products

IBM's had a breakthrough in accelerated materials science and it's owed, in part, to a Dasani water bottle. It sounds simplistic, but the discovery of a new polymer that's not only super strong, but can also be made to be flexible <i>and</i> self-healing really was the happy accident of one researcher's …

Report finds appeals court judges violated conflict-of-interest laws in 26 cases

More than a dozen federal appeals court judges have violated federal conflict-of-interest laws over the past three years, throwing into doubt decisions in 26 cases, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.<p>The Center for Public Integrity, in a report being released Monday, found 24 cases in …

A physics lesson brought to you by a minivan and a balloon

It may look like kid's play, but this is really a fluid dynamics demonstration.<p>Once you hear the explanation, courtesy of the host of the YouTube series <i>Smarter Every Day</i>, the counterintuitive behavior of this balloon moving around in a minivan under acceleration and deceleration won't seem so …

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

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 …

Gojimo: How a 17 Year Old Turned His Revision into a $1m Opportunity

Getting students to revise for tests and exams can be a challenge at the best of times, but when George Burgess, founder of London-based Gojimo wanted to revise for his geography GCSE using his phone, he found the options a bit lacking.<p>Being a resourceful and driven student he decided he could …

LiveMinutes now lets teams collaborate on Evernote in real-time

LiveMinutes, the collaborative productivity service for enterprise, has rolled out a redesigned Web app featuring a new activity feed and Evernote integration that’s all about real-time.<p>The San Francisco-based company unveiled its platform last year, serving up a tool that lets companies create …

Apptimize lets your team do mobile A/B testing with just a couple clicks

Nancy Hua used to make millions of dollars a year as an algorithmic trader, she but left to start Apptimize, which she believes is the “larger opportunity.”<p>Apptimize helps companies perform mobile A/B testing for iOS and Android. Today it announced it has closed $2.1 million in seed funding and has …

Mendix, An App-Builder Platform For The Enterprise, Closes $25M Series B Led By Battery Ventures

Mendix, an app builder platform for the enterprise, has closed a $25 million Series B, led by Battery Ventures. Existing investor Prime Ventures also participated. Mendix raised a $13 million Series A back in 2011, according to CrunchBase. It was founded back in 2005.<p>Mendix’s platform aims to make …

Guy Continues to Photoshop Himself into Celebrity Photos

PeejeT (Patrick Thorendahl) is a pop culture enthusiast who makes his admiration for successful women and men clear by hilariously Photoshopping himself into celebrity photos. Since we first introduced his work almost eight months ago, the photo manipulator has continued to edit images of himself …

Lebron James

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Home Decorating

Native Android

Native Android Development: The Tools<p>For the Android platform, the Java language is used, along with the Eclipse integrated development environment …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Where's The Best Of What's New?

<b>We're still adapting our Best of What's New pages from prior to 2014--thanks for your patience!</b><p><b>Until then, take a look at our 2014 BOWN winners.</b>

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …