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Tiny Ozobot Gets Kids into Block-based Programming | Test Drive

<b>Worcester students work with Ozobot.</b><p>Whoa! This robot is small! That was my reaction when I opened the package containing my Ozobot Bit and Ozobot …

5 ways to make your apartment naturally gorgeous with geodes

Now you can say your place literally rocks.<p>Agate, geodes and gemstones are a great way to add a pop of color and natural texture without busting out …

6 Myths About The US Constitution Too Many People Believe

Every four years, like clockwork, everyone from that Facebook friend you thankfully haven't seen since high school ("Guns! GUNS!!") to your liberal …

Judge Dredd

14 Interior Design Trends To Watch For In 2016

We talked about what home decor trends we were ready to part with in 2015, so we thought we would chat a little about some trends we predict to be wildly popular in 2016. Here we go!<p><b>1. CUSTOM TILES</b><p>We shared our love for patterned tile with you before, and shared some beautiful inspiration. They …

No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat

• Home<br>• ><br>• Camping<br>• ><br>• No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat<p>posted 1 year …

Backpacking

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos21 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Fitness

Energy-efficient Bert's Box is a prefab luxury home that pops up in just one day

1/15<p>berts box<p>Portable prefab homes are quickly becoming the fashionable solution to dwindling city real estate and rising house prices. The Bert & …

Houses

Scientists are looking at riskier ways to reverse climate change

Our planet is heating up. There’s mostly consensus on what’s causing global warming (we are), as well as how quickly we need to work to slow it down (very quickly).<p>Now many climate scientists are coming together around a common goal: keep the planet from heating up more than two degrees Celsius. …

The Ultimate Portable Woodburning Stove

Anevay, a camping product company based in England, started with a humanitarian mission: its woodburning stove was initially deployed to disaster zones. After word got out about how well the product performed, Anevay put the Frontier Stove on the consumer market. Now it’s re-engineered the design …

There will be a very rare astronomical event this weekend

The moon will turn red, which is normal for a lunar eclipse, but this rare event will be bigger and brighter than those of the past few decades. That's because the lunar eclipse will coincide with a supermoon.<p>NASA made a great video explanation for what makes this astronomical event, which labeled …

Astronomy

What Makes a Man Realize 'This Is the Person I Want to Marry'

<i>By Scott Christian, Glamour</i><p><i>(Illustration: Samantha Hahn)</i><p>Not all guys love sports, but when it comes to marriage, many of us unknowingly approach it with a sports mentality. If there's one thing we've learned over the years--either from our jock days or watching too many movies that end with the …

7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

Alibaba now worth more than Wal-Mart

When stocks were tumbling a few weeks ago, some experts declared that Alibaba's initial public offering on September 19 might just have been the top for the bull market.<p>So much for that.<p>Stocks have roared back to life on the back of solid earnings reports. The Dow & S&P 500 both hit all-time …

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Elon Musk has met a technology he doesn't like.<p>Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.<p>Elon Musk<p>He told an audience at MIT on Friday that "we should be very careful about …

Citing U.S. values, Yellen says troubled by rise in economic inequality | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday said the growth of economic inequality in the United States was not in keeping with American values and she hinted at a range of steps that could address it.<p>With global stock markets rebounding after frenzied selling, Yellen did not …

Scientists call on public to help solve mystery of starlings' aerial displays

Do starlings flock together to keep warm, for safety or to share roosting tips? A Society of Biology murmuration survey hopes to find the answer and help stem their decline<p>Starling murmuration season - readers’ pictures<p>Every autumn and winter, thousands of starlings pack close together and swirl …

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting In The Home Buying Process

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of putting your keys in the door at the end of the long day and knowing that the property belongs to you. …

Transforming trash to treasure, will change your life forever.

Transforming trash to treasure will change your life forever<p>De-nail, sort, pack, and transport.<p>Clean, scrape, sand, Re-use,<p>wood, windows, doors, and …

More than Dangerous: Naomi Klein takes on climate deniers

The disturbing implications of climate change are rarely taken to their logical conclusions in public discussion.<p>Scientists who spend their careers …

The 100-Year Storm

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><i>Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Here, ASC volunteer Morgan Cardiff shows us the wonders and challenges of life on the American Prairie Reserve</i>, <i>where he collected</i> …

Weather

Scary Times Call For a Great President: Paul Krugman's Defense of Obama

In these last few weeks, there has been a cacophony of Obama-bashing from Republican political candidates. And, after tens of millions of dollars in television ads, the polls have not been favorable. The media and the pundits have piled on too.<p>The Republicans hope to defeat local Democratic …

Russia's Ukraine Trump Card Is Coming Into Play

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel spearheads a push for peace in Ukraine, reports of reduced natural gas flows to Central Europe indicate that Russian President Vladimir Putin isn't ready to deal, experts say.<p>With storage facilities nearly full across Western Europe, the European Union's major …

Europe

America's Rooftop Solar Panels Are Probably Facing The Wrong Direction

But they make more money this way.<p>The direction of your rooftop solar panels benefits your wallet more than the environment, according to multiple energy officials interviewed by The New York Times.<p>Virtually all homes point their solar panels south, where they can best capture rays from the sun …

Dallas Ebola patient in critical condition being treated with experimental drug

Thomas Duncan, whose condition worsened over the weekend, is receiving brincidofovir after requests from doctors in Dallas<p>Ebola isn’t the big one. So what is? And are we ready for it? 10 basic Ebola questions you were afraid to ask<p>The first man diagnosed with Ebola in the US is begin treated with …

The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

Use this cleaning checklist to kill all the germs in your cooking zone.<p>Think your kitchen is squeaky clean? Not so fast. "Moisture and food particles make it the perfect environment for growing germs that can make you sick," says Kelly A. Reynolds, PhD, an environmental microbiologist at the …