Michelle

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Amazing Friendship Between a Bear, Lion, and Tiger Who All Live Peacefully Together

Lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) are not known for being the closest of friends, but the trio known as the BLT is the exception to that rule, being the only bear, lion, and tiger in the world who live in the same enclosure. Baloo the American Black Bear, Leo the African Lion, and Shere Khan the …

Your Computer Downtime Could Help Crack the Alzheimer's Code

George Mason University researchers create a distributed computing project to unravel the mysteries of the disease.<p>Researchers at George Mason University have created a tool that allows anyone to donate their computer downtime to Alzheimer’s research, enlisting the public’s help in studying the …

Solar Lamps Double As Cute Robotic Pets

The Species of Illumination lamps (that’s Darwin and Wallace to you) can autonomously provide light in a dark room.<p>“As Plato said, ‘You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.'” That’s designer Bob de Graaf talking, and he has thought up a lamp that our …

#Love: When Mothers Text

<i>Editor’s Note: Fara Warner is the editorial director of Aol Tech, overseeing editorial teams on TechCrunch, Engadget, Joystiq and TUAW. She also heads up editorial for Aol’s newest platform This Built America. (www.thisbuiltamerica.com). She has worked at the Wall Street Journal and Fast Company,</i> …

Awesome Dad Builds Backyard Roller Coaster for His Two Kids

Someone give this man an award! Father of two, Will Pemble should be named “DIY Dad of the Year” for his 180-foot long, 10-foot high fully functioning roller coaster that he built in his San Francisco backyard for his kids. After returning back home from a family trip to Six Flags Great Adventure …

Mihealth Blood Glucose System by Tom Hudson

<b>Mihealth Blood Glucose System</b> is a wireless medical device that allows you to measure and record your blood sugar level, fast and easy. The portable …

Amazing Spokeless Bike Design Folds Up Like an Umbrella

In smaller living spaces, bike storage can be a tricky thing to figure out. A cumbersome bicycle is great for transportation needs, but it takes up a lot of room inside a home. For those who live in an apartment, the vehicle generally ends up parked right beside the living room couch or hanging on …

Living Rooms

Exquisite Illustrations by Chris Stevens

Yet another week has ended, and to kickstart the weekend the right way, nothing better than an awesome set of illustrations, like these by American …

Google Glass Meets Cyberpunk Light Therapy

Trick your brain into thinking it’s summer: Light Therapy Glasses take on seasonal affective disorder.<p>Do you feel sadder, fatter, or sleepier in fall and winter? You’re not alone. As many as 10 million people in the United States alone suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). A new wearable …

Put a Ring On It: Nod Gesture Control Ring

Nod Labs envisions we’ll soon be interacting with our smart televisions, set top boxes, home appliances, connected lighting systems, and just about …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

Lightweight Tools of the Future: CarbonLite's Carbon Fiber Wrenches

When I think of carbon fiber, I think of its automotive applications, like F1 guys making monocoques out of the stuff. But it never occurred to me …

DuckDuckGo: The privacy search ruffling Google's feathers

Gabriel Weinberg, the search engine's founder, says it has tapped into a growing desire not to be tracked<p>It takes a certain degree of bravery for one man to go up against Google in anything - but taking the technology giant on web search? Some might regard that as just plain foolish.<p>After all, this …

Dear Pregnant Celebrity: What to Eat for the Next 9 Months

Are you famous? Are you pregnant? Then we've got the slideshow for you! Here are 8 recipes you should cook and eat over the next several months<p>Man, it seems like every day we keep fielding calls from pregnant celebrities begging us for advice on what they should eat to ensure their little ones' …

Plank position for beginners

We all know plank position is good for us. But. Um. What if you lack the core strength needed to suck in the gut and engage the back, glutes and quad muscles — all while balancing between your toes and elbows?<p>Answer: You slowly and carefully work your way up to it, says fitness expert Tosca Reno, …

How the last members of a species were stuffed, archived, and forgotten

When an entire species dies out there is, inevitably, mathematically, a last one. Over at the <i>Krulwich Wonders</i> blog on NPR, the host of <i>Radio Lab,</i> Robert Krulwich, examines three stories of the final, solitary living example of an extinct species. The very last auk, passenger pigeon, and Tasmanian …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Ancient mammoth tusk offers gateway to Seattle's history

SEATTLE — A backhoe, an apprentice plumber and a 20,000-year-old piece of ivory (give or take a few millenniums) have brought out Puget Sound's inner paleontologist.<p>Last week a Columbian mammoth tusk was discovered in the foundation of an apartment building under construction in the South Lake …

Puget Sound

31 Impossibly Fun Wedding Ideas

Add a touch of ~pizzazz~ to your special day.