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Modern farmhouse on seven bucolic acres asks $3M

It's full of custom details<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>t</i><i>ipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Carversville, Pennsylvania<p><b>Price:</b> $2,985,000<p>This country house may look like it's …

In the rearview mirror: car designer warns on Google game changer

TOKYO (Reuters) - The days of cheap and cheerful cars like the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla may be numbered as technology firms Google and Apple muscle into the auto industry, and change the way people own and drive cars.<p>Ken Okuyama, high-end Japanese designer of the Ferrari F60 Enzo and Porsche …

Automotive Industry

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

Nine Tasting Menus You Can Actually Afford

<b>What it is:</b> A new modern Indian spot in Alphabet City by way of Melbourne.<p><b>The price:</b> $50 chef’s tasting (Note: the whole table must spring for it)<p><b>The</b> …

Steve Jobs Never Wrote Computer Code For Apple

"Steve didn't ever code," writes Wozniak. "He wasn't an engineer and he didn't do any original design, but he was technical enough to alter and change and add to other designs."<p>This is a characteristic that we see referenced time and time again in Walter Isaacson's biography on Jobs. He was …

Weeds warrant urgent conservation

Report finds that more than half of the wild relatives of 29 globally important crops are not adequately conserved in seed banks.<p>Faced with climate …

Auguste Rodin by Gertrude Käsebier - picture of the day

Patients should learn about secondary genetic risk factors, say recommendations

Imagine getting a chest X-ray to identify the cause of a serious cough. The radiologist finds a shadow that wasn’t causing the cough but could be a …

Synthetic vaccine could prevent future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease

Technique could be extended to human viruses and help with eradication of polio.<p>Virologists have devised a way to create an entirely synthetic …

Huge cancer study uncovers 74 genetic risk factors

But genetic tests of 200,000 people reveal no clear cause-and-effect.<p>One of the largest cancer genetics studies ever conducted adds a wealth of …

Gut-microbe swap helps mice shed weight

Bacteria transplant provides some of the benefits of gastric bypass surgery without the surgery.<p>Obese people considering gastric bypass surgery to …

Scientists map protein that creates antibiotic resistance

Molecule changes shape to help organisms kick drugs out of cells.<p>Japanese researchers have determined the detailed molecular structure of a protein …