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Boeing Creates The World's Lightest Metal

Boeing files a lot of patents. From the filing for a force field to protect planes from blasts mid-air in 2012 to a laser-powered fusion engine earlier this year, these are all patents for potential uses of technology that may or may not become a commercial reality.<p>But earlier this week, Boeing …

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The Mystery of the Female Orgasm, Explained With Science

Love is awesome. Sex is awesome. And as we point out elsewhere on this web site, the titles of scientific studies about sex things are the awesomest …

The Sun-Blaster: How to Build a Powerful DIY 1000W-Equivalent LED Light for $40

Want a portable and powerful LED light for illuminating your shots? The “Sun-Blaster” is a 1000 watt equivalent LED flashlight that you can build …

DIY

6 Perfect Smoky Eye Looks for Your Eye Shape

The guessing game is O V E R.<p>Smoky eyes often look easily brushed on, but they aren't always the simplest looks to execute. How high are you supposed to blend the shadow? How many shades should you use to get notice-me dimension? What colors will perfectly accentuate your eyes?<p>Thanks to these …

Colossal Ancient Galaxies Died From the Inside Out

The largest ancient galaxies stopped forming stars in their cores about 3 billion years after the Big Bang, with this end of star birth spreading from the inside out in so-called "dead" galaxies, scientists say.<p>A new survey of 22 elliptical galaxies (most of which were the same size or larger than …

A Cheap Watch That Looks Expensive

Finding a truly polished-looking watch at an affordable price can be a real challenge—most affordable options lack heft or seem less than sophisticated.<p>Imagine our shock, then, at discovering a unbelievably chic watch that costs—wait for it—$45. That's right, you can actually own a great-looking …

Scientists Probe Puppy Love

It's a question that bedevils dog owners the world over: "Is she staring at me because she loves me? Or because she wants another biscuit?"<p>Research published Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i> suggests that love (or something close) could be behind that stare. The work shows that when dogs and their …

How To Build A Soft Robot Hand

Use it to wave hello or flip the bird<p>In the field of soft robotics, engineers use squishy materials to make robots durable, flexible, and safer to operate around humans. Now intrepid DIYers can also bring life to squishy machines: Last September, Harvard University published an open-access Soft …

The Philae Comet Lander Might Have Enough Power to Wake Up

In November, a spacecraft made a dramatic, first-ever landing on a comet—three times. After the Philae lander touched down on comet …

Converted Factory-Turned-Vertical Farm Will Grow 2 Million Pounds of Vegetables

The city of Newark, New Jersey will soon be home to the world's largest indoor vertical farm. A 69,000-square-foot building is currently under construction, and it will serve as the new global corporate headquarters for AeroFarms, an urban agricultural company. Having this facility means that …

Articles about smart interior update shows when gut renovation isnt necessary on Dwell.com - Dwell

An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>A design team builds a minimalist abode with curving interior walls on the site of 17th-century ruins …

Shoot Yourself Some New Furniture

Well, this is new. James Shaw recently created a gun that turns thermoplastics into colorful, playful furniture.<p>Based on the idea of sustainability, …

Furniture

This Beehive Design Produces Honey on Tap!

With industry endorsements like "F%#$ That's the Holy Grail of Beekeeping," you know these guys are onto something.<p>Stuart and Cedar Anderson are …

Beekeeping

Articles about eco friendly frame french countryside on Dwell.com - Dwell

A serene French country house expresses a reverence for wood.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived …

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Not Obliterate Humanity

It's not smart enough to turn sinister<p>Elon Musk is terrified of artificial intelligence (AI). The founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors predicts it’ll soon be "potentially more dangerous than nukes," and recently he gave $10 million toward research to "keep AI beneficial." Stephen Hawking has likewise …

How To Build A Hovercraft From Styrofoam Plates

Just in time for Marty McFly's arrival in the future<p>If you believe the old Hollywood prophecies, Marty McFly will be hopping out of Doc Brown’s DeLorean on October 21st. And when he gets to the future, he’ll need a hoverboard. You can do your part to prevent a time paradox--just slap together this …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Everything You Need To Know About Age Spots

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, explains how to prevent age spots.<p>Those brown patches on your skin are composed of a substance called Lipofuscin (age pigment). While you can cover them up, why not figure out why they are …

Wellness

Astronomers Catch Mysterious Radio Blast From the Distant Universe

Coming from far beyond the galaxy, an extremely energetic blast of radio waves has been snared by astronomers lying in wait. Lasting for just a few thousandths of a second, the burst is the first of an enigmatic class of objects to be observed in real-time, astronomers report today in the <i>Monthly</i> …

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Talking Bone Broth with Chef Marco Canora of NYC's Brodo

Maybe you've heard about it by now, but broth is well, <i>hot</i>, in every way. Since the Paleo diet has risen in popularity thanks, in part, to celebrity …

Food

Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on surface of Mars after 11 years

So near and yet so far. New images show that the UK’s Beagle 2 successfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2003 but failed to fully deploy its solar panels. Without these, it could not communicate with Earth and scientists lost contact.<p>The discovery images come from the HiRISE camera on Nasa’s …

Space Science

At last, NASA's spacecraft bound for Pluto starts collecting data

Let the data collection begin!<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has finally started the first science phase of its mission to get up close and personal with the dwarf planet Pluto.<p>The journey has been epic -- 9.5 years across more than 3 billion miles of space -- the longest distance to a primary …

Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond 4 of 9 'planetary boundaries'

At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a "safe operating space" for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science by 18 researchers trying to gauge the breaking points in the natural world.<p>The paper contends …

Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, and More Actresses Who Define Aging Gracefully

From Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow's Tracy Anderson-toned bodies, to Julia Roberts and Angelina Jolie's luminous complexions, these stars prove that age is just a number. Here, a look at 15 actresses who have been in the spotlight for decades—and look as if they haven't aged a day.

How Bread, Beer, And Soy Sauce Changed The Human Microbiome

Digesting yeast is no mean feat<p>Something funny happened when people began consuming beer and wine. That something funny—perhaps there are others, but we will not comment—was that the little critters that live inside healthy human guts seem to have adapted. Certain bacteria species that commonly …

Kill Dead Zones With This Small Box

DIY phone and internet service for rural areas<p>Problem<p>If you live in or near a city, it’s hard to imagine not finding a cell signal. Telecommunication companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on cell towers and bulky base stations. The trouble is, they’ll only install them in places where the …