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'They are mine': Federer to fight Nike over iconic logo

When Roger Federer signed a lucrative deal with Uniqlo the tennis great walked away from long-term sponsors Nike, and his iconic ‘RF’ logo.<p>The rights …

Roger Federer

Bike Touring: The Bikepacking Gear to Ride Across France

This summer, my husband and I bikepacked more than 500 miles across France. Starting at the English Channel, we rolled down to the Mediterranean, carrying everything we needed on our bikes. The intoxicating landscapes, legendary climbs, and ancient chateaus—everything we’d seen in Tour de France …

Bikepacking

Russian artist paints magical fairytale artworks onto tree trunks

Although street art can be found in virtually any cityscape these days, Russian artist Eugenia Dudnikova is taking her art back to nature. The artist …

Art

Top Shots from the Tour de France: Pictures

17 Delicious Ways To Eat Toast For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

It's so much more than just toasted bread.<p>I love a good piece of toasty bread with butter, but when you put a topping like mushrooms, beans, or yes, avocado on it, it becomes an easy, inexpensive, yet elevated meal. Yes, meal! You can dress up toast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and the toppings …

Breakfast

Creative DIY: 22 Extraordinary Ways To Upcycle Things You Would Normally Throw Away

You have a lot of things around your house. Now that it’s that spring cleaning time, you might be considering throwing all those things away!<p>Don’t do …

DIY

Want to leave the world less cluttered? Then stop relying on recycling and do this instead

The following article, part of a content partnership between Stone Pier Press and Earth | Food | Life (EFL), a project of the Independent Media …

Pollution

Disposal Of Wind Turbines Proving To Be A Major Environmental Concern

8:14 PM 07/15/2018<p>Thousands of aging wind turbines will eventually need to be decommissioned, but the disposal of this “green” technology could prove …

Renewable Energy

These Photos From the Loveland Theme Park in South Korea Will Make You Blush

Jeju Loveland: A place in Korea where sex-themed art and eroticism meet. The Loveland Theme Park opened up in 2004 and boasts 140 works of art that may make you blush — but are undeniably interesting to look at. The park also runs sex-education films and has some interactive pieces as well. And of …

South Korea

The Towns of Santorini: The Complete Guide

The villages of Santorini are remarkably varied. Considering that this is an island of barely 28 square miles, with a population of about 15,500 …

European Travel

Incredible net-zero floating home cleans the water around it

What if a home could improve the environment around it? That’s the question architect Michelle Lanker of Lanker Design LLC and her husband Bill …

Habitats

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world...yet

Is it really almost here, or is it another promise that is perpetually just one more breakthrough away?<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of graphene, a form of carbon that could bring us bulletproof armor and space elevators, improve medicine, and make the internet run faster — some day. For the past 15 years, …

Graphene

What’s Really Happening to Tour de France Riders’ Legs

Because it looks crazy.<p>Last year, Bora-Hansgrohe rider Pawel Poljanski broke the Internet after Instagraming a photo of his “tired legs” following stage 16 of the Tour de France.<p>The sprawl of veins punching through his paper-thin skin looked like a host of spiders throwing a web-weaving rave. Heck, …

Tour de France

These beautiful desert biodomes will be 100% self-sustaining

In an effort to encourage ecotourism for the millions that visit the United Arab Emirates each year, the country has officially launched the Biodomes …

Waste Management

The Most Powerful Storm on Earth Is Bearing Down on Japan

I think it’s time to retire Maria as a name for any storm. The name has been wiped from the hurricane list in the Atlantic after Hurricane Maria …

Weather

The man who paves India's roads with old plastic

At 73, Dr Rajagopalan Vasudevan is roughly as old as the mass production of plastic. But that is not the reason why the chemistry professor has a soft spot for the much-maligned material.<p>“Plastic isn’t the problem,” the venerable scientist says in his office in the southern Indian city of Madurai. …

Pollution

This Artist Creates Remarkable 3-D Sketches of the World's Most Beautiful Landmarks

Even seasoned travelers haven’t seen famous landmarks like this before.<p>Italian artist Pietro Cataudella is offering a new perspective of iconic …

Italy

Flying car to make its debut at Farnborough International Airshow in UK

Later this month, the “world’s first flying car production model,” the PAL-V Liberty, will take flight at Farnborough International Airshow, taking …

Flying Car

The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming

As a ferocious hurricane bears down on South Florida, water managers desperately lower canals in anticipation of 4 feet of rain.<p>Everyone east of Dixie Highway is ordered evacuated, for fear of a menacing storm surge. Forecasters debate whether the storm will generate the 200 mph winds to achieve …

Climate Change

15 Remarkable Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

The amount of carbon dioxide we produce has become a big environmental issue. While the problem may seem too large to handle, it starts with each …

Carbon Emissions

Tito Tomasi's Summer Solstice Alpine Bikepacking Adventure

Wild crossing to celebrate the longest day of the year.<p>Summer Solstice is awesome! have fun<p>I have always had a special relationship with the …

Bikepacking

Touching Photos of Dogs With Their Favorite Things

Last year, I opened an old cardboard box to discover a long-forgotten stuffed monkey that once belonged to my childhood dog. Perry passed away more …

Skyscrapers could soon generate their own power, thanks to see-through solar cells

Lance Wheeler looks at glassy skyscrapers and sees untapped potential. Houses and office buildings, he says, account for 75% of electricity use in …

Clean Energy

Germany's Massive Nuclear Fusion Machine Just Smashed Another Plasma Record

Woohoo!<p>One of the world's leading plasma research facilities just broke a new record, showing we really are getting closer to the wonderful goal of …

Physics

The Coldest Temperature Ever Observed on Earth Is Bonkers

As one might expect, the desolate and remote East Antarctic Plateau is home to Earth’s coldest temperatures. What is surprising, however, is that …

Global Warming

Exploring LEGO® House (Home of the Brick) in Denmark

Hope everyone has enjoyed a beautiful Weekend, I guess as part of our routine we would surf on Netflix just to cool off the week by watching a movie …

Lego

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

Bryan Lewis Saunders<p>In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. …

Art

This Beautiful Golden Chamber Contains Water So Pure It Can Dissolve Metal

It can detect dying stars.<p>Hidden 1,000 metres (3,300 feet) under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's …

Physics

Wimbledon 2018: Deaf player Lee Duck-hee aiming to qualify

Imagine the "thwack" of the racquet hitting the ball, the line judge calling "out", the umpire declaring "deuce" and the crowd clapping and cheering.

Tennis

The Philippines envisions a green smart city to combat pollution in Manila

Traffic is an unpleasant facet of life in cities, but in Manila, the most densely populated city in the world, it’s a severe drain on the economy and …