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Take A Seat On The Ergonomically Correct Toilet Of The Future

Squatting while on the toilet is better for your health, but Western nations insist on sitting. Now a new toilet design reduces the risk of colon diseases, and could even tell you if you’re pregnant.<p>The average Western toilet looks pretty much like it did when indoor plumbing started to become …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data

DataViva, a project developed in part by Media Lab professor César Hidalgo, aims to make a wide swath of government economic data usable with a series of visualization apps.<p>In the four years since the U.S. government created data.gov, the first national repository for open data, more than 400,000 …

DARPA's map apps transforming battlefield operations

Geodata<p>The Defense research agency's new program provides digital imagery to troops on the ground and aims to build a library of apps that are simple …

Amazing, Cheap Gifts For Food People That Are Under $10 (GIFT GUIDE)

Can you feel the holiday gifting frenzy brewing around you? We sure can. Each year, we do our best to give our friends things we know they'll actually love. As it just so happens, most of our people are food people and we like to gift accordingly. Of course there are those closest to us who we want …

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3 tips for the home cook from Thomas Keller

Somehow it’s hard to imagine chef Thomas Keller heating up veggie burgers or tossing together a quick Friday-night supper for the kids. In case you …

Blue Sky Snow Globe Makes A Great Christmas Gift for Any Breaking Bad Fan

The Blue Sky Snow Globe makes the perfect gift for that Breaking Bad fan in your life! The worldwide Firebox exclusive item features Walt and Jesse’s …

After 2,500 Years, The Paper Airplane Goes Digital

Now on Kickstarter, a simple kit turns any paper airplane into something that can be remotely flown using your smartphone.<p>If it seems like kids have been flinging paper airplanes at each other since the beginning of time, you’re not far off: paper airplanes actually predate the Wright Brothers …