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Organ wait list shortcut: Patients accepting kidneys, hearts infected with hepatitis C

David Blackshear was born with <b></b>only one kidney. But the 70-year-old Arizona man <b></b>didn’t seriously worry about it until this summer, when it began to fail.<p>His doctors told him he had a choice.<p>He could start dialysis, and wait up to five years for an organ transplant. Or he could take a shortcut: He …

News

10 Projects You Can Make with Scrap Wood

From every project I’ve ever made, I always have a small amount of left over lumber or scrap wood from cuts that needed to be make. I have a feeling …

Woodworking

Imagine Dragons Partners With ‘Angry Birds’ to Fight Pediatric Cancer (EXCLUSIVE)

“Angry Birds Match” has a new in-game event starting Wednesday, and the proceeds will benefit Imagine Dragons’ pediatric cancer non-profit …

Angry Birds

This driveable Bugatti Chiron is made out of 1 million Lego blocks

Unclear whether that includes a radio to blast some Ace Hood down the track.<p>Lego's Bugatti Chiron Technic kit is a stylish recreation of the sports car at ⅛ scale. But what about making one at 1:1 scale? The wholesome toy company teamed up with the automaker to create a life-size model of the …

Lego

The Chart, Version 1.0: Original Reasoning and Methodology

tl;dr: There are lots of reasons. Many are subjective. More data would make it better. I am not a media expert.<p>Since my News Quality graphic got …

Hard Cuts: 20 Best Fixed Blade Knives

Smith & Wesson SWHRT9B Fixed Blade<p>Simple and sleek in its construction, this might be the ultimate budget fixed-blade ever built. It features a …

The first human trials of this experimental, cancer-killing drug could change everything

Properly mixed, the medicine came out as a dark brown liquid. A nurse brought the intravenous bag to the side of a recliner, where a man with brain cancer sat. The nurse hung the plump bag on a stand and prepared the treatment for delivery. The moment had arrived for BXQ-350 to meet its first human …

Elise

Japanese Designer Turns Famous Logos Into Usable Items

Award-winning Japanese designer Taku Oomura has reimagined iconic company logos with a twist – with the magic of 3D printing, they have found …

Six media giants control 90 percent of the content we consume (infographic)

Are you in to independent films? You probably enjoy the Focus Features studio, which prides itself on its indie credentials. Focus Features is owned …

Insurers And Government Are Slow To Cover Expensive CAR-T Cancer Therapy

Patients whose blood cancers have failed to respond to repeated rounds of chemotherapy may be candidates for a new type of gene therapy that could send their cancers into remission for years. But the two approved therapies, with price tags of hundreds of thousands of dollars, have roiled the …

Nohla Therapeutics raises another $11M to support leukemia treatment trials

Seattle startup Nohla Therapeutics has reeled in another $11 million to further develop its leukemia treatment.<p>The spinout of Seattle’s Fred …

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Chair

Start relaxing at your happy place and make this folding version of the classic outdoor lounge chair in one day.<p>The chair? It’s an Adirondack chair, …

Joss Whedon’s Firefly set for a return to comic books courtesy of Boom! Studios

Joss Whedon’s beloved sci-fi saga <b>Firefly</b> is set for a return to the world of comic books courtesy of Boom! Studios, which has announced that it has …

Comic Books

31 Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space

Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or anything at all!) but make a huge improvement …

I'm Starting to Have Serious Doubts About Amazon Prime

My own personal Amazon Prime day is in two weeks. It’s not the day that Amazon puts a lot of random crap on sale. (That’s in approximately three …

4 reasons my love affair with Amazon is fizzling

Until recently, I was in a happy long-term relationship with Amazon.<p>We’ve officially been together for 14 years (I’ve been a customer since 2004) and were pretty much inseparable. We shopped for everything together. From toilet paper, to running shoes, to earbuds, Amazon was there to help me make …

These clever illustrations will make sure you never confuse similar-sounding words again

Bruce Worden is a scientific illustrator by day and a comic book creator by night. One of his projects, "Homophones, Weakly," is dedicated to visualizing "alike" words that we commonly get wrong.<p>INSIDER spoke to Worden about this punny project, which took five years to complete and comprises about …

Comic Books

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Architecture

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

These Cheap Paper Water Filters Remove Lead, Arsenic, and Bacteria

Just pour water through the Mesopaper and it does the rest.<p>On a visit to Bangladesh in 2011–where an estimated 20 million people are exposed to arsenic in local drinking water–scientist Liangjie Dong worked with a team to teach residents how to use a filtration system he designed that could make …

Raspberry Pi goes Android Auto: Now you can build your own cheap car head unit

Why buy a finished Android Auto head unit when you can hack one together with a Raspberry Pi 3?<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>A …

End of the World? Ultimate Doomsday Cabin in Alaska Seeks $159K

If you’re in the market for the perfect doomsday cabin in the woods, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better property than this fully stocked Alaskan home.<p>If you’re in the market for the perfect doomsday cabin in the woods, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better property than <b>Kevin Cross</b>’ lakefront …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

Innovation<p>New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by …

Dentistry

When a high school student denied raping this girl at a party, she shared screenshots of their conversations

While we’ve all been preoccupied with high profile sexual assault allegations and the #MeToo movement, the story of a teenage girl, Lauren Atkin, who …

Disney Illustrator’s Adorable Mash-Up Imagines ‘Star Wars’ as ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Comics

For over 16 years, Brian Kesinger has worked as an artist for Walt Disney Studios and delighted countless people from around the world with the films he has helped produce. On his downtime, Kesinger keeps drawing, and his adorable mashup illustrations have attracted their own set of fans. Combining</i> …

Build a DIY Thermocam

The basic idea of my low-cost thermal imager started with my physics class in 2010. Our teacher bought a single-point infrared thermometer, also called a pyrometer, and asked if anyone wanted to use it for a science competition later that year. A friend and I came up with the idea of creating a …

Open Source Software

Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for another deadly cancer

By Laurie McGinley<p>Laurie McGinley<p>Reporter covering health and medicine<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved a second version of a groundbreaking treatment Wednesday that genetically alters patients' cells to attack cancer — this time, to fight aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma.<p>The …

Cancer

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …