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This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to celebrate, purchase, or...<p>Durable, low maintenance, and always beautiful, Western Red Cedar is showing up in exciting ways, …

Why Do People Do Yoga?

The truth is that the practice of yoga is not about changing the brain, body, headstands, or even about gaining greater happiness and joy. If it were, it'd be just like taking a spinning class or doing a set of lunges at the gym. Yoga aims toward transcendence of all those things.<p>After my last …

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Understanding the Real Source of Back Pain

Back pain, and everything it represents, is nothing more than the body telling the host that he or she cannot load the spine the way the spine was designed to load in the position of the "S" curve.<p><i>By Pete Egoscue</i><p>In the United States, back pain is one of the top complaints people bring to their …

7 Skin-Care Ingredients You Might Be Allergic To

Plus, how to deal if your skin freaks out<p>Ever used a new scrub or moisturizer—only to be left with red, itchy skin? The ingredients in your products could be to blame. "Most ingredients that exfoliate, cleanse, or strip the skin can be potentially irritating," says Ron Robinson, a cosmetic chemist …

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Cuba

Decades of limited development have protected reefs in Cuban waters.<p>Cuba has a secret: The country's thousands of miles of coral reef ecosystems …

Emerald Edge: Old Growth Forest Injects New Life into Conservation | Conservancy Talk

It can be hard to define what connects us to particular landscapes. We can be born in them, we can choose to make our homes in them, or we may just …

Virginia Wine Weekend: An Hour From Washington DC

The Piedmont of Virginia, which starts about an hour outside of Washington, D.C., is defined by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, which in the right light, actually do cast blue and even purple.<p>The Piedmont of Virginia, which starts about an hour outside of Washington, D.C., is defined by the …

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Road Trips for History Lovers: London to Bath

For a road trip that promises bags of gobsmacking cultural allure, it's hard to beat the route from Britain's capital, London, to one of the country's most idyllic cities, Bath.<p><b>For a road trip that promises bags of gobsmacking cultural allure, it's hard to beat the route from Britain's capital,</b> …

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Why can't we see the center of the Milky Way?

Over a century later, William Herschel created the first theoretical diagram of what the Milky Way (1785) looked like. In it, he described the shape …

These Sensational Space Images Are Among The Year's Best

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Bionic Eye Successfully Tested

After a successful three year trial, retinal implants might actually be hitting the market. These implants, when paired with a special pair of glasses, can give people blinded by retinitis pigmentosa the ability to see again. Retinitis Pigmentosa is an inherited, degenerative eye disease that can …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations At CES 2015

Once again, we scoured the edges of the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show looking for what we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>Those are the innovations that enter the market both better and cheaper than existing products or services, creating the greatest …

Atlantis Announces Funding For the World's Largest Tidal Energy Project in Scotland

The world’s largest tidal energy project just took a big step forward as Atlantis Resources announced it has finalized an $83 million funding package …

Home-Cooked Meals, Comfy Chairs and Netflix on Mars? It Could Happen

Space<p>There is no Ikea on Mars. There are no takeout joints or Internet cafes either. Getting to the Red Planet might be half the battle, but staying happy and comfortable there is also a serious challenge.<p>Earlier this week, NASA announced it was offering $5,000 for the best ideas on how to improve …

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Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

NASA wants to explore other planets with breadbox-sized satellites

Most CubeSats sent out to space by scientists and students end up orbiting the Earth -- that's pretty much their final destination. NASA, however, wants to use the diminutive satellites for missions that'll take them way beyond low-Earth orbit and right into another planet's atmosphere. Goddard …

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These Are The Surprising Jobs You'll Be Doing By The 2030s

As our technological and sociological realities change, so too do our jobs. But just what, exactly, will we be doing 15 years from now? Here are some …

23andMe Will Now Use Your DNA To Develop Drugs On Its Own

Drug developers are paying millions to tap into the massive pool of DNA owned by genetics-testing company 23andMe. Now 23andMe will use its own data to become a drug developer itself.<p>In a major strategic shift, the Mountain View, California, company said today that its database, which contains the …

Researchers Develop Transparent Solar Concentrator That Could Cover Windows, Electronics

Scientists at Michigan State University announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators.<p>This technology could mean that one day entire skyscrapers might be able to generate solar power …

This solar-powered airplane is about to take its first around-the-world flight

Bertrand Piccard had plenty of inspiration for building the world’s first solar airplane. Not only did he pilot the first around-the-world balloon flight in 1999, his father helped design the submarine that became the first to plunge undersea to hit the earth’s surface, and his grandfather rode the …

22 Places All Book Lovers Must Go

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Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

The Best Street Style from Tokyo Fashion Week

Street style cliques in New York, London, Milan, and Paris run the gamut, from the models off duty to the bloggers in freebies, and the editors who prowl the pavement between shows. But we dare you to find a place where people wear their sartorial heart on their sleeve more than Tokyo: Here is …

Japanese Street Fashion

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

3 Crazy Stretches That Will Help Improve Your Squat

You may want to perform these in the privacy of your own home<p>Squatting a heavy barbell takes a ton of strength in your quads and glutes, but that’s only the half of it.<p>“If you're not maintaining or improving your mobility in your joints while you're building up those muscles, your performance will …

Nanobots are going to be able to do mind-blowing things

Scientists are developing robots smaller than the width of a human hair with the idea they could be controlled on a molecular level — that’s …

The future for augmented humans: 'In five years you’ll see exoskeletons on the building site'

Visions of humans running around in exoskeletons able to move faster, jump higher and hit harder from films such as Tom Cruise’s Edge of Tomorrow are no longer science fiction but a hidden reality right now.<p>What started out as a military application helping soldiers carry large loads has spawned …

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