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Salt water-powered electric car approved for roads in Europe

<b>News:</b> a company that claims to have developed the first electric car powered by salt water says the vehicle has now been approved for testing on …

Texas proposes rewriting school text books to deny manmade climate change

Analysis of proposed 6th grade texts show they falsely claim scientific disagreement about global warming<p>Texas has proposed re-writing school text books to incorporate passages denying the existence of climate change and promoting the discredited views of an ultra-conservative think tank.<p>The …

Stunning Wood Furniture Looks Like Its Tied in a Knot

Artisan Kino Guerin makes sturdy wood look as though it's as easy to tie as string. The beautifully-crafted furniture is a family affair – his wife, Elyse, sometimes helps in the fabrication of tables, shelving, and more. Guerin uses a variety of woods like walnut, zebrawood, and Wenge veneers, …

Furniture

India's Smog Destroyed Enough Crops In A Year To Feed 94 Million People: Study

India's smog problem could be preventing tens of millions of the country's poorest people from getting the food they desperately need.<p>According to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, ground-level ozone, the main component of smog, damages about 6.7 million tons of …

Unique polymer soaks up CO2

Hydrogen may hold promise as an alternative to fossil fuels, but there's still a huge petrol-producing infrastructure in place, and not many service …

4 Innovative Ways to Tie a Chic Summer Sarong

Your step-by-step guide to tying a summer scarf.<p>Your step-by-step guide to tying a summer scarf. Plus, 7 fresh ways to tie a scarf.

Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe

Changing Planet<p>Lake Maggiore in Italy is an example of a lake already feeling the effects of climate change. In the 1990s, the population of coldwater fish species such as trout and whitefish declined dramatically. Photo Credit: mbdortmund, Wikimedia Commons.<p>For perspective on how climate change is …

Why The Best SPFs Come From Asia

Korean women have an extreme relationship with the sun — taught to avoid it at all costs — that shimmering ball of death in the sky. An entire …

Skin Care

16 Natural Sunscreens Our Editors Love

Our 16 favorite silky formulas make pasty-white-sunscreen-noses a thing of the past.<p>If you've decided to quit chemical sunscreens—either because your skin was irritated or you read too much about their potentially harmful effects—then your only other choice is a formula spiked with zinc oxide …

Jamaican Beauty Secrets I Learned From My Grandma

The island of Jamaica is known for its beauty: tropical beaches, gorgeous people, and its lush, relaxing resorts. But, did you know it’s home to some …

Here's the Sicily you haven't seen (but really should)

As our car hurtled over a dirt road along a coastline rugged with limestone, jagged with mountains and spotted by mahogany-brown cows, I felt glad I was with a local.<p>Erice overlooks the coast town of Trapani. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)<p>Not just because my friend knew, like any born-and-bred …

Italy

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

Here's the incredibly yummy recipe:<p><b>INGREDIENTS:</b> <br>2 avocados<br>3 limes<br>3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk<br>3/4 cup reduced-fat milk<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS:</b> <br>1. Pit and peel the avocados. Add them to the blender, with the milk.<br>2. Zest 2 of the limes into the blender.<br>3. Juice all 3 of the limes.<br>4. Blend.<br>5. Spread the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

This Hot Resto's Secret Ingredient Is No Joke

"Much as I love craft beer, PBR is one of those beers that actually tastes like beer," said chef Steve McHugh. "And it's the beer I used to steal …

The 1-Month Bridal Bootcamp Workout

You don't have to be engaged to reap the benefits<p>We tapped Danielle Hopkins, Equinox Instructor and Group Fitness Manager, for her no-fail, month-long full body bootcamp, designed for brides-to-be, their well-dressed guests or anyone looking to amp it up before a big event this summer. Here, her …

Deskercise! 33 Secret Ways To Work Out — At Work

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p>Remember the days when “work” meant manual labor with a side of blood, sweat, and tears? Neither do we. These days, it …

The Best Global Shopping Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

Anthropologie's buyer-at-large and former star of Man Shops Globe, Keith Johnson, shares his favorite world markets.<p>It's no secret we love to shop at <i>BAZAAR</i>. That combined with an overwhelming sense of wanderlust as of late (summer is just around the corner, after all), we're looking to make a …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

40 Magical Drugstore Beauty Buys

We all love a good splurge on beauty products. But as excited as we get over luxury foundations, there are just as many (if not more!) instances when …

7 DIY face masks for healthy, gorgeous spring skin

Winter weather isn’t kind to skin. Snow and hail lash into sensitive cheeks and foreheads, cold winds chafe at us, and indoor heating systems leave …

Skin Care

New Super-Strong, Self-Healing, Infinitely Recyclable Polymers Will Change How We Make Things

Recycling valuable chip components inside our electronics could suddenly become a lot more doable–and that’s just the beginning.<p>It’s nearly impossible to go through a day without encountering polymers–molecules that play a part in paint, plastic, food packaging, car and plane parts, clothes, cell …

Abs Exercises - Best Abdominal Workouts

High CO2 Makes Crops Less Nutritious

Climate change could increase deficiencies in zinc and iron, new study suggests.<p><b>This story is part of National Geographic's special eight-month Future of Food series.</b><p><b>Crops grown in the high-CO2 atmosphere of the future could be significantly less nutritious, a new study published today in Nature</b> …

Indian Man Single-Handedly Plants 1,360 Acre Forest

Deforestation and desertification are critical problems in India that have led to barren land, increased soil erosion, decreased agricultural …

Irish-Coffee Cupcakes That Are So Delish — Lucky You!

Photo: Courtesy of Prohibition Bakery.<p>Time to get your shamrock on — St. Patrick's Day celebrations are upon us. And, while we applaud those of you …

DIY Lighting Project: How To Make a Swing Arm Wall Sconce

I'm a big fan of DIY lighting projects— once you get the basics down, an entire world of lamps, sconces and pendants open up to you. Here's …

Threading

Window Socket: Portable Solar-Powered Outlet Sticks to Windows, Charges Small Electronics

The Window Socket is an idea so fabulously simple, it’s slightly amazing that we haven’t seen one before. Designed by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh, the …

Greenpeace Exposes Toxic Chemicals in Zara, Other Fast-Fashion Brands

How toxic are your threads? If you’re a fan of cheap, disposable fashion, the answer isn’t one you’re going to like. A new investigation commissioned …

Pollution