Olle Ericsson

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If you’re a European, your body requires more vegetables and grains

Genome study reveals different human groups evolved to eat specific diets.<p>A new study of hundreds of human genomes has revealed that groups in …

How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health

Scientist Jeff Leach is studying gut microbes that have the potential to improve our weight, mood, allergies, heart and more.<p>Barefoot and coated in …

Six Proven Ways to Build Energy-Smart Walls

Whether you build new homes or remodel, these alternative framing techniques will allow you to reach R-40 or better.<p>If we look even a mere 20 years …

DIY SMART SAW

What is the overall size of the Smart SAW?<p>The overall size of the Smart Saw is: Width: 740mm (29 1/8"), Length: 1200mm (47 1/4"), Height: 1610mm (63 …

Make the Wind Work for You: DIY Wind Generator

Lately I’ve been spending a great deal of time working on ways to generate my own electricity. It isn’t a necessity for me yet, but someday being …

Make a Perfect Cup of Tea With This Clever DIY Gadget

If you enjoy a good cup of tea, but don’t like it too strong, this DIY gadget will make sure you never forget to take the tea bag out.<p>In this video, …

Medium sized DIY - CNC 20" x 30" work area

I’m sharing my adventures into researching, designing, building and debugging my CNC machine. Hopefully some of these lessons will save time for the …

Paleo Chocolate Fudge Pie

<i>This paleo chocolate fudge pie is silky smooth, fudgy and decadent and has an almond flour based crust.</i>You might remember me mentioning Joan of …

Scientists are getting closer to a quantum computer — here's why it matters

Over the past few decades, scientists around the world have been working to develop an ambitious new type of device called a quantum computer. And, this week, they took a step closer to that goal.<p>Compared to normal computers, these quantum computers — first theorized in the 1980s, and still in …

Interesting Engineering

The Soldier of the Future Looks A Lot Like Science Fiction

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Forget an Apple iWatch, the U.S. military is the one really taking wearable technology to new levels.<p>Different divisions of the U.S. armed forces, as well as other government agencies such as Darpa, are all working on developing high-tech armor that will help …

Breakthrough shows how DNA is 'edited' to correct genetic diseases

An international team of scientists has made a major step forward in our understanding of how enzymes 'edit' genes, paving the way for correcting …

Change your stock launcher icons, no root required

Customization is one of the stronger points of Android. With a multitude of tweaks in UI and functionality, the platform enables users to incorporate more of their personality and needs into their devices, compared with, say, iOS. While for some, customization is skin-deep — like themes, wallpapers …

D-Wave: Is $15m machine a glimpse of future computing?

<b>A Canadian firm has courted controversy with its claim to have built a practical quantum computer, a feat thought to be decades away. Now, independent researchers are trying to understand whether it really can tap the strange world of quantum physics.</b><p>For the modest sum of $15m (£9m), a start-up …