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You Have a Second Brain

We're controlled by more than just our thoughts.<p>Your brain is made up of billions of neurons that are constantly firing electrical signals back and …

Kids killed by guns: America's daily nightmare – video

On an average day in America, seven children and teenagers will be shot dead. <b>Gary Younge</b> tells the stories of the lives lost on one random day - 23 November 2013. Ten children died that day, including nine-year-old Jaiden Dixon, who was shot at point-blank range by his mother’s ex-boyfriend on his …

Trans-Canada: Greatest road trip of your life

From Calgary and through the prairies<p>A big draw to Calgary is the annual Calgary Stampede in the summer, but like any other cosmopolitan city there …

Gluten-Free

There's A Test That Tells You If You're A 'Super-Recognizer' Of Faces, And You Can Take It Right Now

I've seen a lot of faces that I can't forget.<p>No, I'm not talking about being in love, as The Beatles lyrics might imply. Instead, I may be a …

The Brain

Good school design & why it matters: 9 point checklist #RIBA #TopMarksSchool

In 2015 the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) awarded the coveted Stirling Prize for the best new building to Burntwood School, a large …

Architecture

Construction is Underway on the World's First Atmospheric CO2 Capture Facility

If solar energy panels are so firmly believed to be the energy source for the future, think about the possibility of capturing the carbon dioxide …

Carbon Dioxide

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

<i>(Photo: Grady Reese)</i><p>By Bradley Stulberg<p>When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I've never forgotten: that I would need to learn how to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. I didn't know it at the time, but that skill, cultivated …

Exercise

A Brief History of Wood-Splitting Technology, Part 2: Saw Pits

Are you a top or a bottom?<p>If you want to turn a bunch of logs into boards, it might not occur to you to start digging a trench first. But that's …

A Brief History of Wood-Splitting Technology, Part 3: The Wind-Powered Sawmill That Changed Dutch History

Invented by a farmer in 1594, this increased efficiency by a whopping 3,000%<p>We've seen how being able to effectively split wood was important to …

A Brief History of Wood-Splitting Technology, Part 1: Riving for Reavers

You've just rived. Are you reaving so soon?<p>Think about this: We humans have been on the planet for about 200,000 years. For most of that time, the …

Hundreds of hidden Birmingham photos found

<b>Hundreds of pictures discovered in a cupboard which show Birmingham in the 1950s and 1960s have gone on display.</b><p>The images by amateur photographer Phyllis Nicklin were found last year when University of Birmingham staff were clearing out a building.<p>Ms Nicklin, a lecturer from Aston, took the photos …

Birmingham, UK

The 12 best gadgets for new parents

Being a new parent is hard.<p>But there are some cool gadgets on the market that make it a little less stressful.<p>From smart clothing to self-warming bottles, here are the 12 best gadgets for new parents:

Marathon man Robert Young eyes the long road ahead

Having completed the longest run in history with no sleep, 33-year-old Robert Young is already preparing for his next long-distance challenge<p>After completing 370 marathons and ultras in a calendar year, covering more than 11,000 miles, a penniless Robert Young did not think of rest. Young had just …

Marathons

4 Important Guides to Help Teachers Effectively Use iPad in Class

August 1, 2015<br>This is the third post in a series of posts covering some very good guides to help teachers make the best of emerging technologies in …

8 Classroom Management Apps for Tech Savvy Teachers

For teachers, the calling to make a difference in a student’s life is strong. But for many, the workload and burden overwhelms their ability to …

Vortex bladeless turbines wobble to generate energy

Looking somewhat like a giant reed gently swaying in the wind, the new Vortex bladeless wind-driven generator prototype produces electricity with …

Concrete Countertops Tutorial; Kitchen Renovation Idea

<b>How to Build and Install Concrete Countertops Tutorial</b><p>Hi Remodelaholic readers! I’m Jessie and I blog over at Imperfectly Polished. I am thrilled to …

Apple Watch: The Secret History of the iPhone Killer | WIRED

In early 2013, Kevin Lynch accepted a job offer from Apple. Funny thing about the offer: It didn’t say what he would be doing. So intense is Apple’s …

10 Surprising Pricing Strategies That Can Boost Sales

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Utilizing smart pricing strategies when selling your wares—be they products, services or subscriptions—is a <i>must</i> if you want to succeed in a competitive marketplace.<p>The <b>worse</b> thing you can do …

Honda CB750 K7 by 4h10

Make a list of the ten most influential motorcycles of all time, and the Honda CB750 has got to be on it. But by the late 70s the original superbike had become the two-wheeled equivalent of middle-aged Elvis: slightly out of shape and overshadowed by upstart contenders.<p>Later versions still have …

Touch Board kit combines an Arduino heart with touch sensors, conductive paint

Capacitive sensing isn't limited to your smartphone. In fact, you can use contact with human skin (or any other conductive surface) to trigger almost any circuit. And the Touch Board from Bare Conductive wants you to combine your DIY spirit with the ability to turn practically any surface into a …

Mother Creates Adorable Adventures for Her Sleeping Son

As we've seen many times before, with Adele Enersen's <i>Mila's Daydreams</i> or with Anna Eftimie's <i>Blackboard Adventures</i>, magical adventures can happen when a baby is dreaming. Well, that is, if the baby has a creative parent! In the series that's quickly making its way around the web, mother Queenie Liao …

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