polidy pean

28 Added | 10 Magazines | 2 Likes | 27 Following | 3 Followers | @polidy | Keep up with polidy pean on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “polidy pean”

18 Incredible Inventions That Will Change Our Lives

Here’s a list of new inventions that are so brilliant you immediately want to shake their creators’ hands in gratitude.<p>Very comfortable park …

Medicine

Smoking Study Begins New Era Of Adding Up The DNA Damage

Smoke 50 cigarettes, you earn one DNA mutation per lung cell. Smoke a pack a day for a year, the bill comes to 150 mutations per cell, and not only in your lungs.<p>That’s the new math of self-destruction, and the research that tallied the damage has opened the door to understanding the effects of our …

Mutations

Pictures of the Week 7.16.15

Ramadan

How To Make Better Health Predictions From Our Gut Microbes

We all know people who act very differently depending on the company they find themselves in. They can be delightful in some circles, and obnoxious in others. The same principles apply to the microbes in our bodies—our microbiome. They have important roles in digestion, immunity, and health, but …

Here's How Much It Costs to Run a Coffee Maker in 27 Countries

The price of power for a TV, refrigerator, and a drip brewer varies widely worldwide.<p>The annual cost of running appliances<p>TV<p>Based on a 40-inch direct-lit LED model turned on five hours a day<p>Coffeemaker<p>Based on a ten-to-twelve-cup drip filter coffeemaker<p>Refrigerator<p>Residential top-freezer model with …

A guide to Vietnamese coffee

Strong and flavourful Vietnamese coffee makes converts as quickly as it raises pulses. French colonists might have introduced coffee to Vietnam, but the morning cup of <i>ca phe</i> soon became a local habit. With variations that make use of yoghurt, eggs and even fruit, Vietnamese coffee has developed a …

Vietnam

Spanish town introduces official siesta

The 1,400 inhabitants of Ador, near the eastern Mediterranean coast, are required to stay inside between 2pm and 5pm each day<p>As one of the longest heatwaves of recent years sweeps across Spain, one town has responded with a drastic measure: ordering locals to stay inside and take a siesta during …

Remove sugary drinks from children's diets, health officials say

Children should have no more than six teaspoons of sugar a day, leaving no space for fizzy drinks or squashes in the daily diet, public health officials say<p>Parents should remove sugary drinks completely from children's diets, public health officials have advised after halving the Government's …

"The Story of Hunger and Hope" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>The Story of Hunger and Hope<p>Published <b>Dec 8, 2014</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>17 Contributors</b><p><b>17 photos</b> selected by<p><i>National Geographic Photographer</i><p>View Slideshow<p>First, I want to congratulate all those photographers who had the courage to submit work. I hope that you'll all take …

Tolstoy’s Reading List: Essential Books for Each Stage of Life

Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of life. He did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they …

The Multi-Million Dollar Rebirth Of The Hotel Jerome, Aspen's Crown Jewel

The grande dame of American ski hotels, the Hotel Jerome is a brick pile that dominates Aspen’s Main Street, looking more like a bank building (it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places) than a rumpus room for the rich. Constructed in 1889 by Macy's department store magnate Jerome B. …

How honey bees may one day help detect signs of cancers

Honey bees have a powerful sense of smell and can be trained to detect symptoms of disease on human breath<p>Honey bees have a powerful sense of smell and can pick up on a plethora of odours, from concealed explosives to telltale chemicals, or biomarkers, that signal disease.<p>Harnessing such …

GadgetellSolutions Media

24Jan/18<p>To see the full list of this year’s Top Women in Retail honorees, click here. What do you enjoy most about working in the retail industry? …

Apple To Hold Next iPad Event On Tuesday, October 22nd

Apple’s iPad event is slated to happen in two weeks on Tuesday, October 22nd, according to the venerable AllThingsD. Not only will the iPad and iPad mini be updated, but the “new Mac Pro and OS X Mavericks will likely get some stage time as well.”<p>Expect the unveiling of the fifth-gen iPad with …

5 Great Pieces of Fatherly Advice

For Father's Day, let's hear some fatherly advice on learning, love, friends, worry and patience from a few famous fathers:<p><b>On Learning by …

Gallery: Nature's 10 Best Dads