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Tiny Heirloom unveils 'The Goose' — a custom tiny home with stunning interiors

Once again, the genius design team from Tiny Heirloom has unveiled another spectacular tiny home. Built on a gooseneck trailer, The Goose offers a …

Living Rooms

Thailand cave: The successful search for lost boys

<b>On 23 June, 12 boys and their coach went to explore a cave after football practice in northern Thailand. Nine days later, all 13 have been found alive.</b><p>A huge rescue operation involving the Thai Navy and Air Force finally managed to find the group deep within the cave system.<p>Shortly after the …

Thai Navy

Spiders fly on the currents of Earth’s electric field

Spiders don’t have wings, but they can fly across entire oceans on long strands of silk. For more than a century, scientists thought it was the wind …

Hear Stanley Kubrick Explain the 2001: A Space Odyssey Ending In a Rare, Unearthed Video

The director famously refused to give his interpretation of the sci-fi masterpiece.<p>When it was originally released in 1968, audiences didn't really know what the hell to think of <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>. In fact, 250 critics walked out of the New York premiere, literally asking aloud, "What is this …

Anthony Bourdain: A Life in Pictures

Miami Beach

The Color Photographers of World War I

Rarely seen color photographs of the Great War provide a glimpse into life behind the lines and at the front.<p>World War I is known for its spark (the …

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11 million flights and 4 million train trips

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11.14 million flights and 4.25 million high-speed train trips.<p>The numbers, from the end of April, were included in a report by China's state-run news outlet Global Times, but it is unclear what offenses those targeted in the travel ban …

Sky Phenomenon 'Steve' Is Finally Explained

It looks like the northern lights, but Steve is different.<p>Amateur Canadian sky-watchers have spent years viewing and photographing a streak of light across the sky. Too far south to be the aurora borealis, or northern lights, the spectators named the phenomenon simply, "Steve," in an homage to a …

Rising fame: experts herald Canadian woman's 120-year-old sourdough starter

Every Saturday night for the last sixty years, Ione Christensen has followed the same routine to prepare waffles for breakfast the following morning: she measures out two cups of flour and two cups of warm water, then she reaches into her fridge to bring out her sourdough starter.<p>“It’s a family …

Bread

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

If you grow a brain in a lab, will it have a mind of its own?

As our ability to create organs expands, ethical questions come into play.<p>There are lots of reasons one might want to grow brains. For starters, they would allow us to study human neurological issues in detail, which is otherwise quite challenging to do. Neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and …

Consciousness

An Astounding Romanian Documentary About One Man’s Quest to Change the Rules of Soccer

Many of the best films that rumble into town with theatrical releases have previously tiptoed in, in the form of isolated film-festival screenings. So it is with two major movies on screens now (“Zama” and “Jeannette”) as well as this Friday’s two major openings (“Let the Sunshine In” and “Mrs. …

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

'Looks good enough to eat': inside the home of Japan's fake food industry

The town of Gujo Hachiman is the centre of the replica food industry now worth an estimated $90m<p>With a gentle swish through hot water, and some deft tearing and shaping, Kurumi Kono turns a rectangular sheet of white and green wax into what, improbably, is quickly coming to resemble an iceberg …

Japan

How to start a business – eight first steps

Women Mean Business banner<p>On International Women’s Day, business owners offer aspiring female entrepreneurs some tips on where to start when starting-up.<p>1. Start with some market research<p>“When you have an amazing business idea, it’s oh-so-easy to dive<br>head first into building it,” says Pip Jamieson, …

Small Business

Is This What Urban Buildings Will Look Like In 2050?

With internal farms, walls that convert CO2 to oxygen, and even the ability to personalize itself based on your DNA, this concept for the building of the future is a sight to behold.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Read more amazing visions of the future in our Futurist Forum.<p>2050 is far enough off to imagine the …

Advertisers Must Keep Up With Cord-Cutters or Else Brands Risk Creating ‘Lost Generation’

A coup d’etat is taking place across the television industry. It used to be that cable providers were the reigning powers of television, declaring …

Why sponsors are breaking up with the Olympics

Few events are more appealing from a sponsorship perspective than the Olympics.<p>The Games command a global audience and generally celebrate positive and uncontroversial themeslike inclusion, unity and national pride.<p>Yet, in recent years, several companies have endedpartnerships with the Olympics and …

Iceland Will Use More Power Mining Bitcoin than Powering Homes This Year

Credit: Pixabay<p>Sooooo, bitcoins. Big thing, rapidly losing value, possibly a scam. Also, it seems that Iceland — a whole country, I’ll remind you — …

These photos reveal why women are abandoning Victoria's Secret for American Eagle's Aerie underwear brand

In May, American Eagle Outfitters-owned underwear brand Aerie reported a record-high 38% increase in same-store sales for the first quarter of 2018.<p>"Aerie is simply on fire," Jennifer Foyle, Aerie's global brand president, said in a call with investors.<p>"We have only just begun," she added, stating …

Same-Store Sales

Google's New Ad Blocker Changed the Web Before It Even Switched On

You might see fewer ads on the web from now on. But you probably won't.<p>On Thursday, Google Chrome, the most popular browser by a wide margin, began …

Google removes 'view image' button from searches

Google has killed off its "view image" button following criticism from Getty Images.<p>In 2016, the stock- and news-photo service complained to the European Commission that Google's image search made it too easy for people to find and use images from Getty without proper attribution.<p>In response and as …

Image Search

Bitcoin thieves use Google AdWords to target victims

Cisco Talos says the gang responsible has managed to steal millions of dollars through phishing campaigns.<p>Researchers have uncovered a …

Google’s Big Ad-Blocking Update Comes to Chrome: Here’s What We Know

It’s been in the works for nearly a year and Google’s great ad-pocalypse is now upon us. On Thursday, the Chrome browser will begin to automatically …

The FBI, CIA and NSA say American citizens shouldn't use Huawei phones

U.S. intelligence agencies have issued a stern warning to Americans: Do not buy smartphones made by Chinese tech companies Huawei or ZTE.<p>Top officials from the CIA, NSA, FBI and the Defense Intelligence Agency testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday thatthe Chinese …

Surveillance

After Eight Days of Itchy Eyes, Oregon Woman Finds 14 Worms

It’s a medical discovery you’d hate to be part of: A 26-year-old Oregon woman is believed to be the first human ever reported to be infected with a …

Google sold 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017

Less than a week’s worth of iPhone sales<p>In the 16 months since its initial release in October 2016, Google’s Pixel family of phones has earned plenty of acclaim and scrutiny, but not very many sales. The latest update on Pixel sales comes from IDC’s Francisco Jeronimo, who notes that Google shipped …

Apple’s Biggest Claim About HomePod Is Legit, According To Our Acoustics Tests

We used some professional-grade audio testing gear to show how the HomePod’s fancy algorithms distribute sound evenly throughout the room.<p><i>This is Part Two of a three-part series of reviews of Apple’s HomePod. We published a subjective analysis of the device on Friday. A story tomorrow will test</i> …