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Earthship Houses

Michael Reynolds, Tire Houses, Building With Earth, Recycled Materials, Passive Solar, Thermal Mass<p>For thousands of years, people have been building …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

National Parks

Delve deeper into your Twitter stats with Birdbrain app

A lot of people I know used to use Birdbrain as their iOS Twitter client back in the day, but in recent times it’s fallen by the wayside due to a lack of updates.<p>Well, it’s back — and it’s just received a major revamp, adding support and optimization for iOS 7, brand new graphs showing Twitter …

How-To: Cat Tent from a T-Shirt

Oh, you thought that hole in your T-shirt was for your head? Wrong. It’s the entrance to your cat tent, now take that thing off and set it up properly using this tutorial by Instructables author jessyratfink.<p>This cat tent is super easy to make – you really just need a t-shirt, some wire hangers and …

Pets

Home - SHTF R U Ready?

There is nothing like being in the great outdoors. Whether you are hiking, hunting, or geocaching, experiencing nature is one of the best activities …

Spark Sleeping Bag

The Spark SPI minimal sleeping bag by Sea to Summit is ideal for adventurers that need to pack light. The Spark has changed adventure traveling …

Minimalism

Marquez Quickest On First Day Of MotoGP Testing At Sepang

FIM MotoGP World Championship<p>Sepang, Malaysia<p>February 4, 2014<p>Test Results (all on Bridgestone tires):<p>1. Marc Marquez, Spain (Honda), 2:00.286<p>2. …

Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

Universe

Magic Morse Arduino Trainer

Magic Morse is a mathematical algorithm that [Ray Burnette] wrote a few years ago to make it easy to send and receive Morse code. When he first wrote …

19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World's Oceans

1/4<p>Ocean Cleanup Array by Boyan Slat<p>19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of …

Wheelie Wednesday! Texas Tornado Boot Camp looks forward to seeing some of ya'll for our Pre and Post Austin Grand Prix camps. BBC crew to be on site filming April 13th-16th ...we also look forward to having some of you GP racers...you know who you are ;-) Photo Credit: Linz Leard

WE ARE THE EXPLORERS: A movie trailer for our space program

Ad for space exploration now in 50 cities across America! | Check out 'WE ARE THE EXPLORERS: A movie trailer for our space program' on Indiegogo.

Boxes sealed with ATHEIST tape lost by USPS 10X more often than controls

Atheist Shoes ("a cadre of shoemakers and artists in Berlin who hand-make ridiculously comfortable, Bauhaus-inspired shoes for people who don't …

MakerBot To Enable Gamers To 3D-Print Their Own OUYA Android Console Cases

MakerBot and OUYA announced a partnership today that will allow gamers to print their own OUYA game console cases at home. The partnership will see OUYA create 3D design files for Thingiverse.com, MakerBot’s 3D printing design repository, which are designed to be used with the MakerBot Replicator 2 …

How-To: Space Invaders Photo Flash Stencils

Ready to make your photography extra-geeky? Create your own Space Invaders-inspired photo flash stencil with this fun tutorial on Geek Crafts!<p>Pretty neat, right? Head over to Geek Crafts to check out the full how-to (with even more awesome Space Invaders photos).<p>[Via Sulia]

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Schwantz 'sets the record straight' on COTA claim

The latest exchange in the ongoing dispute between the Circuit of the Americas and Kevin Schwantz has seen the 1993 500cc world champion 'set the …

Motorsport

Daytona 200 Week Medical Update: Dane Westby Recovering At Home

AMA Pro Daytona SportBike racer Dane Westby is recovering at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after suffering a bruised and slightly lacerated spleen in …

Scientists Genetically Engineer E. Coli Bacteria to Live on Caffeine

Scientists have genetically engineered <i>E. coli</i> bacteria to live only on caffeine. The research was conducted by scientists from the University of …

Scientists Engineer Extreme Microorganisms To Make Fuel From Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

A University of Georgia team tinkered with the genes of Pyrococcus furiosus, and the new breed is hungry for the smoggy stuff.<p>To find a way of fending off global warming, scientists sometimes look to nature. Plants, after all, use photosynthesis to snap up carbon dioxide, the biggest source of our …