Rayanna

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Doctors are ready to test temporary 'suspended animation' to save people with severe injuries

It sounds straight out of a bad sci-fi movie: doctors pump patients' veins full of a preserving agent to keep them in suspended animation. But that procedure could come to a hospital near you in the next few years.<p>The idea is to give doctors a bit more time to treat people with serious trauma. In …

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it …

Green gold: Colo. underestimated pot demand

A study on the Colorado marijuana market is providing economists and business professionals an inside look at the pot industry for the first time. Regulators in the Centennial State have released the brief for the Colorado Department of Revenue, which reveals a number of interesting items, …

The KKK Is Using Candy to Lure New Recruits

Ku Klux Klansmen in South Carolina are using sweets and anti-immigration propaganda to bring in new recruits. But in an era of open-carry protests and border militias, the country's most notorious costumed racists are struggling to keep up.<p><i>Strangers with candy: Modern-day Klansmen are desperate for</i> …

From Alzheimer's to ADHD: what doctors can diagnose from your voice alone

The brave new world of vocal diagnostics<p>If Guillermo Cecchi wants to figure out if you've taken MDMA or meth, all he needs is a computer and a recording of your voice. Cecchi is a computer scientist at IBM, and part of a growing community of scientists who think our voices can reveal far more than …

DIY Paper Orchid

I was very excited to see my guest posts for the DIY Network this morning. They invited me to show their audience how to make four of my favorite …

Orchids

My mom turned some of my ticket stubs into pillows for my new apartment.

The Pillows<p>I'm moving into a new apartment and love going to the movies, and my craft-y mom saw an idea on Pinterest and thought it would be cool. So …

Man vs. Pin: DIY Shadow Chandelier

This new Threadbanger video has Rob take on a Man vs. Pin challenge where he recreates a cool shadow pendant lamp he saw on Pinterest. There are so many pins out there that make me wonder, could I <i>really</i> make that? I love that Rob answers that question for us and shows us how to make an aspirational …

10 DIY cleaning tips and remedies

Argh! Crayon on walls! Stains on the carpet! Tomato sauce attack! We’ve collected together 10 top tips for remedying common household mishaps, as …