Rose Ramcharran

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LED smart shoes turn your dance into a light show

They're like those light-up shoes that you had when you were a kid -- the ones that blink and flash, activated by the pressure of your tread -- but they're also 200 percent cooler than that. Orphe, developed by Japanese startup No New Folk Studio and currently seeking Indiegogo backers, is a …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Biotech's Brave New World: Push One To Create Life; Push Two To Create Alien Life

It’s been a good month for miracles. And by miracles I mean our oldest miracle, that first miracle, the creation of life itself.<p>During these first weeks in May, two separate teams working at two separate institutions announced that when it comes to creating life from scratch, well, there are a …

How To Use Google To Search A Single Website

Google has a secret feature called "site:" that let's you do exactly that. It's not a new feature. In fact, it's almost as old as Google itself. But some years ago, Google basically hid it. Today to search one site, you have to precisely type the "site:" command.<p>For instance, let's say you find to …

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Archaeologists Find 300,000-Year-Old Hearth in Qesem Cave in Israel

Humans are estimated to have discovered fire over one million years ago. Newly found evidence indicates humans had fireplaces over 300,000 years ago. …

These 1,500-Year-Old Teeth Prove the Bubonic Plague Isn’t Dead Yet

Researchers studying the teeth of two 1,500-year-old German victims of the Justinian plague have uncovered tiny bits of DNA that link the ancient …

Found out Your Dinner Guests Are Vegetarians? No Problem!

We had some new friends (Babycakes' best friend from school and her family) over for dinner one weekend.<p>Which wouldn't seem like a big deal, <b>but I found out at the last minute that they were vegetarians.</b> There went my pork tenderloin plans right out the window! <i>Say what?!?!</i> Why didn't I know this …

Android and iPhone to Replace Hotel Keys in NYC

When it comes to checking into a hotel and remembering to carry around your room key, we can all agree the system could be better, especially in this …

Highest Grossing Movie Franchises

The Highest Grossing Movie Franchises infographic from Buzzfeed makes good use of a stacked bar chart to put the various movie series into …

How to Setup Google Authorship in 6 Minutes

How to Setup Google Authorship in 6 Minutes is simple, clear, focused design from Brafton.<p><i>Google Authorship helps brand publishers personalize the</i> …

How NOT To Look Ugly on a Webcam

How NOT To Look Ugly on a Webcam from Mixergy and Lemon.ly lays out the top 10 tips for successfully using your webcam.<p><i>No matter who you are and how</i> …

29 Powerful Tools for a Social Media Marketer

A Productive Day in the Life of a Social Media Marketer from Razor Social is a great use of an infographic design within a larger content strategy …

How To Boost Recovery After An Injury

How To Boost Recovery After An Injury from BodyHeal.com.au is a visual explanation infographic that uses illustrations and icons to explain the …

Noah's Ark Blueprints Found—4,000-Year-Old Detailed Instructions

Irving Finkel, British Museum curator and author of “The Ark Before Noah,” has found a 4,000-year-old tablet that describes the materials and …

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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The Streets Of Ann Arbor Will Soon Be Filled With Driverless Cars

The project, a collaboration between the city and the University of Michigan’s Mobility Transformation Center, is a large-scale test of how to …

Soda bottles & trash bags could one day come from natural gas, if a startup has its way

The dirty secret of almost anything made out of plastic — from your soda bottle to a trash bag — is that there’s a good chance it was made with …

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

How Big is the Universe? How Small Are We in It?

What our present science understands about the size of the universe already shows us a vast and immense realm—yet it may still only be a tiny drop in …

Why you can't travel at the speed of light

A short history of Einstein's theory of relativity<p>Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special …

The Science of Chocolate by SciShow

Hank Green of SciShow explains the science of chocolate, from its active ingredient to the difference between chocolate, cocoa, cacao and coca.<p>In …

A Living Time Capsule

Some living things can be held in a suspended animation of sorts and be "resurrected" long afterward. Plant seeds are the most common example, and …

Say Hello to the Worms of Your Nightmares

This isn't a photoshop. It's a picture of the giant gippsland, a worm that reaches up to nine feet in length don't worry, they don't usally grow …

College Students Anonymously Create Beautiful Illustrated Quotes on a Classroom Chalkboard Each Week

Each week, anonymous students at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) in Columbus, OH take over a chalkboard in an empty classroom on the 3rd …

This guy discovered that dry cleaning could prevent terrorism in Somalia

Mohamed Ali is a young Somali American with a mission to help youth in Somalia steer clear of extremist groups.<p>Ali was born in Mogadishu, but when he was 10, as Somalia was grappling with a civil war, he and his family left for Canada. They finally settled in the US.<p>Ali attended Ohio State …

Blaze destroys ancient Tibetan town dubbed 'Shangri-La'

Inferno rips through 1,300-year-old Tibetan community, which had been pin-pointed as the location of the mythical Shangri-La in James Hilton's novel The Lost Horizon<p>A ten-hour inferno has destroyed the ancient Tibetan town which, according to the Chinese government, was the earthly incarnation of …

Fast fiber-optic broadband spreads across developed world

Fiber-optic broadband is becoming less of a rarity.<p>Subscriptions to the high-speed networking service grew 13.9 percent from June 2012 to June 2013, according to newly released statistics from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which monitors economic trends in North …

Finally! MIT scientist helps you get all the ketchup out of the bottle

I don't know what you have in your shower, but I have those bottles of soap from Sephora.<p>You know the ones -- they have different smells like raspberry sorbet, almond ice cream, and Keira Knightley.<p>I paraphrase, but not by all that much.<p>Anyway, it's always hard to get the last bit of sorbet out of …