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Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by adding ways …

Clean Energy

10 Anti-Aging Foods to Support Your 40s-and-Beyond Body

Beautiful, glowing skin starts with how we eat, but these anti-aging foods can also help with more than that.<p>When we pack our diet with vibrant foods …

Nutrition

How does exercise keep the heart young?

A recent study published in <i>Nature Communications</i> identifies a link between exercise and the heart's ability to regenerate new muscle cells under …

Reversing atherosclerosis with one shot

New research demonstrates that injecting synthetically designed nanofibers in mice helps to break up the arterial plaque that is a hallmark of …

Tired of Seeing Your Productivity Slip After Lunch? Use These 3 Rituals to Finish The Day Strong

Beating the afternoon slump doesn't equate to chugging shots of espresso. Instead, it's using these 3 habits.<p>Your morning is operating according to plan. You're motivated, productive, and feel optimistic about the events of your life and business. It's time for lunch and afterward is when the tide …

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Eero Saarinen Tulip chair replica shows potential of sustainable ‘wood-like’ material

Ekoa provides the look and feel of wood without trees<p>Ekoa looks like wood—it has the warm, earthy hue, the swirling wood-like grains, the smooth, sanded finish. And yet, Ekoa is not wood.<p>Lingrove, the company behind Ekoa, developed the composite material from flax linen fiber that’s combined with …

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Fragrance

Self-storage: How warehouses for personal junk became a $38 billion industry

One in 11 Americans pays for space to store the material overflow of the American dream<p>Despite recessions and demographic shifts, few building types have boomed like self-storage lockers. In fact, they’ve proven to be one of the surest bets in real estate over the last half century, while malls, …

Scientists solve eggshell mystery of how chicks hatch

It’s been a tough one to crack, but scientists say they have zoomed in, to an unprecedented degree, on the structure of shells surrounding chicken embryos, revealing how they change to allow young birds to hatch.<p>Before being laid, bird eggs form a hard calcium-rich shell with three main layers. …

Birds

Chinese researchers discovered an agricultural miracle to feed the planet without destroying it

The study was mammoth. It cost $54 million, and involved some 1,000 researchers and 65,000 local bureaucrats. But academics around the globe are calling the results an agricultural miracle.<p>The project already saved Chinese farmers more than $12.2 billion over 10 years, and in the process may have …

Farming

Man ‘cured’ of HIV through gene editing holds hope for others

For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell’s HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself, and …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Nonviral nanoparticles carry CRISPR to most successful gene edits ever

Scientists at MIT have developed a new way to carry the CRISPR gene-editing tool to the target area of the genome. Normally the system uses harmless …

Solar-powered Noe Hill Smarthome is an eco-friendly dream in San Francisco

The LEED Platinum-certified Noe Hill Smart Ecohome marries state-of-the-art green technology and the indoor-outdoor lifestyle that urban dwellers …

How to make the most of a 600-square-foot apartment

Designed by Vancouver-based Anthill Studios<p>Local firm Anthill Studios has helped a couple overhaul a 600-square-foot condo in Vancouver’s Olympic Village, with maximizing storage and the efficient use of space the clients’ biggest priorities.<p>Along with the couple, who had very clear ideas of what …

Stuyvesant Townhouse

New York<p>How do you give new life to an old house? This is the question we had in mind when we started the design for a hundred-year-old limestone townhouse in the Stuyvesant Heights landmark district. The design strives to maintain the historic character of the house while accommodating a modern …

Bedrooms

Here's why we're often attracted to people with qualities that will drive us nuts down the road

There's a sentence toward the end of Gretchen Rubin's new book, "The Four Tendencies," that struck me as perhaps her greatest insight.<p>"When we first meet someone," Rubin writes, "we're often attracted to the very qualities that, over time, will drive us nuts."<p><i>Preach</i>, Gretchen. How many of us have …

Relationships

Biologists beat back death in fruit flies. Humans next?

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have figured out a way to extend the life of female fruit flies by 20 percent by …

7 essential tips to avoid the 'lifestyle creep' that keeps you from building wealth

I did all kinds of things in college to save money. I ate absurd amounts of ramen noodles, as it was an extremely cheap form of calories. I lived in a tiny apartment with as many as seven other people to get rent well below the $100 per month line. I went to all kinds of on-campus events mostly …

Japanese Photographer’s Stylish Abode Is A Dream Home For Minimalists

<b>Located in</b> Shiga, Japan, ‘House for a Photographer’ is a creation by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects—designed to be modern and minimalist, the …

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These 14 Drawings Perfectly Capture How Magical Living Alone Can Be

I'm what you'd call an ambivert, or a mix between an extrovert and an introvert. Half the time, I want nothing more than to go out with a massive …

10 Even More Beautiful Staircases - Part III

The stair is one of the most fundamental elements of architecture. Whether thin and delicate or bold and colored, in some projects a staircase …

Cartier-Bresson's Distant India | by Ratik Asokan | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Henri Cartier-Bresson is perhaps the most well-known photographer in India, or rather—an important distinction—the photographer whose work is most …

How to Tell If Someone is Lying, According to Behavioral Experts

Nonverbal clues that someone isn’t telling the truth.<p>If you claim that you never lie, well, you’re a liar.<p>Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about 11 lies per week. Other research shows that number is on the …

Stunning home in India blends into the earth with segmented green roofs

Jodhpur-based firm Misa Architects has created a contemporary concrete home that – despite its brutalist structure – manages to blend in to its …

Triangular beachfront home is a dreamy retreat buried in the earth

A beautiful beach-front home by renowned architect, William Morgan just hit the market for $1.75 million – and while that is a huge chunk of change, …

How a chemist at Yale found a whole new way to take on cancer

It would spark a revolutionary approach to treating cancers, attract tens of millions in investments, and set rival companies on a scientific race. At the center of it all? A tiny garbage truck.<p>It's called the proteasome, and its job is to chew up and get rid of your cells' obsolete and broken …

Protein

An Astronomer Has a Plan to Use The Sun's Gravity to Channel Video From The Stars

So crazy it just might work.<p>New research has demonstrated the feasibility of a rather creative solution to the challenge of sending large amounts of …