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I'm A Nutritionist. Here Are 3 Things I Wish I'd Learned About Food At School

I used to know everything about nutrition. I knew the calories in 95 percent of the items at the grocery store, which foods had the most omega-3s, …

Tesla CEO Aims to Make Solar Panels as Appealing as Electric Cars

Mr. Musk lays out vision of how his proposed merger of Tesla Motors, SolarCity would work<p>Elon Musk wants to make solar-roof panels as sexy as his electric luxury cars.<p>Mr. Musk, who is chairman of both Tesla Motors Inc. and SolarCity Corp., laid out in broad strokes his vision for how his proposed …

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Nest for electricity? Ecoisme offers full control over home power usage

How much power is currently being wasted in your house? Chances are, with all the gadgets and chargers plugged into sockets in remote corners of your …

The 10 Programs Ruling Fitness in 2015

An exercise fad is a bit like a nationwide dance craze. At best, it’s cheesy in hindsight, but a sweet reminder of the time: roller rinks and P90X …

Genius Greaseless Bearings Spin With 10 Times Less Friction

They just keep going and going and going and going<p>Ball bearings are in your car, your bike, your skateboard, all sorts of machines with moving parts. These genius little devices have been around for centuries, using the magic of physics to reduce friction. In that time, their design has remained</i> …

10 ingenious apps and sites for tech-savvy makers

It's time for you to hack into your creativity.<p>A DIY project is a fulfilling way to unplug from the technology-driven world and work with your hands. …

Sleek Carbon-Fiber Electric Bike Is Perfect for the Commuter

The bike ride to work just got more exciting. It comes in the form of the Leaos Electric Bike, a light-weight cycle originally modeled after the famous Vespa scooter. This futuristic-looking bike is designed and handmade in Italy and is produced out of carbon fiber. Leaos looks sleek and modern …

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Naoto Fukasawa on the Future of Product Design (Which May or May Not Include Bentleys) - Exclusive Interview at Design Indaba 2014

It turns out that one of the designers who I was most curious to see was scheduled to be the second to last speaker at the 2014 Design Indaba …

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Articles about young designers make impression design indaba on Dwell.com - Dwell

In its simplest version, QuaDror looks like a child's wooden puzzle.<p>Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...<p>Gina Reichert, an architectural designer, and her husband, artist Mitch Cope, are the duo behind Design …

This Cheap, Strong Cardboard Standing Desk Will Let You Ditch Your Deadly Office Sitting

Have you always wanted to try out a standing desk but didn’t want to commit? This recyclable model is assembled without any glue or fasteners and costs only $65.<p>Looking for a cheap and sturdy standing desk? There are DIY options. But if you’ve always wanted to have some cardboard furniture in your …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Just a few clicks to the beach.<p>16 Photos16 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Here's how clothing brands are fighting back against Trump’s border …

All God's titanium, for those spry enough to spring it - ExtremeTech

All God’s titanium, for those spry enough to spring it<p>By on October 11, 2013 at 8:01 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

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The Open University Presents 'Design in a Nutshell,' from Gothic Revival to Postmodernism

Last week, we learned (or relearned) Dieter Rams' Ten Principles of Good Design through a nicely-executed animation by Design Silesia. Today, we have …

Google's new timelapse project shows 30 years of disappearing rainforest in just seconds http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/googles-new-timelapse-project-shows-30-years-geographical-changes-just-seconds.html

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Track The Progress Of This 3D-Printed OpenRC Truggy, A Remote Control Car Enthusiast’s Dream

If you’re into 3D printable stuff, or into remote-control cars, then the OpenRC Project is for you. A gentleman in Sweden named Daniel Norée is sharing his progress on a 3D-printed Truggy, as well as sharing the recipe with the OpenRC Project group that he created. A truggy is an off-road vehicle, …