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Canadian airline passenger arrested by SWAT is mentally ill, father says

When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."<p>The father's intuition apparently was correct.<p>Ali Shahi was arrested Friday by at least a half-dozen heavily armed …

Number of chemicals linked to autism and other disorders doubled in past 7 years, study shows

The number of industrial chemicals with known links to neurodevelopmental disabilities like autism has more than doubled in the past seven years, according to new research published in <i>The Lancet Neurology</i>.<p>As rates of autism and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increase worldwide, …

Stellar Graveyard Shows Signs of Possible (Past) Life

The next time you gaze up at the night sky, remember that you’re looking at a graveyard. The Milky Way is studded with dead stars, from black holes …

Four Ways To Start Your Work Day Right

It’s a morning like any other, except I wake up and force myself out of bed at 5:45 a.m. I am on the mats 30 minutes later. Though I’m still trying to get the sleep out of my eyes, I push myself through a workout anyway — and suddenly, I start to feel pretty good. When I get home, my 5-year-old …

Explosion in Number of Potentially Habitable Worlds

Climate model predicts 60 billion water-friendly planets around red dwarf stars.<p><b>The number of potentially habitable worlds circling red dwarf stars—the most abundant type of star in our Milky Way galaxy—may have just doubled to 60 billion, a new study suggests.</b><p>Using global climate models originally …

Zombies roam the animal kingdom — and some of them may be after us

The zombies in "World War Z" are just actors — but in the animal world, zombies are a fact of life. Evolution can come up with some fiendish twists: For example, there are some species that bend other creatures to their will to keep their bizarre life cycles going. Or just to feast on their …

Veggies 'on the clock' may be healthier - Futurity

RICE (US) — Using cycles of light and dark to maintain vegetables’ “internal clocks” after …

Vegetables

Living Walls: How They Can Improve Your Home and Your Health

A living wall, or a green wall, is a garden that grows vertically, as opposed to horizontally, which can exist inside or outside the home. Any well …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Essential Oils

Articles about walter gropius hagerty house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture...<p>No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States.<p>No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the …

Architecture

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/05/18/a-penthouse-with-a-backyard-in-tribeca/ A Penthouse with a Backyard in Tribeca

Lofty Inspiration: Elevated Home Offices

Tucked away within attics, or at the top of high ceilings, lofted offices provide just enough privacy while still being connected to the rest of the …

Unexpected Things Are Happening To Our Returning Astronauts

Remember our recent article about these 12 things you didn't know about living in space?<p>Well, it seems we missed out a profound and unexpected 13th …

Climate change – what next after the 2C boundary?

This Friday, another frustrating round of negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ends in Bonn/Germany. …