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Neurio turns your house into a smart home with just one sensor - The Gadgeteer

If the thoughts of turning your “dumb” home into a smart home sounds appealing but also too expensive and too daunting, consider Neurio. Instead of …

Home Automation

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

The Eiffel Tower’s iron-clad frame turned slightly greener last week, with the installation of two new wind turbines along its lower deck. Perched some 400 feet above the ground, atop a ritzy, second-level restaurant, the slender turbines are part of a broader effort to make Paris’ most iconic …

This Farm In A Box Can Grow As Much Lettuce As An Acre Of Land

Who needs a green thumb when you have the CropBox, which grows your plants automatically, and can be adjusted with a smartphone.<p>For any would-be farmers who aren’t quite ready to move to the country and commit to years of back-breaking labor, here’s another option: Now you can rent a farm in a …

Aquaponics

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Dyson powers $20M investment into solid-state battery company Sakti3

Dyson may be more famous for vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, and bladeless fans, but the British electronics giant is spreading its wings with the news that it’s investing $15 million in Michigan-based solid-state battery company Sakti3. Existing investors General Motors, Khosla Ventures, Beringea, …

Highly Transparent Solar Cells For Windows That Generate Electricity

Forget about sci-fi movies, the technology of the future is already here! Transparent solar cell may seem like a thing futurists or authors only …

Clean Energy

$40,000, 200-Mile Electric Car Is Biggest Energy Storage Growth Opportunity Of Near Future

Lux Research sees upcoming <b>$40,000, 200-mile electric cars</b> as a huge opportunity for the <b>energy storage</b> business, which already is growing quickly.<p><i>“By</i> …

Our 28 Best Irish-Inspired Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

You don't have to be Irish to appreciate corned beef, cabbage, and a good, hearty stout. This collection of our favorite Irish recipes makes us wish it was St. Patrick's Day all year long.<p>While we don't need a <i>reason</i> to pile our plates with buttery potatoes, sautéed cabbage, and soda bread, St. …

Cooking

Which is Better for Weight Loss: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

But before you start raiding your kitchen looking for carbs to trash, it's important to note that, as far as this study is concerned, low-carb really isn't all <i>that</i> low. In the study, researchers suggested dieters only limit their intake of digestible carbs to 40 grams per day (about as much as in …

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Mind-Boggling Optical Illusion Graffiti Looks Like It Floats In Mid-Air

Graffiti artist Odeith wanted to make his street art stand out, so he decided to create murals that are also anamorphic illusions. By skewing is …

Streetwear

The Squat Variation That'll Have You Hooked

Learn how to switch up your bending for better results.<p>Shallow squats aren't always a slacker move. Sometimes they are the key to a stronger, fitter butt and legs, according to recent research published in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i>.<p>The study, led by East Tennessee State …

Exercise

How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

<b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 "recreationally active" college-age women (so, not athletes) of normal body weight were given a high-protein meal (45 percent protein), low-protein meal (15 percent), or no food at all before walking on a treadmill. The women who ate the high-protein meal an hour …

Isis: the inside story

One of the Islamic State’s senior commanders reveals exclusive details of the terror group’s origins inside an Iraqi prison – right under the noses of their American jailers. Report by Martin Chulov<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked …

The History Of Web Design Explained In 9 GIFs

25 years of web design, summarized in nine unforgettable GIFs.<p>Froont, a San Francisco company that makes tools for web designers, has created nine GIFs that show just how far web design has come in the past 25 years. If you’ve ever wondered why CSS is important, or why Flash died out, these GIFs …

Pictures From Madonna???s First Versace Campaign in 1995

Madonna's new spring 2015 campaign for Versace was just released, and the black-and-white images, while beautiful, have nothing on her original shoot for the brand back in 1995. "Madonna is one of the true Versace icons," Donatella Versace told <i>WWD</i>. "I'm thrilled to have not only a dear friend but …

Stunning Vintage Photos of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and More

Throughout his storied career, photographer Terry O'Neill has mingled with some of the biggest names in show business. It was his comfortable, easy-going attitude that earned the now 76-year-old such incredible access to his famous subjects. "Getting to know my subjects and [forming a level of] …

o: The surprising power of emoticons

From :) to ¯\(°_o)/¯, there are now thousands of emoticons, and as Chris Baraniuk discovers, some can even sway our behaviour.<p>It all started with an awkward moment online. In the early 1980s, computer scientist Scott Fahlman realised his words were failing him. When communicating with others on a …

Language

Meet the Flat White, the Coffee Drink Taking the U.S. by Storm

The Australian coffee craze is about to make it big in America<p>The latest Aussie invasion has nothing to do with beers, bands, or crocodiles. But it does have a strong connection to an Australian breakfast.<p>It's the <b>flat white</b>, the Australian answer to the latte, and it's a name you should know the …

Coffee

Keep Your Head Up: 'Text Neck' Takes A Toll On The Spine

"Text neck," the posture formed by leaning over a cellphone while reading and texting, is a big problem, according to the author of a newly published study in the National Library of Medicine.<p>Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, says the …

The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis

What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age<p>This summer, a friend called in a state of unhappy perplexity. At age 47, after years of struggling to find security in academia, he had received tenure. Instead of …

6 Common Juice and Smoothie Mistakes to Avoid

Making green juice & smoothies is easy: Just toss it all in a blender, right? Uh, no. Avoid these 6 mistakes for the best shakes of your life<p>Whether you think of them as breakfast, a mid-afternoon energy boost, a hangover cure, or a lifesaving necessity, it's hard to deny that green juices and …

Ice Cream

Wheel of Musical Impressions with Adam Levine

Adam Levine

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Italian Almond Cookies

2K<p>120<p>8<p>Shares 2K<p>From day 1, I was instantly smitten with the almond cookies I had in Sicily. Most cafes I went to in Sicily served a variety of sweets …