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Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

ArchiBlox Designs World's First Prefabricated Carbon Positive House

Australian company ArchiBlox has released its design for the world’s first carbon positive prefabricated house. Representing a new movement in …

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Spoiler? A Big Secret Reportedly Leaks Online

A source from the set of J.J. Abrams’s highly anticipated Star Wars sequel has allegedly revealed a huge plot spoiler from the upcoming …

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can …

Life as a Bionic Woman

Chelsey Loeb says she’s still getting used to her new cyborg life. In November, neurosurgeons implanted a stimulator in her brain to treat her …

Will nanotechnology soon allow you to 'swallow the doctor'?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine a swarm of microscopic robots, so tiny that a teaspoon can hold billions of them.<p>They are ready to be injected into the most delicate areas of a human body -- the heart and the brain -- to deliver drugs with extreme precision or work like an army of nano surgeons, operating from …

Nanotech

What Can Supporters Do for Transhumanism?

<i>So many possibilities: A future transhumanist space habitat -- Drawing by Don Davis</i><p>Transhumanism has recently grown from a smallish group of scientists, futurists, and technologists to an international movement of supporters that fields people from all different walks of life. Everyone from …

A neuroscientist explains what happens to your brain when you meditate | (Grens)wetenschap | Earth Matters

<b>(Collective Evolution | Joe Martino) Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each</b> …

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Ray Kurzweil Predicts Some Fantastic Things Coming In The Next 25 Years

Ray Kurzweil has received 20 honorary doctorates, has been awarded honors from three presidents of the United States and has written 7 books (5 of …

Oklahoma City News, Sports, Weather & Entertainment

Oklahoma lawmakers will consider legalizing sports betting in Oklahoma following a Monday U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck...

Batman V Superman new Zack Snyder behind the scenes

<b>Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice will be released on 6 May 2016 – read our analysis of the new Superman picture and the new Wonder Woman picture.</b> …

Alfajores Are The Best Cookie You've Never Heard Of

It's no secret that we here at HuffPost Taste have a bit of a sweet tooth. We relentlessly put together one dessert round-up after another (ahem, like this collection of 100 chocolate recipes or this one of the best flourless cakes). We discover bakeries we love, and then obsess about them …

Scott McCloud's The Sculptor Proves How Much Graphic Novels Can Do

The author's new book explores questions of art, fame, and family via the story of a young man offered fame at the ultimate price.<p>David Smith has just 124 days to live when he meets Mira Bhatti, his competition, an emerging sculptor from Queens. Mira is still trying to make it in the art world: …

Graphic Novels

The Definitive Guide To Bacon Labels, From 'Applewood-Smoked' To 'Uncured'

Shopping for bacon should be a joyous experience. But all too often these days, it's just confusing.<p>Some supermarkets sell dozens of varieties. As bacon has gained in popularity, labels such as "applewood-smoked" and "dry rubbed" have proliferated to the point where the bacon section can be …

The cost of wind and solar power keeps dropping all over the world

Many people have probably heard that it's getting cheaper to install rooftop solar panels in the US. But that's just part of an even bigger trend. Since 2010, the cost of renewable energy has been plummeting all over the world.<p>David Roberts highlights a new study from the International Renewable …

7 Classic Decorating Lessons That Will Transform Any House

In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that enliven his previously generic sheetrock-lined rooms.<p>In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that …

Interior Design

UFO And Alien Egyptian Artifacts Discovered In Jerusalem Kept Secret By Rockefeller Museum

Alien and UFO circles are abuzz with claims of remarkable ancient Egyptian artifacts discovered in the former Jerusalem home of the famous …

12 Best Foods To Boost Brain Power

We all know that the food we eat can affect our bodies. But, what about the greater impact food can have on the brain? An article written in Psychology Today discusses the mind-gut connection in relation to the immune system and how food can either prevent or cause certain sickness. We are …

Wellness

Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World

Rock paintings and engravings are among the world’s oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and …

DIY: Lighted Pipe Shelving

<i>Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with</i> …

Moss Graffiti: The Coolest DIY Project Ever

The latest take on graffiti street art is going green! Moss graffiti is the most sustainable way to adorn the streets, both private and public, with …

Gardening

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Biomechanics

How I Built My First Electric Bike

One day I became fed up with all of my excuses for driving to work every day. During the summer I would ride my bike, but it would come in waves without any consistency. There is one huge hill climb to get to my work that is quite daunting, and is the main reason why most people take a vehicle, …

Electric Vehicles

How to Make the Best Italian-American Meatball Sandwich

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>What do you get when you have a killer meatball recipe and several great tomato sauce recipes? Easy: the fixings for all kinds of amazing meals.<p>You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball …

Airports of the future: 16 weird and wonderful terminals under construction