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A Study Finds That Sex Has A Surprising Effect On Your Health When You're Older

I just got back from a 10-day-long vacation with my mother where it became painstakingly clear that she, a senior discount card holder and a member …

Short-Term Memory

Lobsters are terrifying immortal beings, sort of

Lobsters are immortal. Kind of.<p>Along with tasting delicious when dipped in butter and garlic, lobsters have another great trait: They constantly …

Great Depression

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

7 Efficient Prefabs That Prove the Power of Modular Design

Resolution:4 Architecture creates astounding prefabricated homes that are tailored to their sites and the unique needs of their owners.<p>Founded in 1990 by Joseph Tanney and Robert Luntz, Manhattan–based firm Resolution: 4 Architecture (RES4) works on a broad range of architectural projects, but is …

Prefab Homes

Apps for Refugees

How technology helps in a humanitarian crisis<p>In September 2015, the body of Aylan Kurdi, a 3-year-old Syrian migrant, washed up on a Turkish beach. The boy had fallen off a rubber raft provided by a smuggler who had promised the boy’s father a motorboat. As the startling images of the drowned boy …

Before You Die, Your Life's Movie

What happens to us when we die? Is death the end or a new beginning? In the twenty-first century we still can only rely on faith rather than …

Modular House DublDom / BIO-architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house was designed and produced for a young family who went to live in the suburbs of Moscow on …

Oxygen from Earth’s atmosphere may be traveling all the way to the Moon’s surface

The byproducts of life are sprinkling onto lunar soil<p>Despite orbiting nearly 240,000 miles from Earth, our Moon may be periodically mingling with our planet’s atmosphere. New research shows that oxygen from Earth could be journeying all the way out to the Moon, where it then gets lodged inside the …

2 weeks in the mountains can change your blood for months

The human body begins adapting to high-elevation environments as quickly as overnight, and these biological changes can last for months — even after the person has returned to lower elevations.<p>For the first time ever, scientists comparing the blood of mountain hikers have observed how multiple …

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This Cyborg Stingray Is the Coolest Thing You'll See All Day

An international team of researchers has developed an eerily realistic robotic stingray that blurs the line between animal and machine. Fueled by …

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Cancer sufferer riddled with 26 tumours is 'effectively cured' by radical new treatment

A cancer sufferer who was on the brink of death and riddled with 26 tumours has been “effectively cured” by radical therapy which triggers the body to heal itself.<p>The extraordinary case emerged as trials revealed a host of "unprecedented" advances using immunotherapy treatments at the world’s …

20-year-old invents a device to stop teens texting behind the wheel

LAS VEGAS — Texting while driving was listed as the number one case of death among U.S. teens back in 2013. A recent Pew Research study said that 40% …

Text Messaging

Delfino Lozano's RR House features pine joinery and an under-stair larder

Architect Delfino Lozano used simple materials to reduce the cost of rebuilding of this house in Zapopan, Mexico, which also features a storage area …

East London

Weekly Maker's Roundup

Efficiency tips; how much it costs to set up your own shop; fixing tools; making tools; the "best screwdriver in the world" and more<p>It's been a busy …

Woodworking

Articles about explore striking eco friendly prefab homes djuric tardio architectes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a …

How to Keep Your Peace of Mind

Nine years ago I started a journey on five continents to learn more about who we are and what we can become in this world as people. I had the honor to work with and be mentored by some of the best minds at NASA, including the father of Hubble Space Telescope and the director who put robots on …

Articles about 7 modern grid homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Turkish Delight: A Bonneville custom from Bunker

The Triumph Bonneville is due for an upgrade. It might have pioneered the ‘modern classic’ segment, but these days the field is stacked.<p>Hinckley has taken note, with reports of 1100cc liquid-cooled versions due to hit showrooms next year. But if you can’t wait until then, there are plenty of ways …

Triumph Thruxton by Down & Out Cafe Racers

Barnsley is a town in the north of England famous for three things: brass bands, the semi-mythical Barnsley Chop*, and a name-check in the 1990s techno hit ‘It’s Grim Up North.’<p>For our purposes, however, the small Yorkshire town is notable for one thing only: it’s home to Down & Out Cafe Racers, …

Motorcycles

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BMW R 1200 AR American Roadster Concept

Un Concept assolutamente inaspettato e sorprendente da BMW,...la R 1200 AR American Roadster!<br>Studiata appositamente per il mercato Nordamericano …

The Original, Real-Life Dystopian Cityscape of Kowloon Walled City, and the Artwork It Inspired

KWC residents who saw Blade Runner probably wondered, "How did they get permission to shoot in here?"<p>Kowloon Walled City was a crazy social …

Panovscott creates Sydney extension with alternating timber and glass facade

Alternating cubes of timber and glass cover the back of this Sydney house extension by Australian office Panovscott, offering a balance of light, …

Transportable, Modular Create Remote House in Chile

Modular housing units are gaining more and more popularity, and for good reason. They’re easy to transport, inexpensive, and make for amazing homes.</b> …