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This Digital Loom is More Than Just a Desktop Fabric Printer—It's the Future of DIY Fashion

An artist is developing a desktop loom to make fabric production hands on.<p>What if, instead of going shopping for new clothes, you can just download fabric patterns and weave clothing from your home computer? That’s one of the possibilities suggested by the open-source desktop, Jacquard loom that …

Textile Industry

How People Look After 1, 2, and 3 Glasses Of Wine

There's a saying about wine, that "the first glass of wine is all about the food, the second glass is about love, and the third glass is about …

Alcohol

Holi festival of colours celebrated with fervour

Holi, the Hindu festival of colours celebrated in South Asia, marks the beginning of spring.<p>Holi holds a mythological importance - that of the triumph of good over evil. It is also associated with the eternal love of Lord Krishna and his consort Radha.<p>The festival of Holi brings together people …

Near-Extinct Sumatran Rhino Spotted In Indonesian Borneo For The First Time In 40 Years

Fewer than 100 of the species are believed to exist in the wild.<p>In the uphill battle to save the critically endangered Sumatran rhino, good news is hard to come by. Last year, the species was declared extinct in the wild in Malaysia and conservationists warned that the creatures -- which number …

Singaporean artist quit his job, then went off to sketch the world

When James Tan turned 40, he quit his job, enlisted his wife and went off to sketch the world.<p>The couple bought a one-way ticket to Taiwan and went …

Chicago attorney to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days

A 47-year-old Chicago attorney is taking fitness in the new year to a new level by attempting to run seven marathons on seven continents — all within seven days.<p>Sarah Ames, a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, will join 11 other runners from around the world in Chile to kick off the World Marathon …

Pope Francis' hand of friendship to Jews

<b>Pope Francis, following in the historic footsteps of his predecessors, will cross the river Tiber to Rome's Synagogue, the Grand Temple, on the opposite bank of the river Tiber to the Vatican on Sunday.</b><p>The building dates back to 1870, when Italy became a united country for the first time since the …

13 Extravagant Bottles of Liquor for the Connoisseur on Your List

When just any old bottle will not do, turn to Justin Lorenz, wine and beverage director for the Lotte New York Palace Hotel. Lorenz pours some of the world’s most prized bottles from the rarified cellar (think pre-Prohibition-bottled spirits and first-growth wines from the 19th century) at the …

The Chinese Village of Long-Haired Rapunzels

<i>B</i>y 2019, the global shampoo market is expected to reach an estimated value of $25.73 billion. But deep in the mountains of southern China’s Guangxi …

US students can now get federal money to take college classes while still in high school

Taking college courses during high school is the classic overachiever’s move. It impresses recruiters, employers, and college admissions officers alike—and, as a bonus, it helps students skip ahead to advanced classes once they get to their universities.<p>But for poorer students, the motivation can …

College & University

Jeremy Corbyn 'not in favour of reopening the mines'

<b>New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told BBC Wales he does not want to reopen coal mines.</b><p>In an interview in August, Mr Corbyn said in future "high quality coal" in south Wales could be mined again.<p>But he told Radio Wales re-opening mines was not his policy. "It was one question about one mine, I'm …

Styrofoam-Eating Mealworms Could Happily Dispose of Plastic Waste

One man's trash is another man's — or worm's — treasure. Research from Stanford shows that darkling beetle larvae, commonly called mealworms, will happily eat a diet of polystyrene (better known by its trade name, styrofoam), providing a possible method for disposing of this notoriously durable and …

Pollution

Family Strives to Save Premature Baby Born on Cruise Ship

The parents of a baby boy born prematurely aboard a cruise ship have been fighting for his life from the moment he entered the world and their …

Pregnancy

The Landscape of Mars: Pictures

Telescopes

Stargazers around the world admire blood-red 'supermoon' eclipse

Millions of professional and amateur stargazers were awed and delighted late Sunday by a double astronomical phenomenon, as a lunar eclipse coincided with a so-called "supermoon."<p>It was the first time the events have made a twin appearance since 1982, and it won't happen again until 2033.<p>According …

First UK patient receives stem cell treatment to cure loss of vision

Experimental transplant uses eye cells grown in a lab and if successful could be used to treat hundreds of thousands of macular degeneration sufferers in UK<p>A patient has become the first in the UK to receive an experimental stem cell treatment that has the potential to save the sight of hundreds of …

Immune System

New Zealand's new ocean sanctuary will be one of world's largest protected areas

The Kermadec ocean sanctuary, in the South Pacific and spanning 620,000 sq km, expands an existing reserve surrounding the Kermadec Islands<p>New Zealand will create one of the largest marine protected areas in the world, spanning an area of 620,000 sq km.<p>The Kermadec ocean sanctuary will be one of …

24 MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Winners Announced

A tap dancer who has spent her life demanding respect for an overlooked art form. A writer at the center of the national conversation about race. A sociologist who lived in a trailer park to study evictions.<p>They are among the 24 winners of this year's "genius grants," each to receive $625,000 over …

What it's like to be on the data science job market

<i>Update</i>: I was remiss in not originally including Erin Shellman's excellent Crushed it! Landing a data science job, which is probably the best guide …

10 DIYs to Help Soothe Your Sunburnt Skin

We all know how important it is to keep slathering on that SPF during our outdoor summer activities, nay, all year long for that matter. But sometimes even the most cautious sunbathers can forget to reapply after a few hours. And while you may be lucky enough to avoid a painful sunburn, spending …

Inside One Of the Most Extreme Cleanses On Earth

The health and fitness experts at Well + Good report on the 28-day Ayurvedic cleansing program known as Panchakarma and Rasayana.<p>Most cleanses involve a string of green juices and maybe some time in the sauna to detox. I, on the other hand, went a little (fine, a lot) more of a drastic route: I …

Sinusitis

5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

Find your own path to inner peace.<p>Dating all the way back to ancient times, meditation is a practice that teaches you how to connect your mind with your body to reach a state of calm and stillness in the present moment. From dedicated yogis to CEOs to celebrities, the practice has become a part of …

40 incredible street foods you should try around the world

Across the globe, some of the best, most authentic local dishes are cooked right on the street.<p>From fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds in Canada to fruits covered in a sweet candy shell in China, here are 40 street foods you won't regret sinking your teeth into.

Floating Observation Dome Gives Koi Fish a Scenic View of the Outside World

Koi Fish swim gracefully underwater but, unfortunately for them, their view of the outside world is just out of reach. The Floating Fish Dome by Dutch company Velda solves this issue and allows the privileged fish to swim a bit higher than the pond's surface. The fish are especially enticed to …

Chicago for foodies: Latest trends & unmissable eats

The James Beard Foundation can sniff out a culinary winner, which is why it chose Chicago to host its 'Oscars of the food world' award ceremony through 2021. The city has become a chowhound's hot spot, with award-winning chefs and foodie talent elevating an already thriving food scene to new …

city's

The Animal Kingdom's Most Devoted (And Disturbing) Mothers

Regardless of whether you actually like your mother, from an existential perspective you have to at least appreciate that she gave birth to you. She …

$5 Bicycle Cell Phone Charger By 16-Year-Old Romanian Inventor

Thomas, a brilliant 16-year-old inventor living in Romania, has created a DIY wind turbine cell phone charger for his bike that lets him charge his …

This Rescued Pet Rat And Dog Are The Best Buddies Ever

Osiris and Riff Rat are an unusually trusting couple; the 3-year-old Dutch shepherd therapy dog lets the 3-month-old rat crawl into his mouth and …

Pets