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23

Apr

12 inspiring examples of macro flower photography
Spring has sprung and that means flowers abound. Grab your camera and take your photography to the next level, using these amazing images for your creative spark.

8 frugal living fails: When being cheap goes badWhat happens when your best intentions to save money take a turn for the worse?

8 frugal living fails: When being cheap goes bad
What happens when your best intentions to save money take a turn for the worse?

Asteroid hunting group says powerful asteroids strike Earth surprisingly oftenThe B612 Foundation seeks to raise awareness of the threats posed by asteroids, even those that burn up in the atmosphere or over uninhabited parts of the Earth.

Asteroid hunting group says powerful asteroids strike Earth surprisingly often
The B612 Foundation seeks to raise awareness of the threats posed by asteroids, even those that burn up in the atmosphere or over uninhabited parts of the Earth.

Turkish eco-city wants to heat homes with pistachio shellsFrom one of the world’s top pistachio-producing regions comes a not-too-entirely nutty idea: Burning waste shells to heat buildings.

Turkish eco-city wants to heat homes with pistachio shells
From one of the world’s top pistachio-producing regions comes a not-too-entirely nutty idea: Burning waste shells to heat buildings.

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It’s time for U.S. employers to go green
Is the decline in cursive handwriting a bad thing? Yes, but not for the reason you thinkWith the introduction of devices in the classroom, fewer students are learning cursive handwriting. If you’re wondering why that’s a problem, read on.

Is the decline in cursive handwriting a bad thing? Yes, but not for the reason you think
With the introduction of devices in the classroom, fewer students are learning cursive handwriting. If you’re wondering why that’s a problem, read on.

22

Apr

Animals with bigger brains have more self-controlA new study of 36 species suggests ecology and brain size may have played roles in cognitive evolution.

Animals with bigger brains have more self-control
A new study of 36 species suggests ecology and brain size may have played roles in cognitive evolution.

Veggie ice cream: Crime against dessert or ripe idea?Hagaan Dazs introduces ice cream made with vegetables in Japan.

Veggie ice cream: Crime against dessert or ripe idea?
Hagaan Dazs introduces ice cream made with vegetables in Japan.

Weather-controlling super lasers get closer to realityResearchers ‘fix’ the inherent weakness of a laser beam, making it capable of creating rain and lightning from afar.

Weather-controlling super lasers get closer to reality
Researchers ‘fix’ the inherent weakness of a laser beam, making it capable of creating rain and lightning from afar.

Recipe: Mayim Bialik’s Vegan Mac and CheezeThis yummy dish is the perfect answer to that age old question: ‘Don’t your vegan kids miss macaroni and cheese?’

Recipe: Mayim Bialik’s Vegan Mac and Cheeze
This yummy dish is the perfect answer to that age old question: ‘Don’t your vegan kids miss macaroni and cheese?’