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An eco-friendly, partly human-powered, alternative to cars

The Raht Racer is one of what will probably be many forms or transporation that combine human energy with electricity to create much more enviromentally friendly cars. Although every form of production is, at the moment, at best not particularly environmentally “unfriendly,” this type

This Is What People In The 1800s Thought The Future Would Look Like

One thing that people like to do is try to predict the future, no matter how wild or uneducated their guesses are. This is a tradition as old as the human race, and is continuing today despite achievements in science and philosophy. Even back

These 14 Gorgeous Cities Are Literally Living On The Edge

There are more beautiful cities around the world than you will likely see in your lifetime. People come from all around the world to experience the beauty and charm of blooming metropolises, which have a reputation for their nightlife, sightseeing, or music and entertainment.

Israel flattens Bedouin village for 78th time in 4 years

Israeli Occupation Forces on Monday razed the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the Negev Desert for the 78th time in four years, local residents said, while four Palestinian minors were detained in Jerusalem. An Araqib resident who asked to remain anonymous told Anadolu news

3d Printed Metal Gun Is Even Better Than Expected

The decentralized nature of 3d printing technology has long interested everything between hobbyists and survivalists. When the first plans for a 3d printed plastic gun went available online last year, more than 100,000 people downloaded it within 2 days. Solid Concepts was the first company

The Origin Of The “Angry Face”

Anger is one of the four (or six) basic emotions found independent of location, culture, or age, among humans. Anger, along with sadness, happiness, and fear/surprise, make up the basic pallet of feelings which we internally mix together to form complex emotions. There are also

Ebola Mutating Much Faster In Humans Than Other Hosts

Somewhat surprisingly, the current strain of Ebola is mutating twice as fast in human hosts as in other hosts such as bats. This comes to light based on a study published very recently in Science, and reported on by ABC Science. The Ebola virus

Society’s Perception Of The “Things That Matter” Is Backwards

People within our society tend to forget that ecology and the environment are not simply a subset of scientific knowledge , but are in fact the basis for all life on this planet and even the existence of the economy (I wish I didn’t have

Jon Stewart Explains What Ferguson Has To Do With Race

Jon Stewart does an excellent job of summing up why the situation in Ferguson does have to do with race. In our coverage, we also discuss the disproportionate use of force by police in the United States, the fact they routinely kill unarmed (and

28 Crazy Things You Can Find On Google Earth

There are many crazy things you can see using Google Earth: everything from the destruction of the rainforest to strange designs only visible from the skies. Here, we show you 28 impressive satellite pictures, and give you the coordinates to find them yourself. 1.