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Although we seem to think and talk about food almost constantly, do we really know how best to preserve it or do we leave this responsibility to technology? Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Jihyun Ryou feels we no longer understand how to treat food. Her Save Food from the Fridge project involves placing certain foods on a group of "knowledge shelves" outside the fridge. Perhaps through a better relationship with our food we may be able to waste less and conserve more energy. The ethylene gas produced by apples keeps potatoes from sprouting.
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Beloved children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, who wrote Where the Wild Things Are and countless other children's books, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 83. Sendak, who threw the age-old tradition of stuffy children's literature on its head with his scary plots, complex characters and dreamlike illustrations, inspired writer Dave Eggers and director Spike Jonze to bring his most famous story to the big screen with the movie version of Where the Wild ...more
Mental calisthenics bulk up some layers By William J. Cromie Harvard News Office People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don't. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the first evidence that meditation can alter the physical structure of our brains.
San Francisco PD have caught a crook using an ingeniously low-fi method to rip people off ATMs: napkins.
post written by: Marc Email When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.
In modern society, we are conditioned from an early age to want things we don't need.
Think of this list as the Academy Awards of getting bigger, stronger and leaner: It’s a collection of tips that represent total domination in the gym. Each “best” selection was chosen based on either bona fide scientific data, overwhelming anecdotal evidence by hardcore gym rats around the world or both. Looking for the best way to add thickness to your arms, carve out a six-pack or throw around more weight than you ever have? You’ll find the answer here. <img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-17693" title="blog9" src="http://cdn.simplyshredded.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/blog91.jpg" alt="" width="610" height="374"/>
Bug Out Bag For someone new to being a Survivalist building your first Bug Out Bag can seem like a big task. Everybody you read about has been tweaking theirs for months or even years and has a pile of gear built up. It’s hard to know where to start, but if you cover all of the basics in a survival situation you will still be much better off that 99% of the people.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor. The term ‘Bugging Out’ refers to the decision to abandon your home due to an unexpected emergency situation–whether a natural disaster or one caused by man. A ‘Bug Out Bag’ is a pre-prepared survival kit designed to sustain you through the journey to your destination once you’ve decided to ‘Bug Out’ in the event of an emergency evacuation. Typically, the Bug Out Bag (BOB) is a self-contained kit designed to get you through at least 72 hours. This kit is also referred to as a 72-Hour Bag, a Get Out Of Dodge Bag (GOOD Bag), an EVAC Bag, and a Battle Box.
The Allegheny National Forest sits in the rugged plateau country of northwestern Pennsylvania. Many creeks and streams cut deeply into the plateau, creating a rolling and sometimes steep topography with a 1,300-foot range of elevation.
By Dave Hurteau There are some things you don’t have to try to know you won’t like. Hot yoga and colonics come to mind.