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  • A ‘Bionic Leaf' Turns Solar Energy Into Chemicals And Fuels

    A ‘Bionic Leaf' Turns Solar Energy Into Chemicals And Fuels

    A ‘Bionic Leaf' Turns Solar Energy Into Chemicals And Fuels

    Thursday, February 19 2015 11:27 AM EST2015-02-19 16:27:02 GMT
    Wednesday, August 12 2015 12:13 PM EDT2015-08-12 16:13:26 GMT
    February 13, 2015| byBrendan Cruz Colónphoto credit:The concept: a solar-powered fuel or chemical factory. Brendan Cruz Colón, Author providedShare on facebook46Share on twitter9Share on redditShare on google_plusone_shareMore Sharing ServicesPhotosynthesis – turning the sun's energy into food for plants – is the biological system that feeds the world. But despite its awesome power, the process is extremely inefficient. We can't really blame plants for this because photosynthesis evolved fora...More>>
    February 13, 2015| byBrendan Cruz Colónphoto credit:The concept: a solar-powered fuel or chemical factory. Brendan Cruz Colón, Author providedShare on facebook46Share on twitter9Share on redditShare on google_plusone_shareMore Sharing ServicesPhotosynthesis – turning the sun's energy into food for plants – is the biological system that feeds the world. But despite its awesome power, the process is extremely inefficient. We can't really blame plants for this because photosynthesis evolved fora...More>>
  • Why Does Marijuana Give You The Munchies?

    Why Does Marijuana Give You The Munchies?

    Why Does Marijuana Give You The Munchies?

    Thursday, February 19 2015 11:14 AM EST2015-02-19 16:14:18 GMT
    Wednesday, August 12 2015 12:13 PM EDT2015-08-12 16:13:25 GMT
    Chips, chicken wings, perhaps some White Castle? We already know that activating the cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1R) contributes to that uncontrollable urge to snack. And now, according to a newstudypublished inNaturethis week, the munchies are partly driven by neurons that, oddly enough, normally work to suppress your appetite.“It's like pressing a car's brakes and accelerating instead,”Yale's Tamas Horvathsays in anews release. “We were surprised to find that the neurons we thought were respo...More>>
    Chips, chicken wings, perhaps some White Castle? We already know that activating the cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1R) contributes to that uncontrollable urge to snack. And now, according to a newstudypublished inNaturethis week, the munchies are partly driven by neurons that, oddly enough, normally work to suppress your appetite.“It's like pressing a car's brakes and accelerating instead,”Yale's Tamas Horvathsays in anews release. “We were surprised to find that the neurons we thought were respo...More>>
  • 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Nikola Tesla

    8 Things You Didn’t Know About Nikola Tesla

    8 Things You Didn’t Know About Nikola Tesla

    Thursday, February 19 2015 9:57 AM EST2015-02-19 14:57:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 12 2015 12:13 PM EDT2015-08-12 16:13:25 GMT
    Inhonor of inventorNikola Tesla‘s 157th birthday, we've turned to two Tesla experts and historians to help us compile a list of interesting facts you probably never knew about the guy. The information below comes from interviews withW. Bernard Carlson, author of“Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age,”andMarc Seifer, author of“Wizard: Life and Times of Nicola Tesla.”1. HE WAS BORN DURING A LIGHTNING STORMNikola Tesla was born around midnight, between July 9 and July 10, 1856 during a fierce li...More>>
    Inhonor of inventorNikola Tesla‘s 157th birthday, we've turned to two Tesla experts and historians to help us compile a list of interesting facts you probably never knew about the guy. The information below comes from interviews withW. Bernard Carlson, author of“Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age,”andMarc Seifer, author of“Wizard: Life and Times of Nicola Tesla.”1. HE WAS BORN DURING A LIGHTNING STORMNikola Tesla was born around midnight, between July 9 and July 10, 1856 during a fierce li...More>>
  • Praline Cheesecake

    Praline Cheesecake

    Praline Cheesecake Prep Time and Total Time: 30 min Ingredient List and Recipe Steps: Ingredients2-1/2  cups all-purpose flour 1  cup butter, melted 2/3  cup finely chopped pecans 2 More>>
    Recipe provided by: Lisa Allen of Joppa, ALMore>>
  • The Hunderprest Of Melrose Abbey

    The Hunderprest Of Melrose Abbey

    The Hunderprest Of Melrose Abbey

    Thursday, February 19 2015 9:47 AM EST2015-02-19 14:47:19 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 9:47 AM EST2015-02-19 14:47:19 GMT
    The “Hunderprest” was a nickname given to an 11th-century priest of Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders. He was given the nickname because ofhis favorite pastime: hunting on horseback with a pack of hunting dogs. (“Hunderprest” means “dog priest.”)The story of the vampire of Melrose Abbey is based sometime around the year 1138. In life, the Hunderprest was a bit of a bad man, so when he died, he returned as a revenant. He was forced to drink the blood of innocents and change into a bat. It'...More>>
    The “Hunderprest” was a nickname given to an 11th-century priest of Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders. He was given the nickname because ofhis favorite pastime: hunting on horseback with a pack of hunting dogs. (“Hunderprest” means “dog priest.”)The story of the vampire of Melrose Abbey is based sometime around the year 1138. In life, the Hunderprest was a bit of a bad man, so when he died, he returned as a revenant. He was forced to drink the blood of innocents and change into a bat. It'...More>>
  • DOCUMENTARY ASKS MARS ONE VOLUNTEERS WHY THEY WANT TO DIE ON MARS

    DOCUMENTARY ASKS MARS ONE VOLUNTEERS WHY THEY WANT TO DIE ON MARS

    DOCUMENTARY ASKS MARS ONE VOLUNTEERS WHY THEY WANT TO DIE ON MARS

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