Ideas for Lawyer Office Interior Design

Whether you believe it or not, a lawyer’s office should be designed or decorated in a way that resembles its purposes.    Why do you ask? Because along with the lawyer or the attorney, other personnel like your coworkers and…

This beekeeper trained his bees to make intoxicating “canna-honey” from marijuana plants

BY: ALEX BROWN One beekeeper has captivated an online audience of stoners with his latest project, “canna-honey.” Marijuana smokers may be familiar with the term, which refers to a type of oil-like substance produced from refined THC crystals otherwise known…

The coolest, weirdest marijuana-infused beverages that are surprisingly legal in the US and UK

BY: QUENTIN STUCKEY Whether you’re using it because you’re looking for a different kind of buzz than alcohol or if your doctor has prescribed it to you for the sake of your health, marijuana (or cannabis) is one of the…

5 cool and unusual bicycle designs

Tired of turning the corner and seeing someone riding the exact same bike as you? There are plenty of unique bicycles you can buy to cement your individuality on the road. Not only are these bikes ridiculously eye-catching and well-made,…

The next evolution of birth control is moving beyond the pill

In 1839, Charles Goodyear came up with a simple rubber invention that changed everything. Not the tire – that had already been around for years before. No, this small rubber flap was the world’s first condom: a simple, snug-fitting device…

Tesla is working to restore power following the hurricane in Puerto Rico

BY BROOKLYN PINHEIRO Immediately after the category 4 hurricane whipped out power on the island of Puerto Rico on September 20th Tesla stepped in to help. Originally the company sent Powerwall battery systems that can be paired with the country’s…

This U.S. city is looking to brew its first 100% locally sourced beer

With unseasonably warm autumn temperatures casting a balmy breeze over green suburbs, it’s as though nature herself decided to give us a few extra weeks of summer. And with this perpetual summer – extra baseball games, shorts season projected to…

This musician created an immersive underwater concert and it sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard before

One of the things about music that most aspiring musicians quickly discover is that it’s a field where book knowledge and theory can only take you so far. All the mathematical knowledge of music, notes, and scales need to be…

This hybrid vehicle is getting an eco-upgrade by incorporating solar panels into the roof

Solar engineering has always been about space in some capacity. Not just outer space – though solar panels definitely got their start high above Earth, in an airless, cloudless vacuum. These days, solar engineering involves the other kind of space:…

Toronto to Montreal in 39 minutes? Canadian route is one of the finalists for the world’s first Hyperloop

All Photos from Hyperloop One  In the years before continent-spanning superhighways and two cars in every garage, rail travel was the number one means of transit across the country. It was fast for the time, relatively cheap, and bound to…

10 things every new cyclist needs

So you’ve bought the bike, but what else do you need to become a cyclist? Here are 10 essential items to make sure you ride safely and comfortably – luckily they are all far less expensive than the bicycle itself.…

Flip phones are back – but they’ve got a bit of an upgrade

BY AILEEN ZANGOUEI Approximately 2.1 billion people are smart-phone users on a global scale. You see them just about anywhere you go, whether it’s on the subway during your morning commute, the grocery store, or at the gym. You can’t…

For 10 years, the Galaxy Zoo has been bringing citizens closer to the stars

Ten years ago, a strange blue smear flashed across the computer screen of Hanny von Arkel, a Dutch elementary school teacher. That anomalous blue smudge was located on a powerful telescope tracking movement. Thanks to the efforts of von Arkel,…

New research is rewriting the origins of our relationships with our furry friends

On an average morning, you might wake up to the sound of your dog scratching at the door to go outside and do its business. Or you might wake up after your cat plops its furry ass on your face…

Salt therapy is being used to treat lung and skin problems

BY: NADIA ZAIDI From eczema to psoriasis, and even asthma, salts are being hailed as a beneficial form of alternative treatment for various ailments. It might seem like a stretch because we’re usually told to stay away from excess salt…

New material of the future is cheaper and more versatile than traditional solar cells

Solar energy encompasses a lot of parallel engineering fields. In many ways, it’s not really like any other power generation field available. Rather than “power plants,” you have “solar farms”, which spread a vast array of kilowattage across a very…

Are green energy technologies a realistic option for most people?

BY: OLLIE WHITE Once considered a concept practiced mostly by businesses, industries and wealthy individuals, today green energy technologies are getting more and more popular among ordinary households and families, both in urban and rural areas. And while there is…

Are Mobile Devices the Key to Sustainability?

BY: JENN FRENCH Typically, conversations related to mobile devices and sustainability are focused on the damage that our reliance on cellphones and tablets is doing to the environment. It’s undoubtedly a concern; after all, anywhere between 20 and 50 million…

Reaching and Retaining Financial Stability

A guide to keeping your money in the right balance What the finance gurus aren’t telling you There are a lot useful (and common-sense) financial gurus out there who tend to promise all kinds of wonderful things if you follow…

The world’s first carbon eating machine just opened in Switzerland

As any student of the natural sciences can probably tell you, carbon used to be a good molecule. We loved it – it was, after all, one of the key molecules in organic chemistry, part of the delicate but vital…