U.S. Moving Forward on Bicycle Interstate Highway... →
A plan that originated in the 1980s to build a system of interstate bike paths has come back to life after lying dormant for 30 years. Only two stretches of bike interstate were established back then: U.S. Bicycle Route 1 from Virginia to North Carolina (initially planned to run from Florida to Maine) and U.S. Bicycle Route 76 from Virginia to Illinois (initially planned to run from Virginia to...
Want Better Naps? Sleep in a Hammock →
lifehacker: A group of Swiss scientists studied the effects of sleep in hammock-like conditions by hooking a dozen people up to EEG units while they fell asleep on gently rocking beds. The end result was basically Science confirming what hammock-enthusiasts have been saying for years—the gentle rocking motion not only puts you to sleep faster, but the sleep is just plain better.
Vegas playground turns heavy machinery into adult... →
On your next trip to empty your pockets and soul in Las Vegas, why not set aside $400 for Dig This, a playground for adults to spend two hours operating excavators and bulldozers. Session’s free if you find a body. They pay you if you find Jimmy Hoffa. (via jalopnik)
Apple to 'ban iPhone gig filming' →
iPhone users may soon be stopped from filming at concerts — as a result of new Apple technology. The leading computer company plans to build a system that will sense when people are trying to video live events — and turn off their cameras. A patent application filed by Apple revealed how the technology would work. If an iPhone were held up and used to film during a concert infra-red sensors ...
Cows In China Are Now Producing Human Breast Milk →
gizmodo: Amidst all the concern going around that cows’ milk is bad for you, Chinese scientists have found a way to fix the problem: By genetically engineering cows to produce human breast milk. Is soy milk just not in favor yet? Researchers at the Agricultural University in Beijing managed to produce milk with the same healthful properties as mothers’ milk. The milk itself was...