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Can you unplug for 24 hours? Join National Day of Unplugging 2015 at sundown tonight

In our hyperconnected and always-on culture, stepping away from our gadgets for one day can be a move in the right direction for slowing down and connecting with people, not screens.

In defense of the octopus, 8 extraordinary facts about the clever cephalopod

While the octopus is all too frequently cast aside as an odd slimy thing only good for dinner, these remarkable animals are some of the most fascinating creatures on the planet.

Samsung introduces Smart Home for dogs

The tiny house movement goes to the dogs with this $30,000 dream house.

Consumers' new eating habits are hurting Big Food's profits

This generation of shoppers has new interests and priorities when it comes to choosing what to buy at the grocery store, and Big Food is the antithesis of many of them.

A picture is worth: Steven M. Johnson's GYM

I thought the ELF was a great new idea; turns out our hero was there first.

Modernist Kuskoa Bi is 'world's first 100% bioplastics chair'

Molded out of plant-based bioplastics and sitting on a wooden base, this curvaceous piece combines traditional craftsmanship and new industrial design.

Photo: Sweet flock of sandpipers

These birds are commonly called Purple Sandpipers, although they have only the faintest of purple glosses in the winter.

Cleaner air = kids with bigger and stronger lungs for life, California study shows

Improvements between 11 and 15 years of age, when lungs grow quickly, remain for the rest of a kid's life.

DIY Beekeeping: Download and print a smart beehive kit

Combining elements of natural beekeeping, citizen science, open source hardware, and networked smart devices, these DIY beehives could be a powerful tool in the fight against Colony Collapse Disorder.

24 profoundly beautiful words that describe landscapes and nature

From aquabob to zawn, writer Robert Macfarlane's collection of unusual, achingly poetic words for nature create a lexicon we all can learn from.

Ringling Brothers circus to phase out elephant performances

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced today that it will stop using elephants in their shows by 2018.

Without Bound: Doc shares fascinating stories of mobile living nomads (Video)

Tiny houses aren't the only way to downsize and live comfortably with less; this insightful documentary looks into the stories of some who have chosen full-time mobile living in RVs, modified vans and more.

Are there actual benefits to using coffee pods?

The pod people manage to come up with some justifications.

Battle continues to rage between chicken farmer and employer Perdue

Craig Watts has taken yet another step against Perdue's incessant 'retaliatory inspections' by submitting a formal complaint to the Department of Labor. Perdue isn't impressed.

Summer home built with salvaged materials is a "treehouse for adults"

Constructed using recycled materials, this minimalist cabin features a facade that doubles as a climbing wall and overlapping interior spaces.

Why is Ford making e-bikes?

They make cars. And you'll notice, these e-bikes are sitting in front of cars. Ford cars. So what's this company up to? Possibly just prototype PR.

You spend less on food than your grandparents did

Americans are spending a smaller percentage of their income on food than previous generations. Is that a good thing?

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