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This plant's excruciating sting can drive humans mad, or even kill (Video)

Covered with tiny needle-like stinging hairs, contact with this innocent-looking plant has been compared to being burned and electrocuted at the same time -- and the effects, if left untreated, can last for months.

Paleisbrug is a raised park and pedestrian bridge all in one

It's another High Line wannabe but a real connection between two communities.

Extreme heat exposure up 4 to 6 times by mid-century

Extreme heat kills more people than tornadoes, hurricanes, or any other weather event. How will a 4- to 6-fold increase in extreme heat exposure impact the U.S. population?

Forget bikes; In the UK even the ducks get their own lanes

It's crowded on those sidewalks beside canals and everybody wants a piece of the pavement, even ducks.

Swedish house design is data driven (and small and modern)

200 million clicks on 86,000 houses were analyzed to come up with a design based totally on user preferences.

Squid-like robot destined to explore distant planets powered by magnetic fields

The NASA-funded robot may one day explore the seas of Europa, one of Jupiter's moons.

How to pack a lunch that you’ll really eat

If you love to eat, then a packed lunch can sometimes seem like a disappointing excuse for a meal. The trick is to make it something you look forward to eating.

Powered by Marmite: Unilever turns food waste into CO2 savings

The corporate giant is now using its efforts to pressure political leaders and CEOs to step up their own climate fight too.

Smaller gardens at Chelsea Flower Show have big ideas

Bigger isn't always better when it comes to life and gardens at Chelsea.

9 things you know about olive oil that are likely wrong

From high-heat cooking to the importance of extra-virginity, we tackle olive oil's most enduring myths.

UC San Diego students help produce the world's first algae-based surfboard

Instead of using a conventional polyurethane core, this sustainable surfboard starts with an algae-based foam blank.

Green roofs make happier, more productive workers

A new study shows that a quick look at a green roof perks you right up.

School of Visual Arts intervention questions the role of gender in design

This year at WantedDesign, SVA students took on the question of gender with a project titled Engender.

Chelsea Flower Show triumphs despite the rain

The rain on this year's show dampened the plants but not the spirits.

3D printing gives sea turtle new jaw

After a collision with a boat propellor, the sea turtle is now on the way to a full recovery.

Tongue in cheek advice for bicycle safety

Follow these simple rules and everyone will be safe, happy and comfortable coexisting with cars on the road.

Why it rains spiders in this Australian town

Providing nightmare fodder for arachnophobes everywhere, millions of spiders floated down from the sky recently in a phenomenon known as ‘spider rain.’

Giant Antarctica ice shelf about to disintegrate, says NASA

The 10,000 year-old ice shelf is half the size of Rhode Island; its collapse will add greatly to global sea level rise.

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