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How the insights of the Large Hadron Collider are being made open to everyone

If you visit the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) exhibition, now at the Queensland Museum, you’ll see the recreation of a moment when the scientist who …

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Prefab Homes

This Great Course on Beating Procrastination Used to Be Paid, Now It’s Free

Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has …

29 Super Festive Trash-to-Treasure Christmas Crafts

Annie, get your hot glue gun!<p>Sure, you <i>could</i> buy everything at the store, but what's the fun in that? (And half the time, you know you could do it better anyway.) We took some of the most common household items around — think toilet paper rolls and dated decor signs — and used a little elbow grease …

Crafting

12 Ways to Reuse Wine Bottles (Christmas Decor Edition)

After painting the wine bottles, add some letters to them to spell a fun Christmas word! Depending on how many bottles you have, you can spell “joy,” …

The Midwest's Most Charming Small Towns

Small towns in the Midwest are marked by their community feel: a zest for life, a love of their neighbors and a hankering for some good ol' fun. …

Here's how to spend the first hour of the workday for maximum productivity

There's "work," and then there's real work. "Work" is email correspondence, and group meetings, and other administrative tasks that are technically necessary, but don't meaningfully contribute to your professional success.<p>Real work, on the other hand, encompasses those bigger projects and tasks …

19 simple garden ideas with spectacular results

We gathered 19 ideas to help you improve your garden, for big spaces or small, it doesn't matter, as you will see, you can great ideas that will suit …

Landscaping

This essay got a high-school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools.<p>"I'm sort of still in shock. I don't think I've processed everything yet," she excitedly told Business Insider.<p>The Ivy League is notoriously hard to get into, as the hundreds of …

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

TED Talks

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

9 'geek' lessons to entrepreneurs from Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber

He came, he saw, and he 'ubered'. Travis Kalanick, Founder of Uber, got a thunderous applause at the ‘Startup India’ initiative by the Indian …