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How I Made $10,000 a Year Reselling Old Clothes on eBay

And how you can too.<p>When I graduated from college and started my first job, I was on a strict budget. I was always looking for ways to make extra …

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

Is Time Travel Possible, According To Science?

Have you ever dreamed of traveling through time? Not at the standard, “boring” rate that we normally do — at one second per second — but either:<p>faster, so that you wound up far into the future while remaining the same age,<br>• slower, so that you could accomplish much more than anyone else over the same …

Time Travel

A stylist's five steps to make getting dressed easier

For some people, getting dressed in the morning is a joy. Good for them.<p>But for many men and women, the daily task of digging through an overstuffed closet to mix and match items of different fabrics, weights, and colors into something resembling a coherent outfit can take more time and brain power …

Paraguay fears dictatorship as president moves to amend constitution

After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, a senator steamrolled through the changes that could allow Horacio Cartes to be re-elected in 2018<p>After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, Paraguay’s president, Horacio Cartes, has moved to amend the constitution to allow him to be re-elected …

Venezuela

Thousands of worlds may lurk beyond Pluto — and a stunning new animation shows the ones we've found

You may be familiar with our solar system's eight planets — Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. There's also their famous dwarf-planet companion, Pluto.<p>But this icy world may just be an appetizer to what lurks in a region beyond Pluto called the Kuiper Belt.<p>As this …

Liberals need to stop obsessing over privilege or they’ll never accomplish anything

In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, a debate emerged over whether the general women’s strike planned might merely end up as a day of leisure for ladies who’d probably be lunching regardless. Some progressive critiques—Sady Doyle in Elle, Maureen Shaw in Quartz—framed race and class …

Feminism

Butter Toffee-Pecan Layer Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Frosting: Melt 3/4 cup of the butter in a deep, heavy-duty saucepan over low. Increase heat to medium-high, and bring …

Dessert

This In-Depth Video Tutorial Reveals 10 Photoshop Tricks That You’ll Wish You Had Known Before

Image-editing impresario Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is our go-to source of in-depth Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials that are guaranteed to make a …

Tutorials

Coding For Kids ~ Amazing Toys & Games That Keep Them Le

#video games #coding #toys #Christmas #Gifts #learning #parenting #educational #happiness #minecraft<p>Bloxels: Build Your Own Video Game ~ Bloxels is …

Lego Boost Educational Robot Teaches Kids To Create & Code Stuff

Jason Lazarus January 29, 2017 379<p>Today’s children are growing up around technology like never before, and when it comes toys, anything having to do …

Healthy No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Our favorite part of these creamy, sweet-and-salty bars is the crust: Melted chocolate and just a little bit of butter make it crunchy without …

Baby seeing mother's face clearly for the first time will brighten your day

The bond between a mother and child is precious. So imagine the joy this mother experienced when her baby saw her clearly for the first time.<p>In the …

Parenting

Now you can take Pixar’s ‘The Art of Storytelling’ course for free

Have you always wanted to be Pixar animator? Now that process is a tiny bit easier. The animation studio recently made a number of courses available on the Khan Academy website to help you start your journey — and they’re free.<p>The group of courses are called “Pixar in a Box” and include short …

Amazing Japanese Pop Art Face Painting

This year, the result of the exam organized by the makeup school Make Up For Ever is bluffing. With only one instruction of re-appropriating the …

Libraries and museums team up for bold political statement: Facts are real

Some things are verifiably true. In honor of these things—traditionally known as “facts”—museums, libraries, and other cultural organizations are taking to social media today to share tidbits and truths under the hashtag #DayOfFacts.<p>In normal times, a hashtag like this would be little more than a …

Museums

The first 25 days of Trump have been a zoetrope of galloping despair | Lindy West

In the post-Obama United States, there are simply too many emergencies to hold all of them in your mind at once<p>Today, during my morning routine of opening my laptop, clicking on literally anything, and just screaming and screaming, I made the astonishing discovery that Donald Trump has only been …

Thought Your Mind Was Blown by Arrival? Wait Until You See the Clues You Missed

Production designer Patrice Vermette and set decorator Paul Hotte take us behind the scenes.<p><i>With voting open for this year’s Oscars, we’re taking a closer look at some of the craftspeople nominated for the year’s best films—from the people who re-created the Golden Age of Hollywood for the Coen</i> …

What to Cook This Weekend

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. For those of us who follow recipe trends the way Jim Cantore follows the weather, it’s been a pretty easy week: Our …

5 places you can educate yourself online for free

According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is associated with flexibility, innovation, and joy.<p>Equally as compelling, continued learning has been shown to protect your …

Beyond Science Fiction: the Alternative Realism of Michael Whelan

Michael Whelan's artwork is some of the most instantly recognizable, and iconic in the world of science fiction and fantasy. He is practically his …

Companies take note: Play ball with the Trumps, or be attacked by the White House

The blurry boundaries between the Trump family’s business ties and the presidency of the United States have not become much more clear since Donald Trump took office.<p>Despite the president’s assurances he would separate from the Trump organization, he only started filing papers to do so days after …

Donald Trump

Read These 16 Powerful, Important Books Written By Immigrant Authors

Stories of humanity that have come from all over the world.<p>For the moment, justice has put a hold on Donald Trump's executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from entering the United States. That this order showed prejudice and unwarranted fear of outsiders …

First on the White House agenda – the collapse of the global order. Next, war? | Jonathan Freedland

Trump’s allies yearn to wreck alliances that have kept the peace for decades. Progressives must preserve them<p>Donald Trump doesn’t read books. He leaves that to his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, the man rapidly emerging as the true power behind the gaudy Trump throne. Given Bannon’s influence – he …

Steve Bannon

You Can Cook Almost Any Grain Like Popcorn

If you have mastered the popping of corn, chances are you’re ready to add other crunchy, delicious, whole grains to your snack repertoire. It turns …

My dad predicted Trump in 1985 – it's not Orwell, he warned, it's Brave New World

The ascent of Donald Trump has proved Neil Postman’s argument in Amusing Ourselves to Death was right. Here’s what we can do about it<p>Over the last year, as the presidential campaign grew increasingly bizarre and Donald Trump took us places we had never been before, I saw a spike in media references …

Fake News

Bosch and Bruegel review – more gripping than a thriller

Two master painters of the macabre and the mundane come together in Joseph Leo Koerner’s frightening, fascinating study<p>Hieronymus Bosch and Pieter Bruegel the Elder work like antagonistic muscles in the imagination, pulling with and against each other. Bosch is a painter of medieval hellfire whose …

Scientists Baffled by McConnell and Ryan’s Ability to Stand Upright Without Spines

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Calling it a “medical mystery of the first order,” scientists are baffled by the ability of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan to stand upright without the benefit of spines.<p>Doctors at the University of Minnesota Medical School, who …

Want to understand what Trump and Bannon are up to? Look to the Russian Revolution of 1917

The key to a successful insurrection, Vladimir Lenin wrote three days before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, was the seizure of the telephone and telegraph. Every Soviet child, including myself, learned this dictum in the fourth grade.<p>In the 21st century, I never thought I’d have reason to …

Dark & Photorealistic Drawings by Shohei Otomo

Japanese illustrator Shohei Otomo is the son of Katsuhiro Otomo, the man behind the famous manga Akira. He creates very realistic drawings and mostly …