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This couple had a concrete plan for the full-gut reno on existing 1960 bungalow<p>Built in 2001 at the base of the Alpine Ski Club, this custom-crafted …

Ontario

See Which Health Supplements Aren't Backed By Science

There are a lot of fad diets and articles out there that tell you which commonplace and obscure supplements you should be adding to your diet. But …

Vegans Suck at Science. Here's The Proof.

The 6 Biggest Lies About Eating Meat<p>If there's one macronutrient you can't overdo, it's protein. And if there's one type of protein you can't go …

Why Apple's new energy business should scare utilities

Backing large-scale solar farms in locales like California, Mongolia, China and Nevada may have just been a warm up for Apple's foray into clean …

Epic National Park Hiking Trails

Whether your idea of a hike involves hardcore boots, trekking poles, and backcountry maps, or a pair of sneakers, water bottle, and paved trails with …

Hiking

Depressing Paper Suggests Cancer's an Evolutionary Mechanism to 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool

We were never meant to live forever.<p>Two scientists have come up with a depressing new hypothesis that attempts to explain why cancer is so hard to …

Spring Road Trip: Hiking and Waterfalls in Portland

With daylight savings right around the corner (March 12), the promise of longer daylight hours have us dreaming of packing the car, tuning up a few …

Couple ditches 6-figure income to travel — and now saves more money

Many people wait until retirement to save enough money to travel. Meanwhile they work every day to make ends meet. A Canadian couple, Nick Wharton and Dariece Swift, had a different plan. While still in their 20s, they gave up everything and began a traveling adventure most others can only dream …

South-east Asia

We think we found America's most jaw-droppingly gorgeous beach campground

4.3<p>Shi Shi Beach Rd, Clallam Bay, WA, US<p>63mi • 01h 47m<p>3.5<p>50883 Highway 112, Port Angeles, WA, US<p>36mi • 01h 15m<p>4.7<p>600 E Park Ave, Port Angeles, WA, …

Emma Watson Finds A Familiar Castle In The First Teaser Trailer For ‘Beauty And The Beast’

Following the box-office success of <i>Maleficent</i>, Disney’s live-action retelling of its cartoon classic <i>Sleeping Beauty</i> from the villain’s perspective, the studio has been itching for more. Hence director Bill Condon’s upcoming live-action remake of the 1991 animated classic, <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>. The …

The best landmarks in the world, according to TripAdvisor

The winners were determined based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings from travelers over a 12-month period.<p>TripAdvisor also included the average accommodation rates for summer for each destination, based on all bookable hotels on its site.<p>From the world's largest religious structure …

Taj Mahal

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Travel

How to Grow Houseplants That Won't Hurt Your Cat or Dog

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>We gardeners can be a bit obsessive when it comes to our plants – we like them in the garden, on decks and …

Plants

11 houseplants it is almost impossible for even the laziest gardener to kill

Fancy having a little piece of the outdoors on your windowsill, or some gorgeous plants on the centre of your coffee table?<p>Some of us don't really have green fingers - it's easy to forget to water and seeing your proudly purchased plant turn to crumbly brown fronds can be very depressing.<p>Here's a …

Father and His Tiny Astronaut Son Explore Earth Together in Adorable Photo Project

We tell kids that the sky’s the limit when it comes to exploring the world’s possibilities, but we tend to forget to embrace that wisdom in our own lives, as we get bogged down in the day-to-day responsibilities of adulthood. Photographer Aaron Sheldon has revived a starry-eyed, childlike curiosity …

Cute

Montana road trip: 5 essential items for your itinerary

IT DOESN’T MATTER how you make your way across Glacier Country — north to south, east to west, or a bunch of circles and zigzags to make sure you see …

Apricot kernels could be 'hidden health hazard'

Europe’s food safety watchdog warns the latest ‘superfood’ contains a compound that is converted to cyanide in the body at harmful levels<p>They have been billed as a new “superfood”, bursting with vitamins, with potential cancer-fighting properties, and a vital ingredient in detoxes. They even appear …

Cyanide

This Teeny Tiny House Is Huge On Style

Elyse is a Senior Writer at LittleThings.com. She enjoys tacos, kickboxing, and naming animals. In fact, she named two of her mother’s six cockatiels …

Redwoods A-Frame Cabin

Here's The South American Spot Every Traveler Is Talking About

You've heard the mystical lore of Machu Picchu, and by now you've at least considered a flight to Rio de Janeiro.<p>Yes, we all know that South America is is near the top of travel bucket lists. But there's one important place that's likely not on your radar... yet.<p>Ladies and gentlemen, meet …

South America

Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'

<b>Carbon dioxide emissions from industrial society have driven a huge growth in trees and other plants.</b><p>A new study says that if the extra green leaves prompted by rising CO2 levels were laid in a carpet, it would cover twice the continental USA.<p>Climate sceptics argue the findings show that the extra …

Climate Change

Photographer Gerd Ludwig warns of 'human hubris' 30 years after Chernobyl

Documenting the aftermath of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl 30 years ago has become Gerd Ludwig's life work. The German photographer has visited …

Chernobyl

Anker PowerHouse 400Wh portable generator can charge via solar power

A new version of the Anker PowerHouse compact generator has hit Amazon and can be purchased now. The device has 400Wh of power inside that is stored …

Gear & Gadgets

41 movies you have to see this summer

Wedged between the must-see titles like "Captain America: Civil War," "X-Men: Apocalypse," and "Suicide Squad" are Seth Rogen's "Neighbors 2" and the new "Ghostbusters," plus titles for the kids, like "Finding Dory" and "The Secret Life of Pets."<p>Here we break down 41 (!) movies that should be on …

Film Industry

Ten Things You Need To Know About Sake

Sake is made of three things: water, fermented rice and koji, and while it may sound simple it can be as complex as fine wine. I quizzed sake specialist Windy Ho, who is on track to become a sake sommelier later this spring, (there are currently only 79 in the US) about all things sake. Ho is …

Customers

Bryce Canyon National Park: Hiking the Rim Trail

<i>Looking down into Bryce Amphitheater at the magical hoodoos.</i><p>The Rim Trail follows the mesa tops for 5.5 miles each way. The trail can be joined at …

Russian Photographer’s Experiment Destroys the Illusion of Privacy

Russian photographer and art student Egor Tsvetkov used his own photos and a facial recognition app to destroy any illusion of privacy we might have …

Photography

Everything you need to know to assemble and care for a succulent garden

These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>It’s hard to say at what point the growing of succulents went from being a nerdy backwater of gardening to a viral sensation. It might have been the …

Plants

'Star Wars' original trilogy gets rare big-screen re-release

The <i>Star Wars</i> original trilogy is returning to the big screen.<p>The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema chain is sponsoring roadshow screenings of the iconic sci-fi …