Amanda Carlson

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Consume responsible amounts of marijuana with a Keurig for weed

Just when you thought you had run out of ways to consume marijuana, in comes something newer and weirder.<p>CannaKorp has unveiled a new vaporizer, the …

Reading on computer screens changes how your brain works, scientists say

Reading on computer screens and smartphones has made people unable to fully understand what they are reading as our brains retreat into focusing on small details rather than meanings, a study claims.<p>Researchers found that those who filled in forms, read short stories or studied using computer …

High Level

Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

Build a Patio Table with Built-In Ice Boxes

Patio Table with Built-In Ice Boxes<br>by Heidi of Kruse’s Workshop<p>Howdy from South Dakota! I’m Heidi, and along with my trusty husband, Brent, we’ve …

The Home Depot Logo

1<p>Cut wood<p>Make most of your lumber cuts first. If you don’t have the right saw, ask your local Home Depot associate to make the cuts for you. Save the …

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Pallet walls have been trending big time in the Project Nursery Gallery, which had me dreaming of endless design possibilities the moment my eye …

Outdoor Decorating Ideas: Vertical Gardens and Hanging Gardens

Including vertical gardens into the patio decor is a trend we noticed, along with hanging gardens, in the recent additions to our Patio Style …

upcycling ideas {20 perfect pallet projects}

You know, I’ve never really been much of a magazine girl. I don’t subscribe to any, they were just never my go to for inspiration. But let me tell …

Ana White: How To Build a Rolling Storage Cart

Ana White is a very popular DIY blogger who is all about encouraging people of all skill levels to get a little sawdust in their lives. She has so …

How to Build a Harvest Table Using Pipes

How to Pack a Jar Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Another -- and arguably the best -- use for your mason jar.</i><p>Last week, I spilled a jar …

Healthy Eating

Top 23 New & Awesome DIY Pallet Projects

There is no need to tell you about all the positive things we have when we have a pallets at home. There are so many ways to repurpose them and make …

23 Incredible DIY Outside Bar Ideas

Outside bar is one of the best ideas for your garden this year. It is very useful thing when you gather with your friends and when you are making …

22 Most Unique DIY Coat Rack Design Ideas

Coat racks are integral part of every interior design. They are timeless pieces of furniture in every entryway, that can not be replaced with …

How to Network Your Way to Success

You often hear that to be successful you must be a networker, and that your connections will do more for you than your resume. There is certainly …

New drug W18 is '10,000 times more powerful than morphine'

A new drug considered to be 10,000 times more powerful than morphine has hit the market in the US after being discovered in Canada.<p>The synthetic …

Once this breakthrough happens, artificial intelligence will be smarter than humans

There's no way of knowing when the machines will take over, but scientists have a prediction about the breakthrough that would have to occur in order …

Artificial Intelligence

Obesity could be contagious like superbug C.diff, suggest scientists

Obesity could be a contagious condition which spreads in the same way as bugs like C.diff, scientists have suggested.<p>A huge study of bacteria in the human gut has found that one third of species produce spores which survive in the open air and can potentially move between people.<p>Scientists now …

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Mom Gives Birth To Baby Boy. 2 Years Later, She Gives Birth To His ‘Twin’<p>9 hours ago<p>Mom Cleans Grill And Cooks Burgers. Son Nearly Dies After Eating …

Study: Fast Food Comes With a Helping of Industrial Chemicals

It's generally accepted that fast food isn't particularly healthy, but a new study out this week suggests that people who consume more fast food may also be ingesting potentially harmful chemicals. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the research provides evidence that fast food is a major source of a category …

A 24-Hour Drink Menu for the Prettiest Skin of Your Life

You are what you sip.<p>Being as skin-obsessed as I am, I slather on all the products I can fit in my medicine cabinet daily. But I know full well I could be doing more as every Hollywood star with seemingly perfect skin takes an <i>inside-out</i> approach to beauty—i.e. it's not simply what you put on your …

14 Great Sneakers to Buck the High-Heel Trend In

Trying to read the runway tea leaves and divine a glimpse of your fashion future? If the Fall collections are any indication, break out the Band-Aids and heel salves now. After a long and glorious reign of sneakers as a staple both in the front rows and on the streets, the pump—whether prim or …

5 Reasons You Should Start Eating (Yes, Eating) Coconut Oil

So, you've finally broken down and purchased yourself a jar of coconut oil. But why are you supposed to be into it again?<p>"Coconut oil...is a type of fat that is actually utilized by the body to make energy," said clinical nutritionist Ariane Hundt. "Unlike other saturated fats, coconut oil is not …

The Work Of These 10 Tattooists Is Elevating The Idea Of ‘Body Art’

Tattoos are becoming damn near ubiquitous these days. It’s pretty hard to think of a celebrity under 40 that doesn’t have at least one (or more). Any amount of time spent watching sports, scrolling through Instagram, or drinking at a bar, and you’re going to see some ink.<p>I’ve been getting tattoos …

How to Free Yourself from Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives--so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about …

Instagram is taking advantage of Twitter's weakness

A new report on the global state of social media confirms what everyone’s been talking about lately -- Twitter is struggling and Instagram is taking …

Therapy can actually make things worse for some people

For all the talk about dangerous side effects from medication, you rarely hear about negative consequences from psychological treatment. But researchers have found a significant minority of people who feel they are worse off after therapy.<p>A team led by mental health research professor Mike …

Depression

In California, Poisonous Death Cap Mushrooms Are The Forager's Bane

Donna Davis thought she had hit the jackpot with the two bags of mushrooms she collected in the woods of Northern California's Salt Point State Park. Instead, she ended up in the hospital, facing the possibility of a liver transplant, after mistakenly eating a poisonous mushroom known as the death …

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