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The 13 Best Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Lose Weight

When you're eating healthfully in an attempt to shed some pounds, your snacks need not be as bland as cardboard. In fact, as proven by Redbook's video above, there are some truly tasty bites that will satisfy your afternoon "hangries." And it's a good idea to set yourself up with snacks that you …

Nutrition

ISIS threatens Russia in new propaganda video, says 'Kremlin will be ours'

The Islamic State (ISIS) militant group has released a new video threatening to launch attacks in Russia "soon, very soon."<p>The highly produced video, …

HUGE List of FREE Homeschool Curriculum & Resources

<i>This is the weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Jamerrill from FreeHomeschoolDeals.com. If you aren’t a homeschooler,</i> …

Homeschooling

Programming for Kids: Way More Fun Than It Sounds

<b>By Joni Blecher</b><p><i>Joni Blecher is a freelance writer who has spent her career covering tech and a myriad of lifestyle topics. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring the food scene in Portland, Oregon.</i><p>At an early age, many kids get computer-like games designed to teach things like basic …

Computer Science

What makes us extroverts and introverts?

Why do some people prefer adventure and the company of others, while others favour being alone? It’s all to do with how your brain processes rewards.<p>Will you spend Saturday night in a crowded bar, or curled up with a good book? Is your ideal holiday adventure sports with a large group of mates and, …

Psychology

Secret city design tricks manipulate your behaviour

Hidden in our streets and buildings are "unpleasant designs" that force us to make certain choices, discovers Frank Swain. Once you know what they are, it will transform how you see your city.<p>When Selena Savic walks down a city street, she sees it differently to most people. Whereas other designers …

Skateboarding

Tiny, Offline, Off-Grid and Ready for Creation

It’s a funny contradiction that the information age–so brimming with raw creative material–is often the assassin of creativity. It’s as if our …

Off-grid

Electricity-free Groundfridge lets you store perishables without traditional refrigeration

It’s easy to forget how much energy it takes to keep our food fresh. So imagine taking advantage of the earth’s natural underground insulation to …

These 9 Urban Farms Will Change The Way You Look At Food

If the population continues to grow at its current rate, the world is going to have nearly 400 million new mouths to feed by the end of the decade. …

Colorful Hexagonal Wall Tiles Made From Sound-Absorbing "Wood Wool"

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles by Form Us With Love strike a brilliant balance between sustainable materials, economy and functionality. The …

Solar Panels For Sale | Knowing Costs Before You Buy

Buying Solar Panels For Your Home<p>It can be really exciting shopping for and buying a solar power system to generate electricity in your home. The …

Solar Power

It's 4 times better than standard solar setups and it looks freakin' cool: Meet the Solar Sunflower.

What if we could turn different types of solar power into one mega sun-fueled energy source?<p>That's exactly what Gianluca Ambrosetti, the head of …

Clean Energy

Portraits of a Community Living Off the Grid in a Remote Spanish Ecovillage

Photographer Kevin Faingnaert first heard about Matavenero, a remote ecovillage high up in the isolated mountainous region of Northwest Spain, from a …

Jebara: Nov. 11 a chance to reflect on Muslims' war sacrifices, too

On Nov. 11, I will remember human souls who perished in order for others to thrive. Little known and frequently forgotten by most are Muslims who …

World History
Human Rights

Muslim footballer tries to remove beer bottle from his press conference but is overruled by club official

An interesting clash between religious beliefs and big-money sports and their sponsors occurred in Spain's La Liga on Thursday.<p>Shkodran Mustafi, a German defender for the Spanish soccer club Valencia CF, took the stage for a midweek press conference. The player, who is described by the German …

Soccer

NYC public schools to close for two Muslim holidays

New York City Public Schools will get two new days off in 2015, as Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city will incorporate the Muslim holidays of …

This Muslim Woman Responded To An Anti-Islam Protestor With A Hug

Yet another problem solved by hugs and free snacks.

Religion
Religion

What Is Natural Coffee? Let's Find Out From Counter Culture Coffee Expert Tim Hill

Natural coffee with defects can reflect under UV light.<p>Let’s start with a basic fact: coffee begins life as a fruit, and the sequence of events this …

Coffee

The Cafflano Coffee Brewer Looks Pretty Dope

In an event packed with big, shiny brewing methods, one booth at the New York Coffee Festival stood out as the next small thing in soup-to-nuts …

7 Drinks That Will Change the Way You Consume Coffee Forever

When Starbucks rolled out the Flat White earlier this year, it proved that a simple tilt of milk ratios can send the coffee-drinking public spiraling …

Coffee

Custom Vision: The Espresso Machines of Melbourne's Specht Design

When you’re setting up a cafe, every aesthetic and functional detail gets taken into consideration, from the floor color and texture (tiles, wood, …

Coffee

Let Michael Phillips from Blue Bottle Coffee Teach You How to Brew an Amazing Cup of Coffee

There are a number of good videos online that show you how you can brew a great cup of coffee at home. If you want to understand the intricate …

Coffee

10 Recipes That Practically Make Your Kitchen Starbucks

Decadent coffee drinks are delicious. But when you consider all of the indulgent ingredients (heavy creams, sugary syrups), they aren’t exactly the healthiest bevs on the block. Our solution? Go the BYOB (be your own barista) route with simple, natural recipes that taste even better than the …

Williams-Sonoma

Here's How The Rest Of The World Drinks Coffee

What more can be said about coffee? A lot, it turns out.<p>Europe will import 44.5 million bags this year, and drinkers in the U.S. will spend $40 billion on it. You love it, we love it. People all around the world love it, no matter how they drink it -- or how weird it can get. (Egg yolk and cognac? …

Coffee

Why People are Putting Butter in their Coffee

If you haven't heard yet, butter coffee is the new craze that everyone is talking about. A new coffee brand called Bulletproof might not have started …

Coffee

Here's why coffee gets stale if it sits out for too long

But then I realize halfway through that I can't finish it.<p>Not wanting to waste a jug of perfectly good brew, I leave it on the counter for safe keeping so I can heat it up and drink it later.<p>But: It's <i>always</i> a bad decision, but I keep doing it anyways even though it tastes disgusting every …

Coffee