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16 of the most impressive national parks in the US (PHOTOS)

EVERY BIT of wilderness on the planet is impressive, but some places are special for unique reasons. There’s arguably no better educational tool for …

Rx to ward off dementia: glue gun, paint brush, pals and computers

If you're over 85 and you're reading this online, you're probably one smart cookie -- and you're more likely to stay that way for at least the next few years, says a new study.<p>But there are other fun and easy ways to, as my dad used to say, "hold on to your marbles" well into your 80s. Whether it's …

INFOGRAPHIC: Your ultimate spring cleaning guide

Never underestimate the mental benefits of a clean home. A fresh space can leave you feeling mentally clear as well. If you struggle with your annual …

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16 Punctuation Mistakes That Can Make You Look Really Bad | Inc.com

Your words are your most powerful weapons, and yet it's easy to undermine yourself in written communication by violating some very simple rules of punctuation.<p>Before I dive deeper into this, a disclosure: I majored in English in college. I've made my living with words for almost two decades. And …

6 modern-day Christian terrorist groups our media conveniently ignores

They don’t get the coverage of ISIS or Boko Haram, but organizations like “The Army of God” are no less dangerous<p>The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) recently released an in-depth report on terrorism in the United States. Covering April 2009 to February 2015, the report (titled “The Age of the …

10 Habits You Should Ditch Now to Bring Productivity to an All-Time High

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They say that you have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce -- so why does it feel like you’re never able to get caught up on your business to-do list?<p>Apart from not having your own team of personal assistants, stylists and …

Classic Cocktails Gone Tropical

What makes a cocktail a "classic?" Beyond its age and the quality of techniques and spirits, a true classic has flavors that will outlast the passage of time. A cocktail of this caliber provides the basis for new interpretations that lead to exciting new tasting experiences. As the saying goes: …

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5 Research Tools for Studying the Universe

For all its historic achievements, an area where NASA deserves more credit is the sheer volume of data it releases to the public, free of charge. …

Why GM Wants To Buy Wind Energy

For those who love downplaying or discounting renewable energy as something on the fringe of mainstream economic interests, General Motors’ recent decision to back construction of a Mexican wind farm should come as a wake-up call.<p>About 75% of the energy generated by the project, which gets under …

The Female Entrepreneurs Who Turned A Flexible Schedule Into A Sustainable Business

Leaving the corporate rigmarole for family can promise a harsh attempt to return for many women, but in India, a group of women have found an opportunity to turn a need for a flexible work-life schedule into a sustainable career path, and a sustainable business.<p>Approximately 36 percent of Indian …

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“A malign force in American history”: Why you should be terrified of the Supreme Court

Ridiculous theories, destructive effects and evil tragedies are SCOTUS trademarks, expert Ian Millhiser tells Salon<p>Throughout his years as a national politician and in the White House, President Barack Obama has had many antagonists and foes: John McCain, Mitch McConnell, Mitt Romney, Eric Cantor …

14 DIY wall art projects for people who can't paint

You don't have to be Rembrandt to be an artist. Everyone has a creative side, even if you're not a master painter.<p>Anyone can find a pretty piece of …

Wall Art

How I became fat: “It’s tough to be a bad-ass girl in a dainty world”

I’m no longer forgivably chubby or husky. I’ve crossed the border into obese, and that is too much for me to bear<p>Our laundry bag's seams are busting open, stitches visibly straining. My husband, Jeff, staggers as he heaves the immense load onto his shoulder. We walk together to the laundromat, …

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15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

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Lincoln’s Civil War brilliance: The real story of the political savvy that helped end slavery

The president walked a careful line, sometimes imperfectly. But his political skills ultimately won emancipation<p>The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery and barred states from abridging the equal civil and political rights of American citizens, …

17 Pieces of Map Wall Art to Satisfy Your Wanderlust

We’re craving an adventure. From following fearless women travelers on Instagram to drooling over pretty passport covers, we’re ready to start booking flights to our favorite destinations. Unfortunately, for some of us that vacation is a ways off. So in the meantime, why not bring the world to you …

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How to Live Like a Victorian

Historian Ruth Goodman wants us to learn about history from the men and women who lived it, not just the kings and queens we fetishize.<p>Arranging the …

When Learning at Work Becomes Overwhelming

Many skilled jobs require a considerable amount of learning while doing, but learning requirements have reached unrealistic levels in many roles and work situations today. This phenomenon of “too much to learn” is not only feeding the perception of critical skills shortages in many sectors, but it …

The best and oddest science-inspired music

Science inspires music more often than you might think. Philip Ball compiled a playlist of the good, the bad and the far-out.<p>In February 1930, a young astronomer called Clyde Tombaugh confirmed what some researchers had suspected for some time: the solar system was home to a ninth planet, orbiting …

The Classic Cocktails That Every Woman Should Know

7 drinks that serve as the perfect go-to for every lady.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want?</i> The 7 classics that serve as the perfect go-to:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For those who always order:</b> gin and tonics<p><b>What it's made with:</b> gin, …

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This is your brain on awkwardness: The scientific reason why you feel super-duper uncomfortable

<b>(YouTube)</b><p>“Awkwardness nudges us to avoid certain actions in the future and to smooth things out when they happen”<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>March 20, 2015 8:45pm (UTC)<p>A new video from YouTube video collective Vsauce explains how awkwardness--a phenomenon we would all probably be much happier without--actually …

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Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …