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Here's What The Arctic Glaciers Look Like After 100 Years Of Climate Change

The effects of global warming are significant.

Global Warming

Here's What Japan's Legendary Samurai Really Looked Like

<i>The history and lore surrounding Japan's samurai warriors is as fascinating as it is complex. Aside</i> <i>from representations in cinema, very few actual</i> …

Felice

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Exercises to Help Reveal Your 6-Pack

Your six-pack is on its way! The important thing to remember is that, as Jillian Michaels has said, "You can't spot-reduce fat." You need to lose overall body fat to reduce your belly fat so you can show off your amazing abs. You can do this through diet and cardio, specifically HIIT workouts. …

Workouts

The Mystery of How Neanderthals Got Fire

Fifty-thousand-year-old tools suggest that modern humans weren't prehistory's only pyros.<p>The first step to re-creating 50,000-year-old technology is to collect a bunch of rocks. So began Andrew Sorensen’s plan to study a great mystery in archaeology: how Neanderthals controlled fire.<p>Sorensen, an …

Anthropology

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

Reap *major* anti-inflammatory benefits by making this super-simple ginger tea

Selena Gomez famously takes a ginger shot every morning because it “[kills] everything inside—all of the bad things,” as revealed on <i>The Late Late</i> …

Antiinflammatory

How I Turned My Ikea Couch Into an $11,000 Designer Sofa

I don't believe you grow out of Ikea past the age of 25. I love the Swedish brand's minimalist aesthetic. And since I like to mix things up, the price point works for a design commitment-phobe like me. Despite my Ikea love, after three years, my Karlstad sofa started to look a bit sad. Since the …

Furniture

Scientists May Have Figured Out a Historic Climate Puzzle - With Chilling Future Implications

Don't mess with the currents.<p>Thirteen thousand years ago, an ice age was ending, the Earth was warming, the oceans were rising. Then something …

Global Warming

This Is Exactly How Many Words You Need to Know to Speak a Language

In the grand scheme of things, it’s not that many.<p>If you’re a traveler, you know how frustrating it can be to live in a place and not be able to …

Language

Ancient Tools Discovered in China Confound Accepted Theory of Human Migration

"This has been one of the high points in my career."<p>Earth is littered with evidence of intrepid, ancient peoples who had one big thing in common …

Anthropology

This Trainer Shows How to Get a Full-Body Workout in at the Gym With Just 4 Exercises

This one's a sweaty one, guys. If you're looking to change up your gym routine, we've found the perfect one for you, courtesy of fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams. Stef Fit shared a full-body workout on Instagram featuring dumbbells, an exercise ball, and a bench, and we're sore just …

Exercise

The story behind the strange northern Swedish way to say 'yes'

If you've never heard it before, imagine the sound made when sucking up a drink quickly through a straw. A sharp intake of breath, with the lips kept …

Language

The New Story of Humanity's Origins in Africa

Several new discoveries suggest that our species didn’t arise from a single point in space. Instead, the entire continent was our cradle.<p>There is a decades-old origin story for our species, in which we descended from a group of hominids who lived somewhere in Africa around 200,000 years ago. Some …

East Africa

Mapping The Most Influential Languages On Earth

An MIT Media Lab project maps the links that spread information from people who speak Urdu to Italian to Swahili.<p>The most influential language on the planet is English, as you could probably guess. But why? Chinese has the most native speakers worldwide. A new interactive graphic from researchers …

Language Learning

Watch 10 billion tons of ice fall into the ocean

An enormous, four-mile-long iceberg break, or “calving” event, swept across Greenland’s massive Helheim Glacier last month, a new video has revealed.<p>The event, in which roughly half-mile-high columns of ice break free and tip onto their backs — and later collide downstream and shatter further — was …

Antarctica

Shocking then and now photos reveal what 100 years of climate change has done to Arctic glaciers.

bring back some memories<p>8 July 2018<p>36 notes<p>Arctic<br>• nature<br>• history<br>• then and now<br>• photography<br>• landscape<br>• nostalgia<br>• vintage<br>• 1900s<p>Shocking then and now photos …

Global Warming

1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

exponentially

'Something is not right': How $US100,000 ensured a million-dollar illegal catch was forgotten in East Timor

When police in East Timor caught a large fleet of Chinese fishing boats last year, with thousands of dead sharks on board, the evidence of illegal …

East Timor

Everything You Need to Know About Composting

Composting is good for lots of reasons. Many gardeners believe that utilizing compost is an integral part of creating a healthier garden ecosystem.

Gardening

Parlez-vous français? The ins and outs of the French language

In this episode of French Connections Plus, we explore the ins and outs of the French language. Once the language of diplomacy, French is still influential around the world, though it can be very difficult to learn. Officials in France are eager to protect the language, especially from the …

Linguistics

15 Grammar Jokes That Will Make You Feel Smarter

Not everyone was paying attention back in grammar school, and on the Internet, it shows. Social media posts are rife with comma mix-ups and classic …

Linguistics

This Amazing Pizza Dough Recipe Has Just Three Ingredients, No Kneading Required

If you’re anything like most people with functioning taste buds, then you probably call pizza your favorite food. Even if you’ve never made homemade …

Dessert

iOS 12 beta now available: What's cool so far, and what's missing

The open beta for iOS 12 is available today, and -- unlike the developer beta that launched on June 4 -- anyone can download it. I've been trying out the public beta on a test iPhone X for the past few days, and can report to you on what's worth trying out and what's still missing.<p>Before we dive …

iOS

The 14 Best Nootropics and Smart Drugs Reviewed

Nootropics and smart drugs are natural or synthetic substances that can be taken to improve mental performance in healthy people.<p>They have gained …

The Brain

Hidden Channels Beneath East Antarctica Could Cause Massive Melt

A glacier the size of California in East Antarctica is in danger of melting away, which could lead to an extreme thaw increases sea levels by about …

Antarctica

30 years later, deniers are still lying about Hansen’s amazing global warming prediction | Dana Nuccitelli

Thirty years ago, James Hansen testified to Congress about the dangers of human-caused climate change. In his testimony, Hansen showed the results of his 1988 study using a climate model to project future global warming under three possible scenarios, ranging from ‘business as usual’ heavy …

Climate Change

How to Identify and Remove Unnecessary Apps on Your iPhone and iPad

With so many paid-for and free apps available on the App Store these days, it's easy to reach a point where you have so many of them on your iPhone or iPad that a sizable proportion are simply forgotten about, and soon storage space starts to become an issue.<p>Fortunately, there's an easy way that …

Apps

Brace Yourself: Here's the Exact Full-Body Workout I Did With the Kettlebell King

If you know me at all, you know I'm a little obsessed with the kettlebell. I was lucky enough to learn from some of the best teachers out there, including Eric Leija, senior kettlebell coach at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram. He's affectionately called the Kettlebell King. …

Workouts

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

China Just Handed the World a 111-Million-Ton Trash Problem

Few people consider used plastic to be a valuable global commodity. Yet China has imported 106 million tons of old bags, bottles, wrappers and …

Pollution