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How to Build a Simple DIY Deck on a Budget

This DIY deck is a gorgeous addition to Alexi Politis’ backyard. Alexi blogs about DIY projects, design and entertaining at Seeking Alexi. She …

Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)

Learning Strategies<p>Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)<p>By Peter Glenn     Apr 23, 2016<p>Pixabay<p>Related …

37 Products That Just Might Make You Infinitely Happier

Things to help you cheer up, calm down, or just get through.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

If consumers knew how farmed chickens were raised, they might never eat their meat again

The debate about animal welfare has intensified<p>The year 2012 marked a leap forward for animal welfare in the European Union. Farmers were no longer allowed to keep egg-laying hens in barren battery cages smaller than an A4 sheet of paper. Instead, the minimum requirement now is that hens are kept …

Agriculture

The simplest ways Americans can dramatically reduce their carbon footprint

Tweaking our diets and eating habits will limit greenhouse gas emissions and conserve global natural resources<p>Niina Heikkinen<p>April 23, 2016 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p><i>This article was originally published on ClimateWire.</i><p>If Americans made changes to …

How to Know When You Need to End a Friendship

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>Friends are essential in life, yet there are times when we need to reassess how certain people contribute to our personal growth and happiness.<p>True friendship is essential to our spiritual journey, yet there are times when we may need to discern who actually is a true friend and …

Top 10 Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Bathroom

The bathroom: It might not be your favorite room in your home, but it sure is an important one. Use your DIY skills to boost the organization and …

A Smart Spray Paint Can Allows Anyone To Paint Massive Murals

Artists can paint a massive, life-like mural without even knowing what they are supposed to be painting beforehand.<p>Love it or hate it, there's no question that street art has become a firmly entrenched aspect of urban cultures around the world. Styles range from hastily scrawled obscenities and …

Why Addiction Is a Learning Disorder

Maia Szalavitz talks about her former drug use, how addicts brains work, and why we need to see drug addiction and rehabilitation in a radically new …

One Trip With Magic Mushroom Can Make You Permanently More Open, Study Finds

Magic, psychedelic, psilocybin; these names come to mind when people think of the powerful mushroom that has the ability to dramatically change your …

All the Things the Bible Wants to Execute You For

All the GOP delegates declaring homosexuality a biblical sin punishable by death should tread carefully—and not gather any sticks on the Sabbath.<p>With …

Top Thirty Tips to Lose Belly Fat

You’re not alone if you’ve found it hard to lose belly fat. It’s the most stubborn fat you’ve got, and the sad thing as that if you’re like most …

These Painstakingly Hand-Marbled Wooden Designs Swirl with Color

Pernille Snedker Hansen uses an ancient technique to create coiling, colorful amoeba-like designs.<p>Marbling is a painstaking way to create an image. Artists slowly drip paint onto the surface of a pool of water or other liquid, allowing the paint to become swirling, colorful designs. Then the …

The 8 Things The Happiest People Do Every Day

University of California professor Sonja Lyubomirsky details the things research shows the happiest people have in common.<p>They devote a great amount …

The 5 daily rituals that will make you happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not "oh, life is pretty good," I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

21 Orgasmic Experiences You Should Try Before You Die

Mouthgasms, eargasms, eyegasms, you name it.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …

Productivity

Leonardo DiCaprio: 'This Is the Video Future Generations Will Be Wishing Everyone Watched Today'

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has advocated for a number of worthy causes, from fighting climate change to the importance of conservation. …

Plant-Based Diet

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education

Six essential steps to present data persuasively

<b>“The graphic method has considerable superiority for the exposition of statistical facts over the tabular. A heavy bank of figures is grievously</b> …

Why do humans like to get drunk? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Alcohol is a very simple molecule with incredibly complex effects. Although I already knew a bit about the neurobiology of alcohol, I just spent an …

Substance-Free Psychedelics | High Art

Fluidly paintings of mushrooms and melting women mark the surreal work of Lauren Young Smith.<p>The connection between the influence of an outside substance and the creation of hallucinatory art is an easy one to pass off with assumption. Realistically, we're all wired differently, and some, like …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

French police tell parents to stop posting Facebook photos of their kids

National gendarmerie says photos could expose kids to sexual predators and violate their privacy<p>France's national police has urged parents to think twice about posting photos of their children on Facebook, saying the images could jeopardize the privacy and security of their kids. Authorities say …