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27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

Linguistics

9 Cheeses You Can Eat If You’re Lactose Intolerant

If you’re lactose intolerant, ingesting foods with high levels of lactose can cause uncomfortable digestive woes, including gas, bloating, and …

Health

12 Books Every Harry Potter Fan Should Read In 2018

With January on the horizon, it's time to get excited about 2018 reading. (Cue fireworks.) And if you're a Harry Potter fan, I'm sure you're itching …

40 Ultimate Backpacking Hacks To Make Your Next Journey Comfortable

“If travelling were free, you would probably never see me,” this has been one of the favourite sayings of people who have been bitten by the bug of …

What Is Aquafaba? - Chowhound

<i>Aquafaba</i> almost sounds like something you’d say to cast a spell. Fitting, because some consider this a miracle ingredient. But what is it? Chickpea …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

7 Clean, 5-Ingredient Sauces That Are Perfect Alternatives To Ketchup

Just about everyone loves ketchup. But that doesn't mean you should squeeze the stuff on anything and everything. Seriously, it's in your best interest to branch out, people. Not only is the beloved burger topper loaded with sugar, after a while the flavor becomes plain boring. Plus, shaking things …

Food

Why Switzerland never takes sides

What most people don’t know is that the Swiss had to choose a policy of neutrality, because for centuries, they'd been a country of mercenaries.<p>I was sitting in a grotto in southern Switzerland, savouring a regional version of risotto made with local merlot, surrounded by vibrant green mountains …

World History

Go vegan, save the planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> As public attention focuses on the impact of policy changes on the climate, we may overlook an important contributor to the climate crisis: our food systems and the daily food choices we make. It may sound hyperbolic that our roast beef sandwich is contributing to environmental degradation …

Diets

The Single Shining Hope to Stop Climate Change

Science is under attack at the very moment when we need it most. President Donald Trump’s March 28 executive order went much further than simply …

Climate

10 Best Cities in America for Vegan Food

When you travel in the US, do you wonder about where to find vegan food? Here are the best cities where you’ll be spoilt for choice:<p>Portland<p>With 150 …

Vegan

Crispy Smashed Potatoes With Caper Aioli [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Spices

7 unrecyclable items that really can be recycled

Innovative solutions let you breathe new life into hard-to-reuse junk.<p>Recycling is second nature to most of us. Each week we dutifully deposit our …

Sustainability

Donald Trump sees the future in coal. China sees the future in renewables. Who’s making the safer bet?

In Donald Trump's vision of America, some parts of the country's future look a lot like its past. Exhibit A: his promise to revive the flagging coal industry.<p>Meanwhile the world's other economic giant, China, which now uses more coal than any other country on Earth, is moving sharply in the …

Xi Jinping

How President Trump Will Affect Clean Energy and the Climate Change Fight

So it happened. Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton last night in a stunning victory. While many groups from Silicon Valley to the auto industry …

Clean Technology

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

Art

20 Incredible Recipes That Show Why Potatoes Are the Perfect Comfort Food - One Green Planet

If there’s one vegetable you never have to convince anyone to eat, even kids, it’s potatoes. Everyone loves potatoes and on October 27th, we …

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

25 Maps That Will Make You See The World Differently

Where on earth are you the farthest away from all people?

Cylindrical Treehouse Made with Sustainable Bamboo Is a Solar Powered Oasis in Mexico

Just north of Acapulco, in Juluchuca, Mexico, the Playa Viva sustainable resort has unveiled a treehouse suite surrounded by lush palms. Taking sustainable vacationing to another level, the bilevel, beachfront treehouse sprawls over 700 square feet and was designed by Deture Culsign. The firm aimed …

Treehouses

These ideas might sound extreme, but they would have a massive positive impact on our environment.

We should stop naming our natural disasters after people.<p>And name them after the corporations that continue to pollute our air and dump their waste …

Roman Britain

Following the aborted attempts to invade Britain by Julius Caesar in 55 and 54 BC, the British Isles remained largelyundisturbed by the Roman Empire …

Creative Alphabet Based on Cities Around the World

Le graphiste et typographe écossais Jack Daly a commencé un projet visuel intitulé <i>Wanderlust Alphabet</i> qui a pour but de représenter chaque lettre de …

How to Live Off the Grid: A Beginner's Guide

Some people embrace modern-day technology. Others dream of a simpler life -- <i>much</i> simpler. If you're in the latter group, you've probably wondered how to live off the grid, so to speak.<p>But just how do you do that? And what exactly is the "grid," anyway?<p>Originally, the grid referred to the United …

Solar Panels

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Secrets of Happiness From the Happiest Country In the World

There's a country where they're not just happy, but they know how to be happy. These are the secrets.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You think about happiness a lot, don't you?<p>You think about it all the time.<p>You think about it …

Happiness

25 of the world's must-visit remote outposts

Explore pirate islands, volcano villages, incredible wildlife and Arctic tundra in the furthest reaches of the world…<p><b>1. Cook Islands</b><p>New</b> …

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Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

Great European city breaks you've probably never thought of

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>Kotor<b>,</b> Montenegro<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more …

European Travel