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9 Ice Cream Cupcake Recipes That Are Better Than A Whole Ice Cream Cake

Photo credit: How Sweet It Is, A Pumpkin & A Princess<p>Ice cream cakes, no matter how simple, have the ability to stir up lots of nostalgia. They're associated with birthdays, summer, and zero responsibilities -- a trifecta of the best things in life. There isn't much that can top the magic of an ice …

Dessert

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier Every Day | Inc.com

Regardless of who you are, what you do, or how much money you have, life in this world will never be perfect. People die, accidents happen, and things break. Even so, it's possible to feel more contented and fulfilled, regardless of your circumstances. Here's what science has to say about the …

Happiness

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

This Wonderful Map Shows What US States' Names Really Mean

All it takes is time and repetition to strip a word of its original meaning. Have you ever wondered what <i>Illinois</i> actually means? Or how about <i>Chicago</i>? According to cartographers Stephan Hormes and Silke Peust, <i>Illinois</i> translates to "Land Of Those Who Speak Normally," and <i>Chicago</i> is "Stink …

Onions

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

<b>Limit Your Calorie Intake</b><br>Losing weight boils down to simple math. To lose one pound weekly, burn or cut out 3,500 calories in the course of seven days. That breaks down to 500 calories per day. It's difficult to cut out that many by dieting alone, especially for someone who loves to eat. The most …

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

9 Space Pictures That Look Like Christmas

All through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science.<p>Is that the face of jolly old St. Nick, or a million-mile-wide nebula? The gas and dust of the cosmos often align into very familiar scenes from Earth. We've gathered nine space …

Santa Claus

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

Time Management

5 Ways to Soothe Anxious Dogs

Pets can become stressed for several different reasons. From new roommates to fireworks to long travel hours, dogs react to changes in their environment similar to how we do.<p>Many types of canine anxiety problems exist. Separation anxiety can occur when a dog is left alone for long periods of time. …

Pets

“Our universe would be destroyed”: Inside the science of “Interstellar”

The physicist who advised “Interstellar” explains the wild science behind the film’s otherworldly ideas<p>In <i>Interstellar</i>, the gravitational anomalies excite Professor Brand for two reasons. If he can discover their cause, that may trigger a revolution in our understanding of gravity, a revolution as …

Hilarious Portraits of Cute Dogs Floating in Mid-Air

This hilarious series of animal portraits will definitely make you smile! Created by German photographer Julia Christe, this <i>Freestyle Series</i> captures the motion of various types of dogs as they leap through the air. Each playful portrait expresses the lively personality of the animals as ears, fur, …

Photography

How fast food targets you: The secret science — and sauce — behind McDonald’s, Snickers, Fritos and more

Technology and marketing have revolutionized desire — and made us crave salty, fatty foods<p><b>Supersized Soda and Overflowing Shopping Carts</b><p>Packaging has the prosaic but still astonishing ability to contain stuff that would otherwise decay, dissipate, or disappear, while also advertising contents to …

The sneaky, systematic ways employers are stealing our wages

Fast food workers aren’t the only victims. Wage theft is rampant across the labor force, and much of it is legal<p>In Denmark, fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations that employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here?<p>The answer is simple and painful: wage …

The 10 Best Cities In America

From the "smartest," and "fittest" to the "best place to meet single men." PureWow ranks the 10 best cities in America. Did your hometown make the cut?<p><b>Smartest city: Ithaca, New York</b><p>According to Lumosity, a polling company that seeks to understand human intelligence, Ithaca, New York, tops the list …

San Francisco

Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

Art

Zaha Hadid Designs Five Interlocked Wooden Buildings for Cambodian Genocide Research Center

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid has unveiled designs for for the new Sleuk Rith Institute, a leading center for genocide studies in Asia to be located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Conceived by activist Youk Chhang, the Director of the Cambodian Documentation Center, the new institute will not only …

Architecture

Captivating Photos of Our Planet from an Astronaut's Perspective in Space

World-renowned astronaut Chris Hadfield, whom we had the pleasure of hearing speak about his experience on the International Space Station at last year's Beakerhead, crafts a compelling and intimate visual essay about the planet we live on in his new book <i>You Are Here: Around the World in 92 …

Chris Hadfield

$95-Million Penthouse Offers Breathtaking Views of New York City 1,396 Feet Above the Ground

A new landmark will soon be joining the iconic New York City skyline: 432 Park Avenue, the address of a 1,396-foot condo tower that is now the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere. Located on Park Avenue between 56th and 57th streets in midtown Manhattan, the 96-story skyscraper …

New York City

The Abandoned Mining Town That's Colorful To This Day

If you thought this Turkish ghost town was a bit too spooky to visit, then you'll probably prefer this surprisingly colorful abandoned town in Chile.<p>This particular ghost town, called Sewell, sits in the Andes, beneath beautiful blue skies, south of Santiago.<p>Sewell has two nicknames -- <i>Ciudad de las</i> …

10 Surprising Ways To Use Lemons That You've Never Tried Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Lemon Juice

'Game of Thrones' is a lot less depressing with old-school video game sounds

HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> isn't exactly uplifting, but a YouTube video from Ozzy Man takes the worst of Westeros and makes it much more fun.<p>Press play above to watch the transformation from bleak to hilarious. Be warned, though: There are plenty of spoilers here, so if you're not caught up, you'll want …