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15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Entertainment

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

Plants

Dear travelers to Venezuela: please don’t come visit until you’ve understood these 7 things

1. Venezuela is a cheap destination for foreigners at the moment… as long as they are willing to negotiate in the parallel currency market.<p>In …

6 Ways to Revive a Nearly Dead Houseplant

Don't give up hope just yet!<p>Nothing livens up a room more than the green leaves and colorful petals of a houseplant. But anyone who's owned one also knows that it's seriously depressing watching said plant shrink, turn brown, and die a slow painful death. Before you give up, try these tricks that …

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Get Tangled in These Mythical God Family Trees

The romantic lives of mythical gods (Greek, Egyptian, Norse, and otherwise) are often complicated and dramatic. With frequent affairs and …

Ian Fleming

10 Things I Won't Tell My Parents About My Nomadic Life

<i>Dear Mom and Dad,</i><p>This one is for you.<p>I know, I'm 26 years old.<p>I know I may not lead a tidy settled life as you wish ...<p>I know I'm on the other side of the world, and probably too far for you ...<p>I know you miss your little daughter... I would love to tell you that it is reciprocal.<p>The truth is that …

Multiple Sclerosis

Easy, Protein-Packed Dinners With 3 Ingredients Or Fewer

After a long day, putting together a healthy, hearty meal may be at the bottom of your list of desires. The good news is that you don't have to go out for an intense grocery shopping session or slave over the stove to put together something nutritious and tasty.<p>The proof comes in the form of the …

Cooking

False memories implanted into the brains of sleeping mice

Artificial memories implanted into sleeping mice influence the animals’ behaviour when they wake up<p>Neuroscientists in France have implanted false memories into the brains of sleeping mice. Using electrodes to directly stimulate and record the activity of nerve cells, they created artificial …

The Brain

Valentine's Day Ideas: 5 Ways to Make Your Bedroom Ready for Romance

If you're anything like me and have to navigate around your kids' toys, over heaps of unfolded laundry, and through random piles of clutter when you …

Candles

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

Yachts

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

Beaches

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Bill Gates

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

Houseplants

Unplugged Tropical Retreats Where You Can REALLY Escape in 2015

When you've reached the point of needing a true escape, these nine unplugged tropical retreats are just the spots to escape to.<p><i>-- Alex Creange, Oyster.com</i><p><b>Strawberry Hill, Jamaica</b><p>Nestled among the steep, winding hills of Jamaica's Blue Mountain, this former coffee plantation might just be the …

Central America

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

Cookie Dough Brownies

<i>These cookie dough brownies are a treat that you can't beat! Who doesn't love eating eggless cookie dough, especially when it's on a fudgy brownie!</i><p>I'm pretty sure that my main reason for baking so much is the raw cookie dough/brownie batter/pie crust.<p>Why does food taste so much more decadent and …

Dessert

5 Gin Cocktails to Try Right This Second

Gin is a master of disguise. The clean, botanical tones of the clear spirit appear to take a backseat to more dominant flavors--but without gin, a cocktail's overall luster would be lost.<p>To truly appreciate the magic of gin's undercover effect, try five cocktails that pair the spirit with …

Flavors

6 Things That Happen to the Body Without Enough Water

The Institute of Medicine suggests women drink about nine cups of water a day, which may leave you wondering whether that's actually worth all the trips to the bathroom. We went straight to the studies to debunk the hydration hype.<p><b>1. You're more likely to have health problems.</b> Higher water intake …

Wellness

Dried, chewy bananas are every health food trend in one snack

For the next trendy health food, look to Brazil: It’s where the coconut water craze came from, after all. And those acai berries that supposedly turn whatever dishes or drinks they touch into disease-fighting, anti-aging miracle remedies? They’re Brazilian, too. And so is Caue Suplicy, the CEO of a …

Nutrition

Aftermath: Battling Breast Cancer - Photographs and text by Kerry Mansfield | LensCulture

In the series <i>Aftermath</i>, San Francisco-based photographer Kerry Mansfield courageously documented her two-year journey through breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and reconstructive surgery.<p>Mansfield was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 31 and soon learned that women in their 30s are the fastest …

Cancer

Cockroaches: The insect we're programmed to fear

Why are we so revolted by roaches? Rachel Nuwer visits her own personal insect hell to find out, and discovers a disturbing truth about our future with these creatures.<p>What’s your earliest memory? For me, the answer is not pleasant.<p>I’m about four years old, and I’m sitting in the green-carpeted …

Insects