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The $25,000 house that makes a big impression!

While the world continues to add more and more people to its population, there will always be a need for reasonably-priced housing, but would you …

Nutritionists Agree—These 5 Healing Foods Are Better Than Cold Medicine

Flu season is upon us, meaning we'll soon be digging through our medicine cabinets in search of a magical antidote. But as Well+Good put it, healing …

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne …

Plants

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to motivate people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave …

Here are the top houseplants for purifying the air in your home, according to NASA

<b>It might not come as massive surprise to discover that the air quality in your home (or, more likely, office) is probably quite low.</b><p>There are all …

Plants

Mike Pence releases letter proclaiming 'healthy lifestyle'

<b>Indianapolis (CNN) —</b> Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Saturday released a letter from his doctor that describes a "healthy lifestyle" and no major medical issues for the Republican vice presidential hopeful.<p>The one-and-a-half-page letter was issued by Dr. Michael Busk, a medical doctor and system …

Mike Pence

The Best Oven-Fried Chicken Recipes You'll Ever Make

When you love fried chicken but just aren't feeling the mess (or the worry of splattering hot oil), try one of these delicious alternatives.

13 Overlooked European Cities Not Enough Americans Visit

Let's say you had a friend from Denmark coming to visit the United States, first time ever, who asked you where she ought to go. Would you say New …

11 Unreal National Parks to Visit in Your Lifetime

Your End of Summer Vacation Is Right Here<p>Have you ever seen a more tranquil setting? This view of Wilde Goose Island in Glacier National Park in …

These 7 Yogurt Cocktails Basically Make Your Drink a Health Food

Yogurt goes by many names: health food, ice cream substitute, breakfast, protein source and… cocktail ingredient?! Yep, this protein- and probiotic-rich dairy product is the newest frontier of flavor and texture for professional mixologists, and for good reason. Yogurt is sweet, creamy and tangy, …

Bella Hadid Bares All for Jaw-Dropping Vogue Nude Shoot

8.2K<p>SHARES<p>Bella Hadid stuns on the September cover of <i>Vogue Paris</i> alongside Taylor Hill, both touted as harbingers of "<i>Génération Instagirls</i>."<p>But …

Squirrel Steals GoPro, Makes Greatest Film of Our Time

Squirrelcese?<p>Some rodents are more than scurrying little mammals. Some rodents are auteurs.<p>This brazen little squirrel director steals a GoPro camera and makes a video shot entirely from its point of view, giving us a private tour of the trees from up above. After snatching the camera off the …

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

10 Human Foods Cats Can Eat

It may be hard for you to resist your cat with a special treat from the dinner table. There are various human foods which are good as well as …

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Corn Silk Has A Way Cooler Purpose Than You Ever Realized

Sex. It's for sex.<p>Corn silk is the bane of any corn lover’s existence. The husk is tricky to yank off the cob, and the silk sticks to it like glue, which makes eating your summer fresh corn a messy experience. Have you ever wondered why it’s there, anyway?<p>The folks behind the video series “How Does …

These companies offer paid vacation ... and pay for your vacation

U.S. workers have become notoriously bad about taking all their paid vacation days.<p>But some employers have sweetened the pot to encourage their staff to not only take their time but often expand their horizons, too.<p>Roughly 3% of employers offer their staff a "vacation stipend" on top of their …

The Workplace

15 Reasons We Should All Move To New Zealand If Donald Trump Becomes President

This place is truly magical. ✨<p>If there was ever a time to move to New Zealand, then November might be it. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently joked about moving to the island nation if Donald Trump is elected president. We have to say ― that’s not a bad idea.<p>New Zealand is …

Exploring California’s lost road trip: Route 395

Nothing conjures up images of freedom quite like a road trip in a convertible along California’s Highway 1 or Highway 101, or setting off on iconic …

These on-trend features can sell your home faster — and for more money

The Austin real estate market is hot -- one of the hottest in the country. But even in the midst of this buyer/seller frenzy, there are keys to …

Grill Gazebo Plans: Make a Grillzebo!

Grillzebo: A sheltered space similar to a gazebo but designed for grilling. A grill gazebo is the perfect place to cook the perfect steak, rain or …

Woodworking

Farmers have modified our food for at least 10,000 years, why does it matter all of a sudden?

In the past week you’ve probably eaten crops that wouldn’t exist in nature, or that have evolved extra genes to reach freakish sizes. You’ve probably eaten “cloned” food and you may have even eaten plants whose ancestors were once deliberately blasted with radiation. And you could have bought all …

Agriculture

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

RVs

Song of the Summer 2016: Industry Insiders Pick Their Favorites

For EW’s new Summer Must List—the one with Nick Jonas on the cover, on newsstands now—we asked industry insiders and top artists to peer into their …

10 most important things in advertising

50 Cent stars in a new ad for Hostelworld. YouTube/Hostelworld<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. Artists profit more from vinyl sales than from YouTube licensing.</b> British artists have hit out at a discrepancy in their income streams which sees many …

10 Easy DIY Ways To Power Up Your Home's Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is about your home's first impression — the face it presents to the world (and to you, when you come home every day). And while you may …

12 of your biggest cooking questions answered with science

Without further ado, here are the scientific answers to some of your biggest quandaries in the kitchen.