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7 Surprising Things You Can Do with Cream of Tartar

Many of us have cream of tartar in our cabinets, an infrequently used ingredient for baking that we break out about twice a year. I always just …

Chemistry

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

How to increase hemoglobin: Home remedies

Hemoglobin is a protein found in the red blood cells. These cells are responsible for carrying oxygen around the body.<p>In addition to transporting …

Wellness

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

Brainwaves

12 Must-Know Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is one product that no medicine cabinet is complete without. While it’s likely you already have a bottle on your shelf, you might …

Hydrogen

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings - Organic Gardening

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

Gardening

Plain White Vinegar is the Ultimate Dishwashing Hack

Southerners know as well as anyone that greasy, delicious foods don’t just cling to your ribs; they cling to your pots, your pans, your Tupperware, …

Country Lifestyle

The One Thing You Can Add to Your Coffee to Make It Tastier — and Healthier

This easy add-in will change the way you drink your coffee (trust).<p>I’ve never really liked the taste of coffee. I usually try to offset its …

Coffee

Doctors Have No Explanation: Mix Cinnamon And Honey And Cure Arthritis, Cancer, Gallbladder, Cholesterol And 10 Other Diseases

As you may already know, honey is one of the healthiest things that you need to have at your home. The benefits that honey offers to your health are …

Alternative Medicine

Mathland

Mathematical experiences are intrinsic to our everyday lives, yet mathematics education is mostly confined to textbooks. Seymour Papert used the term …

MIT

Companion planting combinations

Companion planting – combining plants for the benefit of one or both of the companions – is an age-old gardening tradition.<p>Advertisement<p>Companion …

Gardening

This Is Your Brain on Exercise: Why Physical Exercise (Not Mental Games) Might Be the Best Way to Keep Your Mind Sharp

In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the idea that you can improve …

The Brain

How To Grow A Whole Bulb Of Garlic From A Single Clove

Garlic has been used in cooking as well as medicinally all over the world for thousands of years.<p>It gives a great kick to many types of dishes, and …

15 budget cleaning hacks you wouldn’t believe actually work

Including cleaning vases with rice and scrubbing your bath with a grapefruit…<p><b>When you set out to spring clean your home, you might arm yourself with a vacuum cleaner, polish and bleach – but maybe you should add a grapefruit to your arsenal.</b><p>Why? You might ask. Well, this piece of fruit is actually …

Hacking

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

Humanity

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online contributed by Jennifer Smith With the increasing popularity of STEM-focused learning more and more …

Education Technology

How to Make a Disgusting Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>The umpteenth batch of sugar cookies left your trusty sheets looking gross and patchy. Bring them back to …

Country Lifestyle
Gardening

15 simple diet tweaks that could cut your Alzheimer's risk

Have you heard of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet for high blood pressure or the Mediterranean diet for heart health? When it …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Stack Overflow

Could memory loss be reversed with a common painkiller?

Researchers have spent decades trying to find new, effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease, but new research suggests the answer may reside in …

Which iPad Do I Have? How to Identify the Different iPad Models & Generations

Whether you're looking for iPad accessories, preparing to sell your iPad online, or needing to replace a cracked screen or aging battery, you might be stuck on one question, "what iPad do I have?" The first piece of information you'll need to help discover which iPad version you own is to find your …

Wi-Fi

How to Give Yourself a Facial at Home That'll Rival Any Spa Treatment

I come from a long line of skincare-passionate women. Some of my favorite tried and true beauty secrets have been passed down for generations, such …

Skin Care

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

What are the best foot exercises for healthy feet?

Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a person can alleviate soreness, and improve overall health and …

Best Teas That Could Relieve The Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Backed By Studies

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects the joints on both sides of the body including both hands, wrists, or knees. It …

Scientists Have Discovered How Traumatic Experiences Actually Rewire The Brain

This is why they're so hard to forget.<p>For many people dealing with traumatic memories, cognitive behavioural therapy is the best shot at living an …

How to set up Apple’s Health app to unlock its awesome fitness potential

If you think the Health app is just another pointless junk app that comes preinstalled on your iPhone, think again. Unlike Stocks, Compass or Tips, it is one of the few apps that Apple won’t let you delete. Set up the Apple Health app properly, and it becomes a powerful tool for getting (or …

Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory, Slower Decline

To age well, we must eat well. There has been a lot of evidence that heart-healthy diets help protect the brain.<p>The latest good news: A study recently published in <i>Neurology</i> finds that healthy seniors who had daily helpings of leafy green vegetables — such as spinach, kale and collard greens — had a …

Holistic Medicine