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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

DNA confirms Viking remains belonged to a female military leader

For over 130 years, researchers assumed a Viking warrior and military leader whose remains were found in Sweden was a man. Now, new DNA testing has …

5 Great Tips on How to Shoot Stunning Photos at an Aquarium

<i>(Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Andrew Darlow’s new book,</i> Focus and Filter: Professional Techniques for Mastering Digital …

Shutter Speed

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

Interrupted sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s, new studies show

Getting a solid night’s sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day — there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia, according to new research presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London.<p>Three studies by researchers at …

Dementia

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Pro Tips for Camera Settings, Framing, & Editing (VIDEO)

Serge Ramelli is a professional Paris-based landscape photographer who’s always willing to share his “secret sauce” for creating better images. In …

How to Set Your White Balance for the Most Common Types of Streetlights

Streetlights are the driving force behind nighttime street scenes and how they make us feel. The way streetlights spread their light, the shadows …

10 amazing fandom bags for chic geeks

Before the Internet, geeks with a thirst for cool bags had a much harder time finding them outside of Hot Topic. Thanks to Etsy and other geek …

24 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

Being the boss comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to your style of leadership? Are any of …

Cat lovers will struggle not to buy everything on this list

Cat-lovers rejoice! We’ve lined up for your enjoyment 16 of our favorite cat-themed clothing pieces. Now when we have to leave our kitties behind at …

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Humanoid diving robot hunts for sunken treasure in French shipwreck

Robotics scientists at the US’s Stanford University have achieved a remarkable first: they have successfully sent an automated avatar – which they describe as a robo-mermaid – down to an ancient shipwreck to retrieve a vase from the sunken vessel.<p>La Lune, the flagship of Louis XIV of France, sank …

Robotics

‘Vindictive’ Polish leaders using new war museum to rewrite history, says academic

A spectacular new museum of the second world war is at the centre of an extraordinary row between international academics and Poland’s political leadership, amid claims that the country’s ruling Law and Justice party is putting history at the service of politics.<p>Due to open in December in the …

Europe

Southern Cross: Astrophotographer's Stunner

The image shows the Coal Sack, the Southern Cross, Eta Carinae and various young star clusters as well as the Milky Way.

Coal

10 Books to Counteract Your Downton Abbey Withdrawal

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Downton Abbey

Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …

Books