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J.R.R. Tolkien book The Fall of Gondolin coming in August

J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings, died in 1973. But fans will get the chance to read a new book by the author (well, new to them) this August.<p>HarperCollins will publish The Fall of Gondolin on Aug. 30, the publishing company announced Tuesday. The book was edited by …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

While this sentence is one you might not expect from Steve Jobs, it is one that all of us can -- and should -- say.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's …

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Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

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How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

5 Financial Moves You Should Make Five Years Before Retirement

Here you are, five years from retirement. The reality of the end of your career is finally hitting home, but you may not feel completely ready to …

How To Find Investment Properties Using Analytics

Today’s technology and data has made a property search so simple, to the point where hands-off investing is the new norm. And it should be that way, …

How to bike your way to a better body?

Looking for a great way to get in shape? Ever thought about hopping on a bicycle? Bicycling is a great way to get exercise and there are so many …

Teacher moved to tears by kind-hearted stranger’s amazing act

A teacher buying school supplies for her students was moved to tears when a stranger in the queue offered to pay for the items.<p>Sabrina Drude, who teaches at a school in San Antonio, Texas, explained to the man that many of her students were from low-income families who could not always afford basic …

sustainable kit homes: everything you need to know

<b>They might have had a bad rap, but times have changed. This month, Shannon checks out the new generation of eco-aware pre-fab modular homes with</b> …

A Supercut Guide to Stranger Things' Cinematic Inspiration

Even if you think ‘Stranger Things’ rocketing fame is unexpected, its classic movie references are not at all.<p><b>Minor spoilers for Stranger Things below.</b><p>Taking a look back at the movie offerings of the 70s and 80s, it’s obvious how much the two-decade cinema epoch was a wealth of imagery. The 70s …

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A Simple Marathon Training Plan for Beginners

The marathon is one of the most challenging events in endurance athletics. Success requires well-developed aerobic capabilities as well as stable …

Here's The Best Way To Learn To Play Guitar On Your Own [Lessons]

<b>The Guide To</b>: Get the most potential out of every second you spend playing.

"I've had a couple scary moments over the years, but the most frightening was coming face to face with largest tornado in US history on May 31, 2013 in El Reno, Oklahoma," says storm chasing photographer Jason Weingart (@jasonweingart). He knows weather patterns well and lives for capturing a shot like this, which was actually made by stacking 30 minutes of lightning bolts into a single frame. It was taken in #Florence, #Texas. // #awesomeearth #lightning #ourplanetdaily #fantastic_earth #contemporaryphotography #landscape

You Need to Try Orgasmic Meditation — Here's Why

Take responsibility for your orgasm and you just might feel more confident in all other aspects of your life.<p>"Orgasmic meditation" sounds New Age-y, but this super-focused practice of getting to the big O with your partner could be secret to not just a happier relationship, but a happier life. OM …

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

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Tonight's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch: start time, live stream, and what to expect

The company is aiming for its second ground landing afterward<p>Tonight, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is slated to take off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying nearly 5,000 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station. And as usual, the company will attempt to land the vehicle back on Earth …

Watch: an 8K timelapse showing Grand Teton park in all its glory

Grand Teton National Park is in the northwest of the U.S state of Wyoming and it’s an eye candy. The park “<i>boasts an awe-inspiring array of pristine</i> …

5 easy ways to plan your day to make more money

If you're self-employed or your pay depends on your productivity, it's important to consider how you're currently planning your day and what you should do differently.<p>Having freedom in your schedule is a beautiful thing, but it can also be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you have superior …

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PBS is Giving Away iBooks to Teachers

PBS has released a series of free interactive digital books for teachers.<p>The series covers a number of topics including math, science, foreign …

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 …

11 houseplants it is almost impossible for even the laziest gardener to kill

Fancy having a little piece of the outdoors on your windowsill, or some gorgeous plants on the centre of your coffee table?<p>Some of us don't really have green fingers - it's easy to forget to water and seeing your proudly purchased plant turn to crumbly brown fronds can be very depressing.<p>Here's a …

The 6 Rules of Life: How Men Can Live and Love Fully

Shares 823<p><i>Stephan Anemaat shares what it means to value yourself and hold your relationships to a higher standard.</i><p>—<p>Life doesn’t come with an …

Zika Virus May Also Be Tied to Another Brain Disorder

<b>The Zika virus may be associated with an autoimmune disorder that attacks the brain’s myelin similar to multiple sclerosis, according to a small</b> …

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40 Instagram accounts you should be following

Brian Gossett shares 40 of his favorite Instagram accounts — and explains why Instagram matters more than ever for artists and designers.

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Eight-thousanders: The 14 highest peaks in the world

The eight-thousanders are the only mountains on the planet with death zones, where the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere is insufficient to sustain …

Astronomers Discover Colossal 'Super Spiral' Galaxies

A strange new kind of galactic beast has been spotted in the cosmic wilderness. Dubbed "super spirals," these unprecedented galaxies dwarf our own …

Solar solution may make nuclear waste storage safer

By adapting a technology originally developed for solar energy, scientists have figured out how to selectively remove one of the trickiest and …

WEEK 23 | Life’s Script

You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe, an intrinsic part of it. Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is …