Elise Giard

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What Causes a Meteor Shower?

The Perseid meteor shower is coming in August, which may put you in the mind to wonder “What causes a meteor shower?”<p>When we see a meteor skirt …

Meteor Showers

#Recipe : French Toast

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 egg<br>1/4 cup milk<br>1 tsp vanilla extract<br>1/2 tsp cinnamon<br>pinch of salt<br>10 baguette thick slices, a day old<br>2 tbsp butter, for greasing …

Small Feet? Buy Your Shoes Here

It wasn't until recently that I became aware of the fact that people with really tiny feet (i.e. any size smaller than a 6) have a particularly hard …

7 Simple Tricks To Bring More Mindfulness Into Your Life

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Productivity

Feng Shui - 7 tricks to attract money into your home!

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing with the surrounding environment.<p>One of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, …

Cheese Cake Brownies

These might become your favorite brownies: <i>soft, squishy brownies with a cheese cake filling</i>.<p>Another recipe that will add a few centimeters to your …

5 Fashion Things You Should Throw Out TODAY

As fashion lovers, we're sometimes guilty of holding onto certain items for too long just because we think we'll wear them again. We're hopeful we'll …

10 of Nikola Tesla's most amazing predictions

As a technology-obsessed culture, we love our tech heroes. The champions of the tech industry are treated like rock stars, and their announcements of …

Engineering

Why Your Creative Outlet Is More Powerful Than You Realise

Brunch crunch: French toast recipes that will change lives

6 PHOTOS<p>7 out of this world french toast recipes<p>See Gallery<p>7 out of this world french toast recipes<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p>I am pretty sure that it is quite apparent that the bloggers at Lifestyle Collective are pretty obsessed with …

Breakfast

Artistic design ideas for your home

Ah, home – that loving and safe place to rush off to at the end of every work day; where we’re known, loved, and accepted simply for being …

Living Rooms

Science Says Being Highly Sensitive Is A Matter Of Genes, Not Personality

“A sensitive soul sees the world through the lens of love”<p>–Cheryl Richardson<p>Highly sensitive people (HSP) are a gift to mankind. Though often …

Should happiness be part of the school curriculum?

Every morning after the register, the 260 pupils of Westfield Primary School in Hertfordshire settle in their classrooms into “mountain pose” (standing up, shoulders relaxed) or a sitting position. They close their eyes, imagine they are in their own private “bubble” and spend the next few minutes …

Education

Amazing snaps from inside world’s deepest swimming pool

The Y-40, also known as The Deep Joy, is the incredible swimming pool near Venice in Italy, that has a variety of depths — the deepest is a maximum …

Swimming Pools

Bonsai Tree Homes | Modern Art Movements To Inspire Your Design

For almost a decade for the reason that late Nineteen Seventies artist Takanori Aiba labored as a maze illustrator for Japanese vogue journal POPYE. …

Art

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

Nutrition

Coming To Market: An Apartment In A Box That Morphs At The Press Of A Button

Ori, a startup born from an MIT Media Lab project, thinks furniture should be a robotic shapeshifter. And it hired Yves Béhar to design it.<p>Space is a luxury, and apartments aren’t getting bigger any time soon (sigh). But a new company called Ori thinks that we don’t necessarily need to think …

Real Estate

How eco homes can cut your energy bills – or even make money

If there’s one type of housing that really has a buzz around it right now, it is eco homes. They help the planet, they help your pocket, and they can be incredibly stylish when designed by architects who know how to deploy energy-efficient techniques with verve.<p>The Oscars of the eco homes world …

How To Harness The Brain Chemical That Makes You Trust Someone

Brain scientists still don’t understand why these simple behaviors release trust-inspiring oxytocin. But they know how.<p>Next time you’re having a fight with your partner try this: Reach out and touch them. Place your hand gently on their knee or their hand. Now, if the fight has escalated to …

Neurophilosophy

Should Kids Get Screened for Anxiety in School?

The Child Mind Institute is on a mission to make school mental health screenings as standard as eye exams.<p>"Do you think he'll be anxious?" my husband said to me recently as we watched our toddler scale the couch, hug the cat, and then spin around and around on the living room floor until he fell on …

Mental Health

My grandfather survived Hiroshima. Here’s what he wants Obama’s historic visit to accomplish

A bright flash, followed by hell on Earth. That’s how many survivors describe the moment a United States pilot dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Chen-Lin Tsai is no different. “I thought this is it,” he tells me. “This is the end. It’s over.”<p>Thankfully, my grandfather’s life didn’t end that day …

hair loss

10 Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

Every year, the Friday before Memorial Day is National Sunscreen Day! With summer around the corner and the rising intensity of the sun, it's extremely important to use sunscreen daily to protect our skin from its dangerous ultraviolet rays. There are so many different types of sunscreens out there …

7 travel apps for making your summer vacation plans

As National Lampoon can attest, summer travel rarely goes according to plan.<p>The list of things that can go wrong on a summer trip is endless: running …

Capturing the Dignity of the Accused Gambaga Witches from Ghana

“Hearing the story over again growing up probably pushed me to find something else other than condemned women,” says Ghana-born photographer Eric …

Feminism

Is this the friendliest country in Europe?

“Hej!” chirrups the voice at the other end of the line. “You will soon be connected to a random Swede.”<p>A click, a pause and then there he is - our very own unpremeditated local. In this case it’s ‘Lars’, primed to answer any question we might have on his homeland.<p>Sweden is the first country in the …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

NASA Just Detected Oxygen in The Martian Atmosphere

Amazing!<p>For the first time in 40 years, NASA researchers have detected atomic oxygen in Mars' atmosphere, thanks to the Stratospheric Observatory for …

Astronomy

Can This Interactive Map Of Emotions Bring World Peace? The Dalai Lama Thinks So

The Buddhist leader is hoping that this new data visualization project will help people understand how emotions arise.<p>The task of healing humanity may seem too lofty a goal for some. But Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is not the kind of man who is easily deterred.<p>The Dalai Lama has teamed up …

5 important ways your relationship with your mother affects your success

Mothers come in all forms and personalities. Some are affectionate and doting, while some can be overbearing and controlling.<p>How was your relationship with your mom?<p>We all know moms are important, but the root of your psychology and how you orient yourself towards success is more connected to your …

Watch the First Lesson of Elia Locardi's Landscape Photography Tutorial for Free!

For the first time ever, we are releasing a complete video lesson of Photographing The World: Landscape Photography and Post-Processing with Elia …

Landscape Photography