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This Is How Generation Z Will Bypass College

Coming soon(er) to a workplace near you is Generation Z after participating in these education alternatives.<p>School originated to train obedient factory workers but hasn't evolved much since then.<p>Coursera and the University of Phoenix paved the way for people to digitally learn from a distance. …

UnitedHealth

These Chinese military innovations threaten U.S. superiority, experts say

BEIJING — The Chinese New Year began with the traditional lighting of firecrackers on Friday, but the country's military has been working on incendiaries on an entirely different scale.<p>Over the past year, the nation that invented gunpowder has been rolling out an array of high-tech weapons that …

Military

Induced pluripotent stem cells could serve as cancer vaccine

Priming the immune system with induced pluripotent stem cells prevented or slowed the development of cancer in mice, Stanford researchers found.

Immunotherapy

Self-inflating camping trailer sets up in just 90 seconds

No poles needed<p>In the camper world, anything you can do to make the outdoors a bit easier can go a long way. For those that hate the hassle of tent poles and rain covers, look no further than the Air Opus: a trailer system that includes a pop-out tent that inflates in 90 seconds.<p>We’ve seen …

16 travel destinations for people who want to get away from the crowds

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your list.<p>Forget the crowds and hype of places like Vegas, L.A., and Cancun, because these hidden gems are much more your style. Some actually cater to …

Glacier National Park

Tour a Modern Scandinavian Remodel Boasting Clean Lines and Streamlined Design

For lovers of simplicity and minimalism, Scandinavian design will forever be the pinnacle of good taste. So when a Canadian couple made over their …

Interior Design

Tesla's latest smart power grid experiment begins in Canada

Tesla's experiments with smart power grids are headed further North. Canada's Nova Scotia Power recently finished setting up a pilot project that will use a combination of Tesla's Powerwall 2 home batteries and utility-grade Powerpack batteries to create a more reliable wind power system. The …

Clean Energy

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

Recipes

It's Back! 30 Ways to Hack This Beloved IKEA Classic

The MOPPE is one of IKEA's most popular products, and it's not hard to see why: it offers six storage compartments for $16.99, it's made of …

House Design

10 Fascinating Things You Should Know About The Norman Knights

The resplendent image of a medieval ‘knight in shining armor’ is even a trope of popular culture. But beyond visual magnificence and social elitism, …

Ancient History

Bigger, faster, stronger: China’s ever-evolving military tech

Just ahead of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, Chinese president Xi Jinping visited a satellite launch site in the southwest Sichuan province, where he cheered the modernization and technological advances of China’s military. The setting was appropriate: Beidou 3 satellites were about to be …

Military

Remote Italian Village Has Over 2,000 Residents That Are Living Past 100 Years Old

The elixir of life may very well exist in a small Italian village called Acciaroli located south of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. While known for its quiet fishing villages, beautiful historic buildings, rolling hills and dramatic coastlines, Acciaroli is also home to an unusually high number of …

Amalfi Coast

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

TS Eliot's The Waste Land remains one of the finest reflections on mental illness ever written

The poet’s modernist masterpiece gathered fragments of an arduous life, some of which can be traced to a seafront shelter in Margate<p>In 1921, having taken time off from his job at Lloyds Bank for what would now be called depression, TS Eliot spent three weeks convalescing in Margate. It was the …

Literature

How to roast Brussels sprouts to crispy goodness

He’s not a fan of vegetables, she confided via encrypted email. Too mushy, he claims. Could I help?<p>I didn’t know her. I didn’t know him. But it sounded serious. Sometimes a cook has to step out of her kitchen and stare down trouble. I took the case.<p>I packed my tools: knives, aprons, scale; I packed …

Recipes

Bedroom storage ideas that are smart, ingenious and versatile

A bedroom should be a place to relax and unwind - not somewhere you have to fight through a clutter of shoes, clothes and toiletries<p>Finding the right …

Interior Design

Petra Lost and Found

In the early 1800s, a Swiss explorer tricked his way into Petra, the ancient oasis whose location had been a closely guarded secret for centuries.<p>Deep within Jordan’s desolate desert canyons and rugged mountains lies an ancient treasure, the stone city of Petra. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one …

Archaeology

How to Freeze and Thaw Every Kind of Meat

Whether it’s surplus ground beef, chicken breasts, or fish fillets, the freezer can be an extremely useful tool for saving time and money when you …

Country Lifestyle

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Stir together thyme, sugar, cayenne, 1 teaspoon of the salt, and 1⁄2 …

Recipes

Bracing for War: China is Lining Its North Korean Border With 300,000 Troops

If you wanted a sign of how bad things are in the Korean Peninsula, then you can gauge China’s latest moves as it lines their communist neighbor’s …

North Korea

Mazama House

The Mazama house is located in the Methow Valley of Washington State, a secluded mountain valley on the eastern edge of the North Cascades, about 200 miles northeast of Seattle. The house has been carefully placed in a copse of trees at the easterly end of a large meadow. Two major building volumes …

Architecture

Here's Exactly Why Quartz Countertops Are Winning Right Now

In the war of kitchen materials, quartz countertops have risen up through the ranks, and are now the most popular option out there — beating out …

Home Improvement

Roman Roads

The long straight roads built by the Romans wherever they conquered have, in many cases, become just as famous names in history as their greatest …

Ancient History

Plus Hus

Whether it's an office, guest house, or a new abode, Plus Hus gives you 320 square feet to do with what you like. The simple rectangular structure is …

Sustainability

Best Ever Mint Chocolate Bundt Cake

INSTRUCTIONS<p><b>FOR THE CAKE</b><p>Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease a 10-inch bundt pan, and set aside.<p>Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking …

Dessert

Soy, cow, almond, rice: This study proves which milk is actually the healthiest

Oat milk might be having a moment, but it’s not the most nutritious milk alternative<p>Got soy milk?<p>With an overabundance of milk alternatives sprouting …

Nutrition

Hitler's Last Gamble: How the Battle of Kursk Sealed Nazi Germany's Fate

Had the Germans succeeded in grounding down the Russians while retaining their fighting strength, they still wouldn’t have won the war, but they …

World History

Buttermilk Chocolate Dream Cake (The Best Recipe!)

This buttermilk chocolate dream cake is so simple and easy to prepare! Rich, moist, and very delicious – if you adore chocolate like I do then this …

Dessert

These Log Cabin Kit Homes From Finland Are Surprisingly Sleek

Helsinki-based company Pluspuu offers 11 customizable models of modern log homes and sauna cabins that start at $18,000.<p>To avoid settling, the centermost lamellas of the spruce or pine logs are laid vertically.<p>Working with a non-settling log structures allows Pluspuu to incorporate advanced …

Design

This Hack Will Change the Way You Cook Frozen Pizza

Everyone has their favorite brand of frozen pizza. Whether you resort to yours out of convenience or because you’re short on time, a ready-to-eat …

Country Lifestyle