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The sauce that can transform a simple summer meal

Romesco is a flavorful sauce of roasted red peppers, almonds, tomatoes and garlic that hails from the coast of Spain. It has a savory richness without being heavy, and it’s an ideal and healthful accompaniment for just about anything you might be grilling, including seafood, vegetables, poultry and …

Tomatoes

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

Motivation

Life on Saturn’s frozen moon: Scientists believe they’ve discovered a habitable world

Enceladus contains a source of energy and a subterranean ocean. The challenge now is how to explore its surface<p>Saturn’s frozen moon Enceladus is a tantalizing world—many scientists are increasingly convinced it may be the best place in our solar system to search for life. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, …

Astronomy

The best free software for small businesses

Introduction<p>Setting up a small business is hard enough without the extortionate costs associated with modern software licenses. Set up a number of …

Project Management

16 Interesting Signs You're A Highly Creative Person (And You May Not Know It Yet)

Creativity knows no bounds. But we as humans are finite, so where does that leave us with creativity?<p>Truth be told, having the gift to create is not …

See 15 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, located at 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, Ill. Built circa 1889.<br>Don Kalec/Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation …

Architecture

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition

10 facts about black holes

One contender for the smallest thing in the universe is the singularity at the center of a black hole. (Shown here, an artist's drawing of a black hole pulling gas away from a companion star.)NASA E/PO, Sonoma State University, Aurore Simonnet<p>Black holes are the only objects in the universe that …

Black Holes

The World's 20 Most Impressive Ancient Builds

The feats of the Ancients.<p>Suspension bridges and skyscrapers are marvels of modern engineering, but some of the world's most impressive constructions are thousands of years behind us. The Roman Colosseum is one such wonder, marking a crucial transition point between two vastly different ages of …

10 ways to set yourself up for success before 9 a.m.

But the truth is that the way you spend every moment, starting from the second you open your eyes, matters a lot. In fact, there are plenty of easy early-morning habits that can set the tone for a productive, enjoyable rest of the day.<p>Here we have rounded up 10 ways to start off the day on the …

Time Management

Running For Weight Loss: Workout Modules And Extra Tips

Want to maximize fat burning while running for weight loss? This essential guide will help you achieve your weight loss goals!

The 12 Craziest Hubble Pictures Of All Time

Background material<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has continuously unleashed a stream of jaw-dropping intergalactic imagery since it launched on April 24, 1990. Not only do these images, which look more like paintings at first glance, allow researchers to study distant worlds, galaxies and nebulae, …

Cosmology

Neuroscience discovers 5 things that will make you happy

So what's going to make you happy? Let's get more specific: What's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let's focus on things that are simple and easy …

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

Procrastination

16 Kinds of Lean Protein that Can Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

And, just in case we all need a refresher: Lean protein is kind of a big deal when it comes to weight loss. Your body needs protein to maintain, repair, and grow lean, fat-burning muscle and help you stay fuller longer. One 2005 study published in the <i>Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> even found that …

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 6 hours ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels -- …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hubble Catches A Star Blowing A Bubble

A beautiful new image of the aptly named Bubble Nebula<p>The Hubble Space Telescope turns 26 years old this Sunday, April 24. That's ancient in space telescope years, but Hubble is still capturing some gorgeous images.<p>The latest image released by the Hubble team is a stunning picture of the Bubble …

Universe

15 National Parks That Should Be On Your Bucket List

America the beautiful.

Breathtaking Visualization of the Universe Will Make You Feel Like an Ant

On the grandest scale, our universe is a network of galaxies tied together by the force of gravity. Cosmic Web, a new effort led by cosmologists and …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

The Biggest Question About The Beginning Of The Universe

Our Universe is expanding, getting less dense and cooling today, teaching us that it was hotter and denser in the distant past. If we extrapolate backwards in time, we can reach epochs where:<p>gravitation hadn’t yet had time to collapse matter into clusters, galaxies or even stars,<br>• the temperature of …

Universe

The Best Exercise and Eating Advice for Your Body Type

Ectomorph, endomorph and mesomorph might sound like alien races straight out of a sci-fi series, but knowing which of these three body types you are …

Exercise

Ask Ethan: Could Our Universe Be A Hologram?

Holograms are some of the most interesting “flat” objects humans can create. By encoding a fully three-dimensional set of information onto a two-dimensional surface, holograms change their appearance accordingly as you change your perspective. Well, many extensions to our current understanding of …

Quantum Mechanics

6 Ways to Stay Motivated to Hit Your Workout Goals

Have you ever started a workout regimen only to get a little bit into it and then suddenly not have time, energy or interest? But at the same time, you <i>really</i> want to improve your health, appearance and fitness. As with most goals, you'll succeed only by persevering when the going gets tough.<p>Staying …

Motivation

10 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Have you ever thought that your day could go better if you only knew how to start it? Beginning the day on the right foot usually means the …

The 10 Incredible Ways Your Cat Shows You Love

<i>By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>Even though my cat can't speak aloud, she is constantly trying to find ways to communicate with me.<p>Whether my cat is "meowing" because she's hungry, or pawing at my legs because she wants attention, she finds ways to let me know exactly what she is …

Pets

We already knew the Earth was not the center of the universe, but now we know exactly where it is.

Scientists have mapped more than 8,000 galaxies to find the Earth's official address, and it turns out the universe is even bigger than we …

Universe