Heather Hopper

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27 African Fashion Designers Who Are Killin The Game

Shoutout to the motherland.

Black Lives Matter

Global Warming Could Yield Catastrophic Effects Sooner Than We Think

A group of leading climate scientists have warned that the effects of global warming could come quicker and at a far bigger impact than originally …

Foods Personal Trainers Would Never Ever Eat

People often turn to personal trainers when they need a little help losing weight. Professionals create a workout program combined with a meal plan for every day. But do they practice what they preach?<p>Fitness instructors are trained and know what people should eat and drink when it comes to burning …

5 futuristic oddities from the weird world of wearable tech

When futurists first began to predict the merging of man and machine, they surely couldn't have predicted this: wearable furniture.<p>The Japanese-made Archelis is literally a wearable chair that surgeons can "wear" during long operating procedures. And there are more "wearable chairs" in the offing — …

Wearable Tech

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Toxic toads, a feeding wolf and rare Grevy’s zebras are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Animal pictures of the week: 5 February 2016 - Telegraph

The Secrets in Greenland’s Ice Sheet

At one point several hundred thousand years ago, snow began falling over the center of the earth’s largest island. The snow did not melt, and in the years that followed, storms brought even more. All around Greenland, the arctic temperatures remained low enough for the snow to last past spring and …

Global Warming

Healing the Emotional Body

<i>EMOTIONAL WELLBEING</i><p>So many of us were taught conditional love. We have believed for most of our lives that we have to earn love in order to be …

5 Ways to Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Language Learning

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American writer, historian, and environmentalist, Wallace Stegner, once said that the National Parks are "the best idea we ever had". We couldn't agree more. The only problem - and it's definitely a good problem - is there are so many parks and so …

The Secret To Danish Happiness

Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. The reason why might lie with the idea of "hygge."<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and</i> …

Happiness

35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

Cool Camping Ideas: Everyone Should Know these

A trip with your family can be pretty much everything you could ask from a holiday if you have some cool camping ideas. In the summer, when the …

Different Solutions

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11 Unique Ways to Use Succulents in Your Home

Despite their name, succulents really don’t suck. Truth be told, they’re kind of awesome. Super low maintenance and perfect for those who lack a green thumb, succulents can add a bit of greenery to any space, giving it new life. Since we’re such big fans of the succulent trend, we’ve rounded up 11 …

5 Houseplants You Can't Kill

1. Philodendron<p>What's not to love about this guy? The name means "Tree Lover," and it's a type of vine, so it cascades down as it grows. I have one on my desk, and the bright green against the white of the room really pops. The experts recommend letting to get dry between waterings, and I honestly …

This abandoned house was filled with thousands of flowers

Detroit’s Flower House installation temporarily transformed an abandoned building.<p>Detroit’s Flower House installation temporarily transformed an abandoned building.<p>DETROIT — A timeworn house overlooking a Detroit freeway seemed to hike itself up on its aged studs and stand a bit straighter for a …

Ann Arbor

Hay Bale Gardening: Effortless Food Production with No Weeds, No Fertilizer & Less Watering

<b>Hay bale gardening is probably the most fun you’ll have growing your own food and herbs, requiring almost no work or maintenance.</b><p>After a search …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

2 types of child abuse have the same consequences - Futurity

The assumption that emotional abuse is less harmful to children than physical abuse is false, say researchers. How should this affect treatment?

Ancient teeth found in China reveal early human migration out of Africa

The "game-changing" discovery of 47 ancient teeth in a cave in southern China shows that Homo Sapiens reached Asia at least 80,000 years ago<p>A trove of 47 ancient teeth discovered in a cave in southern China is prompting a dramatic re-think of the accepted “Out of Africa” history of man’s migration …

New Spiky-Haired Mammal Roamed During Dinosaurs’ Heyday

When I think of mammals from the Age of Dinosaurs, I think of a shrew-like critter snuffling through the nighttime undergrowth. I can’t help it. That’s the meme that museums, books, and documentaries popularized when I was a fossil-crazed kid.<p>The classic view of the meek mammal eking out a living …

Paleontology

Have We Detected Megastructures Built By Aliens Around A Distant Star?

Or just a cloud of comets? Scientists want to investigate further<p>The Kepler space telescope's job is to find faraway planets that could potentially support life. But as <i>The Atlantic</i> reports, scientists are exploring the possibility that the telescope may have detected something even more …

Universe

Hunter-Gatherers Don't Get More Sleep Than We Do, Study Finds

A new study shows people living in hunter-gatherer societies don't get any more sleep than people in the more modern world, despite living without TVs, computers, cell phones and other electronic distractions.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>So we've heard about the paleo diet. Now let's talk about …

Hunter Gatherers

Pluto as we know it now: Nasa report unwraps enigma of dwarf planet

The moment Pluto was transformed from a fuzzy spot on the edge of the solar system to an exotic world with a spectacular landscape will be recorded by historians as 15 July 2015.<p>When Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft barrelled past Pluto the day before, it became the first mission to visit the object. …

Solar System

Viruses Can Be Genetically Modified To Transmit Energy

Viral solar panels could be most efficient ever<p>Plants absorb sunlight and convert it to energy with nearly perfect efficiency—none of the energy goes to waste. Electrical engineers are always striving for that kind of efficiency, but nowhere is it more pronounced than in solar panels. Even the best …

Biology

Are aliens on their way? Spooky 'UFO mothership' spotted moving over China

What appeared to be alien mothership shaped clouds were spotted over the Heilongtan Reservoir in south-western China’s Sichuan Province by amazed …

Couple Destroy Kitchen to Rescue Trapped Kitten

How far would you go to save a kitten? Well, for Norma Velez and her partner there was no hesitation – they destroyed their kitchen. After hearing …