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Gorgeous Ways to Make Your Home a Lush Green Oasis

We just got a tease of spring here in Florida, and it's making me itch to plant again. Living an apartment life means having not having a full …

Storage Ideas

Here's How You Test An Unsinkable Boat

The <i>Thunder Child</i>, built by a company called Safehaven Marine, is meant to be nearly unsinkable. That means it’s not supposed to go down, even if it …

Sailing

Top 10 Best 2-Person Tents for 2018

(ALPS Mountaineering)<p>Whether you’re backpacking through remote wilderness amongst bears and mountain lions, or just camping out in the back yard with …

Backpacking

Adult ADHD: One man’s isolating journey to get help

Jordan Vanderkuyl felt alone and isolated. He was teaching English in Seoul, South Korea, when he felt his attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder …

Mental Health

9 ways to manage toxic relatives, bad bosses and other difficult people

Odds are there’s at least one difficult person in your life — someone who can make your blood boil and your anxiety flame up. While it may be possible to avoid many of these annoying folks, a certain number are here to stay, a study published in the American Sociological Review finds.<p>Usually the …

Self-help

Drone Causes Aircraft Crash for First Time in the US: Report

After numerous reports of illegally flown drones interfering dangerously with airplanes and even denting a US Army helicopter rotor over the past few …

Drones

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

And were shocked by the results!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across …

Cannabis

Apple employees keep running into walls at its new spaceship campus

An architectural marvel, perhaps no building sums up the company it contains better than Apple’s “spaceship” campus. The impressive structure houses some 13,000 employees, each contained within barely there walls overflowing with giant panes of glass — some standing as high as 45- feet. The inner …

Apple Store

Ancient wisdom reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

Self-help

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

Self-improvement

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Shopping, math, translation — here are ways to use your smartphone other than photos. Kim Komando for USA TODAY<p>Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and …

Machu Picchu

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Why This Award-Winning Psychologist Says You Should Throw Out Everything You Know About Intelligence

The most important type of intelligence, he says, has to do with setting and accomplishing your goals.<p>It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert …

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year, and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspirational quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

These Are the Most Popular Kitchen Colors from the Last 100 Years

Looking through the kitchen color trends of the last century tells us a lot more than simply the most popular hues of the moment; they tell us about …

The 18 Best Cyber Monday Deals on Outdoor Gear

Whether you're holiday shopping or treating yourself, these 18 deals are worth checking out.Outdoor gear can be pricey—but Cyber Monday is one of the …

Outdoors

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Televisions

The Best Cyber Monday (and Week) Deals for Hikers and Backpackers

Once upon a time, the best deals were to be had on Black Friday. Today, savvy shoppers know better- the biggest savings happen starting today, Cyber …

What NASA's Golden Record taught me about humanity

A cosmic message in a bottle from humanity to extraterrestrials<p>As I take the first of three yellow LPs out of the box, my heart is beating fast with excitement. I gently place it on a turntable, hit play, and go lie down on the couch, the lights in my living room dimmed to a minimum. An old man …

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

10 STEM Toys That Will Blow Your Kids' Minds

Whether you’ve got kids who already love science or kids who would rather play music or sports, these 10 STEM toys are so irresistibly cool, they’ll …

How Pants Went From Banned to Required in the Roman Empire

Six hundred years in the history of trousers.<p>Go to a meeting with any male politician today and you’re almost certainly going to be standing in front …

Synthetic muscle breakthrough could lead to 'lifelike' robots

A breakthrough in soft robotics means scientists are now one step closer to creating lifelike machines. Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a 3D printed synthetic tissue that can act as active muscle. The material, which can push, pull, bend, and twist (thanks to its use of silicone …

Hubble spots a strange new type of celestial object

Astronomers have discovered a brand new type of object in our solar system: an active binary asteroid. That means the object, named Body 288P, is the …

Paging Bob Mueller: Sean Spicer “Documented Everything” He Heard in the White House

“People are going to wish they'd been nicer to Sean.”<p>News networks reportedly passed on recent free agent <b>Sean Spicer,</b> but the former White House press secretary may yet get a starring turn in <b>Robert Mueller’s</b> Russia melodrama. According to former colleagues, Spicer filled “notebook after notebook” …

All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.<p>The exact cause remains to be determined, but scientists do know that eye color began to change long before recorded …

Evolution

Something Completely Bizarre Is Currently Flying Through Our Solar System

This has never been seen before.<p>NASA’s Hubble telescope has spotted something hurtling through our solar system that honestly feels more at home in a …

Astronomy

This Nuclear Bomb Map Shows What Would Happen if One Exploded Near You

It even accounts for weather.<p>Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding …

Small dog's reaction to being pet will speak deeply to your soul

Every now and then, a dog comes along that makes our very guts, the deepest depths of our souls, scream "same."<p>Here is that dog.<p>Writer and voiceover …