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Soap Ingredient May Be Linked to Antibiotic Resistance

Scientists in England have uncovered a possible link between a common antibacterial ingredient and antibiotic resistance.<p>The ingredient, called …

Pallets Transformed Into Functional Wall Decorations

Pallets are made to hold stuff aloft during shipping, and they're made of solid wood so they're also technically made to be burned in a bonfire too, …

Stressed teachers offered electric shock therapy to combat anxiety and depression

<b></b>Stressed teachers at a chain of academies are being offered electric shock therapy to combat anxiety and depression.<p>Already used by the British Army and US military to treat post traumatic stress the gadget works by stimulating the brain with a mild shock.<p>Now it is being used in primary and …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The solar-powered Zephyr that could fly forever

“Four years ago I just had a dream of travelling in the sky like you sail on the sea,” explained Vincent Farret D’Asties, founder of Zephyr Endless Flight.<p>Vincent had been an air traffic controller until that dream led him to drop everything and put all his energy into making his ambition a …

UK Couple Looking for Nanny Willing to Work in a Haunted House

A family of four from Scotland is offering a £50,000 ($64,000) to a professional nanny willing to work in a haunted house and put up with …

Supernatural

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Landscape Photography

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors | Inc.com

Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it seems, is short-lived.<p>The biggest problem with …

Happiness

'Beren And Lúthien' Reflects Tolkien's Real Life Love Story

One night in December of 1993, I stood in a frost-bound churchyard in Wolvercote, near Oxford. The tombstone in front of me bore the names of Edith Mary Tolkien and her husband John Ronald, but underneath each name was another: "Lúthien" and "Beren."<p>Young Tolkien had fallen in love with Edith when …

Literature

Delicate Globe LED Terrariums

Richard Clarkson Studio is a design and art studio based in Brooklyn in New York. Among their refined and aerial creations, we can find these …

10 Ancient Magical Spells That People Actually Believed

There was a time when magic was everywhere. In the ancient world, nearly everyone accepted that magic powers were real. And on quiet Sundays, people …

List-Worthy

Deer Hunter Who Adopted Abandoned Fawn, Hasn’t Shot an Animal in Ten Years

Growing up in the mountainous Sierra de Peñamayor, in Asturias, northern Spain, Aladino Montes had been shooting deer ever since he was a child, but …

10 Rare Recently Discovered Religious Artifacts

Since antiquity, thousands of religions, cults, and beliefs have evolved alongside mankind. The study of ancient shrines and artifacts allow …

Archaeology

This Smartphone Case Doubles as an Espresso Machine

Mokase is the world’s first smartphone case that also serves users a warm shot of espresso whenever and wherever they want. It’s aimed at people who …

How to Revive Dead Flowers

You are walking home from work when you pass the loveliest hydrangeas. At $6 for two stems at the local bodega they are a steal and impossible to …

You Really Can Create a Life and Career You Love. Here's one Simple Technique to Try Today | Inc.com

You may have heard about them. Maybe you know one, or maybe you are one. They're these seemingly mythical people who are living the life of their dreams. When I hear stories of people who have taken a big leap and successfully created a life they love, I'm immediately amazed and want to hear more. …

Self-improvement

Humans Are Genetically Predisposed to Kill Each Other

“Step back and view our species objectively from the outside, the way a zoologist would carefully observe any other animal, or see us the way every …

Scary new malware can take over your Android phone and you won’t even know it

Android malware is a serious problem that can cause you all kinds of trouble if you’re not paying attention to what you install on your device. Even …

7 Habits Of Truly Resilient Couples

If you can find some humor during the tough times, you're on the right track.<p>In any relationship, even the very best ones, couples will encounter problems big and small ― everything from day-to-day stresses like bills or bickering to bigger ones such as losing a job or a sick loved one.<p>One thing …

Self-help

Mystery of stunning medieval carvings inside 800-year-old Knights Templar cave deep under town centre crossroads

These are the stunning medieval carvings found inside a 800-year-old Knights Templar cave deep under a crossroads in a Hertfordshire town centre.<p>The …

52 Good Morning Meditations that Will Calm the Chaos in Your Life

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The happiness of your …

Meditation

Eckhart Tolle Brilliantly Explains How to Deal with Anger and Other Negative Emotions

We all know what anger is. That often fleeting but violent feeling that arises in response to perceived threats.<p>Anger is a normal and healthy human …

Mindfulness

Scandinavian Kitchen

Whether homesick Scandinavian, or hungry Brit, you get a warm welcome from the smiley staff at SK. They cope well even during busy periods, when …

Australia first to introduce a solar energy digital marketplace

Australia is famous for its crazy inhospitable environment, but with the introduction of new technology, Australians might actually be able to make money off the burning hot sun.<p>According to the Guardian, Australia will be the first country in the world to implement a network of “virtual” power …

Solar Panels

The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be | Inc.com

We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and executives. The good news is that you can be more productive. You just have to think …

Time Management

Watch What This Polar Bear Cub Does After Huge Snow Storm Shuts Down Oregon Zoo

When the people are away, the animals come out to play!<p>Last December, we learned just how much Nora, a 14-month-old polar bear at the Oregon Zoo, <i>loved</i> snow. Even though it only snowed a few inches that day, Nora frolicked around her habitat gleefully. She was (literally) in her element.<p>So imagine …

Snowstorms

This plant-based gel stops bleeding in seconds.

A company called Cresilon specializes in plant-based gels that stop bleeding within seconds and heal wounds over time.<p>The gel was invented by the …

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even …

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

Mental Health