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The Most Beautiful Train Ride in America Only Costs $97

All aboard!<p>Hands down, one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see America's vast beauty is by train. Don't believe us? Then allow us to introduce you to Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which has been called "one of America's most beautiful train rides" since the 1940s.<p>Starting in Seattle and ending in …

Trains

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

The link between a mother and child is profound, and new research suggests a physical connection even deeper than anyone thought. The profound …

Wyoming is basically trying to outlaw clean energy

Solar and wind would be penalized under proposed law<p>It’s often said that in New Zealand, there are more sheep than people. In Wyoming, there’s way more energy than people.<p>The state, the least populous in the U.S., ranks second in overall energy production; first in coal production; fourth in …

How Liquid Chlorophyll Can Improve Skin

A couple of years ago, I was reading one of those beauty sites on which some of the world's coolest women talk at length about their lives in terms of health and beauty—the products they've grown up using, the ones they've recently discovered, the routines they've come to rely on. One particular …

Street Artist Spray-Paints Colorful Optical Illusion Murals on Buildings

Shrouded in mystery, not much is known about street artist 1010. However, one thing is for certain: he knows how to turn heads. For over a decade now, the Hamburg-based artist has wowed us with his eye-catching public art and unique, portal-inspired paper creations. Now, he continues to showcase …

Plague strikes 6 cats in Idaho

Half a dozen pet cats in Idaho were infected with plague this year, according to a new report of the cases.<p>In May through July, veterinarians in Idaho tested 12 cats that had gotten sick, checking to see if the animals were infected with plague . Six of the tests came back positive, according to …

Environmental Health

Cat lovers are going to lose it over these paw mugs

Every cat owner has spent time in awe of their cat’s furry paws. They’re so small and cute. And if you peek underneath, there are soft little toe …

Gardening

How Pet Dogs Are Helping Out Their Endangered Kin in the Wild

Florida canines have successfully tested collars that may help African wild dogs avoid dying in snares.<p>It's a gruesome scenario that happens all too often: A pack of African wild dogs, led by its alpha pair, is on the hunt, bounding through the savanna after a prey animal. But the chase suddenly …

Wildlife

How to make limoncello with just four ingredients and in just 10 days

A four-ingredient recipe for Limoncello is taking the internet by storm.<p>The syrupy-sweet Italian liqueur is notoriously painstaking to make, …

Three Green Beauty Brands That Give Back in a Major Way

You may have heard there’s a movement this holiday season to give to charities in the names of your family and friends, especially since the election and its aftermath. But what if you have the kind of relatives or friends who would be disappointed not to get an actual, physical gift? Or maybe you …

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

Google Docs

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Breathtaking Images You’ll Never Forget

The Natural History Museum has chosen 25 of the year’s most incredible images from its Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 shortlist. Vote for …

Cheeky Sign Artworks Say What Everyone's Really Thinking

Michael Pederson's illegal signs can be funny, but also soothing.<p>If someone could catch their random walking-down-the-street thoughts and leave them on the sidewalk for others to pick up, they'd probably look like the witty street signs of Australian artist Michael Pederson. Posted illegally, …

Streetwear

Ant species cultivates coffee for accommodation

Scientists on the island of Fiji have discovered a type of ant that plants, fertilizes and guards its own coffee crops. The industrious creatures …

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

National Parks

Newfound Spider Species Masquerades as a Dried-Up Leaf

The yet-to-be-named spider can make itself look like a dangling, dried-up leaf.<p>In the animal kingdom, sometimes the best survival strategy is to …

Zoology

Natalie Portman's make-up artist revealed the silicone secret behind the actress' flawless skin at the SAG Awards

When it comes to achieving that natural-looking, flawless skin most make-up artists say it’s less about the foundation formula and more about how you apply it. Last night, at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards Natalie Portman's make-up artist Pati Dubroff took to Instagram to reveal her preferred …

Makeup

11 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience (so humble); others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eleven of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them. Here's what we learned.<p>1. …

Psychology

Scientists Accidentally Discovered an Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

Whoops! Figured out how to help revert climate change!<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal</i> …

Chemistry

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …