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European Borders In 1914 vs Borders Today

<i>Map found via reddit user Areat</i><p>The map above shows what Europe’s borders looked on the eve of World War One in 1914, overlaid on top of the borders …

25 Easy Recipes to Make with a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are one of those pantry staples that we almost always have on hand. If you don't have a can or two lurking in a cabinet somewhere, add it …

Healthy Eating

Pie Crust Recipe

The secret to baking the perfect pie lies in the crust. Here’s one reliable pie crust recipe from the baking experts at King Arthur Flour.<p>For the …

This Chiropractor's Hot Stretching Tips Are Going Viral

This Chiropractor’s Hot Stretching Tips Are Going Viral<p>Can you guess why?<p>The owner of a Southern California chiropractic practice and his young …

17 Of The Most Delicious Things You Can Do To Spaghetti

Pin now, cook later.

The cat guardians of Singapore

<b>Every city has its strays, but here in Singapore, they are little different. Not scrawny and vaguely whiffy, but glossy and groomed and known affectionately as "community cats".</b><p>By day, they are fed and watered by a small army of dedicated volunteer feeders - office workers heading home, hipsters …

Animal Abuse

5 Ways to Make Dad a Grill Master

Popular Buying Guides<p>Create A Festive DIY Holiday Wreath Using Candy Canes<p>10 Vintage Toys You Probably Owned That Are Now Worth A Fortune<p>7 Things That Prove Xbox Beats PS Every Time<p>Put Those Mason Jar Lids To Good Use With This Creative DIY Photo Magnet Project<p>6 Smartwatches To Match Your …

Why You Should Use Back-Button AF on Nikon DSLRs

I finally have a chance to write a few thoughts down on the new Nikon D500. Were you (like me) one of the thousands of Nikon photographers who waited …

Cameras

15 Delicious Dessert Ideas If You Love White Chocolate

White chocolate is so underrated.<p><i>Original article by Annie Sullivan for Spoon University.</i>

‘The Conjuring 2’: Watch The Vintage ‘The Enfield Poltergeist’ Documentary That Outlines The Real Life Haunting

The episode details the activity that occurred in 1977 in North London at a council house rented to Peggy Hodgson.<p>With “The Conjuring 2” dominating …

Animated Short Film Perfectly Captures the Strangeness of Dreams

Taiwanese animators create a surreal cityscape that Escher would be proud of.<p>If you can imagine an MC Escher-like Broadway musical sung in Chinese and starring a collection of animated empty suits, you're on the way to understanding this strange new video from Foresters. The group of Taiwan-based …

Art

The Podcast That Tells Ingeniously Boring Bedtime Stories to Help You Fall Asleep

According to Greek myth, Hermes, the cleverest God, used his inimitable wit to tell stories so long-winded, so fatuous, that they lulled the many-eyed monster Argus to sleep. By the same logic, insomniacs of modern times are often advised to read the phone book or—the classic choice—to count sheep …

Sleep

The Difference Between Cement, Concrete, and Mortar Explained in 2 Minutes

Because too often people get it wrong.<p>Experienced builders are plenty familiar with when to use cement, concrete, and mortar. But in the popular parlance, things get a bit confused—people often say "cement" when what they really mean is concrete, or think that cement is the stuff between bricks in …

The Big ‘What If’: 5 Alternate History Books Done Right

Over the years, ambitious novelists have applied the great <i>what if</i> to tales of alternate history on a grand scale, teasing out hypothetical versions of reality that illustrate both the elasticity and the limitations of human endeavor. These conjectural narratives serve as bracing reminders of what …

18 Must-Have Apps to Become Your Best Self

Your Action Plan is a monthly to-do list of tips straight from <i>SUCCESS</i> magazine—10 things you can do right now to improve yourself and your life. To …

Beginner’s Guide to Fertile Soil and Raised Garden Beds

Healthy soil is a critical component of any successful garden. By establishing a permanent garden layout in which beds and walking paths remain in …

Before buying anything on Amazon, use these 2 tools to make sure you’re getting a good deal

The event is expected to generate lots of sales for Amazon. The last Prime Day was a success, and the company has gained millions more Prime members in the year since.<p>The urge to shop on Prime Day makes sense: Amazon sells a ton of products and makes it very easy to buy them. Many times, its …

eCommerce

11 iPhone Apps That Will Ensure All Your Pics Are Lit AF

Step up your photo game.

This is the Netflix hack the world has been waiting for

Because Netflix doesn’t own the global licensing rights to all of the movies and TV shows it carries, a good deal of its programming remains …

Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

Design Inspo: Fifteen Brands That Will Make You Rethink Your Entire Apartment

You don't have to be plugged in to the furniture world to get a kick out of NYCxDESIGN; you just have to be interested in good looking things. For the past two weeks, there have been over five hundred decor and design-related shows across the city that, individually, are enough to get you …

Ceramics

Linksys routers to remain hackable after new FCC rules go into effect

A victory for open-source router enthusiasts everywhere<p>There aren't many routers — especially <i>extremely ugly</i> routers — that qualify as iconic, but the Linksys WRT series certainly counts. It was so popular that Linksys actually brought the WRT line <i>back</i> in 2014 after years of shipping much prettier …

Wi-Fi

7 Gardening Tools the Pros Swear By

1<p>[object Object]<p>“You can’t plant anything without a good trowel. My favorite is the Victorian trowel from Dewit. Its tough, boron-steel blade makes …

Graphics

Simple Photography Tips | Uncommon And Essential Camera Settings

Your first camera can be a daunting thing. So daunting in fact, that even the more experienced amongst us have neglected certain useful, perhaps even</i> …

Photography Tips

The painter who entered the fourth dimension

A 1954 painting by Salvador Dalí features a mysterious, four-dimensional ‘hypercube’. Fiona Macdonald finds out how maths fascinated the great Spanish painter.<p>When mathematician Thomas Banchoff received a message in 1975 asking him to contact Salvador Dalí, his colleague told him: “It’s either a …

Art

Mallows Bay: The 'ghost fleet' graveyard where nature has risen from the dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> They were built to sail across the Atlantic Ocean to aid the allied effort in World War I, but wound up unused, abandoned, stripped and finally scuttled.<p>Almost a century on, the "ghost fleet" of Mallows Bay in the Potomac River, 30 miles south of Washington D.C., is positively brimming with …

Great Depression

4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

Meditation

DIY - How to Make Outdoor Bench - Quiet Corner

Every porch needs a bench, at least that’s what Steve and I decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for …

Woodworking

A 'Budtender' Gives Us a Potent Look Inside a Colorado Weed Dispensary

In this week's First-Person Shooter, we gave two disposables to an employee at a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary in Denver. On top of shooting the storefronts, she took some #weedporn-worthy snaps of their massive grow house.<p>In this week's edition of First-Person Shooter, we gave two …

Cannabis