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The Easiest Way To Get Everyone To Smile In A Photo

Everyone knows it's almost impossible to take a group photo where everyone looks awesome at the same time. But what if we told you there was a simple way to combine a few imperfect photos to create the perfect one?<p>Well, there is. If you upload a succession of photos of the same people to Google+, …

11 Savory Ways You Need To Eat Greek Yogurt, From Mac & Cheese To Salad Dressing

Creamy, tart and protein-packed: Greek yogurt, we love you.<p>If yogurts went to high school, Greek yogurt would be crowned prom king. It's a dairy product that has it all: It's nutritionally dense, filled with protein and healthy fats, and contains less sugar than most commercial yogurts. It may earn …

The Simple Trick That Can Boost Your Confidence Immediately

Smile, don't slouch. And don't cross your arms. Your parents probably taught you to use certain body language to appear friendly and polite.<p>But new research shows that your body language does much more than change the way other people see you -- it can change how you see yourself. Psychologists …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Trust The Pictures On Hotel Websites

Professional reviewers from the hotel review website Oyster visited vacation properties from Barbados to Boston, and the photos they took didn't quite match up with the online fantasy.<p>If you're thinking of booking a warm getaway as the cold weather sets in, let these "photo fakeouts" serve as a …

Dominican Republic

How to Transform a Head of Cauliflower Into Dinner

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Cauliflower may not be the belle of the farmers market</i> …

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5 Things Your Parents Taught You That Are Totally Wrong

These familiar warnings just don't pan out<p>When you were a kid, your mom and dad dispensed plenty of wisdom that still checks out, like “don’t forget to wear clean underwear every day.” (Thanks for that one, guys.) Not every piece of parental advice holds up, though. Here are five classic warnings …

17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

Scientist Gives Himself Fecal Transplant To Try A Hunter-Gatherer's Microbiome

Why a field researcher from America has exposed his colon to the gut microbiome of a tribesman from Tanzania<p>It's not often we encounter a story that begins with a line like this:<p>“AS THE SUN set over Lake Eyasi in Tanzania, nearly thirty minutes had passed since I had inserted a turkey baster into …

The Sun

Science & InnovationReference<p>Learn more about the life-giving star at the center of our solar system.<p>Science & InnovationReference<p>Compared with the billions of other stars in the universe, the sun is unremarkable. But for Earth and the other planets that revolve around it, the sun is a powerful …

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14 Unbelievable Facts About The Human Eye

My EYES. H/t this fascinating Quora thread.