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The Fine Art of Ambiguous Writing

The author Reif Larsen says Joseph Conrad and Anselm Kiefer taught him how to practice omission without infuriating his readers.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and</b> …

New EPIC camera to photograph Earth in a way it has never been before - ExtremeTech

By on February 24, 2015 at 2:34 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Earth will soon be photographed …

How to Use Basic Design Principles to Decorate Your Home

Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the …

How To: Build A Rustic Wooden Magnetic Utensil Holder

In a small apartment, counter space is at a premium. Knife blocks are huge and often unsightly, so I resolved to make an attractive, convenient solution. Several people commented that they would pay for such a product, so I opened Pretty River Woodworking on Etsy. As a second personal project, I …

Woodworking

What Your Gas Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

“Bacteria ferments food that we’ve eaten," explains Rebekah Gross, M.D., a gastroenterologist at the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health at NYU Langone Medical Center. "That can happen down in the colon, but some colon bacteria can make its way into the small intestine." This is called small …

16 Adorable Tips On Living Your Best Life

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Rare Double Cyclones Sock Australia—Where Else Has This Happened?

Although a first for the country, double cyclones or hurricane are not unheard of in other parts of the world.<p>While U.S. East Coast residents spent the weekend shoveling snow, people along Australia's north and east coasts were busy mopping up after two cyclones swept ashore on Friday. In a one-two …

Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?

As we journey around the galaxy, our solar system might regularly interact with dark matter, which might dislodge Oort cloud comets and boost heat in …

Dark Matter

Human DNA makes mice grow bigger brains - Futurity

If most of our genes are the same as those of chimpanzees, how'd we humans evolve such big brains? New research with mice may hold the answer.

Biology

Chocolate Layer Cake

Emily Luchetti, two-time James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and cookbook author, shares this chocolate layer cake that wins our approval by having …

Dessert

The 10 Most Dangerous SCUBA Dives in the World

There are beautiful and serene dives—and then there are dives with an added element of danger and mystery so compelling, many will risk their lives …

New Jersey

America's worst national parks

It’s always fun to come up with rankings for the “best of” travel – and within the majesty of America’s national park system, there is always a spirited competition between the likes of Yellowstone, Yosemite, Glacier, and the Tetons, all of which I’ve enjoyed visiting multiple times.<p>But enough of …

National Parks

Feeding peanuts to babies protects from peanut allergies, scientists find

Rise in allergies driven by bad nutritional advice which warned parents to keep babies away from peanuts, scientists at Kings College London have found<p>Exposing infants to peanuts protects them against allergies, scientists have found, suggesting that parents have been given the wrong advice for …

Biomedicine

How Artificial Sweeteners Confuse Your Body into Storing Fat

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>As noted in the featured video, there are currently five different artificial sweeteners on the market. The one you're most likely to …

Watch: Stealthy Octopus Leaps From Water and Attacks Crab

The predator's "sheer aggressiveness" surprised even an octopus scientist.<p>Elusive creatures known mainly for their eight arms, ink blast, and high intelligence, octopuses are also fearsome predators with a variety of natural weapons at their disposal.<p>Porsche Indrisie learned that firsthand recently …