Jian Smith

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Statistical tools for data analysis and visualization

I recently posted an article describing how to make easily a 3D scatter plot in <b>R</b> using the package <b>scatterplot3d</b>.<p>This <b>R tutorial</b> describes how to …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

How Achievable Is Fast Weight Loss?

Obesity in industrialized nations is at an all time high. Most researchers link this to the standard Western diet which is too high in fats, sugars …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

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Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Mongabay.com 15 June 2018<p>Among the top articles from our Spanish language service, Mongabay Latam, for the week of June 4 - 10 was one about a …

5 Times You Shouldn't Try to DIY

Obviously we love to DIY whenever we can, but there are times when it is just not so smart. If you're facing these five situations, there's …

29 Geek DIY's To Make Right Now

Spread love, that's the geeky way.

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First Global Review of Arctic Marine Mammals Reveals Uncertain Future

Changing Planet<p>A young polar bear comes to shore during the summer in northern Alaska. (Photograph by Eric Regehr, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)<p><i>Despite Arctic marine mammals being icons of climate change, little is known about their populations across the Arctic. In a first ever global review of</i> …

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

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4 Books That Can Pump Up Your Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched concept to you doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try.<p>After all, for …

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NASA made an adorable video explaining climate change. l think a lot of people will FINALLY get it.

Here's your Hot Planet 101, courtesy of NASA. Take a minute to watch it, then we'll see how it's affecting life on earth <i>right now.</i><p>If the symptoms of …

10 Minute Exercises To Lose Weight

Did you know that by just doing 10 minutes of quick exercises to lose weight has many health benefits as well as easy weight loss? Doing a few 10 …

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Honey & Rosemary Blackberry Jam

Begin by adding 1 cup of blackberries to a large heavy pot. Crush with a potato masher and repeat the process until all 10 cups are used up.<p>Stir in …

Woolly Mammoth DNA Inserted into Elephant Cells

The idea of bringing extinct animals back to life continues to reside in the realm of science fiction. But scientists have taken a small step closer …

DIY Torn Air Dry Clay Bowls

Make yourself some stunning vessels that you can customize to your needs with these incredibly simple torn clay bowls from Portia Lawrie of Makery.<p>All you really need for this inspired tutorial is air dry clay and bowl to use as a mold. The brilliance of leaving the edges of the clay uneven not …

An 8-Week Plan to Make You a Runner

A runner isn't born overnight: it takes weeks of building up and training the body to get used to moving this way. If running is one of your goals, here's an eight-week plan to get you running for 30 minutes straight. Whether you enjoy running outside in the fresh air, or hitting the treadmill at …

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What “Being Healthy” Really Means and the Myths of Genetics and Exercise

The last three essays in this series were written in order to expose truths about health that have been ignored or forgotten. We talked about the …

How-To: Hand-Printed Patterned Floor

<i>From October 2006 to January 2009, we produced 10 volumes of MAKE’s original sister publication, CRAFT. There are many project gems on the pages of those 10 volumes. Here is just one.</i><p>HAND-PRINTED PATTERNED FLOOR<p>By Catherine Weis<p><b>MATERIALS</b><br>Tape measure<br>Blue chalk “snap line” for measuring your space …

How to Make a Birthday Card

It's always nice to celebrate the birthday of a friend or loved one in a meaningful way. Though making a birthday card may take a little more time …

10 Clever Spray Paint Ideas | Curbly

<b>10 Clever Spray Paint Ideas</b> | <i>Curbly</i><p>Spray paint has a bad rep. Back in the day it was oily, toxic and only available in colours like black, brown, red and browny red. But as you can see, spray paint has changed with the times and comes in a myriad of colours, types and textures. Curbly has rounded up a fantastic set of projects using this overlooked product, in lots of different ways. Personally I adore those gold letters (formerly plastic blue, yellow & red!) and the gold/pink book ends. Click …

How-To: Rockabilly Pinup Necktie

Give your Sunday best a big dose of vintage-inspired kitsch with this rockabilly pinup necktie video tutorial from Mark Montano!<p>You can also head over to Mark’s YouTube channel for even more DIY goodness.

DIY Witch Shoes

A classic Halloween costume is a wicked witch, and creating pointy-toed shoes out of an old pair you already have would be an excellent way to kick the look up a notch without breaking the bank. See how on Life Art Collide.

How-To: Geometric Plastic Canvas Triangle Necklace

Whip up a quick and crafty fashion statement with this plastic canvas triangle necklace tutorial that Crystal from A Pumpkin & A Princess shared on Crafts Unleashed!<p>Ready to make a necklace of your own? Pull out your plastic canvas, then head on over to Crafts Unleashed to see the full how-to.

Make a Custom Cutting Board

A Beautiful Mess shows us how to put our own touch on cutting boards with this easy tutorial. The simple house shape cutting board would make a wonderful housewarming or hostess gift.

Quilling 101: Learn the Basics of Quilling Paper

Quilling, the coiling and shaping of narrow paper strips to create a design, has been around for years — hundreds, in fact. During the Renaissance, nuns and monks would roll gold-gilded paper remnants trimmed during the bookmaking process, and use them to decorate religious objects as an …