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Clever Cost Saving Hacks That Provide Creative Alternatives to Expensive Cat and Dog Supplies

The very creative and helpful Household Hacker put together a list of handy cost-saving ideas that provide creative alternative and can help humans …

Pets

17 Clever IKEA Hacks That Will Make You And Your Cat VERY Happy

Cats would buy IKEA. ❤️<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Where to Eat and Drink Poolside in New York

In the midst of summer’s hottest days, one of the better ways to cool off is poolside — with a refreshing drink in hand. Here is a list of ten New York hotels that boast rooftop pools that are going heavy on the views. Some are open only to hotel guests, while others are offering day passes that …

Brooklyn Bridge

A DNA App Store Is Here, but Proceed with Caution - MIT Technology Review

A Silicon Valley startup called Helix is betting on the notion that not only do people want to learn more about their DNA, but they'll also pay to …

Genetics

The whole universe fits in one image with a special trick of math

The universe is enormous — so vast that it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like in one image.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA.<p>He created the image below that shows the observable …

Universe

Star

Latest<p>Twitch Prime Users Get a New Batch of Free PC Games To Download, Including SteamWorld Dig 2<p>Twitch 12 hours ago<p>Twitch<p>GameStop Offering Huge …

DC Comics

15 best items for those who are obsessed with outer space

Outer space is a polarizing concept. Some people are terrified, while others can't get enough.<p>Consider this a little tribute to those of you who are …

Space Travel

Human Builds A Dragon-Shaped Cardboard House For His Cat In Order To Please His Master

One creative guy named Sam just took cardboard cat houses to the next level. Inspired by his beloved kitty Denni, the entire thing is made out of …

Watch This Cat Leap Over a Tall Fence Like It's No Big Deal

This cat was quietly minding its own business when it was suddenly forced to perform one of the most amazing athletic feats ever caught on tape.<p>In …

Pets

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

University of Washington

Husband's Note on Mirror to Wife Struggling With Depression Is the Most Beautiful Thing You'll See All Day

"She's the kindest person I know."<p>An Imgur user posted a photo of the touching note her husband drew on their mirror, as a show of support while she was struggling with depression.<p>Mollywho wrote on Imgur that she's faced a lot of difficult times since marrying her husband, including not being able …

Inspiration

6 Surprising Foods and Drinks You Should Never Eat Together

Some foods play really well together. Take these 13 health-boosting food combos, for example. Their chemical compounds merge to create a turbo-charged nutritional symbiosis. It's a beautiful and tasty thing. Other foods, however, don't play so nice together—we're talking combos that leave you …

Nutrition

The top 20 tracks of 2015

20. KEITH APE – “IT G MA”<p>If one song could sum up this year’s Korean rap invasion, it would be “It G Ma” – the viral supernova headed up by gold-grilled trap king Keith Ape and backed up by other, equally eclectic members of The Cohort crew he belongs to, including mastermind JayAllDay and Seoul’s …

Awesome cat-packs allow cats to travel like tough tiny astronauts

Most cats would make great astronauts. They’re low-maintenance pets and partners who seemingly defy the laws of gravity.<p>While the average cat will …

Now You Can Experience The Magic Of The Solar System On Your Wrist

Here's an absolute must-have item for anyone who is fascinated by the wonder of outer space, the vastness of the universe and magic of the solar …

Watches

Kittens And ‘Star Wars’ Droid BB-8 Do Not Mix

In light of BB-8 frolicking with puppies, <i>Vanity Fair</i> decided to see how it would go when the roly-poly droid interacted with kittens. In retrospect, they really should have seen the results coming.<p>Unlike the puppies, which just saw a new friend, the kitties, and one kitten in particular, saw prey. …

Hear The Solar System Make Sweet, Beautiful Music

Pondering “what does the solar system sound like?” seems akin to a tree-falling-in-the-woods rhetorical question. But for visual designer Luke Twyman it’s an opportunity to have a little fun with astronomy and music.<p>SolarBeat is an addictive and oddly soothing web application that uses the orbital …

Astronomy

A Step-by-Step Guide to Befriending Strange Cats

<i>How should a stranger behave to a cat to become his friend? originally appeared on Quora, the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus.</i><p><b>Answer by Diane Meriwether,</b> …

Pets

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

10 Homemade Treats For Your Cat

Some for summer, some for any time!<p>Use the cold treats to keep your fuzzy BFF ~cool~ during the sweaty summers!

Funny Cat Facts

How To Walk Your Cat On A Leash, And Why You Should

Have you ever seen a cat being walked on a leash? It is one of the most perplexing but delightful sights.<p>As it turns out, walking a cat on a leash isn't some senseless gimmick. Many felines find great pleasure in time spent outside, enjoying the sounds of birds chirping and the scent of freshly cut …

Pets

13 Excellent Beer Destinations in New York City

Interest in craft beer shows no signs of slowing down, and the continuation of local breweries making excellent beer stokes excitement. Here's a list of places to go when a room-temperature can of adjunct lager just isn't cutting it. Whether it's a bar that custom carbonates, a vintage beer haven, …

Beer

6 Human Foods You Should Never Feed Your Cat

His tiny whiskers and swishy tail are so sweet it can be hard to resist giving him whatever he wants, but there are certain foods you should never feed your cat. Many human foods can put your little guy at risk for gastrointestinal problems, restlessness and worse. As the devoted pet owner that you …

Pets

How To Give a Cat a Bath

Whether your cat had a run-in with a skunk or you’re simply trying to curb the level of dander in your house, a scrub down may be just what your cat …

Pets