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Parabola raises $2.2 million to simplify programming for employees stuck in Excel all day

While knowledge workers are handling increasingly difficult tasks — ones that may be much easier to handle with just a Python script — Alex Yaseen thinks that in the future not everyone will actually need to learn how to code.<p>Instead, he hopes that tools like the one he’s building, called Parabola, …

Austin Food & Wine Festival 2018 Chef Lineup Is Here

<b>Austin Food & Wine Festival</b> is back for the seventh time this year, with a few event changes and expanded chef lineup featuring local and nationally-recognized names. It takes place from <b>Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29</b>.<p>The biggest change to the festival is with chef <b>Tim Love</b>’s giant …

The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That'll Make Your Butt Burn Like a Mother

Nothing can Netflix and chill as well as your glutes. Seriously. When we sit on our butts all day, our glutes (the muscles that make up your butt) …

Shia LaBeouf Expertly Shouts Down Alleged White Supremacist During Livestream

Going to be a long four-to-eight years.<p>Human performance art Shia LaBeouf launched a project last week to protest President Trump. Titled “He Will Not Divide Us,” the piece is simple: 24 hours per day, seven days per week, for the duration of the 45th presidency, a camera will livestream footage …

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

11 Netflix Movies With Insanely Hot Sex Scenes

Netflix is good for many things: discovering endlessly bingeable shows you wouldn’t have known about otherwise, making a good excuse to invite people …

The Secret to Keeping Your Goals When You Have Zero Willpower

Don't worry, this is not another New Year's resolutions how-to article. This is a beautiful challenge to be accepted, a desperate call to action, and …

Ellen DeGeneres & Pharrell Williams Address Kim Burrell's Homophobic Comments

Kim Burrell may have been disinvited from <i>The Ellen DeGeneres Show</i>, but she was definitely the elephant in the room.<p>DeGeneres canceled the gospel …

What will we wear in 2017?

Lindsay Baker looks for clues from the catwalk for the fashion trends in the year ahead.<p>Fashions on the catwalk can seem remote at times – but they set the trends that filter down through the fashion press and social media, into our wardrobes and onto the streets. So while you might not find …

Ralph Lauren

Extinct: which animals could we lose forever in 2017?

When a cheetah sprints, there is nothing on Earth that can touch it. The big cat’s hind legs heave forward, kicking up dust, while its front paws bounce off the ground. A few years ago, a cheetah at full pelt clocked 64mph, covering 100m in just 5.95 seconds. Usain Bolt’s world record for the same …

Habitats

The 15 Wardrobe Essentials Every Woman Will Need in 2017

We're halfway through the year, which means if you haven't already given your wardrobe a hard refresh, you're probably thinking about investing in a few new things to wear when...

30 Hilarious Tweets About Marriage That Just Nailed It This Year

These are spot on. 😂<p>Married couples may like to think that their relationship is a unique and complex thing. But at the end of the day, it turns out that marriage is a surprisingly universal (and often hilarious) experience.<p>To prove it, we’ve compiled 30 of the funniest and most relatable marriage …

Motherhood

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Workouts

The Most Haunted Places in Every State

Get your freak on.<p>An unexplained chill in the air, a whisper in an empty room, a flicker of movement in the corner of your eye: ghost-hunters and …

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs' | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Mental Health

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 …

Here's Everything Coming To Netflix In May

April showers bring May flowers — and new Netflix releases. Hurray! Although the weather is finally getting nicer, we all still deserve a good ol' …

Netflix Original

Double Your Seafood with Surf and Surf Recipes

The ultimate recipes for seafood lovers.<p>We love a good surf and turf platter, which brings together land and sea in delicious harmony. But here's …

7 Ways to Declutter Any Room Using Feng Shui

By this point, you've likely heard of Marie Kondo's magical tidying method or applied some of its principles to your rooms, drawers, or even your heart. But did you know that feng shui is really the OG when it comes to creating a joy-inducing space?<p>Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of …

5 Spring Organizing Tips

Spring is just around the corner and as you know, it is the season of blooming and awakening! Spring is also the time for spring cleaning.<p>Spring is just around the corner and as you know, it is the season of blooming and awakening! Spring is also the time for spring cleaning.<p>Here are 5 organizing …

Personal Organizing

This US Supreme Court decision could thwart Obama's attempt to pick the next justice

Obama may consider, in the face of such fierce opposition, unilaterally appointing a successor to the late Antonin Scalia during a Senate recess.<p>Recess appointments allow the president to name senior US officials while the Senate is on a break. Officials appointed during recesses have to be …

Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket land, tip over, and explode

SpaceX's latest attempt to land its reusable Falcon 9 rocket on a ship in the ocean failed again tonight, but it was a close call — an issue with one of the rocket's leg-locking mechanisms caused it to tip over after landing, bringing the test to a fiery end. Elon Musk just posted a dramatic video …

Boeing reveals the airplane of the future (and it's not good)

From ceiling projections of a starry sky at night to mood lighting to giant curved screens in first class, Boeing is planning some big design changes to its future plane cabins – though the economy-class seats still don’t look comfortable.<p>The plane manufacturer’s engineers released a concept video …

Ask Ethan: How Fast Do Gravitational Waves Travel?

One of the most surprising predictions of Einstein’s General Relativity is the existence of not just matter, radiation and other particle-based forms of energy, but the existence of gravitational radiation itself, or fundamental “ripples” in the very fabric of spacetime. This is one of the toughest …

Black Holes

Inventor pitches detachable airplane cabin to save lives during crashes

The latest innovation in airplane safety might just be a detachable cabin, at least according to a Russian inventor who released his designs for the …

These Airlines Have the Lowest Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list …

Salted Caramel Café au Lait Recipe

A perfect blend of sweet chocolate and caramel balanced with two touches of salt<p>Learn how to make your own cup of sweet-and-savory Café au Lait or …

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