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See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Farmers know how nitrates are getting into Iowa's rivers

In response to the Dec. 21 article “Group: Growth in suburbs, not nitrate levels, driving Water Works upgrades,” farmers know their fields. They know …

How life changes when you’re fearless

Fear is an essential part of the human condition that’s deeply rooted in our most primal instincts. For most of the hundreds of thousands of years of …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Python Programming

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Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method - Organic Gardening

Many fruit trees — including semidwarf varieties — can easily grow to 15 feet and taller. Anyone who has tried to manage one of these large trees in …

Gardening

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

Could yoga nidra be the key to wiping out stress and anxiety…for good?

Raise your hand if your favorite part of yoga class is savasana? If that’s the case—and, let’s be honest, it’s true for all of us at some …

A Weird New Property Of Water Points To Big Possibilities

Water stays frozen at temperatures well above boiling when it’s trapped inside carbon nanotubes.<p>The discovery reveals another unexpected property of water. And that strange behavior has scientists salivating at the thought of possible applications.<p>Water is a pretty unusual substance to begin with. …

Mexico Is Hiding The World’s Largest Pyramid

In the city of Cholula in central Mexico there stands a hill with a giant church on top which hides a manmade pyramid filled with secrets.<p>MEXICO …

These solar panels can literally pull clean drinking water out of thin air

That water surrounds us in the form of vapor — water's gaseous, evaporated state. We're usually only reminded of this on especially humid days, but our air can actually be considered a water source.<p>Zero Mass Water, a sustainable water startup, is trying to create an easy, off-grid way for anyone to …

Clean Energy

The Greater Patagonian Trail could be the most epic through-hike you don’t know about

Since 2013 Jan Dudeck has returned regularly to map out what he has coined the “Greater Patagonian Trail” — a 1500km route which includes old roads, …

Don’t buy a new WiFi router, use this gadget to turbocharge the one you already have

Okay seriously, this is just brilliant. Your home Wi-Fi router is just a few years old and yet it’s already out of date. Newer standards offer much …

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Is it just us, or does it feel like life has the accelerator pedal to the metal right now? We're all propelling forward at the craziest of speeds …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

$12 gadget adds a microSD and full-size SD card reader to any Android phone

Are you angry because your Android smartphone is one of the few models that doesn’t have expandable microSD card support? Actually, even if your …

10 Cool Product Designs of 2016

Night mode<p>Times are changing continuously and nothing stays how it is. Even the perception of what looks cool and what doesn’t changes every so and …

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Mitford sisters star in a new biography

Meet the high-profile, female-dominated clan that ruled society long before the Kardashians<p><b>THE SIX: THE LIVES OF THE MITFORD SISTERS</b><p><b>By Laura …

7 Non-Fiction Books to Read Right Now

1<p><i>Mamaleh Knows Best</i>, by Marjorie Ingall<p>If you’re a parent—even one who gave birth before the really cool strollers were invented—you’ll find infinite …

Move over, Gaudí: meet Barcelona's amazing forgotten architect

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16 Books That Every Introvert Needs to Read

If you're an introvert, one of the best ways to recharge is with a good book. There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so …

California’s 3 least visited National Parks are some of the raddest places in the US. Here’s why.

1. Lassen Volcanic National Park<p>Five hours north of the San Francisco Bay, hell awaits you. Well, Bumpass Hell. Smoldering mud pots, belching sulfur …

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How to Weather Wood - 5 Ways

With any of these 5 easy DIY methods, you can weather new wood and add years of rustic charm in a weekend—or less!<p>Photo: istockphoto.com<p>Many …

We’re Sending 26 Billion Pounds of Reusable Textiles to the Landfill Every Year

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How the Killer Whale Avoids Eating People, Helped 19th-Century Whalers, and Became Public Enemy Number One | Blog | Nature | PBS

A killer whale (<i>Orcinus orca</i>) jumps from the water near Canada’s Saturna Island. | Credit: Miles Ritter/Flickr<p><b>Editor’s Note: The following is an</b> …

Killer Whales

Reel out this solar-powered LED lighting solution for off-grid illumination & charging

<b>This solar + battery + LED light combo aims to be the future of portable light & power.</b><p>With a 30-foot string of 100 LED bulbs delivering 350 lumens, …