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The Best Pore-Minimizing Products to Try Now

Pores. We've all got 'em. And while experts agree unilaterally that there's really no way of shrinking them for good, there are primers and products that cover, blur, and minimize the appearance of dusky divots right on the spot. Here, we've rounded up the best of the bunch to purge those tiny …

14 things you need to know about speciality palms: buying and care tips

<b>Decorative by nature and instantly giving an exotic, tropical feel to any living room or conservatory, the palm family is both diverse and functional.</b><p>…

Plants

Mother And Her Four Kids Built Their Own House By Watching YouTube Tutorials

Women who escape abusive relationships often have a hard time starting their lives over again, and depending on their situation may even find …

Kids

45 Expert-Approved Beauty Tips to Hack Your Makeup Routine

Game-changing secrets, right this way...<p>Since the standard evolution process from the "am I doing this right?" beauty novice to the "could be a vlogger" makeup expert involves much trial-and-error, we saved you the time and effort by asking makeup and skin experts directly about their best skin and …

Skin Care

Top 10 Ways to Speed Up Old Technology

Even if you are building a brand new computer, odds are you have some old gear around the house you’d like to get as much life out of as possible. …

Raspberry Pi

21 Easy, Healthy Snacks For When You're Trying To Lose Weight

Snack good, feel good.

New hiking route connects Los Angeles to 67 miles of backcountry bliss

One of the newest backcountry trails in the West skirts the busiest city in the country.<p>The thoroughfare, dubbed the Backbone Trail, stretches about 67 miles through the Santa Monica Mountains that ring Los Angeles, and opened in June after more than 50 years in the making.<p>The trail, which connects …

Hiking

Paying Tuition in 2017? These Tax Breaks Could Save You Thousands

Image source: Getty Images.<p>If you're planning to pay tuition in 2017, either for yourself or for a dependent, you may be able to take advantage of one of three valuable tax breaks. The best tuition tax break for you depends on your income and the student's status in school, and here's a quick guide …

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Hiking

Indoor garden: 16 ideas that are so easy to copy

The presence of an interior garden in a house or apartment is a trend that's becoming more popular. As more and more of us embrace city living, and …

Meet Trace Genomics, The “23andMe” Of Soil

For $199, farmers can understand their soil better–which is key to keeping their crops healthy.<p>For the founders of Trace Genomics, strawberries are the low-hanging fruit.<p>The company’s cofounders, Diane Wu and Poornima Parameswaran, are borrowing 23andMe’s model and applying it to agriculture. For …

Farming

Organic farmers fight USDA to defend their turf

Dave Chapman is not afraid of getting a little dirty. For the past 36 years, he’s dug his hands into the soil to plant, then pick, organic tomatoes …

It’s Important To Tell Our Kids The Truth About Thanksgiving

I’ll admit it. I never told my kids about Thanksgiving in the first place. They’re homeschooled, so I had the choice, and I chose to ignore the pat …

Native Americans

5 smart beds that make your solo life happy

Everyone knows at some point or another what it's like to live the single life. Sure, it's great when you have that special someone to share your …

Jackets

9-Year-Old Boy Graduates High School and Starts College, Wants to Become Astrophysicist: 'I Want to Prove That God Does Exist'

At 9 years old, William Maillis is like a lot of other boys his age, enjoying video games, knock-knock jokes, sports and hanging out with friends. …

Blender Peanut Butter Banana Muffins Recipe (5 Ingredients)

5 Ingredient Blendtec Blender Peanut Butter Banana Muffins<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup natural peanut butter<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 2 medium sized very ripe bananas<br>• ½ …

Breakfast

A Scientist Finds Salvation

A Canadian reader, Jan, introduces a new spiritual practice, Falun Gong, to our ongoing series. He’s been a practitioner for 16 years and “came into my spiritual path in a most unexpected way”:<p>I grew up as a Catholic, though really only in the most basic sense of the word. Early on I tried to be a …

Time I

7 of the Best Books On the Line Between Religion and Science

How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science<p>The titles of the two podcasts hosted by writer Mike McHargue give a sense of the breadth of his areas of concern: Ask Science Mike and The Liturgists Podcast. His writing focuses on finding a way to reconcile religious belief and an …

Books

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Last summer I grew half of everything I ate – here’s how you can too

ONE FREQUENT QUESTION I get asked is whether or not gardening helps save me money. I would say yes and in more ways than one.<p>Gardening is similar to …

Scientists unlock a secret to Latinos' longevity, with hopes of slowing aging for everyone

A new way to measure how humans age suggests that Latino Americans withstand life's wear and tear better than non-Latino whites — and that they may have their Native American ancestors to thank for their longer lives.<p>The findings offer some insight into a long-standing demographic mystery: Despite …

Watch Buddhist monks create a sand mandala at Google’s S.F. office

It should be completed by Thursday<p>Frank Underwood references aside, check out the colorful sand mandala underway at Google’s Spear Street offices in San Francisco. Buddhist monks began creating it on Monday. Soon after it’s done, the mandala will be ceremoniously destroyed.<p>Per Buddhist tradition, …

Spirituality

Recipe: Protein-packed Breakfast Banana Bread

I don’t care what anybody else says, breakfast is by far the best meal of the day. While I basically love all breakfast foods, my breakfast food …

As traditional believers turn away, is this a new crisis of faith?

Modern churches are driving up numbers among the young, but critics say their direct and emotional style of worship risks alienating mainstream Christians<p>Towards the end of the 100-minute service at St Luke’s in Birmingham on a sunny Sunday morning, Taryn Nabi began to shake uncontrollably. Near …

Faith