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26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth …

National Parks

Relive the most amazing street art in Upfest's history ahead of 2017 Bedminster festival

Drinking More Coffee Is Associated With a Longer Life, New Studies Show

Load us up!<p>There's something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a sweating glass of iced …

Holistic Medicine

Eleven Awesome Pools to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

Because a jaw-dropping pool is as good a reason as any to buy a flight somewhere new......right?<p>A standing body of water in which countless people can submerge their grimy bodies, pools are objectively a little gross. Just as it’s not easy to find a flattering swimsuit, it’s not easy to find an ace …

Messy, always late and swear like a sailor? It just means you’re super smart | Arwa Mahdawi

Recent studies suggest traits often seen as negatives could actually signify high brain power. Truth or merely self-affirmation?<p>I’m very intelligent. I’m also extremely creative and have a vocabulary that could be described as voluminous, venerable or very large. But don’t just take my word for it: …

Vocabulary

As Strong As Morphine: This Natural Painkiller Grows in Your Backyard

From injury to disease, pain is a very common ailment or symptom that can take down the toughest of the tough. It’s so prevalent that we are seeing a …

Pain

7 Best Detox Teas for a Flatter Belly

<b>7 Best Detox Teas for a Flatter Belly</b> will help you find the right beverages to drink to help you look your best. Why spend your precious calories …

Ajwain Water - 15 Surprising Health Benefits! - By Dr. Robin Anand

Ajwain or carom seeds are the best thing to have ever happened to mankind, especially to those of us who suffer from digestive problems on a regular …

How do you bring the outside in? Follow this one trick to nail the trend

<b>We're all for bringing the outside in, and once again this year, it's a key home trend. Not everyone has a garden or balcony, but that's precisely</b> …

Home Decorating

How To Setup A Low Budget Grow Room?

For many, the cost of equipment is the main reason why they do not grow marijuana. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be expensive. The most basic setup …

Gardening 101: Grape Hyacinth

Grape Hyacinth, <i>Muscari</i>: “Needs a Firm Hand”<p>With a striking resemblance to budding hyacinths—in miniature—grape hyacinths need to be carefully placed …

Be Prepaired

7 plants that could save the world

Plants feed us, clothe us, shelter us, heal us, and unendingly inspire us with their everyday miracles. But, in many ways, despite the technological …

Precious Metals

Photography @johnkernickphotography Snowdrops are popping up everywhere this time of year, bringing some life to an otherwise drab forest floor. This photo was taken near Winchester in Hampshire. #ukcountryside #snowdrops #phonephoto

Over 100,000 Visas Have Been Revoked by Immigration Ban, Justice Dept. Reveals

At least 100,000 visas have been revoked in a single week in response to President Donald Trump's executive immigration order, a lawyer for the Justice Department revealed in court Friday.<p>The number came to light in a Virginia courtroom as a federal judge granted the state's motion to join a …

Nicki Minaj Feuds With Giuseppe Zanotti on Twitter: 'This Racism and Disrespect Won't Be Tolerated'

Nicki Minaj thinks shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti is being quite a heel – and she’s kicking off a major feud with him on Twitter.<p>In the span of 15 …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

The best apps to identify unknown plants and flowers

1. PlantSnapp<p>The PlantSnapp app makes identifying and buying a doddle. First take a photograph of the plant, then the app will do its best to recognise it. Once recognised, it will give details of name, care information and even where/when it must be planted. Here's the clever bit... once you've …

Top 10 books about wild women

From a 17th-century sci-fi utopia to an autobiographical vampire novel, all these great books were written by women who busted boundaries social, personal and literary<p>I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and …

Books

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

Photography

Mark Hamill Is Dubbing Trump's Tweets as the Joker

Mark Hamill has perfectly voiced one of the future president’s tweets as the Joker, and we could see more of them in the future. That might be one of …

20 Memorable Elvis Presley Quotes

More than 40 years after his death, Elvis Presley remains a rock ‘n' roll icon and has yet to be ousted from his position as “The King.” Yet the …

A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

Do big eyes mean big brains? Quiz | Ben Ambridge

They say our eyes are the windows to our souls, but what do they tell us about our intelligence? Measure your pupils to see if you are a star pupil…<p><b>What do the size of your pupils say about your intelligence? Rather a lot, according to a study from last year at the Georgia Institute of Technology.</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In The World

Continuing our series of the best places to travel in 2017, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in the world. If …