Lauren Porter

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Local Legends: The 20 Best State Parks In America

When it comes to natural spaces across the United States, the National Parks get all of the glory. And while its true that they are some of the best …

Wien – Reisetipps, Highlights & Insidertipps

Die schönsten Sehenswürdigkeiten, Restaurantempfehlungen und Insidertipps für Wien<p>{Werbung/Affiliate Links} Ich weiß gar nicht wieviele Male ich …

Europa

High-Protein, Muscle-Building Vegan Recipes From Pro Athletes

You know you can score plenty of protein just from plants. (At least that’s what people keep saying).<p>But have you ever seen a meat-free meal that …

The 20 Best Places to Camp in National Parks

Some of the finest places to lay your head are inside our national parks.<p>Summer is upon us and that means it's time to get outside, feel the sun on our noggin, breathe deep of the fresh air and enjoy all all that Mother Nature has given our great nation. And there's nowhere better to experience the …

Elon Musk has discovered a new passion in life — and it could be Tesla's best product yet

But what are supercar-fast electric vehicles and low-Earth orbits in the face of ... roofing.<p>Against all odds, Musk has become perhaps the biggest booster in the history of the roofing business, thanks to a new Tesla product, the Solar Roof, that officially went on sale Wednesday.<p>It's the first …

Tesla

What's So Special About 350ºF?

It seems like just about every baking recipe includes the line "Preheat the oven to 350ºF." But what makes that temperature so special, in baking? …

Dessert

Earth Day Quotes 2017: 23 quotes about the environment that ring true now more than ever

Saturday, April 22 marks Earth Day 2017, the day that we all join together to celebrate the planet we share and its natural resources.<p>Thanks to the …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: unforgettable animal behaviour

From basking gharial to stampeding muskoxen, these images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been selected for a Natural History Museum book, Unforgettable Behaviour, and offer a unique glimpse into hidden worlds of animal survival and joy

Nature Photography

USDA vs. FDA: What’s the Difference?

The only difference, usually, between a cheese pizza and a pepperoni-topped pizza is the pepperoni. Yet in the United States of America, two completely different government agencies are responsible for regulating and inspecting each. A frozen pepperoni pizza, because it contains meat, will go …

Rotating molecules create a brighter future

Scientists have discovered a group of materials which could pave the way for a new generation of high-efficiency lighting, solving a quandary which …

How to Handle a Workplace Bully, According to a Clinical Psychologist

A psychologist lays out the underpinnings of toxic behavior to help others fight back effectively.<p>Imagine someone in your office uses insults, anger, and threats to get what they want. Their nasty behavior is starting to take a psychological toll on everyone around them and your team's performance …

This is how states will fight Trump's energy order

Donald Trump's plan to bring an abrupt halt to America's crusade against climate change will test California and other states like never before as they seek to wrest control of the nation's energy future from a hostile White House.<p>The energy plan Trump unveiled on Tuesday left no doubt that the …

Tom Steyer

New material made from fiber-reinforced hydrogels is 5 times tougher than steel

Researchers at Hokkaido University in Japan have created a flexible, eco-friendly material that’s five-times stronger than carbon steel. The …

Engineering

'Last night in Sweden' was a figment of Trump's Fox News-inspired imagination | Christian Christensen

Donald Trump wants Americans to be very afraid of Muslim immigrants and refugees. He will warp reality to do so if needed<p>It was only a matter of time before Sweden – the politically correct, socialist hellhole inhabited by 10 million unfortunate souls – came into Trump’s crosshairs. “You look at …

Researchers invent process to produce renewable car tires from trees, grass

A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new technology to produce automobile tires from trees and grasses in a …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

On Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

This area is pulsating with life: cinemas, restaurants, bars, shops, a theatre, hotels. Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich spends a day exploring …

What Does Does It Cost to Live for a Month in Copenhagen, Denmark?

<i>This post is by Caroline Hadamitzky, a freelance writer, tour guide, and blogger with a passion for all things travel. Originally from Canada, she</i> …

Copenhagen

What Makes a Lager a Lager, Anyway?

Although ales reign supreme for craft brewers, lagers still remain the world's most popular style of beer.<p>All beers in this great sudsy world trickle down from two streams: ales and lagers. Ales, as in India pale ale, is the beer family of choice for craft brewers. Meanwhile, lagers—by far the …

Flavors

Seven incredible adventures you can have in a weekend

Have your weekends been a little lacklustre of late? You don't need to use up all your annual leave to have a real adventure – you'd be surprised how much you can squeeze into a couple of days.<p>From bear watching to bobsledding, these trips will do the trick. They start on a Thursday or Friday and …

Yorkshire Dales

The secret to living a meaningful life

Your ambitions to improve your life do not need to be confined by your personality.<p>Brian Little, one of the world’s leading experts on personality psychology, is renowned as a public speaker. If you watch his recent TED talk on personality, as millions of others have, you will see an engaging and …

8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

7 Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills<p>Updated January 05, 2018<p>In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether …

OpenCourseware

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Make Learning a Lifelong Habit

I recently worked my way through Edmund Morris’s first two Teddy Roosevelt biographies, <i>The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt</i> and <i>Theodore Rex</i>. Roosevelt wasn’t without flaws, but he was by nearly all accounts fascinating and intellectually voracious. He published his first book, <i>The Naval War of 1812</i>, at 23 …

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

Small Business

11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …

Time Management

Schlumberger Wein- und Sektkellerei 2014 Brut Méthode Traditionelle Grüner Veltliner (Österreichischer Sekt)

About the Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide<p>Tasting Methodology and Goals<p>All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products …

Wine

Obama's exit interview: Hope and change can still win elections

<b>(CNN) —</b> Arguing that Americans still subscribe to his vision of progressive change, President Barack Obama asserted in an interview recently he could have succeeded in this year's election if he was eligible to run.<p>"I am confident in this vision because I'm confident that if I had run again and …

Mitch McConnell