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15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Study Skills

Houseplants that clean the air of carcinogens

You know that rumor that plants can improve your air quality? Turns out it’s totally true.<p>A 1989 study by NASA tested common house plants to see if they could remove harmful chemicals from the air. Scientists put plants in sealed chambers and pumped in benzene, formaldehyde, and …

Plants

The search for alien life was just dealt a massive blow

With the incredible number of galaxies that mankind can observe from its tiny little perch here in the Milky Way, we know there are an absolutely …

The Coziest Restaurant in Every State

It’s more than just physical comfort and warmth; it’s that holiday-time feeling of friendliness, familiarity and relaxation.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

Walmart just struck another deal that confirms the death of America's middle class as we know it

Walmart is adding Lord & Taylor and its many designer fashion brands to its website, the companies announced Monday.<p>The deal is the latest in a series of moves by Walmart designed to target wealthy shoppers, which the retail giant has historically ignored in favor of customers at the opposite end …

Scientists have found an exciting new clue about how 'super-agers' stay sharp as they age

So much for not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are calling them "super-agers" for their unique ability to stay sharp into old age<p>Several months ago, researchers discovered at least one …

Poor people are running out of places to live

The rental crisis has grown so severe that some states have virtually no affordable apartments available for the lowest-income families, according to a new report from Freddie Mac, which finances loans for apartment buildings.<p>The report focuses on very low-income households, defined as those that …

Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounds sort of like a mass of crickets. A high-pitched whine, but from what? It seems to undulate, even writhe. Listen closely: There are multiple, distinct tones that sound to some like they're colliding in a nails-on-the-chalkboard effect.<p>The Associated Press has obtained a …

U.S. State Department

Amazon Is Starting to Crush the Life Out of Everything

Amazon (AMZN) , not Apple (AAPL) , will become the world's first trillion dollar company, according to Scott Galloway, author of <i>The Four</i>, a book …

Investing

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Flood, fix and flip: Houston housing investors see profit in Harvey's wake

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Addressing a real estate conference in flood-ravaged Houston this month, longtime investor Ray Sasser detailed his strategy: buy up to 50 flooded homes at deep discounts, then fix and flip them for a hefty profit.<p>FILE PHOTO: Houses are seen partially submerged in flood waters …

Real Estate

‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part of the Amazon. Then, it appears, they had the bad luck of running into gold miners.<p>Now, federal prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation into the reported massacre of about 10 …

'Big Chicken': The Medical Mystery That Traced Back To Slaughterhouse Workers

<i>Editor's note: In the 1950s, the U.S. poultry industry began adopting a new process: Acronizing. Ads that ran in women's magazines pictured crisp-skinned whole chicken that tasted "fresh," "wholesome" and "country sweet" thanks to a "revolutionary process which helps maintain freshness in</i> …

Public Health

Exiles on Pennsylvania Avenue: How Jared and Ivanka Were Repelled by Washington’s Elite

“What is off-putting about them,” one political veteran told me, “is they do not grasp their essential irrelevance. They think they are special.”<p>I. Air Force One<p>Donald Trump hoped the trip would draw a line under the Russia story, which had hounded his candidacy and was now damaging his presidency. …

Mason Jar Omelets Are The Fastest Breakfast EVER

Shake and go!<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>Lately, we've been very into mason jars. They can basically do anything. You can make ice cream in them, you can …

Cannes 2017: The director of The Revenant has created a VR experience, and it’s a game changer

Much like war, Cannes never changes. Except this year it did, in small but significant ways. As well as welcoming two Netflix movies into the …

Virtual Reality

Will This 'Impossible' Motor Take People to Other Planets?

When NASA one day sends humans to Mars, the journey could take six to nine months each way. But there's a highly-experimental device being developed that could help get us there in less than half that time — if it really works.<p>A small lab at NASA is creating a motor to propel ships through space …

Why Food Truck Businesses Are Revving Up

While challenges exist. With a low startup cost and a potential for high ROI, more people everywhere are opening food trucks.<p>Restaurants can be a tricky business. Generally as businesses go, the first year is the toughest. This rule is exaggerated in the restaurant business. Startup costs for an …

Food Trucks

Yes, black people do tip — even when we shouldn’t have to | Salon.com

<b>(Salon/Flora Thevoux)</b><p>Yes, black people do tip — even when we shouldn’t have to<p>If you’re dining out while black, you can’t leave less than 20 percent, no matter how terrible the service is<p>D. Watkins<p>April 30, 2017 8:30pm (UTC)<p>The slim white guy thrice my height with stick legs, baby shoulders and …

Hospitality

Is the Future of Helicopters in Bell’s New Concept Aircraft?

A new helicopter concept has been released by Bell Helicopter that incorporates new and emerging aircraft design technologies. Helicopters, in …

New drug could reverse baldness – and might even cure old age

A ‘cure’ for old age could be on the horizon after scientists developed a treatment which ‘reverses’ the symptoms of ageing in mice – causing them to …

20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Reviews(171)<p>★★★★★<p>Yummly User<p>★★★★★<p>Suz 9 days ago<p>★★★★★<p>Turned out just okay<p>Sherri S. 12 days ago<p>★★★★★<p>Everyone in the family loved it! Will make …

A Scientific Method For Building Good Habits and Making Them Stick

Good habits take time to stick. You will feel amazing if every time you put your mind to something, you got it done in a specific and realistic time. …

You need this 1000-track playlist of songs that inspired Daft Punk

<b>It’s one tiny speck of goodness in a failing universe.</b><p>Earlier this week we celebrated the 20th anniversary of <i>Homework</i> with <b>the greatest Daft</b> …

The 3 Pillars of Fat Loss

<b>Anyone who ever tells you “this is what you should do one hundred percent of the time” when it comes to your training is trying to sell you …

16 amazing kitchen gadgets under $100 that will transform your breakfast

You don't need to go to a five-star restaurant to enjoy a quality brunch. With the right tools, you can make stellar morning meals in your own kitchen.<p>Sure, standard frying pans are fine for preparing basic eggs and bacon. But there are loads of awesome gadgets that can take your breakfast to the …

500-year-old secrets of boxwood miniatures unlocked - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>After hundreds of years, experts have solved one of the art world's great mysteries.<p>Since the early 1500s, miniature boxwood carvings have confounded viewers with their depictions of heaven, hell and life on Earth, sculpted in minute detail.<p>Coveted by the wealthiest …

Archaeology

Delta Apologizes In Response To A Passenger’s Raving Pro-Trump Rant

Delta is in apology mode following an in-flight incident that promptly had customers calling for a boycott on Twitter.<p>The Chicago-based airline has issued a statement expressing regret over how Flight 248 handled a situation where a passenger stood in the aisle and shouting and clapping in an …

Donald Trump