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Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Earth Science

30 Behaviors of Unstoppable People | Inc.com

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don't …

Motivation

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

A quiet education revolution worldwide is giving kids the skills to be 21st-century citizens

As a child, Dana Narvaiša hated school. Her teachers thought she asked too many questions and her English instructor used to gleefully skip over her when it was time to read aloud to the class.<p>Narvaiša now runs Cesis New Primary School in a town of 40,000 people, about an hour and a half from Riga, …

Education

12 Time-Efficient and Effective Exercises You're Not Doing

What are the most important things you need in a workout? The two that will give you the most bang for your buck are time-efficient, effective …

Workouts

New Flexible Solar Panels Could Be Put on Pretty Much Anything

The panels are almost as efficient as traditional rigid panels, and could be built into curtains or clothing.<p>Researchers from Virginia Tech have developed a thin, flexible solar panel that rivals current solar technology. Their results will be published in the journal <i>ACS Energy Letters</i>.<p>The new …

9 Foods You Didn’t Know Had Anti-Aging Benefits

From our friends at the Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

Ikea is now selling hydroponic gardening kits

Ikea is betting on indoor gardening.<p>The furniture retailer is introducing a line of products, part of the Krydda/Växer collection, that'll help you start your own indoor hydroponic garden. Unlike regular gardens, hydroponic systems don't use soil to grow plants — only water. That water is filled …

Germany is building the world’s first wind turbines with built-in hydroelectric batteries

Wind blows. Water falls. But for the first time, one is now powering the other. Engineers in Germany are storing water for hydroelectricity inside wind turbines allowing the towers act like massive batteries once the wind stops blowing. It’s the first major example of the two technologies being …

Hydroelectric Power

21 Quick Fixes For Baking Mistakes You're Probably Making

For a tender and flaky pie crust, use a lard recipe.

Dessert

I’m with stupid: The entire 2016 election has been an insult to our intelligence

Donald Trump isn’t the only one to lie with impunity. Logic, facts and intelligence are the losers in this election<p>Back in 2008 only weeks away from the election of Barack Obama as president, British journalist George Monbiot wondered how U.S. politics had come to be “dominated by people who make a …

Critical Thinking

The 5-Minute Morning Routine to Feel Better All Day

You might not be able to do anything about the 10 hours per day you spend hunched over a laptop. But spending just five minutes every morning with …

Top 5 garden herbs to grow, and how to grow them | The Star

I am no cook, but I can grow stuff! I happen to be married to an excellent cook who not only possesses amazing natural talent in this department, but …

Gardening

Flower Power in China: Pictures

Asia

14 French Toast Roll-Ups for Your Lazy Sunday Morning

Weekends are the perfect opportunity to sleep in a *little* later than normal, and spend some extra time making a leisurely breakfast. Healthy breakfast bowls are a great weekday option, but French toast is a go-to for when you’re craving something a little more… <i>naughty</i>. You already love it …

5 Yoga Poses That Come With Serious Beauty Benefits

<i>Ready to do something new with your look? All month long we're asking our 25 favorite influencers to share their 25 best beauty ideas for spring. Look out for the 25x25 logo here on Lipstick and on our social channels—@get_lipstick on Instagram and @glamourmag on Snapchat—for exclusive tips,</i> …

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

Workouts

6 Warm-Up Moves You Can Do Before Any Workout

We've all been there. Rushing to get a workout out of the way, we crank up the speed and incline on the treadmill right off the bat or jump into a …

Workouts

These $150,000 Prefab Houses Don’t Need Any Energy From The Grid

Deltec’s factory-built houses get their power from solar panels—and incredible gains in efficiency.<p>When a home-building company called Deltec Homes first launched in 1968, they focused on designing houses that could survive a hurricane. Now one of their main focuses is a different challenge—how to …