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The Art and Science of Refining Gold at Home

A quick tutorial in DIY chemistry.<p>You'd be forgiven for thinking that things like the process of refining gold are complex and complicated procedures that can only be performed in special labs and factories by seasoned and experienced professionals with a wealth of custom equipment. And if you want …

All You Need to Build This PopUp House Is a Screwdriver

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>No power tools? No problem. The PopUp House was designed by a French studio called MultiPod Studio to simplify the process of building your own home...and we mean "simplified." Basically, they embraced IKEA's style when it comes to the construction process, because the …

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Signs of Genius in Alan Turing’s handwriting

Long before the popular movie, “The Imitation Game” came out I decided to feature Alan Turing and his handwriting as one of the geniuses in my book …

The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.<p>I had lived thirty good years before enduring my first food poisoning — odds quite fortunate in the grand scheme of things, but …

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

How to Get Started with the Art of Pyrography (aka "Wood Burning")

Pyrography is an inexpensive and fun art that can really spice up your DIY projects. You just need a pyrography pen, clean piece of wood, and your …

We May Now Know Why People Suffer Depression Or Anxiety After A Concussion

Over the past few years, it’s become widely known among the scientific community that traumatic brain injuries, or concussions as they’re more often …

Homemade Limoncello: A Step by Step Guide

I'm normally a parenting writer/blogger but since every parent needs a good drink, from time to time, I've taken up DIY limoncello. I get asked for my recipe all the time - so here it is.<p><b>What is limoncello?</b><p>Limoncello is an Italian lemon liquor, produced mainly in Southern Italy (but now made and …

Put down the makeup and eat your way to naturally glowing skin

Plenty of beauty products attempt to give your skin the coveted "lit from within glow."But maybe you should skip the makeup and work with the skin …

98-year-old Chalkboard Drawings Discovered in Oklahoma School

Sometime in 1917, probably in November, Emerson High School in Oklahoma City got new chalkboards. Apparently they installed them right overtop the …

Sargy Mann: How a blind painter sees

<b>In the last weeks of his life, the artist Sargy Mann began writing about his extraordinary career as a blind painter. The last 10 years of his life, after his eyesight had failed completely, were paradoxically his most successful - his final exhibition opened in London this week, two months after</b> …

Strategic Thinking Exercises – 5 Breakthrough Thinking Possibilities

<i>Recently, the “Inside the Executive Suite” executive newsletter from Armada Executive Intelligence turned its attention to strategic thinking</i> …