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Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Forestry

How to use Notes in iOS 9 like a boss

The busier my life gets, the more disorganized I become. I fumble for a notepad when I’m out and want to get someone’s phone number. I think of get short story ideas when I’m in the shower, and I have tons of books and movies I want to get (usually when I’m broke). Don’t get me started on shopping …

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

Data Visualization

The Brooklyn Of Every State

<i>By: Kristen Hunt and Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Though pockets of it are still holding strong, most of Brooklyn has been swept by a sea of trilby-wearing millennials with waxed beards, who just wanna give back to the neighborhood with an artisanal dog treat shop, you …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>Last year, a similar amendment by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) to protect state-legal industrial hemp programs passed 237-170. This year, it passed 289-142, just on the cusp of a veto-proof majority, a threshold that sponsors are always shooting for …

Cannabis

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

Articles about modern lakeside retreat stripped down basics on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.<p>Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>A Martha’s …

Architecture

Articles about miami oasis pays homage floridas rich architectural heritage on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.<p>Cathy Leff takes to the road (and sidewalk) to lead us on an intrepid bicycle tour of Miami’s architectural and cultural wonders.<p>Following a diagram of the sun's path during the summer solstice, …

Baton Rouge

The 10 Best Guitar Amps for Beginners

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Congratulations on buying …

How-To: Go beyond OS X Photos + make amazing wall art from your Mac’s pictures (Part 1)

Apple knew it had something special to share with the world when it released iPhoto in 2002: in addition to printing 20″ by 30″ poster-sized photos, the original iPhoto’s “most stunning feature” (according to Apple) was a page layout tool that quickly turned digital photo collections into printed …

Framing

18 Amazing Active Vacations You Can Actually Afford

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and …

Feds make it even harder for telemarketers to annoy you

The FCC adopts new rules that make it more difficult for companies to send consumers unwanted messages and easier for consumers to block or opt out of marketing messages.<p>Federal regulators just made it harder for telemarketers to interrupt your family dinners and jam your mobile phone with unwanted …

Net Neutrality

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Time Management

10 Video Games to Be Excited About at E3 2015

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, kicks off Tuesday in Los Angeles, where fans will see Master Chief, Chun Li and the Millennium Falcon in action.<p>There will be virtual reality demos from Oculus Rift, a "Wizard"-like Nintendo competition, and plenty of presentations about hotly …

Special Forces