Nadia Szmith

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How to Make the Perfect Smoothie

<i>This general how-to guide from YourTango ensures you will be making the perfect smoothie whenever the mood strikes.</i><p>Quick quiz: think back to yesterday. How many fruits did you eat? How many vegetables? How many cups of leafy greens?<p>You should be aiming for 8-12 servings of vegetables and fruit …

14 Incredible American Hikes You Need to Take this Summer

Summertime is marked by long days in the sun, warm fire-side nights and—if you’re like us—some incredible hikes.<p>There’s nothing more liberating than …

How To Grow Every Single Herb You've Ever Wanted, Indoors

Great news, everyone. The days of throwing down $4 for a sprig of thyme are behind you. Never again will you have to fork over your last bills for some wilting basil to make a pesto, because you can grow those herbs <i>at home</i> -- yes, even if you don't have one square foot of yard to call your own. …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

Modern Cat: Simple DIY Cat Scratcher

Don’t let pet accessories clash with your otherwise clean, modern decor! Build your own sleek and stylish DIY cat scratcher to keep both your kitties and your design aesthetic happy.<p>If you’ve got sisal twine, wood, and some basic tools, you can build a custom cat scratcher for your favorite …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

Data Protection

7 of the raddest outdoor adventures in Idaho

1. Paragliding off the top of Baldy<p>There’s a famous saying in the ski community of Sun Valley that goes, “The higher you get, the higher you get.” …

Hiking

Mashed Potato Burekas | The Nosher

Burekas are one of my favorite Israeli treats, and they are the perfect way to use up leftover mashed potatoes from your Thanksgiving dinner. This …

9 Gorgeous Parks in Cities Around the World

Is the world's most gorgeous park in your city?<p>Whether you're visiting one or living in one, cities can be overwhelming. To escape the skyscrapers, noises and crowds, look no further than these nine green sanctuaries nestled into urban settings across the world.<p><b>Griffith Park, Los Angeles. Here's</b> …

How This Beetle Creates 500 Explosions Per Second In Its Bum

There are few defences more extreme than that of the bombardier beetles. These insects deliberately engineer explosive chemical reactions inside their own bodies, so they can spray burning, caustic liquid from their backsides. The liquid can reach up to 22 miles per hour, at temperatures of around …

Chemistry

Can you guess the meaning of these untranslatable words? [QUIZ]

featured image by Alessandro Valli.

Croissant

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

This Infographic Teaches You How To Grow Dozens Of Vegetables

Since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has been growing food to stave off hunger. While most of us go to a store for this now, growing your own …

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Sex And Drugs

Festival season is fast approaching, and that means two things: sex and drugs. It should go without saying that these two things will be happening …

Amazon Will Now Rent Grazing Goats to Clear Your Property

Amazon's fledgling goat-grazing service is only in beta at the moment, but we think this idea's got legs. Four of them, actually.<br>Read More

Goats

Very Rare And Adorable Pocket Shark Discovered

Only the second pocket shark ever seen by humans was discovered by scientists during a study conducted by the <b>National Oceanic and Atmospheric</b> …

An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps

In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot peeing on an Apple logo.<p>At least, that's what shows up if you look up Rawalpindi in Google Maps.<p>The park is not actually there -- it's an …

Google Maps