Nicole Diamantis

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Is the Universe a conscious mind?

Cosmopsychism might seem crazy, but it provides a robust explanatory model for how the Universe became fine-tuned for life<i>By Philip Goff</i>Read at Aeon

Physics

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

Retirement

Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Simple Pot Cover Crochet pattern by Steel&Stitch

Brighten up your desk with this super quick, super simple pattern that lends a bit of class to your succulents.

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

Beautiful little house

7 Middle Eastern Meals for Anyone Who’s Been Too Intimidated to Try Before

Whole Foods recently announced its predictions for the top health food trends of 2018, and we were happy to see Middle Eastern recipes made the cut. …

Nostalgic flavors inspire Holiday Cookie Contest winners

“This is too much for an old lady!” said Fran Ann Swierczewski, of Oak Forest.<p>The 86-year-old was reacting to the news that she had won the Chicago Tribune’s annual Holiday Cookie Contest with her entry, mom’s Rice Krispies cookies. It was the first time Swierczewski had entered a contest — well, a …

This construction unfolds into a home in just hours, and only costs around $33,400

Designed by Renato Vidal and manufactured by Area Legno in Italy, this modular living unit can unfold into a fully functional home within six to …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

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4 Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

They all have one very important thing in common -- location, location, location!<p>There have been few industries, if any, hotter than legal marijuana …

Cannabis

Why This Second Grade Handout Should Be Your New Creative Manifesto

Last week, I attended curriculum night at my daughter’s school. In discussing the things the kids will be learning this year, the teachers handed us …

Forget Hot Sauce—Make Hot Salt Instead

As far as I’m concerned, peppers are pretty perfect. Raw, sautéed, or roasted, they shine on their own, but they also support my favorite dishes (red beans and rice, étouffée, fajitas, etc.). But any time I pick a pepper, I toss out its ribs and seeds. I feel bad about it, but not every dish calls …

Forks over knives Vegan No-Tuna Salad Sandwich

Once again to honor the year anniversary of my blog one of my favorite recipes I posted is the no-tuna sandwich. I make this every other week. It is …

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

A lawyer rewrote Instagram’s terms of use ‘in plain English’ so kids would know their privacy rights

By Amy B Wang<p>, Reporter<p>It’s no secret that teenagers love social media.<p>Members of “Generation Z” can spend up to nine hours a day sharing photos on Instagram, consuming “content” on YouTube and talking to friends on Snapchat. (Just don’t ask them to get excited about Facebook.)<p>But how much do these …

10 Best TED Talks About Healthy Living

Put in your earbuds and get a dose of now-you-know.<p>TED, the nonprofit platform committed to ideas worth spreading, is one heck of a treasure trove. …

How To Make Naan at Home

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Combine the water and sugar in a small measuring cup. Sprinkle with the yeast and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the …

Recipes

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Where French Girls (and French Fashion Lovers) Will Be Buying Wedding Dresses

French bridal style is all about choosing the dress that will showcase individuality but also emulate an effortlessly chic air. The formula is one …

The case against sugar

A potent toxin that alters hormones and metabolism, sugar sets the stage for epidemic levels of obesity and diabetes<i>By Gary Taubes</i>Read at Aeon

Diabetes

How to make beef wellington

There are Anglo, Irish and French traditions of cooking meat wrapped in pastry, but the British staked a claim to this particular dish by naming it …

health

Health

Slow Cooker Tuscan Pumpkin Soup

Rich, warming and creamy (without a drop of cream) Slow Cooker Tuscan Pumpkin Soup is an easy slow cooker recipe that's bound to become a weeknight …

Found: 700-year-old banknote in ancient head - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>It's not every day you get to hold a 700-year-old banknote in your hands. And for Ray Tregaskis, head of Asian art at Australia-based Mossgreen auction house, the rare opportunity felt like the discovery of a lifetime.<p>Tregaskis came across the treasure while inspecting …