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The happiest, healthiest state in the US is…

Say “Aloha” to the good life if you’re lucky enough to be able to move to Hawaii.<p>People who live in the postcard-beautiful state have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according to the 2015 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released on Thursday. The report measures how Americans feel …

Demographics

11 Addictive New Books to Keep You Warm This Winter

You're sure to find something on this list that will make you want to get snowed in.<p>When the snow falls (…and falls… and falls…) a good book seems not only like a solid idea, but a necessity. Whether you're up to your knees in the white stuff and bound inside, or just feeling like the drop in …

6 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Roasting is just the beginning.<p>Bring some flavor to your Thanksgiving table (or everyday table) with these 6 irresistible brussels sprouts recipes.<p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts</b><p>You could roast your sprouts with some olive oil and call it a day. Or you could toss them in a honey-Sriracha sauce, then …

Top 10 STEM Toys for 2015: So Much Fun, Kids Won't Know They're Learning!

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts shape the world we live in. From the smartphones we can't put down, to the houses we live in, to the cars we drive every day, the building blocks of STEM fuel our modern lives.<p>But, it can be tough for kids to learn the basics of …

Easy Thanksgiving Side Recipes That Can Be Made In 15 Minutes Or Less

Take it easy on yourself this holiday.<p>Thanksgiving is a glorious holiday, no doubt, but if you’re hosting it’s a ton of work. Between the appetizers, sides, turkey and pies, there is hardly any time to enjoy the friends and family who are spending this day with you. We have a suggestion for this …

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

7 Holiday Decorating Ideas For Small Spaces

Don't have room to deck the halls? Don't worry — we've got seven ideas to spruce up your small space.<p>Don't have room to deck the halls? Don't worry — we've got seven ideas to spruce up your small space.

7 Budget Family Travel Destinations That Are Surprisingly Awesome

When visiting popular family travel destinations, parents know exactly what they're getting for their vacation dollar. After all, many US beach towns, theme parks, resorts, and city stays have a reputation that warrants a high price tag. But well-known locales are not the only destinations worthy …

An 'artificial leaf' could one day power the world with clean energy

The race is on to find a new way to power the world free from polluting fossil fuels, and a group of Australian scientists think they've found an …

Why all entrepreneurs should watch this movie about a rock music promoter

YouTube This summer I had the extreme pleasure of watching one of the funniest, funnest and most insightful documentaries in a long time: Supermensch. If I had one wish for all startup employees it would be that you watch this film.<p>It's not for everybody: it condones sex, drugs and rock & roll. But …

Scientists just made a major breakthrough that could revolutionize the way we use energy

The advance may be an important step in the long-standing quest to achieve a room-temperature superconductor, which could help cities build vastly more efficient power grids, researchers say.<p>So far, superconductivity only works at very cold temperatures. And even though this new, record-breaking …

Stephen Colbert says he turned to comedy to make his mother happy after plane crash killed his father and brothers

The late-night host was only 10 years old when his father, James, and his two older brothers, Peter, 18, and Paul, 15, were killed in the Eastern Airlines Flight 212 crash on September 11, 1974. It crushed him and his entire family.<p>"It's built into me the way like, the marble is built into the …

Chocolate Banana Nice Cream Protein Recipe: Ice Cream

It's not like I have a hard time finding healthy treats here in New York City. But, courtesy of Instagram, I came across a North Carolina-based juice shop and cafe called Juicekeys that's making me want to hop on a plane. In particular, this dairy-free chocolate banana ice cream, known as "nice" …

Your music taste might reveal how your brain works

Now that music has gone digital, there must be all sorts of algorithms and marketing studies out there that recording companies and music delivery services use to determine the types of tunes fans are most likely to consume.<p>The songs that you choose to put on your mobile device may say a lot to …

Psychology

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books

Anxiety is partly inherited, new study shows

The brain function that underlies anxiety and depression is inherited, a new study finds — but there is still plenty of space for experience and …

White House announces solar energy initiative in low income neighborhoods.

Home solar panels tend to carry a whiff of luxury or granola, even as entrepreneurs and nonprofits prove that they can be affordable at every strata. …

Solar Power

9 Awesome Literary Maps Every Book Lover Needs To See

Plotted: A Literary Atlas by Andrew DeGraff goes on sale in October.

LED indoor farms could change the food industry, and help solve world hunger

The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no …

Do these eight things and you will be more creative and insightful, neuroscientists say

Tests of human intelligence show that even as IQ, the measure of our analytical thinking skills, appears to be on the rise, our more expansive, creative thinking skills may be on the wane as our hyper-busy world promotes more narrow, analytical thought. Neuroscientist John Kounios, a professor of …