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The 5 Best GoPro Drones for Out-of-this-World Photos

Take your GoPro to new heights with one of these easy-to-fly consumer drones.<p>Most consumer drones have a built-in camera for capturing awesome aerial photographs. Chances are, you already have an action camera like a GoPro. Why not put it to use with one of these top-rated drones that are …

This Disney Video Proves All Pixar Movies Are Connected

Disney has released a new video that proves, once and for all, that every single Pixar movie is connected. T<i>oy Story</i>, <i>Monsters. Inc</i>, <i>The Good Dinosaur</i>,</i> …

Why We Make Our Kids Share a Room

We may seem crazy for living in such close quarters, but my family is all the better for it.<p>Our friends can't understand it. My husband and I have chosen to share just over 1,100 square feet with three roommates who don't pay rent, peee pretty much everywhere, and make excessive noise at all hours. …

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

Books

Fish tanks lower blood pressure and heart rate

Higher numbers of fish also helped to hold people’s attention for longer and improve their moods<p>For years dentists and doctors have installed fish tanks in their waiting rooms in the hope of calming down stressed patients before they go under the drill or stethoscope.<p>Now a new study has shown for …

Aquaculture

Foods that double as medicine

<b>(CNN) —</b> A typical visit to the doctor might leave you with a bottle of pills and instructions to take them twice daily.<p>But a small, growing number of physicians are "prescribing" foods not only for weight management, but also to prevent and treat chronic diseases.<p>CNN spoke with medical nutrition …

Holistic Medicine

The Best Oils for Cooking, and Which to Avoid

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Canola, grapeseed, olive, hemp, avocado, vegetable… the world of cooking oils is a big, confusing place. Here's how to make sense of it all.<p>When it comes to the performance and flavor, not all cooking oils are created equal. Some perform well at high temperatures, making them ideal …

Ice Cream

This Peanut Butter Cup Trifle Is Ridic

Peanut butter cup trifle -- your new favorite dessert! It's so easy to make, and serves a really big crowd. Hooray for that.<p>I wax poetic about my love for peanut butter all the time, and I think that a love of peanut butter is a totally normal thing, but I didn’t realize how much I take this …

8 camping hacks you'll kick yourself for not knowing sooner

The number of overnight stays at U.S. National Parks in 2014 increased by almost one million since 2013, according to the National Park Service.<p>It's …

A DIY Air Conditioner and 14 Other Cool Camping Hacks

Headed camping this summer? It's a great way to travel — and certainly lighter on the wallet. At the same time, camping is a lot more work than …

Frugal Living

These 20 Mindbending Optical Illusions Will Make You Feel Like You’re Hallucinating

Optical illusions are slippery phenomena by nature; this collection of still images, for example, will fool your mind into thinking they’re in motion …

Disney World's Animal Kingdom Wants You to Eat Poop for Dessert

Disney World doesn't exactly have a reputation for serving haute cuisine, but the park's newest offering quite literally looks like crap: The <i>Orlando Sentinel</i> notes that a new store at Disney's Animal Kingdom "is serving up desserts that look like varieties of animal droppings." The manure-themed …

8 Tips for Taking Epic Adventure Photos

If you're like me, photography is not just about weddings and portraits. I love getting outdoors with my camera and exploring the mountains and …

Landscape Photography

Tiny Octopus Is So Cute Scientists Might Name It 'Adorabilis' - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | June 16, 2015 12:17 pm<p>(Screenshot from YouTube/Science Friday)<p>Deep in the ocean’s cold, dark waters lives a species of wide-eyed …