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17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

10 gardening apps perfect for summer upskilling

From a helpful care calendar to a plant identifier…<p>Spring and summer are the best seasons to get outside and enjoy your garden. Whether you’re a …

Gardening

The best yoga mats

Yoga is booming, a fact I'm sure you're aware of. Your righteous friends will inform you of how they rise each morning at 5am to fit an hour of yoga before work, which will evidently arouse suspicious until you realise how flexible and zen they are.<p>Yoga was even one of the top 15 most googled terms …

Yoga

16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

Books

Top 50 Books That Make You Happy

<b>Need A Lift? Here Are 50 Books That Make You Happy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Need some positive thinking? How about some books that make you happy?<p>While the …

Books

These rich white bros started an East Coast caste system to continue their domination of America

They copied the idea from India and called themselves the “Boston Brahmins”<p>In 1860, American writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., whose …

War

These Detailed Sexual Fantasies Are Better Than Fifty Shades Of Grey

Even if you think you’re not kinky, there’s a chance your brain might be. And when it comes to getting turned on and orgasming, our brains deserve …

Shades of Grey

I Was Warned This Natural De-Bloating Elixir Was "Very Serious"—So I Tried It

"De-bloating," "all-natural," "overnight": These three phrases are individually very appealing to any health-and-wellness guru, but when strung …

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

Salford

A beautiful collection of rare maps shows how the world viewed India over the centuries

In the 1580s, the adventurous son of a Dutch innkeeper found himself on a ship sailing from Lisbon to India. Newly employed by the archbishop of Goa, Jan Huygen van Linschoten was headed to the capital of the <i>Estado da India Portuguesa</i>—the Portuguese State of India—from where the European power …

India

7 Tea Brewing Tips

The Little Book of Tea Tips (Absolute Press, 2011) <i>by Andrew Langley provides answers to all of your tea-related questions, showing you the best ways</i> …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

7 Houseplants With the Most Unique Leaves We've Ever Seen

Sure, an indoor jungle would be nice, but if you only have space for a few plants in your home, make them ones that are especially striking. These …

Plants

Companion planting combinations

Companion planting – combining plants for the benefit of one or both of the companions – is an age-old gardening tradition.<p>Advertisement<p>Companion …

The Easiest Shade-Loving Plants to Grow in Your Yard

Scott's Secrets for a Low-Maintenance Yard<p>1/6<p>1/6<p>Photo Credit: Getty Images<p>Gardening is one of my favorite hobbies. The only thing is, I spend so much …

Aryan migration: Everything you need to know about the new study on Indian genetics

The study says some sort of migration did indeed take place into India and that the Indus Valley civilisation is key to all South Asian populations.<p>A …

6 Of The Most Luxurious Trains In India That Are Basically Palaces On Wheels

If there's one thing Indian trains are not associated with, it's luxury. Unless you are travelling first class, you'll find coaches stuffed with …

Trains

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Helpful Infographics Visualize Complex Branches of Math and Science

Click to enlarge<p>It's often easy to get stuck into a narrow view of what a particular field of study entails, but as Dominic Walliman reveals in his impressive science infographics, there's much more than meets the eye when thinking of particular STEM subjects. Walliman demonstrates the diversity …

10 Ideas to Steal from Organic Gardens Around the World

Organic gardening by definition makes everything happier. Instead of growing plants with the help of harsh chemical fertilizers and pesticides, …

What You Need To Know About Kids' Screen Time Right Now

WATCH: Three little rules that can help your kids cultivate a healthy relationship with screens.<p>Our latest NPR Ed video takes on that question so many parents are asking: How much time should my kid spend looking at phones and screens and tablets and TVs and ...<p>In a nutshell (and inspired by food …

Kids

9 books to read before seeing the movie

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

These Cannabis-Infused Teas Are the Classiest Way to Get High

Even if you are open-minded about the benefits of cannabis, popular methods like eating edibles, smoking, or vaping can seem intimidating. But how about sipping on a cup of tea? Founded by two women who wanted to create a wellness product that was female-friendly, Kikoko cannabis-infused herbal …

Murders and mysteries, yes, but these five books are far from being your average crime novel

For those who want more than a whodunit in their crime fiction.<p>What can be frustrating about reading crime fiction is that after a certain number of …

When It Comes To Getting High, The World Comes To India To Try These Psychedelic Maals

Enough has been written about the cosmic connect between India and cannabis. It's in the Vedas, in the folklore, in our very being. Not enough has …

India

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …

NI author Janet McNeill penned brilliant novels with themes that foretold the Harvey Weinstein scandal and wage inequality

In the 1930s one of the Belfast Telegraph's best-educated employees was a young woman named Janet McNeill. The paper's owner, Sir Robert Baird, would …

India’s richest religious group thinks the startup boom can make it even richer

At a time when American and Chinese investors are seeking supremacy over its booming startup ecosystem, India’s richest religious community has forayed into the sector, funding and nurturing entrepreneurship.<p>The Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO), a network of influential industrialists, …

Startups

20 Emotional Photos That Are A Testament To The Miracle That Motherhood Is

<b>Childbirth is one of the most rewarding, yet painful moment in a woman's life.</b> The whole process of bringing another life in this world is anything …

Parenting

Live’s not dead: 21 great live albums from the 21st century

In May 1968, Johnny Cash released <i>Live At Folsom Prison</i>, a recording of a raucous, emotionally charged performance before a group of grateful inmates …