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7 Health Benefits of Almond Milk

By Dr. Atli Arnarson<p>Almond milk is the most popular plant milk in the U.S.<p>It is rich in several healthy nutrients, but compared to whole almonds it …

Nutrition

Bizarre Diets That Actually Worked

You don’t have to swallow these weight-loss strategies whole hog. But there’s a little method to the madness of some unconventional meal plans

6 Wonders in Kobuk Valley: America's Least Visited National Park

<i>The enchanting, like-a-dream landscape at Kobuk National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>In the great state of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle, there is a place where you can be dropped off by bush plane and stand amidst one of Earth's last true wilderness places. There are no signs …

RokBlok puts a clever spin on the portable vinyl player

Portability has never been vinyl’s strong suit. Records themselves are a bit unwieldy (at least, compared to other audio platforms) but the fact that …

The Newest Fashion Tech for 2015

This week, the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas, unveiling the newest tech items set to launch this year. From smart jewelry to stylish fitness trackers, these are the chicest wearable pieces spotted at the innovative tech show—so far.<p><b>1) Stellé Audio</b> Earbud …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

The 8 Worst Things You Can Do to Your Skin

Stop. Picking.<p>Scary truth: You can wreak a lot of havoc on your own face. Scarier truth? You can even do it in the process of trying to <i>improve</i> the quality of your skin.<p>For some tough-love insight, we looked to two of our most trusted experts, celebrity esthetician Renée Rouleau and dermatologist …

These Inventions Are Weirder Than Anything You'll Find at CES This Year

Caption from LIFE. New back brush lets bather see just what she is up to.<br>Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>This week’s …

Inventions

Science Teacher Adds Creative Additions to Students’ Doodles

Imgur user Squeezymo, a former eighth and ninth grade science teacher in Bangkok, Thailand, included more than just grades on his students’ work. The educator noticed that his kids drew a lot on their papers. So, he established a rule in the classroom: if you draw something, the teacher will add to …

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

Art

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crêpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it's a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history. In …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites

Speaking the local language--or at least knowing some basic phrases--is one of the best ways for travelers to tap into foreign cultures. In countries where English isn't widely spoken, it's essential to learn some key words and phrases, but even in places with an abundance of English speakers, …

Musicians You'll Tell Your Friends About In 2015

If any message keeps asserting itself within the volatile atmosphere of popular music as we enter 2015, it's that anticipation is for suckers. Predictions, likewise. D'Angelo's late-game mic drop — the release of <i>Black Messiah</i> with only two weeks left to go in the year — redefined 2014 in …