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Imaginative Photo Series Features Clever Interactions Between People and Clouds

Staring up at the sky and finding shapes within the clouds is a pastime that has spanned the ages. Germany-based artist Markus Einspannier (@marcus1spannier) has taken this daydreaming activity to the next level by creating an imaginative photo collection, referred to as #UseTheClouds.<p>In each …

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10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

5 Reasons Why 'Spring Mix' Deserves To Die

Think of a time you sat down in front of a menu, perused your options and thought to yourself, "Actually, a salad sounds perfect." Whether it was a simple arugula salad with Parmesan, lemon and olive oil, a massive Chef salad groaning under the weight of ham, turkey and multiple cheeses, or the …

Meet Nördlingen, The Little Town In A Crater

Well this place is a <i>hole</i> bunch of fun.<p>The town of Nördlingen -- a stop on Germany's Romantic Road -- sits entirely within a crater, made when a half-mile-wide meteorite smacked into Earth about 15 million years ago.<p>The town's founders likely weren't aware they were settling in such a phenomenon -- …

How to Get Your S*** Together in the Morning: Tips from An Early Bird

Tips for getting your s*** together in the morning, from someone who (kinda) has it down.<p>In every office environment, there's always one: The co-worker who arrives to work obnoxiously chipper and chatty, having successfully put on matching socks, combed her hair, and made (and Instagrammed) both …

Jawbone's new Up3 is its most advanced fitness tracker ever

Jawbone loves data. It loves collecting more data; it loves collecting better data. Data is what makes the Up platform turn, what helps it turn its product from simple trackers into devices that subtly nudge you toward a better, healthier life. Today, Jawbone is launching a high-end product …