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Grow your own and forage: eat better without costing the earth

Food production and waste has a major impact. Our new series Life Swaps looks at how to live more sustainably, starting with better food choices<p>Sitting down to lunch or dinner may not feel like an act of environmental destruction, yet all that eatingisn’t doing the planet many favours. Vast …

Agriculture

Scientists say we should definitely be eating more bugs

What did you have for breakfast this morning? How about dinner last night? If bugs aren’t the menu you might be doing yourself and your most ancient …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

How to Spend Two Weeks in Laos

Days 1 and 2: Si Phan Don (4000 Islands)<p>Start in the deep south for two days of relaxation to get over your jet lag on these tropical islands in the …

How to use OneDrive: our guide Microsoft’s free cloud storage service

Tips for using the app on your PC and phone including sharing files, accessing previous file versions and more<p>Formerly known as SkyDrive, OneDrive is …

Water-based air conditioner cools without harmful chemicals - Futurity

The new air conditioner consumes 40 percent less electricity than typical models and also makes drinkable water as a byproduct.

Domestic Technology

19 Keto Lunches That Will Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

It’s probably not surprising that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions have something to do with food and diet. It could be ditching gluten or …

Cooking

Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Slow Cooker Frittata

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Line the bottom and all the way up the sides of a 4-to 6-quart slow cooker insert with parchment paper. Trim any extra that might …

Cooking

6 Ways to Win $1 Million if You're Really, Really Good at Mathematics

These problems need solving.<p>In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the …

The Science Behind Making Fluffy Pancakes

If you want to be able to cook fluffy pancakes, all you need to be able to do is follow a good recipe.<p>But if you want to understand what <i>makes</i> a …

Breakfast

15 High Protein Vegan Recipes for the Next Time Someone Asks You Where You Get Your Protein From

One of the most common questions vegans get is: Where do you get your protein from? I get this question almost every time someone finds out I don’t …

Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

Bill Gates

These Potato Skin Egg Boats Will Make You a Breakfast Hero

Want to be a breakfast hero this weekend? Make these egg boats. This recipe has all your favorites — bacon, egg, and cheese — served in a convenient …

Breakfast

What is Seitan? Everything you need to know about this meat substitute

It's devilishly versatile.<p>November 17, 2017<p>We’ve all been there: stomach growling as you climb the stairs to the dining hall after hours of class …

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Wildlife Refuge

5 Easy Freezer Marinades Perfect for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

Whole Grain

Synthetic muscle breakthrough could lead to 'lifelike' robots

A breakthrough in soft robotics means scientists are now one step closer to creating lifelike machines. Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a 3D printed synthetic tissue that can act as active muscle. The material, which can push, pull, bend, and twist (thanks to its use of silicone …

Practice Using the Periodic Table to Find Element Facts

Periodic Table

Tomato Mozzarella Tarts

Mozzarella

Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat using masa …

Self-improvement

Never Feel Sad, Stressed Or Depressed-Supercharge Your Dopamine Levels

<i>Our brain discharges a neurotransmitter, dopamine, which is significant for various essential bodily functions. Dopamine is awesome for the following</i> …

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Psychology

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The PoliquinGroup site is currently unavailable, however our other sites are up and running! Here is a way to access our other online entities:<p>Thank …

Motivation

Bubble-Enclosed Submarines Could Go Really, Really Fast

Supercavitation promises airplane speeds--under the sea.<p>Researchers at Penn State are working to enclose the submarines of the future in a bubble of gas, allowing them to achieve top speeds faster than what is possible while moving through regular water. If successful, it could mean submarines …

The best book of physics brain teasers

I bought Thinking Physics, by Lewis C. Epstein in 1984. It's one of my favorite books of brain teasers. They are designed to help you gain a …

Physics