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The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Pollution

Watch traffic flow better in 30 simulations of a 4-way intersection

YouTuber euverus modded Cities: Skylines to demonstrate how 30 different types of intersections have dramatically different amounts of traffic flow. …

Autonomous Cars

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Redundant and useless: 10 plus things that you can stop doing from today

Stop putting bananas, jams, ketchups, eggs, breads and other things in your refrigerator. (Source: Thinkstock images)<p>A while back, a list published …

Medical Journals

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

Mental Health

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

Chipotle Barbacoa Recipe

"This is as close to a certain big chain's barbacoa meat I have ever made! It is full of intense flavors such as garlic, cayenne, and sweet, smoky …

Slow Cookers

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Marketing

62 Sick Products That Cost Less Than $10 On Amazon

The word <i>cheap</i> has two (very different) connotations. There's the "Wow, what an awesome find" type, and then there's: "Well, that took a fraction of a …

How to lose weight through walking: 4 small tweaks to your walking technique that can help you tone

This will help you lose weight, tone up and improve your balance<p>Whether you consider yourself to be a hiker, daily dog-walker or a simple …

This Video is the Perfect Introduction to the Most Important Actor Whose Face You've Never Seen

Most moviegoers may not know Doug Jones, but they’ve almost inevitably seen one of his roles.<p>The beloved monster in <i>The Shape of Water</i>? Doug Jones. …

Science Fiction

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burgers<p>“I am recently a vegetarian, and this is the best pre-made veggie burger I’ve found. It has Indian spices (kind …

Food

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Feta Cheese

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

You're probably spending too much time in your own head — here's how to stop

I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time in your head.<p>You know, thinking, worrying, stressing, freaking out — call it whatever you want. I call it a preoccupied mind. And with what?<p>99% of your thoughts are useless. William James put it best:<p>"A great many people …

American Philosophy

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

23 Plant-Based Ways To Eat Protein If You're Cutting Back On Meat

No meat? NBD.

Eating fry-ups during pregnancy can boost babies' intelligence, research indicates

Eating a full English breakfast during pregnancy could increase a babies’ IQ, new research has found.<p>The study, published in the <i>Journal of the</i> …

Nutrition

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

Food

25+ Satisfyingly Sweet Healthy Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right

Classic breakfast foods like pancakes, waffles, and cinnamon rolls are hard to resist, but eating healthy doesn't mean you have to forgo a deliciously sweet meal in the morning. As the most important meal of the day, just remember that your breakfast should be packed with healthy ingredients that …

Breakfast

Broccoli-Cheddar Quiche With Sweet Potato Crust Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400ºF. Mist a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Place 2 layers of sweet potato slices over bottom and up sides …

Baking

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes of November (Minus the Turkey!)

Like so many of us here at Kitchn, you, dear readers, have been readying yourselves for winter and the holiday season by saving recipes for every …

DIY Protein Powder Is Really Easy | MyRecipes

An extra boost of protein is usually a good thing, but there are only so many eggs a person can eat in the morning. A shake or bar packed with …

Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima

More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks that could spill should another major earthquake or tsunami …

Orange-Pumpkin Pancakes for a special breakfast

Because it’s a seasonal squash, we tend to cook with pumpkin mainly in fall and winter. Which is a shame, because it’s such a nutritional powerhouse. …

Pumpkin Spice Slow Cooker Oatmeal Will Make Mornings Magical

Slow Cooker Creamy Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal<p>Serves 6<p>Cooking spray, olive oil, or coconut oil <br>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>1 1/2 cups steel-cut …

Slow Cookers