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Ever Wanted to Learn to Knit? We'll Show You How It's Done

At first glance, knitting looks pretty complicated. All those hand motions, not to mention an endless number of knots. It definitely takes some …

Knitting

Glossary of Joinery

Girt To Post Joinery<p>The most basic joint in timber framing is the <i>Mortise & Tenon</i> joint, illustrated here in the Girt (beam) to Post connection. Many …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

14 Lazy Holiday Recipes That'll Make People Think You're A Chef

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Scientists created a new organic material that generates electricity when stressed

Stressed Material<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when <i>we</i> stress, we don’t produce electricity. The same can’t be said of a flexible new …

What Is Cardiac Arrest–and How Is It Different From a Heart Attack?

One is a circulation problem while the other is an electrical issue.<p>The terms “cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” are often used interchangeably, but …

Cardiac Arrest

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

Fitness

Read This Before Taking Ibuprofen for Pain Relief

If you take over-the-counter painkillers, you may want to listen up. That temporary pain relief you’re after comes with a high price.<p>In a recent …

Biomedicine

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

These 7 numbers tell you how healthy you are — and they have nothing to do with your weight

People count everything from calories to steps. But there is one measurement that's constantly counted, addressed, and criticized when it comes to health — a person's weight.<p>Because of the emphasis placed on this number, people tend to think it's the only one that matters when it comes to your …

Wellness

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

6 scientific tricks for falling asleep

6 scientific tricks to fall asleep.<p>If you can't sleep, get out of bed. Experts say if you stress out in bed you'll associate negative feelings toward where you sleep. So go read a book on the couch.<p>Turn off your phone! The blue light can trick your mind into thinking it's daytime. Give yourself 30 …

Sleep

The Best Fish Tacos in America

Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill<p><b>San Diego, California</b><br>619-497-0914 or bluewaterseafoodsandiego.com<br>Enjoy any of the week’s catches in taco form, …

Los Angeles

Tying loose ends? Gravitational waves could solve string theory, study claims

New paper suggests that the hotly contested physics thesis, which involves the existence of six ‘extra dimensions’, may be settled by cutting-edge laser detectors<p>String theory makes the grand promise of weaving together all of physics into a single sublime framework. The only downside is that …

Physics

The Universe Itself May Be Unnatural

When it comes to the physical Universe, we fully expect things obeying the same fundamental laws to unfold in similar fashions, and to be comparable to one another today. By the same token, if they obey vastly different rules, we expect them to be different from one another today. If aspects of the …

Physics

How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself.<p>Albert Einstein is heading out for his daily stroll and has to …

Quantum Mechanics

What Things Should Every Physics Major Know?

Over the weekend, cosmologist and author Sean Carroll tweeted about what physics majors should know, namely that “the Standard Model is an SU(3)xSU(2)xU(1) gauge theory, and know informally what that means.” My immediate reaction to this was pretty much in line with Brian Skinner’s, namely that …

Physics

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

Pain

How to Enjoy Sushi Without Getting Infested With Parasites

People are freaking out about a recent story where a man who ate sushi ended up with a stomach parasite. While acquiring a gut buddy is a real …

Fishing

Statins: How safe are they?

Despite evidence that aims to quash controversy over the safety and effectiveness of statins, uncertainty remains. Is the safety of statins as …

Every single movie coming out this summer

The 2017 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of the films opening through early September. Release dates and other details are subject to change.<p>April 28<p>Below Her Mouth<p>A fashion editor finds herself drawn into a steamy affair with another woman. With Natalie Krill, Sebastian Pigott, Erika Linder. …

Literature

Why The Mediterranean Diet Is The Fastest Way To Lose Weight And Build Muscle

I know you're probably thinking, "Ugh, another diet I'll think about starting but never will."<p>But, I'll tell you right now that the Mediterranean …

Holistic Medicine

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

Learning

The Essential Keys to Making Perfect Sushi Rice

Rice is the most important component of sushi. In fact, the word “sushi” refers to the vinegared rice used for the Japanese dish. If you want to make …

Sushi

How to Create Smart Magazines in Flipboard on iPhone and Android

Flipboard smart magazine is a cool feature from a leading social media platform. By using this, you can customize your Flipboard experience as it …

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

Learning

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Hurricane Irma: ​Be ready for the next hurricane with a go bag

Keep this bag ready for a hurricane -- or any other natural disaster for that matter.<p>The 2017 hurricane season is predicted to be above normal in activity, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This probably isn't a huge surprise after last year. The 2016 hurricane …

Conspiracies

How a KGB Assassin Used the Death of His Child to Defect

Bogdan Stashinsky was forced to work for the KGB against his will and became one of the most wanted assassins in the world. This is the story of how he put it all on the line to escape.<p>Shortly before 5 a.m. on August 10, 1961, Bogdan Stashinsky was waiting near his apartment building in Moscow to …

Die Hard