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The 10 Best Biology Books Of 2017

Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself this holiday season, this list of the best popular science books of 2017 in biology — evolution and ecology combined with zoology and a plethora of other disciplines — is a great place to start reading and gifting<p>Truly, 2017 is The Big Year for …

Top 15 Mediterranean Recipes of 2017

Here we are at the end of another great year, and I get to write one of my very favorite posts featuring top Mediterranean recipes of 2017!<p>It’s …

The 10 Best Astronomy, Physics And Mathematics Books of 2017

Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself this holiday season, this list of the best popular science books of 2017 in the physical sciences is a great place to start reading and gifting<p>Those of you who have been following my writing for a few years (or longer) will know that I am always …

Books

16 Healthy Potluck Recipes to Make During the Holidays

Pass the butternut squash mac n' cheese, please!<p>October 30, 2017<p>Every Thanksgiving I make a pecan-crusted sweet potato casserole, and it's not the …

Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas

Tucked away in the lush, green hillsides of the northwest, the Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas is a far cry from the white stucco-lined islands of …

Mountains

25 Healthy Paleo Breakfast Dishes That Are Deceptively Easy to Make

When you're Paleo, finding a grab-and-go breakfast while out is nearly impossible. While it's easy to fall back on the classic dish of eggs and …

A new website lets you design custom maps of anywhere in the world — and the results are undeniably cool

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Grafomap<p>I've lived in my current apartment for six months, and I still have yet to find wall art my partner and I both like enough to hang …

Wall Art

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Butternut Squash

It seems like every time I walk into a grocery store from the months of September to January, I end up with a butternut squash in my cart whether …

Paleo Pot Roast

One pot meals certainly come in handy when the temperatures start to slowly drop and the leaves begin to turn...The post Paleo Pot Roast appeared …

Here’s how to find out your Myers-Briggs personality type—and what it means

No two people are wired the same. Maybe your SO needs to hash out every. single. detail. of an argument, while you just want to go for a walk to …

Psychology

15 Broccoli Recipes That Are Far From Boring

Much like kale, broccoli hasn't always been the most popular food. No, for a long time, it was nothing more than every '90s child's waking …

DD16 Floating Cabin

Whether you're on the snowy mountain caps or a remote lake, the Floating Cabin can accommodate you. The compact modular house is made to survive in …

Wales Coast Path Walking Tour

Guided tours are nothing new, but since most of them cart you from place to place via vehicle, you only get a glimpse of the place you're in. The …

10 Of The Best Men's Magazines That Will Make You A Better Human

Dedicated readers might love us as much as they love their mothers, but we like to be realists here at D’Marge. An old fashioned slab of tree in your …

Step-by-Step: Build the Ultimate Raised Bed

The perfect raised bed<p>A raised bed—essentially a large planting box—is the ultimate problem solver: It offers perfect drainage, protection from …

Gardening

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Time Management

The Best Headphones for Under $100

Expensive headphones may be a wise investment for elite audiophiles. But for the rest of us—those who appreciate high-quality sound but don't need the absolute best—there are plenty of affordable options.<p>To find the leading mid-range choices, we hit up our audiophile friends, consulted a range of …

Consumer Tech

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

GO Home

Combining prefab convenience with eco-friendly features, the GO Home is ideal for a broad range of applications. You can choose from ten designs, …

The 59 U.S. National Parks, In Photos

White sand beaches, swamps, stalagmite-filled caves, glaciers, hot springs you can swim in (and ones you definitely can't), rainforests, scorching deserts, volcanoes (dormant and active). The 59 national parks, scattered throughout the U.S. and its territories, truly have it all. And while the …

Prefab homes from Go Logic offer ‘rural modernism’ assembled in 2 weeks

The New England aesthetic gets a modern upgrade<p>Since its start in 2008, the Maine-based design-build firm Go Logic has built eco-conscious summer homes, prefab getaway cabins, and the state’s first passive house. To keep up demand, the firm is launching a line of prefab passive-house dwellings that …

Prefab Homes

An impressive collection of circuit diagrams for Arduino electronics

"Oh my god, this is beautiful!," "What IS this?; this is SO cool!" It's not often you get such reactions (especially from non-techies) for a nerdy …

Guacamole recipe: Chipotle finally shares their secrets

Guac and roll<p>While the summer sunshine’s been a little spotty recently, once it really gets going you’ll want to up your picnic basket arsenal. We’re …

The Best Side Hustles for Doctors, Lawyers, and Other Professionals

The Best Side Hustles for Doctors, Lawyers, and Other Professionals<p>Updated April 01, 2018<p>Nearly one in three American workers earn income through …

5 ways to manage public speaking anxiety

As you probably know, fear of public speaking is rooted in human biology. However, that doesn't mean speech anxiety is an inevitable fact of life that you can't overcome, and it certainly does not need to derail your goals.<p>Using the right techniques, you can manage your anxiety so that you achieve …

Essential Gear for Day Hiking

There’s no easier way to spend some time outdoors than to go for a hike. You don’t need much time, you don’t need much gear, and often you won’t even need to get in your car.<p>It’s also just a fun way to spend a couple hours outdoors every day. I take my dog, I take my girlfriend, I meet friends on …

​How to Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives

Make your knives last longer with this method<p>Knife sharpening is one of those manly lost arts, like bare-knuckle boxing or spear-chucking. Except that unlike those two examples, you can—and should—sharpen knives at home. It'll save your knives. And it may even save you from a dull-knife-induced …

Knives

The 10 best CrossFit workouts to improve your endurance

If you want to build endurance and stamina, you should probably just go run or bike for a really, really long time, right? Sorry, but no.<p>If you’re …

9 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you only have 10 minutes

Big ideas can come in small packages.<p>Take TED Talks, the beloved lectures on technology, entertainment, and design. Some of the most insightful talks …

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Design