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These PMS Brownies will provide you with the sweet relief you've been looking for

When it’s that time of the month, or really any time of the month, brownies come in handy. Treating yourself is the way to go because the struggle is …

How to solve 3 big macOS Sierra problems

By now, most of you are probably upgraded to macOS Sierra, which is proving be a massive home run for Apple. However, while the new Mac OS packs some great new features, it’s also got a handful of problems — ranging from strange error messages to Wi-Fi issues.<p>Check out our video below for three …

Ingenious Shirt Uses Recognizable Icons to Help Break Language Barriers When Traveling

Traveling is a fantastic way to learn about the world, but it's made significantly harder when there's a language barrier. ICONSPEAK wants to ease your frustrations with their ingenious solution: a shirt that displays common (and therefore recognizable) icons across the world. Simply point to a …

Communicate

‘Uber for photographers’ ensures the pictures of your next vacation will be resplendent

The pervasiveness of smartphones and accessories like selfie sticks means we’re taking more photos than ever before. Whether they’re actually any …

New Flight Search Tool Reveals the Optimal Time to Buy Airline Tickets

Info is specific to the route you're flying.<p>Trying to score a cheap airline ticket is a traveler’s holy grail, but the complex and dynamic systems …

Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Art

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Recipes

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Charter School Cardigan in Honey

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Australian Mac and iOS users find devices remotely locked, held for ransom (and how to keep yours safe)

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that several Australian Mac, iPhone, and iPad users are finding that their devices have been locked remotely through Apple’s Find My iPhone service by someone using the name “Oleg Pliss.” The hacker (or hackers) then demand payments of around $50 to $100 to an …

Ideo Imagines 19 Concepts To Ease The Aging Process

We are living longer than ever before. How can we get the most out of those extra years? Ideo imagines 19 concepts–13 of which we’ve highlighted here–from pill necklaces to safe sex campaigns aimed at improving our twilight years.<p>In 1950, the average life expectancy for men and women in the U.S. …

Norman Foster On Designing Apple’s $5 Billion “Spaceship” Campus

Take a peek inside the development of Apple’s new spaceship headquarters in this newly released video.<p>Apple is building an amazing new campus with Norman Foster that is estimated to cost $5 billion–a billion dollars more than the new World Trade Center complex. That is due to an Apple-like …

Shared Table Where People Can Work and Cats Can Wander

Pets

Beautiful Swirls of Paint in Water Form Stunning Portraits

South African artist Chris Slabber has created a spectacular new series called <i>Destruction/Creation</i>, which features images of gorgeous “sculptures” formed from paint swirling in water. While the colorful spirals of paint are already beautiful to look at, Slabber takes it one step further by using …

Art

Colorful Layers of Paper Form Intricate Sculptures and Patterns

Paris-based designer Maud Vantours is a master at constructing incredible 3D sculptures and mesmerizing patterns out of paper. After carefully cutting out assorted shapes, she meticulously builds up layer upon layer, superimposing the papers to create intricate and colorful works of art. Her paper …

Modern Art

Spring Gardening Gear

Everyone can be a gardener with a little effort, proper scheduling and a dedicated plot of land. Whether or not you're interested in toying with orach or purple tree collards, or having your plants tweet, maybe this is the year you dig in. The following selections are great options—for inside or …

Gardening

Test your server for Heartbleed (CVE-2014-0160)

Heartbleed test<p>If there are problems, head to the FAQ<p>Results are now cached globally for up to 6 hours.<p>Enter a URL or a hostname to test the server …

Information Security

This $1 origami microscope could boost education and healthcare in developing nations

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Foldscope<p>You remember your high school biology lab’s microscopes: heavy, complicated and expensive machines that you …

Microscopes

Former college president shares 9 elements for building a sustainable campus

Environmental sustainability is the theme of Mitchell Thomashow’s latest book, <i>The Nine Elements of a Sustainable Campus</i>, (MIT Press). The former …

Corning exec slams sapphire -- rumored for Apple device

A Corning Glass executive does not think very highly of sapphire crystal as a protective material for displays. That was made crystal clear at a Morgan Stanley conference.<p>A Corning executive launched a blistering critique of sapphire crystal, used as a protective material for displays, on Tuesday. …

#theLIST: Graphic Garden Party

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Clothing

How Slaves Shaped American Cooking

Slaves planted the seeds of favorite foods they were forced to leave behind.<p>PUBLISHED<p>Growing up on Sapelo Island, Georgia, Cornelia Walker Bailey never thought of red peas as anything special. Sapelo, a barrier island about the size of Manhattan, has about 50 residents, primarily descendants of …

Celebrity Faces Merged with 19th-Century Military Portraits

Replaceface is an ongoing series of portraits where modern celebrities are transported back in time into the role of 19th-century Russian generals. As we have seen before, artist Steve Payne is behind the clever compositions that redefine the idea of a classic painting.<p>Using digital copies of …

Illustration

The World According To Vladimir Putin

The worldview of Russian President Vladimir Putin could be summed up along these lines:<p>Moscow's precipitous decline in global influence since the Soviet breakup must be reversed. Russia must be respected as the dominant power in former Soviet republics like Ukraine. Russia is entitled to a strong …

How Do Spiders Walk Upside Down? Mystery Solved

<b>Spiders can crawl pretty much anywhere: Glass, walls, and even ceilings are all equally accessible to the arachnids.</b><p>Now scientists have solved the long-standing mystery of their sticky success: Their secret is small hairs at the end of their legs. (See pictures of spiders up close.)<p>These thousands …

Watch This Pop Singer Transform During Real-Time Photoshopping

Okay, yes, there's been a lot (a lot!) of talk about retouching lately. About whether it presents an unrealistic and therefore dangerous depiction of beauty. It's certainly a worthwhile thing to debate but lately, the whole thing feels talked and meme'd to death. So we totally get it if you're …