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Architectural Aquariums So Gorgeous, You Won’t Miss Your Dead Goldfish

In the realm of architecture for pets, designers have dogs and cats more than covered. But what about fish? Haruka Misawa, a Japanese designer based in Tokyo, is on it.<p>A protégé of celebrated designer Kenya Hara–Muji’s creative director–and a Nendo alum, Misawa created a series of sublime and …

21 Recipes for Mouthwatering Memorial Day Burgers

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and, obviously, that means grilling burgers. Believe us, we'll throw just about <i>anything</i> that's edible over the flames, but the joy of biting into the rosy, juicy insides of a well-charred hunk of beef jammed between bread has established the burger in its deserved …

An Illustrated Starter Guide to Phrases Coined by Shakespeare

Next time you’re at the local bar’s quiz night, and the question has something to do with state birds, guess cardinal. That is, if you’re otherwise unsure. Seven U.S. states use the cardinal for their representative plumed pal. Seven out of fifty odds isn’t bad for a guess.<p>Likewise, if you’re …

Literature

This Robot Can Explore The Deep Seas For Half A Year At A Time

Boeing has created a unmanned undersea vehicle that doesn’t need support from a surface ship.<p>Unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) have been a staple of sea exploration for years now, yet they’ve always had a limitation: They’ve needed constant support from a human crew on a surface ship above, which …

This Spectacular Flower Carpet Is Made From 700,000 Begonia Petals

Every gardener needs to add seeing this showstopper to their bucket lists.<p>It may still be chilly and snowy in some parts of the country, but spring is certainly in the air — and these stunning photos are going to make you want to break out your gardening gloves.<p>The first Brussels Flower Carpet was …

Sierra Madre Nube Hammock Tent

Hammocks are great for catching some rest without dealing with the creatures on the forest floor. They're not so great at keeping you dry. That's …

Screw growth. It’s time to reprogram the digital economy for people

The digital economy isn’t working out quite like it was supposed to.<p>The promise was that we were all going to get to work fewer hours, from home, in …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

Stripe Expands Startup Tools With Atlas, For Foreign Companies To Incorporate In Delaware

Stripe today took a big step ahead in its bid to offer more tools for startups, beyond the basic payment services it already provides. The company today unveiled Atlas, a platform to let startups incorporate more easily in the U.S., specifically in Delaware with services that include incorporation, …

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

8 Simple Ways to Soundproof Your Home

Because we could all use a little extra peace and quiet.<p>You already know that a peaceful home is a happy home. While that likely means choosing your furniture, lighting, and home fabrics based on their comfort quotient, there's one thing that's easy to overlook — soundproofing.<p>Nothing zaps your zen …

Home Improvement

Behind This Aged Façade Is The World's Most Beautiful Abandoned Castle

Hidden in the hills of Tuscany, this 16th-century estate will take your breath away.<p>Tuscany is known for its incredible rolling hills, Renaissance-era art, and Castello di Sammezzano. If the latter is unfamiliar, photographer Martino Zegwaard is here to change that.<p>Originally built in the 17th …

Wiley Fox

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The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

University of California

Fully transparent solar cell could make every window in your house a power source

A Michigan State University research team has finally created a truly transparent solar panel — a breakthrough that could soon usher in a world where …

Clean Energy

Pocket Shower by Sea to Summit Offers a Hot Shower On the Go

When camping or backpacking, a hot shower with the Pocket Shower by Sea to Summit is the perfect way to end the day. Rolling into a compact zipped …

Camping

Trinity Portable Wind Turbine Power Station Generates Clean Energy for Your House, Tent, Camper and More

You may have mounted solar panels on the roof of your house and own multiple solar powered power banks, but don’t forget wind. Trinity, the portable …

Garden Igloo

Simple to set up and environmentally friendly, the Garden Igloo is an interesting alternative to the backyard hideout. The frame of this geodesic …

Uncovering Long-Forgotten Treasures in an 18th-Century French Château

France

The Only Manhattan Recipe You'll Ever Need

One of five classic cocktails named at the city that never sleeps, the Manhattan—a blend of whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters— is a surprising chameleon of a drink, and one whose personality morphs based on the blend of its three ingredients. Play around with your favorite whiskeys and sweet …

English farmland prices double in five years

The price of good quality English farmland has doubled over the past five years, making it the most expensive in the world and offering a better return than prime London property, the FTSE 100 or gold.<p>According to agents Knight Frank demand from wealthy private individuals as well as pension funds, …

Commodities

6 things you should never do if you want to be happy

It is said the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, once remarked, "Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be." How …

Happiness

2016 Can-Am Defender

Can-Am's side-by-side offroaders are great if you're just looking to have some fun on the trails. The 2016 Can-Am Defender takes this expertise and …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

Make French toast casserole to feed a crowd (or just feed yourself for days)

<i>Take the flavor of French toast and turn it into a breakfast casserole! Try this tasty, crowd-pleasing recipe from Donatella Arpaia, perfect for feeding a few people, or portion it out so you can save for later!</i><p>Cinnamon French Toast Casserole with Whipped Ricotta<p>Megan O. Steintrager / TODAY

Want An Inexpensive Way To Clean Your Carpet? Make Your Own

Taking care of your carpet can get expensive with all the products everyone wants you to buy. Add to that the increasing sensitivity that so many …

NASA’s getting closer to those mystery bright spots on Ceres

Earlier this year, NASA‘s Dawn spacecraft returned an image of the dwarf planet Ceres showing, among other things, an unusually bright spot. NASA …

How To Plate Food Like A 3-Star Michelin Chef

Tracey Torres has cooked in some of the best kitchens in the world. Now she shares trade secrets on how to plate food like a pro.<p>Take a trip to Daniel or Eleven Madison Park, and you won’t just be blown away by the flavors of the food. The plating itself is an abstract work of art. Now that the …