April Ewald

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This incredibly gorgeous photo of Jupiter will mesmerize you

To say that 2017 has been weird would be a huge understatement. It’s been a year packed with political unrest, tech gaffes and security breaches, but …

Astronomy

6 Tips for Making Crispy Potatoes Every Time

I don’t think I need to convince you that in the genre of breakfast, potatoes need to be extra crispy. Eggs are soft and require contrast if you’re …

Check out these spectacular supermoon photos from all over the world

People from across the globe took to rooftops, hills, observatories and beaches to get a glimpse of the closest supermoon to Earth in almost seven decades, and snap photos of the event.<p>The unusually big and bright moon appeared at its most impressive as night fell but many moon gazers were able to …

23 spectacular photos of the largest supermoon in 70 years

The Earth and the moon are in the midst of quite the rendezvous right now.<p>The moon is currently taking the form of the biggest supermoon we've seen …

Supermoon

Mechanism that triggers fat formation uncovered

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California reveal a control mechanism for fatty tissue to increase intake of calories via …

56 Acronyms and Initials All Spelled Out

So that's what it stands for!<p><i>Don't miss an episode of mental_floss on YouTube—subscribe here! Images and footage provided by Shutterstock. Here's a</i> …

Pop Culture

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

When bleeding from a traumatic injury begins, time is of the essence. VetiGel, a new plant-based gel that can be applied either to skin or soft organs, halts bleeding rapidly and could thus save lives on the battlefield and elsewhere. For now, it's starting to roll out to veterinary clinics.<p>Joe …

A decade after mapping the genome, scientists scramble for more imaging data to unravel its mysteries

When the human genome was first sequenced over a decade ago, it was widely hailed as one of the greatest scientific achievements of all time. With …

How to avoid Cancer

<b>*** SHARE THIS POST WITH PEOPLE YOU CARE ABOUT ***</b><p>AFTER YEARS OF TELLING PEOPLE CHEMOTHERAPY IS THE ONLY WAY TO TRY AND ELIMINATE CANCER, SEEMS LIKE …

There’s a Reason This A Cappella Cover of ‘Little Drummer Boy’ Has Gone Mega Viral

You are in for a treat.<p>Pentatonix, an a cappella music group consisting of five members, published a cover of “Little Drummer Boy” on Nov. 25 to rave reviews on the Internet.<p>“Incredible, what talent,” one user wrote on YouTube.<p>[sharequote align=”center”]”This is amazing”[/sharequote]<p>“This is …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Acorn Necklace

Shares 0<p>Follow the tutorial to make these pretty acorn necklaces that are so easy to make the kids can do it! A fun glittery project for fall. Get …

Ivory Halloween Soap

Shares 0<p>Have you ever microwaved a bar of Ivory soap? You must! And here’s a fun craft to do with the soap after you’re done!<p>Shares 0<p>Get the …

Sugar Wax Recipe: How to Make Your Own Wax

This homemade sugar wax recipe allows you to create your own leg, chin and arm wax.<p>In this economy, why spend $30 or more on a leg wax when you can …

HOW TO: Make organic sculpting clay in 4 simple steps using 4 ingredients!

Most kids love any type of art activity -- especially one as tactile and open ended as working with sculpting clay. Not only is it fun to play with, …

Creativebug's Free Art & Craft Classes - Creativebug

HomeCreativebug's Free Art & Craft Classes<p>Welcome to a free cross-sample of Creativebug’s award-winning art and craft classes. If you're curious …

Andy Warhol

DIY twig lamp shade

Adding a little natural element to fall decorating always feels right to me. Pumpkins, feathers, gourds, leaves… it makes for a fabulous fall …

A Rustic, Country Bathroom with Barn Wood Walls

Rustic never looked so chic<p>In this Southborough, Massachusetts, country bathroom by Andrew and Yvonne Pojani, the design is all about the warm, reclaimed barn wood on the walls. Rustic never looked so chic. Read on for more country bathroom decor ideas.

Rustic

15 Natural Ways To Clean With Vinegar

We’ve all heard about the wonderful ways white vinegar can be used around the house. And they’re all true. From absorbing unpleasant odors to …

Artistic Functionality of Reclaimed Wood Stumps

Using leftover stumps helps refresh a room. They would also be a vivid reminiscence of our place in nature and our power to destroy and care for it. …

How To Make a Beautiful iPhone Case Using Real Pressed Flowers

Heaven knows as the Tech Editor I see more iPhone cases than anyone should be exposed to throughout the year. Cases have become so common, it's all …

Bright Ideas for Incandescent Bulbs

The incandescent bulbs that shone so merrily in the Queen's palaces all her life and yours, Dear Reader, is going to be phased out by the federal …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Jackson Pollock