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Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Michio Kaku picks five books to help you understand the future

From medicine to space travel, these works explore how the newest wave of science will transform society<p>Science is the engine of prosperity. From the industrial revolution (powered by the steam engine), to the electric revolution (which lit up our cities), to the current computer revolution (which …

Nanotech

Four more quick lunch recipes for busy people | Rosie Birkett

<b>Savoury crepe wraps (pictured above)</b><p>Makes 5-6: whisk 150g buckwheat flour with half a teaspoon each of salt and turmeric, a pinch each cumin seeds and mustard seeds (or whatever spice you prefer), and 300ml cold water. Rest for 10 minutes. Heat a little rapeseed or coconut oil in a nonstick frying …

Recipes

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

People Who Worry About Everything Are More Intelligent

Obsessive worry is insidious in the sense that it begets more worry; once your mind switches into "worry mode," essentially, nothing is off limits. …

Recipe: Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine — Recipes from The Kitchn

Remember those sun-dried tomatoes lurking in the back of your pantry? Isn't there a hunk of goat cheese somewhere in the fridge? Now's the time to …

Recipes

Secrets of People Who Are Always Full of Energy

You know who I'm talking about. The people who show up at the office bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, every day, like clockwork. They're the ones eating …

5 Secrets Of People Who Are Always Organized

So THAT'S how they do it.<p>While a messy work space might signify your creative genius, a disorganized home is a major source of stress for many people. For naturally disorganized people, the struggle to get our acts together is an uphill battle. Whether we’re juggling meetings and projects at work …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Minimalism Mistakes Designers Notice

Think you can avoid all design faux pas by simply decorating your home in minimalist style? The less dᅢᄅcor involved, the fewer mistakes I can make! Think again.<p>Think you can avoid all design faux pas by simply decorating your home in minimalist style? The less dᅢᄅcor involved, the fewer mistakes I …

Minimalism

20 stairs designs ideal for homes with limited space

When you have a lack of space in your house, the very first space where you can reduce the architectural element include walls or divisions to get …

The New Age Of Minimalist

The minimalist live style started back in the 1950. Basically, you live with less, much less about 100 things.<p>Today is a big trend. The simplicity of …

The Best TV Shows Coming This Fall: From ‘Gilmore Girls’ to the Next ‘Game of Thrones’

There are enough new series premiering this fall across seemingly infinite number of networks and streaming services that, if you watched television …

TV

This Solar-Powered Skyscraper Is a Major Advance in Sustainable Design

An Australian architecture firm has proposed the country’s first solar-powered skyscraper, which would rise 60 stories and generate more than 50 percent of its own power<p>Plans for Australia’s first solar-powered skyscraper have recently been unveiled and submitted for approval. The landmark 60-story …

Sustainable Design

Those pigs in Westminster: inside London's most central urban farm

Nestled between office blocks, on a patch of unimaginably valuable real estate directly across the river from Whitehall, live London’s most unlikely urbanites: lambs, chickens, sheep and a new brood of piglets. So how exactly do you run a farm in the shadow of Parliament?<p>If you stand on a planter …

Urban Agriculture

Evidence That Dido May Have Been Dead In Both The ‘Here With Me’ And ‘Thank You’ Music Videos

I want to make an Adele comparison when I talk about Dido — not because of any kind of sonic similarity (the latter’s voice is more subtly arresting than powerhouse… not soft, but gentle), but rather in an effort to explain her initial impact. Dido was <i>that</i> big around the turn of the century when …

If You Own These 9 Home Décor Books, You Don't Need a Decorator

Can’t afford a decorator? A well-curated library is your strongest ally. While we’re consistently in awe of the expertise and editorial eye that …

You may be cooking chicken all wrong

You may be cooking chicken all wrong<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p>Chicken is a versatile meat that can be roasted, grilled, baked, slow cooked and sautéed. It's used in many cuisines around the world, and because it isn't too expensive, it's a great staple to have on hand in the kitchen.<p>However, while it's …

BBQ

Your Personality May Be Controlled By Your Immune System, Study Finds

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Humans Have Used All the Earth’s Resources for the Year

By 2030, we'll need more than two Earths to support our natural resource needs.<p>As of yesterday, we've officially overspent nature's resource budget, according to the Global Footprint Network, an international climate research organization. Metaphorically speaking, if Earth were a bank, we'd be in …

Typical Day of A Minimalist vs A Maximalist

Being in a hurry all the time drains your energy. Your work and routine life make you feel overwhelmed. Getting caught up in things beyond your …

I took the first step to living like a minimalist and it felt surprisingly unsatisfying

The former is a good quality to have, the latter is a lifestyle choice called minimalism, a practice that extols living with less possessions. I'm an organizer and always have been — but I'm also a pack rat, which is a minimalist's foil<i>.</i><p>Minimalism is a visually-appealing — albeit …

Minimalism

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

Your Brain Is On Autopilot More Than You Think–Here’s How To Wake It Up

It isn’t that we’re making bad decisions. More often, we aren’t even aware there’s a decision to make.<p>Wednesday. Hump Day. The part of the week when we’re over the hill and begin sliding toward the weekend. If hitting midweek feels even a little bit better than slogging through Monday or Tuesday …

How the Great Barrier Reef got polluted – from farms and fossil fuels to filthy propaganda | Graham Readfearn

Policies and rhetoric around the Great Barrier Reef have rarely matched reality as the natural wonder suffers under the stress of pollution<p>In late November 2015, as corals across the northern section of the Great Barrier Reef started to bleach white, the game was finally up.<p>For years, Australians …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Ikea starts selling solar panels in UK stores

Swedish firm is optimistic of sales despite recent cuts to solar incentives<p>Solar panels will join tea lights and spider plants on sale at Ikea stores from Monday, despite huge government cuts to solar subsidies for homeowners.<p>Shoppers will be able to order panels online and at three stores, …

The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …