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In New York, late nights are fueled by party drug Molly

NEW YORK — After a long and raucous dinner party on a recent weeknight, guests decamped to a loft in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood, perhaps the most desirable chunk of real estate in the city that never sleeps.<p>There was no music or dancing at this after-party, though. Instead, a host distributed …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …

30 DIY Decorations for Halloween

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday, but I usually channel all my energy into making a costume versus decorating my home. That might change …

Decorations

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Trails

Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project <i>Pyramid House</i>–a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and …

Architecture

ROLLING STONE : ROTHSCHILD CORRUPTION GOES MAINSTREAM

Jacob Rothschild<p>You were right.<p><b>The players may be a little different, but your basic premise is correct: The world is a rigged game. We found this</b> …

10 Psychological Experiments That Could Never Happen Today

Nowadays, the American Psychological Association has a Code of Conduct in place when it comes to ethics in psychological experiments. Experimenters …

Psychology

Malawi to use $15 million private jet money to feed one million

Malawi plans to use the $15 million (£9.6 million) it gained from selling its presidential jet to feed the more than one million people suffering chronic food shortages, the Treasury has said.<p><b>Malawi</b> angered Western donors, whose aid typically accounted for about 40 per cent of the budget, when the …

The 8 Skincare Secrets You Need To Know Now, According To Dr. Perricone

We all want beautiful skin, but we may not know how to achieve it. Should we be slathering on more creams? Exfoliating every day? What about all of those oils being thrown at us?<p>Luckily, we got the expert opinion of Dr. Perricone himself on the confusing world that is skin maintenance. The health …

Car yoga: 8 seated yoga positions for your next road trip

A recent road trip with my truck driver dad took me from Ontario, Canada, to Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York, Indiana, and back over six days. I got …

New Shipping room - and a DIY table for you!

We have been making lots of changes at <b>Cartolina</b> and to accommodate this year's new distribution system we have had to expand the studio. We are so …

Mason Jar Solar Lights

I love entertaining outdoors at this time of year because it’s warm enough at night that a garden party does not need to end when the sun goes down. …

How One Plus One Became Everything: A Puzzle of Life

It's one of life's great mysteries ...<p>Four billion years ago, or thereabouts, organic chemicals in the sea somehow spun themselves into little homes, with insides and outsides. We call them cells.<p>They did this in different ways, but always keeping their insides in, protected from the outside world …

Study Finds No Link Between Hallucinogens And Mental Problems

How risky are psychedelic drugs to mental health? Not nearly as much as you might have imagined.<p>People who had taken LSD, psilocybin (the brain-bending chemical in magic mushrooms) or mescaline at any time in their lives were no more likely than those who hadn't to wind up in mental health …

The World's Most Precise Clock Could Prove Einstein Wrong

What a makes a good clock? Andrew Ludlow, a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, says one of the most important criteria is stability.<p>"If you could imagine a grandfather clock and see the pendulum swinging back and forth, ideally that pendulum would swing back and forth …

U.S. Dolphin Deaths Rise to 300; Cause Still a Mystery

<b>The spike in bottlenose dolphin deaths this summer is showing no signs of stopping: Nearly 300 of the marine mammals have died along the East Coast as of August 20, according to the federal government. (Related: "Why Are Dolphins Dying on East Coast? Experts Alarmed.")</b><p>The high death toll, covering …