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Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

<b>Daydreaming is known</b> to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

Mindfulness

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

11 Twisted Facts About ‘The Far Side’

For 15 years, "The Far Side" added a dash of irreverence to the funny pages. Offbeat, macabre, and sometimes controversial, Gary Larson’s …

Beneath This Medieval German Town Lie Over 25 Miles of Forgotten Tunnels

On the surface, Oppenheim looks like your typical German town resting along the banks of the Rhine River. But there's more to Oppenheim than beer …

Rehab Diary: A Year in the Life of a Brooklyn Garden

Last year, the day after the Fourth of July, in peak growing season, our landlord announced that the lease on our Harlem apartment would not be …

Berberine: The Most Powerful Natural Supplement on Earth

By Kris Gunnars<p>A compound called berberine is one of the most powerful natural supplements on Earth.<p>It has very impressive health benefits, and …

Blood test shows chance of suffering heart attack within five years

A simple blood test could warn people whether they are likely to suffer a heart attack within five years, scientists believe.<p>Researchers have discovered that high levels of antibodies – molecules produced by the immune system – are linked to a low risk of heart problems, regardless of other risk …

Medical Research

Keep Yourself in Suspense

by Sara Sheridan<p>This Friday’s recommendation comes from Krystyna Green, Constable Crime’s publishing director.<p>Today’s read is <i>Russian Roulette</i>, set in …

How to free up space on your iPhone without deleting photos or apps

Tips<p>Running out of space on your iPhone can be extremely frustrating. Whether you're looking to install a cool app recommended by friends or want to …

Apps

7 Ways to Create Quiet in Urban Gardens

Your garden should be your own private place for solitude. Noise contributes to how peaceful a garden feels, and unwelcome noise from highway traffic, busy streets or mechanical systems can put a damper on your outdoor serenity, especially in urban settings. A garden that is a dedicated quiet space …

How to Grow Grass in the Shade

The Best Natural and Organic Green Lawn Care Tips

Most homeowners overapply pesticides and fertilizer to their lawns, and tend to look for a chemical solution to lawn problems when they should be …

Experts optimistic Tut's tomb may conceal Egypt's lost queen

LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Chances are high that the tomb of Ancient Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun has passages to a hidden chamber, which may be the last resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti, experts said on Saturday.<p>There is huge international interest in Nefertiti, who died in the 14th century …

Ancient History

Archaeologists believe they are a step closer to finding Queen Nefertiti's tomb

Rader scans reveal what could be secret corridor inside King Tutankhamun's tomb adding weight to theory that he was laid to rest in his stepmother's burial complex<p>Given that he has rest there alone for more than 3,000 years, it is perhaps no surprise that he has put his feet up. But three millenia …

Egyptian researchers might be coming close to finding hidden rooms in King Tut's tomb

Researchers say the discovery of a new chamber could shine new light on one of ancient Egypt's most turbulent times, and one prominent researcher has theorized that the remains of Queen Nefertiti might be inside.<p>Egypt began the search for the hidden chamber last week. Announcing the results of …

Egypt experts are ’90 percent positive’ there’s a secret hiding in King Tut’s tomb. Could it be Nefertiti?

When Nicholas Reeves announced in August that he’d found the tomb of the ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti concealed behind a wall in the burial chamber of King Tut, it seemed like another outlandish theory from another Egyptologist hoping to make his mark. After all, Nefertiti has been dead for …

Common And Powerful Healing Plants You Can Find In Your Back Garden

So many of us oppose GMOs, Big Pharma, pesticides being sprayed on our food, the poisoning of our air, water, soil and earth. We can’t stand the …

Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

Pick The Right Vacuum For The Job |Vacuum Reviews - Consumer Reports

Upright or canister? Bagged or bagless? Corded or cordless. These are just some of the decisions you'll have to make when buying a vacuum. If you …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World's Most Terrifying Jaws

In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as Jareth the Goblin King, stealing babies and casually punting his subjects during musical numbers. He …

Cleaning the Top 100! (well as much of it as I could!)

As I sit on the commuter train back to London, packed with businessmen and women and high school children, I grin to myself a little as I know …

Archaeology