Brittany Stokes

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23 Mouth-Wateringly Delicious Food Ideas That'll Change The Wedding Game

Love, marriage, and everything wrapped in bacon.<p>"Onion soup bites in a mini bread bowl. Ah, I still dream about those."<p>—angelam43c66a016<p>"Wonton chips with crab rangoon dip. Best wedding ever."<p>—sgb09<p>"Country ham on a sweet potato roll with a small dab of peach jelly. So good!"<p>—angellynnp<p>"Filet …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Books

11 Gorgeous Wildlife Photos That Will Take Your Breath Away

These images are so amazing they almost look fake.<p>You've tried snapping artsy pictures on your iPhone, but even your best Instagrams fall short compared to these world-class shots. Out of 50,000 submissions from 95 countries, the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" competition just announced its …

Wildlife

The Amazing Contraption That Made This Impossible Burger Drop Shot Possible

The burger drop shot, where the ingredients of the world’s most perfect food appear to fall from the sky and perfectly stack themselves upon landing, …

5 storytelling tips from a Disney Pixar veteran

While video games are interactive in nature and have specific challenges when it comes to storytelling, Matthew Luhn, a story consultant who spent 20 …

14 Hidden Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

If you live in a small space, storage hacks are your best friend. Anyone can save room by bringing in small furniture or putting up shelfie-worthy shelves, but even with the usual tricks, there never seems to be enough room for all your stuff. Instead of vacuum sealing, squeezing or stuffing your …

Small Spaces

We asked hundreds of scientists what they’d change about science. Here are 33 of our favorite responses.

We recently asked scientists a simple question: If you could change one thing about how science works today, what would it be and why?<p>We heard back from 270 scientists around the world, including graduate students, senior professors, laboratory heads, and Fields Medalists. And they told us that in …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

Engagement Rings

Dear parents, please don’t take us traveling with you until you understand these 11 things

<i>I’m Louis, AKA Explorason. I’m 11 years old and I travel the world with my mum. We’ve been to 65 countries in the past 4 years. and we are still</i> …

Travel

This Cyborg Stingray Is the Coolest Thing You'll See All Day

An international team of researchers has developed an eerily realistic robotic stingray that blurs the line between animal and machine. Fueled by …

3tags.org

Incredible Card Flourishes Look Even Better in Slow Motion

Cardistry is cool, but some of its best flourishes are often hard to follow. The hand movements are so small and quick that your brain barely has …

Cool Stuff

Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Self-improvement

Film short about disabled puppy wins hearts, 59 awards, job offers from Disney

This boy seems not unlike other boys — he plays video games, he gets annoyed when his mom gets in his way, and he's fascinated by a gift she gives him in a large cardboard box — but as we find out at the end of this video short, there's more to him than we initially believe.<p><b>Don't miss more of our</b> …

Walt Disney Company

The 35 Best Ideas for Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#10 is a total game-changer.<p>Take heart, there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. Plus, get our best cabinet and pantry organization ideas!

Spices

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Psychology

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Kids

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

12 women leading the life sciences movement in Silicon Valley

Breakthroughs in genetic engineering, 3D printing, cloud-based science experiments, A.I. and machine learning technology have created a weird and cool new kind of cutting-edge biotech that goes beyond pharma into what just a few decades ago seemed like magical thinking.<p>And women are leading the …

Silicon Valley

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

The whole Lot Of Push Ups Workout

“So what gym do you go to?”“None. I’m actually doing bodyweight exercise.”“You mean push ups and stuff?”I’ve had conversations like this before and …

Workouts

Why Neutrino Detectors Look So Damn Cool

Brilliant arrays of golden photomultiplier tubes amount to astrophysical ghost detectors.<p>Neutrino detectors don't even look real—or they at least don't look like utilitarian instruments for doing fundamental physics research. They look like elegant sci-fi art installations that one might expect to …

Physics

“Deadpool” gets cancer right: Debunking the “hero” survivor myth, one smart-aleck joke at a time

Cancer didn’t make me a hero, it just made me angry, sad and sick—and now I feel like an undeserving survivor, too<p>There’s not a moment of my day where I don’t feel like a failed superhero. Unlike your more “inspirational” types of cancer survivor, I’m more focused on feeding my sweet tooth than my …

Cancer

This Insanely Detailed Robotic Hand Works Just Like the Real Thing

Robots are becoming more dextrous than ever. This incredibly detailed robotic hand is one of the most accurate mechanical devices modelled on the …

Get A Flatter Tummy In 28 Days With 1 Exercise In ONLY 4 Minutes

Getting fit is a challenge for many of us. For some, binge-watching Netflix is the closest we've come to a marathon in years. Others spend hours and …

Workouts

Harvard scientists use 3D printer to create 4D flower

The latest creation from scientists at Harvard marks a new chapter in biology-inspired engineering. Two teams of scientists worked together to …

3 ways you can use a kettlebell to burn fat and maximize your workout

If your goal this year is to burn fat and maximize your workouts, there’s one fitness tool you need to incorporate into your routine: a kettlebell!<p>You’ve probably seen them at the gym or in our YouTube videos and we’re urging you to give kettlebell-based workouts a try! This amazing tool engages …

Workouts

12 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

But that doesn't mean you can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein.<p>We rounded up 12 of them, so you can impress everyone from your beau to your boss with your seeming brainpower.

Psychology

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…