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Here’s How to Get Rid of Every Kind of Ant

It’s a problem we’ll all deal with at some point. You go to get a snack out of the kitchen cupboard and find ants have invaded. Or maybe your child …

Insects

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

In Just 31 Days, These Historic Chinese Ruins Were Transformed Into a Chic B&B

After suffering years of neglect, a pair of dilapidated stone villas has been brought back to life with a $88,000 budget.<p>In a testament to the incredible speed of construction in China, the decayed ruins of two historic stone structures on Zhejiang’s Dahuanglong Island have been reborn as a stylish …

Architecture

Cell Phone Use and Blindness Linked by "Toxic" Oxygen in New Study

We're spending more time in front of screens than ever.<p>Scientists have found the chemical reason that blue lights are bad for our eyes. We know that …

Research

Ramat HaSharon Pavilion House

A series of sleek concrete cubes form the minimalist facade of the Ramat HaSharon Pavilion House. Intricate screens continue the geometric theme, …

Architecture

Stamford House

In a neighborhood filled with oversized homes, the Stamford House stands out not by the space it occupies, but the space it doesn't. The home, also …

Architecture

The easiest way to copy an iPhone photo album to your PC

It was a pretty typical weekend project: My daughter's graduation party was coming up, so I wanted to put together a photo slideshow. Of course, like most parents, my wife and I had years' worth of photos trapped on our iPhones. How could we quickly and easily move them to a laptop and into a …

App Store

Your brain on coffee

Coffee has been part of human diet for over a thousand years.<p>It’s one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world.<p>Coffee can be pretty amazing …

Wellness

These Are The Unhealthiest Meals in America, Ranked

Four days worth of saturated fat.<p>If you've ever wondered what four days' worth of fat content in one meal looks like, you finally have your …

Food

Are flat pillows a pain in your neck? Here are the best pillows for side-sleepers

Not all sleepers aren’t the same, so why do all pillows seem to be the same? Some people are back-sleepers, a few special individuals are stomach …

Shopping

Pizza Physics: Why Brick Ovens Bake The Perfect Italian-Style Pie

The ideal Italian pizza, be it Neapolitan or Roman, has a crisp crust flecked with dark spots — marks left by a blazing hot oven. The dough is fluffy, moist and stretchy, and the toppings are piping hot. A pizzeria's brick oven pops these out to perfection, but intrepid home cooks attempting to …

New York Style

Cereal: not the breakfast of champions

Cereal is a killer—of your healthy #goals. And we’re not just talking about Lucky Charms: Along with the touted nuts and grains, many of the …

Nutrition

Michael McDonald, Don Was, Paul Rudd appear in Conan’s Star Wars Cantina Band mocumentary: Watch

Conan O’Brien goes all out for Comic-Con, and this year is no exception. This time around, he’s roped a motley crew for a hilarious mockumentary on …

Paul Rudd

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.<p>Bone is a living tissue that reacts to the stresses we place on it. Every year, about 10 percent of our oldest bone matter is expelled from the body and replaced by fresh bone, and exercise and sports can make that incoming fresh bone denser …

Indiana University

Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Over Cancer Fears

Some drugs used to control high blood pressure and prevent heart failure were voluntarily recalled this past week due to an impurity that could …

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

42 Brilliant DIY You Must-Try For Your Home – Page 9

9. DIY Stone Serenity Pond<p>DIY Project Details: ohmy-creative.com<p>Accent your yard with the relaxing sight and sound of flowing water. You can build a …

Science Reveals The Best Times To Network, Quit Your Job, And Host Meetings

Did you know that your mood and energy levels have natural daily rhythms? And that because of that, you can structure your day and your tasks according to when each will be best-suited for highest outcomes?<br>Thanks to best-selling author Daniel Pink’s latest release <i>WHEN: The Scientific Secrets Of</i> …

Time Management

How to Inventory Your Home for an Insurance Adjuster

Q. Do I need to inventory every item I own in the event of a house fire?<p>A. The more detail about your belongings that you can relay to an insurance …

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

Coffee Drinking Study Reveals How Many Cups People Are Capable of Drinking

Researchers investigate whether there's such a thing as too much.<p>A paper published today in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i> shows that your genetics probably …

Multi-room audio over Wi-Fi with PulseAudio and Raspberry Pi(s)

I moved to a new place and it has more than one room. Naturally, I hooked up the stereo in the living room and tested it like my dad taught me: by …

This Pasta Salad Recipe Is a Hit at Every Summer Cookout I Bring It To

Looking for a reliable dish that's family-friendly, loved by all, and incredibly easy to make? We know of a summertime staple that won't steer you …

15 Apps That Will Help Your Kids Learn This Summer (and Give You a Much-Needed Break)

Every mom worries about Summer brain drain — the slow erosion of the knowledge your child gained during the previous school year during the course of three months spent focusing on cannonballs, lightning bugs, and ice cream trucks. While teachers might not be overly concerned about the backslide …

10 Amazing Shipping Container Homes Around The World

A few years ago a trend emerged which inspired a lot of people to build container homes. The trend grew and <b>shipping container homes are popular even</b> …

Shipping Containers

12 Useful and Cool Gadgets You Can Make Yourself

Off-the-shelf gadgets are all well and good—easy to set up, reliable in operation, powerful and smart—but where’s the adventure? We’re living in a …

People Can’t Believe This Apartment Is Only 22 Square Meters (236 Sq. ft) After Seeing These Pics

Urbanization is increasing rapidly, as more and more people flock to big cities from rural areas to find better opportunities for themselves. This is …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

Awesome Rombus Miniature DIY Pinball Emulator

If like me you enjoy a game of pinball, you are sure to be interested in this awesome Rombus Pinball emulation station created by developer and maker …