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Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Health Problems

Photo Credit: Brian Bowen Smith/E!<p>Slide 1 of 13<p>Nothing is private when it comes to the Kardashians, and that includes matters of health.<p>Since the …

The Mysterious Origin of Our Galaxy’s Gold

After long believing that exploding stars forged the coveted metal, researchers are now divided over which extraordinary cosmic event is truly responsible.<p>Across history and folklore, the question of where Earth’s gold came from—and maybe how to get more of it—has invited fantastical explanation. …

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On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

A retirement spending rule that's simple (and seriously flawed)

Ken Steiner is no fan of simple, mechanical rules for determining how much to spend in retirement. So he's developed a thinking person's alternative.<p>The retired actuary offers a free spreadsheet that allows retirees to adjust their spending goals every year to reflect their actual experience – …

6 Sky Events This Week: Cosmic Outburst, Asteroid Flyby, Buzzing Beehive

Wildlife<p>The Little Beehive Cluster in the Canis Major constellation is easily visible for backyard astronomers this week. Credit: NOAO/AURA/NSF<p><b>From exploding stars, barnstorming asteroids, and a buzzing beehive, the starry skies this week are filled with cosmic wonders to behold.</b><p><b>Supernova Update:</b> A …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

It’s relatively balmy here in Antarctica. And that’s scary

A few days ago, I left Toronto and travelled to the utmost south, to Antarctica – the coldest, windiest, darkest continent on earth. I flew from Pearson to Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, then boarded a Norwegian expedition ship, Hurtigruten's MV Fram, which crashed its way through the …

Some food for thought: The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It: http://huff.to/1lK9Dh8 LIKE if you agree, comment if you have something to say.

New Year’s resolution: Let the universe take the reins

Truth be told, I was planning on keeping my New Year's resolution to myself, but just 11 days into 2014, I find myself wanting to share. I think it's part of the new me.<p>The resolution is this, and I'm pretty sure it's a quote but I'm not sure who to attribute it to: "Let it go to the …

Ten habits of the world’s best connection makers

Over the years of my deep study and fascination with people and social dynamics, I've noticed that the world's best connectors do things in a pretty similar way.<p>We all know the people who meet people with ease, seem to always have the influencers in their corner and are constantly surrounded by …

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>"This Be the Verse"<p><i>They fuck you up, your mum and dad.</i> <i><br>They may not mean to, but they do.</i> <i><br>They fill you with the faults they had</i> <i><br>And add some extra, just for you.</i> <i><br>But they were fucked up in</i> …