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30 Ways to Add Storage to Every Room in Your Home

OK, so you don’t really have enough storage space. (Join the club.) Time to stop wallowing and start strategizing, guys. Here are 30 snazzy ways to …

West Elm

7 Netflix Tricks That'll Change How You Watch Your Favorite Shows

The period between Christmas and New Year’s Day could end up being the most popular time for streaming all year, according to Amazon and Netflix data shared with HuffPost.<p>Maybe you’re off work and in search of easy family bonding. Maybe it just lifts your spirits to watch the depressed, …

Televisions

15 Best Documentary Series On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: December 12th</b><p>There’s nothing better than finding a good documentary on Netflix, but sometimes you’re craving a little more depth than the average two-hour film can give. Enter the documentary series, a slightly lesser known category that will help entertain and educate you through the …

TV

The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Psychology

iPhone X review: Apple finally knocks it out of the park

The company’s most important smartphone in years does not disappoint, with Face ID and an all-screen design that spells the end of the home button<p>The iPhone X is Apple’s most important – and most expensive – new smartphone in four years, bringing with it a significant change to the design, dumping …

Mobile Technology

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: 'There is reason for hope'

Until recently the battle to avert catastrophic climate change – floods, droughts, famine, mass migrations – seemed to be lost. But with the tipping point just years away, the tide is finally turning, thanks to innovations ranging from cheap renewables to lab-grown meat and electric …

26 Times Canada Roasted America So Well You Can’t Even Be Mad

Canada may be known as one of the world's friendliest countries, but when it comes to their neighbors south of the border, they're pretty much as …

Blake Lively

Here's what happened after North Korea shot down an American plane in 1969

It sounds—and it is—alarming, but it's worth noting we've been here before.<p>On April 15, 1969, North Korean MiG fighter planes shot down an American EC-121 spy plane flying off the coast of the Korean Peninsula (but still over international waters), killing all 31 crew members.<p>President Richard …

North Korea

What It’s Like to Experience a Category 5 Hurricane

On Aug. 18, 1969, Hurricane Camille made landfall along the Gulf Coast of the United States as a Category 5 hurricane, the strongest storm on Earth. …

Mysterious stone slab discovered in Spain is covered with ancient symbols that no one can read

At 1.5m high and 85cm wide, the stela of Montoro is an imposing artefact. It is a stone slab covered in engravings thought to date from the Iron Age. …

Archaeology

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

11 Scientific Advances Of The Past 100 Years Gave Us Our Entire Universe

Exactly 100 years ago, our conception of the Universe was far different from what it is today. The stars within the Milky Way were known, and were known to be at distances up to thousands of light years away, but nothing was thought to be further. The Universe was assumed to be static, as the …

Astrophysics

Stunning vintage photos show how Americans in every state spend their downtime

In the book "National Geographic: The United States of America," 700 captivating images from the magazine's archives have been pulled together in one place, highlighting each state in a range of dynamic images.<p>This collection gives us an insight into how Americans have lived their lives — and how …

Travel Photography

Why weight training is so good for you

Weight lifting does more than so much more than pump you up.<p>When most people think about weight lifting, they picture greased-up Schwarzenegger …

Medical Journals

Canada’s Secret to Resisting the West’s Populist Wave

TORONTO — As right-wing populism has roiled elections and upended politics across the West, there is one country where populists have largely failed to break through: Canada.<p>The raw ingredients are present. A white ethnic majority that is losing its demographic dominance. A sharp rise in …

The end of the Mansbridge Era

The National host is in the midst of a long goodbye, set to give his final broadcast on Canada Day<p>It says something about the place in the Canadian imagination occupied by Peter Mansbridge that everyday Canadians know his dual origin stories: How he got his start in broadcasting and the drama …

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

Joss Whedon

The 24 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

These films and series showcase the beauty of the planet, delve into the details of how food arrives on your plate, and explore the mysterious and alien underwater world in oceans around the globe.<p>The downside to all of those options is that there's a lot to choose from. To make it easier, Business …

Photographers

Ask Ethan: What Does The Edge Of The Universe Look Like?

13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it began with the hot Big Bang. Over that time, space itself has expanded, the matter has undergone gravitational attraction, and the result is the Universe we see today. But as vast as it all is, there’s a limit to what we can see. Beyond a certain …

Astrophysics

14 'facts' you learned in school that have since been proven wrong

When you're trying to teach dozens of students the finer points of history and science, sometimes it's just easier to provide a simpler narrative.<p>But as James Loewen chronicles in his classic book "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong," teaching simplistic …

Albert Einstein

If you have no children, who will care for you when you’re old?

We had to fight to get my grandfather good care. Those of us who don’t have children need a new approach<p>Few of us are immune from the anxiety that can quickly set in when we contemplate our own ageing. Who will be there for us when us can no longer physically take care of ourselves? Who will be …

8 qualities that will help you be great in any relationship, according to a psychotherapist

Do you ever wonder how some people seem so natural and at ease in relationships, while others really struggle to maintain them?<p>Is it a difference in temperament, like introversion or extroversion?<p>It could be, but as a psychologist, I can say the approach to relationships for each temperament is …

Happiness

10+ Baby Hippos That Will Make Everything Better

Hippos have something of a reputation for being rather cantankerous creatures, but you really wouldn't believe it when you see these cute little …

Cute

Can tourism save the rhino?

Two high-end safari companies have teamed up to relocate the endangered animals from South Africa to Botswana. Drew Gough explores whether a sustainable model for luxury travel can truly help conserve wildlife in southern Africa<p>"It's okay – come closer. They won't hurt us. They're curious about …

All the Passive Aggressive Stuff You Should Never Do in a Relationship

Nobody enjoys being with someone who is always passive aggressive. If you’re not sure what that looks like, here’s an excellent, and funny, …

How have you used Netflix this long without knowing these 10 tips and tricks?

Study after study attribute the increased number of households without a cable or satellite TV subscription at least in part to Netflix is a …

Rotten Tomatoes

The Power of a Monthly Poker Game

Just one way to stave off a midlife crisis.<p>I'm not here to talk about my marriage. Though not wanting to talk about my marriage is part of the reason we were in couples therapy in the first place. Let's just say I had drifted, in my early forties, from a midlife malaise—the graying temples, the …

Relationships

We May Already Have the Pills We Need to End Memory Loss

A Global Problem<p>Neurodegenerative diseases produce the symptoms of dementia by causing cells in the spinal cord and brain to die. Loss of these cells …

Dementia

60 Years Of Starstuff: How Humanity Discovered Where Our Elements Come From

In science, you don’t have to get everything right in order to get the most incredible things correct. Sometimes good ideas emerge from a failed paradigm. An excellent example of both is the groundbreaking stellar nucleosynthesis paper (creation of complex nuclei from simpler ones) paper, published …

Physics

Netflix Keeps Buying Great Movies, So It’s a Shame They’re Getting Buried

Is a movie still a movie if it premieres on Netflix?<p>Please allow a moment of silence for “Tramps,” Adam Leon’s warm and winsome follow-up to SXSW …

Bong Joon-ho