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WhiteSmoke uses artificial intelligence to correct your writing errors

popsci shop<p>Produce perfect grammar, style, spelling, and punctuation<p>When you spend all day writing emails and reports, it’s easy to make typos. Unfortunately, it only takes one misplaced letter to cause serious embarrassment. WhiteSmoke is a top-rated app that uses intelligent algorithms to spot …

Artificial Intelligence

Visit Wat Ket Karam - Chiang Mai, Thailand

<b>Visit Wat Ket Karam – Chiang Mai, Thailand</b><p><b>WAT KET KARAM</b><p><b>CHIANG MAI BUDDHIST TEMPLES –</b><p>Chiang Mai, Thailand is truly a city of contrasts. It is up to …

Robinhood's plan to open financial markets to the masses

While most were following the closure of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns during the 2008 financial crisis, there was another important change occurring: the rise of algorithmic trading. Due to the inefficiency and excess of humans coordinating trades, computers began processing about 95% of the …

Robin Hood

10 things to read when you’re grieving

My father died nearly 10 years ago, and it was Joan Didion’s “The Year of Magical Thinking” that pulled me through.<p>At first, I wanted to hide in a …

Books

10 Memoirs About Grief

Why do people read sad books? It seems like such a strange pursuit, to immerse oneself in sadness and grief on purpose, to voluntarily feel bad for a …

Books

Safety Announcement: Protecting Against Garage Door Break-Ins

Today we’re going to put out some important information about the inherent dangers of automatic garage door openers and how easily they can be …

127 Writing Prompts To Finish Before You Write About Yourself

Which is your best physical feature? Why do you like it? Describe it.<p>Do you have a vivid early childhood memory? Describe it using the five …

Creative Writing

The 15 best annual writing competitions, plus upcoming deadlines

15 Best Writing Competitions That You Can Enter and Win<p>January 18, 2017<br>• 10m to read<br>• Danny Mancini<br>• 21<p>If you’ve been looking for writing competitions, …

100 Clever Ideas to Earn Extra Money and Boost Your Income

A big reason why Ben and I started this blog was to help people learn all about the different ways you can <b>earn extra money</b>.<p>From simple side hustles, …

Personal Finance

Under-Recognized Books

We asked our contributors to tell us about a few books they felt deserved more recognition in 2016. Here they are.<p>Christine Hyung-Oak Lee <i><br>A writer</i> …

Electric Literature’s 25 Best Novels of 2016 – Electric Literature

The 2016 novels that every fiction lover should read<p>Each year, Electric Literature polls our staff and regular contributors to pick our favorite …

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

19 Cozy Crochet DIY Projects for Your Home

With only a month until it’s officially autumn, there’s no better time than now to prep for chilly weather with DIY crochet essentials for the home. Whether you want a cozy throw blanket for snuggling or knit coasters to pair with your PSL, this roundup of needlework goodies is seriously autumnal …

This magic wand kills weeds with high energy light

<b>NatureZap offers a quick effective nontoxic solution to getting rid of unwanted plants around the home.</b><p>We've shown you how to make your own effective …

Gardening

Bernie Sanders’s stubbornness is a big mistake

The senator from Vermont is Hillary Clinton’s rival in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>The senator from Vermont is Hillary Clinton’s rival in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p><i>William M. Daley is a former commerce secretary and White House chief of …

Middle-class

12 Hard-to-Kill Plants for People With Black Thumbs

If you're thinking about getting into gardening, or you've tried before and failed, then start with these hardy plants and you'll have a successful plot in no time.

America's Best Coffee Bars

It’s been more than two decades since Starbucks started serving designer lattes in Seattle, and America’s obsession with coffee continues to grow as …

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

You've been watering your trees all wrong: A drought expert explains how to get it right

As the botanical information consultant at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden, Frank McDonough says it’s his job to introduce people to a variety of plants and solve their gardening dilemmas. On Saturday, McDonough will tackle Southern California's biggest dilemma of all -- how to …

Gardening

The new generation of gardening power tools you should know about

Cordless with lithium ion batteries, garden tools have never been easier and quieter to use<p>With days getting longer and temperatures rising, plant growth is responding. If you can’t keep up with your hedges and edges, maybe now is the time to re-evaluate your tool kit.<p>Cordless tools have been …

Source Naturals GABA, 750mg, Calm Mind,180 Capsules

• Supports a calm mood<br>• An amino acid derivative, and a key inhibitory neurotransmitter<br>• Synthesized directly from glutamic acid<br>• Has an inhibitory effect on …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

Chemex's New Automatic Coffee Brewer Is Changing The Meaning Of Pour Over

In the world of snobby coffee, respect for Chemex runs deep. Invented by a chemist who used his scientific mind to develop a better way to brew coffee, the sleek hourglass's promise of the perfect cup had long convinced coffee lovers everywhere that hand brewing their coffee was the only way to go. …

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Meet Plague, A Social Networking App That Spreads Information Like A Virus

Plague is a new social networking app with a fun twist that could just work.<p>Plague is all about discovering "viral" content, but the way you discover the next viral video or hilarious photo is what's unique.<p>Instead of seeing posts from people you follow or whatever is trending, a post on Plague is …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

How to Remove Body Oil Stains and Odors from Bed Sheets

How to Remove Body Oil Stains and Odors from Bed Sheets<p>Updated on November 26, 2016<p>Give Your Sheets a Proper, Deep Cleaning!<p>Have you ever had a …

First hint of 'life after death' in biggest ever scientific study

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Science

Tutorial: Refinishing Furniture with a Wood Grain Stencil

Ok Peeps, I am super excited to announce a fun addition to the All Things Thrifty family. Sawdust and Embryos has been on my radar for awhile now. I …