Chris Voldseth

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Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

Cancer

Elon Musk explains why he launched a car toward Mars — and the reasons are much bigger than his ego

Over the weekend, the SpaceX founder Elon Musk expanded on his rationale for launching a car toward Mars last month.<p>After Musk said in December that he'd launch his cherry-red Tesla Roadster to the red planet, many people did not believe him. But the tech billionaire delivered.<p>On February 6, SpaceX …

Space Travel

A Map Shows What Happens When Our World Gets Four Degrees Warmer: The Colorado River Dries Up, Antarctica Urbanizes, Polynesia Vanishes

Humanity faces few larger questions than what, exactly, to do about climate change — and, in a sense larger still, what climate change even means. …

How to Build a Terrarium Even Serial Plant Killers Can't Mess Up

Learning how to build a terrarium is not as hard as you might think—and it's a great option if you're looking to add some greenery to your home that …

Plants

Skeleton Halloween Wreath - Tried & True

Too early for Halloween stuff? No way, right?! It’s kinda funny that I complain about stores putting out their Christmas stuff too early and yet, …

Spiced Honey Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

<i>posted</i> November 2, 2015 <i>by</i> The Chunky Chef // 22 Comments »<p><i>Waste not, want not… turn leftover pumpkins into a delicious treat! These roasted pumpkin</i> …

Spices

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Seeds

Shares 10.0K<p>This sweet and salty pumpkin seeds recipe is a fun spin on this classic family recipe. Dried pumpkin seeds covered in caramel and …

Dessert

Ranch Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Since pumpkins, AND their seeds will be in our <i>lives</i> through Thanksgiving…. I thought I would try out a NEW flavor of roasted pumpkin seeds.<p>Last night …

Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report

WASHINGTON — The average temperature in the United States has risen rapidly and drastically since 1980, and recent decades have been the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a sweeping federal climate change report awaiting approval by the Trump administration.<p>The draft report by …

Climate Change

People in These Regions Will Face 'Unsurvivable' Heat by 2100

Humans can't live at wet-bulb temperatures of 95 degrees for long.<p>In the future, parts of the world will become so hot and humid that healthy adults …

Climate Change

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the wilderness, and …

The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public …

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Breakfast

10 Succulents That Thrive Indoors

Don’t Let Past Failures Deter You<p>Although it’s tempting to snip some cuttings and bring indoors all the fabulous succulents that thrive in the …

How to Install a Flagstone Path

Step 1<p>Install benderboard edging first, then put down landscape fabric (available at nurseries) to prevent weeds. Secure fabric edges under the …

Landscaping

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Workouts

8 'shower plants' that want to live in your bathroom

<b>Want to turn your bathroom into an easy oasis? Try this.</b><p>So maybe you have a wonderfully green thumb and houseplants thrive under your care. Or maybe …

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Self-improvement

The Most Brilliant Raised Bed We've Seen

Avoid wasted work, water, and space with the keyhole design.<p>If you’ve grown vegetables in raised beds you know they are amazing, often getting four …

Gardening

4 DIY Potting Soil Recipes To Make Any Plant Thrive

One size doesn't fit all! Make these quality mixes at home and watch your veggies, flowers, and fruits shine.<p>Want superior succulents, <b>tons of …

Gardening

Rapid warming and disintegrating polar ice set the stage for ‘societal collapse’

Carbon pollution is destabilizing both the Arctic and Antarctic.<p>The Arctic and Antarctic are seeing an accelerated collapse of both sea and land …

A pole reversal: Scientists discuss an anomaly in the Earth’s magnetic field

The strength of Earth’s magnetic field has been decreasing for the last 160 years at an alarming rate<p>The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space by charged particles such as protons. Without a …

Magnetism

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Periodic Table

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to start your garden from scratch each spring? Then, it's time to discover the perennial …

Introducing 'Year 2050,' Our Guide to Surviving the Next 33 Years of Climate Change

How much will our world change after three decades of rising temperatures?<p>We don't know what the world will look like 33 years from now. By then the Trump era, uncertain as it may seem from our vantage point, will become the stuff of history textbooks—or more likely, of history VR experiences. No …

Climate Change

Gardens: so you think coffee grounds are good for plants

A real-life test and all the science explodes this popular myth<p>It’s one of the most common gardening tips going: apply spent coffee grounds around your garden for amazing results. A quick internet search for “coffee grounds + plants” will draw up close to four million hits, with consistent claims …

Gardening

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

Universe

Get lost in this immersive Mars panorama from NASA's rover

An epic panorama from the Curiosity rover puts a good-size chunk of Mars all up in your face.<p>So, you want to go to Mars. Well, you can't. At least not yet. In the meantime, content yourself with stepping into a 360-degree panorama stitched together from images taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. You …

Mars Rover

7 Best Cocktails to Drink While Cooking Weeknight Dinners

You can do better than cracking open a beer.<p>There’s something wonderfully therapeutic about cooking dinner after a long day. There’s something even …

Cocktails