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Lonely Planet Editors Agree: These Are the 5 Best Places to Visit in Europe

Summer is fast approaching and if you've been thinking about going on vacation in Europe, Lonely Planet has done the hard work for you. The travel …

European Travel

Kendrick Lamar’s Onstage Outrage: Why Rap Should Retire the N-Word for Good

In all the years I’ve been debating race and racism with white people, the most common response some have offered in their own defense hinges on …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Best Hammocks of 2018

Hammocks have come a long way since that crocheted thing hung from a metal stand in your weird aunt’s backyard. These days they’re lightweight, they pack down to the size of a beer can, and you can set one up in a couple of minutes. All of which makes the humble hammock the most underrated piece of …

Backpacking

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

Everything You Need to Know About Grass Block Pavers

Joni Mitchell wasn’t kidding when she said you could wreck paradise with a parking lot. You can damage it with a driveway, too, especially the …

Landscaping

The Top 10 Alt.Country Artists Of All Time

The musicians who came to define the alt.country boom of the late 80s and 90s believed themselves to be outside of the country music establishment …

Country Music

What’s the Difference Between Dopamine and Serotonin?

Dopamine and serotonin are both neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that regulate countless functions and processes in your …

Neuroscience

8 VEGETABLES THAT YOU BUY ONCE & REGROW FOREVER!

The consumption of vegetables is very crucial for your health especially the ones that are organic. You can never be sure what are you buying in the …

Gardening

10 Easy Pieces: Illuminated Pavers

Illuminated pavers sit flush with the surface of a driveway or path, discreetly hiding their powers until the sun goes down. Unlike bollards or …

Landscaping

At 95, Mexican food expert Diana Kennedy is growing her own coffee and making her own tortillas

To get to Diana Kennedy’s house, outside Zitácuaro, Mexico, about 100 miles west of Mexico City, you go up a dirt road jutted with rocks, through two gates, past rock walls overhung with bougainvillea and blue plumbago, pink lilies and darting butterflies, and up a flight of stone steps to an …

Mexico

Summer Flights to Europe Are the Cheapest in Years. Here Are the Best Deals.

By now it’s no huge secret that airfares to Europe have gotten a lot cheaper in the past few years. The economics are simple: Low-cost airlines …

Modern Backyard Office Projects That Make You Want To Work From Home

Working from home has both pros and cons. On one hand, you get to stay close to everything home-related which in some cases includes the kids and …

Architecture

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

I'm a native New Yorker — here are all the spots I take my friends when they visit

When friends and family come to New York City to visit me, they expect more than just a normal reunion. The city that never sleeps lives larger than life in people's heads and when they make it there, they want to see everything.<p>If someone is coming for the first time I — unwillingly — take them to …

Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

Bill Gates

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, but Know There's Nothing to Lose | Inc.com

For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If they did, their whole life would be different. Life, apparently, isn't worth giving …

Self-improvement

CSS tricks to revolutionise your web layouts

If you’ve been working in the web industry for a couple of years, you may feel that you're always coding or designing the same website layout. …

Blue Wizard Job Opportunities

DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST<p>Blue Wizard Digital is a growing video game studio located in the Harbour Centre in Comox. We have a great team of people …

The 1 Kitchen Cabinet Style That Gives You the Most Bang For Your Buck

During POPSUGAR's many interviews with HGTV design stars, house-flipping experts, and interior designers, one type of kitchen cabinet keeps coming up again and again: shaker. The message from our home pros is clear: resale-conscious homeowners should eschew expensive, stylized, and ornate cabinets …

Why you should eat a plant-based diet, but that doesn't mean being a vegetarian

Plant-based diets are often shown to be good for health. Yet Australians eat a lot of meat and are sometimes reluctant to completely cut meat from …

Career mistakes to avoid: Never use these 10 red flag phrases on a resume or cover letter

Describing yourself in a cover letter or resume as a "well-seasoned team player" who is an "exceptional communicator" and is "results driven" could …

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

An AI Just Created and Named New Paint Colors, and They're Hilarious

What’s in a Name?<p>Buying paint is always an enlightening affair. The names that companies come up with for their pigments are usually worth a chuckle …

Watch Aesop Rock’s New Video “Get Out of the Car”

Aesop Rock has dropped a new video for “Get Out of the Car,” a track off his 2016 album <i>The Impossible Kid</i>. Directed by frequent collaborator Rob Shaw and featuring illustrations by Coro, the song and video are a tribute to Aesop’s friend Camu Tao — the rapper passed away nine years ago today after …

Totally Genius Ways to Customize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Especially if you cook a lot, there's nothing quite so satisfying as a well organized kitchen. Having everything you need easy to find and easy to …

World's Laziest Graphic Designer Creates Perfect Poster

2D designers can pull stunts that 3D designers never could<p>This is hilarious: In the UK, a fellow named Tom runs the Friars Inn, a pub in Bridgnorth. …

Dozens Of Upstart Companies Are Upending The $15-Billion Mattress Market

For decades, Big Mattress has had a lock on how we sleep. The two giants, Tempur Sealy International and Serta Simmons Bedding, dominate the $15-billion market, with brands like Tempur-Pedic, Stearns & Foster, Serta and Beautyrest. But as other industries have moved online, as consumers have felt …

Startups

Steal This Look: A Compact Kitchen in a Vintage Airstream Trailer

In 2015 Ellen Prasse and Kate Oliver bought a vintage Airstream trailer and renovated it over the course of 125 work days (completed in March 2016) …