Danielle Lee Ziermans

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11 Unputdownable Books To Help Get You Through The Rest Of Winter

Winter isn't just coming anymore — she is here and ready to show the east coast <i>exactly</i> what she is made of. If you find yourself in the path of this …

What someone drives, wears, or earns won't tell you anything about their wealth — and most people don't ask the question that will

Have you ever asked yourself the question, "Am I wealthy?"<p>If you're living paycheck to paycheck and have tens of thousands of dollars in debt, then the answer is pretty simple. No, you're not wealthy.<p>But, if you've been reading this blog for a few years, have gotten yourself out of debt, and …

Personal Finance

This Small Device Could Silence the Maddening Symptoms of Tinnitus

Millions of Americans suffer from a medical condition known as tinnitus, a disorder so tormenting that it makes Edgar Allen Poe’s talking, taunting …

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate and Lasting Boost

Scientists say it can give you a 14 percent gain in cognitive performance.<p>There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all know, our minds …

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Weight Loss

Cryptocurrencies explained, in plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>By now you've probably heard about the cryptocurrency craze.<p>Either a family member, friend, neighbor, doctor, Uber driver, sales associate, server, barista, or passer-by on the street, has probably …

Cryptocurrency

Why bones might hold the secret to weight loss

Scientists have found an entirely new mechanism by which our body measures and influences our weight. This "gravitostat" is thought to reside in our …

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

9 Spooktacularly Good Halloween Audiobooks for Families

Halloween brings many fun traditions for families to share in together: pumpkin carving, getting decked out in costumes, telling ghost stories. It’s …

10 Beach Towns You Can Actually Afford to Buy a House In (+ Listings We Love)

1 of 21<p>St. Marys, Georgia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Hot Listing<p>3 of 21<p>Astoria, Oregon<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 21<p>Hot Listing<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 21<p>Pensacola, …

Florida

Look Out for a Hidden Test at Your Next Job Interview

Job interviews, on the surface, seem like a simple exchange of questions and answers. Some employers include hidden tests, though, that can tank your …

Book Buzz: 'Joy of Cooking' is now an app

Now you can experience the <i>Joy of Cooking</i> digitally.<p>The classic cookbook is being released as an app for iPad for the first time, publisher Scribner says. The app will feature the cookbook in its entirety plus a wealth of app-only features including a search function, smart shopping lists and recipe …

Dark thoughts: why mental illness is on the rise in academia

Mental health problems are on the rise among UK academics amid the pressures of greater job insecurity, constant demand for results and an increasingly marketised higher education system.<p>University counselling staff and workplace health experts have seen a steady increase in numbers seeking help …

Why hydrogen-powered cars will drive Elon Musk crazy

Forget the Tesla Model S. Another car of the future is finally hitting the highway.<p>After decades of development—and no small amount of skepticism—major automakers are set to start selling hydrogen fuel-cell cars in small numbers in the US. In the coming months, a hydrogen-powered version of …

Energy

10 Cozy No-Knit Scarves

<b>Scrappy Happy Scarves</b> – These cute scarves with super fun fringe are a great stash-busting tutorial!<p><b>Sweater Sleeve Cowl</b> – So many sweater crafts …

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are F@*%ing Awesome!

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building …

Bionic body no longer science fiction as researchers develop…

<b>Bionic body no longer science fiction as researchers develop revolutionary new prosthetics, ways to restore sight</b><p>Last year, researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland announced plans to outfit a male patient with an artificial hand connected directly to the patient’s nervous system, enabling him to not only control the artificial hand, but to feel via touch signals embedded in the skin of the prosthetic.<p>Around the world, advancements in prosthetics are …

The Most (and Least) Reliable Hard Drive Brands

Backblaze uses 25,000 hard drives for its online backup service. This has provided some interesting information, such as how long hard drives are …

50 of the Best Online Courses and Resources for Learning Web Design

Interested in learning how to build web sites or improve your web design skills? There's a wealth of resources for you (including our own night …

Stop Sweat Stains from Ruining Your Shirts with a Little Baby Powder

You know what's better than knowing how to get rid of stubborn underarm stains? Keeping those horrid yellow stains away in the first place. Real …

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With three wheels, pneumatic motors, and driven by a joystick, this ladybug of a car is compelling for both its unusual form and its powe…

With three wheels, pneumatic motors, and driven by a joystick, this ladybug of a car is compelling for both its unusual form and its power source: compressed air. The AIRPod was developed as a sustainable, zero-emission solution for urban commuting, airport vehicles, messenger services, and more. Initially conceived of in 1991 and promised for production since 2000, the car is finally expected to be on sale for around 7,000 euros sometime in 2014. Via Core77:<p>One tank lasts over 125 miles (200 …

Antidepressants taken in pregnancy don't cause autism

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take a common type of antidepressant during pregnancy are not more likely to have a child with autism, according to a new study from Denmark.<p>A pregnant woman stands on a scale before receiving a prenatal exam at the Maternity Outreach Mobile in Phoenix, Arizona …

(Mostly) Sew-Free DIY Play Food

Everyone needs to stock up on food for the holidays. If you want to get your kids in on the act, you might want to DIY yourself some amazing play …

Crafting

Why I'm Glad My Daughter Goes to an All-Girls School

My daughter Delilah is six and since starting Kindergarten she has come home almost every day with another bruise, bump or scrape. This makes me quietly happy and tremendously proud. It's not that I want Delilah to get hurt. I am grateful that for six years she has lived a relatively pain-free, …

GoldieBlox Pulls Beastie Boys Song From 'Princess Machine' Viral Video

The much-buzzed copyright battle between GoldieBlox and The Beastie Boys could soon be over.<p>On Wednesday, GoldieBlox founder and CEO Debbie Sterling posted a letter addressed to the hip-hop group, announcing that her company had removed the parody of the the Beastie's song "Girls" from its …