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Turn Empty Beer Cans Into Sun-Tracking Cameras

Best use of a six-pack in a while<p>In a world of digital cameras and instant gratification, photographer Justin Quinnell embraces pinhole photography, a technique hundreds of years old. He uses beer cans and photographic paper to record the gradual shift in the sun’s path over the course of several …

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'Make do and mend': Posters from WWI can inspire today

One hundred years ago, the first battles of World War I were being fought in Belgium. When the war started, everyone thought it would be over by …

Roman Mars 99 Percent Invisible: R.E.M..’s Out of Time is the most politically significant album in U.S. history.

<i>Roman Mars’ podcast</i>99% Invisible <i>covers design questions large and small, from his fascination with rebar to the history of slot machines to the great</i> …

How To Brew Iced Coffee In A Mason Jar, Just Like A Hipster

Now that we're weeks into serious warm weather season, there's been a fair amount of iced coffee talk. This is a good kind of talk -- because anything involving iced coffee is lovely. There've been instructions on how to make it like your favorite coffee shops do, <i>professionally</i>. There's been the …

Three problems computers can never solve

Food Used to Fatten Animals Could Feed 3 Billion: Study

If all the food used to fatten up cows, chickens and pigs went straight to people instead, it would feed several billion more people than the food does today, according to a new study. "We've taken 10,000 years to get to the point of growing as much food as we are doing now," said Paul West, a food …

Cholesterol activates signaling pathway that promotes cancer

Cells employ thousands of signaling pathways to conduct their functions. Canonical Wnt signaling is a pathway that promotes cell growth and division …

To change attitudes, don't argue — agree, extremely

What if the best way to change minds isn't to tell people why they're wrong, but to tell them why they're right? Scientists tried this recently and discovered that agreeing with people can be a surprisingly powerful way to shake up strongly held beliefs.<p>Researchers found that showing people extreme …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

The Amazingly Easy Way to Pit Cherries that Will Save You Hours

Hint: You'll want to raid your desk drawers before leaving work!<p>If you can't bypass cherries at the farmer's market without buying a pound or two, we don't blame you—nothing says <i>summer</i> like the perfect cherry pie or jam. But how can you make such a killer desert (or just enjoy cherries raw, for …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

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3 Healthier Mac and Cheese Recipes

This usually indulgent dish gets a better-for-you makeover<p>Whether it comes from a stovetop or a microwave container, mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food. So we weren't exactly surprised to see this latest ode to mac and cheese: the new cookbook <i>Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese</i> by …

The world's most beautiful wastewater treatment plant

Let this wastewater treatment plant show you how to live.<p>This may sound crazy, but it is exactly why the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in …

The Cheap Vegan Pantry: What You Need...

<b>The Cheap Vegan Pantry</b>: <i>What You Need and What Must Go</i><p>So you decided to start eating healthy and maybe even vegan but you’re worried about staying on …

The Ultimate Guide to Healthier Baking [Infographic]

Text by Kate Morin<p>Graphic by Tantika Tivorat<p><i>What's your favorite healthy baking substitution? Share with us in the comments below, and don't forget</i> …

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

INSIDE OF STRAWBERRIES. Inspired by Baker's Royale.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>24-30 large strawberries<p><b>Jell-O</b><p>1 box Strawberry Jell-O<p>1 cup tequila<p>3/4 cup cointreau<p><b>To finish</b><p>Sugar<p>1-2 limes<p><b>Special equipment</b><p>A melon baller or small measuring spoon with relatively sharp edges<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>1. Balancing the …

Spiced corn and prawn cakes with avocado cream recipe

These sweetcorn and prawn cakes, made with a touch of chilli, are delicious with a simple home-made avocado cream.<p>If you want an easier life, serve these with a bought hot sauce (you can go Caribbean or Thai) instead of the avocado cream (or serve a Mexican hot sauce, the avocado cream and a dollop …

Makeout Session 101: Be a Better Kisser

How to make every kiss feel like your first kiss<p>Sure, you've rounded the sexual bases in your relationship many, many times, but that doesn't mean you should skip over first. The problem is, as many couples become more serious, their makeout sessions start dwindling until suddenly they're not …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

Yoga For Anxiety: 10 Poses To Reduce Stress And Support Mental Health (PHOTOS)

Roughly 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety (that's around 18 percent of Americans age 18 and over), making it the most common mental illness in the country. But even those who haven't been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder aren't immune to experiencing stress, tension and anxiety in their …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

The Best And Worst Sleep Positions (VIDEO)

You're smart about your sleep hygiene: You know to keep your bedroom cool, dark and quiet, to power down your electronic devices and to head to bed around the same time every night. But could your sleeping position undo all your good work?<p>During a recent appearance on "The Doctors", Dr. Michael J. …