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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

Why Scientists Are Starting to Care About Cultures That Talk to Whales

<i>This article is from Hakai Magazine, an online publication about science and society in coastal ecosystems. Read more stories like this at</i> …

Archaeology

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

Tesla

The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

Information Systems

The Best Ketogenic Bread Recipes on the Internet

Yeah, it’s pretty awesome you can eat all the meat and cheese you want on the keto diet, but we’re not going to pretend we don’t miss the heck out of …

Breakfast

47 of Your Favorite Writers on Their Favorite Poems

It’s April, which according to Wikipedia, is Financial Literacy Month. It is also Jazz Appreciation Month, Mathematics and Statistics Awareness …

Literature

Super-Easy and Delicious Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 76<p>Fat 7g<p>Carbs 3g<p>Protein 3g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 36 (1 piece each)<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>76<p>% Daily …

Dessert

Great Pacific Garbage Patch weighs more than 43,000 cars and is much larger than we thought

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch weighs 87,000 tons -- 16 times more than previous estimates -- and contains more than 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic, …

Pollution

30 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

Mini Cherry Galettes

Ingredients<p>half pkg (450 g) puff pastry thawed<br>• 2 cups halved pitted cherries (about 3 cups whole cherries)<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 3 tablespoons …

Baking

Ditch Your Jeans — These 11 Stylish Leggings Are All Less Than $22 on Amazon

If you're all about rocking leggings outside the gym, we get it. These versatile pants are so comfortable, they're hard to want to take off. Not only do they keep you warm during chilly months, but you can also wear them with just about anything. You don't have to spend a fortune on a new pair, …

Clothing

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan, you know that if you don't meal plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, any and all weight-loss goals go totally out the door. Healthy veganism is about focusing on whole foods with plenty of vegetables and plant-based …

Healthy Eating

Why You May Want to Avoid These 2 Types of Blood Pressure Meds

For people with high blood pressure, fluctuating readings are a warning sign that you might need to change medication.<p>New research presented today at …

6 Symptoms That Point to a Magnesium Deficiency (and How to Treat It)

Most of us aim to eat balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or at least two of the three (on a good day). But we haven't really gone over …

“Timelinely” Lets You Easily Create Annotated & Interactive Videos

Timelinely is a new free tool that easily lets you create an interactive experience for any YouTube video.<p>You just copy-and-paste the url of the …

What Ancient African Huts Reveal About Earth's Magnetic Flips

Minerals in clays from the Iron Age may help scientists better understand how and why the magnetic poles swap places.<p>For the last 170 years, a mysteriously weak patch of Earth’s magnetic field has grown in size, causing some geologists to think that the planet is gearing up to flip its magnetic …

Earth Science

Emperor Xi's China Is Done Biding Its Time

A Q&A with former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who is going to school on the Chinese president.<p>Mao Zedong once insisted that "the people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history." Then again, he's also the guy who said that poverty is good, a world war is …

China

Make these zesty lemon ricotta pancakes to brighten up your morning

There are a few keys to great pancakes: They’re soft on the inside, have a crispy ring around the edge, and are fluffy enough to stand up to healthy …

Thousands gather for Waka Odyssey and the opening of the New Zealand Festival

Roughly 3000 years of voyaging history were summed up in one night as about 20,000 people gathered at Wellington's waterfront at dusk to witness the …

Did human women contribute to Neanderthal genomes over 200,000 years ago?

A new Neanderthal mitochondrial genome supports a remarkable hypothesis – that there was interbreeding with an extremely early migration of African hominins<p>Keeping pace with new developments in the field of human evolution these days is a daunting prospect. It seems as though every few weeks …

Humanity

Stunning revival of the humble shipping container

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1937, a young trucker named Malcolm McLean was delivering a load of cotton to a harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. As he watched workers slowly transport the boxes by hand onto a ship, the story goes, he thought there had to be a better way to do it.<p>It turns out, there was: a big metal box …

Architecture

The fundamental weakness of debate about generic pedagogy

Debates about pedagogy are particularly heated at the moment, and one does not need to look hard to find a point of view. Should children be taught …

5 Drugstore Anti-Aging Moisturizers That Work Better Than Botox

If younger-looking skin that’s free of fine lines and wrinkles is your goal, then you’ve probably been researching a bunch of different products and …

Skin Care
Self-improvement

25 Valuable Quotes to Remember When You Feel Like You've Failed | Inc.com

• "There is no failure for the man who realizes his power, who never knows when he is beaten; there is no failure for the determined endeavor; the unconquerable will. There is no failure for the man who gets up every time he falls, who rebounds like a rubber ball, who persists when everyone else …

Motivation

5 Things Decorators Never Spend Money On (and 3 Things They Splurge On)

When it comes to decorating an entire home, the cost of furniture, rugs, dishes, and throw pillows can quickly add up. But if you try to save some …

Home Decorating

20-Minute Core and Cardio Workout

You've only got a few days left in this Challenge—and there's no stopping you now! Today's workout involves some quick and explosive movements—namely …

Workouts

People are stockpiling special pills to guard against radioactive fallout — but here's what you actually need in a nuclear survival kit

Hopefully it won't be the tweet that launched 1,000 ships — or nuclear weapons.<p>"North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the 'Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times,'" President Donald Trump tweeted on January 2. "Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him …

North Korea

Forget Photoshop, Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials