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The U.S. Is About to Get Real Cold Again. Blame It on Global Warming

Because the world is getting warmer, it’s getting colder, too.<p>Crazy as that sounds, there’s an explanation in the northernmost corner of the the …

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

A Nashville Restaurant That Tastes as Good as It Looks

Henrietta Red, a restaurant in the Germantown neighborhood of Nashville that opened last February, has many of the telltale trappings of Instagram clickbait. While there’s no millennial pink, the black sandwich board and expanse of marble at the bar, coupled with the wishbone chairs and tile-framed …

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Nasa funds helicopter mission to hunt for alien life on Titan

Nasa is to fund a helicopter mission to hunt for alien life on Saturn’s largest moon - the ocean world of Titan.<p>The US space agency announced this week that the project, dubbed Dragonfly, has been selected as a finalist for a new expedition which will launch in the 2020s.<p>Titan is one of the best …

20 Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes to Make This Fall

As bummed as I am about the fact that summer is basically over, I'm so pumped about all the warm autumn meals headed my way. I felt like a kid at …

10 restaurants that are literally underground

The Caves Hotel, Jamaica<p>"Imagine being tucked into a cave strewn with pink bougainvillea petals and illuminated by dozens of flickering candles with …

The One Ingredient You Need to Cook Juicy, Flavorful Chicken Breasts Every Time

When you’re done with a jar of pickles, chances are you’re not saving that leftover juice for your future.<p>But let us tell you…that’s a big mistake. …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Quantum Theory Rebuilt From Simple Physical Principles

Physicists are trying to rewrite the axioms of quantum theory from scratch in an effort to understand what it all means. The problem? They’ve been …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s one-pot wonders – recipes

The combination of meat and grain is an ancient tradition. Such one-pot wonders have been simmering away for centuries, not least for reasons of necessity and efficiency: necessity in that the addition of a starch is a way to make meat stretch further; efficiency in that, by cooking everything in a …

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16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

The real cost of a trip to Mars could be brain damage

Scientists say the voyage to Mars could turn you into a basket case. And that's before arriving on a planet with dozens of ways to kill you.<p>Last month, SpaceX founder Elon Musk detailed his ambitious plan to build a city on Mars during this century, drawing praise, mockery and everything in between.<p>…

Space Travel

How Humans Will Get to Deep Space

By Evan Ackerman in IEEE Spectrum<p>By Benjamin Mullin at Poynter<p>By Emily Matchar in Smithsonian<p>By Ellen Huet in Bloomberg Technology<p>By Emily Underwood …

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Legions of nanorobots target cancerous tumours with precision

Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer …

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Want to Double Your Employee Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Engaged employees can increase your revenues and profits over 200 percent. Here are the three things businesses can do to drive devotion.<p>Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel safe. "I …

Charismatic People Do These 7 Things, According to Science

Recent scientific studies reveal the 'secret sauce' that helps great leaders influence and inspire us all.<p>Charisma is the ability to influence and inspire others merely by your presence. According to a recent article in <i>The Atlantic</i>, several new scientific studies reveal that charismatic people …

'Star Trek' Science: How The Warp Drive Works [Infographic]

If you want to experience the thrill of travelling faster than the speed of light, all you need to do is hitch a ride on the Starship Enterprise and engage the ‘warp drive’. You’ll be able to enjoy a cup of hot Earl Grey while visiting countless worlds through interstellar travel, all thanks to the …

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Filet Mignon Recipes

Delicious and savory filet mignon is the most expensive of steak cuts. This extremely tender steak comes from the small end of the tenderloin and be …

Nitza Villapol: The Woman Who Taught Cubans To Cook With Just About Anything

They call her Cuba's Julia Child.<p>You may not have heard of Nitza Villapol, but for millions of Cubans both on the island and abroad, her recipes offer an abiding taste of home.In many Cuban-American homes, dog-eared, decades-old copies of her cookbooks are considered family treasures.<p>Villapol rose …

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Here’s everything people get wrong about exercise and eating

So you ate more Ben and Jerry’s than you should have. But, hey, you’re going running later, so you should be fine — right?<p>There is no shortage of …

Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

This Man Has Been Living On Cruise Ships for Twenty Years

Mario Salcedo took his first cruise almost twenty years ago—and never stopped.<p>There’s a home-made sign on deck 11 of Royal Caribbean’s <i>Navigator of the Seas</i> that reads ‘Super Mario’s Office’. Every morning, a dapper, tanned passenger perches there, quietly tapping away at his keyboard. An office …

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How to Build and Plant a Succulent Garden

<b>Succulent Gardens</b> are becoming more popular every day and for good reason! They are some of the easiest plants you can grow, indoors or out. …

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Annuals and Perennials - GARDENING AUSTRALIA

These plants are best grown in a temperate or cool-temperate climate in a position in full sun. The soil need not be highly fertile but must be …

Tips for a Raised-Bed Vegetable Garden

Raised-bed gardening is a great way to grow vegetables -- especially if the garden soil is poor or compacted or has poor drainage. And there's no …

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

Let This Solo Vagabond Remind You That ‘We Are Built To Explore’

This isn’t the normal “dude in a van” story. It’s about more than that. It’s about a guy who reclaimed his life. It’s about a guy who quit his job and set himself free.<p>A few years ago, Matt McDonald hopped into his van and drove across the western U.S., Alaska, and Canada. He didn’t go with a …