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You Should Make One Of These Seven Brunch Recipes This Weekend

Brunch it up!

Breakfast

Autism to Astrophysics: Jacob Barnett.

A boy labelled as severely autistic, and never to learn how to tie his own shoe laces, was placed into a special needs school after his diagnoses …

Do your genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

Tour One of World's Largest Caves on Back of a Drone

Photographer spent eight days in cave to make a viral video.<p>The biggest cavern in Vietnam's Son Doong Cave is so vast that it could accommodate a Boeing 747. “You feel absolutely miniscule,” says Ryan Deboodt, a professional photographer whose video of the cave went viral this week. Deboodt spent …

6 Stand-Out National Wildlife Refuges

America’s national parks get plenty of laudatory ink, but what about its wildlife refuges?<p>As the name suggests, these wild sanctuaries were created to safeguard the habitats native animals need to survive and thrive in an ever developing world. Together, they protect 150 million acres of land and …

Nature

Calif. AG may have no choice but to allow ‘shoot the gays’ proposal to go forward

SAN FRANCISCO — A Southern California attorney’s proposal to put a “shoot the gays” initiative on the ballot is unlikely to ever become law — for one …

Camping Bike? Honda Debuts Bulldog Concept - Motorcycle USA

Honda has had a habit of pushing the design envelope recently (think NM4 and CTX700). Apparently, the manufacturer’s engineers are at it again, this …

The Case For Being A Generous Leader

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?<p>In my first job out of high school, when I was barely 18 years old, I had one of the best bosses out there. Lewie had no reason to give me special attention. He had no reason to be interested in my success. Yet over and over again, he mentored me, believed …

Leadership

Unkind Architecture: Designing Against the Homeless

A subset of architecture is actively antagonist to the comfort of the homeless.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>I encourage everyone to go read this very smart and very sad …

I’m sorry, but women on TV apologize too much

“The Mindy Project” can learn a lot from “The Good Wife” — and even “Girls”<p>A few days ago on the subway, I tripped over the foot of a dude casually draped across his seat. And those two horrible words sailed out of my mouth faster than my palms hit the floor. <i>I’m sorry</i>. Rather than directing my …

TV

The Selfless Hero Who Braved Radiation and Stayed Behind to Feed Fukushima's Abandoned Animals

Last Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of March 11, 2011, a day that changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Japanese people as their island nation was struck by a massively destructive earthquake and tsunami, followed by the dangerous meltdown of nuclear reactors at the Fukushima …

Fukushima

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Posters
Alternative Medicine

Balancing Act: The Selfless Girl's Guide To Self-Care

Set boundaries and examples.<p>Setting boundaries with loved ones doesn’t have to be awkward, and it certainly doesn’t have to be brutal! Take one week …

40 Awesome Things to Do When You're 40

Make the big 4-0 a truly wonderful year with this thoughtful, attainable, and fun list. Keep reading for 40 things to do when you're 40.

Empower Point: Redefining The Soulmate

He holds your hand and it's like time has stopped. Your thoughts are one and the same, your actions in tandem, everything's just brighter when she's …

Relationships

14 Photos of Couples Married More Than 50 Years Show What True Love Really Looks Like

"To this day they hold hands like lovestruck teenagers."<p>When photographer Tracey Buyce's parents passed away, she was inspired by the extraordinary love they'd shared for 46 years of their lives.<p>Looking to photograph more couples who'd been married for 50-some years, Buyce started taking …

Top 10 Holiday Gift ideas For campers and outdoor enthusiasts - Camping Gear, Gift Ideas

Today we bring you the coolest gear to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. Whether hiking through rugged mountains or camping on a lake – …