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13 Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids Who Already Have Everything

Looking for a gift that isn't a toy? Activities and experiences can be the perfect present. Here, clutter-free ideas that will create lasting memories.<p>What do you do when you're invited to a party for a kid who has everything? Or maybe it's your own child's birthday that's coming up—and you're …

Kids

The best biographies of all 44 presidents — including Donald Trump!

Happy President's Day! What better day to jump into the amazing world of presidential biographies. Our list of the best of the best for all 44 presidents -- culled entirely from reader suggestions is below. We initially compiled the list below in 2012. See a book released since then that merits …

Here's What The Trump Presidency Will Mean For Net Neutrality

Things are going to change a lot under the Trump presidency–not least because he will have the full force of the Senate and the House of Representatives behind him. While net neutrality was never a big talking point of Donald Trump’s campaign, it is likely to figure in to his first 100 days in …

Net Neutrality

Solar-Powered Pipe to Desalinate 1.5 Billion Gallons for California

[ By WebUrbanist in Conceptual & Futuristic & Technology. ]Designed to address the pervasive drought and long-term water problems of the West Coast, …

The artist creating neo-noir surrealist sexscapes

If a female clone of Edward Gorey had been raised in the ‘90s on a strict diet of David Lynch, Junji Ito, and J.G. Ballard and grew up to specialize in satirical fetish erotica, the result would still pale in comparison to the art of Apollonia Saintclair, the artist behind these …

Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.<p>Some libraries certainly touch the divine, having all the grandeur you would expect from a "cathedral of learning". But libraries no longer hold a monopoly when it comes to …

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

Come November: 5 Books to Understand the Modern World

It’s summer, which means beach books, blockbuster movies, and putting our brains in airplane mode for three months, right? Maybe so, but remember, fall will be here sooner than we’d like, and with it an election that promises to be historic regardless who is victorious at the ballot box. Now that …

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

Recipes

The Nine Types of Intelligence Every Person Has

When you think about it, intelligence is a fairly broad term. Most of us are completely sharp in some areas but dull in others. Psychologist Howard …

Artificial Intelligence

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Parenting

Watch Justin Trudeau Casually Explain Quantum Computing to a Room Full of Scientists

They were as impressed as we all are.<p>As if we needed more evidence that Justin Trudeau is some kind of cyborg Manchurian candidate sent to charm us all into complacency while he secretly plots to take over the world, now we know he's knowledgeable in quantum computing.<p>Trudeau has become a media …

Quantum Computing

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

You Can Now Turn Your Hikes Into 3D Sculptures, If You're Very Proud of Going on Hikes

Finally, something that can inform your houseguests: "I like walking"<p>Around the time that people started posting maps of their jogs onto Facebook, you probably had a thought something along the lines of: <i>at least there is no way that people could ever more obviously display their extreme pride about</i> …

Sculpture

Artist Takes 20 Different Drugs And Creates 20 Illustrations To Show Drug Effects

Graphic designer Brian Pollett, aka Pixel-Pusha, pusha-ed himself to the limit by doing a new drug every day for twenty days and making art. “The …

Psychedelia

How to Update Huawei P8 Lite Single SIM (ALE-L21) to Marshmallow 6.0 B605 Firmware.

Here is your pack of ringtones from Galaxy S7 (and Galaxy S7 Edge of course). The zip provided below packs in notification tones, alarm tones, UI …

24 Batshit Insane Facts About Australia

Our former prime minister drowned so we named a pool after him.<p>[Note: An earlier version of this post left out the word 'inhabited']

Australia

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't contain their excitement, you're bound to hear some profound scientific poetry.<p>One scientist from the Laser Interferometer …

Nothing Stands Between This Guy and Working Out — Not Even an Election

"Friends don't let friends skip leg day" is a pretty common joke in the fitness community, and this Iowa man must have some pretty great friends. Caught on Twitter by journalist Jon Ward fitting in a workout while Ted Cruz gave a speech on Iowa caucus day, the apparently oblivious fitness buff has …

Republicans

Hardcore Physicist Risks Life To Prove Laws Of Physics

These are several videos starring physicist Andreas Wahl proving various scientific laws by falling 40 feet attached via rope to a kettle bell, …

We're the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why

Despite much chin-stroking.<p>“Little pig, little pig, let me come in,” says the big, bad wolf. “No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin,” say the three little pigs. This scene is deeply unrealistic and not just because of the pigs' architectural competence, the wolf's implausible lung …

University of Iowa

Artist Jen Bartel wants to burn your retinas with her neon world

“If I don’t burn someone’s retinas,” artist Jen Bartel says of her work, “I’m not doing it right.”<p>Bartel has a distinct look full of bright lights and vibrant colors, a style she describes as “Cosmic Rainbow Witch / Evil Lisa Frank.” It’s a look inspired by the ‘90s, pulling from everything from …

14 MVP Recipes for Your Super Bowl Bash

Some go to Super Bowl parties for the game, others for the commercials -- but <i>everyone</i> looks forward to the food. From Tailgate Sliders and "Crack" Nuts to White Chicken Chili and Guacamole, these crowd-pleasing recipes will make you the MVP of the party.<p><b>1. Ham & Cheese Tailgate Sliders</b><p>These …

How Iowa Hijacked Our Democracy

The first symbolic hurdle of the presidential campaign is anti-democratic, meaningless, even harmful.<p>The armies of the media are gathering in the American heartland. With each new poll come shrieks of joy, or panic. When Monday night finally arrives, this first test of the candidates will be …

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

For all you health-conscious eaters who have your eggs and coffee with a side order of guilt, get ready to celebrate the latest government advice: It's OK to eat foods rich in cholesterol, drink as many as five cups of joe daily and enjoy a range of long-disparaged fats.<p>That pronouncement is part …

Nutrition

Bill Gates says reading 50 books a year gives him a huge advantage

Why would the world's richest man — worth an estimated $78 billion— spend so much time leafing through pages?<p>Most of what he reads is nonfiction that explains something about how the world works.<p>His favorites from 2015 dug into how buildings are built, how children succeed, and how diseases are …

Scientists Unveil the World's First Cyborg Plant

The concept of “green energy” got a whole lot more literal this week, when scientists announced they’d successfully turned living roses into …

Engineering

LED Hand Lights Are The Latest Trend Among Biohackers

The latest phase in our quest to "enhance" the human body should be the subdermal installation of electric wiring, allowing a different kind of …