Lauren Reed

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How to eat from dumpsters

“Tonight I am taking you out for dinner. We’re going to have a little sample of all my favourite places, and do you know how much it’s going to cost …

Sustainability

25 fantastic free Android games

Fun doesn’t have to require funding. Got an Android phone or tablet? Then these are the greatest games… gratis!<p>There are hundreds of fantastic games …

Imaginative Photographs That Mix Ordinary Objects and Simple Sketches

If you want a daily dose of creativity and humor, start following the Instagram account (@cintascotch) of art director Javier Pérez. The …

In Honor Of Halloween, Play The Most Disturbing Computer Game Ever Made

I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream.<p>Harlan Ellison's <i>I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream</i> is the most frightening science fiction short story ever written, 6,000 chilling words about a psychotic supercomputer and the five humans it exists to torment. Written in 1967, decades before computers were …

300 Things We Didn't Know About Gerard Butler

We sent one of our most open-minded reporters, a man largely unsullied by any familiarity with our Hollywood-obsessed world, to interview this guy. We gave him a first name and an address, nothing more. We were pretty certain Cal had never heard of him. This is what happened.<p><b>I send</b> a quick text to …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

Or wrote. Maybe. (He said a lot of witty things).<p>Happy birthday, you quote machine, you!<p>All photos by Napoleon Sarony, via Oscar Wilde In America.

Why You Can’t Sell Me a Car

A millennial’s message to automakers<p>[<i>UPDATE</i>: The author has responded to a number of reader questions in a new post, titled "Why You Still Can't Sell Me A Car."]<p>When I was a kid, my father's Kettering, Ohio, auto shop was often my daycare center. Grease-stained mechanics wielding hefty tools the …

13 Spectacular Complaint Letters

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How to Parallel Park | The Art of Manliness

Picture this scenario.<p>It’s Friday night and Mr. Suburbia is driving downtown to the big city with Judy on a first date to catch a 7PM off-Broadway …

11 Isolated Vocals That Will Give You Goosebumps

Strip away the musical accompaniment and you realise just how powerful these performances are.

You've Never Seen Pi Like This

Nerdfeast!<p>Science artist Martin Krzywinski has turned the infinite randomness pi—and other mathematical constants—into a thing of visual beauty. Krzywinski, building on images created by Cristian Ilies Vasile, has compiled a series of eye-catching circular diagrams based on relationships between …

It Is Possible! How to Fit Everything You Need into One Carry-On

By Wendy Perrin, Condé Nast Traveler<p>If the fashion police in Condé Nast Traveler's Style Department were to peek inside my luggage, they would have me arrested. They'd find few if any designer labels or logos-only inconspicuous clothing that helps me blend in at my destination; if drab is what the …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Hiking

21 Things Every Gummy Bear Lover Should Know

Hold on to your butts, because things are about to get bear-y interesting!

20 Inspiring Films To Watch Before You Turn 30

These all have important life lessons. Like, definitely trust that random hot guy who looks like Ethan Hawke.

Underwater River Is A Scuba Diver's Dream -- Cenote Angelita, Mexico

Next time you're in Mexico, skip the tequila and visit Cenote Angelita (Little Angel) on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Scuba dive along one of the most amazing natural formations, an underwater river!<p>The natural formation occurs when hydrogen sulfate mixes with saltwater causing it to be much heavier …

When It Comes To Your Data, It’s Time To Enforce Your Own “Terms And Conditions”

The director of a new documentary wonders why so many of us willingly click “OK” and relinquish our information–and our rights. Terms and Conditions May Apply is a call to take back your data.<p>As the director of <i>Terms and Conditions May Apply</i>, a recently released documentary about privacy and the …

How to Navigate by the Stars

Explorers have used the stars as a compass for millennia, and if you’re out having adventures at night, you should add the skill to your arsenal. (If …

How to Remove Wine Labels for Collecting

Collecting wine labels has become an increasingly popular hobby, especially amongst those who appreciate a good drop. This article provides some …

"40 Days Of Dating" Is Your New Blog Obsession

Friends Jessica and Timothy decided to date for 40 days and write about the experience. The result is 40 Days of Dating, an absurdly captivating blog.<p>It's easy to fall in love with 40 Days of Dating: a lot easier, as it turns out, than Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman are finding it to fall in …

11 DIY Outdoor Mood Lighting Projects

This season feels made for hosting outdoor dinner parties and relaxing under the trees of your own backyard, especially once the sun goes down. And …

Landscaping

Move Over Hammocks: How to Make an Outdoor Bed Swing

I feel like this weekend calls for a few lazy days to sit around, read a book, take a nap, and just relax. And if any of those things are on your …

Homemade Body Wash That Is Moisturizing and Natural

<b>I always crack up at those chewing gum commercials that ask</b>, “Feeling dirty?” And their answer to cleaning up is to pop a piece of gum in your mouth. …

How to Build Your Own Canoe

A canoe trip can be a fascinating way to get back in touch with nature. If you want to really tap back into your natural roots, what better way than …

Native Americans

Why Garrett Clayton Is Not Like Zac Efron

Because Zac Efron is a perfect individual and no one is like him.

Rider Strong's 18 Best Responses To Tweets About Himself

If you're not following the man who played Boy Meets World's Shawn Hunter on Twitter, you are SERIOUSLY missing out.

Theory: All Pixar Movies Exist in the Same Universe – /Film

For all the hate, garbage and stupidity the Internet brings us on a daily basis, every once in a while it provides a global platform for something …

Facts About Cable News That May Make You Question Reality

Well, these facts about cable news might not actually make you question reality, but they'll sure give you something to talk about at your next family get-together with that weird uncle who only watches cable news.