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An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer’s?

In 2011, Ben Trumble emerged from the Bolivian jungle with a backpack containing hundreds of vials of saliva. He had spent six weeks following indigenous men as they tramped through the wilderness, shooting arrows at wild pigs. The men belonged to the Tsimane people, who live as our ancestors did …

Dementia

A Californian for president in 2020? It could happen

Kamala Harris hadn’t even arrived in Washington to take up her job as California's spanking-new U.S. senator when the chatter began: Kamala for president!<p>Never mind her disavowals — “Seriously?” — or the fact that the first balloting of the 2020 race is, at a minimum, 1,000-plus days away. The …

Government

DIY Hand Warmers: Give the Gift of Toasty Fingers

<i>It’s Handmade Holidays week on I Heart HGTV! All week long, we’re sharing our favorite DIY gift ideas for groups, from BFFs to coworkers to extended</i> …

Crafting

Make Yourself a Star Filter and Lens Hood with This Fun and Easy DIY Project (VIDEO)

Star filters provide a unique look to your nighttime images by turning specular highlights and pointed light sources into stars. They’re particularly …

Federal prosecutor says Christie knew about lane closings

NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie was told of the George Washington Bridge lane closures as they were occurring in 2013, a federal prosecutor told jurors on Monday in U.S. District Court.<p>David Wildstein, who has already pleaded guilty to playing a role in the incident, and Bill Baroni, who is now …

Government

10 Inexpensive Outdoor DIYs That Don't Look Cheap

It’s spring and it’s time to go outside to do a DIY project that will improve the look of your backyard or garden. If you don’t consider yourself a …

FAA now requires all drones (even that one you got for Christmas) to be registered

If you received a drone for Christmas this year, there’s one important step in the setup process you don’t want to forget: registering it with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).<p>The FAA officially launched its drone registry last week. Anyone who owns and plans on flying a drone that weighs …

Bedroom Bathroom Partition in Colored Plastic Panels - DIY idea

Interior Design

10 Insanely In-Shape Male Trainers from America's Fittest Cities

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How to Grow Your Own Ginger and Garlic

Food and gardening just naturally go hand-in-hand. We need healthy, hopefully delicious food to eat since all of us Green Monsters are out there …

Scientists Develop Salt-Tolerant Wheat That Could Mitigate Global Food Crisis

Researchers in Australia have developed a form of salt-tolerant wheat that could help address the global food crisis by allowing farmers to grow …

One Man’s Genius Idea To Grow Tomatoes

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Family Farmers Hold Keys to Agriculture in a Warming World

Half a billion small-scale farmers are helping pioneer sustainable techniques.<p><b>This story is part of National Geographic's special eight-month Future of Food series. To learn more about it, join our Food: A Forum live-streaming event on May 2 at 2 p.m. EST.</b><p><b>The challenge is huge but the solution may</b> …

Inside a Global-Inspired 1920s Hacienda in Santa Monica

Filled with decor from around the world.<p>Designer David Dalton used Mexican tiles, Moroccan accents, and antiques from around the world to amplify the Mediterranean soul of this 1920s hacienda.

Magnolia Bakery's Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe

They might be best known for their cupcakes, but Magnolia Bakery's other desserts are just as delicious. Here, Bobbie Lloyd, president and chief baking officer, reveals the recipe for this sweet treat featured at the 2011 Kitchen of the Year.<p><b>YIELDS One 9-inch Pie</b><p><b>Ingredients for the Crust</b><p>1 1/3 cups …

Bend, Not Break: 9 Powerful Traits of Resilient People

<b>The noun resilience stems from the Latin resiliens "to rebound, recoil."</b> As a character trait, resilience is a person's mental ability to recover quickly from misfortune, illness or depression.<p>For most, life eventually throws us a major curve ball. Like millions, I have had my share of adversity. …

Motivation

Should Farmers Give John Deere And Monsanto Their Data?

Starting this year, farmers across the Midwest can sign up for a service that lets big agribusiness collect data from their farms, minute by minute, as they plant and harvest their crops.<p>Monsanto and John Deere are offering competing versions of this service. Both are promising to mine that data …

Sense of Taste: Coconut Mousse Cake (Recipe)

Last week, I blogged about being naughty and not conforming to a post-New Year's diet. Eating more healthfully year-round has always been my approach, so an occasional slice of cake won't lead me into a downward spiral of gluttony.<p>I've been thinking about how the texture of food can change your …