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How to Be Photogenic: 25 Tricks That Make You Instantly More Gorgeous in Pictures

In today’s social media-obsessed world, it’s safe to say that knowing how to be photogenic is of utmost importance. What’s the point of having an …

Map of pound vs the rest: the biggest gains and how you can profit from the swings

The strong pound means investors could profit from buying shares abroad. Our graph illustrates where the pound has strengthened to identify the investment bargains<p>The pound in your pocket stretches further than three years ago in almost every other major country in the world. For example, each £1 …

Investing

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

14 Life Lessons That Go Against Conventional Wisdom

In a recent Quora thread, users responded to the question: What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?<p>We trawled through the list looking for the best and most surprising advice. Many of these insights have been confirmed by social science.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1.</b> …

Success

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> …

Homemade Peanut Butter

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Once you make peanut butter at home, it will be very difficult to get excited about storebought peanut butter ever …

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Shredded Paper Seed Starters – MADE EVERYDAY

That title’s a mouthful, sorry. <br>Have you planted spring flowers?<br>Here in Texas, when April rolls around the wildflowers pop up everywhere–along the …

Tristram Stuart: The global food waste scandal

V-Tex Rapid Cooling Technology

Enviro-Cool is working on a user-friendly <i>“reverse microwave.”</i> The V-Tex chiller can cool down a canned drink from room temperature to 5ºC in just …

Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want to build the next Apple, Google or Facebook -- companies worth billions and billions of dollars. But you might want to think smaller, at least initially.<p>Rather than ponder the question, "How can I launch the next …

Startups

Trading Faster Than The Speed Of Reality

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Michael Wellman is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering.</i><p>At 1:07 p.m. on April 23, a hijacked AP Twitter account falsely reported an attack on the White House. Seconds later, major US stock indexes started to fall. They …