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15 Ways to DIY Creative Corner Shelves

Lots of homes have that one strange corner. The corner that’s too small for a chair or dresser but awkward if left empty. If you had a corner of your …

Dining Rooms

How to Photograph Lightning: Helpful Tips for Nailing the Shot

Lightning is an amazing subject to try and photograph. Dazzling. Unpredictable. Fulfilling. I’ve been documenting the long arm of Zeus for more than …

The 15 most popular Super Bowl snack recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it's a good time to start thinking about easy, crowd-pleasing snacks to make.<p>We asked Pinterest to help us find some of the most popular recipes out there.<p>From baked zucchini chips to Triscuit pizza, below are the site's 15 most pinned snacks.

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Spas

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

5 Website Design Elements Diminishing Your Brand Credibility

A positive user-experience with your brand online is a critical component to your company's credibility. In a study from Econsultancy, almost 50% of users expressed an overall less positive perception of a company after one bad onsite experience. Generally speaking, customers that grow frustrated …

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

Self-improvement

Top 10 Emotional Hip Hop Songs

Music has always been a major way to express and convey emotions. From all forms of music, Hip Hop is perhaps the most suited for emotional …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Love by design: when science meets sex, lust, attraction and attachment

<i>CHANGING FAMILIES: In this ten-part series, we examine some major changes in family and relationships, and how that might in turn reshape law, policy</i> …

How to permanently delete your Facebook account

Facebook can be a very useful tool for staying in touch with friends and family, but for many, the actual experience has come down to constant advertisements, unending game requests, and numerous quizzes about which Game of Thrones character you are. If you aren’t finding Facebook to be …

Apps

7 Lettuces You Need to Know Beyond Romaine

How many lettuce varieties can you name?<p>We love a classic Caesar salad with its crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy croutons and slivers of …

These Mini Tree Houses Will Ignite Your Inner Child

They're like intricate little plant accessories.<p>There's something about mini things that make our hearts burst with happiness. We've never laid eyes on a Barbie's Dreamhouse furnishing that doesn't make us feel like a little kid (they're just so darn cute!) and these tiny tree houses for plants, …

How to Get Rid of Waterbugs

Whether you call them waterbugs, palmetto bugs, or cockroaches, you want them far, far away from your home. Get them out, and keep them that way, …

Let Me Tell You Two Things About A Scottish Asian Household

How cooking my mother's food helped me navigate the space between two cultures.<p>The two things you need to know about Scottish Asian households are that you will rarely leave one feeling hungry and you won't leave feeling unloved. The South Asian part of us will feed you delicious, home-cooked meals …

Time I

Fluffy Cake Doughnuts Recipe

"This recipe is very quick and easy to make. I have a donut pan, which is like a muffin pan, but has donut shaped holes rather than muffin shaped …

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

The Most Unsung Fruit Is Sitting in Plain Sight

Banana ice cream and two-ingredient pancakes that'll take the most ignored fruit in your kitchen from sidepiece to main squeeze.<p>Peel, eat, and repeat. Eating bananas isn't all that glamorous. Sweet and self-contained, they're the quickest and easiest grab-and-go meal we know—a failsafe but never a …

Breakfast

The future of financial services & technology explained

We've entered the most profound era of change for financial services companies since the 1970s brought us index mutual funds, discount brokers and ATMs.<p>No firm is immune from the coming disruption and every company must have a strategy to harness the powerful advantages of the new fintech …

Profit

Scientists Say Coffee Is So Magical, It Could Even ​Prevent​ Liver Damage

Great news: The benefits of coffee are so plentiful that a new study has linked drinking two extra cups per day to a 44 percent drop in the risk of …

Research

Your Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Dried Beans

If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when you think about beans, this primer will change your tune. Whether tumbled with citrus, roasted with sausage, or stewed with all that is bright and green, these are winter’s stealth powerhouses.<p>If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when …

Cooking

National Geographic Undertakes Science Expedition to the Gulf of California – National Geographic Blog

Changing Planet<p><b>San José del Cabo, Mexico —</b> Sea lions, whales (blue and humpback), bull sharks, whale sharks, dolphins and sea snakes were among the abundance of marine life observed by the National Geographic Committee for Research and Exploration (CRE) on its 2016 field inspection, which ended …

Nature

Memories of a Maiko—Revisiting a National Geographic Cover Girl

<i>All images in this story appeared in the July 1987 issue of</i> National Geographic <i>magazine, except the current photo of Miho Sakai.</i><p>Twenty-nine years ago photographer Chris Johns set off for his first international assignment. It wasn’t a glamorous one—the topic was soybeans—but he was determined to …

University of Illinois

13 Recipes for Chow Mein Noodles

Skip the takeout menu entirely and make your own delicious chow mein noodles instead. From standard shrimp chow mein to creative cold noodle dishes, …

Food & Dining

2016 January 16 - The View Toward M106

<b>The View Toward M106</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Fabian Neyer<p><b>Explanation:</b> A big, bright, beautiful spiral, Messier 106 is at the center of this galaxy …

Cosmology

31 Gorgeous Furniture Upgrades For Your Grown Up Apartment

Fancy up your apartment for cheap.

10 Ways to Steer Clear of Partners Who Are Wrong For You

Many people who are in unhealthy relationships ask themselves "Why do I attract partners who are all wrong for me." Or, "How can I be sure to recognize destructive patterns in relationships and take steps to change them?"<p>Claire, a client who sought help with making better choices in romantic …

ASMR and 'head orgasms': what's the science behind it?

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR, is a curious phenomenon. Those who experience it often characterise it as a tingling sensation in the back of the head or neck, or another part of the body, in response to some sort of sensory stimulus. That stimulus could be anything, but over the …

Psychology

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …