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8 Reasons Eating Sweet Potatoes Is the Best Thing You Could Do For Your Health

Ever wondered why ancient South and Central American civilizations had a soft spot for sweet potatoes? Sure, the delicious taste of the root vegetable is almost irresistible, but we have a feeling those early inhabitants of what's now Latin America knew a thing or two about its many benefits.<p>Did …

The Genius Deck

The Legendary Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

To give each other our full love and open hearts is perhaps the most powerful thing we can do for one another – yet we rarely give each other this …

Meditation

Instamic Is Like A GoPro For Audio Recording

Some years ago, GoPro made a huge splash by creating a small “place anywhere” camera that is both inexpensive and durable. If you’re serious about …

GoPro

Huge underground trampoline park in a cavern

Bounce Below is a massive underground trampoline facility inside the Llechwedd Slate Caverns in Wales, UK. There is also a slide. And a …

Stop Telling People To 'Cheer Up'

Psychologists have known for some time that uplifting encouragement is not always well-received by people with low self esteem. Now, in a paper …

Psychology

Eerie Photos of North Brother Island, the Last Unknown Place in New York City | Colossal

<p>How does an island in New York City’s East River go from being notoriously feared, almost 100 years ago, to being completely forgotten about today? …

Our first glimpse of ocean life at the bottom of an unexplored trench

Using a robotic lander, scientists have captured the first-ever footage of marine life at the bottom of the previously unexplored New Hebrides trench …

Eels

Outside the Lines: An Artists' Coloring Book for Giant Imaginations

A coloring book for kids and grownups alike, Outside the Lines features a collection of contemporary art and illustrations by over a 100 creative …

Coloring Book

Six Great New Art Books | Colossal

<p>Over the last few months numerous artists who have appeared on Colossal have created or been included in some pretty fantastic books that I thought …

Gorgeous Animal Illustrations by Amy Hamilton

Animals are great subjects for art, and it's great to see an artist managing to do such great pieces like these, by Amy Hamilton. She's a very …

This Damascus steel pocket knife is almost too cool to use

A modern pocket knife made with an ancient technique.<p>Damascus Steel is made by folding sheets of steel on top of one another, resulting in a beautiful pattern sometimes reminiscent of bubbling or flowing water. The process was first used in 300 B.C. and quickly became popular throughout much of …

Pretty Lights - Full Album Preview - A Color Map of the Sun

The Abandoned Island in the Middle of New York

Situated between the Bronx and Riker’s Island is a small parcel of land in the East River known as North Brother Island. The island is small, …

Spyderco Bug Micro Pocket Knife Set

Tiny but powerful<p>Flat-ground, high-carbon stainless steel<br>• Sizes from 2.9" - 5.07" (tiny!!)<br>• Lanyard holes for clipping to your keys or bag<p>As Yoda once …

Stainless Steel

Windcatcher Inflatable Air Pad | HiConsumption

Although the pumps that come with your inflatable tents and mattresses are great, they require power and take up valuable space when you’re on the …

Disney Animation Is Ready to Charm You Again, This Time with Marvel, Not Pixar

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Disney animation—the part that doesn't involve Pixar—isn't exactly what it used to be, but it might …

An Iceage side project sings of the apocalypse

<i>In Hear This,</i> A.V. Club <i>writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth …