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LG's latest PC monitors bring intense HDR and ultra-wide 5K

LG was one of the first out of the gate with high-end consumer HDR monitors, and now it's ready to spread its wings a bit. It's unveiling three new displays, all of which promise more intense DisplayHDR 600-rated visuals -- that is, they can reach 600 nits of brightness while maintaining the wide …

This 100-year-old poem tells you everything you need to know about why so many people struggle to learn English

Tricky pronunciation can make English one of the hardest languages in the world for foreign speakers to learn.<p>Why does "done" rhyme with "fun," for example, and why doesn't "done" rhyme with "gone"?<p>No poem illustrates the counterintuitive nature of the English language better than "The Chaos." …

How to Make Ice Cream for Anyone, Anytime

Ice cream is most definitely my weakness and the dessert I am likely to reach for when my sweet tooth strikes. That means I have lingered in the …

How to pack lightly for every trip

<b>No one likes baggage. Don't let heavy, awkward suitcases hamper your travel adventures.</b><p>I learned an important packing lesson a year ago. I found …

The Soul of an Octopus: How One of Earth’s Most Alien Creatures Illuminates the Wonders of Consciousness

“While stroking an octopus, it is easy to fall into reverie. To share such a moment of deep tranquility with another being, especially one as different from us as the octopus, is a humbling privilege… an uplink to universal consciousness.”<p><i>“Despite centuries of investigation by everyone from natural</i> …

Consciousness

If Your Parents Taught You This Skill as a Kid, You're Probably More Successful

If you can impart one business lesson to your children in your lifetime, it should be to never underestimate the power of persuasion. That's …

Snickerdoodles To Biscotti: 18 Heavenly Holiday Cookies

‘Tis the season for giving, but you may have a hard time parting with these delicious holiday cookies. Happy baking!<p>1. Chocolate Fudge Crinkles<p>Crisp and powdery on the outside, and soft and fudgy in the center: if you can imagine what a brownie would taste like in cookie form, this is it. GET THE …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Landscape Photography

Leatherman Tread LT Black Bracelet Multitool Now Available For $175

The Leatherman Tread LT bracelet multitool is a fantastic way to make sure you always have tools on hand to tackle almost any job that may arise …

Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 425°F. In a large bowl, combine the apples, flour, sugar, vinegar, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice and …

Whipped Tahini is the Condiment That You Never Knew You Needed

#GameChanger.<p>If there’s anything that you need to know about me, it’s that I am ALL about the sauce. Always. That’s why tahini is a spread that you …

A Super-Simple Recipe for Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Every single homemade chocolate truffle is a masterpiece. That beautiful exterior coated with salty nuts or a dusting of chocolate coating holds …

AI-Equipped Killer Drones Are Extremely Dangerous As Depicted In ‘Slaughterbots’ Video

Future of Life Institute released a video entitled “Slaughterbots” at a United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons in Geneva earlier this …

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How to Form a New Habit (in 5 Easy Steps)

You will never change your habits until you change something you do daily.<p>Chances are, this has happened to you: You make a resolution with the best of intentions to break a bad habit or start a good one--maybe for the new year or your birthday or some other special occasion. And within days or …

Procrastination

3 Reasons You Really Need to Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Getting your blood pressure measured is a staple of the annual doctor's visit. But, in a series of new guidelines, the diagnostic criteria for high …

Diabetes

15 Recipes That Prove Fall Is The Best Season For Baking

Here are some tasty treats to add to your holiday repertoire.<p>Whether you're all about apples, crazy for pumpkin, or just have an all-around sweet tooth, fall is the best time of year for baking. From warm cinnamon buns to bourbon-brown butter pecan pie, these cozy recipes will satisfy all your …

22 Recipes Meant For Anyone Obsessed With Garlic

If you believe that garlic makes anything savoury better, these recipes are for you. None of these pastas, soups, or main courses skimp on the garlic …

Cooking

The 5 Best Laptops For Photographers: 14" and Below (Mid 2017)

The laptop market, and computing in general really, is constantly changing with new processors, updated batteries, more color accurate displays. It …

Survive a heart attack if one strikes while you're alone

- Every four seconds, someone in the U.S. has a heart attack.<p>Some do not even know it's happening while others develop rhythm problems, leading to …

Los Angeles

Here's How To Make The Perfect Sourdough Loaf At Home

Get baking!<p><b>BAKER’S SCHEDULE</b><p>Thursday–Saturday: Feed your starter until bubbly and active.<p>Saturday Evening: Make the dough, and let rise overnight.<p>Sunday Morning: Shape the dough, let rise again, score, and bake.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>50 g (1⁄4 cup) bubbly, active starter<p>350 g (11⁄3 cups plus 2 tbsp) warm …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

Science Says Children Will Grow Up to Have a Happier and Longer Life If You Teach Them This 1 Habit

The use of two words on a regular basis could be the key to better health and wellness.<p>Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "<b>thank you"</b>, who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness--not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a …

Happiness

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Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

Why and How We Use Comfrey at Our Country Home - Homesteading and Livestock

Comfrey is a celebrity plant among homesteaders for its healing properties, its composting acceleration, its soil-building abilities, and its use as …

Homesteading

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …