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12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

How Killer Whales Went from Hated, to Adored, to Endangered

AnimalsBook Talk<p>The more we’ve learned about orcas, the more we love them. But can killer whales survive the dramatic changes to their world?<p>It was not so long ago that killer whales were reviled as vicious pests, shot, harpooned, and even machine-gunned by whalers, fishermen, and government …

Killer Whales

Patagonia’s Fight for Public Lands

<b>What’s the opportunity?</b><p><b>YC:</b> Well, I’m focused on global warming, because that’s the big thing that’s hanging over the planet. There have been enough …

Patagonia

Bourbon meets Alaska blueberries in this take on barbecue baby back ribs

It's August and Alaska blueberry season is upon us, though I don't dare share where anyone gets their blueberries or exactly when, because I'd be …

BBQ

"I completely revamped my diet — and said goodbye to chronic migraines"

Cutting dairy was SO worth it.<p><b>"I was 5 years old when I had my first migraine. When my parents took me to the doctor, they told them these 'headaches' would go away as I got older. They didn’t.</b><p>As I got older, the migraines got worse. The debilitating pain would come at least once a week, and when I …

Migraines

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

Gelände Straße: Cicli Bonanno Stay Loco

It took years of riding BMW GS motorbikes and a new build from Berlin’s Cicli Bonanno to draw a correlation between all-road bikes and the Munich builders’ on/off-road designation of <i>Gelände Straße</i>. But there you go. You learn something new every day.<p>Constantin Gerlach is a German photographer who …

Bicycles

The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style

The notion of living large in small spaces is perfectly captured in the Pohutukawa, a tiny home on wheels that fits up to six people and boasts a …

Washing Machines

Padma Lakshmi’s Yogurt Rice Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> There is comfort in knowing that as long as you keep yogurt, rice, and spices on hand, you can always feed yourself and your family dinner. The recipe is pictured here with Padma Lakshmi's <b>Green Mango Curry</b>. If you can’t easily find some of these ingredients, they’re worth seeking out …

What’s on Your Reel? Fly Line and Backing Explained

Fly rods get all the glory, but when it comes to catching fish and delivering perfect casts, the line does much of the work. This is what you need to …

Jamie Oliver: the recipe that changed my life

<i>Rotolo</i> is a Tuscan dish, involving homemade sheet pasta, greens (spinach, stinging nettles, borage), ricotta, parmesan and porcini, all rolled up and baked in tomato sauce, then sliced and served with sage butter. When you cut through the rotolo, you get a swirl of the pasta, a swirl of the green, …

Italian Food

This rad tiny house was made for colder climates

The Aspen tiny house was built by Borealis Tiny Homes<p>The Aspen tiny house, which sports both industrial and home-grown vibes, was designed by Marco Giroux of Borealis Tiny Homes, a company based in Prince George, British Columbia. Because of the region’s colder climate, Giroux specifically …

Stockholm Summer House

Combining the best of Japanese and Scandinavian design, the Stockholm Summer House is a minimalist coastal retreat. The timber-clad dwelling is …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

US student hails professor for childcare offer

<b>A US student with a three-month-old baby has expressed gratitude to a teacher who offered to babysit so she would not miss classes.</b><p>Morgan King, a single mother, had apologised to her professor for being absent due to childcare problems.<p>The University of Tennessee professor emailed to say she could …

Education

Inside Scotland's Wild Ship-Burning Viking Party

An all-night rager with enough flames to torch a city.<p>Partying with Vikings is not for the faint of heart. The wind and rain is blistering, paraffin from almost 900 torches burns your eyes, and there's a 10-hour marathon of dancing and drinking. But that's what you do for Up Helly Aa—loosely …

In the Eyes of Jeff Sessions, Sally Yates Did Her Job. Here's Proof.

Two years ago, Sessions asked Yates if she would disobey the president to defend the Constitution.<p>Acting Attorney General Sally Yates woke up Monday morning with a job and went to bed without one. Yates announced her decision yesterday afternoon to direct the Justice Department not to defend …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

Balsamic Grilled Chicken and Zucchini

Drizzle on honey-balsamic glaze to add sweet and tangy flavor to this low-carb plate.<p>Directions<p>In a small sauce pan over medium heat add honey and …

The Faroe Islands

Storm petrels, shearwaters, Vikings, pallbearers, the North Atlantic, antiaircraft stations, Sámal Joensen-Mikines, Hotel Føroyar, Guðrun & Guðrun, …

OMG Curried Pickled Eggs With Smoked Salt Is Our New Fave Snack!

Pickling is so hot right now — from dill pickles to spiralized veggie pickles, it’s hard to resist that sour tanginess. We first tried it last summer in our recipe for burgers with homemade pickles, and we were instantly smitten!<p>This time we’re pickling eggs. Not just regular pickled eggs though — …

Cleverly designed bed makes this tiny home feel bigger than its 35-square-meter footprint

Thirty-five square meters (376 square feet) is a very small amount of space to call home, especially if you’re sharing with another person. But …

Food & Dining

Charming off-grid Scandinavian-inspired tiny home is passive and energy efficient

Vivid colors and a light-filled interior beckon tiny house aficionados to NestHouse, designed by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland. Avery’s goal …

10 serene and beautiful bathrooms

The bathroom is a space where we would like the luxury of time, functionality and design. This is the space where we spend some of the most important …

Scottish island resort is being raffled off for $75 a ticket

Proceeds go to charity<p>If you didn’t have enough cash on hand to buy that $2.4 million Scottish island a few weeks back, here’s a far more affordable chance to live on a bonny Scottish isle. The owners of a seven-acre resort on the island of Arran—just a 55-minute ferry ride away from mainland …

When Coffee and a Van Lead to a Remarkably Connected Life

I wanna have a cup of coffee with Erik Gordon and talk to him about life and love and values and the importance of spending your most valuable asset …

The 12 Best Airbnbs In London

London

How to Make the Only Steak Sauce You’ll Ever Need

There’s something profound, maybe even a little magical, about a good steak sauce. And few places are as celebrated for its steak, and its sauce, as …

Recipes