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How to Age Wood With Vinegar and Steel Wool

Expert Reviewed<p>Three Parts:Preparing to Make Your StainMaking Your StainApplying Your StainCommunity Q&A<p>New furniture can be a lot sturdier and …

Woodworking

How to Understand Binomial Nomenclature

Edit Article<p>Five Parts:Knowing the Importance of Binomial NomenclatureKnowing the Rules of Binomial NomenclatureRecognizing the Basic Parts of a …

Biology

How to Say Thank You in French

User Reviewed<p>Four Methods:Basic ThanksAdding EmphasisFull Sentence FormatReplying to ThanksCommunity Q&A<p>The simplest way to say “thank you” in French …

How-To's

How to Calm Yourself During an Anxiety Attack

Expert Reviewed<p>Five Methods:Help Calming DownCalming Yourself in the MomentManaging Your AnxietySeeking Professional HelpIdentifying a Panic …

Health

How to Write a Compare and Contrast Essay

The purpose of a compare and contrast essay is to analyze the differences and/or the similarities of two distinct subjects. A good compare/contrast …

Essays

How to Write a Screenplay

Expert Reviewed<p>Four Parts:Preparing to WriteWriting the ScreenplayRevising the ScreenplayScreenplay HelpQuestions and Answers<p>Have you ever walked out …

How to Deal with a Bipolar Family Member

Expert Reviewed<p>Three Parts:Supporting Your Family MemberTaking Care of YourselfUnderstanding Bipolar DisorderCommunity Q&A<p>Having a family member with …

How to Build Character Through Integrity

Expert Reviewed<p>Two Parts:Getting a Sense of CharacterLiving with IntegrityCommunity Q&A<p>The wonderful thing about character and integrity, which are …

Just Try Not to Cringe While You Watch Fox News’ Jesse Watters Quiz Americans About U.S. Military History

When Fox News’ Jesse Watters went out on the street to quiz people about America’s past wars, he received some curious — and patently comical — responses.<p>From confusion over why the U.S. commemorates Memorial Day to claims that Asia and Japan won the Civil War, a great many of Watters’ interview …

Quizzes

What life is like on a movie set through the eyes of a production assistant

On set, Production Assistants have a vital, yet often thankless role to play. In this video from RocketJump Film School, we see a day in the life of …

Jutland: Why World War I's only sea battle was so crucial to Britain's victory

British battlecruiser HMS Indefatigable sunk during the Battle of Jutland. Imperial War Museums/WikimediaModern understanding of World War I is …

'Fading' Portraits Captured by Hand-Painting Developer Onto Exposures

These are not Photoshop creations and they are not double exposures. In a world of digital manipulation, Hungarian photographer Judit Cholnoky’s …

Donald Trump: 'You Have to Be Wealthy in Order to Be Great'

Claim: Donald Trump said, "you have to be wealthy in order to be great."<p>MOSTLY TRUE<p>WHAT'S TRUE: Donald Trump said that you "have to be wealthy in …

Watch This Actor Play 102 Different Characters in His DIY One-Man Film

After several failed attempts to break into the film industry, aspiring actor and screenwriter Laz Rojas decided he would try to capture Hollywood's attention with an ambitious demo reel. He showcased his talents in a four-hour film in which he played 102 different characters—men, women, children, …

DIY

Paul Verhoeven on Elle: 'It is not a rape comedy'

Paul Verhoeven is not worried. If anything, he’s jubilant. His new film Elle, the first full-length feature he’s directed in 10 years, has just premiered at Cannes to feverish acclaim. It’s being called one of his best and suddenly he’s the Croisette comeback king. But the film itself is a …

Movies

Brain glucose levels can predict someone waking from a coma

Cornell University's measurement method was accurate eight out of ten times.<p>Watching a loved one exist in a vegetative state can be absolutely heartbreaking, but there isn't a lot that can be done aside from waiting to see if they'll come out of it. A big problem is that doctors have a hard time …

The Brain

Three Steps to Create a Telling Portrait of Someone

Creating a portrait of someone can be pretty simple, but creating a portrait of someone that tells us a little bit about them is more complicated. It …

Man dies after being stung by bees more than 1,000 times in Arizona park

What was supposed to be a short and easy hike ended in tragedy Thursday morning when a young man died after being stung more than 1,000 times by bees in an Arizona park.<p>Alex Bestler, 23, was walking along Merkle Memorial Trail in Usery Mountain park near Mesa just before 9 a.m. when he and a friend …

Insects

The 4 Most Damning Revelations In Wisconsin’s Voter ID Trial

Two weeks of testimony suggested the law has been effective at suppressing voters of color.The post The 4 Most Damning Revelations In Wisconsin’s …

Here's the guy who's the best at throwing paper planes in the world

May 27, 2016<p>Here’s the guy who’s the best at throwing paper planes in the world<p>Tagged with: Exhale

13 Worst-Rated Sunscreens for Kids

Don’t miss out. Stay Informed. Get EcoWatch’s Top News of the Day.<p>Applying a safe, effective sunscreen to children is one key to protecting them from …

Turkish premier says it's 'unacceptable' for U.S. troops to wear Kurdish insignia

Turkey issued a stern rebuke Friday after images emerged of U.S. ground forces wearing the insignia of a Syrian Kurdish militia during operations against Islamic State.<p>Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said it was "unacceptable" that U.S. special forces would be wearing shoulder patches of …

Turkey

8 Viking myths busted

The Viking Age stretched from the ninth to the 11th century. During this time Viking culture had a huge impact on great swathes of Europe, Asia, …

Naomi Klein Explains How the Rise of Trump and Sanders Proves She Was Right All Along

In 2016, there are a lot of corporations spending a lot of money convincing customers they're not evil. This is a product of the internet, surely, but also of the anti-globalization movement of the 90s and early 2000s. This was a period that praised anything by Michael Moore or Rage Against the …

Naomi Klein

Someone just snuck warrantless email access into the Senate's secret intelligence bill

Every year, the Senate passes a secret bill (that is, a bill whose text is a secret during its debate) that re-authorizes intelligence agencies' …

Donald Trump Tells Drought-stricken California: ‘There Is No Drought’

'If I win, believe me, we're going to start opening up the water'<p>(FRESNO, Calif.) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring that: “There is no drought.”<p>Speaking at a rally in Fresno, Calif., Trump accused …

San Francisco Politics

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Gang-rape images posted on Twitter shock Brazil as investigation continues

Police in Brazil are attempting to identify more than 30 men who allegedly participated in the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl, which was filmed on a cellphone and then distributed on Twitter.<p>The assault and its social network aftermath have prompted a furious debate about attitudes toward women, …

Social Media

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