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Space-saving furniture: 18 ideas perfect for your home

When it comes to gleaning more space out of a small home, you have to start thinking cleverly and with multi-functional furniture in mind! Luckily …

Handy

A showstopping chocolate cake recipe | King of puddings

There is something of the Scarlet Pimpernel about this luscious chocolate cake: an aristocratic Gallic gateau that takes the breath away<p>It happens every time. Nothing quiets the din of a great gathering, albeit briefly, like the appearance of chocolate cake. What music does to soothe a savage …

Dessert

Artist Who Experiences Sounds as Colors Paints Popular Songs

Ever wonder what John Lennon’s “Imagine” looks like? Not the music video, but the song itself. Well, thanks to artist Melissa McCracken, you don’t …

“Stop being victims. I think it’s wicked, in a way, to be a victim”: Matt Tyrnauer’s new documentary is “Citizen Jane”

<b>(IFC Films)</b><p>A David and Goliath battle pitted Jane Jacobs against Robet Moses, an overbearing tyrant with no time for consensus<p>Tom Roston<p>April 7, 2017 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Anyone looking for some uplift with substance in these troubling Trumpian times ought to check out "Citizen Jane: Battle for the City," …

Urban Design

Patient groups have a message for anyone thinking of taking 23andMe's new test

Lydia Ramsey/Business Insider<p>23andMe can once again tell you whether you have an increased risk of developing certain diseases.<p>By the end of the month, 23andMe users will start to see some results among their other health and ancestry reports, including the results that tell you if you have an …

7-Year-Old Boy Suffering from Rare Condition Runs Triathlons to Stay Alive

Jake Vella suffers from a rare hormonal condition that causes him to rapidly gain weight despite eating healthy and doing regular exercise. There is …

Hold the Chametz: 14 Passover Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

Curiouser and Curiouser--Octopus's Evolution Is Even Stranger Than Thought

As if octopuses, squids and other cephalopods were not already strange enough, they may have found a way to evolve that is foreign to practically all …

Racism in America: It’s so pervasive that white people pay less for car insurance

<b>(Getty/fotostorm)</b><p>Black people pay more than white people for car insurance, even when the risk is lower<p>Kali Holloway<p>April 7, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It’s expensive to be black in America. From cradle to grave, for everything from starter home loans to burial …

Car Insurance

Cameron’s legacy is secure – he’s the man who sold millennials down the river | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

The shiny PR guff merchant Spameron will go down in history, his name forever linked with that of his signature disaster – Brexit<p>Oh, Dave, you were doing so well at pretending you didn’t exist. As Britain set about the political catastrophe of beginning its EU exit process, Cameron had almost got …

10 honestly delicious biscuits that actually meet the low sugar guidelines

Journalist convicted of smuggling for helping Syrian boy migrate to Sweden

Fredrik Önnevall met teenager in Greece while filming documentary about the migration crisis<p>A Swedish court has found a TV journalist guilty of smuggling for helping a Syrian boy migrate to the country and given him a suspended sentence.<p>In the spring of 2014, Fredrik Önnevall was filming a …

What Are U.S. Forces Doing in Yemen in the First Place?

Last week’s raid was an embarrassing and costly failure—in the context of a much larger one.<p>Several days ago, press reports revealed that U.S. special-operations troops had conducted a raid in Yemen. Impoverished, violent, and bitterly divided, Yemen has hitherto had a place on the roster of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Newly Discovered Gecko's Giant Breakaway Scales Help It Flee Predators

This newly discovered gecko species from Madagascar is a master escape artist.<p>It's extremely fast. Like other lizards, it can lose its tail and grow a new one. And it can shed its scales — the largest of any gecko — in order to flee a predator.<p>Researchers from the U.S., Germany and Colombia …

White terrorism is “different,” says white congressman — and unfortunately, he’s right

<b>Sean Duffy; Dylann Roof (AP/Andrew Harnik/Chuck Burton)</b><p>Onetime reality TV star Rep. Sean Duffy humiliated himself in CNN interview — but in a twisted way, he has a point<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>February 8, 2017 4:30pm (UTC)<p>As I have written about many times, here at Salon and elsewhere, whiteness is the …

The First White Dwarf Pulsar in The Universe Has Been Found After Half a Century

A one-of-a-kind star in the known Universe.<p>Scientists have finally laid eyes on the first white dwarf pulsar in the known Universe, and while the …

Pictures of the Day: 9 February 2017

How Ancient Legends Gave Birth to Modern Superheroes

The images that pop up in most people’s heads when they think about superheroes can be traced back to the 1938 debut of Superman and the genre …

Comics

A guide to tonight's comet-eclipse-full-moon triple feature

Even if you aren't a space nerd whose idea of a good time is craning your neck to stare into the vast nothingness of space on a frigid evening, this evening the heavens will put on a show worth heading outdoors for.<p>A penumbral lunar eclipse, a full "snow moon" and a comet will be spicing up the …

23 Romantic Love Quotes That Instantly Make You Think of Someone Special

Though it may seem like the language of love is slowly getting killed by texting, all you need is a few reminders that romance is still out there. We looked to Instagram to find beautiful love quotes that will make your heart swell. You might recognize a few or discover your newest favorite, but …

Chinese farmer studies law for 16 years to sue corporation for polluting his village

A Chinese farmer, in his 60s, has spent 16 years studying the law so he can carry on a legal battle with the corporation that reportedly covered his …

Study Skills

This Song by Imogen Heap Is Scientifically Designed to Make Your Baby Smile

There’s a lot of bubbly, cheery music geared toward babies out there, but this melody was composed using the power of science.<p>The song, written and …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Mathematics

Oxygen flooded Earth’s atmosphere earlier than thought

The breath of oxygen that enabled the emergence of complex life kicked off around 100 million years earlier than previously thought, new dating …

‘In love with the taste of wildlife’ – probe launched after officials hold 'endangered pangolin feast' in China

China has ordered an investigation after online images showed local officials holding a lavish banquet of meat of endangered pangolin, the most trafficked animal on earth.<p>The meat of the elusive creature - which is often likened to a tiny dinosaur – is seen as a delicacy by some in China, and …

US researchers observe black hole taking more than a decade to eat star

A US researcher has noticed a black hole taking more than a decade to devour a star. Most black holes only require one year to eat stars.<p>University …

Women of America: we're going on strike. Join us so Trump will see our power

The ‘lean-in’ variety of feminism won’t defeat this administration, but a mobilization of the 99% will. On 8 March we will take to the streets<p>The massive women’s marches of 21 January may mark the beginning of a new wave of militant feminist struggle. But what exactly will be its focus? In our …

Trump Wants To Return Power To Patients, And Consumer-Ordered Lab Tests May Be Perfect Place To Start

If you want a simple blood test, like a basic metabolic panel, and live in New York, Rhode Island or many other states, it may cost you dearly–not only for the cost of the test itself (whatever that eventually turns out to be), but also for the cost of visiting your doctor, who must order the test. …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Theresa May will refuse to offer a compromise to Tory MPs who plan to 'wreck' Article 50 bill

Theresa Maywill refuse to offer a compromise to Conservative MPs who plan to "wreck" the Article 50 bill this week by voting for a series of amendments, the Telegraph understands<p>Following the publication of a white paper and efforts by the Tory whips to find common ground with Conservative rebels …

Great Britain