Kirk Mateer

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Dr. Pimple Popper's Latest Cyst Removal Is Both Disgusting and Fascinating

Hi, I'm Liz and I cannot stop watching Dr. Pimple Popper videos. I need help. I watch them with my fingers mostly over my eyes, ready to close them …

Skin Care

Shoofly Pie

The Pennsylvania Dutch are responsible for this gooey molasses pie, made easily from pantry ingredients to satisfy a sweet tooth any time of the …

Pie

Skillet Beef and Broccoli

This tastes just like the real deal, promise. Use your trusty skillet to create an easy version of Chinese beef with broccoli in just 30 minutes …

White Sausage Gravy

Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, break it up with a wooden spoon, and cook, stirring occasionally, until well …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Asheville might just be the top outdoors town in America. Here’s why.

WHY ASHEVILLE? Let’s start with the obvious: access. I’ve lived in some of the most notable “outdoors towns” in the US, including Boulder and …

Hiking

Ths homemade flying chair is the stuff dangerous dreams are made of

But while most of us lack the motivation and, let's face it, the technical know-how to make such fantasies a reality, no such barriers exist for Swedish engineer Axel Borg, a.k.a. the brains behind YouTube channel Amazing DIY Projects.<p>Using eight petrol-powered heavy duty propellers, a tube lattice …

The Air Conditioner That Makes Electricity

The energy startup scene is awash with companies claiming their new widget or software platform will fundamentally change the way we use energy. Too …

Clean Energy

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

Nutrition

Grow Your Own Food Right in Your Kitchen With This DIY Aquaponics Kit

Imagine herbs, flowers and other plants thriving with your pet fish. Aqua Biofilter’s Aquarium Garden is a DIY aquaponics kit that lets you grow food …

Solar battery power bank "Top Three"

“Top three portable solar battery power bank”<p>If you’re one of the many people that love the outdoors, taking a power bank with you is almost always a …

These Gamers Helped Create A Scientific Breakthrough About The Building Blocks Of Life

Eterna is a game designed to let gamers help scientists figure out how to manipulate RNA. Now some of Eterna’s players have become scientists themselves.<p>Without ever entering a lab, Jeff Anderson-Lee, a computer systems manager with no biology training beyond high school classes, is helping …

An Outsider Remakes Nashville's Traditional Sound

If Dave Cobb gets excited while you're talking to him about music, he'll grab a guitar from the bank of them he keeps in the chill-out room in his Green Hills home studio and play a riff. It could be from an Elvis song, or one by Led Zeppelin, or his favorite band, the Beatles. It might even be …

Meet A Real-Life Martian

Jocelyn Dunn survived in a Mars simulation for eight months without going crazy. Here's what we can learn from her experience.<p>Jocelyn Dunn spent eight months living on the red, rocky surface of Mars. Last year she shared a 1,000-square-foot habitat with five crewmates, wore a space suit every time …

Fetal Cells May Protect Mom From Disease Long After The Baby's Born

This is a story about two people sharing one body. Maybe even three people. Or four.<p>Back in the late 19th century, a German scientist named Georg Schmorl made a remarkable discovery: Cells from a baby can hide out in a mother's body, <i>after birth</i>.<p>More than a hundred years later, scientists are just …

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

This Is How To Survive If You Lose Everything (Including Your Home)

<i>The following survival guide was originally published by Nomad at The Survivalist Blog.</i><p><i>Editor’s Note: With the global economy in shambles and</i> …

8 Foods These Experts Avoid At All Costs

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

What you Probably Didn’t Know about How your Eyes See - OpenMind

«What the eye doesn’t see and the mind doesn’t know, doesn’t exist,» said <b>D. H. Lawrence</b>. And he was right, because vision is the result of teamwork …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

The Evacuated Chernobyl Is Now Teeming With Wildlife

Human habitation is more devastating to animals than nuclear fallout<p>On April 26, 1986, reactor four of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine, was destroyed by an unexpected surge of power during testing. The explosion was followed by a violent fire that spewed tremendous amounts of …

25 Things Generation Xers Did as Kids that Could Get Today's Kids Arrested

With all of the ridiculous new regulations, coddling, and societal mores that seem to be the norm these days, it’s a miracle those of us over 30 …

Build Your Own Teardrop Camping Trailer by Yourself

We introduced Happy Camper’s H1 travel trailer last week. Right, impressive, but expensive. Need some alternative? If you know some hands-on skills, …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …