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5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

Science: This Super-Simple Learning Hack Can Help You Master Any Subject | Inc.com

We all spend well over a decade in school, and while you might quickly forget the date of the battle of Gettysburg or the formula for the area of a trapezoid, you'd hope that you'd at least graduate with a good grasp of <i>how</i> to learn. You can always look up facts, but knowing how to study effectively …

Columbia University

Here's how much marijuana it would take to kill you

Nearly half of Americans say they have tried marijuana at least once in their life.<p>With more people lighting up than ever (and nine states voting on the legalization of marijuana on Election Day), it's important to remember how many fatally overdose on the drug.<p>Zip. Zero. That's according to the …

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11 DIY Projects To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

The smart home revolution definitely isn't happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms available, most of us are still only …

Want to hike Point Reyes? Try this four-day backpacking trip

In the late 16th century, British explorer Sir Francis Drake is thought to have stopped at Point Reyes during a round-the-world journey. The ship's chaplain wrote a description of the landscape and complained about "the stinking fogges" that shrouded the headlands in summer.<p>That hasn't changed.<p>The …

Hiking

Scientists Have Just Uncovered a Major Difference Between DNA And RNA

Time to update the textbooks.<p>A new study has shown for the first time that RNA - the older molecular cousin of DNA - splits apart when it tries to …

The Electric Surge of Miles Davis

Between 1968 and ’75, he plugged into the musical zeitgeist and opened his music to distortion and groove-based repetition, either transcending or repudiating his roots in acoustic jazz.<p>M<i>iles Ahead,</i> Don Cheadle’s recent, feverishly imagined treatment of the lost years of Miles Davis, is a movie …

Deep Dish Apple Torte with Walnut Crumble

Instructions<p>Crust<p>Process dates, almonds, oats, coconut oil, salt and cinnamon in the food processor with an S Blade and process until combined, …

Daisy and Hannah's Favourite Raw Cheesecake

• FOR THE BASE:<br>• 225g pecans<br>• 25g Lucy Bee Cacao Powder/Lucy Bee Drinking Chocolate<br>• 60ml raw agave<br>• 50g Lucy Bee Coconut Oil<br>• Pinch of Lucy Bee Himalayan …

Questlove Remembers Prince: In This Life, You're on Your Own

When I first got Prince's <i>1999</i> album, it was 1982. I was 11, newly in charge of my own record-buying habits. And I couldn't resist the cover, with its …

Music

Taking a Trip, Literally, on Colorado’s Pot Trail

We were somewhere north of Denver, not far from the pot farm, when my neighbor on the party bus pulled hard on his pipe and said: “Know what it is I love about this country? Everyone gets stoned.”<p>He was a big, bearded fellow who had come up from his cattle ranch in Kansas, and though he didn’t seem …

Cannabis

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Camping

How Do I Layer for a Backpacking Trip?

A one-stop guide on what to wear while hiking this spring and summer<p><i>A:</i><p>I have a simple formula for what to wear during backpacking season (typically spring through fall): three layers up top, two on my legs, and one for my feet. This system regulates temperature extremely well and prepares me for …

Backpacking

World's 20 best places to invest in property

Real Estate

Recipe: Banana Bread Granola

I’m definitely the kind of lady who never skips breakfast, and this banana bread granola recipe that Emma shared on A Beautiful Mess looks like an especially delicious way to start the morning!<p>Ready to up your granola game? Click here to whip up a batch today!

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

Cooking

Parmesan-Herb Roasted Potatoes

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Drizzle 1 Tbsp olive oil over a baking sheet and spread evenly to coat (I just used a small sandwich bag to spread), set …

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

Healthy Eating

These Blended Frozen Banana Recipes Are Better Than Ice Cream

It’s time to rethink the banana.<p>All you need is a freezer and a blender to transform the potassium-, serotonin- and fiber rich fruit into the creamiest, most healthy treat we’ve had all year.<p>We scoured the internet for delicious ideas, but really, you can’t go wrong: peel and slice some slightly …

40 Age-Erasing Superfoods

<b>2. Flaxseeds</b><br>Rich in protein and fiber, these little seeds offer a payload of omega-3 fatty acids, which erase spots and iron out fine lines in the skin. <i>The British Journal of Nutrition</i> reported that participants in one study who downed about half a teaspoon of omega-3s daily in 6 weeks experienced …

Readers recommend: songs that aren't what they seem

Ambiguous, misunderstood or misappropriated, suggest your selection of works with words taken the wrong way either by accident or on purpose<p>“I am just a soul whose intentions are good. Oh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.”<p>Nina Simone, who sang the original of this song, also popularised …

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7 Best Apple Breakfasts

From fluffy pancakes to refreshing juice, here are seven terrific breakfast recipes to make with fall apples.<p>From fluffy pancakes to refreshing …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

A collection of man-made 'music' and the machines behind it

As technology became a part of modern life in the 19th century, an increasing amount of scientific study led to breakthroughs in electronic sound engineering -- often as a byproduct of other research. Humans became enamored with the crystalline clarity of these exotic machine-borne tones and as the …

All About Galangal & 10 Ways to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Get to know a punk rock rhizome.</i><p>The word "galangal" sounds like the noise you make when you’re trying to talk with a mouthful of toothpaste, but the rhizome redeems itself with …

Curries

Plantains and Your Favorite Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: This fruit -- technically a berry -- is</i> <i>so versatile, you can treat it like a fruit or a vegetable and use it at every stage of ripeness.</i><p>Plantains look like oversized bananas, so …

Whitefish

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Peter Thiel

The Recipes That'll Make A Raw Food Diet Look A Lot Less Scary

Making the decision to eat a raw food diet is not an easy one. You have to first mentally take the steps to go vegetarian, then vegan, then gluten-free, and then basically give up ever eating hot food again. Eating out with friends will forever be harder. Guys, it's a serious commitment, with lots …