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Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Seven 'hidden secrets' in Adobe Lightroom

It'll be a little while before Adobe can deliver on its recent promise to make Lightroom faster, but that doesn't mean you can't still figure out …

Tutorials

5 tiny house designs perfect for couples

Storage! Privacy! Breathing room!<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in February 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>One of the first questions people have about tiny houses is how tiny house dwellers can engage in normal life things like, say, having a …

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19+ spots that prove Idaho is the most underrated state in the US

It seems like Idaho is the state you drive through to get somewhere else, and for the most part, that’s how we locals like it. But, just in case …

You look like you could use a peaceful nature time-lapse video (or 100)

We offer an oasis of serenity for you. Feel free to bookmark this page whenever anxiety surges, or the human race makes you despair.<p>Here's a series …

Whale Breaches Right in Front of a Photographer: Incredible Footage

Photographer Beau Pilgrim was swimming around off the coast of Tonga when he had a pretty exhilarating moment. An enormous humpback whale breached …

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

This Tiny Home's Pop-Out Porch Is Seriously Genius

And if that's not impressive, wait until you see the farmhouse kitchen.<p>A lot of the time, tiny homes are decorated just like your grandmother's house. Shingled exteriors, cringe-worthy patterns and maybe even a cutesy name that's slightly embarrassing to say. Well, the Alpha Tiny Home doesn't have …

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21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2017

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

Home Landscaping Ideas To Inspire Your Own Curbside Appeal

Create a beautiful yard with the help of others. From the back to the front, your yards need a lot of work put in for most of the year. Designing, …

20 surprising effects that getting more sleep has on your mind and body

If you have a few days off this summer, one of the best things you can do with your time is fix your sleeping habits. Just let yourself sleep naturally during those days and see how much you really need.<p>For at least 40% of the US population that isn't getting the recommended seven to nine hours a …

20 Nutty, Buttery Peanut Butter Vegan Cookie Recipes - One Green Planet

Even though Americans didn’t invent peanut butter, they invented one of the greatest ways to eat it — the peanut butter cookie — and on June 12th, we …

Dessert

These 20 photos will make you want to drop everything and go to China

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

National Parks

The 18 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix right now

From shows that delve into the tasty science of gastronomy to those that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean, there's no shortage of mind-expanding titles to indulge in.<p>But there's a downside to all of that choice: It's <i>a lot</i> to choose from.<p>I polled the Tech Insider team and came up with 18 of …

How Your World Works Podcast: 4 Things You May Not Know About Brewing Craft Beer

The long, strange journey that takes grain, yeast, water and hops and turns it into a cold pint.<p><i>To hear more from our craft brewers, check out the</i> <i>newest episode of the</i> How Your World Works <i>podcast, available now on iTunes.</i><p>We're not sure when "craft beer" became a part of our vocabulary, but it's a …

Craft Beer

Watch what it's like to slide 3,900 feet down a ski slope uncontrollably | Adventure Sports Network

Every skier or snowboarder has probably, at one point in his or her career, looked at some steep ski slope and remarked to buddies on the chairlift, …

20+ Unbelievable Photos Showing That Angle Is Everything

So many images are Photoshopped these days that it's hard to know what to believe anymore. But you don't need to be an editing wizard to mess with …

Photography

Story of cities #17: Canberra's vision of the ideal city gets mired in 'mediocrity'

In May 1912, Chicago landscape architect Walter Griffin won an international competition to design an unnamed capital of Australia. Overseas entrants had been given only maps, a cyclorama landscape print and – if they could access it – a plaster model of the site to work with.<p>Perhaps …

Urbanism

Here's why you should never bring a camera when you go on vacation

Cameras will ruin your vacation pictures.<p>I've taken two beautiful weekend trips recently. One was to Montreal, Canada and the other to Chicago, Illinois, where I lived for five years. On each trip I blocked out a full day for walking miles and miles with a friend, but I only brought a camera on the …

Top 20 Landscape Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year, we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, where we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Contact Lenses Fill Your Eyes With Bacteria

Scientists have learned plenty about the colonies of bacteria living in our gut: how they protect against pathogens, and how we can change them, for …

Don’t truck with the Russians: These all-action vehicles will blow your mind (VIDEO)

You can stop searching: we have found the most dramatic vehicle you’re never going to need to use.<p>Unless, that is, you happen to be in the market for …

This amazing video will make you want to jump out of a plane and drink Red Bull

Based on their adrenaline-fueled marketing strategy, one might think that Red Bull is actually an action sports production firm rather than a company that makes energy drinks. And maybe they are.<p>The latest film/ad out of the company comes from the Red Bull Air Force, a collection of sky divers and …

How to Take Better Landscape Photographs - 20 Tips

How do you make your landscape photographs stand out from the crowd?<p>You set up your tripod at some often photographed location. The scenery around …

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

Nutella Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1Preheat the oven to 375°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Coat the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan with butter.<p>2In a food processor, …

Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically

There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated …

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events that have changed the course of our nation. Here are the images that have shocked, inspired, and moved us as a country.