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7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

Prefabricated garden retreat snaps together in less than a week

If your dream garden look like something from a fantasy world, you’ll love this Dragonfly Pavilion built for a backyard in Hoboken, New Jersey. Built …

Design

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

Prefab Homes

Fluency in Sign Language May Sharpen Peripheral Vision

A small new study found that people fluent in sign language had significantly better peripheral vision and reaction time than people who couldn’t …

Sesame Street

10+ Hilarious Reasons Why The German Language Is The Worst

German may be the most widely spoken language in the European Union, but let's be honest - it's just downright funny sometimes. We roasted French …

Language Learning

I'm Luis von Ahn, CEO of Duolingo, and This Is How I Work

Duolingo is a popular language leaning platform that has helped thousands of people develop their multilingual skills for free. Its gamified lessons …

How Daylin Leach's Trump insult “shitgibbon” rose to prominence.

<i>This post originally appeared on Strong Language, a sweary blog about swearing.</i><p>Pennsylvania state senator Daylin Leach got a lot of attention this …

Downing Street

Orangutan alarm calls may reveal origins of the first words in the human language, scientists say

Scientists studying the alarm calls of orangutans believe they may have revealed the origins of the first words in the human language.<p>The “kiss squeak” noises, which primates make to alert others, contain much more information than previously thought.<p>Previously, theories on speech evolution have …

How Dare You Call Me a Snollygoster, You Pillock : Cockalorum

Photo: via Budweiser<p>Definition<p>a very stupid or foolish person<p>About the word:<p><i>Pillock</i> (which has also on occasion been spelled <i>pilloch</i>, <i>pillok</i>, and …

Language

Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213

10 Books You Should Read During Black History Month

Historian Carter G. Woodson had specific goals when he created “Negro History Week,” what later became Black History Month, in 1926. He wanted to …

Black History

Gringa, Black or Afro-Latina? I've Been Called All Three

I've always had a very complicated relationship with the term "belonging." Perhaps it's because I've straddled so many worlds in my life, but my true "belonging" place often feels like it's in the fringes.<p>READ: Afro-Latinas Discuss Debunking 'Pelo Malo' & Uplifting Little Brown Girls<p>My parents are …

Puerto Rico

Five Years Later, Trayvon Martin’s Parents Haven’t Even Started to Grieve

This month marks the five-year anniversary of the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. With a new book, his parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, hope to fill out the picture the world has of their son, and secure his legacy.<p>It’s been nearly five years since 17-year-old Trayvon Martin …

You Must See W. E. B. Du Bois’s Hand-Drawn Infographics On Black Life In 1900

If you’d like a vivid glimpse at black history, look no further than W.E.B. Du Bois’s striking, hand-drawn illustrations about black life in America after the end of slavery.<p>The graphs, recently digitized by the Library of Congress, originally went on display as part of the “Exhibit of American …

Pizza Is Love: The Secret to Making Divine Pies at Home

Here’s a holiday to start marking on your calendars: February 9, National Pizza Day. Turns out it’s pretty easy to celebrate, too: Just eat as much of your favorite pie as desired, in whatever incarnation you wish. <i>Buon appetito</i>!<p>Those who prefer a more involved approach to this most sacred of …

18 Ways to Get Your Italian Comfort Food Fix at Home

Special date nights <i>may</i> call for dinner at a romantic low-lit Italian restaurant, but when you want to avoid the crowds (or securing a rezzie), cooking at home is key. When you need the comfort of a bowl of pasta or a meatball sub, these 18 recipes will be your saving grace. Grab some charcuterie to …

Cooking

These Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes Will Save Your Weeknights

What's the <i>last</i> thing we want to do after a long day at the office, other than commute or go to the gym? Come home and prep a dozen different …

Korean Adoption

Real Kids - Korean Adoption Stories - Asian Friends

Korean Adoptee Birthmother Reunion

Meeting my Biological Parents - "aka DAN" KOREAN ADOPTEE DOC Pt. 2

How one of the most obese countries on earth took on the soda giants

Mexicans love their soda. Construction workers go to their jobs in the early morning clutching giant two-litre or even three-litre bottles. Babies in strollers suck on bottles filled with orange soda. In the highlands of Chiapas, Coca-Cola is considered to have magical powers and is used in …

Diabetes

Pumpkin Spice and Maple Roasted Chicken

Fall is upon us, and with it comes maple and pumpkin spice-flavored everything. For Thanksgiving, if you are looking for something a little simpler and smaller than a full size turkey, try this maple and pumpkin spice rub whole chicken recipe.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 whole large chicken<br>• Pumpkin Spice …

Onions

Fried Chicken Is Better Than Sex, According To Top Chefs

When is food better than sex? When it's <b>fried chicken,</b> at least for some culinary experts.<p>PopSugar asked a group of top chefs which foods they find superior to hooking up. Greats including Tyler Florence said fried chicken, yet answers ranged all the way from <b>chocolate</b> to <b>sea urchin</b> to Ben and Jerry's</b> …

Food

Comfort Food: Nostalgia in a Bowl

Ask five people what foods they consider comforting, and you’re likely to get five different answers.<p>That’s because comfort food is all about nostalgia—memories of a parent at the stove, family gatherings around the table, even a dish you hated as a kid but inexplicably long for once you’re old …

Baked Chocolate Doughnuts Become Even Better With One New Ingredient

<i>The following is an excerpt from a post that was originally featured on Broma Bakery and written by Sarah Fennel, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Mexican Chocolate Doughnuts — chocolate doughnuts get a little heat in this twist on a classic!<p>Today we're putting Mexican chocolate — that beautiful …