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7 small homes you'll want for yourself

We have 7 alternatives of small homes for you. The funny thing regarding this selection, which was guided by professional architects, is that we want …

Interior Design

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Obama’s Official Photographer Favorite Pictures in 8 Years

Pete Souza fut le photographe officiel de la Maison Blanche durant les deux mandats de Barack Obama. Le nombre de clichés qu’il a pris durant huit …

Design

A Super-Early Dinner Can Burn More Fat: Study

Eating all your meals within a six-hour window sounds like some sort of fad diet (and a recipe for midnight fridge raids). But a small new study …

Here's why the FDA believes marijuana is no medicine

Voters in five states, including California, will decide whether to legalize weed for recreational use by adults, and citizens in four others will cast ballots on whether to allow medical marijuana.<p>If all of the measures succeed, it could force federal lawmakers to reconcile restrictive federal …

Cannabis

The 18 Best Pocket Knife Designers In The World

Though the craft of knife making dates back centuries – even before recorded time – there is still a stigma associating these items with violence. …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump mischaracterized the record on Hillary Clinton's defense of her husband and her own treatment of women when he brought up Bill Clinton's sexual history and other episodes of the past. Clinton didn't give a square account of the fallout from her email practices.<p>A look …

Government

A beginner’s guide to the best torrent clients

A good torrent client can be hard to find.<p>Even if the popular BitTorrent Transmission’s malware attack last month didn’t totally scare you off from …

How To Order Wine Like An Adult

So you want to become a wine connoisseur — or just how to navigate the drink menu when you go out to dinner — but you don't know where to start. …

Incredible photos show a side of synchronized swimming you’ve never seen before

A series of underwater photos snapped during the synchronized swimming duet finals at the Rio Olympics gives an intimate glimpse at the unseen parts of swimmers' routines.<p>Here's what it really looks like inside the Olympic synchronized swimming pool:

Swimming

Why You Need a Kitchen Designer

Clients often ask me, "Why do I need a kitchen designer? I'm already working with an interior designer." The answer is simple: A good kitchen designer supports your architect or designer and brings in specialized knowledge of what makes a kitchen look beautiful and work well.<p><b>Understanding …

Here's how ISIS was really founded

<b>(CNN) —</b> Plenty has been said about Donald Trump calling President Barack Obama the "founder of ISIS." The GOP presidential candidate added to the conversation himself on Friday, tweeting that he was being sarcastic when he made the remarks.<p>A day earlier, he told a radio host that Obama deserves …

Islam

The Devil and Donald Trump

Alone in his bedroom on a dark and stormy night, Donald Trump was inventing some tax returns, when the devil appeared before him.<p>“Fear not,” the devil said. “You need not file tax returns. Ever. Also, I will make sure you are elected president this year and again in 2020.<p>“But in return, you must …

Donald Trump

5 must-knows when designing a garden

We asked Lyndall Keating of Garden Society the best way to start designing your outdoor area.<p>"I recommend starting your garden design process by …

Landscaping

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27%, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've long known that "bad" fats aren't the healthiest choices in our diets, but the latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying.<p>The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk by making healthier fat choices.<p>"This study is …

Nutrition

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Markets

Chinese supercomputer is the world's fastest — and without using US chips

China now has more of the world's fastest supercomputers than the US<p>A Chinese supercomputer built using domestic chip technology has been declared the world's fastest. The news highlights China's recent advances in the creation of such systems, as well the country's waning reliance on US …

China

3D printing produces human-hairlike bristles

Researchers at MIT's Media Lab have created a means of 3D-printing thousands of soft, furlike hairs.<p>Slowly but surely, researchers are stripping away the limitations of 3D printers.<p>Until now, dense and finely featured objects had been considered off-limits, simply because the computer-aided design …

Home networking: Everything you need to know

Wi-Fi, access point, router, 802.11ac... networking can be a pain! But it doesn't have to be if you know what you're doing. This is where you start.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> This story was originally published on Dec. 9, 2014, and has been updated frequently with latest information.<p>When it comes to home …

Wi-Fi

Stanford researchers ‘stunned’ by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

Stanford researchers studying the effect of stem cells injected directly into the brains of stroke patients said Thursday that they were "stunned" by the extent to which the experimental treatment restored motor function in some of the patients. While the research involved only 18 patients and was …

The Brain

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Meditation

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

California

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Dec 19, 2016<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen …

Chia Seeds

20 Translations For "Cheers!" In Different Languages

Toast to impressive language skills with this handy chart.<p>With thousands of languages spoken throughout the world, there's one word you can count on to be universal — "cheers!" How you toast to good health, happiness, and prosperity in each country, however, does require just a bit of …

Language Learning

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

Motivation

This is what you're doing wrong with produce

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have debunked conventional wisdom about the best ways to store, prep, and cook fruits and veggies. Check out these science-backed tips for getting the most …

Nutrition

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

The two bakery secrets that make this babka better than the rest

In some circles, I’m acknowledged as a “Jewish baking goddess,” so it was a shock to discover that when it came to babka, I knew what I knew — but apparently there was more.<p>The classic loaf I had been teaching for years is a really good babka. But it’s not The Babka of the Hour. Babka, it should be …

Baking

Companies Can Finally Get Their Hands on Carbon's 3-D Printer -- For $40,000 a Year

Early customers of the technology include Johnson & Johnson, Ford and BMW.<p>Startup Carbon is at last ready to take orders for the M1, the first device to use its 3-D printing technology that builds objects from a pool of resin using a combination of light and oxygen.<p>That approach lets Carbon’s …

3D Printing

Ex-boat builder designs unique off-grid tiny house

"The design was a collaboration between the owner (Briar Hale) and myself, but it really is her baby as she had a clear idea of what she wanted," …

Off-grid