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Gardens: how to keep basil alive

A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem like the perfect “gateway drug” – a spot of gardening you can do even in the …

Gardening

27 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Small Business

7 state-of-the-art gadgets that'll help keep your house clean

In this age of connected kitchens and smart houses, a future of self-cleaning baths and washing machines that fold laundry for you is probably not …

How to Start a $100k Blog with $0 in Startup Capital: 7 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Secrets

Every founder knows (or should know) that having a quality blog is integral to a startup’s success. Not only is it an effective way to build your …

7 Second-Breakfast Ideas Nutritionists Swear By

We all laughed at Pippin’s obsession with the seven hobbit mealtimes in <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, but the hobbit had it right when it comes to second breakfast. A new study published in <i>Pediatric Obesity</i> made a splash for finding that two breakfasts are better than none in terms of weight loss. The authors …

How to Figure Out If Your Big Idea Is a Viable Business

Before you sink any money into a new enterprise, take your idea for a test drive.<p><i>This story is part one of a five-part series on the best way to</i> …

How to Deal With Your Kid’s Tantrums

They say adults who have high emotional intelligence have better relationships, are more productive at work, and have an overall better quality of …

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

Online Education

Does speaking a second language really improve cognition?

It’s become accepted as fact that learning two languages improves brain function. New studies indicate otherwise<p>The idea that learning to speak two languages is good for your brain has come to be widely accept as fact, particularly in popular media. Studies have shown that bilingual speakers of all …

Hidden risks: 3 foods and medicines you shouldn't mix

Nearly seven out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription medicine. While much of the focus of medication use is to take as directed, there’s another important topic to address: the hidden risks of mixing some foods and medicines.<p>Foods that are eaten regularly and are healthy, nutrient-rich …

6 awesome ways to bring your kids’ ideas to life with 3D printing

Several years ago, 3D printing was making its emergence as a viable and more cost-effective option to ease manufacturing inefficiencies. Little did …

Canada’s work force gave my startup an unfair edge – here’s how

<i>On May 9, The Globe and Mail published</i> Canadians Can Innovate, But We're Not Equipped to Win<i>, by Research in Motion co-founder Jim Balsillie. This is part of a series responding to and expanding on that essay.</i><p><i>Allen Lau is chief executive officer and co-founder of Wattpad.</i><p>To build or not to build … …

Innovation

8 vegetables it’s better to eat raw

You’ll get the most out of these cancer-fighting cruciferous veggies if you don’t cook them<p>Cooking vegetables is usually a good idea: Heat breaks down cell walls, releasing antioxidants. But heating cruciferous vegetables (part of the Brassicae family) actually destroys their unique …

No more soggy veg: how to keep your food fresher for longer

With the amount of wasted food in the UK reaching shocking new highs, Sue Quinn tells us how to keep our food fresh and waste less<p>The figures are hard to swallow. Every year, we throw out 15 million tonnes of food in the UK – and half of it comes from our homes. But why do we bin so much? One major …

Food Preservation

10 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas (That Aren't Eggs)

Kick-start your daily grind with delicious high-protein recipes—including overnight oats and French toast—that pack up to 30 grams per dish.<p>Eating …

6 Things You Learn About Food, After Cooking on a Farm

Spend a year as a farm cook and you'll learn a lot about eating local and cooking seasonally. BA associate web editor Rochelle Bilow shares her tips.<p>Before I joined the <i>Bon Appétit</i> team, I lived and worked on a small, full-diet farm in Central New York. "Full-diet" meant whole-hog—that is, we grew, …

Low Fat

We Tried to Interview This Rich Guy About His Rich People Book

This month, New York advertising man and chronicler of the wealthy set Richard Kirshenbaum (pictured) published a new book, “Isn’t That Rich? Life …

7 Ways 3D Printing Is Already Disrupting Global Manufacturing

3D printing production is still in its infancy, but it is already inevitable. And if you look closely, you will find numerous indications that this historic shift is already well underway.<p>For the last decade, 3D printing has been the playground of the maker community, while commercial applications …

Manufacturing

Google is starting a new company to improve cities

Dan Doctoroff, former CEO of Bloomberg and deputy mayor of economic development and rebuilding for New York City, will run the company, which Page describes as a "modest investment" for Google that could hopefully "improve the lives of billions of people around the world."<p>Sidewalk Labs will focus …

Urban Design

Vietnam launches 'sovereignty' cruise to South China Sea islands

In special promotion, 180 Vietnamese will see parts of Spratly archipelago, a move likely to stoke dispute with China over South China Sea sovereignty<p>Vietnam is offering scores of patriotic citizens the holiday of a lifetime with a cruise to some of Asia’s most hotly contested islands, in a move …

China

How cloud will bring robots down to Earth - Cloud computing news

May 28, 2015 | Written by: newscred<p>Categorized: Cognitive<p>Share this post:<p>Gajamohan Mohanarajah (Photo: TEDx)<p>The term “cloud robotics,” is relatively …

How To Cook Perfect, Fluffy Rice Every Single Time

Rice is trouble.<p>Yes, it's delicious, and rice cookers are an appliance bestowed upon the home cook by the food gods. But it's far too easy to end up with grains that are globby, mushy and sticky (not in a good way).<p>The fine folks over at America's Test Kitchen have some wizardry for wannabe rice …

Can your diet shape your mental health?

<b>The series so far</b><p>To improve mental health, tackle problems early on<br>• For kids in need of mental-health care, too often we offer drugs, not help<br>• The cluster effect: Is self-harming contagious?<br>• The tricky issue of consent in adolescent mental-health care<br>• We can’t afford not to increase access to publicly …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. GoPro is building a drone as well as a six-camera virtual reality recording system.</b> The drone is coming in the first half of 2016.<p><b>2. Jawbone is suing Fitbit.</b> It's accusing the rival wearable manufacturer of using confidential information that former Jawbone employees took with them.<p><b>3. Google I/O</b> …

Forget the notebook, you'll be wearing virtual reality goggles at uni soon

Twelve new "technologies to watch" will change the face of higher education in the next five years, according to new research.<p>The 2015 Technology …

Education Technology

Generation X's Parenting Problem

<i>By Anjali Enjeti</i><p>You remember childhood, don't you?<p>We wore our house keys around our necks like dog tags, walked home from school alone and let ourselves inside while our parents were still at work. We crossed busy intersections during rush hour to purchase bubble gum cigarettes with change from …

The future of Britain? floating cities and high-rise farms

Engineers and futurologists claim the Moon and Mars spaceports and 3D printed houses will be common within 100 years<p>Super-deep six storey basements, floating cities and high-rise farms will be commonplace in Britain within 100 years, engineers and architects have claimed.<p>The next century will see …

Engineering

How Internet Of Things Data Improves Product Development

The data provided by the Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming an essential tool for product development. Five examples that I studied recently all take different approaches but show how the data collected from a product can remove much of the guesswork about consumer needs and provide a …

Internet of Things