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6,824 Flips | 19 Magazines | 23 Likes | 134 Following | 2,501 Followers | @morganisamazing | I'm a mother, a student, a clinical laboratory technologist, a home chef, and lover of all things intellectual! My mags show both sides of the story.

This Dutch startup turns plants into batteries

Imagine a lamp. Any lamp. Now imagine having to water it.<p>Dutch product designer Ermi van Oers created Living Light: plants that double as lights. Or lights that double as plants – whichever way you prefer looking at it. The lights run on electricity generated by bacteria in the soil.<p>Here’s how it …

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22 Brilliant Ways To Eat Eggs For Dinner

Because eggs are eggcellent any time of the day.

The Five Best Porn Documentaries on Netflix

Here's a list of documentaries that you can totally watch for like, the acting and the dialogue.<p>Whether or not you are willing to admit it, odds are …

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Cops harpoon two dark net whales in megabust: AlphaBay and Hansa

Tor won't shield you, warn FedsTwo of the largest dark net marketplaces - AlphaBay and Hansa - have been shut down following an international police …

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to lose weight, scientists confirm

It is said that the best way to live is to breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper, and now scientists have proven the historical maxim correct.<p>A study of 50,000 people found that those who made breakfast their largest meal of the day has a lower Body Mass Index (BMI) than …

40-ton whale filmed jumping fully out of the water like it's some kind of hotshot dolphin or something

An enormous adult humpback whale was filmed breaching fully out of the water off the southeastern coast of South Africa in early July. The massive …

President Trump (and His Jewish Daughter and Son-in-Law) Skipped the White House Passover Seder

President Donald Trump did not attend the annual White House Passover Seder held on Monday night, a spokeswoman confirms to PEOPLE.<p>His daughter …

5 important stories that are totally free of politics

Last week ended with two bangs: one literal, one metaphorical.<p>Republicans in the Senate invoked the so-called “nuclear option” to clear the path for …

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Stop being cheap and miserable — here’s how to save money by spending

All the experts seem to say the same thing: “If you want to save money, stop spending it.”<p>Stop buying lunch. Don’t buy a coffee in the morning. …

Personal Finance

Donald Trump is trolling Donald Trump on Twitter

<b>(CNN) —</b> With his nearly 35,000 tweets, President Donald Trump has amassed a dizzying catalog of droll cultural musings, salty personal attacks, self-plugs and political punditry.<p>His prolonged tweetstorm warning President Barack Obama not to attack Syria after it used chemical weapons in 2013 has …

San Francisco's most expensive house: This $40 million modern masterpiece

San Francisco just reached a pinnacle in over-the-top real estate lavishness.<p>A massive, newly built, Pacific Heights mansion hit the market this week. It became the most expensive house on the market in the city right now, with a price of $40 million.<p>Perched high above the bay, 2712 Broadway is a …

Real Estate

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: unforgettable animal behaviour

From basking gharial to stampeding muskoxen, these images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been selected for a Natural History Museum book, Unforgettable Behaviour, and offer a unique glimpse into hidden worlds of animal survival and joy

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Talking to Your Pets Is a Sign of Intelligence, According to Science

High-pitched affection included.<p>Some people, who do not own pets, may watch their dog- or cat-adoring friends talking to their animals as if they were human (high-pitched, pet voice included) and wonder what on earth they think they are achieving. But it turns out that this behavior is far from …

32 Products Guaranteed To Give You The Most Organized Kitchen

Everything you need to make your kitchen the most organized room in your home.

RIP U.S. Senate, 1789-2017

This week has taught us Washington really is as broken and hopeless as we feared.<p>This is the week when we will discover if Washington really is as broken and hopeless as President Donald Trump and his supporters long have claimed it is. Looks like the answer is yes.<p>If an affable and well-qualified …

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Trump considers rearranging the seats at his table

<b>Palm Beach, Florida (CNN) —</b> The future of top White House staffers, Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus, is uncertain, as President Donald Trump is increasingly sending signals he is considering a major shakeup of his leading advisers.<p>The rise of Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has only further …

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Mostly Human: Hacker Down | ISIS' Twitter Star

The story of the first person deemed dangerous enough to kill... because of his ability to tweet. Watch the rest of the episodes on CNNgo via Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.

Turner Broadcasting

Register and Get Started

<b>With your help, we can make the records of the National Archives more discoverable.</b><p><b>Register</b><p>Citizen Archivists must register for a free user account …

5 Crazy-Delicious Shrimp Recipes You'll Make Again & Again

From Greek Shrimp with Feta to Grilled Shrimp Tacos, these simple shrimp recipes will make any meal special. Just remember: unless you live on the coast and have access to fresh shrimp, it’s best to buy frozen shrimp. The “fresh” shrimp you see in the seafood case at the supermarket are almost …

Are Fast Radio Bursts from Alien Spacecraft? It’s Unlikely, but Possible

Scientists are some of the biggest fans of science fiction. But making claims of intelligent life in other parts of the universe? That’s a pretty big …

What happens if you expose babies to 6 weeks of waltzes? — KPCC

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News.. It may also be available on the …

This May Be the Oldest Known Sign of Life on Earth

Found embedded in crystal, the structures seem to be fossils formed around hydrothermal vents as much as 4.28 billion years ago.<p>Stalks of iron-rich minerals, each a fraction the size of an eyelash, may be evidence of the earliest life-forms to inhabit the newborn planet Earth. The tiny hematite …

In Remarks On Anti-Semitism, Trump Echoes Conspiracy Theorists And White Nationalists

They also claim people other than anti-Semites may be behind the wave of threats.<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump said recent threats to Jewish institutions could be intended to make “others look bad,” Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro (D) told reporters Tuesday following the …

Trump speaks to Congress: CNN's Reality Check Team vets the claims

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Tuesday addressed a joint session of Congress to outline his legislative agenda, and CNN's Reality Check Team was there to vet his claims.<p>The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the speech and analyzed key statements, rating …

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YouTube, the world’s biggest video site, wants to sell you TV for $35 a month

Meet YouTube TV.<p>YouTube used to be the place you could watch almost anything you wanted, for free. Now YouTube wants to be the place that sells you TV.<p>Google’s video site is taking the wraps off YouTube TV, its new $35-a-month TV service that will package a bundle of channels from the broadcast …

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The 1956 Magic Trick That Sent BBC Viewers Into a Panic

Protul Chandra Sorcar, better known as world-traveling stage magician P.C. Sorcar, led his 17-year-old hypnotized assistant to a flat surgical table. …

Atheists better than hypocritical Catholics says pope

Atheists better than hypocritical Catholics says pope<p>February 28, 2017 by Paul Jesep<p>It’s better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic, …

The Church With a Cemetery in the Basement

In many churches, the basement is reserved for social activities: quilting circles, play groups, donuts and coffee after Sunday services. At Center …

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