Nathaniel Simon

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Army’s sleeping technique that will get you to sleep in two minutes

A sleep technique used by the military could help you nod off in under two minutes.<p>It is said to have a 96% success rate after six weeks of practice …

Sleep

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

20 things every city can do to boost the quality of public life

Benches, trees, multi-modal transportation, and local food are a few of the suggestions in the Center for Active Design’s new Civic Design Guidelines<p>Urbanists have a new playbook: The Assembly Civic Design Guidelines, a new set of recommendations for the public realm published by the Center for …

City Politics

The Essential Travel Guide to Costa Rica (Infographic)

Costa Rica is home to rainforests, national parks and idyllic coastlines. With a number of beautiful spots and plenty of local dishes to try, it’s no …

Costa Rica

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Washington University in St. Louis

How Wolves Change Rivers

Nature’s ability to regenerate and heal itself is tremendous. Even after we have already done our bit to destroy forest cover, release toxic gases …

Habitats

Evaluating Toronto’s Tough Transit Decisions as a Network

The Scarborough subway extension get the most attention, but far more is at stake in Council's transit debate.On July 12, Toronto City Council faces …

31 Breathtaking Natural Swimming Pools Around the World

Most of the earth’s natural watering holes are inhospitable and aren’t safe to explore, but there are some spectacular pools that many photographers …

4 tips for landing a date with the Republican or Democrat of your dreams

With the presidential campaigns in full swing, tensions and emotions are rising. People are slinging attacks, calling names, dressing up as robots to harass others, and, ultimately, losing friends.<p>There's no love lost between political rivals these days, and the timing is inconvenient given that …

21 Tasteful Ways To Add A Little More Canada To Your Home

It's all in the details.

Decorations

Chicken Breasts

The chicken breast is America's favorite part of its favorite bird, and Food & Wine has the best recipes for this staple weeknight dinner ingredient. …

21 Pictures That Prove That Canada Is Not A Real Country

*Squints* Not sure if global nation or really big amusement park.

Obama: America Can't Carry the Global Economy on Its Back

President Barack Obama is calling on the leaders of the world’s 20 largest countries to take bold action in order to spur faster global economic …

America #1? 36 Facts That Prove That The United States Is An 'Exceptional' Nation

<b>Is the United States an “exceptional” nation?</b> Well, the facts show that we are, but not for the reasons that you may think. Now that it is election …