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Stunning Short Film About a Visitor to an Uninhabited Planet Shot Entirely by a Drone in the Utah Desert

“The Visitor” by Australian filmmaker and designer Pete Majarich is an absolutely stunning, atmospheric short film about a lone astronaut exploring …

Paranormal

Perdido Street Station

Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies New Crobuzon, a squalid city where humans, Re-mades, and arcane races live in …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Have Before Breakfast To Blast Belly Fat

Eating protein-packed foods and combining cardio with strength-training exercises are two ways to help blast belly fat — but you can actually drink …

Nutrition

Where to buy plants online

Greenery delivered to your door<p>You’ve probably read by now that houseplants are an easy way to liven up a space while purifying the air too. But then what? Where can you get some for your home?<p>Besides brick-and-mortar options like the big-box retailer garden centers and local plant nurseries and …

Houseplants

10 Best Houseplants for Improving the Air Quality In Your Home

<b>If you are looking for ways to improve your home’s indoor air quality, you may want to consider investing in one or some of these air-purifying</b> …

Plants

Select The Best Type Of Avocado And Grow Your Own Indoor Plant

9 Strength & Weakness Personality Quizzes That Will Tell You A Lot About Yourself

An online personality quiz is the one type of test that almost everyone loves to take. Because, let's face, who doesn't seek to understand themselves …

7 Reasons Why You Should Get Into Macro Photography

Macro photography is one of those genres that triggers a lot of curiosity among photographers, and I think that’s the main reason why many …

Top seven safe, effective natural antibiotics

Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them?<p>Prescription antibiotics, such …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to lose the fat around your stomach, aside from tweaking your diet, you can also tweak your workouts to help see results.<p>Hundreds of crunches are the …

Golda Meir, on the Palestinians

The following op-ed by Golda Meir was printed in The New York Times 42 years ago.

Buh-Bye, Extra Pounds — This Is the Ultimate Workout For Weight Loss

To get the best results, you need to use the best exercises. We've got your top eight weight-loss moves, which you can add to your current workouts or put together for a full-fledged workout. Each exercise is a compound and dynamic movement so you have no doubt you're going to maximize the amount …

Best healthy diet plans for 2018: Reviews of Atkins, 5:2, Weight Watchers, Slimming World and more

It's one of the biggest decisions you face when you want to lose weight - how do you go about it?<p>Do you wing it without a plan, tell yourself you …

Drink This Ginger-Turmeric Mixture Before Bed to Clean Your Liver And Never Wake Up Tired Again

Have you ever heard of golden milk? This mixture of spices and herbs with coconut oil and coconut milk is a tasty drink which is a rich source of …

Are You More Resilient than Average? 5 Signs You Are.

Resilience can make or break you.<p>Possessing resilience means you have the ability to bounce back from adversity or failure and respond positively. Studies show that having this trait is absolutely crucial when it comes to being able to successfully navigate life, work and relationships.<p>To that end, …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

Live so that you feel you've left nothing on the table.<p>What do you think when a plane you're traveling on hits turbulence? Maybe you pray, maybe you mentally recite the excellent safety statistics of flying, or maybe you distract yourself with daydreams. But chances are excellent you don't have the …

Pete Carroll

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released new treatment guidelines that sharply lower the threshold for high blood pressure, also called hypertension. As a result, tens of millions of Americans now qualify for the diagnosis.<p>The new guidelines have raised a …

High Blood Pressure

Coconut Cheesecake

This velvety cheesecake is made with toasted coconut in the crust plus a shaggy garnish of shredded coconut on the top. As with the classic …

What it means to be a 'caretaker' in romantic relationships — and why it could be a problem

There's no end of different qualities that people find alluring about each other, but some particular types of people are attracted to each other like moths to flames.<p>If you have very high levels of empathy for others, you might be at risk of attracting somebody toxic.<p>According to therapist …

The Eight Basic Qualities in All Personality Disorders

From the earliest attempts by psychiatrists to diagnose longstanding deficits in adaptive functioning known as personality disorders to the most …

Psychology

A 20-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Is anyone else having some serious whiplash with fall zipping by? We feel you. And with the holidays right around the corner, we're starting to feel …

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Slow Cooker Posole

<i>Slow cooker posole is an easy version of authentic Mexican posole–or stew–made with pork, hominy, onions, garlic, plus all the traditional toppings.</i> …

Ginger Water: The Healthiest Drink To Burn All The Fat From The Waist, Back And Thighs

The internet is flooded with countless diets, recipes and remedies for natural weight loss and we’ve probably tried a good number of them, some more …

Screams, torture and so much blood: The gruesome world of 19th-century surgery

By William Wan<p>William Wan<p>National correspondent covering science and news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In these troubling times — amid melting glaciers, worries about a nuclear war and white supremacy rallies — it can sometimes be hard to appreciate our modern-day life.<p>But here’s a thought guaranteed to make you …

Victorian Era

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

Best Ever Brownie Gooey Bars

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9×9” pan with foil and spray with cooking spray for easy removal.<p>2<p>Done<p>Add brownie mix, egg, and butter to the …