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These Are the Most Inspiring Nature Photographs of 2016

Peter Pan and His Shadow, Fox mousing jump, Yellowstone National Park, 2015.<br>Cindy Goeddel<p>1 of 9<p>Today is the eleventh anniversary of Nature …

Mental and physical effects of magic mushrooms

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

10 Desserts You'll Daydream About

From Chocolate Cream Pie to Banana Pudding Parfaits, these treats are what sweet dreams are made of.<p><b>1. Chocolate Cream Pie</b><p>With a chocolate cookie crust, silky chocolate pudding center and whipped cream topping, this pie a chocolate lover's dream. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Classic Carrot Cake with Cream</b> …

5 Recipes To Lower Inflammation & Heal Your Adrenal Fatigue

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions. Join Dr. Cole for an</i> …

23 Easy Baking Tips That'll Make Your Dessert Dreams Come True

Life should always be this sweet.

This Genius Hack Is The Secret to Making Raw Cookie Dough Edible

Consider your spoon licked.<p>You might think that butter and sugar are responsible for all desserts that taste delicious. But oftentimes, eggs are at work, providing texture, color, and flavor in cakes, delicate cookies, and doughnuts. It's one reason why vegan bakers — who shun animal products like …

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

Dark art deco photos morph Shanghai into Gotham City - CNN Style

Written by Tiffany Ap, CNN<p>Shanghai is sometimes called the Gotham City of the East but it's never looked more so than in this new photography series.<p>Amey Kandalgaonkar, who is also a trained architect, shows viewers a moody, noire side of the Chinese metropolis with his collection of photos titled …

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Dog Saves Hummingbird's Life. Now They're Best Friends.

(Video Link)<p>Rex the dog has come a long way.<p>He was a stray who lived a hard life of fighting other dogs and killing cats on the streets. Then Ed …

10 Alleged Discoveries That Suggest Giants Existed

Stories of giants are littered throughout mythology and folklore. Almost every culture and society has tales of gigantic people who once roamed the …

This Is the Most Expensive Flight in the World

Etihad Airways has just unveiled the most luxurious way to fly from Mumbai to New York—with a price tag fit for a king.<p>It’s a long haul between New …

Platinum's guidelines for great action game design

From <i>Bayonetta</i> to <i>Vanquish</i> to <i>Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance</i>, Japanese studio Platinum Games has demonstrated a penchant for designing …

Super Cut Dog Helps With All the Things - What's Trending

Can your dog sit? Shake? Stay? Good job, I guess. But this dog can do far, far more things. Helpful things. Things that make you wish this was your …

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Woman Rescues 21-Year-Old Cat Abandoned By Owner, To Give Him Best Remaining Days

At the sunset of his life, 21-year-old cat Tigger was abandoned by his human at a local veterinary surgery. Sad and confused, he couldn’t understand …

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The 10 Most Common Gardening Mistakes

Don't let pretty petals steer you into the wrong direction.<p>Nursery owner Flora Grubb shares the 10 most common mistakes made while shopping at the nursery and how to avoid them.

Gardening

Seeing firsthand why Olympic National Park is one of the nation's great wilderness areas

The bald eagle was soaring on an air current above frosty Lake Crescent, its wings spread wide, white head and electric-yellow beak tilted slightly down. It was hunting, and a few seconds later it rocketed toward the surface of the lake. In an instant it was aloft again, carrying a small trout in …

Beware! Depression is a bigger deal than you’d like to believe

There is a fine line that separates being stressed and being depressed, and often the crossover is so subtle, most people do not realise it. However, …

Happy Dog Can't Stop Smiling, Even After Being Stung

There's one dog out there who's inspired us to come up with a new life motto: "Just keep smiling!" Following an unfortunate and seemingly painful encounter with an insect (or other poisonous creature), a Golden Retriever in Thailand wasn't willing to give up her contagious smile. Even after the pup …

33. The Death Of The Waynes

Though the opening sequence once more offering Batman's origin story is brief and a little disjointed (it should have been a more obvious dream …

Happy ending after family pet Cupcake accidentally sealed inside cardboard box and transported 260 miles<p>A pet cat called Cupcake has spent over a week in the post, after apparently falling asleep in a box.<p>Owner Julie Baggott did not spot the animal when she packed up a box of DVDs and sent it off …

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10 Trips That Will Actually Change Your Life

1 of 9<p>Beijing, China<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Tanzania, Africa<p>3 of 9<p>Cairo, Egypt<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Patagonia, Argentina<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>Ha Long Bay, …

Is Solitude a Key Element of Creativity?

Charles Dickens didn’t just have a great mind, he had great calves as well. On any given day, Dickens averaged 12+ miles of walking through the lush …

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3 Things to Expect From Apple's Big Event

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'Girls' fans: You can rent Shoshanna's awesome Tokyo apartment on Airbnb

If you found yourself among the <i>Girls</i> fans obsessing over Shoshanna's (Zosia Mamet) Tokyo apartment in Season 5, you're in luck; The apartment itself …

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12 ways to get your garden ready for spring

With the clocks springing forward and the joy of longer, brighter days ahead, there couldn’t be a better time to take a look at your outdoor …

Scientists Want to Turn Guantanamo Bay Prison Camp Into a Marine Research Lab

The plan to "reboot Gitmo" for science.<p>Last month, President Obama gave new details on a longstanding commitment to shut down the notorious …

Scientists Have Just Thawed a 12,400-Year-Old Puppy Found in Russian Permafrost

And now they want to clone the extinct canine species.<p>Scientists have managed to thaw out and perform an autopsy on an ancient frozen puppy, which …

These Are the 25 U.S. Cities With the Happiest Workers | Inc.com

While we all want to be happy at work, but sometimes that just isn't the case. Whether it's because our pay just isn't that great, or we've got a bad boss, or there aren't many opportunities for us to advance, work can really drag us down sometimes. The good news is that there are a variety of …

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