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Eat More Of These Four Things For A Stronger, Healthier Brain

Remember these four letters: <b>DDFM</b>. If it’s easier, think of them as call letters for a cheesy radio station, “Double D FM!” The letters stand for four nutrients critical to brain health that you probably aren’t getting enough of: Vitamin D, DHA, Folate and Magnesium. Research suggests that our diets …

Pro-Quality Manufacturing at Home? There's an App for That

Real things have been made by computer-controlled tools since the 1950s. But these tools have long been too complex and expensive for home use. The …

The Clog Catcher Prevents Clogged Drains

We've shown you how to unclog a drain, but wouldn't you prefer to not go through the trouble? The Clog Catcher installs in virtually any drain and …

Cleaning

Urbane shingle style Residence

Save<p>284933 Saves<br>• 93 Questions<p>Details: Mark Schwartz Photography<p>Other Photos in Urbane shingle style Residence<p>This photo has 93 questions<p>Ask a …

A Modern Japanese House With A Surprise Garden Inside

A small house located in Japan’s Yamaguchi prefecture has a bit of surprise located in the center of it. House J, designed by Keiko Maita Architect …

How to Peel a Head of Garlic in Less Than 10 Seconds

How to Augment Your Computer with an iPad

You can do a ton of great things with just an iPad, but some of the best uses are using it as an external controller for your computer. From using …

Remote Controls

Making Makerspaces: Creating a Business Model

<i>This is the second</i> <i>in a series of posts called Making Makerspaces, a distillation of the information gathered for a series of How to Make a Makerspace workshops produced by Artisan’s Asylum and MAKE. These posts will appear on a more-or-less weekly basis, and will focus on mission-critical topics</i> …

Prototypes That Last: Simple Tips for Making Durable Parts, Part 1

Advances in low-cost 3D Printing and CNC Machining have made it easy for a growing number of hobbyists to design and manufacture complex parts in the privacy of their homes. But the technology itself is not always enough: functional prototypes made out of PLA or machined out of HDPE often prove to …

Building an Instant Giant Tetrahedron

For the Museum of Mathematics<p>In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice they are not. — variously attributed (Albert Einstein, Yogi Berra, Jan L. A. van de Schnepsheut, among others)<p>The best-laid plans are oft improved with a dollop of rehearsal and some testing, and so it was with …

Grilled Pimientos de Padrón Recipe

Fresh, fruity, salty and mostly mild, these little Spanish peppers are a perfect quick accompaniment to almost anything.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 pound pimientos de Padrón2 tablespoons olive oilCoarse sea salt, to taste<b>Type of fire:</b> Direct<b>Grill heat:</b> high<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Light one chimney full …

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Bacon- Wrapped Scallops w/ Spicy Cilantro-Mayonnaise<p>These make a wonderful appetizer, but they also are great to nibble as a light dinner!<p>Ingredients:<p>…

Illusion of Discomfort: Rigid-Looking Chairs Are Really Soft

An uneven, somewhat spiky surface of sticks poking up from the seat of a chair doesn’t exactly make it a welcoming place to relax. But take a seat on …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

A Spoon That Doubles As An iPad Stylus

Sometimes it’s a fine line between genius and utter stupidity, and the iSpoon ($7) does somersaults on that line with bold irreverence. Designed by Jordan Murphy for Umbra, on one end, it’s a wooden spoon. On the other end, it’s a stylus. So with the addition of what’s essentially a three-cent …

New study finds gaming helps children learn 'ethical decision making'

A new study out of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, suggests that those who spend time playing video games lay some of the ground work for socially responsible, good citizens in later life. Conducted by Dr. Kathy Sanford, the study examined children between the ages of 13 and …

DIY Industrial-Modern Wood and Concrete Table Lamp

I love projects that mix different materials in unique or interesting ways. Lately, I've been on a big concrete and wood kick (like this stool we …

India won by 26 runs | ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Match Report: IND vs RSA Cricket Summary, Live Score Updates and News at Sophia Gardens

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Match Report - ICC Champions Trophy 2013 cricket summary and score updates. Get all latest cricket match results, scores …

7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders | Inc.com

In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a stream-of-consciousness recounting of a dream she'd had the night before--not exactly a Martin Luther King Jr.-style …

University of Pennsylvania

The 16 Best Western Movies | The Art of Manliness

Few figures in history have had as powerful an impact on American masculinity as the cowboy. For over a century, the cowboy has — for better or for …

Boost Your Willpower with This Meditation Technique

Your willpower is constantly being tested, which makes things like eating healthier, exercising more often, and waking earlier so very hard. The good …

Nikola Tesla's Best Productivity Tricks

Inventor Nikola Tesla has certainly become one of the internet's darlings over the years. Part of the reason for that is because he managed to do a …