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Meet Ingo and Poldi: Tiny rescued owl and dog are madly in love

Tanja Brandt is a German photographer who has dedicated her career towards photographing animals and wildlife.<p>In one of her most recent projects, …

This man is traveling 300 miles by wheelchair to push for more accessible nature trails

Ian Mackay considers himself a cyclist and a birder — a nature buff who gets lost on lush trails near his Washington state home for hours every …

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15 "Harry Potter" Destinations You Can Visit in Real Life

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China's cliff-clinging glass skywalk opens to public | CNN Travel

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

Trichome Institute's TAG System Puts a Grade on the Quality of Your Weed

Max Montrose, founder and CEO of Trichome.<p>Kate McKee Simmons<p>So the TAG system looks at each strain microscopically and grades the weed based on look …

Physics Reveals What’s In Herculaneum’s Incinerated Ancient Scrolls

If you’re studying a <b>long-lost</b> culture, there’s hardly anything more <b>tantalizing</b> than having in-hand <b>papyrus scrolls</b> written by its citizens. What</b> …

These Bronze Age Humans Were History's Biggest Weed Dealers

The finest dank the Caucasus had to offer.<p>About 5,000 years ago, a mysterious tribe poured into Europe and Asia from the steppes of modern-day Russia and Ukraine. With them, they brought valuable knowledge of metalworking, horseback riding, and technology such as the wheel.<p>But historians believe …

Tinycamper Teardrop Camping Trailers

Have no time to build your own camping trailer for your awesome road trip? Take a look at Tinycamper’s teardrop camping trailers. They will give you …

Scandinavia Has Green-Roofed Homes That Are Like Real-Life Hobbit Houses

Curb appeal: cozy exterior, extensive windows, and a green roof? These adorable homes prove that a grassy canopy can make the perfect ceiling addition to any house. Green roofs are traditional in many Nordic countries throughout Europe, so much so that there is an annual competition to determine …

5 Habits To Get Over Self-Limiting Beliefs

“Iceberg beliefs”–self-limiting, below-the-surface doubts–could be major obstacles to your success. Here’s how to overcome them.<p>Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back from greater success is something you might not even be aware of.<p>They’re called “iceberg beliefs,” and they could be major …

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

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September blew away the margin for Earth's warmest month on record

September 2015 was the warmest such month for Planet Earth since such data began in 1880, and very likely long before that, according to data …

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‘Just a Man and His Backpack’ Filmed One Second of Every Day on His Adventure

“No glitz. No glamour. Just a man and his backpack.”<p>That’s what a man going by the YouTube username TheLifeOfJord said of his mission to travel the world after quitting his job.<p>During his endeavor, he compiled one second of footage he filmed on every day of his trip.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>Image …

Foods To Sharpen Your Memory, Improve Your Mood + Be Mentally Sharp Past 100

<i>Terry Wahls, MD, is a functional medicine doctor, clinical professor, and a survivor of progressive multiple sclerosis who used her own protocol to</i> …

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very different than many of the places to the east. In Colorado, there is …

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Husband and Wife Team Photograph the Solitude of Sweden’s Wild Landscapes

Picture Stories<p>Picture Stories<p>Husband-and-wife photography team Erlend and Orsolya Haarberg are perfectly comfortable with silence. So comfortable, in fact that they would go weeks at a time without seeing another human being while hiking, camping, and photographing in the magical and mystical …

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Ten Best Colorado Suburbs to Buy a House

The Niche website, which specializes in ranking pretty much anything and everything, has some advice via its list of the best Colorado suburbs in …

17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed

According to the conventional view of history, humans have only walked the Earth in our present form for some 200,000 years. Advanced civilizations …

18 Signs That You’re Here to Transform Human Consciousness

For many years now, people have been talking about “The Shift” — a mysterious transformation of human consciousness that is supposedly underway.<p>Ever …

Front Range BBQ named best in Colorado by Yahoo! Travel

Yahoo! Travel has created a list of the best BBQ in all 50 states and in Colorado, the winner was Front Range BBQ in Colorado Springs.<p>Yahoo! wrote, …

10 Things to Do for $10 in Denver This Weekend (9 Free!), September 4-7

Now that's just an epic painting.<p>Rob Kaz Facebook<p><b>Disney and Star Wars Art Show/Grand Opening at The Incredible Art Gallery (Friday-Monday, …

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Site in Athens revealed as an ancient temple of twin gods Apollo and Artemis

In 2015, an ancient well was uncovered in Kerameikos in central Athens, Greece, with inscriptions calling upon Apollo, the Greek god of prophecy. …

Breakfast Pizza Recipes That'll Revolutionize Your Mornings

Mamma mia! These pizzas will have you leaping out of bed.<p>Pizza for breakfast doesn't have to mean reheating leftovers from last night's dinner (though that's totally acceptable, especially if you do so on a skillet). You can tap into your love for this world's most perfect food by whipping up a pie …

3 ingredient cotton cheesecake: why all the hype?

We put the infamous Japanese three-ingredient white chocolate cheesecake recipe to the test<p>Amidst our fascination with <b>The Great British Bake Off</b>, its biscuit boxes, <b>Spanische Windtortes</b> and <b>3D bread sculptures</b>, there is something about an easy recipe that none of us can ignore.<p>YouTuber, <b>Ochikeron</b>, has …

In science we trust… up to a point

Eminent journals and peer-reviewed academic papers are supposed to convince us of scientific truth. Here’s why we should all be wary…<p>Science is emphatically not a belief system. It doesn’t require faith, and it works: civilisation is built on science working. But it’s a full-time job to keep on top …

Photos of Polar Bears Frolicking in a Flowery Field

Wildlife and nature photographer Dennis Fast captured a gorgeous set of photos showing polar bears rolling around in a colorful field of fireweed. …

How to Make Your Very Own Milk and Cookie Shot

Before we begin, let me start by prefacing that the following scenario will happen pretty much no matter what. The trick is to not get flustered and show this cookie dough who's boss.<p>Last year on March 14th, Dominique Ansel (the genius behind the Cronut) shattered our perception of milk and cookies …

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