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We Hand-Craft World Globes The Same Way They Were Made Hundreds Of Years Ago

We invited Berlin photographer Ana Santl into our private London art studio for the day, to see what daily life is like for a traditional globemaker. …

The New Kitchen Sink Cookie: Mookies!

When I was 10 years old, my family ditched Drake for Willie Nelson and moved from Toronto to Austin, Texas. In order to escape the 100-degree temperatures and keep my connection to the Great White North, my parents decided to send me to Onondaga Camp in Miden, Ontario. I loved everything about camp …

9 clever ways to add plants to your small home

There is no need to skimp on beautiful houseplants and lush greenery if you live in a small home. It's not necessary to have a garden, balcony or …

MIT made a movie screen that brings 3D to all seats – without the glasses

Seeing 3D movies in theaters isn’t my preferred choice for a bunch of reasons, but the glasses definitely rank among its most annoying features. The cheap plastic things always have to ride atop my existing, actual vision glasses, for one, and they also always seem to be scratched or otherwise …

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2018

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

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Everglades National Park: A visitor's guide

0:00|1:20<p>This is a 360° video experience.<br>Use your mouse or the arrow keys on your keyboard<br>to see the entire 360° view.<p>VR STORIES<p>Put Yourself Inside the Story<p>360 Video is not supported in this browser.<p>Please use Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.<p>Like this 360° experience? You may also …

Tesla must learn from its past and make the Model 3 easy to build

To date, Tesla Motors has never met one of its own deadlines for launching a new car.<p>The Roadster, Model S, and Model X were all delayed for a variety of reasons.<p>With its upcoming $35,000, 215-mile Model 3 sedan, though, Tesla can’t afford to be late.<p>The company already has almost 400,000 …

China is building the world's largest city — and it already has more people than South Korea

With a current population of roughly 57 million housed inside a 15,000-square-mile perimeter, the Pearl River Delta is a region roughly the size of West Virginia but with 30 times more people.<p>It's made up of the cities of Shenzhen, Dongguan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Guangzhou, Foshan, …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

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DIY: The Swedish-Striped Canvas Floorcloth

Back when Tara and Percy of Jersey Ice Cream Co. redid my kitchen on a dime (See Rehab Diary: Dream Kitchen for Under $3,000), we determined that …

6 Of America's Favorite Little Towns You Need To Visit This Fall

As with certain seasons and songs, sometimes you just want to take a back road or enjoy all that a quiet, peaceful town has to offer. Fall is a cozy season, and with that comes a longing for tiny towns with quaint B&Bs and little carriage tours.<p>Just in time for colder weather, here are a few towns, …

You Can Almost Always Cancel Your Flight FOR FREE Within 24 Hours... After They Get Cheaper

Everyone knows you can cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking... right?<p>Wrong. We didn't <i>really</i> realize this was possible until recently, when we learned it's a federal rule for airlines to give passengers a full refund if they choose to cancel their flights within 24 hours of booking, …

10 Surprising Ways To Use Lemons That You've Never Tried Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

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The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type

Does your job fit your personality?<p>The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the …

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Australia

By: Courtney Subramanian<p><i>Credit: Paramount Pictures</i><p>Despite how ubiquitous Aussies are -- try and travel without tripping over at least one on the hostel floor -- the outside perception of their country hinges on 25-year-old commercials about putting shrimp on the barbie, kangaroos, and scenes from …

How to Break Up With Breakfast and Flirt With New Ingredients

Long term-commitment... three little words that shoot alarm bells through the ears of commitment-phobes across the land, quivering in their running shoes.<p>But LTC doesn't just apply to human relationships. If you've been trapped in a dreary relationship with the same old breakfast food for the past …

This Is How The Rest Of The World Eats Corn On The Cob

Sprinkled with salt and slathered topped with a dollop of butter is a delightful way to serve corn on the cob, but it's certainly not the <i>only</i> way to prepare the husky goodness.<p>All around the world (corn is grown on every continent except Antarctica), corn is dressed with a variety of wonders -- …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

The classic iPhone ringtone gets a sweet remix

There have been a lot of remixes of the iconic iPhone ringtone over the years, and this one may be the best. The guitar solo at the end is an unexpected twist.<p>The remixer goes by the name MetroGnome, and his YouTube account features countless remixes of popular songs. He’s got some original stuff …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Infographic: Porn Vs. Real Sex, Explained In Food

In the <i>Fast and the Furious</i> series, drivers pull off some amazing stunts. They can drag safes, take down tanks, and accommodate several people hopping in and out a T-top at once (in spite of surrounding explosions). But just like you wouldn’t expect to cliff dive from a falling car with all the …

Infographics

Around The Earth, That Moon Was Pretty Super

As if "supermoon" isn't cool enough, the technical term for the moon when it's closest to the Earth is: perigee-syzygy<i>.</i><p>It happens about once a year, and this year it fell on June 23, though the day prior wasn't bad, either. According to NASA, this year's supermoon was "14% larger and 30% brighter …

The Only Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

When it comes to pancakes, you don't want to mess around. Pancakes are great. They make breakfast a more exciting meal. They even make our weekends just a little more special. So if you churn out a subpar batch of pancakes, the day is definitely a little sadder. And you're meal significantly less …

Pink & Black Water Marble Nail Art Tutorial

iCat: Vintage iMac Cat House

This is a great reuse of an outdated piece of electronics that would otherwise be discarded. Everyone’s happy- the cat with it’s little iMac house is …

Creatively Defaced Textbooks

One of the things I miss most about being in art school was... the casual graffiti. Students of all stripes have a tendency to make flyers, deface …

Textbooks

What's in a Generation?

There is an inherent challenge in talking about generations. When we are in the midst of the rise of an influential new generation, it's said that we can't truly understand them and that we must leave it to history to be the judge. Yet, when we get further away from that generation's rise, we are …

Meet IBM’s “Boy And His Atom,” Stars of the Smallest Movie Ever Made

The image above shows two animated characters in what has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest movie ever made. It’s …

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