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Vast majority of states overrun by treatment-resistant head lice

It's August back-to-school time — and that means peak season for head lice. Making matters worse this year, the vast majority of states are overrun with bugs that are resistant to common over-the-counter treatments.<p>In 42 out of the 48 tested states, 100 percent of lice tested have evolved to be …

Spatulas and Wooden Spoons: A Primer on Stirrers

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: A primer on your favorite stirrers.</i><p>The wooden spoon -- that much-loved, earthy-looking kitchen tool -- is ubiquitous in home kitchens and professional …

Kitchens

Artful Wooden Spoons from Hope in the Woods

Here’s what our new favorite spoon carver has to say: “My name is Luke Hope and Hope in the Woods is my journey from an office, where I’ve spent most …

Kitchens

Required Reading: The Artful Wooden Spoon by Joshua Vogel

We’ve been fans of Josh Vogel’s work since day one, when we first spied his handcarved spoons at March in San Francisco. Now the architect turned …

See the wood for the trees: Robin Wood and Barn the Spoon do dinner at Craft

The popular resurgence of artisanal craft might indicate a more simmering ennui in contemporary design, but you'd be hard pressed to criticise the ethics and ethos of its many proponents. The umbrella term of 'making' might still encompass a wealth of folksy hokum, but an increasing number of …

artisanal

This Designer Has Carved a Spoon Every Day For a Year

For almost a year now, Stian Korntved Ruud has set aside some time each day to carve a wooden spoon.<p>The Norwegian designer, who has interned with Tom Dixon and shown work around the world, settled on the project to explore the organic qualities of wood and improve his skill. He told us why he …

Woodworking

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Hue Knew? See the History of Color With This Infographic

The average human can perceive about one million different colors, but figuring out how to manufacture the many pigments that exist today wasn’t so …

Holy Sepulchre

Kent State and the Frisbee Revolution

<i>Thinking I'd write a piece on the 45th anniversary of the deaths at Kent State, I realized I'd already written it -- five years ago. There's not a lot I'd change in this, although there's some comfort in the knowledge that unemployment has dropped from the 9.9 percent of 2010, cited below.</i><p>In …

Artwork found at ancient house site

Alaska Science<p>By NED ROZELL<p>May 07, 2015<br>Thursday PM<p>(SitNews) - At the edge of a spruce forest in Interior Alaska, archaeologists have unearthed bone …

The Three Fates: Destiny’s Deities of Ancient Greece and Rome

The ancient Greeks believed that many aspects of a person’s life were determined by the three mythical women known as Fates. These were three sister …

Picasso painting sells for a record $179 million

Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today.<p>A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said.<p>The 1955 canvas, "Les femmes d'Alger (Version "O")," sets a new bar for the contemporary art market. …

Fine Art

13 Best Paint and Drawing Apps for Artist on Android

Painting and drawing will never go out of fashion, and using an app for art brings a whole new experience.<p>Some pastimes and hobbies have come and …

Apps

I was having an incredibly hard time meditating until I started using this simple method that changed my life

If you do a Google Image Search for "meditation," you get bombarded with serenity. Mountaintops, beaches, and sunsets take over your browser window.<p>Like in the below screenshot.<p>While the stuff of inspiring stock photography, all these beautiful young people sitting calmly in beautiful places do …

Use Leftover Ramen Seasoning in Eggs for a Flavorful, Fluffy Omelette

Making ramen with your own seasonings lets you ramp up an instant product to tasty heights, but if it leaves you with seasoning packets with no …

Udemy - How To Make 20 Games Without Coding And Earn Passive Income

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40 Foods with Superpowers

<b>Alaskan King Crab</b><b><br>Bone Builder</b><br>High in protein and low in fat, the sweet flesh of the king crab is spiked with zinc—a whopping 7 milligrams per 3.5-ounce serving. "Zinc is an antioxidant, but more important, it helps support healthy bone mass and immune function," says Susan Bowerman, assistant …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

A Fulfilling And Meaningful Life: 33 Powerful Tips

Let’s face it.<p>You’re frustrated.<p>It’s so difficult to feel certain about what you’re supposed to be doing with your life.<p>One minute, it’s the happiest …

free Recipe

Make the Alfredo sauce:<p>In a large pan, add oil and heat at medium heat. Add chopped garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the cauliflower, water and …

Top 10 Physics Findings That Will Tangle Your Brain

There's a reason Albert Einstein always looked like he'd stuck his finger in a light socket: Physicists spend their days doing some of the most mind-blowing research in science. Here are 10 physics findings that will cramp your brain and make your hair stand on end.<p><i>"Expanding Universe" by Mblegacy</i> …

5 Tricks for Grilling on a Shovel

Shovel grilling began, so legend goes, with a rancher in the Australian outback who had lamb (no shortage of that in Australia) and a campfire, but no grill grate to position over it. So he sterilized the blade of shovel in the hot flames, arranged lamb chops seasoned with salt and pepper on it …

ISIS Declares War on Mohammad's Covenant

Back when ISIS was still expanding into the multi-ethnic and religiously diverse northern Iraq, not just Yazidis but also the country's 1 million Christians were some of their main targets. They were asked to either convert or leave, otherwise they would be killed. All along, churches were being …

The Ideal Work Schedule, as Determined by Circadian Rhythms

Humans have a well-defined internal clock that shapes our energy levels throughout the day: our circadian process, which is often referred to as a circadian rhythm because it tends to be very regular. If you’ve ever had jetlag, then you know how persistent circadian rhythms can be. This natural — …

All the Reasons Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are So Happy at Work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

Happiness