Matt McEniry

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11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Emotional Intelligence

No, Your Cereal Is Not Full of Weedkiller

The Environmental Working Group knows how to play the media like a goddamn piano. They take a category of healthy things we all use—sunscreen, …

Glyphosate

The secret to getting the life you’ve always dreamed of

We are going to do something kind of risky. For the next few weeks, I will be sharing with you 10 lessons I’ve learned about life, dreams, and …

Self-improvement

Tips for making the most of outdoor-living spaces

Whether you have a sprawling backyard, patio or just a small balcony, outdoor space is a premium. So why not make the most of it?<p>When it comes to …

Outdoor Spaces

Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

Lake Tahoe is 122,200 acres of cobalt blue water and reflections of the Sierra. The best way to really get to know it: The Tahoe Rim Trail. The …

Hiking

10 Ways to Do Fast Math: Tricks and Tips for Doing Math in Your Head

You don’t have to be a math teacher to know that a lot of students—and likely a lot of parents (it’s been awhile!)—are intimidated by math problems, …

Mathematics

Why You Should Start Planning Your Trip to the San Juan Islands Now (Plus 7 Amazing Vacation Rentals)

Summer may be winding down, but the San Juan Islands are just about to hit their sweet spot.<p>A mecca for whale watching, wine tasting, hiking, and …

San Juan Island

The Willy Wonka of Urban Agriculture

Ben Greene of The Farmery discusses his revolutionary approach to urban farming.<p>-Advertisement-<p>The self proclaimed “Willy Wonka of agriculture”, Ben …

Aquaponics

How to Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy

Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy<p>Step 1<p>Order your windmill building plans as well as the DC motor. See the Resources section for a …

Windmill

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

World's first fully digital valves open up engine possibilities

British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented …

Engines

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

For better gut health, cricket-eating may be the way to go

Insects are already known to be a cheap and plentiful source of protein, that can be raised on relatively small amounts of land. If that isn't enough …

University of Wisconsin

This dog accidentally ate an edible and got really, really high

When a teen’s dog accidentally ingested an edible, things quickly went left.<p>In a tweet on Tuesday, Seth Mersing posted a video of his 3-year-old dog …

Study Skills

This Spray Foam Will Fix Any of Your Concrete Problems

Renovations for concrete can cost what feels like a mini fortune. But this foam material can fix those concrete problems at a fraction of the …

Home Improvement

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

The versatile HPC Scout is a beast on the road and on the trail

Previous Next<p>1 of 5<p>If you’re looking to have your ebike stand out from the crowd, adding speed and versatility it one way to do it. That appears to …

iRig Pro I/O instrument/mic interface for iOS & Mac now down to $130 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon is offering the IK Multimedia iRig Pro I/O Audio Interface for iPhone, iPad and Mac at <b>$129.99 shipped</b>. Regular $150 at …

What's the Mindset That Defines the Most Successful People? It's What Most of Us Are Missing

Without it, it's impossible to innovate and grow, says billionaire Richard Branson.<p>Nobody likes to fail. Yet failure is the secret to success. If you haven't been rejected a number of times, the current mantra goes, you just haven't experienced success.<p>Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, …

A New Theory Based On Quantum Entanglement Says Your Mind Exists In Another Dimension

Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers once phrased the question: “how can something immaterial like subjective experience and …

The Coming Wave of Murders Solved by Genealogy

The same DNA analysis used to find the alleged Golden State Killer has led to the arrest of a second alleged murderer. It’ll likely lead to more.<p>Just three weeks ago, law enforcement in California announced the arrest of the Golden State Killer using DNA. The press conference was vague, but the …

Genealogy

How I’ve Learned To Get Someone To Put Down Their Phone And Listen

It’s uncomfortable asking for someone to stop texting and give you their full attention. It’s also totally worth it.<p>Over the past few years, researchers have found the mere presence of a phone in front of two people trying to have a conversation can distract them both. With a device in sight, the …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Jessica Chastain wants us to stop saying a certain phrase about men. She's right.

Expressing your emotions is a perfectly normal and healthy part of the human experience. But far too many boys and men feel as though their identity …

Crissy Field to Fort Point: San Francisco's Most Scenic Walk

Why You'll Love San Francisco's Most Spectacular Walk<p>The walk from Crissy Field to Fort Point is one of the country's most beautiful urban walks, …

Brooklyn SolarWorks can turn almost any rooftop into a sun-powered oasis

Brooklyn SolarWorks wants to help bring solar power to New Yorkers. Stunning new renderings of the company’s Solar Canopy envision how city dwellers …

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming | Edward Bullmore

The discovery of genes that are linked to the crippling condition throws up exciting new possibilities for its successful treatment<p>Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The …

Depression

Edoardo Tresoldi’s ethereal wire mesh sculptures rise in the California desert

Called “Etherea,” the installation is part of the 2018 Coachella Music and Arts Festival<p>Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi, known for his full-scale wire mesh sculptures, has unveiled his latest project at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which begins today in Indio, California. Called …

Here are 5 reasons America is not -- and has never been -- a 'Christian nation'

“The United States is a Christian nation.” If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard this statement at a religious Right meeting or in the media, I …

Religion

An Unnamed Pastor Who Told CNN He Was Secretly Atheist Has Now Come Out Publicly

Congratulations to this former pastor for finally sharing his secret with the world.

Faith