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The 42 Best Science Memes On The Internet

Science

21 Books Everyone Needs To Read Before They Die

BuzzFeed asked a bunch of librarians at New York Comic-Con what books they'd recommend everyone read before they die.

Books

The 5 Best Anti-Aging Creams

Over time, your skin will naturally begin to show the signs of aging, which can appear in the form of wrinkles, loss of firmness, dullness, and …

9 green giants: Billion-dollar businesses that are sustainable

By<p>What do America’s leading organic supermarket chain, Brazil’s top maker of beauty products, and the world’s most recognizable athletic brand have …

Consumer Reports: The Tesla Model S P85D is so good it 'defies the laws of physics'

It generated a raw score of 103 on a scale that only goes up to 100.<p>The high-performance Tesla's incredible showing actually forced Consumer Reports to reset its scoring system with P85D as the new benchmark.<p>Actually, these shouldn't be all that surprising.<p>After all, the car the P85D bumped from …

9 New Ways to Arrange Subway Tile in Your Bathroom

This affordable upgrade is far more versatile than you think.<p>For as long as we can remember, subway tiles have been an affordable option for covering your walls. Turns out, updating the classic is easier than you might think. Create visual interest by arranging the tiles in one of these nine new …

5 Exotic Beaches You Can Visit Without a U.S. Passport

(Photo: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism)<p>No passport? No problem! These world-class beaches in exotic locales don't require anything more complicated than a flight to get there and enjoy.<p>(Photo: Chad Zuber / Shutterstock.com)<p>Hailed by many as the world's best beach for its brilliant white …

Puerto Rico

26 Classy Cat Tattoos Every Cat Lover Will Adore

Whiskers, silhouettes, and paw prints, oh my!

Tesla is finally building an SUV — and they want it to appeal to women

With the X, Tesla will at last have a car to satisfy the consumer's craving for crossovers and SUVs.<p>The Model S has been a home run for the company — they are selling as many they can build.<p>However, as Tesla marches towards its future as the mass-market manufacturer of Elon Musk's visions, the …

11 Out-of-This-World Facts About Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan was perhaps America’s most beloved scientific visionary since Albert Einstein. Both a gifted astronomy researcher and an incredible …

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10 Beautiful Historic Houses for Sale Under $100,000

Ssnag the old house of your dreams.<p>You don't have to pay a fortune to snag the old house of your dreams. These 10 historical homes are loaded with vintage charm, and are all on sale for under $100,000! This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

That pesky trouble spot will be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it's about working with your body's natural hunger and sleep …

Nutrition

4 Perfectly Delicious Ways To Make Eggs For Every Meal

Never underestimate the humble egg. Sure, it may be tried-and-true, but it's far from boring. In fact, when it comes to the realm of food trends, the …

Warby Parker: A visionary approach to selling eyewear

NEW YORK — Ever wonder why a pair of reasonably decent eyeglass frames costs $250 or more while a pair of sunglasses of similar quality — complete with lenses — costs a fraction of that?<p>Or why high-end shopping areas and upscale malls across the nation are peppered with eyeglass stores?<p>Two words: …

The Year's Best And Weirdest Diets That Work

The holiday season is almost underway, which means festivities -- and food, lots of it -- will abound. But if you want to slim down before facing the …

Cindy Crawford on Beauty, Fitness and Eating Healthy

The supermodel and businesswoman dishes on her favorite products, the smoothie recipe she's obsessed with and how she feels about her daughter getting into modeling.<p>What are your earliest beauty memories?<p>Well, my mother was 16 when she got married and she tells the story about the very first time …

Red Carpet

14 Calming Paint Colors To Help You Chill The Eff Out

Take your anxiety level down two notches, just by staring at these.<p>Creating a calming space you actually <i>want</i> to come home and relax in is about more than just comfy furniture. If your walls are a loud, vibrant, or just plain crazy color, it's going to do nothing for your stress level. But you don't …

Deep Blue

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium vs. 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid | Comparison Test

TESTED<p>If you are dubious about electrified cars entering the American fleet, consider the two subjects of this comparison test. Both of these models were newly redesigned for 2013, and, as of this writing, the Honda Accord is the bestselling nameplate in the country. The Ford Fusion is the …

Kermit the Frog's "Note to Self"

<i>This piece originally aired on September 12, 2014.</i><p>Kermit the Frog writes a letter of advice to his younger self on CBS This Morning's ongoing "Note …

Who can get Obamacare between enrollment periods

Months after the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period made headlines with technical woes and a rush of last-minute sign-ups, a less-publicized push is underway to insure people whose lives have recently changed.<p>Marriage, birth, a move and the loss of a job all qualify people to sign …

This is the Cafe Wall Illusion

The café wall illusion is a geometrical-optical illusion in which the parallel straight dividing lines between staggered rows with alternating black …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Having trouble watching? Try it on YouTube: NEEEMO 19 Underse…

Having trouble watching? Try it on YouTube: NEEEMO 19 Undersea Hangout with Aquanauts<p>Journey with us under the sea! We’re venturing to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean in September to investigate technologies and procedures for use in near- and long-term space missions. The seven-day 19th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission begins Sept. 8. The NEEMO crew, along with two professional habitat technicians, will conduct this mission in Florida International University’s …

5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead and succeeding we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.<p>One …

The Torte

Make this cake.<p>In case Deb, Amelia (whose enthusiasm inspired me), or the scores of others who have written about this cake did not convince you, I …

The Art of Swallowing

Perhaps relationship bliss is that simple: swallowing an easy-to-fling, hard-to-retract jibe, and instead being polite. It might just bring us closer to the peace we crave, at very little cost.<p>Although Hollywood may try to convince us otherwise, the truth is that relationships are not built on …

Game of Thrones

9 Animal Crochet Patterns

Do you have the wonderful talent in the art of crochet? If so, you will want to check out these 9 patterns from across the web of different animal …

New to Netflix for September 2014

Netflix in September means Robin Williams, new seasons of Walking Dead and The Blacklist, and a Sam Raimi crime classic.<p><i>UPDATE: Arrow Season 2 has</i> …