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This Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Cooks in 6 Minutes — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

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Hullabalu releases Lightwell, a platform for creating interactive storytelling apps

Interactive storytelling startup Hullabalu has spent the last several years producing a series of apps for kids based around a group of characters it has developed. But after making multiple apps of its own, the company has decided to open up its creative tools to other interactive …

Make Room for Metabolism

Make Room for MetabolismUnusual metabolic activity illuminates embryonic development, cancerBy STEPHANIE DUTCHENFri, 2017-03-03Move over, cell …

What Highly Creative People Do Differently

Here's what research shows about the everyday behaviors and traits of brilliant artists, entrepreneurs, and writers.<p>The legendary writers Truman Capote, William Carlos Williams, and Frank O'Connor walked into a frat house.<p>No, it's not the beginning of a joke but the (incredible) description of a …

A "Toned" Appearance Has Nothing to Do With Muscle Tone

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Ikea is now selling hydroponic gardening kits

Ikea is betting on indoor gardening.<p>The furniture retailer is introducing a line of products, part of the Krydda/Växer collection, that'll help you start your own indoor hydroponic garden. Unlike regular gardens, hydroponic systems don't use soil to grow plants — only water. That water is filled …

Gardening

Starter Home*

OJT (Office of Jonathan Tate)<p>America is filled with so-called unbuildable lots: patches of land too small or narrow to build conventional houses upon. Jonathan Tate’s Starter Home* is a strategy of turning these unbuildable lots into petite, beautiful micro homes. The proof-of-concept is squeezed …

Dubai's newest luxury home on the water has an eye-watering price

Its take on the idea is said to have been "designed with uniqueness as the main underlying thought" and to offer residents privacy, comfort and a …

Incubation Reception Center / Ching Chi Design + Leo-construction designing department + Xuxian Rui Architects Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Philosophy:<br>Ching Chi Architecture embraces a philosophy of "existential design", a term coined by the …

23 Genius IKEA Hacks That Solve All of Your Storage Problems

And just like that, your home will feel clean around the clock.<p>The internet obsesses over IKEA hacks for a reason. When your home feels packed with <i>stuff,</i> easy and inexpensive storage solutions are always welcome. Work a little DIY magic, and even the biggest messes can disappear.

13 Recipes for Chow Mein Noodles

Skip the takeout menu entirely and make your own delicious chow mein noodles instead. From standard shrimp chow mein to creative cold noodle dishes, …

How to Squeeze in a Quick Effective Workout Right at Home

The start of the new year provides just the right amount of motivation to kick-start your fitness goals, but the freezing temperatures are enough to …

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Future of Water: A trip to the water-wise LA of 2040

Series: <i>Future of Water</i><p>KPCC's Future of Water series looks at how California's relationship to water is likely to change in the hotter, drier, more …

Google's 'Self-Driving Toaster' Finally Rattles Automakers

Before Google introduced the prototype of its autonomous car -- aka the "self-driving toaster" -- to the public last year, the search-engine giant …

Forget yoga and boot camp, study says walking will help you live longer

Feeling a bit intimidated by people boasting about their impressive step counts on Facebook or in real life? Well, don't get too discouraged by your 5,000 daily steps — a new study led by the American Cancer Society found that even short walks may help you live longer.<p>The American Heart Association …

American Cancer Society

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

7 Habits That Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

It’s been over five years since I decided to take responsibility for my health and change my lifestyle. As a result, I’ve lost 40 pounds of fat and …

Weight Loss

How to make your app a new habit for users

About a year ago, a video titled “the transformation of the desk” showed how nearly every task we execute has moved to mobile. And yet, as app marketers, you know how incredibly hard it can be to get users to adopt a new mobile habit — namely, your app.<p>So how do you catch people’s interest and then …

Dear Self-Published Author: Do NOT Write Four Books a Year

No matter what experts tell you, no matter what trends, conventional wisdom, social media chatter or your friends in the Facebook writers group insist upon, do NOT write four books a year. I mean it. Don't.<p>Unless they're four gorgeously written, painstakingly molded, amazingly rendered and …

Writing

Don’t Make These 4 Common Short Story Mistakes

by Emily WenstromShort stories are a great way to hone your craft and snag bylines from literary magazines (and hey, they’re also a ton of fun to …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Getting started with open source machine learning

Machine learning is quickly becoming a critical skill for developers to enhance their applications and their careers, better understand data, and to …

Machine Learning

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

<i>By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast," O'Keefe says there was a time -- decades, in fact -- when he would routinely spend two to three …

Weight Loss

Smoking Doesn't Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

China Continues Its Crackdown On VPN Services

China is showing no sign of letting up on internet users who seek to hurdle its censorship system after it began imposing new restrictions on a popular censorship avoidance service in the country.<p>Astrill, a paid-for VPN service that allows customers to access blocked sites and services from inside …

Woolley Pockets: Build Your Own Garden of Eden

Woolly Pockets is bringing the Garden of Eden indoors with their incredible planters for your walls and floors. These breathable little pockets of …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Scientists Unravel Mystery of Ancient Greek Machine

Scientists have finally demystified the incredible workings of a 2,000-year-old astronomical calculator built by ancient Greeks.<p>A new analysis of the …

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