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Your kitchen sponge could have more bacteria than a toilet seat

Five of the ten most abundant bacteria species are categorized as potential pathogens.<p>They are often damp, continuously introduced to new microbial cells, and are one of the biggest reservoirs of active bacteria in your whole house. And they aren’t even located in your bathroom.<p>We are talking about …

Biology

17 Photos That'll Only Make Sense To People Who LOVE To Be Organized

Everything. In. Its. Place.

Laundry Rooms

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? Science Says Nag the Heck Out of Them

For tweens, eye-rolling and backtalk really means, 'Thank you for the helpful advice. I shall endeavor to act accordingly.'<p>Someday, my daughter is going to kill me for this one, but it's a story that will vindicate parents everywhere.<p>Researchers in the United Kingdom say parents' super-high …

Parenting

15 Trash-to-Treasure Crafts That'll Entertain Your Kids for Less

Keeping the kids happy has never been cheaper.<p>Toys don't have to be store-bought to achieve Most Valuable Player status. First, try making one of …

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forrester architects remodels & expands residence in north london

<b>forrester architects remodels & expands residence in north london</b><br>all images courtesy of forrester architects<p><b>a red-bricked villa in belsize park,</b> …

Why People Spend Hours Shaping Perfect Balls of Mud into Shiny Balls

<i>Hikaru Dorodango</i>, or Shiny Dumpling (famously called “shiny balls of mud” by writer William Gibson), is the Japanese art of forming spherical balls …

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17 Well Decorated Walls That You'll Want to Recreate at Home

Wall decor is paramount to interior design no matter which way you look at it. Indeed, the worst thing you can do is to leave the walls blank and …

This graph shows how much money you can earn from each college major

Student-loan debt in the US continues to skyrocket. And at $1.2 trillion, it now now exceeds car loans and credit-card debt figures.<p>And between 2001 and 2012, the average sticker price for tuition rose 46%, according to a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, which adjusted its figure for …

College & University

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

This is the Coolest Marble Run Machine You Will See Today

Granted it may also be the only ‘marble run machine’ video you see today, it’s hypnotizing to watch 11,000 marbles in motion like this! This sound …

‘Damn Simple' Tiny House Costs Just $1,200 To Build Yourself

(Photo Credit: Relaxshacks)<p>If you thought you could <i>never</i> live in a tiny house, think again.<p>This tiny A-frame cabin is just 80 square feet at its base, but it packs a totally livable punch. Inside, there’s a bed, storage space, sink, mini-fridge and overhead loft. Open up the roof extension, and …

19 Genius Ways To Organize Your Garage

5. Create this clever organization unit with upcycled plastic jars.<p>Chez Larsson<p>Advertisement<p>6. Use pre-divided storage containers to store small …

DIY Fairy Houses from Cardboard Boxes

We love a good cardboard box. My kids especially. (I’ll bet your kids are the same way.) There is a competition between the two to call dibs on each …

The Post

19 IKEA Hacks for the Nursery

Babies are tiny, but somehow their stuff manages to take up a lot of space and can be very expensive. IKEA is great for its affordable options and modern style, but sometimes you want something with a bit more personality and color for decorating your nursery. Our very own Brit rocked the DIY …

Decorations

Truth or Drink

(YouTube link)<p>Cut Video sat several couples down for a game of Truth or Drink. If you don’t want to answer a question truthfully, you can take a …

Alcohol

20+ Dogs Who Suck At Hide-And-Seek

Dogs sometimes need to hide from their owners, especially when they've chewed on something their master values. Unlike ninja cats, however, they …

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

Nutrition

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Advertisement<p>36 Comments<p>Credit: Robert Fruehauf/Shutterstock<p>Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for …

Mr. Incredibeard Continues to Impress with Bizarre Facial Hair Designs

With an impressive crop of facial hair, Isaiah Webb creates fantastically peculiar beard sculptures. Known as Mr. Incredibeard online, the beard artist has gained quite an online following since he started practicing in 2012.<p>In his latest photo sequence, Webb uses his beard to spell words, create …

San Francisco

This Photographer Transforms His Dog Into Different Animals Every Holiday Season

Bristol, England-based photographer Peter Thorpe has a special treat for his clients every holiday season. For the past 20 years, he has sent …

Hilarious Chalk Street Art Will Make You Chuckle

These little pieces of art deserve at least a chuckle. Thanks to the humor of self-taught artist David Zenn, life is just a little brighter for those …

FedEx humor

SourceLair Lets You Code Right In Your Browser

Editing code isn’t that hard. A terminal, a little Vim, a little PHP, some beer, and maybe a few Google searches and you’re off and running. But what if you want to work on a project without compromising your personal server or don’t really have an environment for coding? SourceLair is one …

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How to Wear a Tie Clip Properly

As a follow-up to our guides on french cuffs and pocket squares, we thought it’d be helpful to give you a primer on yet another oft-overlooked …