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This Polish Soup Will Make You Feel Souperhuman

It was miserable in Warsaw when I fell in love with a soup. That is, admittedly, the best weather to fall in love with a soup: drizzly and windy, the …

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

Anatomy of the Brain: Your Cerebrum

Cerebrum Governs Your Higher Functions<p>The cerebrum, also known as the telencephalon, is the largest and most highly developed part of your brain. It …

Are Space, Time, And Gravity All Just Illusions?

The Universe, as we know it, has a fundamental flaw staring us right in our faces, letting us know that our knowledge is incomplete. The four fundamental forces are described by two different and mutually incompatible frameworks: General Relativity for gravitation, and Quantum Field Theory for the …

Dark Matter

Listen to any door open with this wireless doorbell kit for $10

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>PECHAM US on Amazon (99% positive feedback lifetime) currently has Amazon’s #1 best seller Wireless Doorbell Kit (up to 1,000 ft) …

Smart Homes

The Sophisticated New Tile Trend We Can't Get Enough Of

I'm very into tile. I have favorite kinds of tile. I watch tile trends. I have joked about starting a blog called 'Tile Therapy', but it is not …

Interior Design

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Keymetrics is a Node.js monitoring tool for your server infrastructure

French startup Keymetrics just raised $2 million from Alven Capital and Runa Capital to build the best monitoring tool for your Node.js infrastructure. The startup’s founder and CEO Alexandre Strzelewicz also created the popular open source Node.js process manager PM2.<p>How do you turn a popular open …

The 12 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe for couples

With that in mind, a new report from Post Office Travel Money released today has unearthed the cheapest tourist hotspots in Europe.<p>To produce the ranking, Post Office Travel Money calculated several expenses for food and drink — including a three-course meal for two with a bottle of wine, a bottle …

A surreal synchronised wave of light

Although there are about 2,000 species of fireflies in the world, synchronous fireflies – ones that can coordinate their flash patterns – exist in just a handful of places on Earth.<p>Although there are about 2,000 species of fireflies in the world, synchronous fireflies ­– ones that can coordinate …

Nature

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HomeMade Modern EP60 Stackable Planters

My friends at The Home Depot asked me to design a vertical garden project for their DIY Workshop program. This vertical garden is made from a series …

Woodworking

How to Get High Without Drugs: Holotropic Breathwork, Hypnagogia, and Eye Contact

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Jacqueline Ronson</b><p>People take mild altering drugs -- everything from Tylenol to LSD -- because the effects are useful, interesting, or pleasurable. In altering the way we process stimuli, drugs facilitate a change in our thoughts and behaviors. This …

The Alternative to Drugs. The real treatment for human suffering.

My opposition to psychiatric drugs is not just that they are harmful, dangerous, and destructive. That would be plenty motivation enough. And it is. …

Consciousness Revealed

<b>Mr. Jones, at night, was fishing for something down a sewer drain under a street light. A passerby asked him, "Did you drop your keys down this storm</b> …

Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

Why Award-Winning Mixologist, Marvin Martinez, Thinks the Negroni is the Perfect Cocktail

<i>What I Drink is a series featuring legendary bartenders to learn about how they got started, what they love to drink and discover their go-to</i> …

The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

<b>(AP/Jose F. Moreno)</b><p>How a promising but oversimplified idea caught fire, then got coopted by conservative ideology<p>Alfie Kohn<p>August 16, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>One of the most popular ideas in education these days can be summarized in a single sentence (a fact that may help to account for its …

Pedagogy

The most famous band of all-time from every state

To determine the most famous band from every state, we looked at reputation, record sales, and awards, considering each band within their own era.<p>We used the term "band" loosely here, including any musical act consisting of more than one person. We focused mostly on the state where each band …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

I'm in!<p><b>“We choose to examine a phenomenon which is impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any classical way, and which has in it the heart</b> …

The right way to pack for camping trips — according to a pro

To that end, we enlisted Sheppard to assemble a packing list anyone can refer to in preparation for a camping trip.<p>"Before setting out on purchasing camping gear, you want to ask yourself a few simple questions. That way, you can set your sights on what's going to make this the best possible …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Apps

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

These 7-Layer S'mores Desserts Might Be The Best Thing That's Happened To Mason Jars

Campfire season may be over, but that doesn't mean you must forgo the taste of s'mores until next summer. One company called Vivéltre has taken s'mores off the stick and put them into a jar, making it possible to eat the sugary sweet all year round.<p>Each mason jar is composed of seven layers that …

14 Stuffing and Dressing Recipes to Make Thanksgiving's Best Dish Even Better

Let's get one thing out of the way: Whether the dish we're discussing is called "stuffing" or "dressing," and whether those terms actually refer to the same dish or two different ones, is a topic of hot debate, but frankly, we don't care all that much. Here's what we care about: a moist, savory, …

iPhone Life's Top 20 Headphones of 2014 | iPhoneLife.com

To make it onto this list, headphones must shine in the following areas: They must be exceptionally comfortable, they must be well built and they must have superior sonic quality. No earphones that have to be inserted into the ear are included in this list and any Bluetooth headphones featured have …

Consumer Tech

The Secret Ingredient to Tastier Tacos | Men's Health

When you shop for this recipe, be sure to buy Mexican-style chorizo, a raw sausage sold loose or in links you can break apart. Spanish chorizo is a cured, hard sausage, and while delicious, it’s not right for this recipe.<p>Armed with this recipe, you can host your next taco night at your casa.<p><b>Potato</b> …