Sarah Shears

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15 Minty, Chocolatey Vegan Sweets That Will Make Your Taste Buds Tingle

Of all the ways we pair chocolate with other flavors, mint and chocolate is beloved by many — that must be why this flavor combo has its very own …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH: 'Evidence of life on Mars' found in NASA image, say scientists

Scientists have reviewed images taken by the Spirit rover nearly a decade ago, and have concluded that NASA may have previously overlooked evidence …

Nature Communications

2016 November 28 - Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble

<b>Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, Hubble Space Telescope; <i>Processing & Copyright:</i> Chris</b> …

Cosmology

Raw Vegan Matcha Nougat and Caramel Cheesecake

Let me first start by saying that this raw vegan cheescake is AMAAZZZING!<p>It's my first venture into making a raw cake - if you don't include my Protein Truffles or 5 Minute Healthy Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough recipes - and I have to say that I'm pretty pleased with the result... 😎<p>Aside from …

Dessert

Science Says Sleeping Twice a Day May Be What Your Body Really Wants

It's not a new thing. It's actually in our history. It might explain some sleep disorders too.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Do you wake up in the middle of the night?<p>A lot?<p>Have you ever wondered that the reason isn't because …

Rio mayor's star rose, and now is falling, with Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just a year ago, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes was hailed by Olympic Committee executives as the driving force behind the …

Brazil

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

More troubles for Rousseff as sports minister resigns ahead of Olympics

Brazil's sports minister has resigned amid a widening political crisis just five months before Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympic Games. Embattled …

5 Budget Friendly Home Makeover Tips Anyone Can Use

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

9 Common Mistakes You're Making in the Kitchen

In short, you like to think that you’re pretty savvy, food-wise. But despite your best intentions, you might still be making a few unexpected …

Grilled Cheese Egg-in-a-Hole

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 slices best quality packaged white sandwich bread<br>• 3 teaspoons (1 tablespoon total) softened unsalted butter, divided<br>• 1½ ounces sliced Monterey Jack cheese<br>• 1 large egg<br>• Salt and freshly ground pepper<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Grace Parisi<p>1. Preheat the broiler and position the rack 6-inches from the heat. …

Your Tongue Is Trying to Tell You Something Important About Your Health

You can learn a lot just by opening your mouth.<p>Pain, itching, funky spots and odors—your body is always dropping you clues about what’s going on with your health. But there's one body part you probably don't consider when you're trying to get a hold on your overall wellbeing: your tongue. …

5 Ways to Feel Like a Kid Again (Even if You're an Old Grouch)

Children see magic because they look for it. -- Christopher Moore<p>Be honest.<p>You've become a bit of an old grouch, haven't you?<p>And life's become a drag.<p>But you're not to blame. All too often life can leave you drowning in debt, suffocating from stress, and sinking in a sea of uncertainty.<p>Trying to …

Happiness

Expert Advice: 11 Tips for Making a Room Look Bigger

As a former New Yorker and current owner of a wee Cape Cod cottage, I am quite familiar with both the charm and challenges of small spaces. When done …

Optimize Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

See how a few simple tweaks could turn your bedroom into an oasis of restful sleep and sweet dreams.<p>Did you know that your bedroom can affect your quality of rest? From temperature to light and more, scientific studies and sleep researchers have found that our environments have real and measurable …

Televisions

What to say (and not say) to someone who is depressed

Chances are good you know someone suffering feelings of despair and anxiety, but you may not know what to say to that friend, colleague or family member.<p>Depression doesn’t play favorites. Men and women, the young and the old, and even those people who seemingly have everything can suffer from the …

Kristen Bell

Why Coloring Is Good for the Mind, Body, and Soul

Trendiness is rarely next to Godliness. Occasionally though, every once in while, a trend comes along that is interesting, uplifting, and actually helpful. One of those trends is adult coloring books. Coloring books for adults have become so popular lately that they have topped the <i>New York Times</i> …

Articles about back basics 5 homes take minimalism max on Dwell.com - Dwell

These spare homes turn our minimalist dreams into a stylish reality.<p>We are nothing but domestic voyeurs.<p>In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Minimalism

Declassified photos show the US's final preparations for the only nuclear weapons attacks in history

A lot has been established about the immediate preparations for the dropping of the bombs, known as "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," which were loaded onto airplanes on the North Field airbase on Tinian Island, part of the Northern Mariana Islands to the south of Japan.<p>Until recently few photographs …

Archives

A Day in the Life of Street Photographer John Free

Los Angeles-based street photographer John Free just published this inspiring 14-minute video in which he discusses and demonstrates his street …

The Top 10 Metabolism Boosting Foods

As we get older, our metabolism naturally slows down. For some of us that means that it finally will work at an average rate; for others it means …

Nutrition

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

Profiles<p>Atlanta’s realest rapper doesn't say much—but when he does, we listen.<p>By Samuel Hine18 hours agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>Your new summer secret …

Dog captures images that grab his attention

When a dog uses a camera connected to a heart rate monitor, this is what you get.<p>When it comes to dog photography, it's more likely that your pet is …

When Maps Lie

Tips from a geographer on how to avoid being fooled.<p>Maps are big these days. Blogs and news sites (including this one) frequently post maps and those maps often go viral—40 maps that explain the world, the favorite TV shows of each U.S. state, and so on. They’re all over Facebook, Twitter, and …

Maps

Ice Formations - Photographs and text by Ryota Kajita | LensCulture

<i>Ice Formations</i> captured natural ice formations on ponds, lakes, and rivers in Fairbanks, Alaska. Many of these are frozen bubbles of gases like methane or carbon dioxide trapped under ice. When lake and river water freezes, it turns into ice slowly from the surface and traps the gases. The bubbles …

27 Sex Facts You Need in Your Life

This is not your high school sex ed class.<p>Even if you consider yourself a total sexpert, there is always something new to learn about sex. From all the crazy ways it can improve your health to the downright weird things that happen during the act, read on for <i>everything</i> you could possibly want to …

Argentina to seize assets of Falklands firms

An Argentine judge has ordered the seizure of $156m and other assets from British and US oil companies looking for crude oil in waters off the disputed Falkland Islands.<p>Judge Lilian Herraez, based in the Tierra del Fuego region of southern Argentina, on Saturday ordered the firms to stop their …

The secrets behind 'super-achievers' and how you can be more like them

<i>"You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyoncé."</i><p>Everyone knows someone who works full time, volunteers, runs a successful blog, and somehow …

40 Free & Fun Things to Do This Summer

So you want to have fun this summer, but you're not exactly swimming in money or willing to blow your budget. (Relatable.) Or maybe you've already …