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These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

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Out And Back: 20 Best Day Hikes In America

A pair of boots, a pack large enough for some snacks and water bottles, and some weather appropriate clothes. That is just about all you’ll really …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

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Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

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This New Moleskine Notebook Backs Up To Your iPad Instantly

Creatives love sketching on paper, but ideas sketched on paper are stuck on paper. That is why Moleskine has spent the past few years attempting to build digital backups into its iconic paper notebooks. With the new Smart Writing Set ($199), the company has finally created a seamless …

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Why buy a boombox when you can own a painting of a boombox that's actually a boombox?

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6 Awesome Gifts under $60 for the Apple Lover in Your Life

It’s amazing the products you find available for the iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch when you delve into the Internet rabbit hole. A friend recently sent me to a website called Fancy for finding lesser-known gadgets at good prices. Needless to say, I found a lot of awesome gifts, whether you buy them …

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Restaurant Visit: Outdoor Dining at SF’s Souvla NoPa, Starry String Lights Included

Restaurateur Charles Bililies has hit upon a good thing: He opened his first restaurant, Souvla, in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley in 2014, offering …

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John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His Freedom

John Hinckley Jr., 35-years after he tried to kill a president, has won his freedom.<p>A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has granted a request for Hinckley to leave the mental hospital where he's resided for decades, to go live full-time with his elderly mother in Williamsburg, Va.<p>The release could …

Roundup: 11 Irresistible Garden Sheds and Greenhouses

Although they’re inherently practical, there’s something luxurious about garden sheds and outbuildings. As extra spaces, they’re not required to meet …

Tomlin 7-0 as Tribe denies Sale 10-0 start

CHICAGO -- White Sox ace Chris Sale entered Tuesday's battle of unbeatens with more hype than Josh Tomlin, his mound counterpart from Cleveland. It's …

Graphic designers' daily frustrations revealed

Click to see the full-sized frustrations<p>Being a graphic designer is wonderful, right? You get to do what you love for a living, from creating fresh …

Nintendo 8-Bit Wooden Pixel Art Adds Retro Awesomness To Any Decor

Jason Lazarus May 8, 2016 714<p>There aren’t too many artistic media left that Nintendo has yet to conquer. From nearly four decades of acclaimed …

Hallway Design Ideas That Will Liven Up Your Home

The hallway is an often-overlooked space, just serving as the utilitarian path from one room to the next. But if you ignore them, you're missing out on a great opportunity to experiment and design hallways with character and drama.<p>Before you get started, take a look around and evaluate the space. …

4 Ways to Maximize Space In a Small Home Office: Ideas and Design Tricks

There is always a way to fit in a home office space. Have you seen a home office fitted into a closet? Did you know that using a mirror can help make …

Awesome Design for a Multifunctional Transforming Utility Cart. Yea or Nay?

For a society that lives in a digital, dematerialized age, we still have to carry heavy stuff around from time to time. There are a variety of …

Furniture

Landscape Inspiration: A Dozen Lush & Lovely Townhouse Backyards

(Image credit: Megan Pflug)<p>The outdoor design for an urban dwelling is something totally different to a sprawling suburban or country yard. There's …

These earplugs could replace your noise machine

Should everything be "smart?"<p>When does adding technology become more of a nuisance than convenience? I was thinking about those questions when I started testing Hush's smart earplugs.<p>The first thing you notice is that they don't look anything like traditional earplugs. Instead of silicone or foam, …

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Families Of 9/11 Victims Confront Painful Memories At Gitmo War Court

Every time the war court in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, holds hearings in the capital case of five alleged Sept. 11 conspirators, relatives of victims of those attacks attend as guests of the Pentagon.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>For several years, we've been reporting on what some have billed the trial …

9 Clever Ideas to Disguise Your TV in Home Decor

Making the TV part of home decor is easy if you get a TV stand or a cabinet that integrates one. But what if you don’t want more cabinets or stands …

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of 2015

Every December, Popular Science honors the 100 greatest innovations of the year. Brilliant, revolutionary, and bound to shape the future—these are the Best of What’s New.

6 Yoga Exercises You Won’t Be Embarrassed to Do at Your Desk

Many of us sit behind our desks and stare at computer screens for far too much of the day. Although concentrated work can be beneficial to our jobs, it can be taxing on our bodies. The following yoga exercises will help you relieve any tension you might feel after too many hours of poring over …

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Glass Houses: A Magical Belgian Bed and Breakfast, $170 a Night

Belgian architect Bruno Erpicum transformed a small stone outbuilding, creating a glass-walled, one-bedroom bed and breakfast in the Belgian …

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Rad Gifts Under $50

<i>Gifting on a budget? Check out these perfect gifts for under $50.</i> <i></i><i>(photo via Yellow Owl Company)</i><b>Carve-A-Stamp Kit</b>Known for their one-of-a-kind stamp …

1. Olloclip Lens Kit

Are you looking for interesting Christmas gift ideas for the iPhone photographers in your life? Maybe you want to make your own “wish list” so that …

Amazon Echo Is This Year's Perfect Lazy Gift

There are plenty of gift guides out there to help you whittle down your holiday options with surgical precision. Those are good and helpful, and you …