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What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

Once again we find ourselves confronting the murder of another black man at the hands of police. The video showing Michael Slager fire eight times at …

50 Motivational Posters That Will Boost Your Productivity

I hated going to the orthodontist as a kid. It was the most painful and unpleasant recurring experience of my childhood. While a grumpy old man …

17 Life Lessons They Should Teach in College But Don't

Now that I've been out of college for few years, there's a list of courses I wish they taught.<p><b>An introduction to brevity:</b> Student turns in an essay, …

5 Things You Need to Know About Maple Syrup

On pancakes, waffles, oatmeal and more, Americans love maple syrup. The rich flavor is one reason why it's so popular, but it's also been touted as a …

Flavors

How to Sew a Basic Tee in Less Than 30 Minutes

The best thing about learning the basics of sewing is that you can create your own pieces any time you want with any color or fabric you want. No matter what you’re dreaming about, you can create it. That expensive silk kimono you saw in a boutique once? You can make it! And the colorful crop top …

Sewing

That Leftover Liquid From Homemade Yogurt or Cheese Has Uses From Braising to Cocktail Making

If you make your own Greek yogurt or ricotta you know that there is usually a fair amount of liquid (known as “sour whey”) left behind after …

Cooking

6 things that can cost you if you do them yourself

Slide 1 of 8<p>In theory, DIY-ing everything — from oil changes to laundry to taxes — sounds like a smart way to save money. But when you sit down and …

The crazy interview answer that landed one woman a job at Google

Why? She already knew she wanted to launch a startup, having previously started two businesses. And Google was fine with that, so two years later she left to co-found a startup that gives college students and recent grads an efficient way to find good jobs — and, on the flip side, gives companies a …

How One Top College Ended A Policy That Weeded Out Poor Students

Many elite colleges don't want too many low-income kids<p>CLINTON, N.Y. — There’s a stone patio in front of the admissions building at Hamilton College, a gift from members of the Class of 2014 to commemorate -- of all things -- an obscure acceptance policy that benefitted many of them.<p>That policy, …

These Ingenious Lego Hacks Will Finally Help Math Make Sense

Become instantly smarter with these tricks.

Lego

Stunning Photos of a Man Awestruck by Nature by Chris Burkard

Whether he's shooting Half Dome at Yosemite National Park or Skogafoss waterfall in Iceland, photographer Chris Burkard always finds a way to make us step back and appreciate the awe-struck beauty of the world. According to Slate, Burkard's recent trip to Iceland had him carrying a Lytro Illum, a …

Photographer Captures Powerful Waves on Lake Erie as Liquid Mountains

Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer of 18 years whose hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per …

12 Simple Home Repair Jobs to Lift You Out of Winter’s Funk

Accomplishments — even little ones — go a long way toward a sunny outlook. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy, quick home repair chores you can do …

In Other Countries, You’re as Likely to Be Killed by a Falling Object as by a Gun

Two young campers were sleeping in Yosemite Valley this August when a tree branch snapped and fell on their tent, killing them both. “We don’t know what caused the limb to fall,” said the park’s spokeswoman, Jodi Bailey. “It seems like just a freak accident.”<p>Ms. Bailey was right: Being killed by a …

United States

5 Super Efficient Ways to Learn More in Less Time

Learning doesn't have to be a chore. Use these five simple tricks to quickly retain new information.<p>Since we haven't yet discovered a way to add more hours to the day, the best we can do is be more efficient with the time we have. These tips will help you retain more information without sacrificing …

60 Tiny Love Stories to Make You Smile

Here’s a selection of 60 tiny love stories recently submitted to our sister site, <i>Makes Me Think,</i> that not only made us think, but warmed our hearts …

Furry faces: The 2015 US National Beard and Moustache Championships, in pics - Telegraph

This amazing 3d-printed home and car can charge each other

The future of smart energy-efficient homes may be all about sharing. This is the concept behind AMIE, the Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy concept by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the largest science and energy lab of the U.S. Department of Energy.<p>Both the one-room shelter and the …

A 23-year-old Google employee lives in a truck in the company's parking lot and saves 90% of his income

The idea started to formulate while Brandon — who asked to withhold his last name and photo to maintain his privacy on campus — was interning at Google last summer and living in the cheapest corporate housing offered: two bedrooms and four people for about $65 a night (roughly $2,000 a month), he …

San Francisco

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The 7 Most Common Code Violations Remodelers Make

A good DIYer knows a lot about tools and techniques, but the best DIYers know about building codes, too. Completing home improvement projects that …

This tiny engineering school is one of the hardest colleges to get into in America

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Massachusetts, was No. 14 on the list.<p>The academic-review site Niche.com ranked the hardest-to-get-into colleges based on acceptance rates and SAT and ACT scores — with acceptance rates receiving a weighted average of 60% and ACT and SAT scores …

6 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Look So Much Better

Style genius Emily Henderson shows you how to fix all your interior design woes.

Home Decorating

What I Wish I Knew Before I Delivered My Stillborn Son

When the doctor confirmed my worst suspicions and slowly helped me up from the exam table, I asked, "What happens now? Do I need to have a D&C?" He shook his head no. "You'll need to deliver." With those words, I was transported into a "through the looking glass" world where life as it was supposed …

6 Questions to Ask Your Kids After School

It's truly priceless to watch your child as he recounts --with sparkling eyes--the little adventures and situations that made him laugh at school that day.<p>Big change this year-- all three of my little boys are going to school! The eldest is in kindergarten this year, and the twins are starting …

Jour

Here Are the Top Colleges and Universities, As Ranked By Students

College rankings are in no short supply, from U.S. News & World Report to Princeton Review to the international Times Higher Education.<p>But one set of newly released rankings are chosen by a different kind of experts: College students themselves.<p>University of Mississippi cheerleaders cheer before an …

Can you really roll those aches and knots away?

When my husband has a particularly tough workout (or workday), he comes home and says, "I have to roll."<p>He's talking about using a foam roller on …