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Top 10 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong Every Day

Surprise! Many of the things we think we're doing correctly are actually not the best ways to do them. This includes even basic, everyday things like …

Top 10

Get The Best Interest on Your Savings by Using a Secured Credit Card

With savings accounts and even CDs paying less than 1%, sometimes the best interest rates come from savings accounts associated with a secured credit …

Check Your C.L.U.E. Report for Insurance Errors That Could Raise Your Rates

You probably know you should check your credit report periodically, but do you know what your C.L.U.E. report says? It helps determine your insurance …

Five Best Online Glasses Stores

Shopping for glasses used to mean dealing with salesmen and the meager selection at a store in the mall. Now you can order better frames online, for …

When Sleep Goes Terribly Wrong

A story of lost time<p>Chris Stimac was a typical high school freshman: athletic, friendly, into science. He loved football and hoped to play it in college. But in the winter of 2003, he got a flu-like illness, which left him somehow changed. Stimac descended into a dark, foul mood, and he couldn’t …

Why the British Don't Refrigerate Eggs

If you've ever been to a supermarket in the UK, you were probably surprised (if not a little grossed out) to see stacks of eggs hanging out with nary …

Eggs

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

Your Skin Has a Sense of Smell, and Sandalwood Aroma Makes it Heal

Ready for some weird science? Some of the same olfactory sensing equipment that give your nose its sense of smell can be found in your skin cells. In …

Skin Care

If Humans Shed So Much Dead Skin, How Are Tattoos Permanent?

Your body is constantly throwing off dead skin cells—a million every day. So how come tattoos don't fall off with them? It turns out, your body's …

Immune System

100 famous bass lines played in one badass mega-medley

This guy put together a medley with what he thinks are the 100 bass lines that every bass player should know. I think that a few should be forever …

Bass Guitar

BIG's combined power plant and ski slope is "turning science fiction into fact"

<b>Movie:</b> in the final part of our series of exclusive video interviews with Bjarke Ingels, the architect compares his design method to the family game …

Body-Language Tricks to Make Anyone Instantly Like You

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>There's no question that body language is important.<p>And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the …

How to Get the Best Sleep of Your Life on an Airplane

Navigating your way through clueless tourists, grabby TSA guards, and disinterested ticket counter clerks is only half the battle. Once you make it …

Long Haul

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

A Stinky Compound May Protect Against Cell Damage, Study Finds

<b>Correction appended, July 14.</b><p>Scientists from the University of Exeter say that a compound found in the smell of rotten eggs and human flatulence …

Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer.<p>Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us. That means the body usually doesn’t see them as a threat. But over the last few years, teams at …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Learn How to Cook Anything on the Grill With This Infographic

Even the most experienced grill master has trouble memorizing cooking times for everything. This chart tells you all you need to know for almost …

Test Key Items in Your Home Before a Pre-Sale Inspection

We've discussed some great tips to avoid buyer turn-off when you prep your home for sale. Don't forget the simple things a home inspector might look …

Along the Rio Grande, An Innovative Water Market Restores Riverside Habitat

Wildlife<p>Low aerial view of Selden Point Bar, one of the restoration sites on the Rio Grande floodplain in New Mexico.<p>With rivers in the American Southwest dammed, diverted, drought-stricken and running dry, their fate is increasingly in human hands.<p>Now, in the southern portion of the Rio Grande in …

First Underground Trampoline Park Takes Off

While Americans are watching fireworks on Friday, people in Northern Wales will celebrate a different kind of freedom. As of Independence Day, the best place in Earth to gain height will be hundreds of feet underground at Zip World's Bounce Below attraction, the world's largest (and only) …

The First “Potentially Habitable” Exoplanet Was Probably Just a Sunspot

Oops<p>Way back in 2010, Gliese 581g made waves as “the Goldilocks planet”. It was the first planet scientists found within the habitable zone—the region around a star where it’s not too hot and not too cold for liquid water to endure on a planet’s surface. But after the initial excitement about …

Research

Ask Anything: How Long Can A Flower Live Once It's Picked?

Short answer: months, if you’re very careful.<p>Most cut flowers will last a week or two under normal conditions, but “vase life” varies widely. Genetics play a major role, of course, but so does how the plant was grown and harvested.<p>The best you can do to make a flower last for a really long time is …

Cut Flowers

The Disquieting Delights Of Salt-Rising Bread

How Clostridium, a nasty pathogen, makes an infectiously delicious confection<p>I've recently come across a fringe fermentation method that, unlike the breads and brews and yogurts and pickles and misos we know and love, isn't run by the usual benign microbes. The engine behind this fermentation …

Honey Garlic Chicken Wings–Glazed Version

Glazed Honey Garlic Chicken Wings are quite popular in my family not only because of the sauce, but also because of the ingredients. Ever since I get …

Korean-Style Chicken Wings

• ¼ cup soy sauce<br>• ¼ cup apple juice<br>• 2 tbsp honey<br>• 1 tbsp rice vinegar<br>• 1 tbsp sesame oil<br>• 2 pcs dried chillies, finely chopped<br>• 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds<br>• 1 …

Perilla leaf kimchi (Kkaennip-kimchi) recipe

<i>(the other recipe in the video is Kkaennip-jangajji)</i><p><i>Kkaennip</i> (perilla leaves) are one of my favorite vegetables. They have a real good flavor, like …

Hot and spicy rice cake (Tteokbokki) recipe

Add the water, dried anchovies, and dried kelp to a shallow pot or pan.<p>Boil for 15 minutes over medium high heat without the lid.<p>Combine hot pepper …

Seasoned fried chicken (Yangnyeom-tongdak) recipe

Hi everybody,<br>I’m finally posting a recipe that so many of you have requested over the years!<p>When I lived in Korea, this type of chicken was called</i> …

Yeung Chow Fried Rice (揚州炒飯) | Saucy Spatula

Fried rice to me is comfort food (besides a good cup of milk tea or a big bowl of wonton noodle soup). I mean, it’s quick to cook with zero tricky …