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The weather's turning warmer in our neck of the woods, which means it's time to start thinking about spring cleaning. While you're emptying your closets, decluttering, and getting rid of the bloat in your life, why not do the same for your Mac?
Once thought to be only the realm of the blue-ringed octopus, researchers have now shown that all octopuses and cuttlefish, and some squid are venomous. The work indicates that they all share a common, ancient venomous ancestor and highlights new ave...
A three-toed dinosaur track has vanished from public lands in Utah, and Bureau of Land Management officials are looking for help recovering the fossil. Someone chiseled the track of a theropod (a family of meat-eating dinosaurs that included T. rex)...
There is more to the Adriatic region of Italy than just Venice. Join Jenn Miller for a tour down the coast of the Adriatic Sea and discover five stops on the Italian side that don't rate highly in the guidebooks but are not to be missed, nonetheless.
Science has now confirmed that stimulating your brain through exercise can make you smarter.
Expedition Portal is a community of expedition travelers intent on exploring the distant and remote places of the world. Society today encourages people to live life through the accomplishments of others, as shown on TV and in movies. The real challe...
A recent study conducted by Andras Biokei-Gorzo at the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at the University of Bonn in Germany is suggesting that marijuana(or the activation of the brain's cannabinoid system) triggers the release of antioxidants, whic...
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Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford and founded a company called Theranos with her tuition money. Now, instead of vials of blood, Theranos requires only a pinprick and a drop of blood. With that they can perform hundreds of tests, ...
TED Talks Blogger Courtney Martin examines the perennially loaded word "feminism" in this personal and heartfelt talk. She talks through the three essential paradoxes of her generation's quest to define the term for themselves.
As individuals, we may disagree on many issues, from philosophy to politics, to what constitutes proper nutrition. But if there is one topic everyone recognizes
Want to spend a few nights under the stars but not sure where to go? We've got 26 spots — all over the U.S. — to head for some unforgettable experiences (and pretty awesome photo ops).
Recipe for a simple, fresh-flavored pasta dish tossed in a light sauce of lemon, olive oil, parmesan and basil.
Don't be afraid of the ice. Skating offers many health benefits. But start with a helmet and kneepads.
Map of A map from the 19th Annual Report of the U.S. Geological Survey (1898) showing areas of swamp and marsh lands in the United States at the time, with degrees of swampiness shown in two shadings.
Everyone wants flatter abs, and a lot of people try to "spot reduce" by doing ab exercises to try to get them. The problem is, you aren't going to lose fat from your midsection by...
Katie Baker notes that a prominent member of the pickup artist community has written a book about why Denmark is a bad place for p
Famed Portraits and Paintings Recreated with Found Objects
The official website of the Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS), fostering better understanding between peoples through the publication and distribution of literature written and voiced by leading contributors from Fourth World Nations.
Backpacking Europe database of European backpacking hostels enabling backpackers and travelers to plan a trip to Europe in budget hostel accommodation
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you...
This is the account of the discovery of a skull that has the potential to change what we know about human evolution, and a suppression and cover-up which followed. In 1959, in an area call
This Is Not An Invitation to Rape Me is a campaign being run by Rape Crisis Scotland, to change the attitude that women are to blame for rape.
My friend Drew recently turned me onto Kate MacDowell's work. Her sculptures are at once beautifully, white, porcelain scenarios then suddenly tragic happenstance. Kate marries environmental degradation, mythology, art history and literal figures of ...
I think you're going to like THIS. REALLY. I adore the green color, especially during this time of the year. So why don't make something... green? Something green and yummy? Something that will remind...