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A comprehensive guide to Simple Taoism and the Simple Tao.
A little over a year ago, we couldn't help but crack up at the series titled Awkward Family Photos. Now, a little over a year later, the creators somehow foun…
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
A Discworld short story copyright Terry Pratchett 2002.
In a new study, researchers report that bumblebees were able to figure out the most efficient routes among several computer-controlled "flowers," quickly solving a complex problem that even stumps supercomputers. We already know bees are pretty good ...
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The Peters projection is one way of looking at the spherical earth as a flat map. Useful for political maps, it shows the true area of land masses, choosing instead to distort their shape. Compare this with , , or projection maps.
And no wonder: It's the most powerful evidence for evolution that you can imagine.
And finally, although he's way down at the bottom, my personal recommendation is 's , as it turns the ultimate : inverting the world-view of our entire culture, .
The new study of cognitive changes caused by heavy marijuana use has found no lasting effects 28 days after quitting.
Dear Lifehacker, I heard that a lot of companies use software to weed out "good" from "bad" resumes. How do those systems work, and is there anything I can do to improve my chances of my resume getting through the system and into the hands of a real ...
Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far...
I've searched wide and far for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not.
We have progressed enough to know and understand the universal truth of life. It will transform us and our world. Read this book to learn the truth.
This is the Most Meaningful Tattoo You Will Ever See...
Eight years. That's 416 weeks, or almost 3,000 days. This is the amount of time that I have not had a fixed home; moving to a new
My life features a soundtrack of near-continual music, whether I'm deciding which of to suggest for an upcoming film, checking out new songwriters we're considering signing, or just listening for pleasure. Here are five that stood out from the unrul...
Seriously. Just say NO to "50 Shades of Grey".
Briana McGeough graduated from Brown University in 2012 without a penny of student debt to her name. In fact, she left college with $16,000 to spare after covering her expenses.
Information on the use of a variety of herbs and plants for their medicinal and nutritional value.
A list of websites that will help you how to play the guitar online
Blooms that open at dusk, release evening fragrances, and reflect the moonlight make these plants perfect for your nighttime gatherings.
The Zen Backpacking Guide for Sleeping Bags
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500px lets you create stunning professional photo portfolios, find friends, express yourself and connect with people like you.
From cocktails and energy drinks, to smoothies and soda, find out the 11 worst drinks for your body.
*First they removed the hardware and stone top, sanded the table all over, and applied a coat of primer.*Then they gave it two coats of semigloss latex paint in a lively citrus hue.*For a pull, they threaded a length of cord through the existing hard...
Blue light found to improve brain function and focus better than coffee
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It has to do with the fact that we're frying the planet
For decades, Louis K. Meisel has been collecting, selling and promoting a group of artists called the Photorealists. He's also produced four different books that document this art movement. The last and final segment of the series, Photorealism in th...
Fancy a dip, but can't stand the thought of slumming it with the riff-raff in a normal hotel pool? Check out Daved Brosch's list of pools that put the standard Olympic-sized ones to shame.
Here's a structure that won't provide shelter from wind or rain, and is only marginally better when it comes to the midday sun. So, why build it? Because in the absence of walls and a roof, it defi...
Nobody can ignore TED, a powerhouse of fast, mind-blowing and paradigm breaking talks that last around 20 minutes. Experts in diverse fields such as anthropology, entrepreneurship, cosmology or brain science deliver a presentation all under the motto...
There is so much in life that we just tolerate. Some of it we have to deal with (taxes, bad weather, traffic). But there's a good portion of stuff that we tolerate even when we don't have to. We step around things, overlook irritations, and mindlessl...
Cutting meat from your diet just one day a week can improve your health and reduce your carbon footprint. Give it a go with these delicious vege...
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1. Juan Enriquez: Will our kids be a different species? Juan asks in this compelling TEDtalk 'can we upgrade ourselves?' His answer immediately puts humankind in perspective. So far, there have been 29 upgrades of humanoids. Multiple versions co-exi...
A simple, step-by-step procedure for pulling DNA out of onion cells.