October 30th, 2014 | Tags:
solar panels photo

Solar Power Rocks just released its residential solar power ratings by state (including the District of Columbia), based on criteria that lead to strong financial incentives to install solar panels. Find out your state’s solar power facts. The report includes detailed discussions of each state broken down by criteria, including areas where each state excels [...]

October 30th, 2014 | Tags:
Women reading in park

Cute handbags with short handles are making a serious splash. Here are our top picks. Remember those ginormous handbags we were carrying around just a few short months ago? You know, the ones that made you walk on a slant? I’m happy to report your shoulders can finally take a breather: Cute handbags with short [...]

October 30th, 2014 | Tags:
white russian recipe

  There’s something so elegant about a pure white cocktail and this White Russian recipe is the pinnacle of sophistication. Halloween can be about tricking and treating but it can also be about mystery and masquerade. This White Russian recipe floats eerily in a martini glass and makes a perfect dessert cocktail. Adding a dash [...]

October 28th, 2014 | Tags:
Humans Evolving into Another Species

Some scientists think humanity might be heading toward extinction, but others, like the founder of Harvard Business School’s Life Sciences Project, Juan Enriquez, believe that perhaps we are evolving into a different species instead. Knowing that we could be evolving and altering our own evolution is, according to Enriquez, the biggest story ever told. Enrique has released a [...]

October 28th, 2014 | Tags:
Markus Linnenbrink, art installation, color installation, light refraction, Brooklyn artist, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, art installation, art exhibition Germany, Germany art

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October 28th, 2014 | Tags:
Antibiotics

A team of researchers from the University of Illinois have made a breakthrough in understanding how a powerful antibiotic agent is made in nature. By solving the decades-old mystery of how the naturally occurring antibiotic nisin is given its structure by the action of enzymes, the team have opened the way to the discovery, production and [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Tags:
halloween

If the Halloween cheer hasn’t spooked you yet, her are 15 Halloween quotes that will get you in the mood for a good scare (or laugh). ‘Tis the season for pumpkins, scarecrows, goblins and monsters! The weather has cooled down, but that only means the holiday season is just around the corner. First up is [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Tags:
Thanksgiving crafts for the table.

Check out these Thanksgiving crafts for tablescaping your harvest table. With Halloween just around the corner, that means that there’s a little over four weeks to get ready for Thanksgiving. If your family is like most American families, then Thanksgiving is the most important food holiday of all time, and that is some serious business. [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Tags:
tiny houseboat photo

Tiny house living goes the way of the water. In much the same as a portion of the population is disgusted by super sized meals, giant SUVs, and Costco shopping, those yearning to live simply are also turned off by mega-mansions dotting the suburbs of our cities. It’s a social movement that refutes a common [...]

October 25th, 2014 | Tags:

It seems like every month we’re adding more and more special holidays to our already busy calendars, for example, did you know that September 19th is “talk like a pirate day”? Yeah, me neither. However, not all of these holidays are a complete gimmick. Take for example October 16th which is also known as World [...]