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Want to Learn to Code? This Nintendo-Style Video Game Will Teach You – And It’s Free

Writing code is a skill almost anyone can make use of, and now there’s a video game that will teach you how. Set in an old school, Super Nintendo-like, 16-bit world, TwilioQuest teaches common coding languages like Python, JavaScript, and Open Source and combines the satisfying sense of progression inherent in role-playing games, with actual […]

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Their Dream Home Tipped as They Pulled It Across the Water – Then Neighbors Came to the Rescue

If a place that truly floated your boat was about to be torn down, you could try to move heaven and earth to save it—or, you could just move the house. And that’s just what one determined couple did—but they didn’t take an overland route, they went by sea. Daniele Penney fell in love with […]

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It’s a Myth That Adults Can’t Learn Languages as Easily as Kids – And the Benefits Multiply if Your Family Learns Together

Adults can learn a second language as fast as children, reports a new study—and it’s only the conditions in which a child learns a second language that’s given kids a reputation as such fast learners. This means that adults can develop the increased neural connections typical of bilingual individuals that can, by themselves, stave off […]

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Don’t Worry, Birds Won’t Become Dependent on You Feeding Them, Study Suggests

Oregon State University researchers have some good news for the well-meaning masses who place bird feeders in their yards: The small songbirds who visit the feeders seem unlikely to develop an unhealthy reliance on them. “There’s still much we don’t know about how intentional feeding might induce changes in wild bird populations, but our study […]

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Science Shows What Actually Repels and Doesn’t Repel Mosquitoes: DEET, Citronella, Blood Type Myths Busted

With summer barbecue season well underway in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us are wondering if those citronella candles are even working to keep away the biting bugs. Science tells us that mosquitoes are peculiar insects that can’t be generalized as much as we would wish, which is why, at the end of your BBQ, […]

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These Beautiful Italian Towns Will Pay You to Move There if You Work Remotely

As the COVID-19 malaise slowly lifts around the world, governments are looking for quick and innovative ways to kickstart their travel industries. Portugal is building a remote worker village on the stunning island of Madeira, and now two Italian towns are paying 50% of the rental costs for remote workers looking to swap their current […]

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Creamy vs. Crunchy: What Your Peanut Butter Preference Says About Your Personality

Whether or not you like your peanut butter creamy or crunchy may actually say more about you than you think, according to a new survey. The poll examined the peanut butter and snacking preferences of 2,000 Americans—evenly split by their preference of crunchy vs. creamy—and found enjoying a crunchy peanut butter may make you have […]

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Planting Handful of Seeds in a Bare Yard Could Reduce Stress Levels As Much As 8 Mindfulness Sessions

Including a few plants in a bare front yard could reduce your stress levels as much as eight weekly mindfulness sessions. These are the findings from new research by the Department of Landscape Architecture in collaboration with the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). The researchers, at the Universities of Sheffield, Westminster, and Virginia, found that […]

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Planting Handful of Seeds in a Bare Yard Could Reduce Stress Levels As Much As 8 Mindfulness Sessions

Including a few plants in a bare front yard could reduce your stress levels as much as eight weekly mindfulness sessions. These are the findings from new research by the Department of Landscape Architecture in collaboration with the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). The researchers, at the Universities of Sheffield, Westminster, and Virginia, found that […]

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Why radical homemaking makes sense

As incomes drop or disappear due to the financial fallout from the coronavirus, many of us who were already spending more time at home will realize that soon we won’t be able to afford going out at all. Baking, gardening,…

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