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46 Surprising Cat Facts That'll Make You Say "Wow"

What a bunch of cute little weirdos.<p>1. Your average house cat's genetic roots can be found in the Middle East. In a 2007 study, researchers found that house cats shared a the majority of their DNA with wildcats found in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.<p>2. White cats are …

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25+ Creative Pie Crusts that Turn the Dessert into a Delicious Work of Art

The best holidays revolve around food, and the <i>very</i> best feature dessert as the centerpiece of the day. On March 14—also known as 3.14—there’s a celebration for Pi, the mathematical constant that just happens to be approximated as 3.14. Since “Pi” is pronounced like “pie,” people honor the homophone …

36 Gloriously Cheesy Recipes From Around the World

Say cheese for our cheese dumplings, lasagna bread, and the world's best grilled cheese sandwich<p>Whether it's simple mac and cheese or traditional</i> …

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The Easiest Cinnamon Rolls of All Time

<b>Heat the oven:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter; set aside. Make …

Chelsea Clinton, on book tour, in no hurry to enter politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Congresswoman Clinton? President Clinton?<p>For now, Chelsea Clinton insists she's focused far less on her political future than on …

Stephen K. Bannon, architect of anti-globalist policies, got rich as a global capitalist

By Michael Kranish and<p>Michael Kranish<p>National political investigative reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Renae Merle<p>Renae Merle<p>Reporter covering white-collar crime and Wall Street<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Stephen K. Bannon was running an investment banking company in Beverly Hills when his partner called with urgent …

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12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Accidentally Vegan: Fresh and Light Lemon-Blueberry Scones

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I'm passionate about a lot of high-end ingredients, but I've never been a butter snob. My favorite brand is whatever's on sale at the supermarket, and I never shell out for expensive European-style butter. In …

The Easiest Way to Make Chicken Noodle Soup

Today is National Chicken Noodle Soup Day! This seems fitting, as chicken noodle soup is one of the most — if not <i>the</i> most — comforting dishes to eat …

Easy One-Skillet Meals to Make for Dinner Tonight

Simple recipes you can make for dinner any (or every!) night of the week. Minimal clean-up required.<p>Shrimp and Sausage Paleo Skillet Meal<p>1 of 6<p>If …

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Deals: Ultimate iPad Keyboard Bundle – Bluetooth iPad Keyboard Case, Stylus & Screen Protector at 43% Off

The featured offer at iPad Insight Deals today – <b>The Ultimate iPad Keyboard Bundle</b>. It’s an iPad keyboard, stylus and screen protector on offer at 43% off – for $39.<p>Here’s some of the intro information on this deal:<p>The Bluetooth iPad Keyboard Case is <b>light, fast and built to give quick access to</b> …

Latest iPad Rumor Says 12.9 Inch Model Coming Next Year

This week’s big iPad rumor is all about a much bigger iPad. It’s a rumor that was around for months back in 2013 and has now surfaced again via a report by Bloomberg, which says production of the much larger new iPad is set to get started in the first quarter of 2015.<p>The report states that the new …

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Evernote As My iPad Task Manager

I use Evernote quite a lot for my own notes, but I also use it at work. I’ve got two notebooks for each of the positions I’ve held at work, and I’ve got a few tags associated with notes depending on which coworkers I need to consult for a given project. However, as of three weeks ago, I’ve taken it …

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iPad App of the Week: Quora

Great apps make great platforms, and iOS and iPad are a great proof of that. One of the most captivating things about the iPad is the incredible range of great apps we are able to use and enjoy on Apple’s tablet. Each Saturday we share a favorite outstanding app as <b>iPad App of the Week</b>.<p>This week’s …

CloudApp 3.0 arrives with support for screen recording, teams, Google Apps, and more

File sharing software CloudApp has gotten a significant update with today’s launch of version 3.0 of its Mac client. The software already supported features like private and public sharing links, live view counters, and automatic screenshot uploads, but today it adds even more tricks to its bag.<p>The …

Apple announces special event for September 9th: ‘Wish we could say more’

Apple has just sent out press invites for its latest event, via The Loop, where the company is expected to announce the iPhone 6. The event is scheduled for 10 AM Pacific Time on September 9th. Atypically, Apple is holding the event at a new venue, the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in …

Apple ‘actively investigating’ alleged iCloud hack that led to leaked celebrity nudes

Apple is “actively investigating” if and how iCloud is to blame for the hacking of numerous celebrity accounts. Dozens of nude and scandalous photos were posted on the internet over the weekend featuring famous actresses like Jennifer Lawrence and Kirsten Dunst.<p>Though still unconfirmed at this …

Best password manager apps for iPhone and iPad

Chances are, you have dozens of online accounts that all require a password. If you're doing things right, they are complex, unique passwords that …

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Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Planned developments spark concerns over commercialization of America’s most iconic park.<p>At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen. …

The Most Amazing Photography Links of the Week: Tutorials, Reviews, Collections and Much More

This week's list of photography links from Toad Hollow Photography covers the entire spectrum. Featuring interesting tutorials, reviews, special …

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Creative Compositing with Photoshop’s Layer Blending Modes

Photoshop’s layer blending modes can be perfect for creative compositing. Many interesting effects can be realized when blending two or more photos …

10 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography

Have you ever tried shooting food? If you have, then you know how hard this can be. There are so many things you have to think about while making …

Photography

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

Photos of a Florida Trailer Park Home to Retired Couples From Quebec

For <i>Snowbirds</i>, Montreal-based photographer Mika Goodfriend documents the abundant world contained within Pompano Beach’s Breezy Hill, a small trailer …

ChasingBears14 by Moment on Exposure

<b>Footnotes:</b> Shot on iPhone 5s + Moment Lenses // Check them out at http://momentlens.co<p>Learn more<p>Home Pricing Featured stories The product Roadmap …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …