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10 Yummy Pies for Pi Day

March 14 is known around the world as Pi Day, due to the date’s numerical similarity to pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. It has also come to be a day to celebrate the baked good of the same name, albeit different spelling: pie. So today, I gathered together 10 …

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How-To: Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollup

Relive your fruit snack-filled childhood with this handy tutorial from fifteen spatulas, which shows you how to make homemade strawberry fruit rollups from just three ingredients.<p>[via frickyeah1990s]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Dried Fruit Rolls<br>• MAKE | Recipe: Make Homemade Fruit Leather<br>• MAKE | How-To: Dry …

How-To: 1-Up Mushroom Pizza Rolls

The clever folks over at Kitchen Overlord have created an amazing tutorial for making pizza rolls that look like the 1-Up mushrooms from Super Mario Brothers, and they do indeed have mushrooms in them.<p>[via Technabob]

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This Will Make You Want to Call Your Mother

<b>To his million-plus followers,</b> Writer and NPR host Scott Simon is laying bare one of life's unavoidable milestones: his last moments with his dying mother. With a mixture of sadness and wisdom tempered by humor, Simon takes us through humbling, intimate moments.<p>He also shares quotes from his …

Do Honey and Cinnamon Cure the Flu?

All sorts of unbelievable things are passed around every day on social media, but I have noticed an increase in the number of "medical miracles" that …

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!

Our favorite food bloggers share their cooking secrets<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social networking have done way more for the world of food than merely allowing us to ogle one another's plates on …

Striving for Enough: Being Fat in a Thin World

When you're a kid, it's about eating enough. Your parents encourage you to eat as much as you can. I do it to kids all the time as a nanny. "Eat up your supper! Make sure you take three more bites of your vegetables! Come on, one more bite of meat!"<p>As an adult, it's about regarding food and …

Study: Food Tastes Better When It's a Big F-ing Deal

Photo: wickenden<p>Taking a moment to express gratitude before a family dinner, carefully cutting up food, or dunking a donut in coffee — habits like …

The Blood Sugar Solution

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Hyman, M.D.<p>In THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION, Dr. Mark Hyman reveals that the secret solution to losing weight and preventing not just diabetes but also heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer is balanced insulin levels. Dr. Hyman describes the seven keys to achieving wellness-nutrition, …

The Up Side of Anxiety

These are anxious times that we live in -- it's estimated that 18 percent of U.S. adults have an anxiety disorder and, of course, 100 percent of U.S. adults experience anxiety in their lives, because it is part of the human condition. If you have an anxiety disorder, by which I mean anxiety that …

How to Burn More Calories While You Sleep

Nope, no one's invented a treadmill bed. You can stoke your metabolism in one (much simpler) step<p>If only you could work off the calories from that froyo you had earlier while passed out on the couch. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it may not be that far off: Turning down the thermostat …

Researchers Present Striking New Hypothesis On Why We Sleep (VIDEO)

We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping, yet the reasons <i>why</i> we need to are still poorly understood. What we do know is that the brain is highly active during sleep. According to a popular current theory, the resting brain is nearly as busy as the waking brain because during sleep, neural …

Which Impacts Your Weight More: Diet or Exercise?

New research suggest that knowing the right answer to this question could affect the number on the scale<p>You know you should exercise and eat healthfully to keep your weight in check. The thing is, research suggests that when people devote time to one healthy habit, they spend less time on the …

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This Week in Recipes

Appetizers and Condiments<p>Chermoula<p>Mains<p>Spanish-Style cod in Chorizo-Tomato Broth<br>• Hot Slaw Dogs<br>• Summer Sun Gold Tomato Pasta with Bread Crumbs<br>• Make-Ahead Mustardy Quinoa with Sausage, Potato, and Tarragon<br>• Herb-Filled Turkey Burgers with Cheddar Cheese<br>• Panzanella with Artichokes, Black Olives, and …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Afghanistan in the 1950s and 60s

Fractured by internal conflict and foreign intervention for centuries, Afghanistan made several tentative steps toward modernization in the mid-20th century. In the 1950s and 1960s, some of the biggest strides were made toward a more liberal and westernized lifestyle, while trying to maintain a …

Computer Game Concept Art

Most video games, especially the big-name, high-budget ones, are created by a huge team of people. Some are in charge of how the game plays, others …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

What The Future Looked Like In 1900 -- 13 Fascinating Images

1 of 14<p>Crossing the sea and getting from one country to another has never been easier thanks to this railway and boat combination. Ferry your way …

Discover 1950s Street Style Photos by Vivian Maier

Photo: ©Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection<p>Long before The Sartorialist and Bill Cunningham became icons, when "blog" was a foreign word and Marilyn Monroe ruled Hollywood, Vivian Maier pioneered street photography. If Maier's name is unfamiliar that's her own doing—as a nanny she honed a hidden passion …

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

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20 Movies You Can’t Even Believe Are 20 Years Old

Do you still quote <i>Dazed and Confused</i>? Or roll your eyes whenever someone mentions <i>Sleepless in Seattle</i>? We hate to break it to you, but both films …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

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Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …