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Miniature Sushi Made with a Single Grain of Rice

It started as a joke with a customer over a decade ago. Chef Hironori Ikeno thought it would be funny to serve one of his regulars a miniature plate …

I Have a Heart Murmur (Part 2)

Several months ago I wrote about my medical journey, starting about seven years ago when my internist discovered a very slight murmur in my aortic valve, technically called Aortic Valve Regurgitation. As the valve opens and closes with each heart beat to pump blood into and out of the heart, my …

27 God-Awful Book Titles That Will Leave You Speechless

It's a question we've all pondered on numerous occasions right? Why DO cats paint? The 'theory of feline aesthetics' will allegedly answer all your …

Women with BRCA should have ovaries removed sooner to prevent cancers: study

Women who carry a BRCA genetic mutation have a significantly reduced chance of developing ovarian cancer and dying prematurely if they opt to have …

America Without Unions

The recent defeat of its effort to unionize workers at Volkwagen's Chattanooga, Tenn., factory was a crushing blow to the United Auto Workers, and a setback to the embattled U.S. labor movement, which could have used the morale boost of a high-profile victory.<p>It was also a big loss for the vast …

100 Greatest Singers of All Time

100<p>Mary J. Blige<p><b>Born</b> <br>January 11th, 1971<p><b>Key Tracks</b> <br>"Real Love," "Not Gon' Cry," "No More Drama"<p><b>Influenced</b> <br>Beyoncé, Keyshia Cole<p>"I can do a record with …

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Golden Galette Tops the List of All-time Favorite Potato Recipes

As the author of three "fresh" cookbooks, I'm supposed to say kale is my favorite vegetable. Or Brussels sprouts. Honestly, I like these veggies; but I would lie down on the train tracks for a potato gratin, a plate of crispy fingerlings, or a slice of Golden Gruyère Potato Galette (see below). …

David Bowie’s Formative Reading List of 75 Favorite Books

—<br>Published October 3, 2013<br>—<br>https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/10/03/david-bowie-reading-list/<br>—<p>www.brainpickings.org<p>View Full Site<p><i>Brain Pickings</i> participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn commissions by …

A Guide to the Web's Growing Set of Free Image Collections

Put Rembrandt on your report, Twitter profile or toilet paper<p>On Monday, the J. Paul Getty Trust launched their Open Content Program, making more than 4,600 high-quality images of artwork available for free online. The digital images -- of paintings by Van Gogh, drawings by Rembrandt, and …

Shoyu Ramen Burger, A Hamburger With a Ramen Noodle Bun

Japanese blogger and chef Keizo Shimamoto has invented the Shoyu Ramen Burger which he describes as a “fresh USDA Prime Burger Maker patty glazed …

Doughnuts

How to Avoid Work: A 1949 Guide to Doing What You Love

<i>“There is an ugliness in being paid for work one does not like,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote in her diary in 1941. Indeed, finding a sense of purpose and doing what makes the heart sing is one of the greatest human aspirations — and yet too many people remain caught in the hamster wheel of unfulfilling work. …

Celebrity Face Mashup Featuring Steve Buscemi and Emma Watson

FaceMashups has released a new crazy video where they feature actors Steve Buscemi and Emma Watson mashed together. Previously, we wrote about …

Emma Watson

Great quotes | #581

Here’s a new collection of <b>great quotes</b> by some of the most inspirational men and women that ever walked this earth. If you do like them and find them …

Inspiration

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

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Catflakes

It's snowing catflakes! Once you've watched this mesmerizing web toy for a while, you might notice the control panel at the bottom right. You can …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

100<p>‘The Fame’<p>Lady Gaga<br>Interscope, 2009<p>The title sounded like wishful thinking when Stefani Germanotta's album arrived in August 2008 to a shrug from …

Rock & Roll

How to Give a Great Presentation: Timeless Advice from a Legendary Adman, 1981

<i>“Read the Roman-Raphaelson book on writing. Read it three times,”</i> David Ogilvy famously commanded in the first of his 10 uncompromising tips on writing. Indeed, more than thirty years after its original publication in 1981, <b>Writing That Works: How to Communicate Effectively In Business</b> (<i>public</i> …

Rapper 'Lil Snupe' killed in argument over video game

WINNFIELD, La. -- Police in north Louisiana say a 36-year-old man is accused of killing the 18-year-old rapper known as Lil Snupe in an argument that …