Chris Hallum

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Recipe: Veggie-Packed Tater Tot Breakfast Bake

Veggie-Packed Tater Tot Breakfast Bake<p>Serves 8<p>Cooking spray <br>1 pound frozen broccoli florets <br>1 medium red bell pepper, diced <br>1/3 cup thinly sliced …

The Chocolatey Gift You Should Give Everyone This Year

<i>The holidays would benefit from a playbook, wouldn't they? We partnered with Braun Household to arm you with resources for cooking like you wrote it yourself, with a little help from their MultiQuick 9 Hand Blender.</i><p>Making meringues comes down to being a little fast and loose—and trusting your eye …

Dessert

The Most Popular Instant Pot Recipes from 2017

I'm calling it now: 2017 was officially the year of the Instant Pot. While I've been singing the praises of this seven-in-one multi-cooker for a …

Our Most Popular 30-Minute Meals of 2017

Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They …

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something – anything – to make for dinner, and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the followup question: is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

The 5 Best Android Games Of 2017

The Play Store is getting unimaginably vast these days. Back when the Play Store was smaller, it was possible to keep tabs on the flow of new content so you’d never miss the good stuff. Now, that’s just impossible. There are more apps and games than ever in the store, but some still titles stand …

South Park

Congress could bring net neutrality back, but it won't be easy

Following the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to repeal Title II regulations and net neutrality guidelines for internet service providers (ISPs), US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he will force a vote on a bill that would restore net neutrality, and prevent ISPs …

U.S. blames North Korea for 'WannaCry' cyber attack

(In 13th paragraph of Dec. 18 item, corrects to indicate that a separate attack was launched in June that affected FedEx computers)<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has publicly blamed North Korea for unleashing the so-called WannaCry cyber attack that crippled hospitals, banks and …

Make These Party Dips That Go Beyond French Onion

Every party spread, no matter how fancy the shindig, should contain a dip or two. Dips are easy to make, fun to eat, and much loved by pretty much …

50 Things Nutritionists Never Eat—So You Shouldn’t Either

Love to curl up in front of The Voice with some vino and a buttery bag of popcorn? Resist. 'I once ripped open an unpopped microwave popcorn bag and …

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

7 nutrition trends you’ll see in 2018

Last year was all about plant protein, sprouted foods and healthy fats. My prediction is that 2018 will be focused on eating to prevent and manage health conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and boosting digestive health.<p>This year’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo was held in Chicago and …

Nutrition

Experts Say You Should Eat These Foods If You Want to Lose Weight in 2018

It feels good to have a fresh start, and even if you're not a fan of New Year's resolutions, there are probably a few health and fitness goals you want to achieve in 2018. If weight loss is on your to-do list and you're looking for some inspiration on how to clean up your diet, we spoke to two …

By 2019, there will be electric school buses

Daimler has been going all in on electric vehicle (EV) technology. The latest addition to their growing electric fleet is an electric school bus, …

Transportation

IBM just announced a 50-qubit quantum computer

Setting New Heights<p>At the IEEE Industry Summit on the Future of Computing in Washington D.C. on Friday, IBM announced the development of a quantum …

Quantum Computing

Tiny Fossils Reveal That Human Ancestors Could Be Crushed With Your Thumb

These little guys were smaller than a mouse.<p>Filed Under Animals & Biology<p>About 42 million years ago, minuscule primates, about half the size of a …

Paleontology

Self-Driving Shuttle Buses Might Be the Future of Transportation

In America, the age of autonomous shuttles began with a crunch. A minor crunch, really, according to the people running the autonomous shuttle in …

Ford pilots a new exoskeleton to lessen worker fatigue

Simple Support<p>Working in a car factory in this current era isn’t too physically demanding, with robots doing pretty much all of the heavy-lifting. …

Exoskeletons

A real-life "Iron Man" jet pack just smashed world speed records

Flying Fast<p>Remember the guy who built a real-life “Iron Man” suit? His name is Richard Browning, and he owns a company called Gravity which is …

DARPA Laying Groundwork for Growth In-Space Robotics

WASHINGTON — The forward-leaning technology arm of the U.S. Defense Department is betting that in just a few years, the business of sending robots to …

Space Exploration

The Pentagon Opened Up to Hackers—And Fixed Thousands of Bugs

The United States government doesn't get along with hackers. That's just <i>how it is</i>. Hacking protected systems, even to reveal their weaknesses, is …

How to Boost the Health Benefits of Eggs

Back in the '70s, a kind of hysteria evolved among health experts and consumers in the U.S. because of a possible association between eggs and …

The colon cleanse diet: What you need to know

Could a colon cleanse diet help you look after your colon and your general health?<p>The colon (large intestine) has a key function in <b>keeping the entire</b> …

Giant robot fighting is finally here as America and Japan do battle

The US and Japan will square-off in robot combat this Tuesday in a battle to determine who builds a better battle bot. The event will be streamed live on Twitch and will feature two giant robots clashing head-to-head in melee combat.<p>The American team created a 15 foot tall behemoth of steel and …

Robotics

The Ataribox Could Shake Up Console Gaming

Atari's latest entry into the console gaming market could give Microsoft and Sony sleepless nights.<p><b>Atari</b> was once a big name in the video gaming …

Apple Watch saves man from pulmonary embolism

Wearing an Apple Watch has become the difference between life and death for a New York man who never expected that buying one could save his life.<p>James Green, a 28-year-old from Brooklyn, describes himself as a serial data tracker. When he bought the original Apple Watch two years ago, he picked it …

11 things you can add to your water bottle that your body will love you for

There’s a good chance you <i>probably</i> don’t drink enough water, and we totally get it: Plain water is about the most boring thing on the planet to a lot …

Make Your Own Sour Cream in 3 Easy Steps

Sure you can buy sour cream at the store, but you'll just be settling, if you do. Because homemade sour cream tastes a million times better. And you …

Need another reason to eat your broccoli? Science just found one

Everyone knows eating veggies helps enhance health. But let's face it, a plate of broccoli has nothing on a bowl of pasta. But before you brush those …

The Best Chocolate Bundt Cake Ever

Chop the chocolate into small pieces and add it to a double boiler or heat proof bowl over a pot of simmering water. Melt chocolate, stirring …