Kris Martin

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A Delicious Asset: Inside Italy's Cheese Bank

In Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, a traditional bank called Credito Emiliano lines its coffers with edible gold. As Great Big Story reports, the …

7 Classic Games That You Can Play for Free

Free, legal downloads of classic video games.<p>Earlier this week, Blizzard made StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War available as free downloads on its …

Will Video Games Kill Tabletop Gaming?

Tabletop Gaming; Stronger than Ever or On the Verge of Obscurity?<p>I’m a fan of all types of gaming: board games; tabletop RPGs; card games; and video …

Board Games

Spicy Shrimp Cakes Recipe - How to Make Shrimp Cakes

WWE Smackdown Switches to Debate Format

"World Wrestling Enterprises is switching to an all-debate format for the spring wrestling season," announced WWE President Randy Badger.<p>"We've had great success with wrestlers maiming each other with card chairs and microphones," Badger said, "but now that we've seen the Republican debates get …

Piers Morgan Doesn't Really Seem to Understand How iPhones Work

There have been a ton of melodramatic statements made about Apple’s current disagreement with the FBI—many of them from Apple itself! But a …

Rey's Portion Bread

Like the blue milk Aunt Beru served in <i>A New Hope</i>, food is a comforting part of home life whether you’re living on a moisture farm or forced to …

Recipes

This Pastor Is Sleeping Outside Until His Church Accepts LGBT People

A Methodist minister has cast himself out into the cold to show his support LGBT people, vowing to sleep in a tent outside his Michigan home for 175 …

Chocolate Baked Doughnuts With Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate Baked Doughnuts With Chocolate Glaze from Joy The Baker• 1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/4 …

Female Video Game Developer Snaps at Twitter Troll, Results Are Fantastic

Brianna Wu decides it's time to tell one of her trolls that, actually, they don't know what the fuck they're talking about.<p>Brianna Wu is a Boston-based video game developer who you might have heard of. She was one of a handful of women in the games industry, alongside fellow game-maker Zoë Quinn …

Congressman Wants To Allow States To Drug Test Food Stamp Recipients

While states can decide to drug test their residents who rely on cash welfare benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) …

How We Won the War on Dungeons & Dragons

Thirty years ago, a war raged between the dorks who played Dungeons & Dragons, and the conservative parent groups who believed that gaming was …

Apple Chicken Quesadilla

Apple Chicken Quesadilla from Simply Recipes• 4 Flour tortillas (approximately 8-inches wide)<br>• 1 cup cooked, shredded or chopped, chicken meat<br>• 1/4 lb …

Chicago Police Officer Plans To Sue Teenager He Shot And Killed

The Chicago police officer accused of killing 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier just after Christmas says he intends to file a lawsuit against the dead …

Crack Brownies

Crack Brownies from Pip & Ebby• 1 package brownie mix (for 9x13 pan)<br>• ½ cup salted peanuts<br>• 1 cup Reese’s peanut butter cups, chopped<br>• 2 cups miniature …

NY judge: ‘Stupid’ Facebook tag violates restraining order

Tagging a person on social media could be the difference between freedom and a spell behind bars - that is, if there’s a restraining order against …

Cheeky Cartoonist Reveals the Secret Double Lives of Iconic Characters

We all know that there are archetypes in fiction that seem to pop up again and again. But sometimes, characters seem a little too similar to …

Billionaire Americans give out free turkeys so that poor people will shut up already

Increasingly annoyed that the common masses do not like them and consider their omnipresent involvement in our political process to be a bit sketchy, …

African-American News

DIY Chocolate Cake Mix - Edible Gifts

Yule Log Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

Can You Think Yourself Into a Different Person?

<i>We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true? Will Storr wades through the</i> …

How Tumblr Users Transformed a Homophobic Post Into a Dystopian Science Fiction Lovefest

Tumblr users have taken a tired homophobic post and given it a futuristic twist, making it funny and inclusive instead of intolerant.<p>While Tumblr can …

There Is No 24/7 ISIS Help Desk

Last week, NBC and CNNMoney reports described a 24/7 “ISIS Help Desk,” staffed with devoted jihadis providing round-the-clock tech support for …

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Pulled Pork from Framed Cooks• 2 pounds pork tenderloin<br>• ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper<br>• ½ cup chicken broth<br>• ½ cup brown sugar<br>• ¼ cup …

Recipes

Sweet Potato Muffins - How to Make Sweet Potato Muffins - Holiday Muffins

6 Steps to Stop Reacting + Start Responding with Intention

<b>START WITH</b> Mindful Anger Management: Deepen Your Understanding of the Emotion<p>After much trial and error, I have come up with my own self-awareness …

Mindfulness

6 Exercises That Will Get You In Shape For Sex After 60

Recently I came across an article in The New York Times reporting that successful hip and knee replacement surgeries can increase sexual activity and improve the quality of one's love life: "Surprise Path to Better Sex: Hip Surgery."<p>Excited by the possibilities, I announced this finding to my …

The First Humans Moved From Africa to China — Not Europe

It’s hard not to feel slightly superior when you belong to the only human species on the planet. Behind us there is a long track of extinct relatives …

Parker House Rolls

Makes 36 Servings<p>A top coat of melted butter and salt makes this Parker House rolls recipe irresistible. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope active dry yeast<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¼ cup vegetable shortening<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1½ teaspoons …