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Baked General Tso Chicken Is the Best You've Ever Had

Rather than ordering yet another combination plate from your favorite take-out place, try this Baked General Tso Chicken recipe that's got the health …

Recipes

US calls for extradition of world's biggest online piracy site owner

US officials plan to charge the Ukrainian owner of the Web's "most visited" piracy site, Kickass Torrents. The site distributes $1 billion worth of …

The Tiny Irish Island That Will Welcome American Refugees

Inishturk, Ireland, has a population of 58 and its people—according to a widely circulated Internet rumor—have offered refuge to any Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. This charming documentary by MEL Films, <i>Make Inishturk Great Again</i>, takes us to the sparsely inhabited …

Whiskey

25 Things About Kindergarten That Are Already Stressing Me Out

I waited six years for my first child to go to school, and now that it’s here, I’m not ready for this. It’s not because she’s been home with me most …

Dad's Psychological Well-Being Impacts His Kids' Development

Source: AP Photo/Warner Bros. Inc.<p>New research from Michigan State University (MSU) confirms that a father's role as a parent goes far beyond simply …

Obi-Wan Kenobi

17 ways technology will change our lives by 2050

New forms of technology are bound to change how we live.<p>We asked Ian Pearson, a futurist with an 85% accuracy record, what new technology we can expect to see by 2050 and how it will change the way we live.<p>Scroll down to see Pearson's biggest predictions about the future:

Startups

The best fried chicken in America

American cuisine is a mutt through-and-through, with the best Italian restaurants in America and the best Mexican restaurants defining the genre as …

Interactive Game of Thrones map will make you an expert on Westeros

And all the other little islands in the known world<p>Now that <i>Game of Thrones</i> is over for another year, it's time to try and find something that can fill that hole in your heart that aches every Sunday night. In an attempt to ease the pain, the team over at Quarter Maester has put together an …

A civil servant missing most of his brain challenges our most basic theories of consciousness

Not much is definitively proven about consciousness, the awareness of one’s existence and surroundings, other than that it’s somehow linked to the brain. But theories as to how, exactly, grey matter generates consciousness are challenged when a fully-conscious man is found to be missing most of his …

Consciousness

Five Resume Rules You'll Be Glad You Broke

Our friend Aaron had something cool happen to him last week. He got a call from a headhunter about a job that sounded like it was right up Aaron’s alley. Aaron doesn’t like his current job very much and he was thinking about starting a job search, so the recruiter’s call couldn’t have come at a …

Employment

Genetic Study Confirms Aboriginal Australians Have Been Isolated For 50,000 Years

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia have one of the oldest histories of any group of people living outside of Africa. The …

Australia

refugees And The Fall Of The Roman Empire

<b>The Fall Of Rome Began With The Abuse Of Refugees by Harrison Searles, Foundation For Economic Education</b><p>Some people have compared the migrant crisis …

This drug could boost your memory after a single dose

People suffering with memory loss could be a step closer to treatment after doctors discovered a drug that boosts the part of the brain responsible …

Gory Anatomical Portraits Show Beloved Icons' Blood and Guts

Street artist Nychos dissects pop culture icons in anatomical portraits at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery.<p>For Nychos, everyday is Halloween. The Austrian street artist just finished a multi-platform public installation in New York’s Flatiron Plaza, a collaboration with the Vienna Tourism board, that …

Art

Victorian Con Men Faked the Middle Ages' Darkest Devices

Iron maidens? Chastity belts? These objects will make you think twice about what you learned in history class.<p>Considering their literal and figurative positions atop pedestals, historical objects in museums, films, or books can seem like infallible sources of knowledge. These same objects, found in …

Art

According To American Flag Etiquette, You Might Be Displaying The Stars And Stripes All Wrong

Know the flag code. Respect the flag code.<p>The little details mean a lot when you fly a flag, according to the rules of United States Code.

The history of money: A brief look at American currency

For example, did you know that there were redbacks before there were greenbacks? And that after the Revolutionary War our currency was so worthless that the phrase "not worth a Continental" was a regular part of everyday language?<p>But beyond these interesting tidbits, the evolution of American …

Economics

5 science-backed secrets for making a relationship last

Love is also an enormous pain in the ass.<p>Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older people are nodding right now while young people are probably sticking their fingers in their ears and reciting their favorite lines from "The Notebook.")<p>So how do you make love last?<p>What myths about love are leading us astray and …

Relationships

First mammal goes extinct because of climate change

Pour one out for the melomys: the first mammal in recorded history to go extinct thanks to climate change.<p>Wait, the memonly-lemony <i>what</i>? Get ready for …

Scientists just got one step closer to answering one of biology’s greatest mysteries

The spectrum of light emitted by tiny, simple molecules floating in the center of the galaxy could help solve one of life's greatest mysteries.<p>The molecules that make up our world can be left- or right-handed – and their orientation, otherwise known as their chirality, makes a big difference. The …

Universe

Orlando Massacre: Today's Religions Foster A Climate Of Intolerance

Oh dear lord, not again.<p>Another day in America, another mass shooting. This time was significantly worse than the others. Fifty people dead. The …

Religion

Five Emerging Technologies in Science That Will Shape our Lives in the Coming Years

Credit<p>Most of us don't think we are living in a futuristic utopia. But if you look around at many of the exciting advancements in technology, you will see that life is starting to look more and more like science fiction every day.<p>Cool new technologies are emerging constantly in the science world. …

5 Common Emotions You Never Knew Had Names

That cozy feeling you get when it's raining out and you're indoors? There's a name for it.<p>Emotional life is far richer than the vocabulary we have to describe it. Sadness, joy, exhilaration, regret, fury, etc., bleed into each other, creating unique blends in which one emotion is tinged with …

Star Wars and Star Trek Will Change What You Think You Know About Economics

<i>The World According to Star Wars</i>By Cass R. Sunstein<p>Cass Sunstein makes it clear upfront that he is nothing short of a Star Wars fanatic. In his …

The other London underground: See the ancient city that lies beneath the modern metropolis

A dragon rears up bang in the middle of the road, wings outstretched, marking an invisible boundary. She (or he — with a dragon, how can you tell?) clutches a shield with scaly claws and snarls silently westward. The dragon is only a statue, perched on a fancy marble base with a relief of Queen …

England

The best dessert from every state

From custard on the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, to gooey butter cake on the streets of St. Louis, Missouri, here are the treats worth making a trip for.

Dessert

Poverty Can Alter Your DNA So You’re At Greater Risk For Depression

Being poor isn’t just about not having money–it also has damaging physical effects.<p>Being poor is about more than just finances. A growing body of research has shown for awhile that the cycle of poverty is also psychological–and physiological. Having no money makes people stressed, which changes …

Prenatal Development