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3 Roasted Cherry Cocktails To Keep Your Summer Spirits High

Nothing says your cocktails can't be a bowl of cherries, too.<p>If you're like us, you're trying to figure out how to keep summer around for as long as possible.<p>Gastronomista editor Elizabeth Arden Welles puts a fresh spin on classic cocktails that might help you do so, seeing as their kick comes from …

Microsoft Announces New Xbox One 'Elite' Bundle

Microsoft unveiled a new Xbox One sku today. The Xbox One Elite Bundle comes with a 1 TB hard drive and the new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. The hard drive is a solid state hybrid drive. Files you use more frequently will be stored on the faster solid state partition, making the “Elite” model a …

The New Nintendo 3DS is finally coming to North America this fall

Nintendo will release the New Nintendo 3DS, the smaller version of its new handheld that features interchangeable cover plates, in North America on Sept. 25 as part of a special bundle with <i>Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer</i>, the company announced today.<p>The bundle will include <i>Happy Home Designer</i>, …

How fiction writing can improve your productivity and well-being

Every morning, after I’ve secured the intravenous drip from the coffee pot into my arm, I knock out a couple of hours of fiction writing.<p>That’s not exactly surprising as I’m a science-fiction author so it would be surprising if I <i>didn’t</i> spend at least some of my time writing. For a while, I get to …

25 minute walk could add 7 years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

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