Elizabeth Carpenter

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Americans are moving to Europe for free college degrees

Chelsea Workman went to Ohio State University because it was her cheapest option. But she still had to take out student loans and work to make ends meet.<p>By the middle of her sophomore year, she'd had enough. She dropped out and moved to Germany to finish her degree where college is free.<p>Hunter …

Make This Conversation Hearts Dress for Your Galentine’s Day Party

Hey gals! About a year ago, Studio DIY shared this amazing conversation hearts leggings post with the world, and ever since, I have been dreaming about conversation heart garment possibilities. For this Valentine’s Day season, we say you should take the plunge and make a patterned conversation …

NASA is making a data modem driven by light

It'll test the photonic chip aboard the International Space Station in 2020.<p>Now that photonic (that is, light-based) chips are a practical reality, they're going to get their ultimate test: space. NASA is developing an integrated photonics modem that will be used to test high-speed laser …

Cascade of magnetic arches on sun

Take 15 seconds to watch glowing magnetic arches cascade across the solar surface, captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.<p>A dark solar …

Man convicted of killing three Florida women due to be executed

(Reuters) - A former carnival worker convicted of killing three women in Florida 30 years ago is due to be executed on Thursday after multiple overturned convictions and retrials.<p>Oscar Ray Bolin Jr., who is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. EST at the Florida State Prison in Starke, …

Amazon announces new 7-inch Fire tablet that only costs $50

And it comes in a six-pack<p>Amazon tablets are going the way of the e-reader.<p>One of the new tablets from the e-commerce giant is a 7-inch tablet — simply called the Fire tablet — that costs $50. That's right: for a cool Ulysses, a new Amazon Fire tablet can be yours.<p>In fact, Amazon is so convinced of …

Uma Thurman Helps Rescue Endangered Rhinoceros in Africa, Calls it a 'Spiritual, Surreal Experience'

Uma Thurman is officially in awe.<p>The actress, 45, traveled to Africa earlier this year to take part in a dangerous yet humbling mission to save a …

The 10 Most Underrated Burgers in America

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Andy Kryza</i><p>We spend a lot of our time preaching about the glory of the best burgers all over the country and purchasing pants with larger elastics in the waist. But this time around, we are celebrating burgers that don't get thrown a lot of written ticker tape parades. Yes, …

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Bowe Bergdahl Refuses To Speak To His Parents: Report

WASHINGTON -- Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has refused to see his parents or talk to them on the phone since he was released from captivity in Pakistan, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.<p>Bergdahl had been held captive by the Haqqani Network for five years before he was released to U.S. Special Forces in …

How to grow broccoli | Grow your own

Not everyone would jump at the chance to grow broccoli, but those who do will be in for a treat