Elizabeth Gochenour

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11 Reasons Avocado Lovers Are Winning At Life

There's more to this fruit than guacamole, though that's enough.<p>Avocado lovers are a special kind of person. They might start their day with this green fruit in a smoothie or on toast; they might add some sliced on top of their lunchtime salad; they might even work one into their dessert. Any way …

Here's How The Rest Of The World Drinks Coffee

Don't try all these at once.<p>What more can be said about coffee? A lot, it turns out.<p>Europe will import 44.5 million bags this year, and drinkers in the U.S. will spend $40 billion on it. You love it, we love it. People all around the world love it, no matter how they drink it -- or how weird it can …

Not just a fad: the dangerous reality of 'clean eating'

The trendy nutritional advice that's more likely to make you ill than healthy<p>Listen<p>The supermarket aisle has become a confusing place. It used to be full of recognisable items like cheese and butter; now you find yourself bamboozled by all manner of odd alternatives such as ‘raw’ hummus, wheat-free …

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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Hate Dining With Kids? Be Sure to Visit This California Restaurant

It's not all that uncommon for a meal out to be interrupted by a loud child. For some diners, it's no big deal. For others, it's a major annoyance. To make sure all of its paying customers — kids typically don't carry cash, you know — enjoy their meals in peace, Old Fisherman's Grotto in Monterey, …

Sony PlayStation 4 Last of Us Bundle: $366 (Reg. $400) or w/ an extra controller & 3 mos. PS Plus $400 (~$478 value)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Newegg offers the Sony PlayStation 4 Last of Us Remastered Bundle for $399.99, applying coupon code <b>EMCAVAV79</b> at checkout brings …

Rare will fix Battletoads' nasty two-player glitch for Rare Replay

The infamously difficult <i>Battletoads</i> for NES was made even harder thanks to a nasty glitch that anyone who played the game's two-player co-op mode will likely remember unkindly. Rare says it will fix that bug for the game's inclusion in <i>Rare Replay</i>, the developer's 30-game collection for Xbox …

TIME surprised gamers don't like Kate Upton's Game of War ads either

Rosalind Wiseman over at TIME Magazine discovered that “kids are fed up with Kate Upton” or more specifically, fed up with having the <i>Game of War</i> ads …

These are our favorite video game soundtracks

Music can tame the most savage beast, but when you're slinking around a cargo ship as a super spy, playing cowboy or making your way toward a massive mountain in the distance, sometimes you don't want calm. You want dirty, wistful or haunting tracks to fit the action onscreen. The best video game …

This Is the Nintendo 64 Game Table I Wish I Had as a Kid

As a child of the 90s, I have many fond memories of clutching that clunky Nintendo 64 controller in my grubby little hands, prodding away in pixelated glee. If I could have seen this custom game table 15 years ago, I may have died. Okay, that’s probably an exaggeration, but the craftsmanship that …

PewDiePie is only a small piece of the $3.8B gaming-video market

With YouTube recently unveiling its gaming plans, we have a clear battle over one of the hottest categories for online video.<p>Gaming-related videos on the Internet is a $3.8 billion market annually, according to intelligence firm SuperData Research. That is thanks to the 468 million people who …

Digital or physical? The case for the environmental impact of our gaming

As an Ecologist by profession, I’m always fascinated by the idea of how I can lessen the negative impacts of my lifestyle on the environment with little to no effort on my part.<p>Simple alterations in habits or consumer options for my hobbies, without affecting the core of those habits and hobbies I …

How to break the bank in Nevada: An outrageous luxury travel guide

HERE ARE 11 ideas for going all out in a state renowned for its celebrations of excess.<p>1. Get inside the Mansion at MGM Grand.<p>How do you recognize …

The annoying crap people say when I travel without my boyfriend

<i>This article was originally published on</i> Alyssa Writes <i>and is republished here with permission.</i><p>WHEN I WAS PLANNING MY TRIP TO MOROCCO, I told people I …

15 Fashion Insiders on Their Most Important Travel Essential

Every one of these jet-setting designers has that one thing they can’t travel without—their essential, regardless of destination. From face masks to headphones, these 15 fashionable travelers shared their ultimate must-haves with us.<p>Malia Mills, Designer for Malia Mills<p>Mara Hoffman, Designer for …

Area 51 and extra-terrestrial life both exist, says head of Nasa

Extra-terrestrial life does exist, the head of Nasa has confirmed, but said aliens were not hidden in Area 51.<p>Nasa Administrator Major Charles Bolden told British schoolchildren that he was confident that scientists would find life outside of Earth because there were so many planets that are …

How to Make a Checkerboard Cake That Will Blow Your Guests’ Minds

This unassuming cake has a deep secret. While seemingly modest with its fluffy buttercream frosting, ruffle borders, and dash of sprinkles, there is actually much more going on than what initially meets the eye. The real party is <i>inside</i> the cake! Last year we introduced you to the Vertical Layer …

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This "Cat Library" Lets Workers Borrow A Kitten For Their Work Day

Besides being super fun, it also helps the cats get adopted.<p>One of the employees, Tiffany Tillison, posted a photo of the "cat library" to Reddit and it quickly blew up on the internet.

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Sugar does not make children hyperactive, claims psychologist

Professor David Benton says it's a myth that sugary food and drinks make children hyperactive but parents expect children to misbehave<p>For any parent who has witnessed the manic mayhem of a children’s birthday party, it might come as something of a shock, but sugar does not make children more …