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This Is the Only Way I Use Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Arrange a rack in the middle of oven and heat to 400°F. Lightly coat the cups of a mini-muffin tin with cooking spray or butter.<p>Place the mashed …

mashed potatoes

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

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Everything you know about police shootings is wrong

The woman with the advanced Harvard degree says, “Why did the cops shoot him so many times? Why not just wound him?”<p>The sophisticated lawyer, …

Law Enforcement

Spam heists in Hawaii prompt retailers to put the wildly popular 'mystery meat' in locked cases

Last month in the Pearl City community on Oahu, Safeway customer Arlene Sua watched as a man suddenly grabbed eight cases of Spam <b></b>and headed for the door. She thought “‘Okay, this isn’t real. No, he’s not going to take it, no, no,” she told KHON TV.<p>But it was real. The man took off with the Spam and …

Spam

Mystery hero who was seen saving lives in Las Vegas attack identified as young US soldier who ran back into danger zone

A picture made its way around the world after the Las Vegas shooting, of a man who bravely shielded a woman from bullets with his body as the concert he was at turned into a warzone.<p>Even as bullets rained from on high, he protected the woman, who lay on the floor in distress.<p>Many were wondering who …

Las Vegas

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis from flooding.<p>Linked by tunnels that divert water away from the region’s most vulnerable …

Japan

Apple's design chief thinks its about time you put down the iPhone

Speaking at <i>The New Yorker’s</i> annual tech shindig,TechFest, Apple design guru Jony Ive hit us with some hard truth: we’re using our phones too much. Granted, we didn’t need Ive to tell us this: multiple studies have come to the same conclusion, and that conclusion is that smartphones are basically …

Scientists Discover 60 Ancient Ships Preserved in the Black Sea

Dozens of ancient ships scattered across the bottom of the Black Sea were discovered after a nearly three-year excursion that researchers are calling “one of the largest maritime archaeological projects ever staged.”<p>Members of the Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project said Thursday they found 60 …

Archaeology

Equifax has been directing victims to a fake phishing site for weeks

In failing to correctly patch a known vulnerability and exposing the personal data of potentially 143 million Americans to hackers, Equifax made a …

Mexico Raid Uncovers Thousands of Gallons of Tainted Alcohol

Authorities have seized 10,000 gallons of tainted alcohol after raiding more than 30 hotels and night clubs in popular tourist spots in Cancun and Playa Del Carmen. *An earlier version of this video mistakenly identified the hotel where the Conner incident took place as the Iberostar Paraiso Maya. …

Alcohol

Phone Survives Fall from Plane While Recording, Confuses Man on Ground

A Tennessee man named Blake Henderson was recently flying in a small plane and recording some video of another plane on his Samsung Galaxy S5 when …

Gear & Gadgets

How California gun owners are legally keeping their AR-15 rifles

It seems California lawmakers’ efforts to force rifle owners to register their personal details, or resort to cumbersome reloading or giving up their arms altogether, may have missed the mark.<p>Although months behind schedule, the State of California’s Department of Justice (DOJ) this week opened up …

Black woman writes about getting a gun for protection. NY Times readers don’t like that one bit.

Antonia Okafor wanted a gun.<p>During her first year of graduate school at the University of Texas, Dallas, she wrote in a New York Times op-ed that she worked during the day and took all her classes at night.<p>“Every evening, after class got out around 10, I had to walk through the sprawling parking …

Guns

21 Classic Camping Tips From Field & Stream

For 35 years, in each issue of <i>Field & Stream</i>, H.G. “Tap” Tapply served up tidbits of hard-earned outdoor knowledge, in his extremely popular “Tap’s …

Hot Dogs

Harvard Study Shows Smoking Marijuana Improves Cognitive Function | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: This column has been updated to provide attribution to original sources.</i><p>Preliminary evidence from a new study led by Harvard Medical School Affiliate McLean Hospital's Staci Gruber, PhD, suggests that medical marijuana (MMJ) may not impair, and in many cases, may actually improve …

Cannabis

35 science jokes that are so cringe-worthy they might make a scientist groan

Whether it's charting the possible consequences of climate change, helping predict when we might die, or keeping tabs on nuclear weapons stockpiles, their work can take on a huge gravitas.<p>But we all need to unwind, and sometimes nothing feels better than the rush endorphins from laughing at a good …

University of Pennsylvania

The horrors of communist China under Mao Zedong that most Westerners don't know about

How many died as a result of persecutions and the policies of Mao? Perhaps you care to guess? Many people over the years have attempted to guess. But they have always underestimated.<p>As more data rolled in during the 1980s and 1990s, and specialists have devoted themselves to investigations and …

China

Erdogan urged use of 'legitimate' actors in Syria in talks with Tillerson - sources | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday stressed the importance of working with “right and legitimate” actors in the fight against terrorism during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, sources in Erdogan’s office said.<p>Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets …

North Africa

The Singularity Could Be Closer Than You Think

A.I. evolution may be decades away -- or happening already.<p>Sci-fi depictions of the future would have us thinking of the singularity — when A.I …

Singularity

The best ways to store marijuana: Containers, ideal conditions and more

So, you've figured out how to get a medical card for marijuana, or just walked into a legal recreational pot shop. You've settled on how and where to …

Cannabis

Trunk Escape: Arrest Made in Kidnapping of Alabama Nursing Student Brittany Diggs

A man was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the kidnapping of an Alabama nursing student who was locked in the trunk of her car before a dramatic escape that was caught on camera.<p>Manuel Towns was arrested on charges of kidnapping in the first degree, robbery in the first degree and two …

Crime

Iran Charges Russia With Selling Out its Air Defense Secrets to Israel

The Islamic Republic says Russia sold codes to Israel that neutralize its air defenses.<p>An Iranian government official claimed earlier this week that its Russian-made air defenses were compromised by Moscow, leaving Iran and its allies defenseless against Israeli airstrikes. An engineer with …

A Russian Former MP And Putin Critic Was Just Shot And Killed In Ukraine

Denis Voronenkov fled to Ukraine last October and had taken on Ukrainian citizenship.<p>A former Russian MP who fled to Ukraine last year and was known to be a critic of President Vladimir Putin was shot and killed outside an upscale hotel in Kiev on Thursday, the Associated Press reported.<p>Denis …

Russia

Big Sur is once again coping with natural disaster and looming economic catastrophe

I want to tell you about how awful things have been for hundreds of people in Big Sur, trapped now for more than a month by a broken bridge to the north and various mud and rock slides to the south.<p>The closure of Highway 1 along a 48-mile stretch between Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge and Ragged Point has …

4 Crazy Predictions About the Future of Art | Inc.com

Futurist (and current director of engineering at Google) Ray Kurzweil has made a lot of predictions about the future--and many of them have come true. In his 1990 book <i>The Age of Intelligent Machines</i>, Kurzweil foresaw things like the internet's fast and widespread adoption, wearable devices, the …

Singularity

Amazing images of San Francisco before it was a city

Golden Gate Park, the 1,000-acre green space south of the famous bridge, is located on what was once the largest sand dune ecosystem in the western hemisphere. These dunes spanned seven miles, essentially the entire width of modern-day San Francisco.<p>About two square miles of dunes still exist …

San Francisco

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

In the battle over California climate policies, green projects are now in the hot seat

Outdated refrigerators arrive at a Compton warehouse in a funeral procession of defunct appliances. Workers vacuum out the coolants and ship the chemicals halfway across the country, where they're destroyed instead of allowed to escape into the atmosphere, worsening global warming.<p>The operation is …