Liza Sitnik

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Video game behaviors that would be creepy in real life

There are many actions we perform within video games that we rarely question. Like, why does a character regain health by eating something from a trash can? Or why is it OK for characters to go into someone's house and just ... take stuff?<p>BuzzFeed produced a video today titled <i>Things You Do In Video</i> …

ramp pizza

It probably goes without saying — but I will say it anyway; this is an <i>internet weblog</i>, after all — that a whole lot of the food I cook at home …

Grilled Cheese With Roasted Pineapple, Ham, and Swiss Recipe

A classic grilled cheese sandwich with roasted pineapple and ham.<p><b>Read more: Grilled Cheese with Roasted Pineapple, Ham, and Swiss</b><p>Ingredients3 tablespoons butter2 (1/2-inch thick) slices pineapple, about 2- by 4-inches each2 slices ham2 slices hearty white bread, such as Pepperidge Farm or Arnold, …

Battlefield 'killer robots' almost a reality, campaigners warn

Autonomous robots with the power to make decisions about killing human beings are under development, and their use raises worrying questions about morality and accountability in war, human rights campaigners warn.<p>A human rights agency has raised concerns about the advent of "killer robots", capable …

And So It Begins: Order Pizza Hut via Xbox Live

With commercials skippable on TV and ads blockable on the internet, it can be hard to break through to tech-loaded consumers these days. That’s why it can often take some…unusual steps in order to get people’s attention.<p>Case in point this morning would be Pizza Hut’s new app on Xbox Live. As you …

The 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players In The World

The greatest example of that is David Beckham. Beckham is well-past his prime as a soccer player but his popularity, style, and good looks have him sitting atop the list of the world's highest-paid soccer players.<p>On the next few pages, we will take a look at the top ten highest-paid footballers, as …

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Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space

Auroras, glaciers, and gullies feature among the most stunning pictures of Earth from space, chosen by National Geographic photo editors for Earth Day 2011.

Wanted: volunteers to spend life on Mars - video

Speaking in New York, the CEO of Mars One, Bas Lansdorp, launches a search for volunteers to spend the rest of their lives on Mars. He plans to send …

Our Best Grilled Cheese Recipe: Cheddar Jack Grilled Cheese with Charred Onions & Guacamole

When I was growing up, a grilled cheese sandwich meant one thing — Kraft American singles and buttered white bread. It probably meant that for a lot …

Lip-Smacking Primate Hints at Speech Evolution

Wildlife<p><b>Speech is integral to who we are as a species, but how did it evolve? The lip-smacking sounds made by a rare African primate may provide a clue, a new study says.</b><p>Most primates make rudimentary calls that consist of one or two syllables. But the gelada—native only to the grasslands of the …

Uncovering the Origins of Ancient Egypt

Human Journey<p><i>The “Dialogue of Civilizations” conference in Guatemala brought together archaeologists studying five ancient cultures to discuss their similarities and differences and what they can tell us about human society as a whole. You can still be a part of the conversation, commenting on this</i> …

The Hobbit ring that may have inspired Tolkien put on show

In what was once the housekeeper's office of a Tudor mansion in Hampshire, a very odd golden ring glitters on a revolving stand in a tall perspex …

French Bread Pizza: 2 Ways

Two things you should know before this whole pizza extravaganza begins. One: a ‘maj’, short for major… is a best friend. Two: <b>Tracy</b> is my maj.<p>I met …

Angel Food Cupcakes with Lemon Mascarpone Frosting

Make the cupcakes: Heat oven to 325°. In a bowl, sift together flour and confectioners' sugar; set aside. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a …

Glass Noodles with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe

<b>Read more: Chicken Dinners: Glass Noodles with Chicken and Mushrooms</b><p>Ingredients8 ounces glass (bean thread) noodles12 ounces ground chicken3 tablespoons Shaoxing wine, divided1-inch piece ginger, grated, dividedKosher salt5 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided1 bunch cilantro, stems chopped, leaves …

"Banana Breeze" Pie Recipe

This recipe is adapted from a vintage ad for "Banana Breeze: A Shortcut Cream Pie" that I found on Pinterest. The original recipe calls for an entire can of sweetened condensed milk to be whipped into 8 ounces of cream cheese. I don't know about you, but that seemed awfully sweet to me so I dialed …

Classic Pizza Margherita

Thin, crisp crusts like this one are the hallmarks of much of Italy's pizza. Another vital element is not overloading the pie with toppings; less is …

10 Fresh Vegetarian Pasta Dishes for Spring

We've finally reached the tipping point between yearning for the arrival of fresh green things and actually seeing them start to show up in stores. …

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Life on Mars to become a reality in 2023, Dutch firm claims

A few months before he died, Carl Sagan recorded a message of hope to would-be Mars explorers, telling them: "Whatever the reason you're on Mars is, …

Helmut Turns Your Smartphone Into the World’s Fastest Film Scanner

Photographer and software developer Kostas Rutkauskas has launched a new mobile app called Helmut. Designed for Android, it’s a film scanning app …

12 Strawberry Recipes To Make This Spring

Gallery12 Strawberry Recipes To Make This Spring<p>Depending on where you live, you're either at the cusp of strawberry season or enjoying the first few ripe red berries. Either way, it's time to start planning what you'll make once you've got bushels of strawberries at your disposal. Will it be …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …