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Celebrating Lammas When You Eat Gluten-Free

Lammas, which falls on August 1 in the northern hemisphere, and February 2 below the equator, is one of the most popular of the Pagan sabbats – it’s …

Here Are All the Trailers From Comic-Con 2017

Every year, hundreds of thousands of fans at San Diego Comic-Con line up in order to enter crowded convention halls and get a first look at the …

Make Grandma Proud by Learning the Five Mother Sauces

Though many of us are hustlin’ through the week begging for Instant Pot recipes and one-pot curries, it’s nice to hit the kitchen on a Sunday to make a carefully crafted meal. But after so many quickie skillet meals, how does one get their groove back? The mother sauces, of course. There are five …

Mind-blowing images of Saturn from the Cassini orbiter

Astronaut snaps unreal sunset spacecraft photo

The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on a routine resupply mission on Saturday, but a spectacular image of its approach is anything but ordinary. The photo shows Cygnus floating like a giant bee above a wash of dark blue with pinkish-orange streaks created by …

9 innovative gadgets that will make cleaning your home so much easier

Like working out, cleaning often feels more rewarding <i>after</i> than <i>during</i> the act itself. In fact, studies have even shown a link between clutter and elevated stress levels.<p>So if you can't motivate yourself to start, or if you're overwhelmed from cleaning advice like this three-wave system or this …

RIP Cassini: A Look Back At the Doomed Probe's Most Stunning Saturn Pictures

Alas, all good things must come to an end. Today, NASA will announce the details regarding its Cassini spacecraft’s Grand Finale—a resplendent ending …

Rare Images Suggest Thunderstorms From Space Are Even Weirder Than We Thought

Lightning is a beautiful but dangerous beast: While we’re pretty good at observing it from the ground—and occasionally, being struck by it—there’s …

The latest pictures of Jupiter from NASA probe Juno are absolutely stunning

Our favorite space probe is at it again. As <i>The Daily Dot</i> reports, Juno sent more photos of Jupiter, and they are absolutely stunning. If you’ve been …

Are nuts healthy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, nuts are a very healthy snack food and pack a big bang for the bite in terms of their nutrients.<p>Nuts are rich in heart-healthy polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats, which lower LDL or "bad" cholesterol; plus, they are a good source of phytosterols, compounds that help lower …

Windows 10 users complain about intrusive new OneDrive adverts

Microsoft tries to sell cloud service OneDrive subscriptions with new ad within Windows 10’s File Explorer, to the annoyance of customers<p>Users are complaining about Microsoft inserting adverts for its OneDrive cloud service directly into Windows 10’s File Explorer.<p>The adverts pop up while a user is …

We No Longer Have Three Branches of Government

I served in Congress for 16 years and taught civics for 13 more. Our government no longer looks like the one I told my students about—or the one the Constitution describes.<p>For more than a dozen years, teaching government classes to graduate students at Harvard and Princeton, I filled my students’ …

Political Science

Best Steak Recipes

These delicious recipes include grilled skirt steak with salsa verde and classic steak au poivre.

50 Things to Grill in Foil

Try a new cookout dish: Food Network Magazine created dozens of fun and easy foil packs.<p>Charles Masters<p><b>How to make a foil packet:</b><br>1. Lay a large sheet …

Horrifying image generator turns your doodles into super weird cat pics

What if your terrible cat drawings could look like the nightmarish real thing? Well now it can.<p>Christopher Hesse has created an image-to-image …

Republicans Confront Protesters at Explosive Town Halls Nationwide

Local constituents, outraged by President Trump and by G.O.P. efforts to repeal Obamacare, are turning lawmakers’ lives into a living hell.<p>For Republicans who rode to power on a wave of discontent over the Affordable Care Act, the shoe is suddenly on the other foot. Six years after they seized …

5 Easy Ways to Make the Best Scrambled Eggs of Your Life

Scrambled eggs may be one of the first things we learn to cook as kids, but they aren’t one of the first things we master. We’ve all encountered dry …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Air Travel

How to buy an affordable laptop in 7 easy steps

If you've only got, say, less than $600 to spend, you're walking into the tech equivalent of a minefield.<p>Sometimes, though, you have no choice. So to help you ensure nothing blows up, we've put together a few quick pointers to walk you through this delicate process.

Consumer Tech

Airbus plans to test self-driven airborne taxi by the end of 2017

Airbus is not kidding around about flying cars – the maker of airborne transportation vehicles plans to test out a prototype self-flying small urban transport made for single-passenger travel by the end of this year, according to Airbus CEO Tom Enders (via Reuters). Airbus has been developing its …

Aviation

25 Facts About the Science of Fitness You May Not Know

The more you know about exercise and the benefits it provides, the more likely you are to do it, and do it right. Here are some helpful facts you …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

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You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here's How

Turmeric is quickly becoming an “it” superfood. You’ve probably seen the ingredient all over Pinterest and Instagram in the form of golden-hues …

10 Vegetables That Actually Aren't That Good for You

Nutrition

"Just a Few" Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

<b>Ingredients</b><p>3 tablespoons unsalted melted butter<br>• 1/4 cup brown sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons granulated sugar<br>• 1 egg yolk<br>• 1 teaspoon milk<br>• 1/4 teaspoon vanilla<br>• Few drops of red food coloring<br>• 1/2 cup flour<br>• 1/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 teaspoon cocoa power<br>• 1/8 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/4 (heaping) cup chocolate chips<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. …

Vegetable Soup Diet - Lose 10 Lbs a Week

A vegetable soup diet has the dual advantage of being very nutritious as well as low in calories and contributing to weight loss. As a result, it …

Korean Style Steak

<i>This Korean style steak makes a quick and easy marinade that comes together from pantry staples and takes just minutes to work its magic. Lucky …

Can't do vegetarian? Try flexitarian, which also has health benefits

The trend toward avoiding meat occurs at a time when the toll that meat production takes on the planet is becoming clearer. As people become aware …

Internet Of Things On Pace To Replace Mobile Phones As Most Connected Device In 2018

• Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and devices are expected to exceed mobile phones as the largest category of connected devices in 2018, growing at a 23% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2015 to 2021.<br>• By 2021 there will be 9B mobile subscriptions, 7.7B mobile broadband subscriptions, and 6.3B …

Internet of Things