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12 High-Protein Instant Pot Recipes

Ending the day with a warm, home-cooked meal is the ultimate dream for every adult. Unfortunately, because we're adults and we don't have our parents …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Study Finds Video Games Are Better At Relieving Stress Than Sex

Get playing.<p>Unwinding is all a matter of personal preference, whether you like to watch Netflix or something a little more X-rated. But a study from University College London suggests there's a more exact science to the effectiveness activities we use to relax.<p>Of the 251 men surveyed, a third of …

University College London

Hackers downloaded US government climate data and stored it on European servers as Trump was being inaugurated

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

Donald Trump

3 Steps To A Flat Belly (pg2)

Step 1: Burn More Calories at Rest<p>Total Energy Expenditure is your greatest ally against belly fat. You have get your body to use more energy (burn …

23 Khaleesi-Worthy Gifts For Any 'Game Of Thrones' Fan

Treat the <i>Game of Thrones</i> lover in your life to an array of Westeros-inspired gifts this season. (Don't worry Daenerys lovers, there are plenty of …

10 Modern Home Decor Stores (That Aren't IKEA)

Don't get me wrong. I love IKEA. Many of the core pieces in my home came from the Swedish retailer, and of course, the prices are hard to beat. …

Nest Cam Outdoor shows me the cat lurking outside my home

Seeing is safety.<p>I live in a relatively safe neighborhood, but some years ago, my home was burglarized. The thieves broke in through the back door. …

Home Security

Get ready for your new favorite sandwich: Grilled cheese with marinated tomatoes

Sometimes, nothing beats the perfection that is rich, gooey cheese melted between two slices of crisp bread. It's classic comfort food.<p>For a slight twist, give this version a try. Smoked cheese, such as Comte or Provolone, is sandwiched between thick slices of a rustic country loaf with a layer of …

New film The Shallows has Blake Lively’s surfer circled by a shark for 86 terrifying minutes. Scary. But is it more nerve-racking than Tom Hardy talking about concrete for an hour and a half?<p>The Shallows is an important film for a couple of reasons. First, it teaches us that nobody should ever go …

Ryan Reynolds

Students who played online games scored above average in maths, science and reading tests, although study does not prove games were the cause<p>Children who play online video games tend to do better in academic science, maths and reading tests, according to an analysis of data from over 12,000 high …

Education

The Greatest Food Scenes in Cinema History

From Rocky's raw eggs to the Big Kahuna Burger - the cinematic moments when food was more than just a prop<p>Sometimes, in art as in life, food means more than just food.<p>In the following list of scenes from cinema history it is variously deployed as an act of communion, a dangerous threat and a …

The story of the Great Fire of London retold 350 years on

The man responsible for English history’s most famous conflagration was sitting on a concrete wall and holding up two burnt pies. He wore a baker’s white hat and had soot smudges on his cheeks. “Higher,” said the photographer, and Thomas Farriner – for it was he – lifted his pies to London skies. I …

Bourbon Chicken After A Long Day…It Doesn’t Get Any Better!

Connect with Us<p>Bourbon Chicken After A Long Day…It Doesn’t Get Any Better!<p>Save<p>Some people think of slow cooker dishes as being bland and boring; you …

Mulled Wine Recipes, The Cleverest Way To Drink When It's Cold Out

Bottoms up.<p>There are many great ways to drink red wine. At a dinner party, with a loved one, under the stars, but come the cold weather season the best way to drink a bottle of red is mulled. (Please note, you do not need a good bottle of red for this drink.) It’s the surest way to look forward to …

2015 Antarctic sea ice extent

For the past three years, Antarctic sea ice at maximum set records. This year, that didn’t happen, and a sea ice scientist called it “a return toward …

13 Grown-Ass Grilled Cheese Recipes

Grilled cheese: While it's still appropriate for a six-year-old (no crusts, please), it's also a pretty sophisticated treat for all the grown-ups out there.<p>Here, 13 ways to go beyond the basics.<p><b>Beets, Goat Cheese and Arugula</b><p>It's loaded with veggies, so it must be healthy! <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Roasted</b> …

Animation shows how a black hole destroys a star

An incredible animation demonstrates how a star would be ripped apart if it got too close to a black hole in space<p>They’re not called black holes for nothing.<p>An artist’s rendering demonstrates new findings about what happens when a star wanders too close to a black hole.<p>“Intense tidal forces rip the …

How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home (That May Just Be Better Than Starbucks)

Today, fall has officially begun: Starbucks has released its famously delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte, or for the truly obsessed, #PSL, in stores nationwide. A lucky few were able to get their lattes early by unlocking a secret password-protected pass (seriously), but now it’s available to all until …

Coffee

A Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte That Rivals Starbucks's

Starbucks released its new Pumpkin Spice Latte, now made with real pumpkin. But if you don't want to shell out several bucks every day to get your Fall fix, we hacked the recipe to figure out how to make our own version. Pumpkin spice and vanilla syrups combine with steamed milk and coffee to …

FREE COURSE: Learn basic Cisco networking

In partnership with Pluralsight, Network World presents a free course on CCNA routing and VLANs. In this course, the student will learn the …

Cheap As They Come: 1970 Mazda Cosmo

This 1970 Mazda Cosmo is a second series L10B car with 68k km or about 42,000 miles. Little additional written info is provided, however the car does …

Zion National Park

America’s Best Summer Weekend Adventures

Great adventures are all around us—and summer is the ideal time to seek them. To give you some ideas and inspiration, every weekday we will be sharing a different U.S. summer weekend adventure, state-by-state.

Hiking

Astronomers say features of comet landed on by spacecraft in November, such as black crust and icy lakes, suggest living micro-organisms beneath surface<p>The comet landed on by the spacecraft Philae could well be home to an abundance of alien microbial life, according to leading astronomers.<p>Features …

Philae

Bioluminescent worms: Photographer's stunning images of 'natural miracle'

Joseph Michael's incredible long-exposure shots of glow worms didn’t come easily. He spent long nights in damp caves for months to produce the Luminosity series<p>Joseph Michael saw his first glow worm cave at age five. They’re a fixture in the New Zealand-born photographer’s homeland.<p>"Like most …

‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 5 Finale Discussion: ‘For The Watch’

<i>With so many book-to-show changes, and the fact that many plots are caught up with George R.R. Martin’s text, we’re only doing one Game of Thrones recap this season… this one. Please try to talk about last night’s episode, not plot points half a season away (context from the books will be provided</i> …

Game of Thrones finale leaves fans shocked

Warning: This story contains spoilers<p><b>Fans of Game of Thrones have been left stunned after one of its biggest characters was killed off in the season five finale.</b><p>The episode saw Jon Snow, played by British actor Kit Harington, murdered by men of the Night's Watch.<p>The final scene saw Snow's young …

How Twitter reacted to Game of Thrones' most controversial season yet

Season five saw fans shocked by rape, murder, and more murder. Here's the season recapped in Twitter reaction CONTAINS SPOILERS<p>Episode One: The Wars To Come<p>Previously on Game of Thrones! While Tyrion fled with Varys, having killed his father and his lover, Shay, Mance Rayder, the King Beyond the …

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