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The future is disappearing: How humanity is falling short of its grand technological promise

<b>(Dreamworks)</b><p>Are you waiting for a world in which technology finally makes good on its promise? Don’t hold your breath<p>Christian Cantrell<p>October 26, 2014 7:30pm (UTC)<p>What I find most interesting about typical visions of the future isn’t all the fanciful and borderline magical technology that hasn’t …

The 5 Worst 'Natural' Ingredients

You definitely don't want to overlook these on nutrition labels.<p><i>This article was written by Emily Main and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>If you saw "poison ivy" listed as an ingredient in your favorite salad mix, would you eat it? Probably not. But poison ivy is natural, right? Who cares …

Nutrition

I was poor, but a GOP die-hard: How I finally left the politics of shame

<b>A photo of the author</b><p>I hated government — even as it was the only thing trying to save me. Here’s how, one day, I finally saw the light<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>July 16, 2014 8:45pm (UTC)<p>I was a 20-year-old college dropout with no more than $100 in the bank the day my son was born in 1994. I’d been in the Coast …

The World's 19 Weirdest Hangover Remedies

Hope you had fun last night. Now it’s time to kick that hangover, whatever it takes. Okay, well, maybe not the Sicilian method.<p>Whether you find the …

America's middle class: Poorer than you think

Rich Americans. That's our global reputation.<p>The numbers seem to back it up. Americans' average wealth tops $301,000 per adult, enough to rank us fourth on the latest Credit Suisse Global Wealth report.<p>But that figure doesn't tell you how the middle class American is doing.<p>Americans' median wealth …

Forget E3 Press Predictions, Here's My Personal E3 Wishlist

The annual E3 convention is the heartbeat of a progressively more explosive industry. During its best moments, E3 is packed with spectacle and surprise. The momentum that platform holders, publishers, and developers generate here can be sustained all the way through the holiday season and into the …

MH370 families in drive to raise $5m to entice 'whistleblower' to solve mystery

Several families of those aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 launched a drive on Sunday to raise $5m for any insider who can resolve the mystery of the plane's disappearance three months ago.<p>The “Reward MH370” campaign launches on the fundraising website Indiegogo and aims to “to encourage a …

Ronald Reagan “treason” amnesia: GOP hypocrites forget their hero negotiated with terrorists. He was just really bad at it

<b>President Ronald Reagan (AP/Doug Mills)</b><p>The Republicans who want to investigate the Bergdahl deal need to be reminded of Iran-Contra and October Surprise<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>June 7, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>It's been said that if President Obama were to walk on water, the headline news would be "President Can't …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

NSA chief Michael Rogers: Edward Snowden 'probably not' a foreign spy

The new director of the National Security Agency says he believes whistleblower Edward Snowden was "probably not" working for a foreign intelligence agency, despite frequent speculation and assertion by the NSA's allies to the contrary.<p>In one of his first public remarks since becoming NSA director …

Kale + Blackberry + Beet + Almond Milk Smoothies

What’s in your morning routine? I make my bed, splash my face with cold water, drink a giant glass of lemon water, and try to forget about the giant …

Minnesota Becomes 22nd State To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Minnesota joined 21 other states Thursday when it passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana, but it's the only state that won't legalize smoking it.<p>On Thursday, Minnesota passed into law a medical marijuana bill for patients with cancer, HIV/AIDS, glaucoma, Tourette's syndrome, Amyotrophic lateral …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

A Hammock In a Backpack Is All You Really Need For Camping

When you think of everything you really need for a weekend of camping, what comes to mind? Food? A change of clothing? A guitar? Wrong, wrong, wrong. …

Camping

CIA will no longer use vaccine campaigns for spying

Policy change revealed after attacks, return of polio<p>The CIA says that it will no longer use vaccination campaigns as a cover for intelligence programs, as it did several years ago when investigating Osama bin Laden's potential presence in his Abbottabad compound, reports <i>Yahoo News</i>. The agency saw …

Recipes and Tips for Healthy Travel II

Warm Beef and Cheddar Sandwiches With Horseradish Sauce Recipe

This homemade play on Arby's Beef n' Cheddar sandwich—a roast beef sandwich blanketed in cheese sauce—is made with a full-flavored sharp Cheddar-cheese sauce and gets some extra oomph from a bracing, nose-clearing horseradish sauce.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>The cheese sauce is incredibly smooth and …

The Two Words That Will Lead You To Success and Happiness

<b>Seriously: Just Two Words</b><p>Seems like this should be a very short post, right?<p>Here’s the quick and dirty:<p><b>The word “yes” leads to happiness.</b>• <b><br>The word</b> …

Happiness

At Long Last, Video Game Aggression Linked To Losing, Not Violence

Video games cause aggression. Lots of it.<p>Many times I’ve played a game and felt like I wanted to kill someone afterward, a statement that should delight many in the media.<p>But it wasn’t after gunning down 300 virtual souls in a Call of Duty campaign. Or chainsawing a humanoid alien in half in Gears …

'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

2 min read<p>Increasingly, consumers are placing a priority on health when they go out to eat. And they're looking for a couple of key phrases on the menu to justify their choices.<p>Sixty four percent of consumers polled in a new study by food consultancy Technomic agree that it is important to eat …

Sustainability

Intrepid Hackers Use Chinese Takeout Menu to Access a Major Oil Company

With big companies taking every precaution against malware they can possibly think of, it's getting increasingly difficult for hackers to wedge their …

Oil & Gas Industry

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Wireless electricity? It's here

Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in the middle of a room with no wires attached.<p>Looking back, it was a crude experiment, she remembers: a tiny room filled with gigantic copper refrigerator coils -- the kind you'd see if you cracked open the back of your freezer.<p>She …

This rough diamond hints at oceans’ worth of water inside Earth

A $20 diamond provides evidence of a ‘wet zone’ deep below Earth’s surface where vast volumes of water are locked up inside minerals.<p>It might be the …

How the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Could Have Been Hijacked

In the hours after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, the notion that hijackers were responsible seemed far-fetched. Since the 9/11 attacks, …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …