Areej Khan

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10 Ways We're All Picturing The Ancient World Incorrectly

Thanks to countless books, movies, and trashy TV shows, most of us have a fairly firm mental image of the ancient world. Togas, feasting, …

The Ancient City | History

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The Biggest Mistake About The Big Bang

The question of where <i>all this</i> came from, as in the entire Universe, has been one of the biggest philosophical mysteries that humanity’s ever encountered. After millennia of wrestling with this question, the answer finally became accessible through scientific inquiry, culminating in the Big Bang. …

A radioactive drone landed on the Japanese Prime Minister's office (update: arrest)

Japan has a mystery on its hands. A worker has discovered a drone on top of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's office that was not only carrying a water bottle, but was marked with a radioactive sign and carried a "miniscule" amount of radiation, according to officials. While the quantity wasn't enough to …

Japan

6 Ways To Use Analytics To Better Manage A Workforce

Marketing, finance, supply chain: your business relies on analytics to run all of these functions.<p>But your workforce? Not so much. According to a recent survey of about 350 HR leaders worldwide, less than 16 percent use analytics to dig into their data to predict and get ahead of looming talent …

Enormous Hole in the Universe May Not Be the Only One

Astronomers have found evidence of a giant void that could be the largest known structure in the universe. The “supervoid” solves a controversial …

Hyper-accurate atomic clock won't lose a second in 15 billion years

Scientists have created an atomic clock so precise that it won't lose or gain a single second in 15 billion years -- roughly the age of our universe.<p>But the clock isn't just steady, it's also amazingly accurate. So accurate in fact, that it can detect tiny changes in the speed of its ticks …

Los Angeles

Scientists Explain How Total Strangers Can Pass for Twins

Scientists explain how total strangers can pass for twins.<p>It can be flattering to hear that you resemble ScarJo or Beyoncé, but is it <i>really</i> possible to look just like someone you’ve never even met? Apparently, yes—and a new group is out to prove it.<p>A group of friends recently started the Twin …

Siblings

Teespring

<b>What it does</b>: E-commerce platform. <b><br>Founders</b>: Walker Williams, Evan Stites-Clayton. <b><br>Notable investors</b>: Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures. <b><br>Capital raised</b>: $55 million.<p>Started in 2011 by two Brown University graduates, the Teespring platform helps entrepreneurs create and sell T-shirts …

T-shirts

The Fastest-Selling Adult Novel in History: Paula Hawkins’ ‘The Girl On The Train’

What do Gywneth Paltrow, Stephen King, and Reese Witherspoon have in common? They are all big fans of the newest thriller dominating bestseller …

Books

White Chocolate Recipes

Though it doesn't look like chocolate, white chocolate is indeed a product of the cocoa bean. Real white chocolate is ivory-colored rather than pure white, because its chief ingredient, cocoa butter, is actually yellow. Browse our collection of desserts starring white chocolate, including cookies, …

Chocolate Banana Bread Snack Balls

Introduction: Chocolate Banana Bread Snack Balls<p>About: Hi, I'm Dani! I'm the Cailfornia girl behind my blog at Dani California Cooks where I share …

Breakfast

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I like to put a small treat into my kids lunch boxes, so I went in search of some fun and tasty recipe ideas. I saw this recipe on The Comfort of …

Meatballs Go Greek

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: We go public with our love of meatballs—starting with a refreshing, herb-filled Greek variation.</i><p>If you've been paying attention, you've realized by now that we have a small love affair going …

Recipes

'Like the end of the world': Beijing blanketed in red dust

Beijing was covered in a thick blanket of dust on Tuesday and Wednesday in one of the worst sandstorms the city has seen in more than a decade.<p>As the …

Pollution

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

United to serve free beer, wine, hot meals in coach on long flights

United Airlineswill give coach class customers a little love this spring: It's bringing back free beer and wine, and serving three-course meals on its long-haul flights.<p>United will overhaul its food and beverage service for economy passengers on transatlantic and transpacific itineraries as well as …

Egypt: There Is No Time Like the Present

This past October, amidst fear-based cries from all sides as to why I shouldn't, I left for Egypt for 10 days with one of my favorite travel partners. What I didn't expect, or even consider before leaving, was the Egyptian people themselves.<p>This past October, amidst fear-based cries from all sides …

Nile

How Your Morning Starts With Quantum Physics

Quantum mechanics ranks as one of the greatest intellectual achievements in human history, in no small part because it’s such a counter-intuitive theory. Its most attention-grabbing predictions– particles behaving like waves, quantum uncertainty, superposition states, the non-local phenomena that …

Physics

5 Ways to Make Your Homemade Pizza Better

<i>Today: Pat Clark—homemade pizza dare devil and head baker at Marta—shares his pizza wisdom for a successful home-baked pie.</i><p>Whether by pie or slice, piled with toppings or minimalist, pizza is a classic dinner staple. The combination of blistered crust, gooey cheese, and fresh ingredients tastes …

Beyond Chevre: 10 Essential Goat Milk Cheeses to Know and Love

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Everyone knows about "goat cheese," a.k.a. "chèvre." It's white, it's crumbly, and it's always showing up on beet salad thanks to northern California cooks in the '80s.<p>Good fresh goat cheese is a special and …

12 Game-Changing Cooking Hacks From Top Chefs

On the rare occasion when you're not heating up Hot Pockets, it's empowering to have a few tricks up your sleeve.<p><i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Cooking can be both intimidating and time consuming, which often leads to microwaving. But on the rare occasion when you're not heating up Hot Pockets, it's empowering to …

Comfort Food

Huawei's flagship P8 smartphone is all about the fancy camera

Huawei's come a long way since it shook its ODM label and started making devices for consumers, too. It's now the fourth biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world, and in the past year, we've seen the company unveil new phones big and small, as well as new wearables including an Android Wear …

Phones

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Five Money Saving Travel Tips

Some airlines and sites have very useful flexible travel date tools. Among airlines, JetBlue, United, Southwest; for third party sites, Kayak and Google Flights are best.<p><b>Flexible travel date airfare search</b><p>Some airlines and sites have very useful flexible travel date tools. Among airlines, JetBlue, …

Air Travel

6 Quick Ways to Organize Your Bathroom This Spring

Get your space in order with one of these ideas.<p><b>1. Set a Tray on Your Counter</b><p>Clean and free up counter space by corralling all your loose items on a stylish tray, like in this Los Angeles bathroom. That way, you'll know where everything is and you'll have more room to get ready in the morning.<p><b>2.</b> …

Dark Matter Maps Shed Light on Secrets of Universe

Space<p>In the universe, dark and light tend to cluster together, according to new maps that chart the location of dark matter over a large portion of the sky.<p>The new maps show that in some places there are large amounts of dark matter, while in others it is almost entirely absent. The researchers who …

Dark Matter