Jess Sisson

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12 Weeks To A 6-Figure Job

Marlon Frausto is in pursuit of the new American dream. Just a few weeks ago, he left his job, in Hispanic marketing for the legal industry, and moved to San Francisco.<p>Every day he wakes at 5:30 a.m., commutes 45 minutes by train, and studies until 9 or 10 at night. He's spending down his savings …

Stephen Colbert Dresses up as Lord of the Rings Characters for Incredible Photo Shoot

Nation, we present to you one of the greatest combinations in the world: Stephen Colbert + <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>. To celebrate the release of <i>The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies</i>–the final installment of the three-part film adaption of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel–on December 17, <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> …

How to Braise Meat Like a Professional Chef

Want restaurant-quality braised short ribs and super gourmet demi-glace sauce too? Of course you do.<p>I used to work at a restaurant in Seattle where one of my responsibilities was to get the braise going every morning before the rest of the chefs showed up. All day long, the restaurant filled with …

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9 Reasons You Should Drink Tea Every Day

Drink tea at all times.<p>While everyone continues to go crazy for coffee, we'd like to point your attention toward tea. Yes, tea, the beverage that can soothe you when you want to relax or wake you up when you need an extra push. Basically, tea is great and you should consume it just as much as your …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

French and Irish parliaments call for recognition of Palestinian state

The French and Irish parliaments have become the latest in Europe to call on their governments to recognise an independent state of Palestine, confirming a trend, alarming for Israel, that reflects changing public opinion across the continent.<p>In Paris on Thursday the senate ratified an earlier …

Chickens are closely related to dinosaurs, and other insights from the new bird family tree

Using statistical techniques to handle genetic data, scientists are learning new things about our fine feathered friends<p>Flamingos and doves are more closely related than they look, a new genetic analysis of birds shows. That's not all: chickens are close relations of dinosaurs, and genetic patterns …