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Everything coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime this December

Sure, you haven’t even started to recover from the joy and terror of Thanksgiving yet, but it’s already time to look ahead to the winter holiday season — and streaming video services want you to know that <i>they have your back</i>. Netflix will finally release its much-trailered Bill Murray holiday …

Entertainment

17 Genius Tips & Tricks For If You Own A Slow Cooker

How to easily cut cleanup time, figure out high vs. low, and slow-cook like a pro.

Overnight Oats - 50 Best Recipes for Weight Loss

Ready-to-eat cereal isn’t the most waist-friendly variety on supermarket shelves. As it turns out, oatmeal is a much better way to ward off weight …

17 Easy Slow Cooker Snacks To Eat While You Watch Sunday Football

No matter who you root for, we're all Team Crockpot.

Venus, Jupiter and Mars cross paths in pre-Halloween spectacle for last time until 2021

The three planets, all pursuing their ordinary orbits around the sun, will be visible until around October 29 but will be best witnessed on October 26 before dawn<p>Early risers are in for a treat this month, and for those rising early on October 26, the treat will be even greater.<p>Venus, Jupiter and …

Ellen Pompeo: Daniel Craig 'needs a reality check'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most actors would be thrilled to have a longstanding gig.<p>Daniel Craig, perhaps not so much.<p>At least one fellow performer appeared less than thrilled with Craig's recent reported remarks that he was over playing James Bond.<p>"Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo tweeted a response to the British …

James Bond

Samsung will pay your installment plan until 2016 if you buy a Galaxy phone

Competition is fierce in the mobile industry and Samsung is really urging to sell some devices! So much that they are willing to pay part of the phone if you switch to any of their latest handsets! Interested? Of course you are.<p>Here’s how it works. Eligible users are those who buy a Samsung Galaxy …

Mobile

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Taco Meat Recipe

So, what’s your favorite burrito filling? While I’m sometimes tempted towards chile verde or pulled pork, I usually pick the spicy shredded …

Slow Cooker Buffalo Ranch Chicken Tenders

Slow Cooker Ranch Buffalo Chicken Tenders<p>Author: Slow Cooker Gourmet<p>Serves: 4 servings<p>Ingredients<p>1½ to 2 pound boneless skinless chicken tenders<br>• 1 …

Leslie Smith supports Nick Diaz and will no longer fight in Nevada

UFC bantamweight Leslie Smith has declared that she will no longer fight in the state of Nevada after the state athletic commission there suspended her teammate Nick Diaz for five years after he allegedly tested positive for marijuana following his fight in January.<p>Smith joins Olympic gold medalist …

Molting seals in California are shedding toxic fur

Fur could be responsible for elevated mercury levels in seawater<p>Annual spikes in mercury along the California coastline have been puzzling scientists for over two decades. Now, researchers think they know what's causing these toxic increases: the fur of molting elephant seals.<p>Researchers have …

Pollution

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Woman Who Beat Serena Williams

It seems <b>Roberta Vinci</b> was just as shocked as the rest of the world was when she beat <b>Serena Williams</b> on Friday afternoon in one of the greatest upsets in US Open history. (Her post-match interview is quite endearing for her utter incredulity.) Calling the win “the best moment of my life,” and …

12 Easy Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes for the Week - Chowhound

Cooking anything on a weeknight can be a hassle, let alone a complete meal. But luckily, a crockpot can be your saving grace. Just set it in the …

The “five-second rule”—a scientist evaluates whether your eating habits could make you sick

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Research in my lab has focused on how food and food …

Environmental Health