Katie Barlow

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This headband promises to help you take control of your dreams

Andrew Smiley was sitting inside a huge, ornate dining hall when he began to notice the lights pulsing overhead. That’s weird, he thought. He stood up to get a better look, drawing the eyes of those around him. Suddenly, he knew what was happening, and what to do next: he bolted, diving through a …

Christmas A Non-Religious Holiday For Half Of Americans, Pew Survey Finds

As the center of the biggest commercial season in the U.S., it's no surprise that a majority of Americans -- Christian or not -- observe Christmas.<p>But a new survey shows that while nine in 10 Americans take part in the holiday that theologically commemorates the birth of Jesus, only about half …

Venture Capitalist Tries to Drum Up Support for Splitting California Into Six States

Venture capitalist Tim Draper is out promoting a proposal to split California into six states, the better to serve each segment, rethink existing …

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The Only Banana Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>Lauren Salkeld, photo by Lara Ferroni</i><p>There are so many reasons for banana bread's popularity. As a quick bread, it's not only easy to make, but fast. Banana bread is also one of the best possible uses for browning bananas -- you can even freeze your fruit and bake the bread later. There's also the …

Movies

Michael Douglas, Hannah John-Kamen, and Peyton Reed Talk About All the Fun They Had on the Ant-Man and the Wasp Set<p>Sounds like it was a blast on …

Schools Aren't Sending Kids with Lice Home Because It Hurts Their Feelings

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In schools across America, there are children whose scalps have become itchy, sexual playgrounds for …

KKK Imperial Wizard Hates to See Kids in Klan Costumes: 'There's No Respect'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A Ku Klux Klan leader told The Atlantic Wire that one racist Virginia mom and her 7-year-old son's …

Five things we love about Assassin's Creed IV

<b>Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is out now on both Xbox 360 and PS3, with PC and next-gen versions arriving on 21 November.</b><p>Like all Assassin's Creed …

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47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

NYC raising cigarette-purchasing age to 21

<i>20-year-old Chance the Rapper will not be able to buy his cigarettes when he visits NYC</i><p>Heads up to the young smokers in NYC: buying cigarettes is …

Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and …

How to Eat—and Eat Well—After the Zombie Apocalypse

The End of Days doesn't have to mean the End of Dining. Survival expert Shane Hobel shows how to keep your post-apocalyptic cooking standards high<p>There's two things in this world that we can be sure of: We'll always want to eat well, and the Zombie Apocalypse is definitely going to happen. …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as …

World's Strongest Beer, 'Snake Venom,' Clocks In At 67.5% ABV

Move over, Armageddon. You are no longer the world's strongest beer, at a mere 65 percent ABV. That title now belongs to Snake Venom, which has an ABV of 67.5 percent.<p>For comparisons sake, most whiskeys are between 40 and 50 percent ABV.<p>Both of these potent brews are crafted by Brewmeister, a …

A New App Lets You Bribe People for Dates

Carrot Dating is a new app that lets users bribe each other with gifts and treats in the hopes of securing a first date. Creator Brandon Wade considers it a breakthrough for men who have trouble with the ladies, and users consider it the perfect way to...<p>We live in a big cyber world filled to the …

Relationships

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Plants vs. Zombies composer developing Spirited Away-inspired adventure game

<i>Plants vs. Zombies</i> composer, Laura Shigihara, is developing <i>Rakuen</i><i>,</i> a story-based adventure game about a young child who becomes bored with living in a hospital.<p>In <i>Rakuen</i>, the young boy asks his mother to accompany him to the fantasy world from his favorite storybook. The child discovers more about …

Penguin James Bonds? Egg-laying cameras spy on real birds - TODAY.com

They're the James Bonds of the penguin world. Sorry, Pengy, but that black-and-white pal you were cozying up to isn't a real penguin after all, it's an animatronic camera disguised as a life-size penguin.<p>John Downer / Today<p>Some penguins hanging out with real flocks are in fact Discovery Channel …

Birds

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Accidentally freed Florida murderers recaptured

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1020000/1020869_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524706362_73f72e11a6e07396670c463327ba6045<p><b>Two convicted murderers who used forged documents to trick their way out of prison in Florida have been recaptured, US officials say.</b><p>Joseph Jenkins …

Toyota Is Recalling More Than 800,000 Cars Because of Spiders

It started with webs, and ended with spontaneously inflating airbags.<p>Toyota has announced that it is recalling 870,000 of its vehicles, among them Camrys, Venzas, Avalons, and hybrids with owners spread across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and 16 other countries. Airbags, it seems, have been …

Japan Has Too Many Penguin Bars

Recently, a "penguin bar" opened in Tokyo's Ikebukuro. It's not the first. There are at least three others. Does Japan really need all these penguin …

Japan

Serious Entertaining: Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups for a Crowd

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm not going to try to pretend to take credit for this genius idea—I saw it late the other night during my daily pre-bedtime bath (not to be confused with my daily post-wake-time bath) on the foodporn sub-Reddit and …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Felony Charges For 2 In Suicide Of Bullied Girl

Police in Florida have arrested and charged two girls, a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old, with aggravated stalking in the case of a girl who committed suicide last month.<p>Rebecca Sedwick, a 12-year-old seventh-grader in Lakeland, jumped to her death from an abandoned silo after enduring bullying both …

The New Way to Order Coffee

Just like the Aussies<p>The next time you walk into your local<p>nerd hangoutcoffee shop, order yourself a flat white. What you'll get is a caramel-colored drink with a pretty white design on top. (We're partial to hearts.) "OK, that just looks like a fancy cappuccino," you'll say to yourself. Now take a …

These images show just how differently cats and humans see the world

Cats and humans have very different perspectives on the world, both literally and figuratively. Indeed, as these visualizations beautifully …

Pets