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Our 10 Most Popular Easy Slow Cooker Meals — Tips from The Kitchn

The slow cooker comes with a lot of merits. But where this appliance really shines is with absolutely simple recipes that help us get dinner on the …

Slow Cookers

Infographic: Pro tips for creating a top-notch presentation

Speaking to a crowd can be terrifying.That shouldn’t stop you from delivering an incredible performance, though.Preparation goes a long way in easing …

Public Speaking

This Is What Happens In Your Brain When You Miss Your Partner, & It’s Really Intense

The longing that comes from missing someone can range from minor feelings of sadness to downright agony depending on the relationship and the amount …

Chemistry

Top 10 Long-Running Series to Binge Read (If You Haven’t Already)

A Novel<p>Kathy Reichs<p>You likely know Temperance Brennan from the long running TV series, “Bones.” If that is your only exposure to the brilliant forensic anthropologist, do yourself a favor and pick up one of the novels that inspired the series. With eighteen novels and counting, Kathy Reichs has …

Top 10

Over 50 Airlines Allow Passengers to Fly Business Class at a Fraction of the Cost--Here's How | Inc.com

Calling all people over 5'11''. There is now a way for you to avoid the leg cramps that come with economy seating, without actually paying for a business or first class ticket.<p>Okay, you have to pay for <i>part</i> of the ticket.<p>But it's still a good deal. If you're like me and haven't heard of it until …

Credit Cards

57 Beautiful Final Lines In Books That'll Send Chills Down Your Spine

All was well.<p>2. "The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which."<p>—<i>Animal Farm</i> by George Orwell<p>Suggested by mollykwolchansky<p>3. "For never was a story of more woe, Than this of Juliet and her</i> …

Literature

The Mystery of People Who Speak Dozens of Languages

What can hyperpolyglots teach the rest of us?<p>Last May, Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia, a doctoral candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, in the Dutch city of Nijmegen, flew to Malta for a week to learn Maltese. He had a hefty grammar book in his backpack, but he didn’t plan to open …

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

This Is Why You'll Regret Losing The Woman Who Waited For You To Get Your Sh*t Together

I guess you’ve seen those romantic movies where a woman stays loyal to and waits for her guy to decide what exactly he wants in life, whether it’s …

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.<p>Three years ago, I signed up for a silent meditation retreat called a vipassana. For ten days, I shared a room with four other guys, went without speaking to anyone, …

A Mansion Filled With Hidden Worlds: When the Internet Was Young

Before the emergence of Warcraft, and the PlayStation, Pavel Curtis created LambdaMOO. Players used text, not images, and imaginations ran wild.<p>Iwake …

Living Rooms

Cryptocurrency is just one of seven types of cryptoassets you should know

• <b>Cryptocurrencies</b> like bitcoin, the granddaddy of all cryptoassets, are instruments of exchange, stores of value, and units of account. To wit, bitcoin today holds over $100 billion dollars and supports billions a day in global transactions. Banks are taking notice, going from “bitcoin bad, …

Cryptocurrency

The Man Who Captures Criminals for the D.E.A. by Playing Them

Spyros Enotiades is an actor for hire who specializes in the role of cartel boss, middleman, or money manager in sting operations.<p>On the afternoon of February 9, 2011, in a suite at the City Hotel in Bucharest, two men, hoping to sell a stash of Russian military-grade weapons on the black market, …

Buenos Aires

Mike Pence Is No Ordinary Wingman

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi kept her fingers interlocked on the polished table, a smile fixed to her face. This was not how she had hoped to …

Bedtime stories - 'it's better if dad reads them'

When men read stories to their children, they encourage them to use their imagination more, a study reveals<p>Children benefit more from their father reading them bedtime stories than their mother, new research has revealed.<p>Questions posed by men when reading to children were found to have sparked …

Parenting

A persuasion expert's 4 best tips for being productive when you don't feel like it

I end up there all the time. So I wondered: what's the best way for <i>me</i> to convince <i>me</i> to be more productive? What's the best way to use the science of persuasion … on myself?<p>I knew the answer was a bit beyond my pay grade, so I called an expert …<p>Robert Cialdini is the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion …

Personal Hygiene

Theresa May: US and Europe must keep up pressure on Russia

<b>Theresa May has said the US and Europe are "united" in condemning atrocities in Syria and has warned Russia of the possibility of more sanctions.</b><p>The UK PM met outgoing US President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and four other European leaders in Berlin for talks.<p>Mr Obama urged them …

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and …

16 Books You Should Read This November

<b>Swing Time, Zadie Smith</b> <b><br>(Penguin Press)</b><p>I cannot wait to re-enter Zadie Smith’s world of frenetic words and perfect sentences, the energetic ride you …

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe Be A Simulation?

We take for granted, every day, that what we perceive as “real” is actually reflective of some type of objective reality. That the atoms and molecules composing our bodies actually exist; that the photons interacting with us possess energy and momentum; that the neutrinos passing through us are …

Physics

'The blacks,' 'the gays,' 'the Muslims' — linguists explain one of Donald Trump's most unusual speech tics

"People don't know how well we're doing with the Hispanics, the Latinos."<p>"I have a great relationship with the blacks. I've always had a great relationship with the blacks."<p>"I love the Muslims. I think they're great people."<p>"Ask the gays what they think and what they do."<p>"I will be phenomenal to …

Trump declares war on establishment Republicans

WASHINGTON — Ripping the band aid off deep divisions within the Republican Party, Donald Trump declared war Tuesday on GOP members who have turned against him and vowed to continue campaigning as he sees fit.<p>"It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the …

Physicists Just Witnessed Quasiparticles Forming For The First Time Ever

It's a glorious moment for science.<p>For the first time, scientists have observed the formation of quasiparticles - a strange phenomenon observed in …

Could Donald Trump really jail Hillary Clinton if he wins the election?

Legal experts weigh in on whether Trump could appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state<p>There were plenty to pick from, but arguably the most shocking moment in Sunday night’s presidential debate came when Donald Trump …

10 Relationship Stages That All Couples Go Through - OLBlog

You must pay attention to The mystery of Love-Science & why do you fall in love? Do you really want a successful healthy relationship? There are 10 …

There's a tower in China that eats smog — and 800 more might be coming

Air quality is so poor in Beijing that on bad days it's hard to see buildings across the street. Strategies to live more safely in such an environment abound, and no wonder: The journal <i>Nature</i> recently found that air pollution leads to the premature death of three million people every year, mainly …

Pollution

A letter to … My wife, for whom I no longer seem to exist

The letter you always wanted to write<p>You captivated me when we first met. You were fiercely attractive and hugely independent, and you burned brighter than anybody else in the room. I had never encountered a woman like you. I feel it only fair to remind you that I also shone in those days, able to …

Here's What's Happened to Health Care Costs in America in the Obama Years

Are you better off than you were eight years ago?<p>With the presidency of Barack Obama nearing an end, we felt it was high time to evaluate the impact …

What films and books reveal about your personality type | Ben Ambridge

Are you an aesthetic type, or are you cerebral? Next time you turn on the TV it could tell a lot about who you are<p><b>One of the easiest ways of measuring your personality is simply to ask which kinds of TV, films, and books and magazines do you enjoy. Do you prefer:</b><p><b>a) Daytime talk shows, romance,</b> …