Laura Elizabeth Millsaps

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College Students Turned Go-Karts Into Mario Kart With Real-Life Power-Ups

Many of us spent a good portion of our college years battling it out in <i>Mario Kart</i>. Those carefully-honed skills aren’t exactly a big seller on your …

Top Blogger Dessert Recipes

<i>This collection of best blogger dessert recipes features a variety of delicious sweets, including indulgent desserts, no bake treats, healthy dessert</i> …

Dessert

23 Easy Baking Tips That'll Make Your Dessert Dreams Come True

Life should always be this sweet.

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic,' fun tricks you can try at home

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic: Tricks and Puzzles' teaches fun and easy experiments to demonstrate physics. I'm thrilled with the new tricks I'm …

Jupiter Flyby From Cassini

NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught this photo on December 29, 2000, from about 10 million kilometers away.

These New Earbuds Can Translate Languages For You in Real-Time

The Babel fish is real!<p>As anybody who's ever tried to get by in a foreign country without much grasp of the local language can tell you, oversized …

The ocean within Jupiter's moon Europa may be just right for life

Jupiter's icy moon Europa may have the chemical composition needed to support life, according to new research.<p>A new study published in the journal</i> …

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Singularity

15 Times Ground Beef Made Dinner Easy and Delicious

Ground beef is a dinnertime savior. You can buy a pound during your weekly grocery shopping trip and cook it up right away, or stash it in the …

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Five Tips for Writing Supplemental College Essays That Stand Out

<b>By Debra Farb, Volunteer Students Rising Above</b><p>It's been several decades since I wrote my last college essay, but I can still feel the visceral sense of dread in confronting the prompt: <i>Tell us about your most significant accomplishment to date.</i> Ugh. I'm 24 years old, applying to MBA programs and, …

3 Tips for Keeping Expenses Low at College

Changing how you eat and sleep can help fatten your wallet.<p>Saving money in college is not easy. You’re paying to be there, studying takes up a …

'Storytellers own the world': Dean of admission shares 2 tips on how to write the perfect college essay

The vice president and dean of admission at Reed College — a liberal arts school in Oregon — recently went on Reddit to answer questions about the college admissions process.<p>In his AMA, or Ask Me Anything, Milyon Trulove provided two important tips for students to remember when writing their …

College & University

Serval Kitten 'Jumps Right In' at Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo’s newest resident is a two month old male Serval kitten! ‘Zeke’ was born at the Gladys Porter Zoo, in Brownsville, Texas.<p>Photo …

Kittens

Nearly Normal?

It's strange, but Wylla hasn't regurgitated once since December. Prior to that, it was rare for her to go more than a week or two without an …

Product Recalls

Meerkat Pups Out and About at Edinburgh Zoo

Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo are delighted to announce the arrival of three Meerkat pups.<p>Photo Credits: Royal Zoological Society of Scotland<p>The lively …

Flagpole

FlagpoleSo, you're falling from a height above the tallest building in your town, and you don't have a parachute. But wait! Partway down the side of …

Albert Pujols

The deepest holes dug by hand

Readers on reddit challenged our recent infographic, asking us how humans have managed to dig hundreds of metres into the Earth by hand. So we, er, dug into the subject to find the stories behind humanity's efforts to reach subterranean limits.<p>When considering humanity’s greatest architectural …

King Tut's chair broken in transit to new Egyptian Museum

CAIRO: A chair that belonged to King Tutankhamen was broken in transit from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) …

23 Horrifying Real Insects That Put Science Fiction to Shame

Hi! How are you? Comfortable? Cozy? Have you eaten yet? No? Great! Because you definitely won't want to after you check out some real-life monsters …

New Monkey Discovered

Scientists never know what they’ll find when they’re out exploring. This time, they came face-to-face with a never before seen primate.<p>Photograph by Adriano Gambarini<p><i>Published March 23, 2015</i><p>In 2011, scientist Julio Dalponte was looking for animals in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, a country in …

Someone found these two huskies abandoned at a dog park with the saddest of notes

HelloGiggles may receive compensation for some links to products and services in this email. Offers may be subject to change without notice.<p>TO …

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

These dense and chewy macaroons are dipped in dark chocolate for the ultimate decadent treat, and they also feature a fun crunchy surprise in the …

Super salamander nearly ate our ancestors

The thing that got us off the hook? A big hot interception 200 million years ago.<p>Say hello to one of the strangest creatures to ever call our planet …

What Elephants and Whales Look Like From Space

Only two creatures—both mammals—have been seen by private orbiting cameras.<p>When satellite companies talk about the imagery they capture, they play up how you can see big, human-made things: planes and trains and parking lots. Sometimes they might mention, too, how important sky pictures are to …

National Parks

6 Incredible Coffee Ice Creams Made with Beans from Cult Roasters

The <i>New York Times</i> recently hunted down what might be the best espresso milk shake in America at the G&B coffee shop in downtown Los Angeles. It …

Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly grease the base of a 10-inch springform pan with nonstick spray.<p>2. <b>Make the Crust:</b> In a large bowl, mix the …

Cookie butter chocolate chip cookies

Crisp at the edges and chewy in the middle, if you love cookie butter and chocolate chip cookies this is the perfect recipe to try.<p>I think I was in …

How are ginormous chocolate Easter Eggs made? Glad you asked.

This beautifully shot and edited video from Betty's, a chocolate company based in the UK, shows how their very large Imperial Easter Eggs are made. …