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5 things Facebook asks for that are none of its business

To Facebook, your personal information is everything. The more the site has on you, the more money it can make from advertisers who want to target you. Unfortunately, there are some things you shouldn't share online.<p>Each of these things alone might be all right, but added up they could lead to …

Social Media

New largest number factored on a quantum device is 56,153

(Phys.org)—Researchers have set a new record for the quantum factorization of the largest number to date, 56,153, smashing the previous record of 143 …

Mashed potato makeover: 5 easy new recipes for this Thanksgiving favorite

Turkey may be the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving feast, but for many it’s the side dishes that hold the real appeal. And while green beans, stuffing and cranberry sauce are more than worthy of their place at the table, it’s the mashed potatoes we deeply crave — and it's the mashed potatoes we want …

Cinnabon Muffins Are Everything

Cinnabon muffins with pumpkin get their delectable texture from a secret ingredient -- coffee creamer! The whole family will love them.<p>It’s that time of year when I go a little bit crazy over a certain orange squash. Yes, it’s true. I’m totally nuts about pumpkin. Every fall I bake like pumpkin is …

How Did Porcupine Repel 17 Lions? Explaining Viral Video

A zookeeper explains how the rodent defended itself against the big cats.<p>When the going gets tough, the prickly get going—especially in the case of a plucky porcupine that recently fended off 17 lions in South Africa's Londolozi Game Reserve.<p>In late October, wildlife guide Lucien Beaumont came …

Viral Videos

The Simple Trick That Can Boost Your Confidence Immediately

Smile, don't slouch. And don't cross your arms. Your parents probably taught you to use certain body language to appear friendly and polite.<p>But new research shows that your body language does much more than change the way other people see you -- it can change how you see yourself. Psychologists …

Comedy vs. anti-science: 10 amazing videos that show how humor can make a difference

From Colbert and Oliver to Sarah Silverman and Louis CK, comedians are torching anti-science activists with aplomb<p>In the latest version of America's long-running culture wars, conservatives (and even some liberals) have zeroed in what once might have seemed like an unlikely target. While all the …

Why is Y Combinator giving away its trade secrets for free in a YouTube class?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Paul Miller/Flickr<p>News out of Silicon Valley top tier accelerator Y Combinator was a little confusing today. President …

Silicon Valley

Can Your Cupcakes Get Even Better?

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>It's hard to imagine improving on a cupcake, but with summer here there's nothing better than throwing a little fruit into the mix -- literally!<p>Bobbie Lloyd, Magnolia Bakery's Chief Baking Officer and a judge on TLC's Tuesday night …

The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …