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4-Ingredient Pastas That Prove Last-Minute Dinners Don't Have to Be Lame

Pasta tends to be a last-minute, nothing-else-in-the-fridge kind of dinner, but it doesn't have to be boring. Even if you're short on time, just a …

A psychologist’s surprisingly reassuring advice for socially awkward people

Growing up, I was a socially awkward kid. Cool people seemed to occupy the opposite end of the social spectrum. Still, I was always trying to <i>seem</i> cool—whether was my stint as an aspiring break dancer or my measured decision to never again wear my <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> T-shirt to school.<p>Of course, as …

Psychology

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Genetics

All In Multitool puts all its tools inside your crank

Is your multitool never there when you need it? The All In Multitool could be a solution. Not only is the tool always where you left it, but its home …

Multi-tools

F. Duncan Haldane on quantum computers, entanglement and proving Einstein wrong

The British professor of physics at Princeton University won the Nobel Prize in Physics last year. But as he tells DW, he's far more interested in …

Quantum Mechanics

The Google Maps Update Makes It Way Easier to Book an Uber

There’s no longer a need to switch between Google Maps and Uber when planning a trip. Google is adding a new Uber integration that makes it possible …

17 *Genius* Ways to Hack a Bag of Frozen Tater Tots

Remember the time you were tempted to buy that bag of frozen tater tots at Costco and <i>totally</i> caved? We’ve all been there, and we all still have the tots sitting in our freezers to prove it. Lucky for you, it doesn’t have to be a complete waste. There are plenty of tater tot recipes out there that …

Cooking

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

Recipes

This Tool Takes the Hassle Out of Starting a Campfire

The Sparkr and Sparkr Mini from Power Practical use plasma energy to quickly and easily start a campfire, anytime and anywhere.

Energy

Five classic French recipes by Pierre Koffman

From cassoulet to creme caramel, delicious dishes from OFM’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement award-winner<p>Pierre Koffman: lifetime achievement award 2016<p>Cassoulet with confit duck<p>A cassoulet is perhaps the most famous dish from south-west France and there are countless variations across the region, with …

Haunting photographs of abandoned icons of the American dream

A pink 1950s Edsel collects rust and dust in the backyard of an abandoned home, a dilapidated service station sits along a barren stretch of highway, …

Can't Decide Between a Scotch and a Craft Beer? With This Cool Single-Malt, You Won't Have To

This posh new Scotch is made for IPA beer lovers.<p>The world of whisky, particularly Scotch, hangs its hat on age and tradition. The most revered …

5 ways to make your old bike feel like new

With enough riding, your bike can slowly feel like it’s an extended part of you. Every scratch and scuff carries a memory (mostly painful), while …

Indoor Cycling

Unboxed & Weighed: BBinfinite’s smooth rolling ceramic derailleur pulley wheels

BBinfinite’s second product, the Delrin derailleur pulley wheels with Ceramitech ceramic bearings, came out at the beginning of the month to …

This Bitelli bike trainer makes indoor training like playing an arcade game

Remember those games at the arcade where you sat in a fibreglass car that tipped, tilted, and shook as you raced around a virtual track?Well now you …

'I couldn't find a way to continue living - so I cycled round the world'

Juliana Buhring is not your average 34-year-old; the author of two books, an ultra-endurance athlete, and a world-record holder, she has already accomplished more than most can dream of achieving in a lifetime.<p>But it’s not always been such an uplifting story. She has also experienced more trauma …

Cycling

Wahoo ELEMNT GPS cycling computer updated with better mapping, faster syncing

Wahoo’s ELEMNT GPS cycling computer continues its rapid update process, this time improving it’s mapping screens and options. In March, they added …

Apps

Review: Ultra-light, Ultra-tough, Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider

‘Is this thing for real?’ After putting on Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s Windrider pack I marveled at its light weight and futuristic, translucent body, …

Backpacking

The Timberleaf Camper Trailer Is Small Enough To Be Towed By Your Car

Traditional campers are a great way to explore everything the backcountry has to offer. Problem is they’re heavy – and that requires a large truck or …

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

The Sad Truth That Apple and Exxon Reveal About Our Economy

How the mighty have fallen.<p>Tuesday brought two seismic announcements in the business world. First, ExxonMobil was stripped of its AAA rating by S&P, …

A Study on Fats That Doesn’t Fit the Story Line

There was a lot of news this week about a study, published in the medical journal BMJ, that looked at how diet affects heart health. The results were unexpected because they challenged the conventional thinking on saturated fats.<p>And the data were very old, from the late 1960s and early 1970s.<p>This …

$250 million, 300 scientists and 40 labs: Sean Parker’s revolutionary project to ‘solve’ cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire Sean Parker, famous for his founding roles at Napster and Facebook, is backing an unconventional $250 million effort to attack cancer that involves persuading hundreds of the country’s top scientists — who often are in competition with each other — to join forces and …

Cancer

Better Care At A Fraction Of The Cost -- Only A Plane Ride Away

Have you ever wondered why hospitals don’t compete on quality? Say there is a hospital in your area that has lower mortality rates, lower infections rates and lower readmissions rates than any of its competitors. In any other market, the business would be scrambling hand over foot to make sure …

Health Care

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

There’s a scene in Stanley Kubrick’s comic masterpiece <i>Dr. Strangelove</i> in which Jack D. Ripper, an American general who’s gone rogue and ordered a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union, unspools his paranoid worldview—and the explanation for why he drinks “only distilled water, or rainwater, and only …

Critical Thinking

Wahoo ELEMNT GPS cycling computer adds Di2, eTAP gear display & muscle oxygenation data

The Wahoo ELEMNT just started shipping this week, but already they’ve added a new trick to its bag. Or, tricks (plural) to be more precise. The …

Cycling
BBQ

Library Book PDF

<b>Judaism (Religions Of The World)</b><br>File Type: .pdf<br>Unic id: a56f2966f0<p><b>The Strange Umbrella (Enid Blyton: Star Reads Series 6)</b><br>File Type: .pdf<br>Unic id: …

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Sports Drink

Got tap water and a bag of sugar? You’re good to go.<p>Pop quiz: You’re kitting up and getting ready to hit the road with your crew for a Saturday morning ride. You open the pantry and crack open the tub of sports drink mix to discover—d'oh!—a mere dusting of mix remains. Do you: A) Get to the shop in …

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Self-improvement