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Now You Never Have To Chop Another Clove Of Garlic Again

For Bon Appetit, by Alex Delany.<p>What if we told you that everything you knew about garlic was a lie? The vampires. The mincing. Well, just those two things really. Cooking chopped garlic is a frustrating pursuit. The smaller pieces brown before the slightly larger ones, making it all taste somehow …

Frustration grows as armed Oregon standoff continues

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An armed group took over a national wildlife preserve in southeastern Oregon more than three weeks ago, and so far authorities …

This House Hidden In A Cliff Has Amazingly Terrifying Views Of The Sea

Two Greek architects have created a striking house design called ‘Casa Brutale’ that perfectly complements the powerful concrete style known as …

Noted Philosopher Drake Expounds On Why He Has No New Friends - PAPER

Original Video - More videos at TinyPic<p>Drake's "money, success, and accomplishments" prevent him from forming legitimately fulfilling bonds with other people -- it's true. (Take his relationship with an old friend, depicted in the picture above.) Still, as a philosopher of the highest caliber, …

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar We're Ready To Talk About the Molestation

<b>Jim Bob</b> and <b>Michelle Duggar</b> are breaking their silence about their son molesting young girls, including some of their own daughters, and they're doing …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

Demographics

Apple Watch faces battery life challenges -- report

Apple has aimed for its upcoming smartwatch to last a full day on a single battery charge, but the reality may fall short of the goal, according to news site 9to5Mac.<p>Apple chose to use a fairly beefy processor and high-quality screen for its Apple Watch, sources told 9to5Mac in a story published …

Smartwatches

Republicans set 2016 presidential convention for mid-July

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The Republican National Committee has finalized the dates for its next presidential nominating convention.<p>The GOP's 2016 …

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

'Predestination': A Complex Protagonist Walks Into A Bar

The sci-fi thriller <i>Predestination</i> is pretty intriguing when it's not being a sci-fi thriller. A twisty time-paradox movie in the vein of <i>Minority Report</i> or <i>Primer</i>, the film is certainly one of the biggest ever to feature an intersex protagonist. The unnamed character is played as both a man (in the …