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Best Sci Fi Movies on Netflix Right Now (May 2018)

It's hard to imagine it now, but there was a time when a service like Netflix Streaming was the stuff of science fiction. It's a repository of motion …

Science Fiction

Quick Baileys Tiramisu (15-Minute Dessert)

This easy Baileys tiramisu is ideal indulgent dessert for sharing with family and friends. It will take you just 15 minutes to make it, plus at least …

Dessert

Nuclear Detectives Hunt Invisible Particles That Escaped the World's Largest Atom Smasher

A few years from now, if a crew of physicists gets its way, a squat building will rise above the border between France and Switzerland. This …

Physics

Diamond 'guitar' strings could lead to quantum computer memory

Quantum computers need memory to perform tasks like their conventional counterparts, but it's hard to create that memory when it only takes nearby vibrating atoms to lose all their data. Scientists may have a clever solution, though: tune diamond like a guitar string. They've crafted a quantum …

Quantum Physics

Best horror movies on Netflix for June 2018

All the best the screaming -- er, streaming -- service has to offer through June.<p>For horror junkies, it's always the perfect time to bully your nearest and dearest into watching spooky flicks. I've rounded up the strangest, squirmiest and most terrifying films Netflix has to offer.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> …

Horror

Want the beauty of Utah’s Bryce and Zion, without all the people? Try these less-crowded areas — or 20 others across the country.

Park visitation is at a record high — good for tourism, not so good for peace and quiet. From Acadia to Zion, Bryce Canyon to Yosemite, leading …

National Parks

Top 10 Big Data Analytics Tools For Successful Data Analytics Developers

The importance of data in today’s business is difficult to overstate because no meaningful decision can be made without the analysis of relevant data.<p>…

Big Data

Dreaming Of Quitting Life & Moving To A Farm? Six Things You Should Know First

Have you ever found yourself sitting in your cubicle, staring off into space, dreaming of a simpler life? Annoying bosses, long commutes, and the …

Farming

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

Want to amass $1 million -- or more -- for your retirement? This very cool chart shows how you can do it.<p>For most of us, retirement will be only as …

Retirement

Quantum Physics Explains – “Death Is An Illusion Created By Our Consciousness?”

<b>The study of consciousness has gained a huge amount of attention over the past decade as we begin to not only realize more about the true nature of</b> …

Quantum Physics

The 25 Most Important American Craft Beers Ever Brewed

With more than 5,000 breweries, some of which produce dozens of different beers every year, America is home to the largest and most diverse beer …

Beer

Crab and Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

"This is the result of trying to duplicate a seafood chain's recipe. Comes close enough, they're gone the minute they hit the table!"<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 …

Seafood

What's the Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything?

The Standard Model. What a dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics

Mary's sticky toffee pudding

Sticky, gooey and surprisingly light and easy, Mary's sticky toffee pudding is a winner.<p>Baked in a large dish, this is a family-sized pudding, spooned out or cut into squares to serve. For this recipe you will need a 1.7-litre/3-pint ovenproof dish and an electric whisk. Each serving provides 927 …

Sticky Toffee Pudding

How To Create A (Nearly) No-Risk Fixed-Income Portfolio That Won't Go Down

The traditional paradigm for life insurance and annuities stem from the historical sales tactics including high commissions and questionable features …

Retirement

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

The IRS Would Love To Tax These 5%+ Dividends, But Can't

Right now there are huge deals happening in a place far too few people care to look: municipal bonds.<p>Now before your eyes glaze over at the sight of the words “municipal bonds,” consider this: this unloved area of the market hands most Americans a shot at <i>tax-free income</i><i>.</i> Plus, the 2 “muni” funds …

Investing

A beginner’s guide to playing Dungeons and Dragons

Roll for initiative<p>Whether you watched the <i>Stranger Things</i> kids fight a demogorgon, listened to Taaco, Merle and Magnus hunt down relics on <i>The Adventure Zone</i>, or watched <i>and</i> listened to “a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors sit around and play <i>Dungeons and Dragons</i>” on <i>Critical Role</i>, chances are you’ve …

Board Games

Red Miso Makes This Shrimp Bisque Taste Super Decadent—But It Has Less Than 300 Calories

This sophisticated bisque is worthy of a special occasion, but you could also make it on a weeknight and simply freeze half of it for a later meal. …

Food

If You Want to Retire in 10 Years, Do These 5 Things Now

This article was originally published by <i>Money</i><p>After 30-plus years of working and socking away savings, you can finally see retirement on the horizon. …

Retirement

Why Hanger Steak Should Be Your Go-To Cut of Meat This Summer, Plus How to Cook It

When Angie Mar suggests a cut of meat, we listen. The executive chef and owner of NYC's Beatrice Inn, and a 2017 <i>Food & Wine</i> Best New Chef, stopped by …

Cooking

20 Vegetarian Memorial Day Recipes You'll Want to Make All Summer

Memorial Day weekend may be the celebratory moment you’ve been waiting for to fire up the grill, but it doesn’t have to be all about hot dogs and …

Cooking

The 2020s Might Be The Worst Decade In U.S. History

I recently wrote about a looming credit crisis that’s stemming from high-yield junk bonds. The crisis itself will have massive consequences for investors. But that’s not the worst part.<p>The crisis will create a domino effect and trigger global financial contagion, which I usually refer to as “The …

Economics

From boats to barns, Midwest salt bed could shift seafood market inland

Alongside East State Road 18, a two-lane rural byway that cuts through Fowler, Ind., agricultural machines rove over barren fields, stirring up dirt clouds as they prepare the land for growing season.<p>The drive is a looping sequence of grain silos, wind turbines and barns on a flat, far-reaching …

Aquaculture

The Secret to Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Every Time

Have you ever eaten a pork chop that’s oddly reminiscent of shoe rubber? Even if it's swimming in a sauce or covered with an exotic spice rub, …

BBQ

Planet Nine: 'Ghost Planet' Could Be Orbiting Beyond Neptune, Scientists Say

Sorry, Pluto.<p>Scientists have reported the discovery of a “Trans-Neptunian object” whose orbital movements are highly unusual. Researchers suggest …

Universe

Feeling stuck in life? How to take your life from stuck to awesome

It sucks to feel stuck.<p>You’re in a rut, and you can’t get unstuck.<p>You’re convinced that something must change, whether in your work or personal life. …

Motivation

Animated Dungeons & Dragons Boards Look Like The Future

Paper? Cardboard? Plastic models? That’s some 20th century <i>D&D</i> shit. The adventures of the <i>future</i> look like this.<p>Dynamic Dungeons is a one-man effort …

Dungeons and Dragons

How Warren Buffett Thinks We Should Fix Social Security

The Oracle of Omaha thinks we should save Social Security -- here's how he thinks it can be done.<p>Social Security has nearly $3 trillion in reserves …

Retirement