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Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

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State of the Union: Highlights from Obama's address

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as he urged …

How Student Loans Affect Your Credit

Whether you’re making your payments on time, paying extra every month, or struggling to pay the debt, student loans impact your credit report and …

12 Herb Garden Planters That Will Let You Cling to Summer a Little Longer

All you need is a little thyme.<p>Nothing livens up a dish like fresh herbs, which is why you should always have some on hand. These 12 herb garden planters will look killer in your kitchen (or wherever you choose to display them) and keep your meals tasting fresh to death all year long.

7 Simple Ways To Welcome Holiday Guests

Expert tips on how to make your guests feel at home this holiday season.<p>Eight designers, chefs, and entertainers extraordinaire share tips on making guests feel welcome over the holiday season.

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27 Clever Gift Wrapping Tricks For Lazy People

Create the ~illusion~ of craftiness with some of these simple gift-wrapping tips and tricks.

Rebecca Rupp: I’m Pro-GMO and Here’s Why

<b>We all know that there are topics that are best to avoid at public dinners.</b><p>Religion and politics usually top the list because we’ve all seen the awful effect these can have on family Thanksgivings. Invasive inquiries about age, weight, and personal finances are no-nos, and asking someone if they’re …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Has Had It with GMO Paranoia

"It smacks of the fear factor that exists at every new, emergent science."<p>Genetic engineering doomsaying and likely biotech paranoia generally are what's become the climate change denial of the political left. As with climate denial, fake skeptics keep [insert blank] panic stoked with …

Got Soy Milk? Not Consumer Reports, Which Throws Science Under The Bus In Warning About GMO Soy

Consumer Reports has been a sacred bible for me, providing evidence-based analysis of every day products that saves a lot of money without sacrificing quality. I’m 62 and I don’t believe I’ve ever bought a car without consulting CR first. Which makes it all the more distressing that this once …

Why Liberal Americans Are Turning Against GMO Labeling

Europeans and many other countries that consider themselves “liberal minded” scratch their heads over why there is such a big controversy in the United States over the labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients. Sixty-four nations around the world have enacted mandatory …

Can These GMO Foods Save the World?

It would be somewhat of an understatement to say that genetically modified (GMO) foods have gotten a bit of a bad rap in recent years, on The Daily Meal, among other places. But from drought-resistant corn to virus-resistant squash, some can potentially have quite a positive impact on the …

The Dubious Science Of GMO Food Labels

So far this year, 25 state legislatures have proposed mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods. But a look at existing measures around the …

Everything You Need To Know About GMOs

Photographed by Ruby Yeh.<p>When we posted our last piece about genetically modified foods, we were floored by the response. So, we asked for your …

GMO Wheat Investigation Closed, But Another One Opens

Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) say that they cannot figure out how genetically engineered wheat appeared, as if by magic, in a farmer's field in eastern Oregon in the spring of 2013.<p>Having "exhausted all leads," the agency …

Monsanto to pay $2.4mn to farmers over 2013 GMO-wheat scare

GMO giant Monsanto will have to fork out $2.4 million to settle a lawsuit with US wheat farmers after its genetically engineered strain, supposedly …

The best DSLR cameras for beginners

So you’re ready to move beyond your smartphone and invest in a real camera? Bold move, friend. There are plenty of choices out there, whether you’re …

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23 Unexpected Ways To Transform An Unused Closet

No cranny left behind.

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Obama’s immigration plan: 10 executive actions being weighed by the president

President Obama is gearing up to announce a 10-point plan to overhaul U.S. immigration policy via executive action, according to a draft proposal.<p>As reported Wednesday by Fox News, a source says the president is expected to make his move as early as next week.<p>Already, word that Obama is planning to …

16 Fun Projects for Your New Raspberry Pi

The new Raspberry Pi is smaller, cheaper and more energy efficient—not a bad way to update a best-selling device. Whether you've taken the plunge on …

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Who Cares About U.S. Immigration?

The issue of refugees and illegal immigration sparked heated debates over the summer. On the July Fourth holiday, Obama told citizens that immigrants are central to the way of life in the USA, and that he hoped to pass comprehensive immigration overhauls. This was met with fierce opposition in the …

Cocktail Calculus Chart: The Inner Workings Of Recipes

Understanding the interplay of acid, sugar, and alcohol gives essential insight into how a cocktail is structured<p><i>The following is excerpted from</i> Liquid Intelligence, <i>a new book by (friend of Popular Science) Dave Arnold. The book is a canonical manual to a better way of understanding and making</i> …

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Could Hot Payments App Venmo Start Lending Cash?

Go to dinner with a group of twenty-somethings today and there’s a good chance one of them will put the entire meal on their credit card and ask everyone else to “Venmo” them. Venmo is a peer-to-peer payments app that in the last three years has become wildly popular among college students and …

37 Clever Ways To Organize Your Entire Life With Ikea

Warning: The following could add an extra hour to your next Ikea trip.

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Ex-SEAL says he fired final bin Laden shot

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill said in an interview with The Washington Post that he was the one who fired the final shot to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011.<p>The 38-year-old Montanan also said that other SEAL team members were involved in the raid, including Matt Bissonnette, who detailed the group's …

Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is perfect for chips and works great in enchiladas, too!<p><i>This roasted tomatillo salsa has just a handful of ingredients and roasts quickly in the oven. Salsa verde is perfect for chips and works great in enchiladas, too!</i><p>Well, surprise surprise.<p>I'm back with more cilantro and lime, …

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