Mike La Pietra

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Chinese Chicken Fried Rice II Recipe

"Chicken, rice, soy sauce and shredded egg stir fried together. This is a very simple recipe. It is easy, but tasty! Note: Never use rice that you …


24 Foods You Never Knew You Could Clean With

Who knew they doubled as cleaners?<p>Tired of cleaning your kitchen with chemicals you’d never want anywhere near your food? How about cleaning <i>with</i> food …

Coffee Grinders

The Best Trail Shoes of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …


The U.S. Military Could Soon Have the Ultimate Weapon: A 'Flying' Aircraft Carrier

Thanks to some new technology and a C-130.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, often referred to as the mad science wing of the Pentagon, …


The Best Science Fiction Movies on Netflix

<i>Editor's Note: This post is updated monthly. Bookmark this page and come back every month to see the best sci-fi movies on Netflix.</i><p><b>Updated for June</b> …

Science Fiction

35 Places Every Woman Should Visit — By Herself

Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; …


Richard Branson plans to visit space in 'months'

It's no secret that Richard Branson would like to go to space aboard Virgin Galactic's ships. However, it's now clear that he's eager to hasten the process. The tycoon told BBC Radio 4 that he expects his flight to be "months away, not years away," and that he's going through astronaut and fitness …

Space Travel

The Best Inexpensive DIY Home Security Systems

Whether you own or rent your home, a security system offers peace of mind against theft, fire and other hazards. However, monthly fees for …

Home Automation

In Seeking Longer Lives, Why Some Want Blood of the Young

If blood is the essence of life, is young blood is the essence of youth?<p>It sounds like crude science fiction: Inject the blood of the young to …


Music Wireless Speakers From Dynaudio

Dynaudio Music is a family of four, one touch, “intelligent” wireless speakers<p>The accompanying free app for iOS and Android uses Dynaudio’s Music Now …


27 Cheap DIY Fence Ideas for Your Garden, Privacy, or Perimeter

Are you in need of a fence that doesn’t cost high? Maybe for your backyard, or around your garden, or maybe it is an entire perimeter fence? Well, I …


Why Rain Constantly Fell for Two Million Years During the Earth’s Late Triassic Period

In a drenching episode of the PBS Digital Studios series <i>Eons</i>, host Blake de Pastino explained why it rained for the two million years during the late …

Earth Science

Let's take a look at Han Solo’s original, pre-Disney origin story

Long before every tertiary character in the franchise was guaranteed their own origin story movie, there were these things called books that some <i>Star</i> …

Star Wars

Tommy Emmanuel Performs a Brilliant Acoustic Fingerstyle Cover of the 1968 Song ‘Classical Gas’

In 2011, guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel performed an absolutely brilliant fingerstyle cover of the Mason Williams 1968 instrumental hit “Classical …


Oil Up Your Joints! 12 Recipes for Arthritis

Extra virgin olive oil is one of those foods that seems to have more health benefits than you can list. Solid fats like butter and shortening contain saturated fats, which can raise your cholesterol levels. And while you shouldn’t overdo it on any fats, olive oil contains unsaturated fats, so using …


Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity


Hawthorn Swing A Late Change

<b>Hawthorn made a late change ahead of their clash with West Coast at Etihad Stadium.</b><p>Ruckman <b>Jonathon Ceglar</b> has come in for <b>James Cousins</b>.<p>Ceglar hasn’t …


After a rough week opening up about his personal issues and giving away the captaincy, Dayne Beams was back to his best on the field this afternoon. Onya Beamsy! #AFLLionsSwans https://t.co/dBvSwQi6H2

Esava Ratugolea May Miss The Rest Of The Season

<b>Young Geelong big man Esava Ratugolea might miss the rest of the season after suffering what appears to be a broken ankle in the Cats’ win over</b> …


Mick Malthouse’s top five most influential AFL players

And he's left out some pretty big names. The post Mick Malthouse’s top five most influential AFL players appeared first on Zero Hanger.


Live: ‘Deplorable’ footy fail is infuriating


Can Darling, Eagles banish Hawk demons?

HAWTHORN will hope a flight to Melbourne is West Coast’s kryptonite as the Hawks try to stop the red-hot Eagles at Etihad Stadium today.


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15 of the best personal audio tech for your listening pleasure

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Post to Linkedin<br>• Share on Google Plus<br>• Share via Email<p>Is there anything better than carrying the complete …


HTC U12+ Camera: How It Beats The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus And iPhone X

HTC has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the U12+, and in so doing has delivered the highest DxOMark score to-date for any dual-camera phone.<p>With its overall score of 103 points, the U12+ comes out a single point ahead of Huawei’s formidable P20, making it DxOMark’s highest-scoring …

Mobile Photography

The best speakers you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Klipsch/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>A great speaker or speaker system can transform your listening experience. Most people don’t …


The amount of bacon and alcohol which experts say is safe to consume

Many of us think we can balance out our lifestyles, with a few smoothies or hours in the gym making up for a bit of what we fancy.<p>But when it comes …


Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon was written in the 1930s, but has only just been published. Why has it taken so long for the remarkable story of Oluale Kossola to be made public?<p>“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. …

Black History

8 Financial Rules All Happily Married Couples Follow

#8 You Don’t Have to Share Everything (But Don’t Keep Secrets)<p>Would you rather admit to an affair or tell your spouse that you had a bank account …

Personal Finance