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Making bread at home is way easier than you think — master it with these basic steps

Homemade bread will always be better than store-bought. And, get this, making bread at home can even be easier than going out to the store.<p>Want …

Patrick Stewart: Cowboy Pat announces country album

You don’t need to be American to croon like a cowboy. Sir Patrick Stewart debuted a collection of cowboy classics on Fourth of July by tweeting an …

Eating Pasta Does Not Cause Obesity, Italian Study Finds

A new Italian study has found that pasta does not contribute to obesity — and is in fact associated with a reduction in body mass index (BMI).<p>The …

China has built a radio telescope the size of 30 soccer fields to look for aliens

China has finished the installation of the world's largest radio telescope, according to reports from state media. The last of the telescope's 4,450 triangular panels was fitted into the dish this weekend, ahead of the telescope's planned launch in September. The Five Hundred Meter Aperture …

Watch As 'Game Of Thrones' Stars Take On Conan O'Brien In 'Overwatch'

The hottest show on TV meets the hottest video game of the month on the latest segment of Conan O’Brien’s “Clueless Gamer.”<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> stars Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) and Lena Headey (Cersei) sat down with Conan to play a few competitive matches of Blizzard’s brand new shooter <i>Overwatch.</i> The …

Ex-Auschwitz guard talks of shame during trial over mass killings

Former SS guard Reinhold Hanning, 94, breaks silence to ‘apologise wholeheartedly’ for role in Holocaust<p>A 94-year-old Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has broken his silence to “apologise wholeheartedly” for playing a part in the mass killings at the concentration camp.<p>Speaking out for the first …

Kobe Bryant Is Obsessed with Becoming a Tech Bro

“He was bringing the same obsessive work ethic to learning about start-ups that he does to training.”<p><b>Kobe Bryant’s</b> sneakers have barely dried from his final game in the N.B.A. earlier this month, and he’s already well on his way to his second act. The Lakers legend, who went pro straight out of …

Amazon expected to swing to a profit on Prime, cloud

SAN FRANCISCO — Hear an echo? Amazon's first quarter results are likely to recall the themes of previous quarters, including the march of Prime and its cloud services business.<p>Last year was an excellent one for the Seattle-based retailer. It sold more than $100 billion in goods, with North American …

We Now Know An Important Detail About Rey’s Parents In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

<b>WARNING: Don’t be a fool and read this without having seen The Force Awakens or any of the Star Wars films that preceded it. Your presence is quite perplexing.</b><p>During his very revealing chat with Chris Rock at Tribeca, J.J. Abrams hit on plenty of topics across his career. This includes the lens …

House votes to block FCC from regulating broadband prices

In its guidelines for an open internet, the FCC gave itself the ability to regulate what internet customers in the US will pay for service by classifying broadband as a utility. The US House of Representatives is looking to take that power way, and today voted to pass H.R 2666, or "No Rate …

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Cambridge professor reduced to tears by noisy hospital before death

A former chief scientific advisor to the Government, who died of stomach cancer, had complained of not being able to sleep properly for six nights before his death, because his hospital ward was so noisy.<p>Cambridge don Professor Sir David MacKay began blogging about his experience of battling cancer …

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'Gene drive' breakthrough creates weaponized mosquito extinction strain - ExtremeTech

‘Gene drive’ breakthrough creates weaponized mosquito extinction strain<p>By on April 14, 2016 at 2:10 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

Great monarch butterfly migration mystery solved

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1238000/1238644_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534410831_e0f7ff5f41a3fa4eb8c71aadc08b57e5<p><b>Scientists have built a model circuit that solves the mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the great migration of monarch</b> …

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Kevin Smith: Batman v Superman showed 'fundamental misunderstanding'

Ben Affleck’s long-term friend and collaborator – as well as future director of superhero TV series from same studio – says Zack Snyder’s movie lacks humour<p>Related: Is the biggest Batman v Superman smackdown between fans and critics?<p>Kevin Smith has waded into the debate over the much-maligned …

U.S., Canada Announce Shared Goals For Fighting Climate Change

Canada and the U.S. have announced a cooperative plan to tackle climate change by cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, investing in clean energy research and reducing future hydrofluorocarbon use.<p>At a joint press conference in the White House Rose Garden, Canadian Prime Minister …

NASA successfully tests rocket engines designed for deep space

NASA says that its latest tests are a milestone towards the next stage of space exploration — and Mars. It successfully fired an RS-25 rocket engine for 500 seconds on Thursday March 10th. This is the same engine that will eventually send astronauts on the first deep-space mission in more than 45 …

WATCH: This guy read a bunch of Hitler quotes to Trump supporters, the results are kind of funny and really terrifying

THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME presidential candidate Donald Trump has been compared to Adolf Hitler. Comparisons have been drawn up in easy-to-read …

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The 'Friends' Cast (Minus Matthew Perry) Reunited on Television for the First Time in Years

Here's what we learned about life behind-the-scenes of 'Friends.'<p>After what seemed like an endless wait, the cast of <i>Friends</i> reunited on stage Sunday night during an NBC special in honor of celebrated TV director James Burrows. Well, the whole cast except for Chandler Bing himself, Matthew Perry, …

Facebook Made Detailed Maps Of 20 Countries For Its Internet Drones

Mapping civilization with 5-meter precision<p>Maps are quickly becoming the currency of self-driving vehicles, as recent acquisitions by automakers have shown — and now that's true not just for cars.<p>Facebook’s Connectivity Lab announced today it has generated high-resolution population maps of 20 …

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Listen to the bizarre "outer spacey" music that baffled Apollo 10 astronauts

From the dark side of the Moon, literally<p>A show about scientific mysteries has brought attention to a moment when NASA astronauts heard strange "outer spacey" music during their trip around the Moon. While transcripts of these exchanges have been available since the 1970s, some of the new audio has …

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Hitler 'had tiny deformed penis' as well as just one testicle, historians claim

Hitler suffered from a condition called hypospadias which left him with an abnormally small manhood, according to historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie<p>It has long been suspected that Hitler's conquest of Europe was an attempt to compensate for a lack of potency elsewhere.<p>But the notorious …

German Beer Bread With Rosemary Butter

This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal. Made with organic ingredients, this German Pilsner made by Pinkus, is cool light and crisp, the perfect base for this divine bread. Over the years I have found, the lighter the beer (in …

Beyonce's Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticism

A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce's halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, that made for a stunning display of unapologetic blackness and political activism during one of the most-watched events of the year.<p>The …

Starbucks rolls out a sweet flavor for Valentine's Day

Molten chocolate cake has been a fixture of romantic dinners since the ’80s—multiple chefs lay claim to inventing it—and this week only, it’s available at Starbucks in drink form.<p>The chain announced its Valentine’s Day drinks Monday and gave TODAY.com an exclusive sneak preview of the beverages, …

Gene editing could create medicines and self-fertilising crops. But are we facing another GM food-style furore?

The technique could transform life for farmers and Parkinson’s sufferers. But critics insist it remains unproven – and the EU may end up blocking it<p>Outside Norwich, in a refrigerated cupboard in the basement of the John Innes Centre, racks of glass tubes filled with bright green shoots have been …

Alan Rickman, giant of British screen and stage, dies at 69

Much-loved star of stage, TV and films including Harry Potter and Die Hard – and owner of one of the most singular voices in acting ­– has died in London<p>Related: 'We are all so devastated': acting world pays tribute to Alan Rickman<p>Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British …

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This Woman Is Raking It In As a Professional Dick Pic Photographer - PAPER

Soraya Doolbaz doesn't have an ordinary job. It's probably the furthest thing from ordinary as could be. She calls herself a "professional dick photographer" and her job is to give the male anatomy some quirky character. Based in New York, she'll style your schlong in a glossy editorial-style …

Frilling discovery explains head crests in sexy dinosaurs

A new study shows that <i>Protoceratops</i> used its crest for sexual or social displays<p>The incredible array of horns, frills, helmets, crests and other generally excessive and unusual structures that adorn dinosaurs have been a puzzle to palaeontologists back to the earliest discoveries of these animals. …

What's next for the Chargers and Raiders now that the Rams are moving to LA?

The Chargers and Raiders won't share the Carson stadium they had in mind, and the futures of both teams are back up in the air.<p>The new home of the Los Angeles Rams in Inglewood, Calif. won't be finished until 2019, making the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum the team's temporary home until then. But …

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