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17 pranks for significant others looking to test their love on April Fools' Day

April Fools' Day pranks can be glorious, but when the person you're pranking is your significant other, you need to plan accordingly.<p>Whether you've …

April Fools' Day

8 top acrylic painting tips for artists

If you're working on your painting techniques and fancy trying your hand at acrylic painting, we've got everything you need here to get you started. …

7 Agile Facts About Abyssinian Cats

Want a high-energy cat that’s as lively as it is lovely? Consider the Abyssinian, affectionately nicknamed the Aby. The short-haired feline is a …

New York Times

Just 1% Of People Can Find The Hidden Letter In This Quiz

If you’ve ever wondered if you possess a photographic memory, now is your chance to prove it with this Playbuzz quiz.<p>A photographic memory – known as …

Nikola Tesla

16 Genius Recipes to Use Leftover Garlic

You recently bought garlic in bulk with big plans for a week of easy sheet pan dinners. Sadly, plans don’t always work out. You’ve had an incredibly busy week with no time for cooking, and now the garlic’s going to go bad. Hold up! If you can cook just a few meals before the start of next week, you …

Cooking

Here’s how Fallout 4’s latest update affects Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Sometimes, as games grow older, they begin to change and grow hair in strange places … or I think that’s what my health teacher said — I wasn’t paying attention.<p>Fallout 4’s 1.4 update is live on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and you can download it by booting up your console right now, according to …

How to draw a head

You may have your best pencils and drawing techniques to hand, but there's no getting away from the complexity of how to draw a head. Because of …

Drawing

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Johns Hopkins University

Would It Be A Bad Thing to Wipe Out A Species ... If It's A Mosquito?

Mosquitoes have a nasty reputation.<p>The species <i>Aedes aegypti</i>, for example, is currently responsible for spreading the Zika virus through the Americas and also infects humans with dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.<p>This raises the question: Should there be an effort to get rid of <i>Aedes aegypti</i> …

Public Health

What marijuana does to your body and brain

Marijuana, best-known for its "feel-good" effects and touted for its ability to relieve various symptoms of illness and disease, can also be damaging, especially when overused. When weed's active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), hits the brain, it causes cells to release dopamine. It is a …

Cannabis

Traveling artist paints breathtaking scenes in her Moleskine journals

American artist Missy Dunaway has found an unconventional canvas on which to creatively document her two years of travel.<p>For nine years, Dunaway has …

Art

What Are Gravitational Waves, and Why Should You Care?

<b>The short answer:</b><p>Gravitational waves are an important prediction of Einstein's general theory of relativity, published a century ago. Because this theory changed the way we understand the nature of space, time, and gravity, it also fundamentally changed our perception of how we fit into the …

Physics

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Tomato pasta sauce recipe - Healthy recipes

The reference intake of an average adult is 8,400kJ/2000kcal a day for a woman and 10,500kJ/2500kcal a day for a man.<p>Method<p>1. Heat the oil in a …

Italian Food

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

The Internet Loves Making Fun of Fallout 4's Preston Garvey

Bless the leader of the Minutemen, and his never-ending supply of endangered settlements. He just wants to make the world a better place. And …

Preston

29 Toys Every '90s Boy Secretly Wishes They Still Had

RIP Street Sharks.

21 Benefits Of Having A Cat

We are crazy about our cats! And there are so many reasons why. Lingvistov has already published a guide on the benefits of having cats. Now you can …

Pets

WD-40 and microwaved tampons: secrets of food photography revealed

It’s the job of a food stylist to make products look delicious on camera – even if the makeover leaves the meal inedible. Six stylists tell us their tricks<p>Behind most professional food photos is a stylist who tricks the viewer. These deceits range from a touch of lipstick to redden a strawberry, to …

Ice Cream

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA. He created the image below that shows the observable …

Universe

Sony's New Year Trailer Shows 20 PS4 Exclusives and Console Debuts Coming in 2016

The European arm of Sony Computer Entertainment celebrated the new year by telling us over two minutes what we can expect from the PS4 in 2016.<p>The …

The Best Tabletop Games of 2015

Each year, there are dozens of amazing tabletop games worth discovering, and it can be hard to know which titles might be a good fit for your gaming …

The 50 games coming in 2016 that you can't miss

The year is nearly over. It's a time for reflection, a time for looking backward and forward. Most importantly, it's time to start talking about which great video games you'll play in 2016.<p>This is the year that PlayStation VR launches, that Facebook's Oculus VR finally releases its Rift headset, …

Virtual Reality

Scientists Have Discovered That Your Brain Logs A Timestamp At The Moment Of Your Death

Scientists researching circadian rhythms and the brain’s internal clock have stumbled on a fascinating, if morbid discovery. It turns out that when you die, your brain logs a timestamp of sorts for your passing.<p>Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, following up on a 2013 study, looked at the …

Creating Pure Black and White Images in Adobe Lightroom

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried creating a black and white image in Adobe Lightroom, most of the advanced …