Patrick Rodrigues

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How Canada’s addiction to road salt is ruining everything

This winter, Calgary has expanded its use of beet juice as a de-icing alternative to road salt. While slightly more expensive than salt, the mixture …

Canada

Middle Eastern Vegetarian Pita Sandwich

This Middle Eastern Vegetarian Pita Sandwich is stuffed with homemade Tzatziki, homemade tabbouleh, feta cheese, fresh vegetables and a lot of fresh …

This Crockpot Recipe Has Been Shared 500,000 Times (It's Pure Comfort Food)

Thanks to the frigid temperatures, the crockpot is making its annual reappearance (and we couldn't be more thrilled). True to form, we're turning to …

This Easy, One-Pot Chicken Taco Soup Is Ready in 30 Minutes

Easy One-Pot Chicken Taco Soup<p>Serves 4<p>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 medium yellow onion, diced <br>2 cloves garlic, minced <br>1 tablespoon chili powder <br>1 …

Cassini Stared Into Saturn's Polar Abyss, and It's Creepy As Hell

As Cassini’s tour of Saturn comes to a close, NASA’s getting a bit nostalgic. Yesterday, the space agency released a photo of Saturn’s North pole the …

Renovated Tribeca loft with rustic touches wants $1.65M

The two-bedroom condo features beamed ceilings, exposed brick, and tons of built-in storage<p>It may be thoroughly modern, but there’s nothing generic about this two-bedroom duplex loft, which has an dreamy rustic-industrial vibe going.<p>In its current incarnation, the condo’s main floor is wide open: …

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Fidel Castro: A Life in Pictures

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Aliens probably look even weirder than we think

It astonishes me how much we seem to know about aliens. They build technology-driven civilisations and pilot spaceships across the galaxy. They create energy-harvesting structures around their stars. They beam interstellar greetings to us. We cannot be sure that, when our own broadcasts reach them …

Star Trek

It’s official: Rosetta’s long journey with comet 67P has ended

The Rosetta mission to catch up with a speeding comet, land a space probe on it and follow it as it flies past the sun has officially come to an end.<p>Early Friday morning, the European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter committed operational suicide when it deliberately smashed onto the surface of …

These Are Some of the Best Drone Photos in the World

"...after the drone came out from the clouds the view was spectacular and got me completely astonished and, without brea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francesco …

5 Amazing California Parks to Visit This Summer

We love Yosemite as much as the next guy, but this time of year, it can feel more like Disneyland than a national park. Fortunately, outdoor lovers …

National Parks

7 Tents You'll Actually Want to Camp In

We'll come out and say it: "glamping" is a dirty word. But there is something to be said for lounging in the outdoors with style. For those who'd rather stay at the spa than sleep under the stars, there are still tents out there for you. It may not be camping per se (one tent comes with a full …

United Arab Emirates

My Moment With Prince

One night in the late ’90s, I went to a party at a Manhattan nightclub to celebrate the release of <i>Emancipation</i>, a three-hour album by the artist formerly known as Prince, then known as a symbol, then as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, and finally as Prince again. There was a memorable moment …

'Purple Rain' Was His Final Song: How Tearful Prince Gave Emotional Last Concert Days Before His Death

brightcove.createExperiences(); They witnessed history – and didn’t even know it.<p>Prince, who died at 57 on Thursday, performed his final show at …

Music

7 Songs That Prove Prince’s Genius Wasn’t Confined to His Own Work

From Sinead O’Connor, Stevie Nicks, and more.<p>Since the news broke that Prince died Thursday at the age of 57, the tributes have started pouring in from every corner of show business: obituaries have honored his skill as both a musician and as a performer; his fellow artists have honored him with a …

6 Fascinating Facts About Prince You Didn't Know

Prince, the legendary recording artist, died Wednesday in Minneapolis at his Paisley Park home, according to his publicist. He was 57. Here, TIME has …

The Latest: Tributes to Prince spring up across the US

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the death of pop superstar Prince (all times local):<p>1 a.m.<p>Tributes to Prince are springing up across the …

Music

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Starshot: Russian billionaire and Stephen Hawking want to use lasers to send tiny spacecraft to nearby star

This is not your granddad's moonshot. Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and physicist Stephen Hawking have announced Breakthrough Starshot, a $100-million initiative to develop spacecraft that would send probes all the way to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system.<p>These nano-craft would have to …

Space Travel

$250 million, 300 scientists and 40 labs: Sean Parker’s revolutionary project to ‘solve’ cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire Sean Parker, famous for his founding roles at Napster and Facebook, is backing an unconventional $250 million effort to attack cancer that involves persuading hundreds of the country’s top scientists — who often are in competition with each other — to join forces and …

Immune System

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Bargains on high seas: Cargo ships sink in value as fleets liquidated

If you're looking for a ship that can carry 180,000 tonnes of iron ore, you're in luck.<p>It's a buyer's market for the massive vessels as cash-strapped shipowners reduce their fleets amid a plunge in demand and prices for coal and other industrial commodities.<p>Capesize ships just five years old are …

The Best Photographs From Scott Kelly's Year In Space

"#Jimena in the Pacific is a massive storm. Makes the moon look puny. #YearInSpace"—via Twitter on Aug. 30, 2015.<br>Scott Kelly—NASA

Bombardier C Series sales may be hurt by plane’s high-tech content, Delta says

Bombardier Inc. may be struggling to sell its C Series planes because of the high level of technology in the new narrowbody aircraft, the head of Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday.<p>"It's highly engineered, which I think has been some of the challenges they've faced in marketing it, getting to a …

3D Touch Now Coming To Android Devices

<b>3D Touch</b> is very interesting <b>technology</b> which was first <b>developed</b> by <b>Apple</b>. Smartphones are now coming with fascinating technologies in order to attract …

Why should you Invest in iPad App Development?

The mobile application sector is now one of the most lucrative segments for business. With people turning themselves in as smart phone users, the …