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15 gadgets that instantly make cooking more fun

Let's be honest: When it comes down to it, cooking is more often a mindless chore than a fun activity.<p>Whether you don't know the difference between …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

6 (Polite) Reasons to Love Canadians

When you start typing "Canadians are... into Google, it suggests 'weird' as an ending to that sentence, but I would like to proffer 'polite' as a far …

Bacon Pineapple Burgers with Candied Jalepenos and Sweet Chili Mayo

Bacon Pineapple Burgers. (or maybe… OMGburgers)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 23, 2014 87<p>The real question here is… what do you even do with yourself after eating …

Pancake Mix-Ins That Put All Other Breakfasts To Shame

<i>Go beyond blueberries and chocolate chips.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani<p>Maybe you're a pancakes-every-weekend person and want to up your game. Perhaps you've written off the American classic as too sweet or heavy. Either way, these ideas, which range from a mac 'n' cheese cake to one studded with healthy quinoa, …

Tigers take to the catwalk at Philadelphia Zoo | Reuters

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - When a full-grown Amur tiger peers down on people just a few feet below, it’s a new experience for cats and humans alike.<p>An Amur tiger walks over the new Big Cat Crossing as visitors look on at the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Charles …

Solar Panels Could Replace Roads

Back when the concept of global warming was still nascent—only eight years ago, mind you—Scott and Julie Brusaw of Sagle, Idaho, began heavily contemplating an idea that Scott, an electrical engineer, had toyed with as a child: solar panel roads.<p>After years of figuring out many ways <i>not</i> to make a …

Dinnersurfer AimsTo Become The Airbnb Of The Kitchen

(COPENHAGEN-AFP) - A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and …

If “Forrest Gump” were a Wes Anderson film

Filmmaker Louis Paquet recreated the opening credits of the 1994 classic<p>If there were a Venn Diagram of "Forrest Gump" and Wes Anderson fans, “A Chocolate Box Kind of Life," by filmmaker Louis Paquet would be in the intersection. In this two-minute short film, Paquet recreated the opening credits …

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Cor Caroli, the Heart of Charles

Cor Caroli is a binary star and the brightest star in the northern constellation Canes Venatici, the Hunting Dogs.<p>Cor Caroli is the brightest star in …

Astronomy

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

We need zoos – they’re our last link to a rapidly vanishing natural world

Noted American economist Paul Romer once remarked that a crisis was a terrible thing to waste.<p>By that he meant that every once in a while an event comes along that shakes up the existing order and brings situations into enough focus for fresh consideration.<p>The recent decision by the Copenhagen Zoo …