Steve W. Vera

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How Soviet troops taunted the Nazis during their final drive to Berlin in World War II

The violence of the final weeks of World War II on Europe's Eastern Front was matched only by its chaos, as exhausted and outmanned German forces withered under attacks from well-equipped and highly motivated Soviet troops.<p>The front line became more fluid, with Soviet forces quickly enveloping Nazi …

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>And every month, the popular …

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

5 big differences between Navy and Air Force fighter pilots

Both the Navy and Air Force fly jets, right? So what's the difference between fighter pilots from the two branches of service?

Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do (more details below).<p>Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page that acts as a portal to your personal data. Visually, it looks like an …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

For The First Time Ever, We've Found a Deep-Earth Mineral Inside a Diamond

It's never been seen in nature before.<p>For the first time, scientists have found calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) on the surface of Earth.<p>It may …

Earth Science

Our Top 10 Tips for Exploring NYC Like a Pro

Visiting NYC can be overwhelming if you're not used to the crowds, the traffic and diversity of culture, but there's no place like it. Follow these …

Times Square

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

Explore the Majestic Fjords of Norway on This Fairy Tale-worthy Cruise

I can't even count the ports of call around the world I’ve arrived at by sea, but I can say this: Among all the wild, sophisticated, and distant …

European Travel

Psychedelic healing: could magic mushrooms help reboot the brain?

At any given moment, more than 3 per cent of the UK population are thought to be suffering from depression. For some people, like Kirk Rutter, …

Magic Mushrooms

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Weight Loss

Science takes a step toward real-life lightsabers

Researchers from MIT and Harvard in 2013 managed to get photons, which are basically particles of light, to play nice with each other and create a new state of matter. Harnessing such a breakthrough could lead to actual quantum leaps in computing and perhaps even give us a real-world lightsaber.<p>Now …

Quantum Physics

Fried Chicken BLT with Jalapeño Honey

1. In a small saucepan, bring the honey to a low boil. Add the jalapeño slices and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Store in an airtight …

Recipes

What streets look like in 30 cities around the world

1/<p>Marrakech, Morocco<p>Ekaterina Pokrovsky/Shutterstock<p>Marrakech is a vibrant city awash in color. Take a stroll through the Medina, a walled medieval …

Criminology

Kessler Syndrome: Here's how we plan to save the world from space debris

Debris could destroy our space infrastructure and render space inaccessible for decades.<p>The RemoveDebris mission at the Surrey Space Centre plans to …

Learn how the pros use Wordpress to build the world’s most popular websites for under $50

Make 2018 the year you learn how to build a website with WordPress, only the most popular website platform on the planet. And if you’re gonna learn, then learn the right way, by God…with a package of nine insightful courses as part of the 2018 Ultimate Website Design Bundle. The whole thing is …

Victims 'told not to report' Jehovah's Witness child abuse

<b>Children who were sexually abused by Jehovah's Witnesses were allegedly told by the organisation not to report it.</b><p>Victims from across the UK told the BBC they were routinely abused and that the religion's own rules protected perpetrators.<p>One child abuse lawyer believes there could be thousands of …

Who makes the best jarred pasta sauce? We taste the top brands.

Pasta sauce, slow-cooked on the stove by one’s mother or grandmother or romantic partner, has long captured the public imagination. And no wonder. Not only can home-cooked tomato sauce taste incredibly delicious, but also few other foods, ladle for ladle, pack in so much symbolism. Sauce means …

Cooking

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

You can get two Philips Hue bulbs on Amazon for $30

There are a bunch of color bulbs in the Philips Hue line, and we love them. The newest one is the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19, and it’s …

How to Tell if Someone Is Lying to You

Research found 60% of people can't go 10 minutes without lying. That's probably more often than you thought. Here's how to spot a liar.

Research

Chefs Share The Stupidest Food Orders They've Ever Received

Most chefs aren't anything like the Soup Nazi from <i>Seinfeld</i>, so they'll be accommodating to customers and customize their orders so they leave full …

Five Mass Extinctions Wiped out 99 Percent of Species That Ever Lived—Are We Headed for the Sixth?

<i>This article was originally published on</i> The Conversation<i>. Read the original article.</i><p>Of all the species that have ever lived, more than 99 percent …

22 Cheat Sheets For Anyone Who Wants A Bigger Butt

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for putting more junk in that trunk.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has previously reported, your butt is made up of three glute muscles — the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and gluteus maximus — which are covered with a layer of fat. So getting that bun definition is …

17 things every guy needs in his closet for summer

Since it's the hottest season of the year for most regions, dressing for summer is about more than just looking good. It's important to choose the right fabrics to feel good, too.<p>Linen shirts, lightweight fabrics, and no-show socks are all things you can wear to avoid feeling too constricted.<p>Here …

These Roasted Chickpea Recipes Are A Dream Come True

Make these roasted chickpeas 4 ways for a tasty, high-protein snack<p>View this post on Facebook