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Taste Beyond The Tongue

7 books to read when life gets tough

This was after she underwent a massive heartbreak and uttered these words for the first time: "Wow, life is hard."

Self-improvement

Best Steak Recipes

These delicious recipes include grilled skirt steak with salsa verde and classic steak au poivre.

Cooking

The Top History Books of 2016

This detailed account of the battles for control over the great expanse of the American plains brings nuance and new details to a moment that needs …

Books

The Military-Tested Planning Tool All Business Leaders Need to Try | Inc.com

The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you would find at its core a simple planning process, regardless of mission type.<p>And guess what?<p>This …

Project Management

Beyond Athens: The Best Books on the Ancient World

Anthony Everitt’s newly released book the <i>Rise of Athens</i> carries the provocative subtitle <i>The Story of the World’s Greatest Civilization</i>. While that’s certainly debatable, Everitt does make a very strong case for the great Greek city-state. Athens is, after all, the birthplace of democracy: a lasting …

Villain Team for Justice League vs. Suicide Squad Revealed

DC's Most Wanted.<p>The villains responsible for the conflict in the upcoming Justice League vs. Suicide Squad six-part comic book event have been …

Comic Books

World’s Spiciest Tortilla Chips Are Sold One at a Time in Coffin-Shaped Boxes

Using extract from the hottest chilli pepper on the planet, American company Paqui Chips has created the world’s spiciest tortilla chip – the …

Ice Cream

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Spices

25 Muhammad Ali Quotes for the Champion In You

Lessons from the GreatestMuhammad Ali inspired a generation with his lessons of perseverance, of hard work, of determination, and of giving. A former …

Boxing

By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

Human reproduction is about to undergo a radical shift. Embryo selection, in connection with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will help our species eliminate many genetic diseases, extend healthy lifespans, and enhance people’s overall well-being. Within 20 years, I predict that it will supplant sex …

Genetics

3. London

London is a fantastic little movie that, although flawed, is still very much worth a watch; the work of a first time writer-director, it's riddled …

Jessica Biel

Creamy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Creamy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese recipe makes for the perfect side dish, party appetizer, or …

Why American Students Are Flocking to Germany — and Staying

BONN, Germany — How do you say "sign me up" in German?<p>The number of Americans studying in Germany has risen sharply, recent figures show, driven in part by the low cost of higher education compared to the United States.<p>More than 10,000 U.S. students are presently enrolled in the country’s higher …

College & University

Book review: What motivated German people during WWII?

What on earth were the German people thinking during World War II?<p>How could they support such a dreadful war of aggression? How could they tolerate – …

5 Ways to Make Stress Work for You

Yes, it’s a fact of modern life. So why not use stress for good, not evil? Here’s how.<p>Find Meaning by Asking Yourself, “How Would I Feel if My …

Psychology

Watch a Lamborghini Essentially Turn Into a Submarine

When flood waters threaten your home, it’s a natural instinct to want to gather up your valuables and make a break for dry land. But, if your most …

San Diego

Grandma's Pie: The Pizza You Should Be Eating

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Grandma's Pie is a classic that should be more commonplace. In the video above chef Bobby Hellen of GG's shows his recipe. So watch the video above and use the elements below to make your own!<p><i>Grandma's Pie Elements by Chef Bobby Hellen</i> …

Onions

Highest-Res Pluto Images Reveal A Complex, Beautiful World

Two weeks ago, I wrote about how difficult it can be to focus on science when the world is tearing itself apart. As this latest terrible chapter is being written into the already overwhelming history of violence on Earth, I worry I might find myself seeking solace from that post’s optimism more …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Success

Neil MacGregor: Understanding the German soul

Neil MacGregor, outgoing head of the British Museum and founding artistic director of Berlin's Humboldt-Forum culture and science center, discusses …

German History

What Is Pig Pickin' Cake and Where Did it Come From?

Pig Pickin' Cake: The name of this dessert alone confuses most people who weren't born in the South. Is there pork inside of it? Is it savory? Is it meant for pigs? No, no, and no. However, how the cake got its name is just as interesting as the cake itself. This simple, traditional dessert was …

Dessert

Can you solve it? The impossible braid puzzle that will plait your brain

Scissors at the ready! Here’s a crafty craft puzzle<p>Hello guzzlers.<p>Today’s puzzle is one for your hands, not just your head.<p>You’ll need a pair of scissors and a piece of paper. Or even better, a plastic bag (a strip of leather also works pretty well).<p>Cut a thin strip of your preferred material with …

Hair

Star Wars' Latest Trailer Has Tons of New Footage

The <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> preview for Asian markets has fans excited about new footage unseen in previous trailers.<p>In the latest version, the …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Pedagogy

This is what happens when the driest place on Earth gets its first rainfall in seven years

WHAT USUALLY LOOK LIKE AN ARID, INHOSPITABLE landscape has now turned in a beautiful carpet of pink mallow flowers, as well as 200 other native …

Weather

Video: Lamborghini Aventador Shoots Massive Flames in London

Of all the aftermarket exhaust systems available for the Lamborghini Aventador, the Frequency Intelligent system is quite possibly the most insane. …

Lamborghini

Judge Says Man Had Right to Shoot Down Drone That Was Invading His Privacy

Back in July, we reported that 47-year-old William H. Merideth of Hillview, Kentucky, had gotten arrested for using a shotgun to shoot down a …

Drones