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These Chickpea–Sweet Potato Burgers Will Rock Your #MeatlessMonday

Say goodbye to frozen old veggie burger patties. Not only is this meatless sweet potato-chickpea combo burger super tasty, it's full of tons of …

Food

20 totally free things to do in Austin this summer

Not all the best things in life are free, but there are still pretty good options when it comes to free things to do in Austin this summer. Here are …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Cooking

39 photos that show how Steve Jobs saved Apple from disaster and set it on the path to a $1 trillion valuation

So much of that success is due to the vision of Steve Jobs, the late Apple cofounder. Without him, Apple as we know it today might not even exist.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was a disaster, chewing through CEOs and delivering one bad quarter of financial results after another.<p>In 1996, knowing he had to …

Tim Cook

Use A 3-D Printer To Turn Your Smartphone Into A 1000X Microscope

Simple and powerful<p>The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released printable files that will help turn your smartphone into a microscope of up to 1000X magnification. If you have access to an 3-D printer--which you may through your local library or community center--this is something you …

Conan's Spoof Phone Calls Between Barack Obama And Donald Trump Will Never Get Old

"What is it? Some kind of meat dish?"<p>What if Donald Trump kept bugging Barack Obama for advice?<p>Conan O’Brien imagines the kind of things the president-elect may be asking the current commander in chief in a series of hilarious spoof telephone calls.<p>From questioning whether Kazakhstan is a meat dish …

Best Photos of 2016

Best of 2016<p>Here is a gallery of National Geographic's 52 best images of the year—curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories, and 2,290,225 photographs.

The 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

To compile the ranking, OpenTable combed through 10 million reviews for restaurants that are available for booking on its site, which included more than 24,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, DC. Only restaurants with a minimum qualifying number of reviews from the last year were …

STEM Books And Toys For Kids: Your Science Holiday Shopping Guide [Greg Laden's Blog]

I’ve reviewed, researched, and generally looked around for a selection of gifts that could work for kids ranging from very small to High School (and …

Kids

Grilled Tofu Sandwich Recipe

"Great sandwich when you're short on time and hungry!!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 pita bread rounds<p>3 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>3 tablespoons tahini (sesame-seed …

15 So-Called 'Healthy' Eating Habits That Are Anything But

Few things feel as good as the high that comes with finding the perfect balance between eating well, working out, and treating yourself. Even as …

Nutrition

TRANSCRIPT: Michelle Obama's Speech On Donald Trump's Alleged Treatment Of Women

My goodness! You guys are fired up!<p>Well, let me just say hello everyone. I am so thrilled to be here with you all today in New Hampshire. This is like home to me, and this day — thank you for a beautiful fall day. You just ordered this day up for me, didn't you? It's great to be here.<p>Let me start …

Hillary Clinton

Your guide to Austin's biggest and best Oktoberfest bashes

There's no need to travel outside Central Texas to celebrate Okotberfest. Plenty of Austin breweries and bars are hosting big events — and we've …

Tanzanian Children Are The World’s Fittest While American Kids Are Among The Least

Tanzanian, Icelandic, Estonian, Norwegian and Japanese children are the world’s fittest while Mexican, Peruvian, Latvian, and American kids are the least fit. That’s according to a new study by Justin Lang, a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa, published in the British Journal of Sports …

Loro Chef James Dupamit Leaves the Asian Smokehouse

<i>SOUTH LAMAR</i> — <b>James Dumapit</b>, the opening chef de cuisine of <b>Loro</b>, the Asian smokehouse from Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin, left the restaurant. The Hai Hospitality restaurant doesn’t plan on replacing him, as reported by Austin 360. Before he joined Loro, Dumapit was the co-executive chef of East …

Dalai Lama mimics Donald Trump, and it's hilarious

The Dalai Lama's got jokes.<p>TV personality Piers Morgan asked the Dalai Lama what he thinks about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during an appearance Thursday on <i>Good Morning Britain.</i><p>"I don't know," the Tibetan monk answered, adding that he never met Trump.<p>Then he did a hilarious …

Everyone In Colorado Needs To Take This Epic Drive At Least Once

The Googol Reasons Your Doctor Never Sees You On Time: How Data Science Has The Answers

Why is it that every time I go to a doctor, I am given an appointment for a precise time and then every time, every single time, the doctor shows up at least 20 minutes late? Does the healthcare system hate me? Do they not want to fix the problem? Or are they all just simply incompetent?<p>To dig …

12 Great Spots For Live Music and Food in Austin

As the self-proclaimed Live Music Capital of the World, Austin is home to a seemingly endless number of great places to catch a limitless amount of concerts. With music often comes beers and cocktails, followed by food, which is something more and more places are getting serious about.<p>Here is …

25 Best Foods to Eat for Muscle Definition

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Greek Yogurt - The 20 Best and Worst

Like the majority of Americans, Greek yogurt is also an immigrant and landed in the good old U.S. of A. around 10 years ago. Since then, the dairy …

Nutrition

Doctors At Southern Hospitals Take The Most Payments From Drug, Device Companies

Where a hospital is located and who owns it make a big difference in how many of its doctors take meals, consulting and promotional payments from pharmaceutical and medical device companies, a ProPublica analysis shows.<p>A higher percentage of doctors affiliated with hospitals in the South have …

Americans are spending billions of dollars on treatments not usually covered by health insurance

Americans are spending billions of dollars out of pocket for what's considered "complementary health" approaches.<p>A report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at data from the 2012 National Health Interview Statistics and found that Americans spent $30.2 …

Modern thinkers increasingly confirm a designed universe

The idea that the universe might bear some marks of design has traditionally been denied in academic circles. Evolutionary Biologist Richard Dawkins …

Richard Dawkins

Elon Musk Says We're Likely Living In a Video Game. Are We?

Everything you know is probably a simulation. And that's ok.<p>Quick. Stop what you’re doing and look around. Everything you see, think and feel is fake. You’re living in a video game coded by intellectually elite robot overlords.<p>Don’t laugh. It’s entirely possible, so says billionaire futurist Elon …

Space Exploration

10 Fruit Wraps Of Low Calories Yet Rich Nutrients For Breakfast

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

sharing solution to replace Uber

<b>UPDATE:</b> RideAustin went live on June 16, and an Android version of the app became available in August. The ride-hailing service is currently covering …

Affordable farm

Another contemporary eatery is tapping into Austin's fascination with farm-to-table food: Colorado-based Modern Market is opening three outposts in …

13 Lemonade Recipes You Need to Try This Weekend

Lemonade

6 Smart Gardening Tips, So You Can Stop Killing Your Basil Plants

Three restaurant gardeners share their secrets and tips.<p>Farm-to-table fever means more restaurants with farmers on their payroll. These three green thumbs share their gardening secrets.<p><b>1. Make Every Inch Count</b><p>If space is at a premium—and isn’t it always?—don’t waste it growing the biggest produce …