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The Grey Dog Is Returning to Carmine Street

It’s official: Grey Dog is returning to Carmine Street, its original block. The café opened at 33 Carmine in 1996, but a shady, shitty landlord …

6 Daiquiris for National Daiquiri Day

Calling to mind sun-bleached umbrellas, soft white sand and the turquoise waters of the tropics, the Daiquiri is the ultimate summer cocktail. Forget about those frozen, sticky-sweet variations and instead mix up a true classic. Here, in honor of National Daiquiri Day, are six of our favorite …

Grilling: Cremini Mushrooms Stuffed with Basil- and Parmesan-Mayo

What a recent extended vacation in Spain has given me—besides an insatiable appetite for Iberico ham—is a new appreciation of the simple things. The most memorable tapas tended to include just a few ingredients that came together to heighten their centerpiece in ways I haven't quite experienced …

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Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Sunday Brunch: Olive Oil-Fried Eggs with Asparagus

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If you've never fried an egg in lots of olive oil, you're missing out on some major …

Naming names: Cherries you cannot miss

Bite into a great cherry and get an amazing hit of sugar, sweet almond and squeaky-plump fruit. When the cherry is one of the especially sexy …

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Chimpanzees to retire from US government research

<b>The National Institute of Health, the largest funder of medical research in the US, is planning to stop using chimpanzees in laboratory experiments. But where will the chimpanzees go and how will it affect scientific research?</b><p>The head of the National Institute of Health (NIH) said its decision to …

Private Company To Put A Telescope On The Moon

Lunar citizen science by 2016!<p>Private space exploration is coming to the Moon, and soon. The world's first mission to the Moon's sunny South Pole will put a private telescope on a the lunar peak Malapert Mountain as early as 2015.<p>Moon Express, a private 'lunar commerce' startup, and the …

Marvel and Joss Whedon announce 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to cap off Comic-Con panel

Marvel is capping off Saturday night here at Comic-Con 2013, and Joss Whedon just took the stage and revealed that the name of the sequel to <i>The Avengers</i> will be <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. The reveal came at the end of a brief teaser, with the camera rotating around an image of Tony Stark's Iron Man …

India's Massive Challenge Of Feeding Every Poor Person

We've become familiar with the story of India's economic ascent and the creation of a large middle class. While that story is true, hundreds of millions of Indians have not been lifted out of extreme poverty.<p>India has sought to help its poorest children with its midday meal program, which was in …

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For First Time, Astronomers Read Exoplanet's Color

Astronomers have determined that an alien planet is blue like Earth.<p><b>A giant gaseous planet that's orbiting a star 63 light-years away is a deep cobalt blue that's reminiscent of Earth's color as seen from space, scientists say, marking the first time an exoplanet's true color has been …

Lost bumblebee species returning to northwest coast

A species of bumblebee is returning to some areas after over ten years of absence. Numbers of Bombus occidentalis, more commonly known as the western bumblebee, fell dramatically in the nineties, totally disappearing in parts of Washington State. The western bumblebee is one of several species to …

Falling TVs send a child to the ER every 30 minutes

Enormous flat-screens are in millions of homes, but come with a risk that many parents may not realize: children can be seriously hurt in a TV tip-over.<p>The number of kids injured by a TV falling on them grew 125 percent between 1990 and 2011, according to a new study of emergency room records that …

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Gorilla bean harvest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/gallery/2013/jul/22/gorilla-bean-democratic-republic-congo-pictures<p>720<p>Protein-rich gorilla beans have …

Prince William on royal baby boy: 'We could not be happier'

It's a prince!<p>The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to her first child, an 8-pound, 6-ounce boy at 4:24 p.m. local time (11:24 a.m. ET).<p>The palace revealed the news via press release at 8 p.m. local time following a hospital stay that lasted more than 14 hours at London's St. Mary’s Hospital, …

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Digital Music Streaming up 24% as Apple Prepares to Launch iTunes Radio

- Jul 19, 2013<p>Nielsen has published its findings on U.S. music sales for the first half of 2013. The survey shows the total of both audio and video …

Are Knockoff IPhone Chargers Electrocuting People?

Last week a 23-year-old Chinese woman was killed allegedly via an electric shock that came from her iPhone, which was plugged in and charging. Apple said it would help Chinese authorities investigate the incident. Ma Ailun was using an iPhone 4, and fresh information on the case suggests that her …

Gigaom | Google starts selling ebooks in nine more European countries

Advertisement<p>Google (s GOOG) has launched Books on Google Play in nine more European countries: The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Greece, …

The Datafication of Human Resources

A new buzzword has hit the business world: Datafication – turning an existing business into a “data business.”<p>Think about it this way: Facebook has “datafied” our friend network. Google has “datafied” our search and information retrieval. LinkedIn has “datafied” our professional connections. …

Update to Apple Store app will offer free iTunes, App Store content -- report

Apple is set to release an updated version of its Apple Store app for the iPhone and iPod Touch on Tuesday that will promote content from the App Store, the iTunes Store, and the iBookstore, with some of it free for a limited time, a report says.<p>Blog 9to5 Mac cites an unnamed source in reporting …

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Why 3D Printing Will Work In Fashion

In case you haven’t heard, 3D printing has entered the mainstream, and it will disrupt every industry’s manufacturing processes slightly differently. Let’s talk about why it will work in fashion.<p>3D printing is not entirely new to the fashion industry, as jewelry designers have for years outsourced …

How online shopping boosts in-store sales

Shopping online makes it easy for customers to find exactly what they want without scouring store shelves for elusive gadgets, dishware, or toys.<p>The downside is that customers have to wait several days, and often pay, for delivery. Alternatively, customers who head to an old-fashioned, …

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