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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

ビビりすぎて人の家止まるとおねしょ止まらない

Crockpot Chicken and Dumpling Soup 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts; cut into chucks and seasoned 2 T. butter 2 small cans of condensed cream of chicken soup 2 carrots, peeled & chopped 1 onion, diced 1 stalk celery, washed well and chopped 1 chicken bouillon cube 1 ½ tsp. salt 1 ½ tsp. pepper 1 (15 ounce) packages refrigerated biscuit dough, torn into pieces 1 small bag of frozen peas 1 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese Place the chicken, butter, soup, carrots, celery, onion, bouillon cube and seasoning in a crock pot. Fill the crock with enough water to cover. Stir gently. Cover. Cook for 6 to 7 hours on High, or 10 to 12 hours on Low. ** 45 minutes before serving, put the frozen peas, cheese, and torn biscuit dough in the crock pot. Cook until the dough is no longer raw in the center. Add milk if you want a thinner consistency. I like my cream soups thick and creamy. ** Here is my homemade dumplin recipe that I use of my grandmothers, you can easily do with this recipe.... 2 cups of flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 eggs, beaten lightly

A Haven for Ancient Turtles - Lay of the Land

"This stretch of beach is where Leatherback turtles lay their eggs, and the other stretch of beach is where Hawksbill turtles lay eggs," our local …

¿Es normal que haya accidentes aéreos tan seguidos?

En el espacio de ocho días, tres aviones de pasajeros se cayeron en mitad del vuelo. Una seguidilla de accidentes aéreos tan aguda puede parecer como …

Proponen multa de $12 millones a Southwest Airlines

El gobierno federal propuso hoy una multa de $12 millones a Southwest Airlines por incumplir las regulaciones de seguridad en tres casos relacionados …

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

1. Make the Biscuits: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat (do not grease your baking …

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

Watch the New Trailer for Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Although the third film based on Suzanne Collins’s novels in <i>The Hunger Games</i> franchise won’t be released until Nov. 21, the Capitol is determined to …

“The Internet’s Own Boy”: How the government destroyed Aaron Swartz

A film tells the story of the coder-activist who fought corporate power and corruption — and paid a cruel price<p>Brian Knappenberger’s Kickstarter-funded documentary “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz,” which premiered at Sundance barely a year after the legendary hacker, programmer …

A Clean House With LESS Time Cleaning

Keep things clean without doing too much extra work.<p><b>1. Use your bath towels more than once.</b><br>Think about it: You use a towel after taking a shower, so it's not that dirty after one use. Provided you always hang it up and let it dry between uses, you can re-use a towel two or three times before you …

Cleaning

coconut brown butter cookies

I realize that most people don’t go to the City Bakery or their green Birdbath outlets for coconut cookies. They come in droves to load up on the …

The Best Gluten-Free & Vegan Brownies

Walnut Chocolate Brownies<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>Author: Fork & Beans<p>Serves: 12<p>Ingredients<p>Dry Ingredients:<p>1 c. Cara’s …

Magic Flan Cake

Life feels a little crazy right now because in two short months the manuscript for my second cookbook is due. As you can imagine, I've been spending …

Oscar Pistorius and the echoes of OJ Simpson

The last 'trial of the century’ was a media circus in LA in 1995. But the Pretoria courtroom one has a big difference - there's no celebrity-struck jury to sway<p>Both men were star athletes; both were accused of killing a beautiful blonde in a fit of rage. And both became defendants in what the media …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Tremble at These Surreal, Sky-High Urban Roller Coasters

Fort Hood shooter snapped over denial of request for leave, Army confirms

Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez's rampage followed an argument over the denial of his request for leave and did not appear to be due to some ongoing mental problem, an Army official said Monday.<p>[audio-clip]<p>The word came as officials announced findings of their ongoing investigation, which included …

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Phoenix Pond Blog

My Pond Pump Died!<p>The pond pump is the heart of your pond system: pumping water through the circulation system and creating aeration for the aquatic …

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

Photography

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Cooking

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

The world's coolest water slide, Sicily, Italy http://t.co/7ZllWhxDmH