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10 Significant Battles Of The First World War

<i>1.</i> First Battle of the Marne<p>At the start of the First World War, Germany hoped to avoid fighting on two fronts by knocking out France before turning …

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Britain's oldest pubs: in pictures

Lost on the Highway to Area 51: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.<p><i>Tweet us your favorites with #CityReads.</i><p>“Aliens, Archaeology, and the Atomic Bomb: A Road Trip Through the Ruins of the American West,” Brian Phillips, MTV<p>From the air, I did the inevitable thing, the …

San Francisco

These 3 Biotechs Are Down More Than 36% This Year, and They're Bargains

Image source: Getty Images.<p>This has been a rough year for biotech investors. The market cap-weighted <b>iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF</b> is down about 23% year to date, and some companies have been hit even harder. Shares of <b>bluebird bio</b> , <b>Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.</b> , and <b>Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.</b> have …

50 incredible bars to drink at in your lifetime

From world's highest bar to one that's underwater, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

British Virgin Islands

Butthole Surfers Were the Epitome of Every Hell-Raising Rock'n'Roll Legend You Ever Heard

We mined founding member Paul Leary and biographer James Burns for all the tales of how one Texan punk band petrol bombed the 1980s and laughed at the flames.<p>"Use your imagination to dream up a horrible road story about a barely human troupe of tripping Texas lunatics limping across a defenceless …

Surfing

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The Fusioneers: Forget cars, these guys build nuclear reactors in their back yards.

<i>All photographs by André Chung</i><p><b>At first glance</b>, the outbuilding attached to Richard Hull’s Richmond home looks like any lean-to built by a retiree with time on his hands: a slap-dash affair with wood that appears salvaged from home projects gone wrong.<p>But instead of storing a lawnmower and old paint …

NRC

In Case of Zombie Apocalypse, You'll Want Conqueror's UEV-440, the Swiss Army Knife of Trailers

• Submit to:<br>• Del.icio.us<br>• Digg<br>• Slashdot<p>This entry was posted on 05/01/2016 02:30am and is filed under Gadgets, Luxury, Picdump, Travel .<br>You can leave a …

31 Reasons Garlic, Ginger, and Scallions Are the Holy Flavor Trinity

This combo makes everything better, except maybe ice cream. That would be weird.<p><b>Is there a more foolproof trio of ingredients</b> than garlic, ginger, and scallions? Hard to think of any. This holy trinity of Cantonese cooking provides a fragrant base for any good stir-fry, but it's also versatile …

Cooking

We Dare You Not To Be In Awe Of These Vietnam War Vets Telling The Story Of The Greatest Beer Run Ever

The above documentary tells the story of John “Chickie” Donohue, a merchant marine from New York City, who — upon getting fed up with the “commie pinko lefties” demonstrating in Central Park — took it upon himself to fly to Vietnam with nothing but a case of Pabst Blue Ribbon and a heavy dose of …

Why Preserved Lemons Belong on Your Shelf

Fresh lemons are a workhorse in my kitchen, finding their way into everything from ice cream and tarts, to bitters and homemade cheese, to my go-to household cleaner. In fact, I thought I'd pretty much exhausted my uses for lemons—that is, until a fall afternoon in 2006, when I met a friend for …

Stress Is Ruining Your Fitness

<b>Training really comes down to one thing: stress management.</b> In the gym you add stress to try to push your body to a new level. Outside the gym, you …

The Best Way to Cook Different Cuts of Beef

Memorial Day is coming up—meaning it’s almost barbecue season. Time to stock up on charcoal and lighter fluid? Not necessarily.<p>While you can pretty …

14 Fermented Foods to Eat Right Now

For centuries, before we had the accessibility of freezers and canned goods, fermented foods were around to help preserve vegetables and keep them …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Crunching the numbers: Is your gym membership paying off?

Between all those holiday parties expanding your waistline and the pressure to make a New Year's resolution, it's no wonder gym memberships spike in …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

Story of cities #2: Rome wasn't planned in a day … in fact it wasn't planned at all

According to Tacitus, perhaps the greatest of all Roman historians, it was the great temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on the Capitoline Hill that held the key to the future of ancient Rome.<p>Writing about a fire at the temple in AD69, Tacitus assumed the conflagration would embolden the enemy Gauls …

Ancient History

Story of cities #4: Beijing and the earliest planning document in history

In the depths of Beijing’s Planning Exhibition Hall, a big grey hangar that squats in the corner of Tiananmen Square, stands a scale model of the city. It is an endless field of tiny wooden and perspex blocks, low-rise courtyards huddled cheek by jowl with a motley jumble of towers, expanding ever …

Ancient History

Story of cities #5: Benin City, the mighty medieval capital now lost without trace

This is the story of a lost medieval city you’ve probably never heard about. Benin City, originally known as Edo, was once the capital of a pre-colonial African empire located in what is now southern Nigeria. The Benin empire was one of the oldest and most highly developed states in west Africa, …

Africa

18 Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes That Will Make You WANT to Eat Salad

Everyone knows what the main attraction of eating a salad is. It’s not the nuts, it’s not the croutons and it’s <i>definitely</i> not the lettuce. It’s the addition of the perfect salad dressing recipe! Most store-bought varieties are expensive, and they’re often surprisingly unhealthy. Luckily, it’s …

Healthy Eating

Story of cities #3: the birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

If Baghdad today is a byword for inner-city decay and violence on an unspeakable scale, its foundation 1,250 years ago was a glorious milestone in the history of urban design. More than that, it was a landmark for civilisation, the birth of a city that would quickly become the cultural lodestar of …

History

The story of cities, day 1: how Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world

The secret to Alexandria, if classical historians are to be believed, lies in a golden casket. Studded with jewels and small enough to hold in one’s hands, the casket was a war trophy found in the lodgings of vanquished Persian king Darius III more than 2,300 years ago. The man who defeated Darius, …

Ancient History

9 unmissable podcasts on the Romans

From shopping to the invasion of Britain, we round up nine Roman podcasts you don't want to miss.<p><i>This article was first published online in March 2015</i><p>…

Ancient History

Add a Boost of Flavor to Your Coffee By Grinding These Spices With the Beans

Sugar and syrups are a pretty standard way to add flavor to your coffee, but if you’re looking to add flavor and complexity without upping the …

Coffee