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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

WATCH: Experts Are Urging People Not to Drink Straight Apple Cider Vinegar

When it comes to home remedies, few products are as revered or as misunderstood as apple cider vinegar. It’s been hailed as a "cure" for everything …

Country Lifestyle

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

Inventions

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Radio host reveals she suffered ‘embarrassing’ exercise-induced orgasm at the gym

Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time.<p>Melbourne radio host Polly “PJ” Harding has revealed on her KIIS FM breakfast show that she had …

Workouts

Symptoms Of Vitamin D Deficiency That Most People Ignore

What does vitamin D deficiency look like? In its most extreme form, prolonged and severe vitamin D deficiency during childhood, known as rickets, can …

Wellness

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Employment

The Devastating Loophole That Sticks Car Buyers With Interest Rates That Would Be Otherwise Illegal

On June 19, 2015, Bronx resident Carlos Guerrero-Roa went to an auto dealer in Brooklyn to purchase a 2005 Lexus RX that was being advertised online …

Finance

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

Dental Care
Nutrition

Is the speed of light slowing down?

Several things in nature go faster than the speed of light, without challenging general relativity.<br>Read More

Physics

Platypuses sweat milk, use electricity to see underwater, and are composed 100% of wtf

Every time I think I understand how weird platypuses are, I obtain additional information that <i>further weirdifies</i> them.<p><i>Popular Science</i> has a great …

Time I

Russian Roulette review: as Joe Biden said, 'If this is true, it's treason'

Michael Isikoff and David Corn lay bare the evidence that Trump and Putin have been striving to collaborate for years<p>Trump breaks ranks to congratulate Putin on election victory<p>Whenever I finish a book like Russian Roulette, I ask myself the same question: why is anyone still debating whether there …

Donald Trump

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For the love of God, please don’t confuse pasta water …

Italian Food

SAS sniper kills Isis chief with ‘one in a million’ shot from nearly a mile away

An SAS sniper killed an Isis fighter with a ‘one in a million’ shot from nearly a mile away.<p>The bullet is said to have taken the terror chief’s face …

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

E.coli

Man Says He's Not Dead. Court Doesn't Buy It

Constantin Reliu, a dead man, has been having himself a rough year.<p>The Turkish government deported him in January for having expired documents, sending him back to a Romania he says he hadn't seen since the late 1990s.<p>And you can imagine his surprise when, upon his return, he found out he died back …

Romania

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

Andaman and Nicobar

Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine's Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression

Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It …

Neuroscience

The Best Productivity App, Hand Down (and 12 Insider Tricks on How to Get the Best Out of It)

If you're a business owner or executive, you should be using these 12 hacks to get the most out of Evernote.<p>As a business coach, I'm always looking for <b>new strategies</b> to help people and businesses become more effective and more efficient. Usually, I focus on things like <b>leadership</b> and marketing …

Productivity

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

6 Gmail tips, tricks, and hacks to help you master your email

Have you ever accidentally sent a damning email to someone that you <i>intended</i> to save for the rest of time as a draft? Or made a friend audibly gasp at …

Productivity

'Time traveller born in 2043' claims 9/11 was engineered to bring the US together and stop second civil war

A self proclaimed 'time traveller who was born in the year 2043' has broadcasted his belief that 9/11 was an "engineered" event to bring the US …

Physicists Have Confirmed a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, And It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever

Noooooo.<p>Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it's not symmetrical challenges the fundamental …

I stopped drinking completely for 2 years — and it showed me how the world treats sober people differently

About three years ago, I decided to give up drinking alcohol. The decision was a logical one: I had been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and found that many of the things I had enjoyed were now a source of pain — especially booze.<p>After drinking some wine with friends one night, then waking up …

Alcohol

Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

Woman Hacks Fridge to Dispense Wine Instead of Water; Internet Declares Her Person of the Year

Carol shared an image of her clever hack over two years ago, and it has been retweeted a staggering 69,000 times since and received over 180,000 …

Wine

There are 6 major choices for streaming live TV over the internet — here's how they compare

An increasing number of tech companies are trying to attract the millions of "cord-cutters" who have ditched traditional cable TV for internet-based replacements.<p>Relative newcomers like Hulu and Google's YouTube are breaking in, while old-school heavies like Sony, Dish Network, and AT&T have been …

Televisions

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Baking