Shawn Varughese

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Pluto mission: NASA's New Horizons 'phones home' after blackout

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

The curious truth about belly button fluff

Some people have belly buttons devoid of fluff – while others must clean lint out of theirs every day. Jason G Goldman discovers why the fuzz is strong with some…<p>There are two crucial things you need to know about the lint that forms inside of belly buttons. The first is that it's referred to more …

Biology

Fatboy Slim - Mad Flava (Autograf Remix)

Remixes

Call It Love (If You Want To)[Feat. Lawrence Hart]

10 things billionaires won’t tell you

<b>1.“We just get richer and richer.”</b><p>The past 35 years have been a period of extraordinary wealth creation by billionaires, according to a new “2015 …

Demographics

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

Powerhouse Fruits And Vegetables Ranked In Order Of Nutrition

Scientists say that certain "powerhouse" fruits and vegetables can help stave off chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. But what exactly is a powerhouse food, and are some fruits and vegetables better than others when it comes to nutrients?<p>Dietary researcher Jennifer Di …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

What Makes For Good Common Encounters in RPGs?

<b>By Ethan</b> . May 10, 2014 . 5:33pm<p>It can be tough to explain the appeal of RPG battles to someone not familiar with them. Fights pop up over and over …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

Coffee

Location Independence: 10 Things That Would Never Happen Working in an Office

It's 8:30 in the morning. I've already scanned my work emails, completed a blistering hot 20- to 30-minute outdoor run, and mixed together my morning oatmeal. I'm not overly tired, obnoxiously stressed nor irritatingly grumpy. I'm not fretting about which dry-cleaned suit to wear to the office or …

Costa Rica

Being an Expat in London (VIDEO)

Maybe it's those adorable accents, the vibrant multicultural and metropolitan feel of the city or the lush greenery. Whatever it is, I have fallen in love with London. And as I've been contemplating a move to the city, I met up with a group of American expats in London to learn about pros and cons …

Multiculturalism