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I got Zika. The US health care system had no idea what to do with me.

"How do you spell Zika?"<p>I stood at the front desk of a major Washington, DC, hospital last month. I had a head-to-toe rash that developed after I’d returned from the Dominican Republic, where Zika is much more common than it is stateside. The friend I’d traveled with was showing symptoms of the …

Disease

Learn Something: 5 Things You Should Start Doing to Greatly Improve Your Soloing Over Time

'These might not yield immediate results, but in the long run will pay off in dividends for your soloing.'

Major- and Minor-Scale Exercises to Improve Your Playing

In my last two columns (See them under RELATED CONTENT below the photo), I discussed arpeggios and how to incorporate them into your playing to learn …

Electric Guitar

Dangers of cursive fonts http://t.co/yWTjBUGz6P

Amazon Has Put Out A Professional Video Game Engine For Free

Every gamer has done it. We’ve booted up a game, played it, and shut it down in disgust thinking “Man, I could do better than <i>that</i>.” Well, now you’ve got to put your money where your mouth is, because Amazon is putting out a free game engine.<p>For those unfamiliar, a game’s “engine” is more or less …

Amazon Web Services

Lychee-Thai Chili Lemonade Recipe

Sweet fresh lychees are cut with the heat of a Thai chili and tart lemon juice to make for a balanced, refreshing summer drink.<p>Thirsty for more lemonade? Check out these 12 delicious variations.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe …

A tiny fedora for your manbun

It "unites the best of contemporary styles in hair and hats for young men," writes an unbylined author at Capitol Hill Seattle [via Stylite, via Dan …

Dan Savage

Here’s The Perfect Drink To Celebrate Marriage Equality This Weekend

With incredible news coming out of the U.S. Supreme Court this morning being celebrated in a million wonderful, inspiring ways, we looked for the perfect cocktail to sustain you through a weekend’s worth of celebratory toasts. Mark Brinker of Chicago’s Barrelhouse Flat came through with the recipe …

U.S. Supreme Court

Wally the Angora bunny is the only hairspiration you need

Wally is an English Angora rabbit. Wally is a resident of Massachusetts. Wally is quality hairspiration. Wally is a Cancer. Wally is a triumph. Wally …

Tomatokeftedes and Cauliflower Tabouleh Salad

Make the most of your spiralizer with this inspiring Greek recipe from Inspiralized. It makes a healthy midweek meal, packed full of flavour.<p><b>From the</b> …

Apply for a Legend of Zelda college scholarship

Are you a college student who embodies the virtues of the Triforce and needs five hundred bucks for school? Then the Triforce of Wisdom scholarship …

College & University

25 cool accessories every dream backyard should have

This summer is going to kick grass.<p>The backyard is a sacred space. If you're lucky enough to own a private patch of outdoors, there are a few items …

5 Monday Actions That Will Immediately Improve Your Finances | Inc.com

Every year at this time most people and companies do a reassessment of their finances. A quick look at their assets and liabilities might result in either a big smile or perhaps a grimace. One thing few are happy about is the amount they will pay to the government. This is the time of year where …

Personal Finance

Cyclone Pam Smashes into Vanuatu: Pictures

The Classic Cocktails That Every Woman Should Know

7 drinks that serve as the perfect go-to for every lady.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want?</i> The 7 classics that serve as the perfect go-to:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For those who always order:</b> gin and tonics<p><b>What it's made with:</b> gin, …

The Solitude of 'Skyrim' Remains The Remedy For An Overly-Connected Age

The first thing I did when I got my new gaming PC set up was to use Internet Explorer to download Google Chrome. The second? I downloaded Steam and installed Skyrim straight away.<p>I did it as a test of sorts. I’d never played Skyrim on PC before, because my past computers have always been too …

The Elder Scrolls

Job hunting? Your dream role may be closer than you think

In case you missed it, a major change is taking shape in workplaces across the country: The idea of "the long-term career" is coming to an end. …

Brothers Grimm-Inspired Fairytale Landscapes By Kilian Schönberger

German photographer Kilian Schönberger has captured the essence of the legendary Grimm Brothers’ dark fairytales in a series of images called …

Picattoo Turns Your Favorite Instagram Photos Into Temporary Tattoos

Picattoo is a new service by INK361 that turns your Instagram photographs into temporary tattoos that you can decorate your body with.<p>The tattoos can …

Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Organized on a Budget

I’ve struggled over the years with wanting to “organize” all our stuff and get it in nice Pinterest-worthy order. I don’t usually have the …

How-To's

The Liqueur Guide

I’m often asked what the definition of a “liqueur” is, since many people have difficulty understanding how there seems to be such a wide range of …

I Photograph Stray Dogs At Rescue Center To Help Them Get Adopted

When I moved to Cyprus, I met Kayte, who runs a small rescue center for dogs. She lives in a hut at the bottom of the center, with electricity and …

A New Puppy Joins The Adorable Doggie Duo Of Harlow & Indiana

The adorable Harlow and Indiana doggie duo has a new puppy protege joining their team – Reese. At first, their reaction to the newcomer was unsure, …

Think You Can't Knit? You Just Haven't Found This Yet.

Why would you possibly want to knit a sweater when you can just as easily (actually, WAY more easily) pick one out from a store? That's the question my brother asked me over winter break, when he found me curled up in a chair with an armful of yarn and knitting needles. (For the record, he also …

Knitting

Doctor Who in the Style of Dr. Seuss

DeviantART member DrFaustusAU has given us many pop icons drawn in the style of Dr. Seuss, like Cthulhu, Batman, and horror movie characters. Now we …

Cthulhu