Lisa Mildon

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The Places You'll Never See on Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown'

Anthony Bourdain is anything but traditional.<p>The famed chef and television host has made a name for himself by decidedly doing his own thing no …

Dual studies suggest high-fat, low-carb diet improves memory and lifespan

Are carbs the new fat? For much of the second half of the 20th century, doctors constantly suggested we avoid high-fat foods, but more recently a new …

Diabetes

Eight health benefits of gelatin

When someone thinks of healthful food, gelatin may not be one of the first things that come to mind. But gelatin is more than just a jiggly childhood …

Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo Is the Easiest Date Night Dinner

Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 small yellow onion, diced <br>2 cloves garlic, minced <br>1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red …

Netflix Is Now Selling its Own Weed Strains

Netflix is nearly 20, and like many millennials, it’s got a little side hustle going. In California, the streaming company is offering a selection of …

This site expertly pairs fonts using machine learning

As any typography nerd will tell you, pairing fonts on a design project isn’t as simple as you might think. Depending on your objective (to create balance or to tension, or to showcase a particular piece of content, for example), there are various approaches you can take. But what if you’re a …

TV Review: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on Hulu

As the world has generally, if not universally, improved its lot for women, feminism — the sociopolitical doctrine that women are people, too — has …

10 awesome eco-activities to do this Earth Day

Just in case you’re scratching your head wondering what to do this Earth Day, we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite eco-activities that will help …

Earth Day

Hackers have just dumped a treasure trove of NSA data. Here’s what it means.

A group of hackers called the Shadow Brokers has just released a new dump of data from the National Security Agency. This is plausibly the most extensive and important release of NSA hacking tools to date. It’s likely to prove awkward for the U.S. government, not only revealing top-secret …

Surveillance

How to decorate Easter eggs using stuff you already have in your kitchen

Scrambling to get ready for Easter, and don't think there's time to hit the craft stores and dye eggs? Think again.<p>Awesome ingredients for dyeing and decorating eggstraordinary Easter eggs are as close as the kitchen cupboards, closets or desk drawer.<p><b>How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs, …

Kitchens

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Oscars: The winners list

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 89th Academy Awards were held Sunday.<p>Here is a complete list of nominees. (Winners are indicated in bold.)<p><b>BEST PICTURE</b><p>"Arrival"<p>"Fences"<p>"Hacksaw Ridge"<p>"Hell or High Water"<p>"Hidden Figures"<p>"La La Land"<p>"Lion"<p>"Manchester by the Sea"<p><b>"Moonlight" (WINNER)</b><p><b>ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE</b><p><b>Casey Affleck in</b> …

Entertainment

Oscars 2017: ‘Moonlight’s’ moment not eclipsed by Oscars mix-up

Just when the 89th Academy Awards looked like it couldn’t get more ho-hum, a bizarre turn of events transpired in the ceremony’s final moments that injected a bizarre jolt of adrenaline into the proceedings, when the best picture winner was announced twice: first “La La Land,” then the real victor, …

La La Land

This two-faced kitty has the most unique coloring on his face, and it's SO CUTE

If you, like us, use Instagram mostly as an excuse to scroll through cat pics on the daily, get ready to fall in love with Yana, a two-faced cat. …

Thanks to AI, computers can now see your health problems

Patient Number Two was born to first-time parents, late 20s, white. The pregnancy was normal and the birth uncomplicated. But after a few months, it became clear something was wrong. The child had ear infection after ear infection and trouble breathing at night. He was small for his age, and by his …

2 Artificial Intelligence Uses You Need to Know About (And 3 Companies to Invest In)

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The artificial intelligence (AI) market is expected to balloon to $36.8 billion by 2025, up from just $644 million last year.<p>AI, like other tech segments, can seem like a hazy idea that offers lots of opportunities, but not much clarity on where to begin investing.So to …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Find First Observed Evidence That Our Universe May Be a Hologram

An international study claims to have found first observed evidence that our universe is a <b>hologram</b>.<p>What is the <b>holographic universe</b> idea? It's not …

Physics

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn’t get any better, you’re in for a surprise. There’s an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

Your Essential Sci-Fi Reading List for December 2016

These are the winter science fiction books you're looking for.<p>Just because 2016 is almost over doesn’t mean there’s not still time to head into the …

The Best Food Festival in Every U.S. State

Eat your way across America with this ultimate map of foodie celebrations.<p>When it comes to quirky food festivals, America stands united. Our cross-country map of state-by-state cuisine celebrations, adapted from National Geographic's new book, <i>Great American Eating Experiences</i>, takes you from …

Festivals

What time is the Super Bowl? A question that marks Arianna Huffington's media legacy

In 2009, an upstart liberal blog made history when it became the first Web-only publication to be allowed to ask a question at a news conference held by a president of the United States. In 2012, the website won a Pulitzer Prize.<p>Now, in the midst of another election cycle, the news organization is …

York University

Britain banishes plastic bags as 5p 'tax' sees usage plummet by 6 billion

Britain has virtually banished plastic bags just six months after the Government introduced a 5p charge to discourage shoppers from using them, official data has revealed.<p>According to figures released today by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, shoppers are on track to use …

Pollution

President Obama Warns of Excessive Heat as Temperatures Expected to Top 110

President Obama warned Americans to stay safe during an ongoing heat wave as heat advisories remained in effect in at least 15 states and some places …

23 Affordable Vacations That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

Where to go to stretch your dollar as far as possible.<p>Yes, you will probably have to pay more for your plane ticket than you would for a domestic flight. But if you choose your destination wisely, you could end up spending much less while you're there. (And you should always follow these tips for …

Asia Travel

WHOA — This New Pinterest Feature Could Be a Game Changer

Pinterest has introduced new shopping features, including a very cool new way to shop using your camera phone. First, a new visual search tool with "real-time object recognition" just launched that allows you to shop products in a pin image. Just tap on the icon in the top right corner of the pin …

How to Download Free Books, Movies, and Music This Summer

What could be better than free fun in the sun?<p>Want your summer vacation entertainment for next to nothing? Many libraries have agreements with …

Flashback: Prince Lays Out His No-Birthdays Policy

"I don’t celebrate birthdays ... so that stops me from counting time," he told Dutch TV host in 1999<p>According to official record, Prince Rogers …

Music

Tom Morello on Prince's 'Inspired, Soulful, Fearless' Guitar Playing

"Underrated." That is the word that best describes Prince, the Guitarist. Why? Because his phenomenal guitar-playing was just one arrow in a quiver …

Guitar

Prince Honored at Touching L.A. Memorial

An intimate, private memorial celebrating the life of Prince was held Wednesday night at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Jointly …

Music

A Final Visit With Prince: Rolling Stone's Lost Cover Story

It is, in theory, a mundane sight, nothing 2 get excited about: just a 55-year-old man in his suburban Minneapolis workplace, scrolling through a …

Aretha Franklin