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Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Console Wars Are Just Getting Started

It’s quite possible that all that momentum Sony's had leading up to the launch of the PS4 will dry up now that the machine is in the wild. System issues, faulty HDMI ports, and a real lack of compelling first-party games all work against the next-gen console.<p>Meanwhile, the Xbox One is still out of …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Straight Up

Could posture be the secret to your total health?<p>Sandra Lanshin Chiu, a former investment banker who once worked 100-hour work weeks, knows firsthand that sitting hunched over at a desk all day can wreak havoc on the body. After constant bouts of sickness and muscle aches, she left her high profile …

Yoga

Shift In Cholesterol Advice Could Double Statin Use

After decades of cajoling Americans to know their cholesterol level and get it down as low as possible, the nation's leading heart specialists are changing course.<p>Cholesterol is still important. But new guidelines published Tuesday afternoon throw out the notion that a specific blood cholesterol …

Latkes 101

Despite what a lot of people think, the Jewish festival of Chanukah does not "move." It is celebrated at the same time every year on the Hebrew calendar, but its timing shifts on Gregorian/Western calendar, depending on how the those two calendar systems align in any given year. Typically Chanukah …

13 Turkey Recipes for a Crisper, Juicier Thanksgiving Roast

Thanksgiving may have become so synonymous with turkey that it goes by the name "Turkey Day," but the hard truth is that the bird is rarely the highlight of the dinner. A traditional whole roast turkey is prone to turning out dry and low on flavor, a serious blow for a style of turkey preparation …

How to teach … photography

Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help schools harness the potential of photography and use it as a really powerful cross-curricular …

How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. …

The Spy Who Saved The World—Then Tried To Destroy It

Meet the Russian spy who saved the world from disaster during the Cuban Missile Crisis—and then almost provoked the West into launching a preemptive …

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert

Marijuana’s Lawless Online Frontier

Abby Haglage on the foreign-based sites selling marijuana to Americans—and why they’re getting away with it.<p>“I’m not a criminal. I just really like …

5 Surprising Uses For Pumpkin (None Of Which Are Lattes)

We can't make a twist or turn this time of the year without running into a pumpkin. The bright orange squash has taken over our parents' dining room tables, the entryway at Trader Joe's and the beer menu at our local pub. We're pretty excited about carving jack o'lanterns that look like these, but …

16 Things Only Girls With Bangs Will Understand

Bangs aren't just a hairstyle, they're a way of life. No matter how you wear your fringe, it requires ultra-obsessive maintenance and an arsenal of specialty tools.<p>But as we well know, bangs grow out -- and fast. Here, we celebrate the ladies determined enough to make them last, and lament the …