Chris Powell

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California wildfires kill one person, destroy more homes

<b>(CNN) —</b> One person died and 10 homes burned in a fire that started Saturday in California's Carmel Valley south of Monterey, fire officials said. Two nearby communities are under evacuation as the fire has burned 1,200 acres so far and is only 10% contained, according to the state wildfire fighting …

Natural Disasters

11 Pixar Short Films That Are Guaranteed To Brighten Up Your Day

All the emotion of Toy Story or Wall-E, but in just a few minutes.

10 Things We Learned About Stephen Colbert From His 'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee' Episode - PAPER

In the midst of getting ready to take over <i>The Late Show</i> from David Letterman in September, Stephen Colbert found some time to appear in the season 6 finale of Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee." Here's what we learned about Colbert from the conversation that filled his and …

Comedy

How to stay safe on your next camping trip

When the warmer weather hits, nature lovers like to take to the unbeaten path, packing up their tents, sleeping bags and campfire equipment to sleep …

10 Greens That Are Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you’re James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell …

Nutrition

The mathematically proven winning strategy for 14 of the most popular games

From Risk to tic-tac-toe, popular games involve tons of strategic decisions, probability and math. So one happy consequence of being a data nerd is that you may have an advantage at something even non-data nerds understand: winning.<p>So how do you win (almost) every game in existence, do you ask? …

Mathematics

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

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Cocaine

19 No-Cook Breakfasts That Require Zero Stove Time

When we start waking up to hot and sticky mornings, we retire the stove and say good morning to these cooling, no-cook breakfasts instead.<p><b>We love oatmeal and omelets</b> as much as we love all breakfast foods (which is to say: a <i>lot</i>). But when we start waking up to hot and sticky mornings, we retire the …

Breakfast

6 Board Games That Ruined It for Everyone

Suggest playing a board game and someone will say, "More like BORED game!" and it's <i>still illegal to kill them</i>. That's how low board games have …

Board Games

13 Greatest Couch Co-Op Games

How to Unlock Hidden Settings In Your Favorite Software

Not every app has a Settings menu that's easily accessible. Sometimes, developers hide away debug menus, secret settings, and more. With them, you …

Operating Systems

THE SUPERSHOW! The world's 1st UCG, Unpredictable Card Game.

<i>The Supershow</i> is a tabletop dice and card game set in the underground wrestling world of The Legendary Fighting Federation. In the LFF competitors …

5 Apps to Help With Your Spanish

It's time to brush app on your Spanish! To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, make your parents proud and improve your español five minutes at a time. These fabulous apps bring you closer to praising your <i>abuelita</i>'s food with more than one adjective.<p><b>Spanish 24/7 Tutor</b> <b>(Free)</b><p>This is a perfect option …

Forge War: Euro-inspired blacksmithing and dungeoneering

Did you miss the party? No problem!<p>For the first week after this Kickstarter ends (until 7/10), you can still pick up the epic game at the …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

This is the most ambitious game in the universe

Summon up every great space-exploration fantasy of the past century — from mining exotic planets in uncharted space to watching attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion — and convert that compendium of awesome into a game of unprecedented size and scale. That, in rough terms, is the …

Free promo codes for fun iPhone and iPad apps - appPicker

Promocodes: get fun iPhone and iPad apps for free!<p>Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>Please note, in order to snatch a promocode you need to be registered …

Globefarers of Catan

Introduction: Globefarers of Catan<p><b>Welcome to the Catanosphere!</b><p>Do you want to make a great centerpiece for your board game sessions? Do you ever look …

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …