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Don't Make These Sunday Sauce Common Mistakes—Or We'll Tell Nonna

It takes a whole lot of love and effort to make an amazing Sunday sauce. Oh, and one more thing: Make sure you're not making any of these common mistakes!<p>What exactly <i>is</i> a Sunday sauce? That answer depends on who you ask. There are as many ways to make Sunday sauce as there are families who eat …

For Environmentalists, Mines Near Wilderness Are Too Close For Comfort

Amy and Dave Freeman are willing to risk brutal winters, thin ice and hordes of hungry mosquitoes to raise awareness about impending mining operations on the border of public lands in northern Minnesota.<p>A year without a shower takes a tremendous amount of dedication and passion. Why do the Freemans …

Your Elite School Is Not Worth The Cost, Studies Say

The cost for a college education has risen to the astronomical, resulting in debt that haunts young people after graduation like a ghost bent on dragging them to a Dickensian poorhouse. It’s forcing us to ask, “Is it worth it?” Especially if the school of choice is an elite institution, is the …

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Are We Doing It Wrong?

23andMe Teaming Up With Big Pharma To Sell Your DNA Data<p>Published<p>20 hours ago<p>on<p>July 28, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>23andMe, a company that collects …

The Limits of Friendship

Robin Dunbar came up with his eponymous number almost by accident. The University of Oxford anthropologist and psychologist (then at University College London) was trying to solve the problem of why primates devote so much time and effort to grooming. In the process of figuring out the solution, he …

Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule for deliberate practice is wrong: Genes for music, IQ, drawing ability, and other skills.

A decade ago, Magnus Carlsen, who at the time was only 13 years old, created a sensation in the chess world when he defeated former world champion …

10 Principles to Live an Antifragile Life

“How can you think yourself a great man, when the first accident that comes along can wipe you out completely.”<p>— Euripides<p>It's one thing to live and …

Key Takeaways from INBOUND 2014

e-mail that protects your privacy

- a Free and open source privacy focused email client<p>Protects your privacy<br>• Searches and organizes your mail<br>• Open source, Free Software<p>Community funded …

Too Late To Start?

"Does success have a deadline? And if yes, what is the best age to succeed? Here is a visualization of the relationship between age and success. Tap …

An Overlooked Contributor to Climate Change: Leaky Pipes

Underneath the streets and sidewalks of American cities lie hundreds of thousands of miles of natural gas pipelines. The fuel is used to heat …

How to speak the language of thought

<b>We are now beginning to crack the brain’s code, which allows us to answer such bizarre questions as “what is the speed of thought?”</b><p>When he was asked, …

Isis vs Isil vs Islamic State: What do they mean – and why does it matter?

The beheading of British aid worker David Haines has highlighted once again the brutality of the extremists operating in the Middle East for a …

3 Ways to Earn More Money from Client Work

The equation seems simple enough: if we want to make more money, we need to charge more for our work. Yet pricing is a fickle issue, wrought with our …

Carnegie Mellon University

I Went From Grad School to Prison

This past spring, Cecily McMillan rode a bus across a bridge to Rikers Island, home of the notorious New York City jail. When the Occupy Wall Street activist was released nearly two months later, she had left her old self behind.<p>I didn't cry my first night in jail.<p>By the time I got through the 12 …

The Most Important Transportation Innovation of the Decade Is the Smartphone

So why don't cities and transit agencies take more advantage of it?<p>In the most recent New York City mayoral election, supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis bragged that he was the only candidate with a vision of the future worthy of the city. While Catsimatidis's grand scheme of outmoded monorails …

A Blind Legend, an All Audio Video Game

To offer a gaming experience equally accessible to people across the vision spectrum, the French creative studio DOWiNO is building an entire virtual …

Limits to Growth was right. New research shows we're nearing collapse

The 1972 book Limits to Growth, which predicted our civilisation would probably collapse some time this century, has been criticised as doomsday fantasy since it was published. Back in 2002, self-styled environmental expert Bjorn Lomborg consigned it to the “dustbin of history”.<p>It doesn’t belong …

Corrections

New Study Affirms 4 Very Old-Fashioned Guidelines for a Good Marriage - PsyBlog

New research on 1,000 Americans over 5 years upholds some age-old rules about marriage.<p>For a high quality marriage, have fewer sexual partners …

Why People Secretly Fear Creative Ideas - PsyBlog

• Next article in this series: How to Promote Visionary Thinking<p>• Previous article: Creativity for the Cautious<p>Why creative ideas are often rejected …

Saved You A Click (@SavedYouAClick) | Twitter

<b>Saved You A Click</b> Retweeted<p>bobby Retweeted The Verge<p>bobby added,<p><b>The Verge</b>Verified account @<b>verge</b><p>How Avengers: Infinity War turned Josh Brolin into an …

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Why This Teen-Created Police Accountability App Rules

On Monday, police accountability got a whole lot easier for smartphone-wielding citizens. Though much of the publicity surrounding the Five-O app has …