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5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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39 Relaxing Outdoor Hanging Beds For Your Home

To relax outdoors, in the sunlight or, on the contrary, in the shadows in light summer wind, there’s nothing better than a hanging bed. Lie, read, …

DARPA's new mind-controlled prosthetics let patients feel again

Over the past decade, DARPA’s work on brain-controlled prosthetic limbs has led to some impressive breakthroughs, but with the development of novel neuromuscular interfaces, it’s making real headway toward mainstream bionic limbs in the near term. Today, the agency released some new information …

The Chicken Burger You Need to Make This Summer

For as long as we can remember, burgers have had a place at summer dinners. Burgers have long meant ground beef, American cheese, ketchup, mustard, lettuce and a grill. But at Blue Apron, we mix up our all-American sandwich with inspiration from across the globe.<p>In the case of this mouth-watering …

Why Everyone Is Going Crazy For Craft Beer

Craft beer sales have grown 15% in the past year alone. Export sales also reached a new record.<p>What exactly is craft beer? The Brewers Association, the trade industry group for craft beer, defines craft breweries as ones that are "small, independent and traditional."<p>Craft brewers annually produce …

The secret to a higher salary is to ask for nothing at all

Twenty years ago, I developed a powerful approach to negotiating that goes beyond “win-win.” It involves starting by offering the most and asking for the least. It works extremely well, but I was unable to explain why until I read Wharton professor Adam Grant’s excellent new book <i>Give and Take</i>.<p>Adam …

Employment

The World Is Divided Into Two Types of Humans; Artists and Everyone Else

Artists see the world differently than ordinary humans. Artists can have all the money in the world, or no money or some money, but no amount of money can buy their happiness, nor can fame, nor can glory, as no amount of these human pleasures get the artist's joystick going!<p>What is happiness for an …

26 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned

Suddenly your couch seems really inadequate.

Star Trek

How are humans going to become extinct?

<b>What are the greatest global threats to humanity? Are we on the verge of our own unexpected extinction?</b><p>An international team of scientists, mathematicians and philosophers at Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute is investigating the biggest dangers.<p>And they argue in a research paper, …

Mind-Blowing Smeared Sky Photography by Matt Molloy

Canada-based photographer Matt Molloy brings sky photography to a new level. By stacking hundreds of separate sky shots he is able to achieve an …

Astonishing Hyper-Realistic Scenes Made With LEGO

It's rare that a collaboration can produce such magnificent results as this.<p>Nathan Sawaya (known to many as 'The Brick Artist' these days) is the …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Intoxicating Design: 29 Wine Cellar And Storage Ideas For The Contemporary Home

Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil, said Lord Byron. While we do not claim to be world class …

Gigaom | A lesson from the blogging elite: there are many ways to the top

Advertisement<p>The really surprising thing about a conversation with some of the blogging world’s most celebrated names is how little they actually …

Entrepreneurship declines as job market improves

NEW YORK - Fewer people are starting small businesses now that the job market is looking better.<p>The number of companies started in 2012 fell along with the unemployment rate — a sign that people chose new jobs over launching their own companies, according to a study released Wednesday.<p>The study by …

Entrepreneurship

Good Employees Make Mistakes. Great Leaders Allow Them To.

As a business leader, I found that one of the scariest things to do was to give your people the freedom to make mistakes. While mistakes allow individuals to learn and grow, they can also be very costly to any company. Scared as I was, I knew that truly great leaders found ways to allow their …

10 Questions Startups Use to Make Change Happen

Change is hard. I see entrepreneurs every day who are trying to change the world with a new idea, and startups that are trying to survive their hyper-growth phase by changing processes to meet demand. In both cases, it’s easy for them to become frustrated and give up, since most have never been …

Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

There's an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that passport and get going. To get you started in the right direction, we've whittled down a "bucket list" of ten of the world's most magnificent wonders.<p><b>Great</b> …

Sky Lantern Festival, Taiwan(o)

Sky-Watchers' Guide: How to See Lyrid Meteors This Weekend

Bright, fast-moving meteors are best seen away from city lights.<p><b>Northern Hemisphere sky-watchers will see another round of celestial fireworks when the Lyrid meteor shower peaks in the early hours of April 22.</b><p>The annual Lyrids usually are quite modest as showers go, with peak hourly rates of 15 to …

How to be a Millionaire in the Making

Shares 14<p>If you hope one day to be rich – or even a millionaire – what you do in the early stages of your life will be incredibly important. Few …

STAR WARS EPISODE IV Told in 60 Seconds - Animated Video