Deirdre Barnes Shockley

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Balsamic-Glazed Yam Fries (vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, oil-free)

Sweet potatoes are truly one of my favorite plant-powered foods. I buy them regularly, and use them pretty much daily – in everything from soups to …

How to Buy a Used Car Without Getting Burned: The 101-Point Checklist

Buying a used car can be a minefield, but doing a diligent inspection will reduce your chances of ending up with buyer's remorse. Our ultimate 101-point used car checklist sorts the ignorable details from the deal-breakers, and it will show you whether you're likely dealing with a lemon or a …

Used Cars

India Lifts Blocks On Github, Weebly, Dailymotion And Vimeo

<b>Update</b>: We’ve had a statement from GitHub which says Indian users are still experiencing disruption. A GitHub spokesperson says:<p>“We are still receiving reports that github.com is inaccessible for some users in India as of this afternoon (January 2). We have tried to reach out to the Indian …

NYC Holiday Window Displays

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

Interior Design

Before & After: An Open-Concept Dining Space Gets Defined

Jennifer and John loved their new home's open floor plan, but they didn't love the lack of a defined dining area. So they set out to create a dining …

These Are Some of the Most Otherworldly Creatures You’ll Find on Earth | WIRED

It’s said that we know more about the surface of the moon than our own oceans, and the same may be true of the lifeforms that inhabit them. Cold …

A shot of anxiety and the world stinks

How stress can rewire the brain – linking centers of emotion and olfactory processing – to change good smells to bad.<p>In evolutionary terms, smell is …

Incredible fish fossil is the earliest known creature with a face

It's a face only a paleontologist could love: scientists in China have discovered the ancient fossil of an armored, jawed fish that appears to be the oldest known specimen with the facial characteristics shared by modern vertebrates. More specifically, the bone structures of the fish's cheeks and …

Ancient Fish With Strong Jawline Could Rewrite History Of Faces

As faces go, <i>Entelognathus primordialis</i>isn't much to look at, even for a fish.<p>But consider that the 419 million-year-old, armor-plated fish is the earliest known creature to have what humans might recognize as a face, according to research published Wednesday in <i>Nature</i>. That's mostly due to its bony, …