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Pumpkin Smoothie

<b>Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints:</b> <br>8 per (1-1/4 cup) serving (SP <i>calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com</i>)<p><b>Weight Watchers Points</b> …

Pumpkin Smoothie

HI Everyone,<p>How was your weekend? Mine was pretty good! However being that it is now Sunday, I am exhausted. I kind of had a lazy Sunday!! I planned …

Awesome GIFs of "Flare Surfing"

A couple of years ago, while on the Red Bull Minor Threat trip in Indonesia, professional surfer Bruce Irons decided to take his sport to the next level by strapping a few flares onto his board. What resulted is a stunning visual spectacle that looks almost like a man riding the waves on a board of …

GIF Animations

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Loki Fans Clamoring for Marvel Movie Centered on Tom Hiddleston Villain

Kevin Winter/Getty Images<p>If you're a fan of the marvelous Tom Hiddleston (and really, who isn't?), then you probably want the actor to get his own movie featuring the villainous Loki of "Thor," "Thor: Dark World," and "The Avengers."<p>Toward that end, Hiddleston fans have mounted a "Free Loki" …

Gloppy blobfish wins ugliest endangered animal

The public has voted, and the sad-faced blobfish has been declared the ugliest endangered animal on the planet.<p>Some have said the gelatinous deep-sea dweller that can grow up to 12 inches long resembles a mini-Jabba the Hutt. We think it also looks like a gloppy version of the comic strip character …

Fish

Make this watermelon frosty before the watermelons disappear! - http://thekitc.hn/1d695wN

Making Cute Bento Boxes for School Lunch, the Lunch Box Awesome Way

A Q&A with Heather Sitarzewski (LunchBoxAwesome.com) about making cute cartoon-character bento boxes for her son's school lunch—how and why she does it<p>After visiting her son's school cafeteria and seeing what he was being served, <b>Heather Sitarzewski</b> decided to take matters into her own kitchen. But …

Food

Batman Captain America Save Cat From Burning Home

Batman and Captain America (who one firefighter sadly mistook for Robin) were teaching positive life lessons to a group of children at their local …

Amazing Startrails Bursting in the Night Sky

Photographer Lincoln Harrison continues to amaze us with his extensive collection of surreal <i>Startrails</i>. Last year, we were just amazed by his circular swirls that filled the night and now, more recently, he produced a series in which each composition is filled with streaks of gorgeous light …

Photography

Dolphins love themselves (in that way)

Check out Scicurious' report on a recent research paper entitled "Spontaneous Ejaculation in a Wild Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops …

Sticky Asian Chicken Wings • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>Eating wings is an 8-finger affair (my pointed-up pinkies tend to stay clean as they are too short to get in the way), especially if you …

Recipes

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

For an extra-decadent mashed potato dish, spread finished mashed potatoes out in a baking dish and top with a thin layer (about 2 Tbsp) of …

mashed potatoes

Overcooked shoe-leather pork chops, be gone! This is how you do it right: http://thekitc.hn/1aj8Twt

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Makes about 60 Servings<p>Baking wings yields crisp skin without the mess and constant tending of frying. Divide the wings between our two sauces, or double one sauce recipe and use it on all 60 wings.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buffalo Sauce<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne …

Soysauce

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Epic Fan-Made AVENGERS Vs. JUSTICE LEAGUE Trailer

Sizzling Bacon Candy

Sizzling Bacon Candy is a carbonated bacon-flavored candy by Archie McPhee that “not only tastes like bacon, it also turns your tongue into a frying …

Hank Bought A Bus Project Transformed A School Bus Into A Tiny Living Space

<b>Hank bought a bus</b>, that’s the title of this project but really, Hank did buy a bus and convert it into a mobile tiny living space. As an architecture …

Now That's Some Extraordinary Cosplay

Fighting games. League of Legends. Final Fantasy. Mass Effect. These, and more, are the things people dressed up as last week, and did a damn fine …

Rise of the new geeks: how the outsiders won

From superhero movies to techy sitcoms to captains of industry, geeks have been running the show for years. But now that 'geek chic' is in the dictionary, and Topshop is selling 'dork' T-shirts, what is the future for nerd culture?<p>• The top 10 geek heroes, from Umberto Eco to Mary Berry<p>Cheer up, …

PAX Cosplay: Male Tomb Raider, Zangief in Briefs and a Great Mega Man

You don't need to wonder what Mega Man would look like in real life. One dude at PAX Prime nailed the Blue Bomber's look.<p>Scroll down and you'll see a …

Batman's Next Portable Game Has Some Castlevania, Metroid and Mega Man

The Dark Knight's return to handheld gaming will feature multiple endings in an homage to classic old-school games of bygone eras.<p>Set after the end …

Science fiction is no longer a boys’ club

Kick-ass heroines in “Hunger Games” and “Divergent” prove that women are taking over the male-dominated genre<p>English novelist Mary Shelley was born exactly 216 years ago. One hundred and ninety five years ago, she wrote "Frankenstein," one of the world’s most famous science fiction novels of all …

How Marvel's superheroes found the magic to make us all true believers

Incredible advances in special effects have enabled characters such as Spider-Man and Thor to captivate cinema audiences<p>Gallery: Marvel superheroes in film<p>Marvel Comics revolutionised the superhero genre in the 1960s with comic book characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man and the Hulk. …

Nose Straighteners and Vibrating Nose Contraptions From Japan

The Hana Tsun Nose Straightener and the vibrating Beauty Lift High Nose are two contraptions from Japan that claim to be able to improve the shape of …

Rainbow Reflection In Lake Makes Perfect Circle Rainbow

If the internet were that lake, it would be empty except for a handful of rotting fish carcasses. This is a shot of a rainbow reflected in a lake …

How Do Whales Avoid Sunburn? Hint: Some Tan

Blue, fin, and sperm whales have different strategies to avoid sun damage.<p><b>It's a good idea to apply sunscreen before heading to the beach if you don't want to burn and blister. But for marine animals like whales, that's not an option.</b><p>Species like sperm whales can spend up to six hours at the …